Man charged after mum-of-five found clinging to life in ‘a pool of her own blood’ in Greenfields, near Mandurah

Man charged after mum-of-five found clinging to life in ‘a pool of her own blood’ in Greenfields, near Mandurah

A man has been charged over an alleged hit-and-run that left a mother of five clinging to life in a pool of her own blood in bushland south of Perth. Sherylee Bonney left her Greenfields home to walk to the nearby shops on Tuesday evening but never made it back. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: Woman … Read more

Perth weather: WA to experience warmest day in over four months next week when temperature hits 25C

Perth weather: WA to experience warmest day in over four months next week when temperature hits 25C

Perthians rejoice — beach weather is just around the corner, with the warmest day in over four months expected next week. It might be time to start slapping on the sunscreen, with temperatures nearing 30C towards the end of the month. While the Bureau of Meteorology has forecast a possible morning shower or two in … Read more

WA Chief Justice Peter Quinlan says all have role to play in combating workplace sexual harassment

WA Chief Justice Peter Quinlan says all have role to play in combating workplace sexual harassment

WA’s most senior judge says anyone who has worked in an industry for any length of time and claims to have never encountered sexual harassment is either “lying” or “morally obtuse”. Key points: WA’s Supreme Court Chief Justice says sexism exists in every profession He says wilful blindness and ignorance perpetuate workplace discrimination He adds it’s vital people understand … Read more

Perth Catholic school teacher jailed for sexual offences against teenage student

Perth Catholic school teacher jailed for sexual offences against teenage student

A teacher at a Perth Catholic college, who claimed his sexual abuse of a teenage student was a “mutually beneficial relationship”, has been jailed for more than six years, with a judge slamming his explanation as an attempt to “victim blame”. Key points: The 40-year-old teacher began sexually abusing the student when she was 16 Some of … Read more

Investigator sued by Lloyd Rayney loses bid to remove Supreme Court judge from case

Investigator sued by Lloyd Rayney loses bid to remove Supreme Court judge from case

A forensic investigator being sued for defamation by Lloyd Rayney over comments about the mysterious death of the former Perth barrister’s wife has failed in a last-minute bid to have the judge who presided over the trial remove herself from the case. Key points: Lloyd Rayney is suing investigator Mark Reynolds in a defamation case Dr … Read more

FIFO sexual harassment report sparks sweeping changes by the WA government

FIFO sexual harassment report sparks sweeping changes by the WA government

The WA government will support all recommendations made to it by a scathing review of sexual harassment in the state’s fly-in fly-out sector. Key points: The inquiry received nearly 100 submissions in almost a year All of the report’s recommendations have received government support The government will pursue legal options for a predator “blacklist” The report, … Read more

Review: Milk Crate Theatre’s DUST is a collaborative work in reframing lockdown

Review: Milk Crate Theatre’s DUST is a collaborative work in reframing lockdown

For over 20 years, Milk Crate Theatre have engaged with disadvantaged people, devising works which challenge norms of performance. Developed over the 2020 and 2021 lockdowns, DUST was conceived over a number of zoom sessions before being fleshed-out in the person earlier this year. Drawing on themes of isolation and enforced reflection, the story centres … Read more

Broome pub The Roebuck Bay Hotel to hold wet T-shirt contest to ‘celebrate’ life of Queen Elizabeth II

Broome pub The Roebuck Bay Hotel to hold wet T-shirt contest to ‘celebrate’ life of Queen Elizabeth II

Broome’s oldest pub has defended its decision to hold a wet T-shirt contest to “celebrate” the life of Queen Elizabeth II ahead of a national day of mourning. The Roey— a popular venue in the northern WA town— encouraged partygoers to attend “The Queen’s Wet T” on Wednesday night at the hotel’s Oasis Bar. “Join … Read more

Subiaco sinkhole bursts water main and causes flooding as luxury Mercedes swallowed and power cut – The West Australian

Subiaco sinkhole bursts water main and causes flooding as luxury Mercedes swallowed and power cut – The West Australian

Subiaco sinkhole bursts water main and causes flooding as luxury Mercedes swallowed and power cut  The West Australian Car swallowed by sinkhole in Perth suburb as burst water main leaves dozens without running water  ABC News Watch: Luxury car completely swallowed up by a sinkhole after burst water pipe  7NEWS Horror moment sinkhole swallows luxury car  news.com.au Sinkhole swallows … Read more

Man appears in court over alleged rape of Perth teenager in suburban park

Man appears in court over alleged rape of Perth teenager in suburban park

Fremantle Court has been told a man accused of raping a 16-year-old girl at an oval in a southern Perth suburb had arranged a meeting with the girl on messaging app Telegram. Key points: A 26-year-old man has been charged with raping a 16-year-old girl at a Perth park A court has heard the pair … Read more