On a WA Day like no other, the COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t stop West Australians celebrating the “greatest place to be”.
Amid a global pandemic, WA artists are helping raise money for the fight against COVID-19, with Royal Perth Hospital and Screen West collaborating for the vital cause.
Host Jenna Clarke and former foreign minister Julie Bishop will discuss everything great about being a Sandgroper today. LISTEN LIVE AT 8.45AM
As West Australians celebrate everything that is great about being a sandgroper today, Premier Mark McGowan has opened up on the intense stress of the leading a State over the last three months.
WA is a unique State with its own culture. This WA Day weekend, Ben O’Shea and Simon Collins look at 50 things that have made us who we are.
Simon Collins and Ben O'Shea
Scott Horlin has a simple mantra for dealing with the horrific tasks he and some of WA’s most unheralded volunteers undertake as part of their daily duty to the State.
Stacey and Steve Bourke have opened their door and their hearts to children most in need but their commitment to providing care is at times as heartbreaking as it is heartwarming.
The evolution of the WA pub has rocked and rolled Peter Hayes through more than four decades and he has no doubt the trusted status of pubs at the heart of the community will endure.
Women’s AFL four-time premiership player Elly Lambkin is one of the State’s local heroes being recognised by The West Australian in the lead-up to WA Day on Monday.
The strength of any community can be measured by its volunteer organisations.
This Bicton baker has forged an incredible global journey to where he now believes his family’s forever home will be in WA.
The moment Soraya Lee pulls on her red-and-yellow kit, she locks into the surf lifesaving duty that has become iconic on WA’s beaches, ready to dive and and help those in need.
At one point in time, WA was insular and dependant. Now we have come into our own. But times ahead will be very hard. They will test our capacity for empathy and action, writes Kim Beazley.
Fremantle based band San Cisco have given us a glimpse of their upcoming fourth album with the release of their new single — that comes with a side of social-distancing.
The free, all-ages music festival has been reimagined as SOTAstream, — a live show broadcast from Freo.Social to an at-home audience on Monday, June 1.
In a show of appreciation, two Facebook events have been set up encouraging members of the WA community to get behind our Premier and show their support.
Forget fading curtains and confused cows, daylight saving opponents have a legitimate life and death reason to maintain the status quo.
A fire has destroyed parts of Broome Primary School in the State’s north after breaking out about 4pm. The school is a historic part of the town dating back more than 100 years.
Glenn Cordingley, Jakeb Waddell and Caitlyn Rintoul
It is only seven years old, but WA Day is already considered more inclusive and family-friendly than Australia Day, families celebrating our State say.
From Australia’s only pirate to the time we went to war with emus, these stories are 100 per cent true and totally West Aussie.
“My mum really believed that a good education was the key to realising your full potential. She is the primary reason I am the person I am today. Women are the backbone of our communities.”
The first day of winter is predicted to be the hottest June day since records began at the weather bureau’s current site 26 years ago.
“FIFO has come at an enormous social cost to individuals, communities and the nation.”
A bumper crowd is expected for the free event at Burswood Park on Sunday and Monday, June 2 and 3.
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