Community services groups have joined Premier Mark McGowan in condemning Fremantle’s tent city, describing it as a ‘misguided and even dangerous’ response to homelessness.
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Up to one million West Australians are predicted to cast their votes early at the State election because of COVID safety fears — with postal vote packages to arrive in mailboxes from late February.
A man was so brutally beaten by senior Bandidos bikies — including one armed with a metal pole — at his own birthday party that he was left almost completely blind in one eye, prosecutors claim.
You’ll never guess which notoriously private entrepreneur has just purchased one of WA’s most expensive properties of 2020 — for an eye-watering $7.5 million.
Police have launched an investigation into shocking accusations of elder abuse and serious neglect inside a western suburbs aged-care home.
A Peppermint Grove accountant and shire councillor who stole millions of dollars from a wealthy chicken farmer will appeal his six-year jail term — but will not fight to clear his name.
Communities along Pilbara’s coast are bracing for a severe tropical cyclone to batter them with destructive winds and heavy rain on Friday.
Firefighters called to a house fire in Armadale have discovered a dead body inside the home.
Swimmers who flocked to the ocean to beat the scorching heat this afternoon have been pulled from the water after a shark was spotted in Perth’s north.
Liberal Leader Zak Kirkup has accused the State Government of ‘sitting on billions of dollars of revenue’ and ‘choosing’ to ignore WA’s homelessness crisis during a visit to the encampment.
Two cousins, who tried to smuggle 9.5 million cigarettes into WA by hiding them under ceiling panels in a sea container, have both been jailed for nearly five years.
Banning party buses in Scarborough won’t curb rising antisocial behaviour in the area, according to the operator of a bus service that regularly visits the coastal party hotspot.
The McGowan Government’s failure to disclose cases of the highly-contagious UK variant of COVID-19 in the State is undermining public trust, according to the Australian Medical Association WA.
A black Audi was left scorched and lying on its side after the fatal crash this morning.
The City of Stirling will meet with police to tackle antisocial behaviour after confronting photos exposed alcohol-fuelled violence plaguing nightlife in the seaside suburb.
WA parents are being slugged with childcare price hikes nearly double the national average, with many in the outer suburbs and regions hit the hardest.
A seven-year-old boy is tonight in a serious but stable condition in Perth Children’s Hospital with head injuries after being involved in a crash in Gosnells.
Vulnerable. Intimidated. Outnumbered. These are just some of the words to describe how I felt as a lone female during a Sunday session on the beachside strip, writes Brianna Dugan.
Arson squad detectives have investigated at least 56 bushfires since the season began in December, with 10 - including Aubin Grove and Oakford - still open.
It has emerged the Health Department failed to publicly reveal four cases of the highly-contagious mutant variant were recorded in WA, with one more active case in hotel quarantine.
The former occupant left the property before officers arrived but police say the investigation is continuing.
What was once a peaceful sunset family beach has now been overturned with alcohol-fuelled violence — and a former world boxing champion is demanding a change.
Leading criminal lawyers have spoken out against the WA Liberals’ support for automatic jail terms of up to 15 years for meth dealers, with top lawyer Tom Percy QC labelling the policy ‘ridiculous’.
The pictures of booze-fuelled fighting and brawling in Scarborough featured in The West Australian are as shocking as they are sadly predictable.
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