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Kenwick man charged after bashing former girlfriend, assaulting ambulance officer: police

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A 24-year-old Kenwick man who repeatedly bashed his former girlfriend over a period of a day and then attacked a St John Ambulance officer has been charged by Kensington Detectives with assault.

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Man dies after car hits tree in Floreat

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Liam Ducey An elderly man has died after his car hit a tree in Floreat on Sunday morning.

Police are looking for answers to fatal Floreat crash

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Aleisha Orr Police are trying to figure out what caused the driver of a car to leave the road and hit a tree on Sunday morning.

WA coroner examines depressed man's death

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A father-of-two with a history of depression and attempts at taking his own life was discharged from a Perth hospital due to a bed shortage and found dead a few days later.

WA hospital staff to walk off the job

Royal Perth Hospital

Hundreds of hospital support workers in Perth will stop work on Tuesday to protest against potential job losses when the new Fiona Stanley Hospital opens.

Ocean Reef man charged over alleged Murray Street club assault

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Liam Ducey A 26-year-old Ocean Reef man has been charged over an alleged assault outside a Perth nightclub on Sunday morning that left a man in hospital with serious head injuries.

SCGH hospital strike goes ahead over pay dispute

Patients who attend hospital emergency departments could face a fee if the complaint is deemed minor.

Leanne Nicholson Surgeries cancelled and patient discharges unlikely at SCGH as health workers strike for first time in 13 years.

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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Police taxi service of mental health patients reviewed

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Aleisha Orr When the police arrive at a hospital to transfer a patient most people might assume that person is a criminal but that is not always the case.

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Woman glasses man in face

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Police are looking for a woman who glassed a man in the face in Mount Hawthorn on Friday night.

Scarborough woman arrested after Mount Hawthorn glassing

Liam Ducey A Scarborough woman handed herself into police on Tuesday after allegedly glassing a man in Mount Hawthorn on Friday.

'Don't resolve issues with violence': Subi one-punch victim's dad

Sasha Tostevin is now out of an induced coma but his long-term prognosis is not yet certain.

Nicole Cox The father of a talented Perth musician injured in a one-punch assault wants the attacker to call him directly so he can convey the gravity of his crime.

Balga man charged over alleged one punch attack

A 25-year-old Balga man has been charged with grievous bodily harm after a man was left in a coma following an alleged assault.

Liam Ducey A Balga man will appear in court later this month over an alleged assault that left a 29-year-old man in an induced coma.

Boy flown to hospital after snake bite in Bullsbrook

A 12-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake in Bullsbrook.

Nicole Cox A 12-year-old boy is in a stable condition in Perth's Princess Margaret Hospital, after being bitten by a potentially deadly snake on Monday.

Serious injuries after boy hit by car in Ballajura

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Liam Ducey A 16-year-old boy has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car in Ballajura on Sunday.

Man with fractured skull, facial fractures in Cloverdale assault

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A man has been left with a fractured skull and face after he was knocked to the ground outside his Cloverdale home on Saturday.

The political circus has come to town... again

Tony Abbott

Chenee Marrapodi The political circus has rolled into town, and there was more interest in seeing how the Liberal and Labor parties would kick off their campaigns in the lead up to the April 5 Senate election re-run...

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Savage dogs maul elderly woman in street attack

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Leanne Nicholson An elderly woman has been critically injured by two dogs in an early morning attack in Perth's foothills.

Dead mother 'looked like a skeleton'

Andrew Devine leaves the coronial inquest.

Rania Spooner A woman with multiple sclerosis, who died in her Bull Creek home while being cared for by her nurse husband, looked "just like a little skeleton" in her final days, the West Australian Coroner's...

Man falls from roof trying to watch Perth sunrise

A man who has survived a fall from a 10-storey apartment block in Perth's western suburbs appears to have been attempting to jump from the roof to a tree.