The City of Perth splashed $100,000 on a pop-up arcade and “pop culture hub” that attracted just 6000 people to the CBD across three days over the Easter weekend.
City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mayor John Bowler is refusing to comment on a secret council meeting understood to concern City chief executive John Walker.
Charges against Jacob Anthonisz — the co-accused in one of WA’s biggest cases of public sector fraud — are at risk of being dismissed as the State drags its heels on handing over evidence against him.
Emily Moulton and Rory Campbell
The AMA WA President has called for an independent inquiry into the tragic death of 7-year-old Aishwarya Aswath as he hit out at the government’s lack of ‘urgency’ on health system concerns.
Josh Zimmerman and Sarah Steger
City of Perth officers have floated the idea of charging punters to attend the traditionally free State of The Art music festival — as part of a deal to see WA Day celebrations back in the CBD.
Reusable nappies have come a long way from the days of terry-towelling squares and safety pins — and one group of parents can’t get enough of them.
The City of Perth has revealed a big jump in the number of rough sleepers on its streets.
Three Indigenous names are in the running for the revamped Kings Square in Fremantle, although the option remains to leave it as is.
A Perth council spent about $150,000 on a book about its history, so why might it never see the light of day?
City of Perth councillors opposed to helping fund a new pool in the CBD ‘should have made that clear before any election’ according to Transport Minister Rita Saffioti.
Questions were hanging over whether voters in the Warren-Blackwood electorate would be well served by novice Labor MP Ms Kelsbie after years under veteran Nationals MLA Terry Redman.
The West can exclusively reveal new images that show how the historic WACA Ground will be given a 21st-century makeover on the back of a $64 million cash injection. SEE THE IMAGES.
A $2.1 million childcare centre has been given the green light for a burgeoning housing estate in Perth’s north.
Fears a 24-hour petrol station will pollute wetlands and a nearby lake in Perth’s northern suburbs — threatening rare species of fish — have been dismissed by planning officials.
The much-loved Yelo cafe in Trigg is set to close down within months after a development proposal at the beachside site was knocked back by authorities.
The union representing a Town of Cambridge staff member who took his own life has confirmed it was helping him with a workers compensation claim alleging ‘ongoing bullying in his workplace‘.
The City of Swan mayor has been forced to apologise nearly a year after crudely labelling three of his fellow councillor ‘housewives’, ‘psycho’ and ‘bats..t crazy’ in public.
A Perth local councillor who lived and worked in Victoria until late last year has again missed several meetings due to a mercy dash for a sick pet.
A staff member at the Town of Cambridge took his own life last week while on personal leave after alleging he had been bullied while at work.
Lawyer and former Perth councillor Lily Chen’s legal team rushed to the Supreme Court this morning in an unsuccessful attempt to stop a Legal Practice Board hearing.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has slammed local Governments for ‘playing politics’ in their criticism of the $1.2 billion aviation package. Of the 13 destinations funded, just one is in WA.
A two-storey child care centre to be built along Northwood street in West Leederville will ‘aesthetically improve’ the streetscape, according to its developer.
The South Perth skyline could undergo a dramatic change if plans for a 35-storey apartment building on Mill Point Road are approved.
A southern suburbs council has been forced into an embarrassing backflip on a controversial bicycle speed hump trial.
Michael Traill & Matt Zis
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