Schools are making sure they are ready for any potential Perth lockdown, war gaming a scenario in which an outbreak of the Delta strain of COVID-19 leads to classes being shut down.
A Perth woman who murdered her boyfriend by plunging a kitchen knife into his heart — having already inflicted a stab wound and slashing him with broken glass — has been jailed for life.
A Victorian motivational speaker used a bizarre defence when he was caught out breaching WA’s strict COVID-19 border rules.
COVID-19 could mutate to infect and kill children unless we speed up the vaccine roll-out, a top expert on childhood infectious diseases has warned.
RSPCA WA has recorded a 30 per cent surge in cruelty to cats in Perth’s northern suburbs, with steel-jaw traps, paint and a spike just some of the tools used in the attacks. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES
Health experts do not expect to see kids aged under 16 being given COVID jabs until December at the earliest — and warn of needing more data on side effects before rolling it out to the age bracket.
Paramedics are treating a man in his 60s after a ute crossed into oncoming traffic and smashed into a road train in Bayswater this morning.
A childcare centre in Perth’s south-east has been fined $10,000 for leaving a two-year-old girl unsupervised on a bus for almost two hours.
The head of the independent body established by the McGowan Government to provide expert advice on major capital works says it is too early to decide the fate of Roe 8.
Ms Peterson, known for hurling abuse and hardline vegan philosophy at restaurant diners, recently took to social media to complain it was ‘very suspicious’ WA Police rejected the application.
Fiona Stanley hospital has declared a second code yellow in two days, leading healthcare staff to warn of ‘dangerous’ under-resourcing as emergency department capacity reaches breaking point.
The nurses union has criticised the State Government’s beefed-up COVID vaccination plan and said it will stretch already under-staffed hospitals even further.
The western suburbs school student began experimenting with vaping last year under the impression it was a cool, healthy alternative to traditional cigarettes.
WA Police have determined the identity of a man found dead in the Swan River.
Hot on the heels of police officers warning of the growing violence in Northbridge, a 13-year-old girl and 18-year-old man have been charged over a brutal assault in the party precinct.
Troy de Ruyter
Could a name change be in the offing for one of Perth’s most iconic shorelines? Councillors are testing the water over a push to use the Noongar name for Cottesloe Beach.
Police are investigating after a four-wheel-drive smashed into a light pole in Mindarie late last night.
WA has produced a raft of talented designers and it would be a shame if, when we can finally plan for a special event without the spectre of COVID, local labels are no longer there to turn to.
Receiving a Pfizer vaccine “was like winning the lotto”, according to one 64-year-old Perth resident.
WA Police and forensics officers are investigating the death of a man whose body was pulled from the Swan River near Crown Casino this afternoon.
Premier Mark McGowan will ask National Cabinet to consider strict new rules for cargo ships transiting through Indonesia.
A Tasmanian man who drove around Western Australia after he was refused entry into the State in a ‘blatant’ and ‘selfish’ breach of the WA’s COVID-19 laws has been sentenced.
A fitness centre in O’Connor has had to temporarily close its doors after a deliberately-lit fire ripped through part of the building, leaving behind a damage bill of half-a-million dollars.
An American backpacker who allegedly ‘flagrantly flouted’ WA’s strict quarantine laws and then refused to take a test after she was arrested will spend at least the next nine days behind bars.
Shannon Hampton & Sarah Steger
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