Hoons caught terrorising suburban streets will face losing their vehicles for good under a police crackdown.
Hoons caught terrorising suburban streets, doing burnouts or damaging homes now face having their cars immediately and permanently confiscated. Gary Adshead spoke to Police Minister Liza Harvey about the crackdown and how it will work.
Senator for Tasmania, Jaqui Lambie, says she will not be changing anything about herself in the face of the backlash to he now infamous "well hung" comment. Talking to Steve and Basil on the Breakfast show Senator Lambie said she is 'a fighter' and will continue being herself.
Retiring Eagles big man, and one of 6PR's Pillars of Football, Dean Cox has joined Steve and Basil in studio for an extended chat about his announcement yesterday. The 'heartbeat' of the Eagles was a little humbled when the lines light up from fans wanting to say thanks.
Students and parents have been caught out with the sudden closure of Willetton SHS because of an asbestos danger from that was only reported yesterday. Gary Adshead spoke to opposition leader Mark McGowan about the communication of the closure and further asbestos fears.
Palmer United Party senator Jacquie Lambi has come under fire for comments she made on a radio station where she asked a talkback caller if he was "well hung". Social commentator Jane Caro joined Paul Murray for a discussion on political correctness.
The ongoing conflict in the Gaza between Hamas and Israeli forces is conditioning young children to continue the conflict on a generational basis. This is the observation of Save the Children Fund worker Osama Damo who living through the third Gaza crisis in six years.
The line between double checking that the iron is off and obsessing over it is a very fine line and the anxiety that surrounds those thoughts could lead to an obsessive disorder developing. Peter Bell spoke to Renae Tsatsis from the Anxiety Recovery Centre.
The Minister for Energy says the resignation of 4 members of the newly merged Synergy/Verve board, including the Chairman Michael Smith, is due to an shift in focus and not a loss of confidence. Paul Murray spoke to Mr Nahan about secrecy surrounding the resignations.
One of India's most successful and talented actor/directors has started development on a feature film that is set both here in WA and India. Peter Bell spoke to Nandita Das about the film and how she has pushed the envelope in the lavish yet conservative Indian film industry.
After he announced his retirement from AFL football today Dean Cox joined the boys on Sports Today. The Eagles legend talks about his plans for the future and some of highlights of his remarkable AFL career. Thanks Coxy!
The missile system that shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17 may have been seized from Ukrainian forces during the separatist movement in the troubled country. Gary Adshead spoke to Alexey Muraviev from Curtain's department of International Studies.
The scenes of devastation and tragedy coming from the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has many of us watching in shock and disbelief at he scene on TV and online. International political commentator Dr Kieth Suter explains the impact of this tragedy for the world.
A safety expert says the flight path of MH-17 which went straight through Ukrainian airspace made no sense at all. Professor Geoff Dell from CQ University told Gary Adshead that warnings were being given from both separatist and Ukrainian forces about the danger of crossing the airspace.
The opposition claims an offer made to one of the victims whose car was damaged during the Troy Buswell driving incident by RiskCover is basically an attempt to bully the woman from taking further action. Gary Adshead spoke to Labor leader Mark McGowan.
Video: A translated video released by Ukrainian security forces claims to show a conversation between Russian backed BES militants discussing the events leading to the shooting down of a Malasia Airlines commercial passenger flight in Ukrainian airspace.
Larger seats with cup holders, public Wi-Fi and and two massive screens will make the new Perth Stadium a 'fans first' stadium. Premier Colin Barnett and Sports Minster Terry Waldron revealed more details about the stadium.
The Transport Workers Union says growing scheduling pressures and cut backs are to blame for the number of bus drivers being issued speeding infringements in the past year. Gary Adshead spoke to Paul Aslan from the TWU about the fines.
The Federal Government has indicated that it is looking at the possibility of introducing a pay per kilometre tax in order to pay for roads. Would this help with the traffic woes in Perth? Gary Adshead spoke to Dr David Prentice from La Trobe's School of Economics.
Beijing silver medalist and former 100m freestyle world record holder Eamon Sullivan has announced his retirement from swimming. Sullivan told Steve and Basil that he knew it was time to give it away when he was spending more time recovering from surgery than training.
Two young men are being remembered by family and friends as 'full of life' and 'jokers' after they tragically died during yesterday's storm. Steve and Basil spoke to Hayden Stevens, a friend of the men who lived with muscular dystrophy.
Adam Simpson says there focus is soley on beating RIchmond in 2 weeks time and not on the possibility of playing finals. The Eagles coach spoke to Sports Today and was very impressed with what a couple of the kids did against Brisbane.
The head of the Abbott government's national curriculum review has backed the use of corporal punishment for ill-disciplined children in schools if it is supported by the local school community. Gary Adshead spoke to WA Primary Principal's Association president Stephen Breen.
The Reserve Bank has released a report saying people who bought a property during the boom will have to sit tight for three decades before their investment works out cheaper than renting. Gary Adshead spoke to Real Estate author Patrick Bright.
A Nationals MP says the drone industry is rapidly growing and Australians need to be protected from "malicious drone use". Paul Murray spoke with George Christensen about the growth of the dynamic new industry.
Are we smart enough to learn from the internet or has technology changed too quickly. Our ability to absorb information off the internet is much less than when we read from books or attend lectures. Peter Bell spoke to information expert Val Hooper.
Campaigners for marriage equality have seized on Ian Thorpe's desire to enter in to a lasting relationship with a man as reason to increase pressure for marriage reform. Gary Adshead spoke to Rodney Croome, Director of Australian Marriage Equality.
Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, has called the tendering process to supply boots to the Australian army as flawed as a local supplier missed out of the contract. Gary Adshead spoke to Rossi Boots CEO Neville Hayward about the tender process.
Colin Barnett's just called Western Australians grumpy but perhaps voters aren't just grumpy, they're disgruntled. The latest figures from Newspole showers that WA Liberal's approval rating has slipped dramatically.
An Adelaide Professor believes that sending a child to the 'naughty corner' for misbehaving at school is a violation of their basic human rights. Professor Bruce Johnson believes it's not the child that's at fault, it's the standard of teaching.
They're colourful and occasionally funny but have Wicked Camper Vans overstepped the mark with their edgy slogans? A Sydney mother spoke to Steve and Basil about one particularly offensive painted van.
WARNING: Graphic Footage. Australia's wool industry is in the spotlight after PETA released footage of shearers abusing and mutilating sheep. The video show sheep being cut, punched and stamped on by workers in Victoria, NSW and South Australia.
Teens are learning more about the birds and the bees from media and pornography then they are from their parents. It seems 'the talk' just isn't happening and teenagers are developing a warped impression of sex.
Colin Barnett has called Western Australians grumpy during a speech after public backlash over his shark cull policy and the cost of living in the state. The Premier is annoyed by his nickname "Emperor", what do you think his new nickname should be?
Indonesia heads to the polls today to elect their new president and with 16,000 Australians heading to Indonesia per week, what does it mean for travelers? More importantly how will a new president impact diplomatic relations between Australia and Indonesia?
A study claims people could pay lower fares for flights if they use a standing-only section on planes. Paul Entwistle spoke with aviation expert Desmond Ross who says "it's a silly idea" and impractical for people in Perth.
A mother is outraged after a police error saw her son's killer's charge downgraded, despite the man allegedly confessing to the crime during questioning. Ingrid Bishop spoke about her son's death and the disastrous mistake that could see the killer free sooner than expected.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Australia and has agreed to sign a free trade agreement with Australia. Prime Minister Tony Abbott made the announcement this morning and while it's good news for Australian businesses what does it mean for you?
West Coast coach Adam Simpson says Eric Mackenzie was the teams best in the loss to Sydney on the weekend and he must be the leading contendor for the All Australian full back position. Simpson reviewed the loss on Sports Today.
Australia is the number one country in the world for recreational drug use according to the United Nations 2014 World Drug report. Paul Entwistle spoke to Dr Alex Wodak, President of the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation.
The Committee for Perth has announced we're the best capital city in the country due to our higher wages. But with the gap between the rich and poor growing, are we really that much better off than other cities?
A new driving survey suggests that parents are the most distracted drivers. Neil Royle, a retired traffic inspector, believes it's an easy for parents to take their attention off the road as they try to keep an eye on their children.
The State Labor Party intends to legalise medical cannabis if they win the next election. Tim McMillan spoke to the chairman of Tasman Health Cannabinoids Dr Mal Washer about the benefits of medicinal marijuana.
A deputy-principal of a WA primary school has notified his students, and their parents, that he will return from holidays a female. While some parents are angry, what does it mean for the students? Gary spoke to transgender spokesperson Sally Goldner about the issue.
After having his left knee reconstructed three times Anthony Morabito finally returned to the AFL in Fremantle's victory over Melbourne in Darwin. Morabito joined coach ROss Lyon at the post match press conference to explain the feeling of returning to the AFL.
Beyond Blue chairman Jeff Kennett has slammed Philip Nitschke for his conduct in helping a man without a terminal illness to die. Paul Entwistle spoke to Beyond Blue chairman Jeff Kennett who has descibed Nitschke's actions as reprehensible.
The strains of obesity are now being felt by WA's healthcare system with many hospitals ill-equipped to deal with the problems an overweight patient brings. Rob and Kent spoke to Dr Clay Gollege about the special equipment needed to treat obese patients.
Euthanasia Advocate Dr Philip Nitschke has sparked fresh controversy after saying he supports the decision of a depressed Perth man to kill himself. Gary Adshead spoke to Dr Nitschke about his views. What do you think?
Feeling stressed but don't know why? Maybe a friend or family member has passed their stress onto you. Psychologists from St Louis University have found that stress is contagious, Kent and Rob spoke to Tony Buchanan about the findings.
Increases to speeding fines and larger demerit point penalties are on their way to punish Perth's poor drivers. WA Police Minister Liza Harvey spoke to Gary Adshead about the changes. What do you think, will it deter poor drivers or is it just revenue raising? Have your say.
Australian boxing champion Danny Green has gone head-to-head with 6PR's Bob Maumill over comments Bob made about Rolf Harris. Green says there doesn't need to be any discussion about Harris and makes his point on the drive program. Listen here.
An Australian special forces soldier has died surrounded by his mates after he was found with a gunshot wound in Afghanistan. Defence force chief Mark Binskin says the man's colleagues found him in an admin building in Kabul overnight.
Gemmill Homes and 6PR have teamed up to help take the pain out of understanding the Perth property Market. We know buying a home will probably be the biggest investment you’ll ever make so we've assembled a team of experts to answer your questions. Click image to listen to the latest podcast.
6PR's listeners have voted with their stomachs and have crowned a winner for Perth Best PIzza store. Click here to see whose topping topped the list and where your favorite pizza store finished in the 6PR Top Five.
The people have spoken once more and the (frothy) cream of the coffee crop has risen to the top. Click here to see how your favorite coffee store has fared in the Afternoon program's search for the best coffee in Perth according to our listeners.
Shannon Lush has become the natural predator to dirt, filth and unsightly stains around the suburban home. Shannon joins 6PR on a fortnightly basis, with the best, cheapest and healthiest ways to keep your home clean.
Fixing the skills shortage isn't rocket science it just requires logic, which is why so many people can't understand it. A colourful life has led Larry Graham to become an "ex" of all trades. In the "EX" files he shares his experienced but different view to current affairs.
The demand for financial counselling in WA has hit an all time high with more households in the middle income bracket calling on financial experts to help make ends meet. Gary Adshead spoke to Charlie Brown from the Financial Counsellors Association of WA.
Say the name Peter Ford and the first thing that springs to mind is the world of Showbiz. Peter's coverage and knowledge of the Australian entertainment landscape is second to none. Peter can be heard every day at 8.20 on the Breakfast show Steve Mills and Basil Zempalis.
Did you miss any footy action over the weekend? Don't despair, we have got all the action right here with the best callers in the game bringing you every Eagles and Dockers game round by round. Click HERE to listen to the latest highlights package, or re-live your favorite moments of the season with 6PR.
In his regular Breakfast slot, 6PR's resident legal eagle Tom Percy has given an insiders perspective of the Llyod Rayney murder trial. Tom also told Steve MIlls he believes his long time nemesis, Christian Porter, will one day become Prime Minister.
6PR has assembled five of football's sharpest minds to deliver comprehensive analysis and inside knowledge of the game we love. Each day at around 7.50 you'll hear Steve Mills and Basil Zempilas pick some of the best brains in the business.
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Have you seen something newsworthy or just plain interesting? Thanks to Harvey Norman and 6PR we are giving you the chance to become part of the news gathering team here at your favorite news station. Click here to find out how you can become one of 6PR's suburban journalists.
Following on in the memory of one of his boyhood heroes, William Shakespeare, Peter Bell is continuing to fill the world with wonderful poetry. Lacking the skills of the great bard Belly has decided to give substance to modern pop songs by re-invigorating them in 'Belly's Modern Poetry".
With one of the sharpest legal minds in the WA, lawyer John Hammond joins Gary Adshead fortnightly to share his 26 years of legal experience and expertise with listeners. John can be heard every other Thursday at 10am on the 'Morning Program'
Do you have a question about where the City of Perth is heading or maybe a suggestion for where it can be improved? Once a month Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi joins Paul Murray on the Drive program to discuss everything that affects the City of Perth.
Every Sunday on Weekend Wakeup Verity James joins the team to talks food and recipe ideas. You can download each of her wonderful recipe ideas right here. All you have to do is just click, print and cook.
Do you have a question relating to the rules of the road and why you have to obey them? Well every Wednesday at 3.30 Sgt. Simon Baxter from WA Police Traffic Enforcement Group joins the Drive team to take your calls and explain the laws of the road.
6PR's Sue McDougall now has her very own gardening page for you to learn the who, what, where,how and why of gardening. Click here to view articles and videos that will help transform that horticultural problem in to a blooming success.
It's been a fertile year for 'Bulltish' artists and while 2013's nominees are all guilty of taking liberties with the truth one person has risen above the pack. Click here to find out who is this year's Bulltish Artist for 2013 is and those that made the top ten.