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Hundreds march in Perth to protest violence against women

Brendan Foster More than 500 people have silently marched through the streets of Perth on Friday to protest against domestic violence towards women.

Plan for Perth school to search students' bags for junk food

Lockridge Senior High School plans to check students' bags for junk food.

Leanne Nicholson The Education Department has dismissed claims that a Perth high school plans to search and confiscate junk food from students' bags, calling it a “misunderstanding.”

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Desperate Perth lecturer offers 'feminist' car for sale on Gumtree

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Simon White Wanted, one "feminist" buyer for a 2005 Holden Viva that will take you on the "road to equality" comes with Ryan-Gosling-Style mechanic who won't "mansplain you".

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Etihad flight makes emergency landing at Perth Airport

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Leanne Nicholson An ill passenger has force an Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi to Melbourne to make an emergency landing at Perth International Airport.

Former Fraser minister and Perth Lord Mayor Reg Withers dies

Reg Withers at his home in Perth with memorabilia of his past in politics.

The man they called "Toecutter", former Fraser government minister and Perth Lord Mayor Reg Withers, has died at the age of 90.

Stranger tries to bail Daniel Kerr out of Perth jail

Daniel Kerr in happier times. The former West Coast Eagle has been charged with assault.

A complete stranger has tried to pay the $5000 surety needed by former West Coast Eagles footballer Daniel Kerr, who remains in Perth's Hakea prison after a violent incident.

Jetstar bungle forces woman to drag disabled sister through Perth Airport

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A woman says she was forced to carry her disabled adult sister off of a Jetstar plane and drag her through the airport after the airline failed to produce their wheelchair upon landing in Perth.

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Perth storm: 'I think our house has been hit by lightning'

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Simon White Monday's storm put two Perth people in hospital - and for Beeliar man Mark Bartle it served as a reminder for how catastrophic

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Perth boxer Mark de Mori has world title in sights from Croatia

Mark de Mori has bulked up to 110 kilograms since his move to Europe last year.

Simon White He's the handsome WA athlete with an Italian surname, signed to one of the biggest-name teams in his sport and hoping the next 18 months can deliver a multi-million payday and a much sought-after...

Ex-AFL player from WA Dayle Garlett sentenced in Perth court

Once one of the most promising football talents in the state, Dayle Garlett was sentenced in court in Perth on Wednesday.

Aleisha Orr Fallen AFL recruit Dayle Garlett escaped a jail sentence on Wednesday when he was sentenced in Perth Magistrates Court over a crime spree he admitted taking part in earlier this year.

Mariah Carey at Sandalford Winery in Perth

Mariah Carey at Sandalford Winery

Mariah Carey opened her Australian tour with a rain-soaked performance at Sandalford on Saturday night.

Perth terror expert says we are losing the language war

The power of language in constructing ideas and in creating perceptions had been largely neglected.

Ray Sparvell A leading Perth authority on counter-terrorism believes that the West is losing the language war to Islamist terrorists.

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'Mistaken identity': vandals target Perth Sikh temple

Some of the graffiti found spray-painted on the still-to-be-completed temple.

Liam Ducey A Sikh temple in Perth’s north-east has been spray-painted by vandals with anti-Muslim graffiti.

'Spiderman' squished: Perth experts debunk spider burrowing claims

Golden orb spiders are fatter in the city.

Candice Barnes Fear not arachnophobes, the story of Bunbury’s "spiderman" might not be all it seemed. Perth scientists have cast doubt over claims that a spider burrowed into a man’s body during his...

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Two critical, one dead after horror Monday on Perth roads

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Liam Ducey A man has died and two people are in a critical condition after a horror period on Perth roads on Monday.

People smugglers sentenced in Perth court

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Two people smugglers have been sentenced in Perth to more than three years behind bars.

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Perth parents join Opposition leader in push to legalise medicinal cannabis

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Alex Riddell A Perth couple have joined State Opposition leader Mark McGowan in a push to legalise medicinal cannabis.

Esperance shark victim Sean Pollard recovering in Perth hospital

Sean Pollard was flown to Perth for emergency surgery after the shark attack near Esperance.

Aleisha Orr A man who was on the beach when a surfer was attacked by a shark has described the remarkable effort of onlookers and the “strong will to live” shown by the 23-year-old man who lost part...

Home birth in spotlight at Perth inquest

An inquest into the deaths of three babies who were born at home has begun.

An inquest into the deaths of three babies who were born at home has begun in Perth.

Man injured when dragged by train at Glendalough Station in Perth

The man is treated at the scene, with the train in the background.

Aleisha Orr A man has been injured after being dragged by a train in Perth.