A 17-year-old has been charged with animal cruelty and reckless driving after ‘truly disturbing’ footage emerged of him allegedly speeding towards and ploughing into a mob of kangaroos south of Perth.
Anton La Macchia and Sarah Steger
Prestigious boys’ college Hale School has joined other elite private schools in cutting term two fees as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
Easter will be vastly different to previous years as people stay at home to save lives, but the fishing industry needs West Australians to continue the tradition of eating seafood.
While we haven’t followed the NSW trend of mass animal adoptions during the country’s COVID-19 self-isolation efforts, the RSPCA says foster applications are through the roof.
A Perth Uber driver has broken down in tears and hugged his wife after being acquitted of sexually assaulting a drunken female passenger in the back seat of his car.
Perth Catholic Archbishop Timothy Costelloe is urging the community to remain “calm, measured and compassionate” regardless of their views.
Danielle Le Messurier
In these unprecedented times, is this the sip of normalcy that Perth so desperately needs?
The battle against the coronavirus has received a massive boost with historically low levels of fevers and coughs being reported across WA as a result of strict social distancing measures.
Almost half of Australia’s coronavirus deaths can be linked to the embattled cruise ship industry — as the now notorious Ruby Princess ship yesterday claimed its first West Australian life.
Josh Zimmerman & Peter de Kruijff
Western Australia courtrooms have taken the unprecedented step of suspending new jury trials to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
The university sector is set to lose as much as $4.6 billion in revenue because of the coronavirus, with the peak body warning universities will not be able to recover without Government support.
Perth’s luxury 5-star Westin hotel has been picked as a health worker quarantine facility.
The police officer who went digging for the fingerprints that would blow wide open the Claremont serial killings investigation has explained how he discovered a crucial link.
New statistics show that less than two per cent of tenants in greater Perth who have lost their jobs amid the coronavirus crisis and applied for the $1500 allowance could comfortably pay the rent.
Mark McGowan says the fact the Artania did not have appropriate isolation measures in place before docking in Fremantle was “staring us in the face” and says “there is a consequence to that”.
Experienced St John of God obstetrician Dr. Colin Blair has put expecting parents at ease, declaring partners will be allowed in the delivery room during childbirth amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Samantha Rogers and Danielle Le Messurier
A vegan activist who disrupted the inaugural AFLW derby between West Coast and Fremantle in February was absent during her scheduled court appearance today.
A bushfire near Mandurah, south of Perth, caused havoc for residents and at least 85 fire and rescue crews this afternoon.
A man in his 80s has become WA’s fourth coronavirus death as the State recorded only seven new cases overnight.
The captain of the coronavirus-riddled cruise ship Artania has revealed the company which owned the vessel decided to take on new passengers after a global pandemic had been declared.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is looking into whether fatigue and faulty brakes were factors in a fatal freight train crash in WA on Christmas Eve.
WA’s trial of the century resumes today and evidence is set to continue into the link between fibres found in the accused’s car. FOLLOW OUR LIVE BLOG FOR ALL THE PROCEEDINGS.
Western Australia’s top cop has revealed he is hugely concerned about the community becoming “fed-up” with tough restrictions behaving badly as the coronavirus crisis drags on.
Details of payments to apparent shell firms used by a senior public servant Paul Whyte in his alleged multimillion dollar rort almost escaped scrutiny by auditors.
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