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WESTERN AUSTRALIA

No apology yet for grieving diver's family

The family of a young man who died while pearl diving off WA's north coast say his employer admitted five years ago he'd failed him but still hasn't apologised. Full story »
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Elderly couple missing in regional WA

An elderly couple hitchhiking from a remote Indigenous community have gone missing in WA. Full story »
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

'Evil 8' accused found on the run in NSW

So-called "Evil 8" accused Alfred John Impicciatore has been found nearly 4000km away in NSW after he failed to turn up to court in Perth four days ago. Full story »
NATIONAL

'I have nothing against homosexual people': Margaret Court slams calls to rename arena as 'sad'

Australian tennis great Margaret Court said she has “nothing against homosexual people” but stands by her vow to no longer fly Qantas because of the airline's support for same-sex marriage. Full story »

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Fishing brought indoors for elderly WA man

A palliative care patient in WA who is unable to go fishing had the trip brought to him when his room was turned into a fishing spot, complete with eskies. Full story »
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Files go to Aboriginal family history unit

Indigenous family files in WA have been rehoused in the Aboriginal family history unit following a recommendation of the Bringing Them Home report. Full story »
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Big business bullies small business in WA

Big business is squeezing small businesses in WA by not paying their bills on time, damaging the state's economy, a report has found. Full story »
COURTS

Man admits to kicking quokka on Rottnest Island in Western Australian court

A 20-year-old man has admitted animal cruelty after footage of him kicking a quokka on Rottnest Island was posted on social media. Full story »

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

WA govt warns SA it still wants ship work

The WA government says a decision on shipbuilding contracts is not "done and dusted", and it will lobby Canberra to give it work due to go to South Australia. Full story »
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Man admits Rottnest Island quokka attack

A 20-year-old man has admitted kicking a quokka on Rottnest Island after footage was posted on social media, sparking outrage. Full story »
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

German tourist dies in remote WA crash

A 20-year-old German tourist is dead after a 4WD crash in remote WA, while three others in the vehicle have been airlifted to Perth. Full story »
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Police searching for creator of ‘SOS’ sign found in the Kimberley

A pilot spotted the SOS sign while flying over Swift Bay. (WA Police)

Police are investigating after an SOS sign was found by a pilot in the Kimberley area, Western Australia. Full story »

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

WA masseur charged over sex assault

A masseur will front court next month charged with sexually assaulted a female client during remedial massage appointments at a Perth clinic. Full story »
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Man charged over live lizards in luggage

A man has been charged over attempting to smuggle 13 live lizards out of Australia, after the animals were allegedly found in his suitcase at Perth airport. Full story »
GOOD NEWS

Watch the moment a young Perth couple find out they’ve won $200,000

A 20-year-old man from Perth’s south has gone from living on the streets to buying a brand new boat after he and his partner won $200,000 from a scratchie. Full story »

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Jarrod Hampton inquest: Paspaley failings

Lyle Housiaux, counsel assisting WA coroner Barry King, says Paspaley Pearling performed unsatisfactorily when diver Jarrod Hampton drowned in 2012. Full story »
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Pearl diver death 'negligence': father

The death of 22-year-old pearl diver Jarrod Hampton was a case of extreme negligence by his employer Paspaley, his father has tearfully told his son's inquest. Full story »
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Tincknell attacks elites in maiden speech

WA One Nation leader Colin Tincknell has attacked the "current establishment" and "left minority groups" but not migrants or Muslims in his maiden speech. Full story »
HEALTH

More Australians turning to surgery to combat obesity, study reveals

An increasing number of overweight and obese Australian adults are turning to surgery to lose weight, a new study has revealed.  Full story »

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Margaret Court bans Qantas over gay stance

Tennis legend and Christian pastor Margaret Court says she has slapped a ban on using Qantas "where possible" because it supports same sex marriage. Full story »