Taxpayers to pay millions for nib Stadium changeover

Tom Atkinson The state government can't promise a better deal for fans or sports clubs at nib Stadium, despite West Australian taxpayers funding a multi-million dollar change in management.

Troy Buswell resigns as Cabinet Minister

Troy Buswell

Aleisha Orr Troy Buswell has resigned as a Cabinet Minister from the West Australian government.

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Brutalist icon to make way for Perth CBD hotel

The Westin hotel

Michael Hopkin FESA's former head office is to make way for a new hotel aimed at easing the accommodation squeeze in the CBD.

Youth drinking targeted in WA liquor law review


Jillian McHugh Underage drinking has been targeted in a review of Western Australia's liquor laws, with it recommended that adults who supply other people’s children with alcohol should face criminal prosecution.

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Power runs out for WA police super bikes


Two high-tech police motorbikes designed to patrol Perth streets with new number plate scanning technology on board have been scrapped - because their batteries kept running flat.

Legislation lags while WA police pursuit laws pay off

police lights generic

Liam Ducey Mandatory six month jail terms have served up to 113 drivers involved in dangerous pursuits since December, however Police Minister says other proposed mandatory terms will have to wait.

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WA police pursuits in spotlight again

Police pursuits in Western Australia will again come under scrutiny after one man was killed and two police officers were injured following two separate chases in less than 24 hours.

Party laws too harsh: Civil libertarians


Aleisha Orr Laws that could see someone who organises a get together of 12 people that gets out of hand be fined or jailed are draconian according to the Civil Liberties Council of WA.

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Tributes pour in for Telethon champion

Peter Dean

Allen Newton, Pippa Reed Veteran Perth television and radio presenter Peter Dean was farewelled on Thursday afternoon amid tributes from friends, colleagues and family.

Star Docker on drug charge

Michael Johnson

David Prestipino WA Police and the Fremantle Dockers have confirmed defender Michael Johnson is being investigated over a drug-related matter from the weekend.


Green downs Manny, now for The Man

Danny Green

Tim Clarke Danny Green puts his IBO Cruiserweight title on the line against Manny Siaca - follow all the action, in and out of the ring.

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