Boys caught in Lancelin rip ready to give up as 'hero' arrived

Narelle Towie A 38-year-old 'hero', who saved the lives of two boys caught in a powerful rip in Lancelin, says it was a twist of fate he ended up at the isolated beach.

Lancelin Ocean Classic: The 'Fashion Week' for windsurfers

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Jenna Clarke Minutes before the Lancelin Ocean Classic kicked off, its competitors resembled models scurrying backstage at a fashion show.

Man dies after crayboat sinks

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One man has died and three others are being treated for hypothermia after a crayboat sunk off Lancelin Island, north of Perth.

Fatal shark attack north of Perth

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Aleisha Orr A friend of the surfer who was killed in a shark attack north of Lancelin this morning is believed to have witnessed the attack.

Order to destroy 'massive' shark that killed Perth surfer Ben Linden

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Aleisha Orr A search-and-destroy mission is continuing for a great white shark up to five metres long that killed a surfer off the WA coast about 160 kilometres north of Perth.

Perth wakes up to a $100m clean-up after storm of the year


Colin Barnett has declared the devastating storm that hit Perth a natural disaster as the city braces for more hail, lightning, gales and flooding this afternoon.