A Winnebago, a Hummer and more than 50kg of drugs: Victorian drug delivery ‘kingpin’ arrested south of Perth

A Melbourne man who the police minister described as a drug delivery “kingpin” has been arrested in Perth after allegedly overseeing a clandestine state border crossing sneaking 33 kilograms of […]

Doctors at South West hospital ‘gagged’ from raising public safety concerns: AMA survey

A hospital in Western Australia’s South West region has spiraled into a “pressure cooker situation” with almost 70 per cent of doctors thinking about resigning due to ongoing work conditions. 

Prime Minister gets WA surplus figures wrong in claiming credit for strong budget

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has taken credit for Western Australia’s multibillion-dollar budget surplus despite getting the total figure wrong in his first visit to the state in 19 months.

Man who tested positive to COVID-19 on board bulk carrier off WA taken to hospital

A man who tested positive to COVID-19 has been taken off a ship currently in Commonwealth waters in northern Western Australia and will be moved to a Perth hospital.

‘Potential widespread devastation’: People told to leave as cyclone Seroja threatens to wipe thousands of homes in WA

Authorities in Western Australia are hoping to get through the weekend without loss of life but have warned homes in the Mid West and Gascoyne aren’t build to withstand the […]

West Australians who visited Brisbane COVID-19 exposure locations urged to get tested, isolate

Anyone who has arrived in Western Australia from Queensland and visited a locations in Brisbane also visited by the state’s latest community COVID-19 case must get tested immediately and self-quarantine […]

WA household power, water bills to get $60m subsidy over three years under Labor promise

Household power and water bills in Western Australia would remain in line with increases in the consumer price index over the next three years under a returned McGowan government.

Federal politicians caught up in WA COVID-19 scare as Victoria records another zero day

Authorities have scrambled to meet a flight from Perth to Canberra carrying federal politicians who may have to self-isolate because of a sudden lockdown in parts of Western Australia.

Murder accused takes to the stand to tell of troubled upbringing and a life hearing ‘voices’

In a rare insight, Jesse de Beaux on Wednesday gave evidence at his own trial in the Supreme Court of Western Australia.

‘Repay the faith’: No.1 draft pick chance McDonald prepared to leave WA

Prospective No.1 draft selection Logan McDonald has vowed to “repay the faith” of whichever club drafts him in a fortnight’s time as he tries to enjoy the simpler things in […]

From the Archives, 1955: Australia takes control of a ‘paradise on Earth’

Sixty-five years ago, the Cocos Islands – a tiny atoll halfway between Sri Lanka and Western Australia – were transferred from Singaporean to Australian control.

Scott Austic found not guilty of murdering pregnant lover Stacey Thorne after Supreme Court retrial

A man who spent more than a decade in jail over the murder of his pregnant secret lover in Western Australia has on Friday afternoon been found not guilty after […]

Border closures after Adelaide outbreak shows federation ‘falling apart’, says business

The federal government says there is no need for any state to close its borders to South Australia, but Queensland, Tasmania and Western Australia have done so.

WA Chief Health Officer to review border rules after SA records community transmission

The future of ‘controlled’ travel arrangements between Western Australia and South Australia is up in the air just a day after the border between the two states was opened.

WA records four new COVID cases, McGowan says returning overseas travellers still state’s ‘biggest risk’

International travellers continue to be the biggest risk to Western Australia as the state records another four cases overnight, all returning from overseas, says Premier Mark McGowan.

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, […]