An intense bushfire came within metres of homes north of Geraldton, which were saved from an blackened fate thanks to the tireless efforts of fire crews on the ground and in the sky.
An intersection in the State’s Mid-West where two children were killed in a horror crash over the WA Day long weekend was ‘an accident waiting to happen’ and was ‘inherently dangerous’, a WA court was told.
The demolition of the Batavia Motor Inne continues to cause headaches as the presence of asbestos comes to light, sparking concerns about the site’s proximity to a primary school and homes.
Two Queensland men have been arrested, charged and flown west by Federal agents to face allegations they were part of a plot to smuggle more than half a tonne of cocaine into Australia via WA.
The third weekend of the Basketball State Championships took place over the weekend, with five Geraldton teams competing against some of WA’s best.
Do you know a local volunteer who puts themselves last, never taking recognition for their hard work and dedication? The time has come to nominate them for International Volunteer Day.
The State Government is yet to reveal a specific time line for WA’s most overdue major project — the redevelopment of Geraldton Health Campus — despite awarding a tender for construction last week.
Christmas came to life in Geraldton’s CBD on Thursday, as thousands flocked to the main street in search of delicious food, locally made gifts and an evening of family fun.
UPDATE: The massive fire sweeping through parts of the shires of Chapman Valley and Northampton has finally been downgraded, after burning through more than 1000 hectares.
Firefighters are continuing their battle to control a blaze threatening properties north of Geraldton on Sunday night as authorities open an evacuation centre for those displaced by the fire.
Anneke de Boer and Tim Clarke
The $122.7 million upgrade of Geraldton Health Campus has finally progressed to the next stage, with a contractor awarded the tender to build it.
Notorious WA outlaw Dayne Brajkovich has described how he was knifed in a ‘targeted attack’ that has fuelled fears of another bikie gang war breaking out across Perth. MUST READ INTERVIEW
Troy de Ruyter and Caleb Runciman
Having met Dayne Brajkovich as part of an interview on his absorbing story from his childhood in Belmont to his rise as the sergeant-at-arms for the violent outlaw gang Hells Angels, he is a complex character.
Troy de Ruyter
A horrific road rage incident in Broome has left a grandmother and her two young grandchildren “traumatised” as the trio’s car was rammed multiple times and the grandmother was doused with vinegar cider.
Cain Andrews and Katya Minns
Violent crime in Broome seems out of place in a holiday haven supposed to be the diamond in WA’s tourism crown. So are the reports a true reflection of the Kimberley town? Caleb Runciman flew north to find out.
A man in his 20s has died after a workplace incident at a mining maintenance company in South Boulder.
Three acoustic shark monitors will soon be installed in the Swan River – but authorities are yet to tag a single adult bull shark in the estuary since Stella Berry was fatally attacked earlier this year.
A Disrupt Burrup Hub protester has been issued with a move-on notice after he parked a car across Mounts Bay Road and chained himself to a concrete block in the boot, causing rush-hour traffic chaos.
A child was airlifted to hospital on Sunday afternoon after he collided into a car while riding an e-scooter.
Queensland leader Annastacia Palaszczuk — the last of the COVID Premiers — has revealed she is stepping down after nine years in the role.
Under-fire police officers in the Kimberley are facing a crime wave with ‘one arm tied behind their back’ because of the State Government’s sluggish roll-out of measures to combat increasing drunken violence.
Three main highways in the Goldfields-Esperance region are under threat of closure as out-of-control bushfires continue to burn.
After months of physical and mental preparation, 14 WA youth have just conquered one of the most gruelling treks in the world, the Kokoda Trail.
A man who committed obscene acts in front of women as they walked their dogs at local parks has avoided further imprisonment, having already been sentenced to jail for an aggravated home burglary.
Elderly parishioners from the Goldfields Catholic community were treated to a festive lunch and local entertainment on Saturday to celebrate the Christmas season.
The Brunswick Red Cross Unit gathered last week to celebrate the milestones of two long-serving members, with one being recognised for 50 years of service.
The AI startup, which Musk announced in July, seeks to ‘understand the true nature of the universe’, according to its website.
Supply-chain dysfunction, rising interest rates and protectionism are making life tough.
Nearly 2500 fossil fuel lobbyists are estimated to have been granted access to the COP28 climate conference, according to an analysis from advocacy groups, reflecting a sharp increase from last year.
A fight over the future of fossil fuels has been thrust into the global spotlight at the COP28 climate summit.
The assailants who slit exiled bikie Dayne Brajkovich’s throat — a slashing police believe is a retribution attack by his old gang the Hells Angels — are still at large.
A trainee doctor accused of raping a fellow medical student told his alleged victim he ‘didn’t think it was (rape) ... at the time’, during a phone call played in court on the first day of his criminal trial.
Finance Minister Katy Gallagher has found another $9.8 billion in savings and money to spend elsewhere as the Government prepares to hand down its mid-year budget update.
Selfish, self-indulgent and utterly stupid. How else to describe the actions of a Disrupt Burrup Hub protestor who chained himself to his car on one of Perth’s busiest roads.
The recently re-elected mayor of an inner-city council will throw his hat into the ring for Liberal pre-selection – in South Perth.
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