Open all hours

WITH Colin Barnett now claiming Western Australians live 24/7 lives in relation for his push for an end to payments of penalty rates, perhaps he will now cause metropolitan vehicle examination centres to operate 24/7.

There were some extra hours of service at the peak of the importing of secondhand Japanese vehicles and, following the Premier�s claim, there can be no good reason why ordinary workers should have to continue to put employment at risk by wagging work to have vehicles inspected during �business� hours.