The Millionaires' Party enticed the Fair Workers Commission to agree to cuts to Sunday, public holiday and late night penalty rates, which will begin next month.
You know what, people, do you honestly think all that will get you a cheaper cup of coffee in Thornlie?
Well perhaps at the Pizza Cafe, not far from where Jon, Garfield and Odie live.
And do you really think that new businesses will sprout now that the mining boom has busted up and FIFO workers having made tracks back over east?
The workers that depend on bonuses for unsocial working hours to break even will be spending less and the fat cats, including Stimpy, as usual will lock up their wealth or export it overseas in tax havens.
Speaking of Aladdin's Cave. GERALD JEEVARATNAM. Thornlie. crossings a short distance away in Gosnells that suffer the same delays, with trains arriving and departing the Gosnells station every eight to 15 minutes on weekdays.
This happens at Fremantle Road, Stalker Road/Main Street and Dorothy Street, as well as on Albany Highway at the old Stokely crossing in Maddington.
Would it not make sense to sink this entire section of rail line?
Gosnells underground station could have escalators to the parking area and to the commercial strip along Albany Highway.
The vacated rail reserve could be used for additional parking for travel THERE should be a thorough investigation into why the cases against the Le brothers collapsed after they were hit with unsustainable charges about allegedly illegal workers.
This harks back to the Phillip Ruddock days when he threatened to disrupt all businesses which did not demand proof of entitlement to work, with a harsh result of forcing people born in Australia to obtain passports just to have some proof of entitlement to work.
All of such costs and all of that grief have got us nowhere. ALF CAMPBELL, Kenwick.
JEFF WILSON, Gosnells.