No change to grand final plans as WA announces positive COVID-19 case in truck driver

WA authorities say there will be no disruption to the AFL grand final at this stage despite a NSW truck driver testing positive for COVID-19 after driving through the state […]

Grand final plans unchanged despite NSW truck driver’s positive COVID test after WA trip

The New South Wales truck driver returned a negative test on September 13 before driving with a co-driver across the country and entering WA on September 16. Three days later […]

WA council CEO accused of using ratepayer cash to pay for sex needed ‘emotional support’

Gavin Charles Pollock allegedly used fake invoices to channel tens of thousands of dollars worth of council cash to the bank account of a sex worker, a report by the […]

WA opposition calls for ‘full time’ Child Protection Minister in wake of damning report

The opposition has taken aim at the WA Child Protection Minister after a damning report into the Department of Communities was released last week.

Porter shows the bar is now so low for Parliamentary accountability it’s getting hard to see

It will now be left to the poor voters in his WA seat of Pearce to determine just how immune the electorate has become to the litany of scandals, conflicts […]

McGowan claims Morrison government ‘let our great state down’ after submarine decision

The decision to keep the maintenance in South Australia is a blow to the McGowan government’s three-year campaign to move the work to WA.

Feds take swipe at WA Premier over ‘appalling’ hospital crisis blame game

NDIS Minister Linda Reynolds said the WA government’s attempt to blame NDIS participants for its underinvestment in the state hospital system and support services was “appalling”.

Premier won’t say whether WA will opt out of international travel once Australia reopens

While Mark McGowan has repeatedly said his aim is to keep COVID out of WA until Phase D, the Commonwealth has control of international arrivals and wants to resume overseas […]

WA tech mogul to be extradited to US over ‘$100 million texting scam’

Once a high-flying Perth multi-millionaire, Zhenya Tsvetnenko will be extradited to the United States to face one of the biggest telecom scams in American history.

WA ‘counter-terrorism police’ raid climate activists’ homes over chalk graffiti

The activists were charged with property damage and ordered to pay $2000 for writing slogans criticising oil and gas giant Woodside with chalk paint on a pedestrian bridge.

Secret Liberal WhatsApp group probed in post-mortem of WA party’s election wipe-out

The group of Liberal powerbrokers, known as ‘The Clan’, used the chat to Liberal pre-selections and other party processes and referred to factional rivals with nicknames such as ‘Pork Chops’.

Palmer flags High Court challenge to WA’s ‘no jab, no fly’ border rule

It will be the second time he has challenged the constitutionality of WA’s hard border policy, this time arguing a requirement for travellers from high-risk areas to be vaccinated is […]