Education Minister Sue Ellery will not rule out banning unvaccinated children from attending school, labelling the transmission of the Delta variant among pupils on the east coast a ‘live issue’.
A man with suspected bikie links has been arrested after allegedly going on a rampage in Scarborough this morning. The dramatic take down — which left one officer in hospital — was captured on camera.
West Australians are vulnerable to ‘predatory’ data misuse, the State’s corruption watchdog has warned after revealing that the Department of Transport’s database was ‘breached’ at least 100 times.
After a false start in February ahead of the election, Community Services Minister Simone McGurk officially opened “Boorloo Bidee Mia” this morning.
Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt wants other states to consider compensation for Stolen Generation survivors after the Commonwealth announced $1 billion in Closing the Gap funding.
Annabel Hennessy and Sarah Ison
A police officer has been injured and two cop cars totalled during a dramatic arrest in Scarborough.
Premier Mark McGowan has confirmed no new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded overnight amid a testing blitz sparked by a FIFO worker who returned a weak positive.
Two more close contacts of a COVID positive FIFO worker have received their test results overnight.
As Australia was glued to their TV screens, witnessing Perth’s Peter Bol cement his Olympic legacy, a house in Thornlie was bursting at the seams as his family came together to watch.
Michael Traill and Samantha Rogers
NSW has recorded 262 new local cases and five deaths as the state experiences its darkest day since the outbreak began. It comes as Queensland recorded 16 new local cases. SEE THE LATEST UPDATES.
Liontown Resources is roaring with a bullish outlook on the lithium market and its flagship project near Leinster where it has projected a mine life of four decades.
A fire has been lit under WA’s battery minerals sector, Chamber of Minerals and Energy WA director of policy and advocacy Rob Carruthers says.
Qantas has cancelled a number of regional flights this morning, with FIFO workers turning up to the airport — only to be told to go home.
‘These facilities are not long-term solutions, but they do provide an alternative to a night otherwise spent out on the street.’
The Andrew Forrest-controlled miner wants to set up its own vaccination facilities for mine-site employees once WA has a steady supply.
In a series of confidential emails to Australian Nursing Federation WA’s boss, nurses have warned another child’s death is a matter of when, not if.
More schools are slugging parents for the privilege of attending their child’s Year 12 graduation ceremonies at swanky venues.
The boss of Crown Perth said he was worried about the type of women high-rolling gamblers were partying with at Northbridge karaoke bars in a day of eye-raising evidence.
A Perth-based startup offering an UberEats-style delivery service for Australian retailers is rattling the tin for no less than $5 million.
Danielle Le Messurier
Fortescue Metals Group chief executive Elizabeth Gaines has indicated the iron ore miner is prepared for the worst case COVID-19 scenario, with provisions in place should an outbreak eventuate.
The loss of a Perth father-of-three killed in a horror crash at the weekend is being felt across multiple sporting clubs on which he had a major impact.
Brianna Dugan and Caitlyn Rintoul
A week-long extension has been granted for public submissions to a parliamentary inquiry investigating sexual harassment in WA’s mining sector.
Scores of West Aussies have begun joining queues at Royal Perth Hospital’s COVID testing clinic in the wake of news a mine worker may have been infectious while in the WA community.
John Carey was in the Legislative Assembly for Question Time just after 2pm when he discovered he had been at one of the new possible COVID exposure sites.
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