Aleisha Orr

Aleisha Orr

Ex-AFL player from WA Dayle Garlett sentenced in Perth court

Once one of the most promising football talents in the state, Dayle Garlett was sentenced in court in Perth on Wednesday.

Aleisha Orr Fallen AFL recruit Dayle Garlett escaped a jail sentence on Wednesday when he was sentenced in Perth Magistrates Court over a crime spree he admitted taking part in earlier this year.

Surfer dead after freak accident near Margaret River

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Aleisha Orr A surfer has died following a freak accident in the water at Surfer's Point on Wednesday, after he was struck by a surfboard.

WA government allowed 'tonnes of shark bait to float onto beach'

Heavy equipment was brought in to shift the carcass.

Aleisha Orr The WA government has been accused of letting '20 tonnes of shark bait to drift onto one of Perth's most popular beaches' in a stinging attack by the opposition.

Ships set to sail in re-enactment of first Anzac convoy a century ago

Able seaman Ryan Marrris

Aleisha Orr While the crew of the HMAS Arunta are looking forward to time on land after three months, they know they have it easier than the Anzacs 100 years ago.

Ceremony on WA coast where Anzacs left for WWI one hundred years ago

Remembering them, 100 years on: The Royal Australian navy performs the sunset ceremony.

Aleisha Orr The first of the main events commemorating the centenary of the final departure of Anzac troops is held in Albany.

Spider burrowed into appendix scar, crawled through WA man's body

The mark the spider left on Thomas' trunk.

Aleisha Orr If Bali belly, dengue and dangerous drinks have not been enough to put you off taking a holiday to Bali - perhaps the story of 'spiderman' will.

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Esperance shark victim Sean Pollard's family speaks about recovery

Bunbury man Sean Pollard was a keen footballer and surfer.

Aleisha Orr The family of a West Australian man who suffered horrific injuries in a shark attack last week has spoken about his recovery and thanked those who offered support.

Esperance shark victim Sean Pollard recovering in Perth hospital

Sean Pollard was flown to Perth for emergency surgery after the shark attack near Esperance.

Aleisha Orr A man who was on the beach when a surfer was attacked by a shark has described the remarkable effort of onlookers and the “strong will to live” shown by the 23-year-old man who lost part...

Man bitten on both arms in shark attack near Esperance

Bunbury man Sean Pollard is believed to have been attacked by a shark near Esperance on Thursday.

Aleisha Orr A great white shark has been caught by Fisheries officers and will be killed after a 23-year-old man was attacked off Esperance on Thursday.

Bomb squad called in to investigate Victoria Park 'street art'

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Aleisha Orr A cartoon-style sound effect incorporated into a bin in Victoria Park by the local council as part of a push to “activate” the area caused a bomb scare on Thursday night.

Man injured when dragged by train at Glendalough Station in Perth

The man is treated at the scene, with the train in the background.

Aleisha Orr A man has been injured after being dragged by a train in Perth.

Department knew Gammy's father, paedophile David Farnell, had child

Baby Gammy remains in Thailand with his surrogate mother.

Aleisha Orr The West Australian Parliament has heard that the niece of convicted paedophile David Farnell contacted the Department of Child Protection to report that her uncle had a child in his custody months...

EPA recommends WA government's shark cull plan not go ahead

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Aleisha Orr The West Australian government's plan to operate shark kill zones off WA beaches for the next three years has been rejected by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Worrying trend of couples dying together

A spate of double suicides involving older couples in WA has prompted calls for a discussion of voluntary euthanasia.

Aleisha Orr A spate of double suicides involving older couples in Western Australia has prompted calls for discussion of voluntary euthanasia and concerns about the isolation those over the age of 50 years may...

Fremantle honours 849 fallen soldiers

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Aleisha Orr These days the area accommodates a couple of schools and a church, however a section of parkland remains as a reminder of what the Blackboy Hill land was used for in the past; a training camp for...

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Can a death in a house kill a property sale?

Gonzales murder house

Aleisha Orr If you’re about to buy a property in which a recent death has occurred, you would expect the real estate agent to let you know, right?

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Alleged people smugglers plead not guilty in Perth court

New but untested evidence heard in the Eastman Inquiry this year potentially raised the suspicion of mafia involvement.

Aleisha Orr Two men on trial in Perth for people smuggling say they are actually asylum seekers.

Much of Transpacific's fleet 'un-roadworthy': WA employee

A WA worker has told Fairfax Media that many of Transpacific's trucks are un-roadworthy.

Aleisha Orr An employee of the waste management company which took its fleet of trucks off the road nationwide after a fatal crash says many of the trucks have since been found to be un-roadworthy.

Garbos get the go ahead as Transpacific trucks get back on the road

Bins line the street after Transpacific pulled its trucks off the road for safety reasons.

Aleisha Orr Thousands of full rubbish bins will soon be emptied now that waste management services that had been disrupted are expected to resume throughout the Friday.

'The trucks are s--t, I don’t want to kill somebody': ex-Transpacific driver

The man who previously worked at the Malaga Cleanaway depot described major safety issues with the trucks.

Aleisha Orr A former employee of the firm which took its fleet of trucks off the road nationwide after a fatal crash says he quit his job with the waste management company a year ago because he did not want to...