FROM THE WEB
The school is opposite a large shopping centre and a tavern operates 200m from the school gates. In my 24 years at the school, there was never an issue or problem associated with the proximity of the tavern and more than 2000 students passed the premises daily.
Locking away or hiding “adult entertainment outlets” is not the way to educate our young people on how to make responsible choices as they mature. Seeing adults enjoying themselves in a mature and responsible manner is a lesson well learnt.
I think that Jackie will be pleasantly surprised once Hopscotch opens. DAVE BONNER, South Perth. Belmont’s new Church of Scientology and a South Perth train station got people talking online. Congratulations on the church. Based of the success of churches in other parts of the world, this one will be a great asset to the community.
- Ron Munn Although a train station would be beneficial to South Perth, one of its main purposes would be to service the zoo. Families can come from Rockingham, Mandurah without having to drive and pay exorbitant parking fees. - Phil Roddis Seeing all the high-rise apartments in South Perth I fail to see why these people would not use a station. It would keep buses out of the city and reduce pollution and noise. We have gone to the expense of putting in a train line, let us now maximise its potential. - Mel Lintern Why should taxpayers fork out $50m for a few thousand commuters to have more efficient transport to work? Public transport is already subsidised. If I'm a taxpayer and don’t use public transport, why should I pay most of your fare? - Dirk