QR data not used by Victoria Police but could help solve hit on WA bikie boss

Victoria’s acting Premier says police have made no applications to access QR code check-in data for help solving crimes, while Western Australia’s Police Commissioner has defended his force accessing the […]

Perth criminal lawyer, WA bikies caught up in AFP and FBI ‘sting of the century’

Dubbed Operation Ironside, Australian Federal Police and the FBI secretly monitored the communications of hundreds of underworld figures through an encrypted app developed by authorities to track criminals.

‘I’d be keen to know what roles you can do’: Wyatt rebuffs critics over resources board roles

The former treasurer has hit back at parliamentary critics for taking on jobs with major WA companies so soon after retiring from politics.

‘Gay conversion therapy roadshow’ hits WA churches with ‘reformed’ gay man at the helm

The Real Life sessions across WA, described as a ‘gay conversion therapy roadshow’, have shocked advocates and cast a spotlight on the McGowan government to enact a state election promise […]

WA Police officer’s rogue Jiu Jitsu moves during arrest lead to disciplinary action

An investigation by WA’s top corruption and crime watchdog found Senior Constable Valleenkanthan had used excessive force when restraining the man.

Ex-wife denies trying to get former WA treasurer Troy Buswell locked up through breach of bail

Police officer Melissa Hankinson was grilled by Troy Buswell’s defence lawyer in cross-examination during the former treasurer’s assault charges trial.

Bombers heading into WA quarantine, AFL bracing for crowd limits amid COVID chaos

The ladder-leading Western Bulldogs have been forced into isolation while the AFL is bracing for further fixture upheaval and crowd reductions after the outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Melbourne’s northern […]

WA’s top public health officials to face national watchdog in the wake of Aishwarya’s death

Two of Western Australia’s most senior health executives will be referred to the national medical watchdog for an inquiry over the death of seven-year-old Aishwarya Aswath.

Perth casino regulation boss to retire as part of WA department bigwigs reshuffle

WA Premier Mark McGowan announced sweeping changes to the leadership of eight state government departments, including the department that oversees casino regulation in the midst of the Perth Casino Royal […]

What happened to Glenyce? Coroner probes cold case mystery of teen’s disappearance from Pilbara roadhouse

Stranded on the side of the road in WA’s North West, Glenyce McGowan camped by a roadhouse with other travellers also forced to pull up by the cyclone. The following […]

‘Complex’ casino regulation demands formal training: WA Gaming and Wagering boss

The man responsible for the oversight of casino regulation in WA says he received no formal training before being dealt the role, despite its complex and technical nature.