Cottesloe

Cottesloe beachfront high-rise approval ends decades of debate

Leanne Nicholson A former Cottesloe mayor has warned the fight against high-rise development has not finished despite the state goernment announcing its final plans to "revitalise" the beachside suburb.

Shark cull caller threatens WA premier

A shark protester has threatened the WA Premier during a live radio show.

West Australia's premier has been threatened by a shark cull protester who declared on talkback radio that "the gloves are off".

The beach comes to Perth's centre

An inner-city beach is part of the new Riverside development.

Aleisha Orr Brisbane has one, Cairns has one, even Darwin has one; and Perth is set to get one within a matter of years.

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Wild weather whips Perth with wettest day in nine years

A Cottesloe apartment building comes off second best after Thursday morning's storm.

Liam Ducey Perth has endured its wettest day since 2005, with emergency services and Western Power in high demand as damaging wind and lightning strikes wreak havoc throughout the city.

Police ask public to come forward about Freo attack

Attack

Robyn Preston Police have asked the public to come forward with details about a Fremantle assault which left a 25-year-old man having to undergo surgery as a result of serious injuries.

Perth lags behind eastern states volunteers

Volunteers do some gardening and weeding at a public woodland.

New figures out show that Perth has the second lowest rate of volunteering in Australia.

WA pub death re-trial to focus on intent

School sex offences Royal Commission.

A rugby league player who pushed a New Zealand musician through the second storey window of a Perth pub insists he didn't mean to kill him.

Perth man guilty of manslaughter

Stefan Schmidt has been found guilty of manslaughter at a retrial into the death  of Andy Marshall, seen here with his parents.

A former bikie associate and rugby league player who pushed a musician to his death through the second storey window of a Perth pub has been sentenced to nine years behind bars.

Stefan Schmidt jailed for nine years for death of Andy Marshall

Stefan Pahia Schmidt  has been sentenced to nine years for the death of Andy Marshall (right).

A former bikie associate who killed a New Zealand musician by pushing him through the second storey window of a Perth pub has been jailed for nine years.

WAtoday special print edition to hit Perth streets

Candice Barnes Readers will be able to enjoy the best WAtoday has to offer in a special edition newspaper, which will be available for free in the Perth CBD this Friday.

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Perth amateur football club loses $1300 to changeroom bandit

The Ocean Ridge Eagles were rather less happy when $1300 went missing from player wallets in their changerooms last week.

Simon White Football recruiting is a process fraught with danger - but even more so when the prospective recruit eyes the changerooms (and his teammates' wallets) as a potential source of extra income.

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WA's tender for shark killers may be illegitimate

Is the WA shark tender legitimate?

Aleisha Orr The tender process for the West Australian government's shark kill-zone program may have been illegitimate.

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Hammer attack on WA Premier's office

The office of West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has been attacked by a hammer-wielding vandal, who daubed "Egomaniac" in red across the building's windows.

Fisheries to take over shark tender after contractor scared off by threats

shark

Aleisha Orr The shark-kill zones policy will be implemented by the Department of Fisheries in the metropolitan area after the contractor awarded the tender withdrew after receiving threats.

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Thousands rally as shark kill fury rises

Shark protest

Liam Ducey, Aleisha Orr and AAP Thousands of West Australians have rallied at Perth's Cottesloe Beach, calling for an end to the state government's contentious shark killing policy.

Colin Barnett 'lied' to voters over council mergers

Colin Barnett

Michael Hopkin Colin Barnett has been accused of lying to voters in the run-up to the state election, after backflipping on a pre-election promise not to force local councils to merge.

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Man jailed for five years over hit-run cyclist death

Cyclist Tim Anderson, 26, was fatally run down in Cottesloe.

A 28-year-old man who pleaded guilty to the hit-and-run death of a cyclist in Cottesloe earlier this year has been sentenced to more than five years jail.

Surfer fights off shark near Carnarvon

Shark week on the Discovery Channel. Generic pic of a Great White shark with his teeth showing. Generic JAWS, Danger, Ocean, Great White. Pic supplied by Discovery channel publicity

Surfer receives serious injuries to his arm, abdomen after fending off shark in WA's North West.

Surfer lucky to be alive after shark attack at remote beach

Horror shark attack claims 24-year-old man (Thumbnail)

Lucy Rickard and Aleisha Orr A 34-year-old man is lucky to be alive after fending off a shark at a remote WA beach, about 1000 kilometres north of Perth yesterday afternoon.

WA election

WA stays with Barnett's Liberals

Colin Barnett

Rania Spooner West Australians have given Liberal leader Colin Barnett another four years at the helm in a commanding win the returning premier attributed, in part, to Federal Labor being "on the nose" in WA.