A man is dead after a car hit a pole in Perth’s southern suburbs early this morning.
Pressure continues to build on the Federal Government, even within its own ranks, to free the Tamil family from detention on Christmas Island and back into the Biloela community in Queensland.
It’s a Bible-like item for every WA parent and now the Purple Book will be complemented by an app — giving mums and dads crucial information about pregnancy, birth and their baby at their fingertips.
For decades the Comancheros built their reputation on drawing blood and trafficking drugs. But this week they were brought to their knees by the ‘sting of the century’.
When you go to bed tonight spare a thought for little Alice who sleeps in a car with her mother. The rental squeeze means more families like hers are forced into homelessness — leaving kids to suffer.
There is a rebellion against the rising pressure for older people to downsize, with many seniors — dubbed anti-downsizers — refusing to let go of their large family homes.
Emergency crews have descended on a soup kitchen on Beaufort Street after a man was doused in petrol and set alight.
This is the dramatic moment half a dozen armed police officers swarmed a North Perth brothel believing a gunman was inside.
Howard Sattler’s widow Despene says it is an ‘absolute blessing’ — not a cruel twist — that he died naturally, after the former shock-jock lost his 10-year battle with a rare brain disease on Friday.
The RAC Rescue helicopter has flown a teenager to hospital after he fell off his motorbike and was injured at a popular riding trail in the State’s South-West.
An elderly cyclist has been rushed to hospital after being struck by an unregistered motorcycle.
Perth man Anthony Van Pham and his sausage dog were lucky to escape being hurt after a shocking road rage incident.
Police early this morning arrested a man after he allegedly pulled out a weapon — believed to be a knuckleduster — in a North Perth gentleman’s club.
The West Australian urged readers to have their say on the future of our city. These are some of their best and boldest ideas to be presented at the upcoming Brand Perth summit.
It should go without saying that quasi-judicial agencies created by governments to fight corruption must not become blighted with the stain of partisan politics. But this has not always been the case.
The plight of the Murugappan family, whose home in the Queensland town of Biloela was raided by immigration authorities in 2018, has captured the heart of the nation.
A wealthy Perth socialite has taken an unemployed woman to court to claim a $600,000 deposit she failed to pay after her online lover duped her into buying a City Beach mansion.
A new text message service from Edith Cowan University offering WA parents tips on how to help develop their kids’ love of reading is being hailed as an Australia-first literacy innovation.
A prestigious school in the Perth hills will pay a former student significant damages over the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of a former teacher.
Perth’s former talkback radio king Howard Sattler has passed away at the age of 76 after a long — and sometimes controversial — career on the airwaves.
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A 12-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital after being struck by a Transperth bus during peak-hour traffic in Perth’s east.
Labor appears to have chosen its candidate to take on long-serving Liberal MP Ken Wyatt in the Federal seat of Hasluck.
Fiona Stanley Hospital declared a ‘bed state black’ today in the latest escalation of WA’s health system crisis.
With nerves of steel built on decades of policing, WA’s longest-serving cop Jim Migro has promised a steady hand when he tosses the coin to start tomorrow’s match between Fremantle and Gold Coast.
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