Day in the life of a Bunbury crab net video goes viral

Shanelle Miller, Bunbury Mail A Perth man has unwittingly put the South West's marine life on the map with a viral YouTube video.

'It won't survive': bashed newborn's grandfather reveals heartbreaking pain

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Jillian McHugh "It won't survive" were the simple, yet heartbreaking words from the grandfather who expects the life support to his one-month-old grandson will be turned off this weekend.

Baby injured in hospital bashing dies

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Staff reporter A premature baby boy who was left with critical head injuries following an alleged assault by his teenage father has died in a Perth hospital.

Boy, five, dies after being hit while cycling in Glen Iris

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A five-year-old boy who was hit by a car in Glen Iris on Saturday night has died.

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.

Seven children injured, one critical, after golf buggy crash

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A child is in a critical condition after a golf buggy carrying seven children crashed into a tree.

Teen jailed for fatal stabbing

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Rania Spooner A Perth teenager has been sentenced to nearly eight years jail over two stabbings last year, one of them fatal.

Dangerous weather to hit south-west WA

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Flash flooding and damaging winds of up to 125km/h are expected to hit regions across south-west WA on Friday.

Would you like caustic soda with that?


Aleisha Orr More than a dozen people are believed to have eaten chips with caustic soda on them from a fast food outlet in Bunbury.

Mother finds daughter being groomed by online 'predator'

Facebook post from 'Sarah Jamesy', who Bunbury mother says is possibly an online predator.

Anne-Maree Leonard It was almost by accident the mother of a 14-year-old Bunbury student found out her daughter was being groomed by an online predator.

Bucket toilets and big fines - the life of a professional protester

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Aleisha Orr Is this Western Australia's most dedicated protester?

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Inquiry hears hostel boss turned a blind eye to McKenna's indiscretions


Courtney Trenwith The former head of an authority overseeing state-run hostels across WA has had five adverse findings recommended against him during an inquiry into sex abuse by hostel wardens during the 1970s until...

Storm threat passes metro area


About 9000 homes lost power overnight as a fierce storm lashed the state, and it looks like there is more wild weather on its way.

Mercanti's partner 'doomed to years of abuse'


Rania Spooner The estranged partner of Coffin Cheater turned Finks motorcycle club member Troy Mercanti has alleged more than a decade of psychological and physical abuse at his hands.

Activist's parents tell of shock and fear


Rhianna King The parents of one of the WA activists being held on a Japanese whaling vessel had no idea he was planning to board the ship, but say they are proud of their son.

Surfers' horror as shark savages mate


Lucy Rickard and Aleisha Orr A man has died after he was attacked by a shark at a popular South-West beach this afternoon.

Shark attack at popular South-West beach

Lucy Rickard and Aleisha Orr A man has died after he was attacked by a shark at a popular South-West beach this afternoon.

Rescue crews rush to naked Irish solo adventurer

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Lee-Maree Gallo An Irish adventurer has been plucked from wild seas off the WA coast after his ambitious bid to row solo across the Indian Ocean - naked - fell foul overnight.

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Man dead in shark attack

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Pamela Mirghani and Michelle Nelson A 33-year-old man has died in a shark attack in West Australia's southwest.

WA burns: state braces for more fire threat

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Live coverage, day two, of bushfire drama in Western Australia's South-West.

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