WA Liberal leader David Honey warned colleagues the policy of closing government-owned coal plants in just four years would be an electoral disaster the day before it was unveiled.
Mark McGowan has backflipped on his pre-election support for a government inquiry into corruption within the Department of Housing during Paul Whyte’s time with the agency.
Parents of kids with autism, ADHD and other neurological or behavioural issues are unable to get appointments with public or private paediatricians in Perth, with some wait lists as long as two years.
Senior West Australians are at the forefront of the State’s jobs boom, returning to the workforce at a faster rate than any other age group
Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration is reviewing whether or not it needs to list another very rare blood condition as a potential side effect of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
A woman allegedly raped by the former owners of a Como café was found passed out and semi-naked by her daughter — who had been ‘yelling and screaming’ to be let into the venue, a court has heard.
A 35-year-old man accused of shooting at two cars in Perth’s southern suburbs over the weekend has faced court after a dramatic carpark arrest by the Tactical Response Group.
Daryna Zadvirna and Michael Traill
The State Government has ruled gel blasters will be considered a prohibited weapon from next month.
The Federal Government is set to release the Biloela Tamil family from their detention on Christmas Island so they can be reunited with their daughter, 4, as she receives medical care in Perth.
Sarah Ison and Charlotte Elton
Residents of a northern suburbs home were lucky to escape injury after an out-of-control car ploughed through the wall of a bedroom last night.
When Betsy Buchanan needed protection from family violence as a child growing up in the Wheatbelt, it was the local Noongar women who looked after her. So she tried to repay them in advocacy.
Ever enjoyed a Fringe show, admired the rainbow shipping container sculpture in Fremantle, or spent an evening at the Rechabite? If so, you have Marcus Canning to thank.
Perth researchers Sue Fletcher and Steve Wilton have dedicated their lives to creating a new treatment for a fatal muscle-wasting disease. Now they have received Queen’s Birthday Honours.
After her ex-husband broke into her home and shot her children and himself, Ann O’Neill refused to be defeated. Instead, she made it her mission to help other trauma victims pick up the pieces.
Two men have been caught on camera setting fire to a tow truck parked at a home in Maida Vale early this morning in what is believed to be related to a tow truck turf war.
Premier Mark McGowan has knocked back the idea of offering the Pfizer vaccine to over 50s who don’t want the AstraZeneca jab, saying that decision replicated what was happening internationally.
Despite WA being virtually COVID-19 free, many Perth CBD employees have continued to work from home.
A man and woman were set on by a group of strangers and had their belongings stolen in Northbridge early this morning.
Embattled West Coast star Willie Rioli has penned an emotional message to his ‘sons’ on social media, just a week out from his return to the Eagles.
Apparently there are a lot of people in WA who are nervous about what’s going to happen to them in their golden years. While you don’t need millions to be comfortable, it pays to plan your finances.
Ben HarveyChief Reporter
The family of an 84-year-old cyclist fighting for life after a hit-and-run crash in Perth’s south-east say they are in ‘complete shock’.
The RSPCA WA is calling on the State Government to back it with a huge rise in funding to combat a troubling increase in animal abuse.
WA had originally planned to end to the use sale of plastic straws and plastic takeaway coffee cups by 2026 but now an ambitious new date has been set.
A man is dead after a car hit a pole in Perth’s southern suburbs early this morning.
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