A homelessness advocate raised concerns to the State Government about an overcrowded public housing property nearly two years before a 15-year-old orphan who was staying there took his own life.
A 15-year-old trans boy who took his life has been farewelled in two funerals and will have two different names on separate memorials after his estranged parents agreed to divide his ashes.
The Nationals and Liberals have committed to hold talks on how they can work together to defeat Labor after signing an ‘alliance agreement’ today.
Tears of joy, squeals of ‘nanna!’ and embraces transformed the arrivals hall at Perth Airport this afternoon, as loved ones locked eyes and exchanged hugs for the first time in more than a year.
Two men have been charged with money laundering after police discovered $1 million in cash at the Guildford Cemetery.
A former Comanchero bikie who survived a shooting outside a Melbourne mosque four years ago is among three people charged over a major WA drug bust.
The first New Zealand arrivals as part of the trans-Tasman travel bubble have touched down in WA — with families embracing after more than a year apart.
Three staff members from Royal Perth Hospital are in quarantine after they were exposed to infection during the transfer of a COVID-19 positive captain evacuated from a ship off the Pilbara coast.
A controversial Morley military antique store has collected $130,000 from Perth buyers at its Nazi auction today — with Hitler’s personal items selling for tens of thousands.
One of the final letters commissioned by the Duke of Edinburgh was delivered just days before his death to a Mandurah man who met the late prince during his WA tour in the 1960s.
West Australians unable to travel overseas thanks to the border closure are spending big on beautification, with nail salons turning into artistic studios where self-expression knows no bounds.
The ‘revolving door’ at Perth Children’s Hospital needs to stop — Australian Medical Association Chief Andrew Miller has warned — after revelations the facility had three bosses in three years.
Newspaper co-founder Ross Dunkley has been released from a Burma jail after serving three years of a 13-year drug sentence, as part of a large-scale pardon by the country’s military junta.
More than 900 government-owned houses are sitting empty in WA, while desperate families are having to pitch tents in family and friends’ backyards because they have nowhere to live.
Perth Wildcats CEO Troy Georgiu won’t make any swift judgments on the reasons behind Friday night’s lower than usual crowd, but believes a combination of unique factors played a part.
Police patrolling Northbridge overnight found themselves adopting a different role — that of firefighter.
A handful of suburbs appear immune to the boom that has sent listed properties flying off the market, with sales taking up to three times longer than average — and tenants could be to blame.
A teenage boy who was staying in an overcrowded public housing property in Perth has died by suicide just years after he was left orphaned.
The mother of murder victim Kym Taylor says she will not stop fighting for justice after two people accused of being involved in her daughter’s killing were acquitted.
Telethon’s longtime auctioneer Ron Farris, who dedicated himself over many years to help WA’s famous fundraiser and numerous other charitable causes, has died at the age of 79.
The Rock Machine bikie gang has suffered yet another hammer-blow after senior figure Daniel James Bailey appeared in court this week over a string of serious weapon and drugs charges.
Phil Hickey & Shannon Hampton
The Nationals and Liberals are just days away from signing an agreement to form an alliance in State Parliament for the next four years, The West can reveal.
The WA Police canine squad has been boosted with an extra nine dogs who are specially trained to sniff out drugs and cash and chase down crooks, The West can reveal.
Former AFL champion Daniel Kerr has pleaded guilty to breaching a family violence restraining order taken out by his ex-partner Michelle McAtackney.
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