Helen Morton

No options for 11yo girl held in WA lock-up

An out-of-control and violent 11-year-old girl was detained in a police lock-up in Western Australia's Pilbara region because there were no other safe options at the time.

Hey dude, synthetic weed still not legal in WA

Synthetic marijuana is still not legal in WA.

Leanne Nicholson Despite what you’ve heard or what you have been told by “the guy down the road”, synthetic cannabis is illegal and you will be charged if you are caught with the substance, the West...

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WA MP's staffer in faux pot purchase

WA politician claims cannabis too easily accessible after colleague able to easily buy the drug in Rockingham.

A West Australian politician has proven how easy it is to get synthetic drugs by sending his staffer to the local shops to buy some.

WA steadily drinking the nation under the table


Aleisha Orr Consistent, regular drinking is putting West Australians at risk of disease and injury.

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McGowan accused of promoting new drug


Courtney Trenwith Opposition leader Mark McGowan has denied he acted irresponsibly by publicly revealing a new drug that could be legally sold to children rather than alerting authorities.

WA digs in heels on disability scheme


Western Australia won't sign up to the federal government's national disability care scheme before the September election, Premier Colin Barnett has indicated.

A few sips is too much for mums-to-be

Pregnancy and alcohol

Aleisha Orr While many women may think a small glass of wine while pregnant is OK, a new campaign is telling us otherwise.

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Buswell resigns over secret sex sessions on taxpayers' tab

Troy Buswell

Chalpat Sonti, Liam Phillips and Joseph Sapienza Troy Buswell's political lives have finally run out after Premier Colin Barnett accepted his resignation today in the wake of admitting misusing taxpayer funds in his affair with Greens MP Adele...

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