It’s been a year since the City of Vincent’s smoke free town centres project was rolled out and it isn’t going anywhere, with the program once again open for consultation. Despite concerns that the smoking ban isn’t be entirely enforced the City of Vincent Mayor Alison Xamon told Oliver Peterson on 6PR Perth Live the […]
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After 12-years of steering WA Cricket, Christina Matthews will depart her position as CEO, Matthews told Oliver Peterson on 6PR Perth Live she’s particularly proud of helping grow the game for people from all walks of life. “It strengthens our game to have lots of diversity and lots of people involved and it teaches us […]
Motorists are being urged to slow down when driving through roadworks on Tonkin Highway, the site has recorded speeding motorists 20 times the normal rate. WA Road Safety Commissioner Adrian Warner Told Oliver Peterson on 6PR Perth Live he’s “blown away” with how people have been driving through the roadworks. “This is an amazing level […]
The King and Queen will be touring Australia next year, making it Charles’ first visit down under as Monarch. Australian Monarchist League Chairman Eric Abetz couldn’t hide his excitement speaking with Oliver Peterson on 6PR Perth Live. “The people of Australia are going to see the king and queen of Australia visiting our country”, Mr […]
Streaming giant Amazon Prime has purchased the broadcast rights to next International Cricket Council tournaments for the next four years. Fans will have to sign-up and pay to watch Australia play, Adjunct Professor at Swinburne University and Sport Media Commentator Sam Duncan told Oliver Peterson on 6PR Perth Live “it might be a window into […]
Perth LIVE stock market expert Kevin Johnson from Argonaut Securities joined Oliver Peterson to chat about the big share market movers and shakers. Plus he gave us this thoughts on cryptocurrencies. “It’s called gambling and you’re probably going to lose.” “You don’t want to invest money to lose, you want to invest money to make it […]
Kimberley Banana farmer Lachlan Dobson was forced to bulldoze 1.4 million dollars worth of crop due to a nation wide Covid induced worker shortage. Talking to Oliver Peterson on Perth Live, the Kimberley Produce supplier voiced his dismay at the lack of local uptakes from nearby Karratha as well as the crushing outcomes of a […]
Lingerie brand Honey Birdette has come under fire after running a series of sexually explicit advertisements depicting women in and around high traffic, family friendly shopping center aisles. Perth Live’s Oliver Peterson was joined by the campaign manager for advocacy group Collective Shout, Caitlin Roper, to unpack the lingerie brand’s inappropriate miss-step.
Security guards working at the Novotel Langley in the Perth CBD are no longer required to work one job and will no longer receive a forty percent loading fee with the once ‘high risk’ facility now being utilized in a low risk capacity. The Adelaide Terrace hotel is currently being used to house fruit pickers […]
The photographer behind an iconic photo of last year’s ‘Highway to Hell’ ACDC tribute was left unimpressed after a framed copy of the photo went up for sale on a local community Buy, Sell & Swap page without her permission. Shelley Tonkin, the artist behind the iconic snap of Canning Highway joined Oliver Peterson on […]
Tiny’s Bar in Perth’s CBD has won Perth LIVE’s WA’s Favourite Local. Tiny’s scored 19/20 along with the Karalee on Preston after months of dining at pubs and bars across the city. To break the deadlock Perth LIVE listener Pete attended both establishments and had the deciding vote. After enjoying two great meals Pete selected […]
There aren’t too many places around Perth that are known almost exclusively for a signature dish. But if you hear someone mention Tiny’s, they’re probably talking about the roast chicken. Now, if you’re like me, the idea of roast chicken doesn’t exactly fill you with a must-try level of excitement. It’s not that I don’t […]
I’m not really sure what the area where Adelaide Terrace begins ‘is’. There’s the Concert Hall nearby, plenty of apartment buildings and lots of commercial offices as well. With that in mind I wasn’t sure what the clientele would be for Public House Kitchen & Bar which you’ll find right on the corner of Adelaide […]
Yagan Square is a beautiful development that has made the passage between the CBD and Northbridge easier, safer and more interesting… and The Shoe Bar has to be the jewel in its crown. This two story venue splits itself between a more casual cafe style offering on ground level where customers can also get breakfast […]
There’s not many places in Perth that are right on the beach with seating just metres from the water. Bathers Beach House is just the place to get your feet sandy while sipping on a cocktail and enjoying WA produce at its finest. A variety of seating options are available inside and out, all with […]
A Perth mum and her two-year-old daughter were turned away from eating at their local Chinese restaurant in Kwinana. She was told she would have to take-away because they didn’t want to clean up after the toddler.
The Garden in Leedy has positioned itself somewhere in the middle of being the upmarket pub option in town and a sports bar. At first glance the menu is a bit ho-hum. But you know what? They’re offering the pub classics and doing those well. They have different weekly specials but by far the best […]
Our Word On The Street Winner today was Katie who has won $10,000 thanks to Helena Valley Lifestyle Village. Her Word On The Street was telling us that she saw the wheels of a train on fire on the Joondalup line. Congratulations Katie! Hear how the final draw happened.
Perth LIVE listener Phillis called in with a Word On The Street that the Broken Hill Hotel in Vic Park closed its doors yesterday. Oliver Peterson spoke to the owner and publican of the hotel, Nick Duncan on today’s show. Nick confirmed the hotel is now closed and discussed how tough times have taken a […]
The Brook Bar and Bistro is Ellenbrook’s only pub within coo-ee of anywhere. Given the size of the area, this place should be rammed on a Friday night yet the bistro was half empty. Sign of the times or something else? These guys know their audience with the menu sitting firmly in the realm of […]