WA Ambulance crisis linked to deaths as report recommends sweeping changes

WA Ambulance crisis linked to deaths as report recommends sweeping changes

A parliamentary inquiry has recommended St John Ambulance be allowed up to five years to improve its service before the West Australian government gives the contract to another provider or takes control. It comes amid staff shortages due to Covid-19, with the state government announcing on Wednesday that senior Health Department and WA Police representatives … Read more

ABC’s 730 makes awkward gaffe before major interview with Scott Morrison

ABC’s 730 makes awkward gaffe before major interview with Scott Morrison

Proving it’s not only the politicians that are susceptible to gaffes during an election campaign, the ABC has made an embarrassing mistake ahead of an interview with the Prime Minister. Scott Morrison will be interviewed by 730 host Leigh Sales on Monday evening as the campaign enters its final week. In a tweet publicising the … Read more

COVID-19 in WA: Chief health officer warns of new COVID-19 peak within weeks

COVID-19 in WA: Chief health officer warns of new COVID-19 peak within weeks

Western Australia’s chief health officer has warned the state’s new COVID-19 peak could hit 25,000 cases per day within weeks. Previous modelling suggested WA would peak at 10,000 cases per day but that did not eventuate and restrictions were then eased, including scrapping masks indoors unless in a high-risk setting such as public transport and … Read more

Canberra anti-vaccination protesters told to pack up as deadline looms

Canberra anti-vaccination protesters told to pack up as deadline looms

A deadline for anti-vaccination protesters to pack up and leave Canberra is looming, with ACT Police giving the group until Sunday to move on. Up to 10,000 protesters descended on Parliament House on Saturday as part of the ‘Convoy to Canberra’ protests against vaccine mandates. Many of the group have been staying at the Exhibition … Read more

Canberra man charged with child incest after alleged trove of vile material seized

Canberra man charged with child incest after alleged trove of vile material seized

A Canberra man has been charged with a raft of child abuse offences, including incest against a child under 10. The ACT Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team started investigating back in February after the Australian Center to Counter Child Exploitation informed them of alleged peer-to-peer sharing of child abuse material. This led to authorities executing … Read more

Can you guess the SINISTER detail in this $2.76m Sydney house listing?

Can you guess the SINISTER detail in this .76m Sydney house listing?

From the outside, it would be hard to guess a multimillion dollar Sydney home once hid the operations of a jailed drug trafficker with links to a Colombian drug gang. But the property, listed for a sale price between $1.64 and $2.76 million, was seized by the Australian Federal Police after it was deemed to … Read more