Midland

Perth police officer charged with grievous bodily harm

Liam Ducey A police officer has been charged with grievous bodily harm after allegedly assaulting a 19-year-old man outside a Midland bar.

Learner driver charged over Midland wall crash

Liam Ducey Police have charged a teenager with driving under the influence of alcohol after he crashed his utility into a wall on Sunday morning.

Learner driver crashes into Midland home

Car v house in Midland.

A 17-year-old learner driver will be charged for allegedly driving under the influence, after he crashed through wall of a property on Sunday morning.

Legal Aid offices to close in Midland, Fremantle

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Nicole Cox Perth’s only two suburban Legal Aid offices will be shut down, prompting concerns that some of WA’s most disadvantaged will be left without adequate legal representation.

Search for 10-year-old boy in Midland

Tristan Nettle hasn't been seen since Wednesday morning.

Leanne Nicholson A police search is underway in Midland for a 10-year-old boy, missing for nearly 24 hours.

Police call to help find missing boy Brady Wheldon in Midland

Brady Wheldon has been found alive and well after going missing overnight.

Robyn Preston Police have found a missing 15-year-old Midland boy after he went missing overnight.

Taxi driver assaulted in Midland over advance fair

A taxi driver was punched several times when he asked customers to pay in advance..

Liam Ducey A taxi driver has been assaulted by two men in Midland after asking them to pay for their fare in advance.

Woman robbed by armed man in broad daylight at Burswood carpark

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Liam Ducey A woman had her car window smashed and was allegedly threatened by a man with a gun in the car park of Crown Casino on Wednesday afternoon.

City of Swan says hands are tied with Guildford Hotel damage

The interior of the Guildford Hotel is increasingly in a state of disrepair.

Rashelle Predovnik Photographs documenting the decay of the Guildford Hotel show an interior that may well be damaged beyond repair but the City of Swan says its hands are legally tied.

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Heat over WA stand-alone abortion clinic

It's been confirmed that abortions will be carried out at a separate building away from the new hospital at Midland.

A Catholic health provider that will run a new hospital in Perth says the move to have "restricted procedures" such as abortions done at a separate facility was the government's decision.

Blame game wins in Colin Barnett's government

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Darren Brown It’s not uncommon to hear passionate political pub talk that includes phrases like “that bloody Premier X” or “I can’t wait to vote out Minister Y”.

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Police officer in court over unauthorised computer access

Liam Ducey A police officer has been stood aside and charged after allegedly unauthorised use of the WA Police computer system over a four year period.

Two charged over Ellenbrook jewellery store theft

Liam Ducey A man and a teenager will appear in court on Friday after allegedly stealing gold and silver jewellery from a shopping complex on Main Street in Ellenbrook.

Graves desecrated in Perth's east

Aleisha Orr Graves at the Midland Cemetery have been damaged.

Twenty-one students injured in Gidgegannup bus crash

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Liam Ducey The publican of Gidgegannup's Noble Halls Hotel says the only way to improve Toodyay Road is to install a dual carriageway, following two crashes in two hours on the road on Wednesday night.

Ulysses taskforce charges female prison guard with corruption

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Leanne Nicholson A West Australian female prison officer has been charged with corruption as part of a WA Police taskforce investigation.

WA's firefighters and police honoured in Queen's birthday gongs

Senior Sergeant Neil Gordon.

Leanne Nicholson They have dedicated their lives to protecting others, now that brave and selfless commitment exhibited by five West Australian firefighters and four police officers has been recognised in this...

Father leaves toddler in burning car on Great Eastern Highway

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Liam Ducey A three-year-old girl has been left with serious injuries after her father left her in a burning car after crashing on Great Eastern Highway.

WA doctor shortage becomes election issue

Doctor taking patient's blood pressure

West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says a shortage of doctors in the state is a 'critical issue' in the federal election.

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Thieves hit two jewellers

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Two jewellery stores robbed overnight in what police say are unrelated incidents.