Victorian FIFO workers barred as WA doubles down on border closure to preserve ‘safe haven’

Western Australia will lock down its border even further to Victoria from midnight tonight with Health Minister Roger Cook telling visitors from the virus-ridden state they’re “not welcome”.

Super Netball weighing up WA as potential relocation spot for Melbourne teams

The Melbourne Vixens and Collingwood Magpies will likely be relocated to NSW ahead of Super Netball’s August 1 start date, but Western Australia, as well as Queensland and South Australia, […]

‘Shocking double standards’: WA health minister’s wife to attend anti-racism rally despite lockdown

The WA Labor government is being accused of “shocking double standards” after Health Minister Roger Cook said his wife Carly Lane was planning to represent him at an anti-racism rally […]

Big Bang missing matter finally found in WA breakthrough needed to better map our universe

After almost 30 years of searching the universe, astronomers using WA’s state-of-the-art telescope have finally solved the mystery of “missing matter” tracing back to the Big Bang.

WA storm LIVE: Hundreds of calls for help and thousands lose power around the state

About 30,000 Western Power customers across the state have been affected by power outages and problems caused by the storm so far, with the service provider already receiving more than […]

No new COVID-19 cases for WA after Premier Mark McGowan forced to defend border stance

WA has had another day of zero new cases of COVID-19 overnight as Premier Mark McGowan continues to vividly defend his decision to keep borders to the rest of Australia […]

Clive Palmer to challenge WA border closures in High Court after exemption application denied

Clive Palmer said the closures breached Section 92 of the Constitution which states trade, commerce, and intercourse among the states shall be absolutely free.

China’s consul-general to WA ‘moves to Beijing’, according to social media post

China’s consul-general to WA Dong Zhihua has “moved to Beijing”, according to a social media post that appeared in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Lifeline calls for mental health support in WA up 51pc in time of ‘anxiety and despair’

More West Australians experiencing a ‘personal crisis’ than ever before have reached out for suicide prevention and mental health support services during isolation due to COVID-19.

‘We’ve got the measuring tape out’: WA pubs, restaurants gear up for business with pandemic-busting measures

“We’ve got the measuring tape out, we’ve got everything ready to go for the social distancing,” Pink Duck Beach Bar and Bistro operator Courtney Pink says.

‘Overt sadistic rapist’ responsible for brutal prison attacks dies in WA jail

A notorious rapist serving a life jail term has died at Casuarina Maximum Security Prison despite efforts to revive him before taking him to hospital in the early hours of […]

‘Violence, disrespectful behaviour not on’ in WA schools but sadly a reality: Education Department

Violence in West Australian schools is not tolerated but is sadly something principals, teachers and other school staff are having to deal with, says Education Department Director General Lisa Rodgers.