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Cars 'stolen then set alight' in Bunbury

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Aleisha Orr Police are investigating two car fires in the state's South West.

Two police cars rammed in Forrestdale chase

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Liam Ducey Two police cars have been rammed during an alleged chase through the Forrestdale region on Tuesday night.

Two P-plate cars impounded after 'racing 70km over limit'

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Robyn Preston Two cars have been impounded for a month after police caught the P-plate drivers racing at speeds more than 70 km/h over the limit, in Alexander Heights on Saturday.

WA firefighters' union slams 'ridiculous' emergency speed cap

Under the new DEFS policy, firefighters have been directed not to travel in excess of 20km/h.

Nicole Cox WA firefighters have been banned from exceeding the speed limit by more than 20km/h, prompting concerns that lives and property will be put at greater risk.

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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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Jail for dad who left injured 3yo daughter in burning crash car

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A Perth father who crashed a stolen car and abandoned his injured three-year-old daughter inside the burning vehicle has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.

Rise in attacks against Aussie Muslims

A car which was damaged overnight with anti-Muslim slogans in Sydney.

A mother has been spat on, a baby's pram kicked, a pig's head has been impaled on a cross and mosques vandalised in a worrying escalation of attacks against Australian Muslims.

'The trucks are s--t, I don’t want to kill somebody': ex-Transpacific driver

The man who previously worked at the Malaga Cleanaway depot described major safety issues with the trucks.

Aleisha Orr A former employee of the firm which took its fleet of trucks off the road nationwide after a fatal crash says he quit his job with the waste management company a year ago because he did not want to...

Much of Transpacific's fleet 'un-roadworthy': WA employee

A WA worker has told Fairfax Media that many of Transpacific's trucks are un-roadworthy.

Aleisha Orr An employee of the waste management company which took its fleet of trucks off the road nationwide after a fatal crash says many of the trucks have since been found to be un-roadworthy.

Garbos get the go ahead as Transpacific trucks get back on the road

Bins line the street after Transpacific pulled its trucks off the road for safety reasons.

Aleisha Orr Thousands of full rubbish bins will soon be emptied now that waste management services that had been disrupted are expected to resume throughout the Friday.

Buswell report was 'unhinged' according to WA Police Commissioner

Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan continues to be critical of report into the Buswell investigation.

Aleisha Orr Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan has again slammed the report that came out of the parliamentary inquiry into how officers dealt with the investigation of Troy Buswell’s late-night...

Two Liberals quit over Troy Buswell crash inquiry

Troy Buswell was forced to resign from his portfolio after the embarrassing crash.

Two Liberal members of a West Australian parliamentary committee have resigned after fierce criticism of an inquiry into the car crashes of fallen treasurer Troy Buswell.

WA rubbish bins may not be emptied as usual as trucks grounded

Cleanaway's fleet was grounded because of a crash in Adelaide.

Aleisha Orr Rubbish collections across parts of Western Australia could be disrupted due to the fleet shutdown of one of Australia’s largest waste management companies.

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Premier reveals plans for $2 billion airport link tunnel

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Adrian Beattie Despite state debt at record levels, the Premier has announced plans to build an underground rail tunnel from Bayswater to the airport - at a cost of $2 billion.

Fog delays flights, slows roads across Perth's metro area

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Liam Ducey A thick band of fog descended on Perth this morning, delaying flights and causing major congestion on the roads.

'I wish Troy Buswell would just pay up': WA Premier Colin Barnett

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Nicole Cox Premier Colin Barnett has aired his frustration at the ongoing Troy Buswell crash saga, saying he wished the disgraced politician would just 'pay up'.

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Bill Shorten visits Perth, calls Joe Hockey 'out-of-touch'

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Aleisha Orr Opposition leader Bill Shorten has labelled the federal treasurer “out-of-touch” while in Perth on Thursday.

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...

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Buswell to pay for car damage

Troy Buswell has agreed to pay for the damage.

Former Treasurer Troy Buswell has said he will pay for the damage he caused when he crashed his government car into several other vehicles while driving home from a wedding.

Five people injured in five-car Gnangara Road smash

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Liam Ducey Gnangara Road has been reopened following a five-vehicle smash on Wednesday morning.