East Perth

What could East Perth's century-old bones tell us?

Aleisha Orr Hundreds of skeletal remains - some up to 150 years old - would likely have to be identified, if a proposed exhumation in East Perth goes ahead.

East Perth the site of Australia's biggest exhumation

East Perth

Aleisha Orr Australia's biggest exhumation of skeletal remains could take place not far from the heart of Perth.

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Power restored to East Perth

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Liam Ducey Power has been restored across East Perth after an outage left about 3000 customers without power.

Transformation of East Perth but brick walls stay

More details have been released about the transformation of an extensive plot in East Perth.

Aleisha Orr The revitalisation of the quieter part of East Perth is progressing with the old Chem Centre building going on the market.

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Dead body discovered in East Perth

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Michael Hopkin Police are investigating the discovery of a dead body on a vacant lot in East Perth.

Sky gazers spot meteor in sky over Perth on Monday morning

The 'fireball' seen across the Perth sky about 6am on Monday.

Aleisha Orr There are reports from across Perth of a meteor flashing across the morning sky shortly before sunset on Monday.

WA’s colonial history online as cemetery database launched

East Perth

Aleisha Orr EXCLUSIVE: Almost two centuries after the first recorded burial at the East Perth Cemeteries took place, a comprehensive database of almost 10,000 who were laid to rest in the area has been launched.

Life at Perth Girls School in the 1950s

Perth Girls School

Aleisha Orr May O’Brien doesn’t remember exactly how many other girls were at Perth Girls School in the early 1950s when she was a student, except to say there were 'stacks'.

Taser victim Kevin Spratt jailed for assaulting WA police

Kevin Spratt

Police taser victim Kevin John Spratt has been jailed for 14 months and fined $800 for a spate of offences committed just days after the officers were found guilty of assaulting him.

Terms and conditions for Western Force Super Rugby competition

Fairfax Media Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd WAtoday.com.au ‘Western Force Super Rugby’ competition terms and conditions.

Win a family pass to the Western Force Rugby Union

Win a family ticket to see the Western Force take on the Reds at the nib stadium this weekend.

Win a family pass to Western Force V Reds this weekend courtesy of WAtoday.com.au

‘Supanova Pop Culture Expo’ competition terms and conditions.

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Bandit takes off with coins after threatening taxi driver

East Perth armed robbery

Police have sought public assistance to track down a man who threatened a taxi driver with a knife in East Perth.

Joint police operation takes cocaine off WA streets

Leanne Nicholson A joint operation by WA Police and Australian Federal Police has kept about five kilograms of cocaine off the streets of Western Australia.

Rottnest Island 'head-in-bag' pair face Perth court

Court

Two men charged over the Rottnest Island 'head-in-a-bag' murder may be tried separately, a Perth court has been told.

$2 million meth haul actually sports supplement

Justice

Organised-crime police in Perth who believed they had found a $2 million haul of methamphetamine have been thwarted by drug tests showing the cache of white powder was actually a popular, but...

No surprise over Rotto head identity

Police search areas of Rottnest Island's coastline for body parts after a man's head is found.

Staff reporters The news that the human head discovered on Rottnest Island may be the remains of Stephen Cookson has come as no surprise to those who knew him.

'Head in a bag' victim's family don't know

Rottnest Island search for body parts

Two days after West Australian police established the identity of a man whose head was found stuffed in a plastic bag on a beach at Rottnest Island, they still have not been able to contact his...

Former chicken boss died in cell

Police tape

Aleisha Orr Lenard's Chicken mogul Gerardus Gerrit Heijne was found dead in his prison cell a few days ago.

Barnett bets on a Burswood stadium vision

Busrwood

Courtney Trenwith Premier Colin Barnett has confirmed the worst kept secret in Perth - the new sport stadium will be built on the Burswood peninsula.

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