UpdateLast week we heard from Mary, a mother of four who was the victim of an extreme case of cyber-bullying by her ex husband via facebook and Gumtree. Mary spoke with Paul Murray again today to update 6PR on her situation. Police are now involved.
A university in London has created a fake pub where customers are guinea pigs and bar staff are psychology students researching the effects of alcohol on behavior. Paul Murray spoke with Curtin University's Dr David Keatley.
A Sydney pharmacist says he stands by his decision to not sell contraception at his Thurgoona pharmacy. Paul Murray spoke with Simon Horsfall who has consequently had his pharmacy dropped by franchise company Soul Pattinson.
The Australian Childcare Alliance says homes are not a suitable place for nannies to look after their kids. Paul Murray spoke with Perth mother Amanda Teo, founder of the Perth Nanny Network, who strongly disagrees with the Alliance.
The Indonesia Institute's Ross Taylor has made a submission to the Productivity Commision requesting that Asian au pairs be granted a visa to come work in Australia. Paul Murray spoke with Ross Taylor about this issue on the Drive program.
Tony Abbott said this morning that a gentle smack can be good for a child, admitting he himself has smacked his children. Psychologist Leith Henry spoke to Paul Murray about smacking children, saying kids who are smacked are happier and achieve more.
The individual convicted of the murder of Churchlands schoolgirl Vicky Groves in 1992 has been released from prison following a review of his status by the Prisoner Review Board. Paul Murray spoke to the Attorney General Michael Mischin about the decision.
WA's new shark control program is loosely based on one in Queensland which has killed over 630 sharks this year. Paul Murray spoke with Alexia Wellbelove, from Humane Society International who says the program is unacceptable.
A specialist school which caters for students with disabilities has told parents that due to education service cuts, parents will need to pay for their child's extra care on excursions. Paul Murray spoke with Kylie Catto, President of the WA Council of State School Organisations.
Warning! Some of these images may offend. A facebook page showing WA teenagers who are drunk, covered in vomit and taking part in questionable physical and sexual behaviour has been created for this years school leavers to join.
The pre-election promise made by the Coalition to honor Labor's commitment of $600 million in funding for WA schools appears to have been broken. Paul Murray spoke to state opposition education spokesperson, Sue Ellery, about the funding backflip.
Byford residents are concerned that a lack of planning for the removal of a large mob of kangaroos in preparation for a housing development will cause an accident on the nearby South West highway. Paul Murray spoke to Byford local Dave Crispin's concerns.
Perth's worsening traffic congestion is starting to have a measurable financial impact on families living in the outer suburbs according top a new report just released. Paul Murray spoke to Marion Faulkner CEO of the Committee for Perth about the report.
The aftermath of the sledging incident between Australia's Michael Clarke and England's James Anderson has resulted in apologies, fines and a player leaving the tour on stress leave. Paul Murray spoke to Fairfax Radio cricket commentator Tim Lane.
The Police Minister is angry at reports saying she is looking at making gun ownership easier in WA. Liza Harvey told Paul Murray she wants to remove anomalies that have created loopholes for ownership and tighten ownership laws.
Each Thursday 6PR’s Karl Langdon joins Paul Murray in the Drive program, and continues the search for “Perth’s Best Pub”. In November, the 6PR & De Bortoli Wines “Perth Best Pub of the Year” will be crowned. Click image to listen to the pubs reviewed so far.
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