After Josh Simpson missed his flight for the clash with Sydney, Freo's Chris Bond says he informed the club at the last minute and is currently unavailable for selection at any level. Bondy spoke to Karl with the latest plus more team news.
There is no stronger message as to the dangers of texting while driving than Maria and Brian O'Shea's. Three of their children, Soren (11), Saoirse (9) and Connor (3), were killed when the O'shae's car was hit by another motorist who was distracted while texting.
Police are re-assessing security around government officials and prominent state departments following the discovery of 5 suspicious packages containing white powder. Gary Adshead spoke to Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan the threats.
The Australian Hoteliers Association says that many restaurants in Perth are so crippled by holiday penalty rates for casual employees that they can't afford to be open over Easter. Gary Adshead spoke to Bradley Woods from AHA WA about his hope for changes to penalty rates.
Ahead of their clash with Fremantle Sydney Swans assistant coach Stuart Dew reveals the secret to to stopping giant ruckman Aaron Sandilands. And the boys ask the big question, will gun forward Kurt Tippet line up against the Dockers?
Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says the recruitment of fitness guru Darren Burgess from EPL side Liverpool has been key in Powers surge up the AFL ladder. Hinkley joined the boys to preview the clash with West Coast.
WA Labor Senator Louise Pratt has conceded defeat in the Senate election, saying she is deeply disappointing. and Paul Murray spoke with Ms Pratt who has labeled her running mate Joe Bullock 'homophobic'.
State treasurer, Mike Nahan, has confirmed households will be hit in the May 8 budget because the government "maxed out" on spending on big projects. Gary Adshead spoke to Mr Nahan ahead of his first budget next month.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon has declared the bump is dead and will instruct his players not to attempt the traditional hip and shoulder to avoid any chance of a visit to the tribunal like midfielder Nat Fyfe.. Lyon made the comment at Docker training today.
Two coalminers have been killed in an underground mine collapse in NSW's Hunter Valley. A 35-year-old from Metford and a 49-year-old from Cessnock were working 500 metres below the surface in the Austar Coal Mine when a wall collapsed about 9.15pm yesterday.
Out going Senator Louise Pratt has unleashed a verbal spray against incoming Senator and union heavy weight Joe Bullock labelling him homophobic and anti choice adding it was a major blow to progressive voters. Listen to the spay here.
Eagles coach Adam Simpson fronted up after their horrible loss to Geelong and the boys grilled him regarding the performance of Nic Naitanui. Is he fit? If he is Brad says he should be dropped on his form alone. Listen to Simpson's and callers thoughts.
Karl Langdon has described the WAFL tribunal as a ‘Kangaroo Court’ after an 11th hour medical report was produced to help Docker star recruit Colin Sylvia's avoid a 4 week suspension. Sylvia will spend two weeks on the side line for his hit on Subiaco’s Brett Mahoney.
A Perth taxi driver has admitted to raping a passenger with cerebral palsy as well as indecently dealing with another four wheel-chair bound women in his taxi. Paul Murray spoke with the mother of one of his victims.
Perth’s very own Chris Indich is set to create history twice this week when he steps in to the Octagon in Canada for his first professional UFC match. Brett Bonetti spoke to Indich about becoming the first born and bred West Australian and first indigenous Australian to fight in the UFC.
Using your mobile phone while driving this Easter holidays will not only attract a double demerit penalty but also the increased attention of police. Gary Adshead spoke to Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan about the renewed blitz on distracted drivers texting.
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell has resigned following revelations that he misled an Independent Commission Against Corruption hearing. Gary Adshead spoke to 2UE's Keegan Buzzer about the memory failure about receiving a $3000 bottle of wine.
Could raising the pension eligibility age to 70 sentence the Abbott government to a single term in office? Steve and Basil spoke to Leanne Kutcher from Sydney University's School of Business who says a blanket rise in the pension age will anger a lot of voters.
The taxi industry is shocked by the action of Peter Kasatchkow who pleaded guilty to 33 charges of sexual assault relating to 5 wheelchair passengers. Gary Adshead spoke to Kevin Wigg from Black & White Cabs about how Kasatchkow slipped through the screening net.
Ten of Australia's most brilliant and loved songstresses have come together to realise Chrissy Amphlett's dying wish. The artists, including cancer survivor Olivia Newton-John, have performed a moving cover of Amphlett's most famous song I Touch Myself to promote self-examination.
Discipline ain't what it used to be according to many callers to 6PR and education expert Dr Ray Lewis agrees but says it is for the better. Peter Bell spoke to Dr Lewis about how the new forms of discipline can be better than the old school style of things like caning.
A new survey has estimated Aussies are taking 200 million photos every week leaving us with 'photo fatigue'. Steve and Basil discussed the phenomenon and provided a couple of their own useless photos that have left us thinking..."what were they thinking?"
As a sports broadcaster Tony Abbott makes a great Prime Minister. The PM has delivered one of the worst sporting analogies in history while trying to summarise how successful the trade visit to China has been so far. Click here to listen.
Former Brownlow medalist Brad Hardie says Eagles ruckman Nic Naitanui is either injured or just out of form but either way he needs to be dropped now. Steve and Basil spoke Hardie about the West Coasts' meager performance against Geelong.
Despite calls from within the Labor party and union bosses for newly elected WA Senator Joe Bullock to stand down Mr Bullock says he isn't going anywhere. Gary Adshead spoke exclusively to former union heavyweight turned senator.
A Camillo family is shattered today after having to make the heart breaking decision to put down their family pet that was bashed by burglars yesterday. Gary Adshead spoke to Sally who discovered 15 year old Sheber with two broken legs and in immense pain.
If you're feeling frustrated trying to snare a park along Perth's train lines then a survey from the Department of Transport isn't going to help your frustrations. The results of a March survey has shown that some stations are full by 5.40am. Click here to see how your area stacks up.
Essendon captain Jobe Watson says his team is feeling confident of a win over a depleted Fremantle side as both teams having suffered a single loss, to Hawthorn. Karl Langdon and Mark Harvey spoke to Watson about the Bombers prep for Sunday.
Two men have been killed on Perth roads in separate incidents. A male motorcycle rider has been killed in a crash on the Kwinana freeway and a cyclist has died in hospital after he was hit by a car in Rockingham, in Perth's south.
Go to your suburban park or local playing field and you will see, with increasing regularity, someone navigating a drone aircraft. Believe it or not there are actually regulations that need to be followed when using them. Peter Bell investigated the issue.
The sacking of a man by a Brisbane company because he had turned 65 has been found to be illegal by the Fair Work Australia. Gary Adshead spoke to Australian Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James about the decision.
An under cover police operation, code named Ulysses, has uncovered drug dealers have been targeting WA jails and using TAB accounts to launder money. Gary Adshead who broke the story spoke to the Correctional Services Minister Joe Francis.
Ambulances and emergency departments are being increasingly clogged up by alcohol related patients that are putting a drain on valuable resources. Gary Adshead spoke to former AMA president Dr David Mountain who specialises in emergency medicine.
A former inmate from WA's prison system says that he could get his hands on any drug he wanted while inside prison and the trade of drugs for tobacco and sex is huge. Gary Adshead spoke to 'Simon' about the ease at which drugs can be obtained.
The far north Queensland town of Cooktown is bracing itself for destructive winds of up to 300 kilometers an hour from cyclone Ita, which is expected to cross the coast at around 10pm tonight. Gary Adshead spoke to Cooktown Mayor Peter Scott.
The Police Commissioner has accused the Corruption and Crime Commission of going missing in action in regard to the investigating 'significant' corruption in the WA prison system. Gary Adshead spoke to Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan.
Ross Lyon says Walters and Mayne have significant ankle injuries, Ibbotson might need shoulder surgery on top of Barlow and Fyfe's suspension the Dockers list is looking real shaky after just 3 rounds. Listen to Lyon here.
Skye Faithfull is suffering an aggressive form of breast cancer but rather than focusing just on her own health she is tackling the disease head on for others with a fundraiser. Skye joined Gary Adshead along with her key recruit for the cause Ryan Crowley.
After a recent trip to watch my team of choice, the Adelaide Crows, play at the newly renovated Adelaide Oval I am forced to ask "Can we learn something from SA?" The Adelaide Oval redevelopment has given south Australian's something to crow about, at a budget price.
Bev Brock has revealed that her long time partner, driving legend, Peter Brock was far from the Peter Perfect image reported in the media but would not have swapped a minute with him. Bev spoke to Gary Adshead about life before, during and after Peter Brock.
Experts are warning people to check the credentials of botox clinics after an unregistered nurse in a Perth beauty clinic was found injecting clients with illegally imported botox. Paul spoke with the President of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons.
One person is reported dead and several people have been wounded and a US military base is in lockdown amid reports of an active shooter at Fort Hood in Texas. At least one person was taken to hospital, according to reports cited by the local KCEN TV station.
An emotional Marcus North has stunned the WA cricketing fraternity by announcing his retirement from first class cricket in Australian. The one time captain of the Western Warriors says he is physically prepared for another season but mentally exhausted.
WA taxpayers should be scratching their heads at a decision by the WA government to pay a local businessman millions of dollars so he can walk away from his catering contract at NIB stadium. Karl Langdon spoke to Minister for Sport Terry Waldron about the deal.
Wildcats coach Trevor Gleeson can't wait for the NBL grand final series against their arch-rivals Adelaide and he has fired the first barb declaring 36ers star Gary Ervin should be on an extended holiday.
After accepting Nat Fyfe's 2 week ban for rough conduct Freo's Chris Bond explains they were left with little choice even though they think the 2 weeks was harsh. Bond explains why and covers Barlow injury and more.
While the public seems to have embraced Palmer United Party leader Clive Palmer's style and dialogue at least one PUP member has had enough of it. Gary Adshead spoke to former PUP candidate Wayne Thomsom about his decision to quit the party.
Two conservationists have plunged in to waters off the coast near Trigg beach to save a Tiger shark left for dead after it was released from a drumline. Gary Adshead spoke to one of the swimmers Ocean Ramsey about her efforts to save the animal.
Hawthorn's Bradley Hill believes Fremantle can cover for the absence of Michael Barlow, Nat Fyfe and Zac Dawson in Friday's grand-final rematch at the MCG. Stephen's little brother joined Brad and Karl.
Clive Palmer, the federal member for Fairfax and leader of the Palmer United Party, joined Gary Adshead in studio to spread his message of love to WA. Mr Palmer told listeners that WA needs more love from Canberra and explained how his party would secure it for us.
Barring an unforseen injury West Coast ruckman Dean Cox will equal the Eagles games record of 276, held by inaugural premiership player Glen Jackovich. Steve and Basil spoke to both of the Eagles legends about the passing of the torch.
Holiday goers to WA's iconic Rottnest Island are up in arms about a decision that closed the island's most popular and largest pub last Friday for a private function. Gary Adshead spoke to caller Paul who vented his disappointment at being denied access.
She may not be the doe-eyed nine year old, Cole Sear, from the movie Sixth Sense but Pam MacKay does claim that she can see and speak to dead people. Steve and Basil spoke to Pam about her ability and some of the people she has helped.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has confirmed a $10 million strike team will be set up in Western Australia to combat bikie gangs. Gary Adshead spoke to Mr Abbott about the boost to anti gang task forces in WA and the menace he believes bikie gangs represent.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Simply follow @CricketTalkback on Twitter and tell us what you think of the state of play. Anger, joy, statistics - we want it all! Our favourite tweet of each day will win a Kärcher High Pressure Cleanerworth $199 each
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.