Tributes paid to surfer Chris Boyd killed in Gracetown shark attack

Staff writers Tributes have been paid to the surfer who was killed by a shark off a WA beach on Saturday.

Moore River burst banks, sucks man out to sea


Robyn Preston A man has been rescued in a marine search operation, after he was dragged out to sea when the bank burst along the Moore River in Guilderton.

WA man jailed for boy's gun cleaning death


The family of a West Australian teen killed by a bullet fired from a gun that was being cleaned have reacted angrily to his killer's jail sentence.

Man dies following Gracetown shark attack

Gang Gang- Narrabundah College media posters.
Centenary 'Come To Canberra' posters designed by students at Narrabundah College.
Shark ? Hugh Brown in Year 11

Liam Ducey An imminent threat order has been issued after a surfer was killed by a shark at the South West holiday town of Gracetown.

Plane crashes near southern suburbs high school

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Michael Hopkin Two men have survived after a small plane crashed and burst into flames on a sports oval in South Lake.

Gracetown teen's Santa impression leads to rescue

Fire and emergency workers free a teenager trapped in a chimney.

Liam Ducey Gracetown teenagers becomes stuck in chimney after locking himself out of his house.

Police investigating Wedge Island death

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A man has died and two other people injured during an incident on Wedge Island in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

Psychosis warning for Perth New Years revellers


New Year revellers have been warned not to take drugs after Fremantle emergency doctors treated seven psychosis cases within 24 hours, caused by an as-yet-unidentified drug.

Live updates: Perth hills bushfires

Fire crews Perth bushfire

Four people feared victims of a Perth Hills bushfire have been found safe, while firefighters battle into the night.

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Lucky state creates 56 Lotto big winners

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Leanne Nicholson Birthdays, football team jersey numbers, clairvoyants’ prediction or the dart board – whatever your method of selection, Western Australia is one very lucky state when it comes to picking winning...

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Mum and dad interviewed over baby found dead in car outside daycare

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Aleisha Orr Staff who tried to revive a baby found dead in a car outside a Perth daycare centre have been offered counselling as police continue to investigate how the child died.

Geraldton asylum boat arrival probed

Asylum seekers arrive in Geraldton

Aleisha Orr Customs and Border Protection had no information which could have enabled them to intercept the asylum seeker boat that arrived in Geraldton according to an internal assessment on the matter.

Man dies after crayboat sinks

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One man has died and three others are being treated for hypothermia after a crayboat sunk off Lancelin Island, north of Perth.

Mum 'sorry' about washer death: inquest

A coroner is looking into the death of Sean Murphy who was found dead in a washing machine.

The mother of a three-year-old boy who died after becoming stuck in a washing machine said she had 'killed' her baby as paramedics tried to save him, an inquest has heard.

Man jailed for "unnecessary" heroin death

Anne-Louise Brown Karen Scorgie died in the front seat of a car in a Scarborough car park after her first shot of heroin.

Three doctors suspended from WA hospital

Andrew Allan

Three doctors have been suspended from a regional West Australian hospital over the deaths of five patients who died after being discharged.

'He was just holding his stomach in'

Jon Hines and wife Bridget on their wedding day.

Dan Proudman Despite blood gushing from a savage bite wound to his stomach, Dudley surfer Jon Hines continued the fight of his life as a shark which had already attacked him at a remote Western Australian beach...

High rise fire shuts down Hay Street

Aleisha Orr Emergency services personnel attended a high rise structure fire in East Perth this afternoon.

Machete attack in Perth soccer club brawl

Corey Stephenson A 23-year-old man has been attacked with a machete during a fight between groups of people at a Perth soccer club.

Man loses his tongue in fight

A man has had a large part of his tongue removed during an incident in a house in Butler.