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Man bitten on both arms in shark attack at Wylie Bay near Esperance

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.

West Coast Eagles drug dramas caused player group split

Dean Cox released a book revealing off-field drama at The West Coast Eagles this week.

Justin Chadwick Retired West Coast champion Dean Cox suspects at least 10 Eagles players experimented with drugs during the AFL club's infamous fall from grace last decade.

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Home birth in spotlight at Perth inquest

An inquest into the deaths of three babies who were born at home has begun.

An inquest into the deaths of three babies who were born at home has begun in Perth.

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Rebels bikie fighting for Buswell's seat

Former WA treasurer Troy Buswell

A Rebels bikie has announced he will be fighting for a seat in state parliament.

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 dies after being crushed by beam in Kewdale

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Nicole Cox A man has been rushed to Royal Perth Hospital after being crushed by a beam in a workplace accident in Kewdale.

Goodbye Hollywood: restaurant leaves consumers 'out of pocket'

The Freddie Mercury tribute act will be no more at Hello Hollywood.

Chenee Marrapodi Westminster restaurant Hello Hollywood has been accused of leaving customers out of pocket when it suddenly closed its doors last month.

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Rise in attacks against Aussie Muslims

A car which was damaged overnight with anti-Muslim slogans in Sydney.

A mother has been spat on, a baby's pram kicked, a pig's head has been impaled on a cross and mosques vandalised in a worrying escalation of attacks against Australian Muslims.

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...

Woman in Perth hospital with Ebola-like symptoms

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A woman is being treated for Ebola-like symptoms at a Perth hospital after arriving from West Africa 10 days ago.

Major WA projects' approval at risk on EPA fiasco

Rio Tinto is one of the companies embroiled in an environmental approvals bungle.

Tess Ingram, AFR Some of Australia’s largest resources companies, including BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto, have been embroiled in an environmental approvals bungle caused by the Western Australian Environmental...

WA tops country as 'third wave' deadly asbestos victims diagnosed

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Leanne Nicholson Decades after Wittenoom closed, West Australians are being diagnosed with mesothelioma at a higher rate than anywhere else in the country.

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Colin Barnett quibbles with MP over 'rogue sharks'

Sharks dominated discussion in the WA Parliament.

Colin Barnett's use of the term "rogue shark" has been questioned by the Opposition but the Premier says Labor is nitpicking.

Fremantle council forced to pay back landlords over double rates

Empty leases leads to economic woes along Fremantle's cappucino strip.

Brendan Foster The State Administrative Tribunal has told the City of Fremantle it was illegal to slug landlords double rates for leaving their properties unoccupied for lengthy periods of time.

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Women assaulted at Esperance hotel

Two tour guides were involved in a fight at Sovereign Hill.

Esperance Police are investigating a serious assault at the Pier Hotel in Esperance on Saturday night.

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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Perth mum has only one arm but is a triathlon world champion

Sally Pilbeam has overcome her trepidation to be capable of reaching speeds of up to 60km/h on her racing bike.

Simon White Sally Pilbeam would seem like a lot of other mums taking up triathlons after giving birth to children - except for the fact she's doing it with only one arm and just became a world champion.

'Die for Syria' car sticker prompts concern in Perth

The car displaying the DIE FOR SYRIA! sticker.

Nicole Cox A Perth woman has expressed concern about the possibility of radicals attempting to recruit extremists to the Syrian conflict after witnessing a "Die for Syria!" sticker on a car in Southern River.

Esperance rates as one of worst towns in WA for fraud victims

Aleisha Orr Esperance may be best known for its pristine beaches but recent figures show that it is also a hotspot for fraud victims.