Aleisha Orr

Aleisha Orr

Endangered Baudin's black cockatoo shot with gun in Bridgetown

Aleisha Orr 'Disturbing' is how wildlife officers have described the shooting of an endangered cockatoo in the South West.

Esperance fish skins destined for scrap heap transformed into 'Mermaid Leather'

Aleisha Orr How two brothers from Esperance are using something that would normally be binned to create new kinds of leather, sequins and... confetti.

Dangerous sex offender Warren Ugle bailed despite twice breaching conditions

Aleisha Orr Corrective Services minister Joe Francis has warned that "tinkering" with dangerous sex offender legislation in order to keep offenders behind bars for longer could have the opposite effect.

Surfer Adam Coleman's parents plan to return to Mexico following sons murder

Aleisha Orr Despite being "gutted" by the murder of their son and his best friend, the parents of a West Australian surfer killed while travelling in Mexico in late 2015 say the response they have received in...

Perth quintuplets: endless feeds and nappy changes but Tuccis have support

Aleisha Orr If you think new parents have their hands full, spare a thought for Perth mum Kim Tucci, who has now given birth to quintuplets.

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Will Elizabeth Quay be the last major nod Western Australia gives the royals?

Aleisha Orr Their names and titles are peppered throughout our everyday life, our streets, hospitals, gardens, parks, towns and suburbs- and as of today, Queen Elizabeth has a whole river front area named after...

One of Australia's most wanted fugitives arrested in Kalgoorlie

One of Australia's most wanted has been apprehended in the WA Goldfields

Brendan Foster, Josh del Pino and Aleisha Orr A man listed by the Federal Police as one of the most wanted fugitives in Australia has been arrested in the WA Goldfields on Thursday morning.

Extinguishing fire curiosity before kids become firebugs

Aleisha Orr A curiosity about fire in children is one thing but what if that goes further?

Tag plan to stamp out Broome’s 'black market' bins

Shire of Broome waste coordinator Jeremy Hall with one of the radio frequency identification tags being placed in Broome bins.

Aleisha Orr Broome’s "black market" bins are such a problem, the shire has turned to high-tech devices to deal with it.

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Mars One: red planet a step closer for Perth man into top 100

Josh Richards remains in the running for the Mars One mission.

Aleisha Orr The distance between Mars and the West Australian city of Perth is slightly closer for one man after being announced as one of the final 100 applicants for a one way mission to the red planet.

Bad parenting days will be laughed off thanks to Who's Your Daddy

Aleisha Orr Dad jokes, you know the ones where you don't know whether to roll your eyes, or give a laugh out of sympathy?

Adam Peter Scott delivers Rockwiz-style show

Aleisha Orr If you like Spicks and Specks or Rockwiz and are up on your pop culture references- you just might like Adam Peter Scott’s Trivia Death Match.

International student dies in motorbike crash in Yokine

Police are still trying to identify a woman who died following a motorbike accident

Aleisha Orr Police are still trying to determine the identity of a woman who died in a motorcycle crash on Friday morning.

Man to face court over alleged manslaughter in Butler

Aleisha Orr A man has been charged with manslaughter following the discovery of a body in a lane in Perth’s northern suburbs.

Targets to close gap for Indigenous not met

Government efforts to close the gap between Indigenous Australians and the wider community have fallen spectularly short.

Aleisha Orr Government efforts to close the gap between Indigenous Australians and the wider community have fallen spectacularly short.

A 'Giant' sized parking dilemma for Perth this weekend

The Giants

Aleisha Orr If you thought city parking was a headache following the arrival of Fringe World, then hold on to your hats.

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Husband criticises police over Perth mother's 'criminal' slap

Aleisha Orr The husband of a woman charged for slapping their four-year-old son in the face has criticised the police’s handling of the situation and has now made a formal complaint.

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Expert says Perth mother's slap charge a lesson that there are alternatives

More companies are allowing victims of domestic violence to take paid leave.

Aleisha Orr An early childhood expert says the case of a Perth mother being charged with assault for slapping her son should act as a "public lesson" about alternatives to corporal punishment.

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Greens demand feds reject exemptions to WA to kill sharks

Great white sharks are still protected species

Aleisha Orr The Senate will hear a motion condemning the way the West Australian government deals with sharks it deems a “serious threat” on Wednesday.

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Boddington fire destroys historic Bibbulmun Track bridge

Lower Hotham fire approaching the Long Gully Bridge. February 3, 2015.

Aleisha Orr Damage caused by recent bushfires has made parts of the Bibbulmun Track inaccessible and it will probably be months until it can be walked from end to end.

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