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A giant display for Perth's Anzac celebrations

Aleisha Orr Giants will walk the streets of Perth next year as part of the national Anzac Centenary commemorations.

Perth rainfall still well short of average

The wild weather sets in overnight as seen from Hillarys.

Chenee Marrapodi If Perth is getting sick of the rain, we shouldn't be complaining - we are well below our annual averages, according to the bureau.

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Emergency services busy in Perth after heavy rain

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Robyn Preston Emergency services have responded to calls for help after severe rainstorms caused widespread damage to Perth homes on Sunday morning.

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Perth-bound aerospace engineer Fatima Dyczynski, 24, aboard MH17

Fatima Dyczynski was flying to join her parents in Perth after graduating from university in Amsterdam.

Robyn Preston Fatima Dyczynski, was about to join her parents in Perth, where the aerospace engineer was to embark on the next chapter of her life after graduating from university in Amsterdam.

Raft of charges for driver after chase through West Swan

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Liam Ducey Police have charged one man with a raft of driving and robbery charges and are searching for a woman after a high-speed chase through West Swan on Wednesday afternoon that allegedly saw a Suburu...

Margaret River rebel act leads to injuries for Harley passenger

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Liam Ducey Revving a Harley Davidson motorcycle in front of the Margaret River Police Station has led to a man being airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

WA priest jailed for child sex offences

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A Catholic priest has been sentenced to three years in jail after admitting to indecently assaulting two young girls in the Perth parishes where he worked.

President, vice president of Rockingham Rebels on assault charges

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Liam Ducey Three members of the Rockingham chapter of the Rebels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, including the president and vice president, have been charged over an alleged assault.

WA doctors say suspended Nitschke was 'risk to public health'

Euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke has been suspended from practising over his alleged handling of a WA man who committed suicide.

Leanne Nicholson The WA AMA says the right decision was made to suspend the registration of euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke over his links to the suicide of a young and healthy WA man man.

'Cannabis saved my son': mother's story of toddler's transformation

Leanne Nicholson A Perth mother has told of her toddler son's amazing transformation after taking cannabis to alleviate life-threatening seizures and how it also led to her being investigated by child welfare...

Malaysia Air MH17: Perth man Nick Norris, grandchildren on board

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Aleisha Orr All seven Western Australian victims of the MH17 tragedy have now been identified.

Perth hospital workers walk off the job

Health workers walk off the job

Health workers at Perth's major hospitals have begun rolling stoppages over a pay dispute with the state government.

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City of Perth digs up Rolf Harris plaque

Rolf Harris' plaque has been removed from the footpath on St Georges Terrace.

Rolf Harris's most visible honour will be stripped from Perth in the latest move to expunge any memory of the convicted paedophile from his home turf.

Design for new Perth sports stadium unveiled

Aerial photo of the Perth Stadium site with the design by the winning contract.

Details of the design of Perth’s new stadium have been revealed, and cup holders are part of the plan.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Perth MH370 widow Danica Weeks speaks out

Danica Weeks' husband Paul Weeks was on board the Malaysia Airlines flight.

Liam Ducey Perth widow Danica Weeks has told the families of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 she knows the pain they are going through, just months removed from her own Malaysian Airlines tragedy.

Crowdfunding bid launched to help Perth’s homeless

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Candice Barnes It's the method du jour for struggling entrepreneurs trying to get their product/movie/album off the ground, but now crowdfunding is being used to raise money to help Perth’s homeless.

Perth man fined for steroid importation

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A Perth man has been fined several thousand dollars for illegally importing steroids into Australia from Thailand.

Morning storms cause widespread damage across Perth

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Liam Ducey Wild weather has caused havoc throughout Perth on Monday morning, with major power outages knocking out traffic lights and debris causing major commuter delays.

Rocket sirens put Perth woman on edge in Israel

Caroline Frank took up an internship at the Jerusalem Post in Tel Aviv.

Aleisha Orr Six months ago Perth woman Caroline Frank left Western Australia in search of an adventure and a bit of independence.

Director of Perth music streaming app company on stealing charges

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Liam Ducey A former director of a Perth start-up comany developing a music-streaming application primarily for mobile phones has been charged with stealing and falsifying records.