A suburban newspaper didn’t even bother to check if Basil Zempilas or billionaire Chris Ellison were nominated when they dubbed them favourites for the Western Australian of the Year honour on Friday.
Perth’s median property price has hit a record high of $651,000, but as the recent sale of a two-bedroom fibro cottage shows, the money does not go as far as it once did.
A decision to initially let a child sex predator free has copped a stinging rebuke from the senior judge who eventually put him behind bars.
Libby Mettam remains ‘absolutely’ confident in her leadership and her authority over her Liberal colleagues as she attempts to move on from damaging Brian Burke revelations.
Ruva Ngwenya is one proud Mary as she takes on the titular role in Tina — The Tina Turner Musical at Crown Theatre Perth.
A woman has recounted the horrific moment she says she was raped by a man who is accused of raping another woman hours earlier.
A man has been flown to hospital in a critical condition after a light plane crash nearly a regional runway.
A woman is fighting for her life, and a baby girl is in a serious condition after they were hit by a car that had rolled down a slope.
A retired doctor and father of an Australian cricket great has died after suffering a suspected heart attack while swimming at City Beach.
A twin who lost his brother to a shocking murder is fighting to overturn the State’s crime compensation laws after his request for a payout was denied.
The former Broome Bishop has failed to prevent media coverage of court proceedings after a Broome magistrate handed down his decision not to suppress the details of alleged historical sex offences.
A man is fighting for his life after a light plane crash in WA’s South West.
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A driver has had a lucky escape after the car he was driving on a raceway burst into flames.
There is widespread Liberal discontent over the single candidate seeking endorsement for the must-win seat but it’s unlikely to happen without the backing of Nick Goiran.
The RAC rescue helicopter was dispatched to the accident on Railway Road in Elgin, about 195km from Perth, on Wednesday before flying a 13-month-old boy to Perth Children’s Hospital with critical injuries.
Perth is expected to kick off the new season with rain and a maybe even a thunderstorm, with a weather warning issued for parts of the State. SEE THE FORECAST.
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Julian Wright — the black sheep brother of the billionaire mining dynasty stemming from his brother Michael down to his sister Angela Bennett — has lost his appeal claiming a larger slice of that fortune.
Police have charged seven people and seized more than $2.2 million in cash, as well as kilograms of drugs and weapons as part of a major drug and money laundering investigation in Perth’s southern suburbs.
Steve Thomas has been returned to Liberal Leader Libby Mettam’s shadow ministry three days after resigning over his dealings with fallen former Labor premier Brian Burke.
Better Homes and Gardens presenter Johanna Griggs has praised Mandurah for having ‘one of the greatest cultural and arts outdoor exhibition’ she has ever seen as the city gears up for Channel 7’s Crab Fest.
A man has died after a tragic incident near a South West beach earlier on Friday.
Brittany Higgins took the ‘extraordinary’ position of only helping Ten defend a defamation suit if they did not pay Bruce Lehrmann damages, his lawyers say.
A BMX track has opened under a new bridge in Bayswater, with young champion riders describing the jumps as ‘sick’ and ‘mint’.
A firearm dealer has told how he was astonished when police raided his store, taking every single gun he had in the building.
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