Created in 1901 and one of the original 75 divisions contested at the first Federal Election, the division of Perth covers an area of approximately 78 sq km. Suburbs in this division include the districts of Mt Lawley, Ashfield, Bayswater, Bedford, East Perth, Northbridge, Eden Hill, Morley, Embleton, Highgate, Inglewood, Kiara, Bassendean, Lockridge, Beechboro, Maylands and Noranda. It also includes parts of North Pert, Coolbinia, Yokine, Menora, Dianella Perth City and West Perth. It is named after the City of Perth, founded under Lieutenant-Governor James Stirling in 1829.
Slow going as family awaits NBN rollout - Community Newspaper Group
BEDFORD'S Brett Blanchard fears his children's education would suffer because the suburb is still not on the NBN plan. Already plagued with snail's pace connection to the internet, Mr Blanchard said videos on Facebook did not load and online streaming ...
Keogh's rival for seat of Burt pulls out - 9news.com.au
Member for Perth Alannah MacTiernan said Mr Yang had shown "great decency". "You always had an excellent story to tell as a candidate, and you have recognised that the Canning campaign resulted in Matt gaining a significant profile for Labor," she ...and more »
First successful Australian driverless car trial in Adelaide - International Business Times AU
The federal Labor MP for Perth, Alannah MacTiernan , who was present at the event, mentioned that driverless cars would essentially require constant wireless communication. Driverless cars are expected to appear on Australian roads by 2020. Contact the ...and more »
No bumps in the road in Australia's first public demonstration of driverless cars - Sydney Morning Herald
Also present at the demonstration was federal Labor MP for Perth, Alannah MacTiernan, who warned that Australia needed to move quickly to ensure it had the communications capability to handle the emergence of driverless cars. This included beefing up ...and more »
Perth needs CBD high-rise school to cope with future 'flood' of students - WA today
The WA government is unprepared for the "tsunami of babies" that will, in the coming years, inundate WA state schools, says Alannah MacTiernan. Her solution? An inner-city high-rise state school. Perth's only high-rise school, St George's Anglican ...and more »
ALP national executive pulls rank on WA branch attempt to dump MPs - ABC Online
Frontbenchers Gary Gray and Alannah MacTiernan were at risk of losing preselection for their seats of Brand and Perth because the pair refused to sign a "candidate's pledge", which would bind them to the policies and platform of the WA branch and force ...
Panel hits heights of complex - Community Newspaper Group
Yolk property director Pete Adams said the company would listen to the concerns of residents and had met with Perth MHR Alannah MacTiernan. “We're certainly remaining very approachable and trying to meet with other opponents,” Mr Adams said.
'Pull funds from chaotic truck route' - Perth Now
Alannah MacTiernan signs a petition for the opposing of the construction of Roe 8. Federal Cities Minister Jamie Briggs. “Now is the opportunity for Mr Turnbull to put an end to this chaotic, ridiculous project, put the money back into rail projects in ...
Seat changes test allegiances - Business News
He proved them wrong, but helped contribute to his own eventual demise by some extraordinary errors of judgment. Poor opinion polls for Mr Abbott in August increased the pressure for change. Labor's Perth MHR, the loquacious Alannah MacTiernan, wrote ...and more »
Quality candidate faces faction fight - Perth Now
While Keogh has strong support from the likes of federal Perth MP Alannah MacTiernan, his bid is being thwarted by the Left faction which wants City of Gosnells councillor Pierre Yang to be the Labor candidate. Yang is being supported by union United ...and more »
Grant helps AFL girl get to Geelong - Community Newspaper Group
Perth MHR Alannah MacTiernan said the grants were a “fantastic opportunity” for kids to represent their State at an elite level. “It is quite expensive for parents to fund their kids going over to do developmental work - it costs a couple of thousand ...
Blockade a last resort - Community Newspaper Group
Labor MP Alannah MacTiernan said people standing in front of bulldozers would be a last resort. “What we want the Government to do is have a complete and open review of this project,” she said. That review looks unlikely, with a spokeswoman for the ...and more »
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