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Alleged Corruption In WA Department Of Communities May Total $25 Million, Court Hears

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There is evidence a high-ranking public servant from Western Australia's Department of Communities stole up to $25 million of taxpayer money, 10 times more than he is currently charged with, a court has heard.

Role Model

Role Model

Perth Ranked Best City In Australia For Driving

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We all like to think we’re good drivers – but now know officially where the best driving conditions in Australia are … and the result might surprise you.

Perth

Perth

Nursing Home Drag Queens Putting A Smile On Your Gran’s Face

2 min read

You might think visiting your grandparents at the nursing home sounds like a drag… and you’d be right.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Catastrophic Fire Conditions Predicted For Western Australia

2 min read

Fires would be extremely difficult to control if they spark in parts of regional WA, where the mercury is forecast to climb to about 40C.

Perth

Perth

Perth Priest Accused Of Stealing From Subiaco Church

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A former Catholic priest accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Perth church has pleaded not guilty to all 36 charges against him.

News

News

Man Accused Of Ripping Head Off Kookaburra 'Forced To Flee Australia'

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The man accused of tearing the head off a kookaburra at a Perth pub in front of horrified children is yet to be charged but his lawyer says he has received death threats and has been forced to flee the country.

National

National

Two Children Found Dead In Perth Home

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The bodies of two deceased siblings, aged 6 and 10, have been found at a home in Perth's northern suburbs.

The Project

The Project

Perth Voted Friendliest City In Australia, Or Is It Fake News?

2 min read

The results of some online poll are in, but do they actually mean anything?

Health

Health

Aussie Suburbs With The Highest Obesity Rates Revealed

3 min read

Where you live has a huge impact on your weight, with Australia's obesity rates varying dramatically from regional towns to wealthy, coastal suburbs.

National

National

Perth Nightclub Owner Slams Woman As 'Attention-Seeking Liar' Over Drink Spiking Claims

2 min read

The owner of a Perth nightclub that has been hit with drink-spiking allegations, has called the woman at the centre of claims against the venue an “attention-seeker” and a “liar”.

National

National

Petition To Turn Nightclub Into Women's Refuge After Drink Spiking Allegations

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A petition to have a nightclub turned into a women's or homeless refuge has gained nearly 7,000 signatures, after the venue became embroiled in drink-spiking controversy.

National

National

Perth Nightclub Allegedly Asks Punter If She Was ‘Worth’ Getting Drink Spiked

1 min read

A Perth nightclub has been flooded with one-star reviews after its alleged response to a punter’s complaint surfaced on social media.

Crime

Crime

Perth Man Accused Of Torturing Toddler With Cigarette Lighter And Boiling Water

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A Perth student has been accused of using a cigarette lighter and boiling water to burn a two-year-old child in his care. 

Perth

Perth

One Of Australia's Cutest Marsupials Returns To Island After Going Extinct

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One of Australia's smallest marsupial species will be reintroduced to Dirk Hartog Island National Park in Western Australia -- the first time since going extinct from the area centuries ago.

Perth

Perth

Someone Painted A Fake Pedestrian Crossing On Busy Road

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A vigilante pedestrian safety advocate has taken matters into their own hands, painting a zebra crossing on a busy street -- and it's been praised as "exceptional" work.

Perth

Perth

Perth Families Say They Can’t Afford Royal Show

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As the Royal Show fast approaches, families across Perth are budgeting for a big day out, but it seems many will avoid the festivities altogether.

National

National

Body Found On Road Shuts Down Major Perth Freeway

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One of Perth's main arterial roads has been closed after a body was found.

Crime

Crime

Base Jumpers' Death-Defying Leap From 40-Storey Building In CBD

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This is one way to spice up your morning work commute -- a group of base jumpers terrified people on their way to work during the morning rush, hurtling off a huge building in the Perth CBD as others headed to the office.

Shane Geha

Shane Geha

The Way To Solve Our Traffic Woes Is Actually To Increase Density

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There’s no denying that sitting bumper-to-bumper in heavy traffic anywhere in the world is never anyone’s favourite way to spend an hour in the morning.

National

National

Man Appears To Hit and Spit At His Dog In Disturbing Video

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A man has been caught on CCTV appearing to hit and spit at his dog in Perth.

Perth

Perth

Helicopters To Patrol Beaches After 463 Shark Sightings Last Year

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Helicopters have begun patrolling beaches for sharks in Perth and South-West WA.

10 News First

10 News First

Woman Banned From Having Pets After Dead Dog Found Under Laundry

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WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT: A West Australian woman has been sentenced after her dog was found dead under a pile of laundry from being severely malnourished.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Taylor Swift Pens Love Letter To Aussie Building That Could Soon Be Demolished

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A journal entry from pop star Taylor Swift gushing over an iconic Perth building has surfaced.

News

News

Perth Braces To Sweat Through Hottest August Day On Record

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Perth will sweat through its hottest August day ever on Wednesday, with the temperature predicted to hit 28C.

National

National

Toddler Struck And Killed By Car At Home

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A toddler has been struck and killed by a vehicle at a home in Perth.

Perth

Perth

The Mistake That Led To A Woman Winning Millions In A Double Lotto Win

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An elderly Perth woman has become a multi-millionaire after a mistake led to her win Lotto twice.

Perth

Perth

Stiff Competition: Perth Fun Run Logo Raising Money And Eyebrows

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An embarrassing oversight is now confronting Perth’s City to Surf organisers.

Perth

Perth

Pug Puppy Coco Allegedly Killed In Bungled Perth Burglary

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A man who allegedly broke into a Perth family’s home and killed their puppy named Coco by throwing her over a fence has been charged with animal cruelty.

Sport

Sport

Dockers Ruckman Aaron Sandilands Announces Retirement

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Dockers ruckman Aaron Sandilands has announced he will retire at the end of the 2019 AFL season.

Perth

Perth

Perth Shopping Centre Announces $63 Million Upgrade

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A Perth shopping centre has announced a $63 million upgrade with 20 new retailers including Kmart.

News

News

Chocolates Filled With ‘Hazardous Substances’ Dropped In Suburban Letterboxes

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Police are warning Perth residents after chocolates with a "hazardous" filling were left in letterboxes on a quiet Perth street, putting children at risk.

News

News

Perth Drivers Queue For Hundreds Of Metres For Cheap Petrol

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Perth loves a queue -- especially if the petrol at the end is just 99 cents, where drivers have been lining up since 6am on Wednesday.

The Project

The Project

The World’s Most Beautiful Stadium Resides In Perth

1 min read

Who is she?

News

News

Perth Council To Rename 'Blackboy Park' Over Racism Criticism

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The name of Blackboy Park is racist, according to the local council, and will be changed after a resolution.

News

News

Restaurant Slammed For Using GoFundMe To Pay Unpaid Staff

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A crowdfunding page set up by restaurant owners to help pay their employees and suppliers has been slammed by trade unions.

Perth

Perth

Woman Burned, House Firebombed In Alleged Domestic Violence Attack

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A woman has been left with burns to 30 percent of her body after a man allegedly set her alight before throwing a firebomb into her Perth home.

Tech

Tech

Concerns Raised Over CCTV Facial Recognition Trial

5 min read

Public CCTV cameras will be fitted with facial recognition technology in Perth, in the vein of similar trials which have been decried as "hopeless".

The Project

The Project

Statement From The City Of Perth

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Statement From The City Of Perth

10 News First

10 News First

Woman Says She Was Refused Rideshare Because Of Assistance Dog

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Disability support worker Sandii Rogers said she was left feeling angry and ashamed after being refused a lift with two rideshare services in one night because of her assistance dog, Tess.

National

National

Out-Of-Control Bush Fire Blazes In Perth's Southern Suburbs

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A bushfire emergency warning has been declared as an out-of-control blaze shuts the Kwinana Freeway in Perth's southern suburbs.

Perth

Perth

Dog's Throat Cut In Burglary, But Saved By Fat Neck

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A Labrador has been left with stitches from ear-to-ear after she was slashed across the throat by an intruder.

Perth

Perth

96-Year-Old War Veteran Fulfils Lifelong Dream To Fly Special Plane

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Ticking this item off the bucket list has been a long time coming for 96-year-old Arthur Cornwell.

News

News

Vegan Protesters Confront Diners With Graphic Images While Eating

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A controversial activist group has confronted diners with graphic images of animal slaughter as they ate outside popular Perth restaurants.

Crime

Crime

Police Hunt Man Seen Following Women Into Public Bathrooms And Showers

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Police are working to identify a man who allegedly followed a number of women into female toilets and showers, in a string of suspicious incidents across Perth this week.

Crime

Crime

Man Seriously Injured After Being Attacked In His Carport

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Warning: Graphic Image

National

National

Newborn Baby Abandoned With Heartbreaking Note

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Police are frantically trying to find the mother of a baby abandoned outside a Perth medical centre.

National

National

Is This Australia's Most Confusing Road Rule Yet?

1 min read

Drivers have been left baffled by one of the most bizarre merging rules.

Good News

Good News

Wildcats Basketball Star Saves Dog From Burning House

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Perth Wildcats captain Damian Martin became an unlikely hero after rescuing a pet dog from a house fire.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Couple Brutally Shamed For Launching Fundraiser For Their Wedding

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

National

National

Man 'Kindly' Returns Cigarette To Driver After She Threw It Out Of Car

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A man in Perth is being hailed a "hero" after he confronted a woman for throwing a cigarette butt out of her car. 

National

National

Measles Case Hits Perth's CBD

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A Perth measles diagnosis has prompted a warning for city-dwellers to watch for symptoms of the contagious disease.

National

National

12-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth At Perth Hospital

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Authorities in Perth have confirmed a 12-year-old girl has given birth at a Perth hospital.

News

News

Toddler Suffers Third Degree Burns To Feet After Walking On Scorching Pavement

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A warning for parents as sweltering temperatures grip the nation, after a Perth toddler suffered horrific burns to his feet from hot pavement.

National

National

Young British Couple Die In Perth Just Hours Apart

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Jason Francis and Alice Robinson had only been living in Australia for a few months when a double tragedy struck. Their local football club is now crowdfunding to get their bodies home to loved ones.

News

News

Woman Gave Birth In Jail Cell, Alone While Staff Watched

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A female inmate at a WA prison was forced to give birth alone in her jail cell while staff watched on through a hatch in the door, a damning report has found.

Crime

Crime

Perth Man Pleads Guilty To Animal Torture

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A man has pleaded guilty to a string of charges relating to one of Western Australia's worst animal cruelty cases.

National

National

Predictions Property Prices Will Pick Up Met With Cynicism

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It's no secret property prices have taken a dive in major capitals, but new research from Domain predicts things will get better mid-next year. The findings are in stark contrast to pessimism from other industry analysts.

Crime

Crime

Lawyer Sentenced For Stealing Almost $2 Million From 'Vulnerable' Clients

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A Perth lawyer who stole almost $2 million from her "trusting" and "vulnerable" clients has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years jail.

National

National

Train Causes Mass Destruction After Travelling 92 Kilometres Without A Driver

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Up to 1.2 kilometres of rail tracks have been damaged after a runaway train travelled for 92 kilometres without a driver in the Pilbara region, leaving the mangled mess of the train scattered along the tracks.

Crime

Crime

Pair Face Court Over $21,000 Baby Meerkat Theft

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A man and woman have appeared in a Perth court, charged over the alleged theft of a baby meerkat worth $21,281.

National

National

Magpie Attacks Children At Park, Council Applies To Have It Killed

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A council in Perth has applied for a licence to cull a territorial magpie following a series of attacks on children. 

Features

Features

Kids In Perth Children’s Hospital Take Gold In The Bravery Awards

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When it comes to bravery, these kids receiving medals in Perth Children’s Hospital’s oncology ward are world-class.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged After Body Of Perth Woman Found In Shallow Bush Grave

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Julie Anne Cooper's body was found in a shallow bush grave on Thursday.

National

National

Exclusive: Dad Charged Over Family Massacre Sent 'Polite' Emails On Day Of Killings

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"And these are polite, well put together, professional emails to clients."

Crime

Crime

'Heaven Gained Five Angels': Sister of Murdered Perth Family Issues Emotional Tribute

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Three generations of the same family were found dead on Sunday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

New Details About Slain Perth Family And Triple J Presenter Stalked

2 min read

Everything you need to know on your Tuesday morning.

Updated

Updated

Father Charged Over Murder Of Family, Five Dead For Days In Home

3 min read

The 24-year-old man has appeared in court on five counts of murder.

Updated

Updated

'Up To' Five Found Dead In Perth Home

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A man in his 20s is currently in custody.

National

National

The Hunt Is On For The Meteor That Lit Up The Sky

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Scientists are hopeful the fireball survived the atmosphere and made it to Earth.

Crime

Crime

Dramatic CCTV Footage Shows Car Plough Through Home With Woman Inside

1 min read

A woman in her 60s was sitting in the front room at the time.

Crime

Crime

Ben Cousins Breaks Down In Court

2 min read

Confronting details surrounding his arrest emerged in court after the 40-year-old was charged overnight.

Politics

Politics

Perth Mayor Suspended For Seven Months

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Perth's lord mayor will be suspended for seven months over her gifts disclosure scandal, a tribunal ruled, after the state argued for her disqualification.

Crime

Crime

Accused Sought Help At Hospital Hours Before Alleged Killings

2 min read

Teancum Vernon Petersen-Crofts is accused to murdering his mother, brother and sister.

Crime

Crime

The Horrific Triple Murder Of Mum, Her Son And Her Daughter

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Police are investigating how three members of the same family were killed on Sunday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

France Win World Cup And Perth Investigation Continues

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

News

News

Mother, Two Kids Killed In 'Horrific' Crime In Perth

1 min read

A detective said the scene was perhaps the “most horrific” he has seen.

Good News

Good News

Perth Boss Employs Kenyan Man He Sponsored As A Child

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A child sponsorship, that started nearly 30 years ago, has evolved into so much more. A Perth boss now employing the Kenyan man he got to know as a 3 year old.