A former altar boy abused by a paedophile priest will receive $2.5 million in compensation — the highest known sum the Church in Australia has been forced to pay a survivor of historic sex abuse.
The head of St John of God Bunbury Hospital has told staff a morphine blunder that killed a baby boy would affect the hospital’s reputation and they’d have to work hard to regain community trust.
The death of a traffic controller in the Goldfields-Esperance region has sent ripples through the community, with friends of the 57-year-old remembering him as ‘one of the best blokes around’.
The National NAIDOC Committee has announced this year’s NAIDOC Week theme, inspired by the destruction of Juukan Gorge in WA’s north that shocked the world.
During the past 18 months, the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has been in discussion with the State Government to secure a head lease for Lot 350, a proposed light industrial area on the western edge.
Taylar Amonini & Amber Lilley
Just a day after Ben Stratton’s last of 202 AFL games for Hawthorn, the three-time premiership star was back where it began in WA’s South West and wondering whether it all really happened.
Officers from the major crash investigation squad are investigating the death of a traffic controller who was struck by a van in WA’s south-east yesterday.
Despite tensions building between the Liberals and Nationals around Royalties for Regions policy, the parties are working towards a preferential deal ahead of the State Election, a Liberal MP says.
Taylar Amonini & Peter Law
Boulder City vice-president Chris Bowie believes retention, rather than recruitment, could be central to the Tigers’ 2021 Goldfields Football League campaign.
They went from “soulmates to cell mates”. Lockdown love did not go the distance for an Australian man who moved to the UK.
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A Kalgoorlie-Boulder retirement village would receive $9 million towards an expansion project should the WA Nationals form government at the March State Election.
WA Labor revealed an election promise that would see it sink $2.8 million into a new therapy centre to help families of children with additional needs access specialised allied health services.
As hot temperatures cause raging bushfires across WA, a marine heatwave predicted by the CSIRO has been confirmed by real-time observations sparking fears about ecosystem impact.
The cyclist who was killed in an alleged hit-and-run crash in Carnarvon this month has been remembered as a respected and caring man who dedicated his 25-year career to regional communities.
North West Central MLA Vince Catania is calling for a massive investment in land development to reverse Carnarvon’s population decline.
Perryn John Maynard, 27, was convicted on Monday for driving without authority, driving an unlicensed vehicle on a road, failing to stop for police and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Set 286 for victory, Eastern Goldfields were dismissed for 239, falling 47 runs short despite the brilliance of Gorman (106 runs from 147 balls) and young teammate Judd Kelman (65 from 121)
The Boyup Brook 2021 Ute and Truck Muster has been delayed until November.
The Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire Council will be purchasing a bird deterrent laser machine to keep ducks away from the leisure centre’s outdoor pool.
A Manjimup timber processing facility is set to be reactivated and receive a $14million upgrade from a Queensland sawmilling company.
The Nickel West contract could open up other opportunities in the Goldfields, with several other major projects scheduled to come online in the near future.
The Big Australian has achieved record half-year iron ore production from its Pilbara operations but flagged a hefty charge for its NSW coal division.
One of the men accused of a gold heist last year didn’t realise police who yelled at him when he fled during an unrelated alleged robbery were officers, a court has heard, as he’s released on bail.
A 23-year-old Albany man who put a nurse in a headlock at the Albany Health Campus last year has been fined and denied a spent conviction.
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