Australia Day is a celebration of ‘white supremacy’ and January 26 ‘should be a day of mourning and reflection’, says Federal Labor politician Sue Lines as the date debate continues to rage.
Looking for an excuse to book a holiday? Well, look no further - the State Government is offering a $200 discount to West Australians who book a midweek stay at Perth hotels.
Senior Liberal Murray Cowper has launched an extraordinary attack on Opposition leader Zak Kirkup’s election chances.
The end to WA’s year-long moratorium on rent increases and evictions could lead to the biggest spike in homelessness seen in the State for years, a property expert has warned.
A Liberal MP who in 2013 was parliamentary secretary to the Road Safety Minister has been fined after being caught speeding in a campaign van emblazoned with her face.
Opposition leader Zak Kirkup has denied being ‘snubbed’ by the Prime Minister, after it emerged that Scott Morrison is unlikely to join him on the campaign trail ahead of the State Election in March.
The WA Premier has laid down an ultimatum to any rough sleepers thinking about returning to Pioneer Park.
It’s early days yet, but so far, the signs aren’t good for the Opposition Leader and his struggling Liberals this election.
A former mayor has questioned some of the decisions made by successor Brad Pettitt.
Mark McGowan will use a captain’s pick to parachute Baldivis MLA Reece Whitby into his new Cabinet if he wins the March election.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is refusing to commit to joining WA Liberal leader Zak Kirkup on the campaign trail in the run-up to the State election.
Mark McGowan will have to show he has cojones when he reveals his new-look cabinet after claiming March’s State election. Here’s what should happen with the right leadership.
Ben HarveyChief Reporter
The WA Premier has defended the extraordinary move his government made to end the homeless crisis in a Fremantle park.
Police have begun to dismantle ‘tent city’ after the State Government took the extraordinary step to snatch power from the council this morning.
Rangi Hirini & Joe Spagnolo
The WA Government has taken an extraordinary step to end the 'tent city' saga in Fremantle's Pioneer Park.
Joe Spagnolo, Rangi Hirini & Shannon Hampton
Fremantle’s tent city is on track to be dismantled by the end of the weekend, with every rough sleeper now being offered “appropriate accommodation” and authorities preparing to issue move-on notices.
Josh Zimmerman, Daryna Zadvirna & Michael Traill
Margaret Court says she was not aware of growing backlash over the decision to nominate her for an Australia Day honour, and described harsh critic Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews as ‘blessed’.
Plan includes an extra 100 school psychologists in a bid to improve mental health support and counselling for WA schoolchildren.
Angela Pownall & Bethany Hiatt
WA Police have linked allegations two men sexually attacked two girls aged 13 and 14 in Fremantle in the early hours of New Year’s Day with the port’s homeless camp.
WA Liberal leader Zak Kirkup wants to go head-to-head with Mark McGowan in five debates — four of them televised — ahead of the March 13 election.
There are now just 1200 fewer employed West Australians than last February, prior to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down large swathes of the economy.
The Labor Premier sounds like a tough talking, right-wing Sky News After Dark commentator while his Liberal counterpart is acting like a bleeding heart Leftie. What is going on?
Peter LawState Political Editor
Liberal leader Zak Kirkup is accusing Labor of being behind targeted attacks on his office — claiming his political opponents were ‘going too far’ with their dirty tricks.
West Australian families are missing out on earning an extra $11,000 a year due to the rigid and expensive childcare sector, The West can exclusively reveal.
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