With Troy Buswell on leave, the Liberals' anti-Barnett faction looks to be rallying around Dean Nalder as their great hope. Paul Murray spoke to Darren Brown, editor of thegoodoil.org.
The Barnett government's shark mitigation policy has been criticised by a Queensland Liberal National party member who says Queensland's shark policy is no shinning example. Paul Murray spoke with Member for Bowman, Andrew Laming.
An investigation into Apple has found the US tech giant has shifted billions in untaxed profits around the world. Paul Murray spoke with Neil Chenoweth, senior writer for the Australian Financial Review about the findings.
A patron who was refused service at the Denver City Hotel because he was indigenous says he will be lodging a complaint about the his treatment. Michael spoke to Gary Adshead and said that it was his first experience with racism in his life.
The federal opposition has launched a website called 'Save Medicare' to counter what they say are the efforts by the Abbott government to dismantle the system. Gary Adshead spoke to Federal Opposition Spokesperson Catherine King about the launch.
Greens Senator Scott Ludlum has branded Tony Abbott a homophobe with an out date notion of who Western Australians are. The Senator made the comments during a speech in the Senate inviting the PM to visit WA before the April 5 senate election.
Video Rescuers have work frantically to free a man trapped following a car crash in Rockingham this morning. The man, 94, was pinned underneath his car after a second car, driven by his granddaughter, collided with his vehicle.
A goldfields pub is under fire for enacting a ban on serving indigenous patrons because of a dispute over the alleged theft of an iphone. The Denver City Hotel in Coolgardie placed the sign behind the bar naming the person and refusing service until the phone's return.
Clubs WA wants liquor licencing laws changed to allow sporting, ethnic and RSL clubs to open their bars to tourists. will help secure the future the states clubs. Peter Seaman from Clubs WA told Steve and Baz that it would help save many local sporting groups.
Last week the New York Times labelled us a progressive hipster paradise and this week The Guardian is calling Perth an overpriced backwater. Peter Bell spoke to the author of the Guardian article, Perth ex-pat, Jimmy The Exploder.
A new survey of 200 secondary school principals has shown a worrying increase in time spent by teachers dealing with drug and alcohol affected students. Gary Adshead spoke to the Gino Vumbaca, from the Australian National Council on Drugs.
The publican who posted a sign behind her bar banning indigenous patrons from being served has apologised for her actions and any harm it has caused. Debbie spoke to Gary Adshead about the reasons behind the sign and her actions.
An academic has argued against young people being vaccinated for HPV. Paul Murray spoke with Judy Wilyman from the University of Woollongong about her controversial views, and Dr Julie Brotherton, from the National HPV Vaccination Program Register.
Federal Member for Perth Alannah MacTiernan has pledged to be a fighting force for WA following her appointment as Parliamentary Secretary for WA and Regional Development. Ms MacTiernan says she will also fight to stop policy from being eastern states centric.
The Corby family's chase of an exclusive TV deal may very well end up putting Schapelle back behind bars. Gary Adshead spoke to Fairfax Indonesia Correspondent Michael Bachelard about how Schapelle's profile is angering those who signed her parole order.
Drinkwise has come under attack for a new advertising campaign encouraging drinkers to engage in 'classy drinking' and 'staying in the realm of excellence'. The campaign is aimed at stopping over indulgence. Watch the advert here and tell us what you think.
The Premier will take over budget preparations and the Transport portfolio as Troy Buswell extends his leave from political duties, including that of Treasurer, to battle an undisclosed health issue. Gary Adshead spoke to opposition spokesperson Ben Wyatt.
WA's Police Commissioner says now is the time to act to protect young children from neglectful parents. Gary Adshead spoke to Karl O'Callaghan about the realities of children as young a seven being involved in drug fuelled brawls on Perth's streets.
A Victorian mum says she is shocked by an option to pay an extra $22 to retouch her teenage daughters’ annual school photos. Steve and Baz spoke to Essendon mother of three Mira Smoljko about her outrage.
The federal government will repeal sections of the QANTAS Sale Act instead of extending a debt guarantee. Paul Murray spoke with Nick Xenophon, Independent Senator for South Australia, who is against the Abbott government's QANTAS measures.
The number of Australians struck down by food poisoning has leapt by almost 80% in the last ten years and the number of times restaurants were to blame has doubled. Peter Bell spoke with Dr Martyn Kirk, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at ANU.
WA motorbike riders are set to descend on Parliament this Sunday as part of a national protest aimed at anti-association laws being used by police. Gary Adshead spoke to Ant Shurlock who is one of the coordinators of Perth's Freedom Rally 2014.
How will you remember Stuart O'Grady? Olympic medalist, stage winner of the Tour de France or drug cheat? O'Grady spoke to Gary Adshead who said he has no power over how people will judge him but will always remember he gave his all for Australia.
Editorial: Gary Adshead How can a seven million dollar fee, paid to terminate a Chinese restaurants lease as part of the Elizabeth Quay, not raise an eyebrow? Gary Adshead has taken aim at the growing money pit the waterfront development has become.
Conservation group Sea Shepherd and the mother of a WA shark attack victim are seeking a Supreme Court injunction to end the Barnett government's controversial drum line policy. Gary Adshead spoke to Sea Shepherd's Jeff Hansen about the move.
Aviation expert Geoffrey Thomas says the cuts QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce announced today should have been done 10 years ago. Talking to Steve and Baz on the Breakfast show Geoffrey said the frequent flyer program was safe, quashing rumours circulating the rewards program was to be scrapped.
Independent Senator Nick Xenophon says that before any decision on opening QANTAS to foreign investment CEO Alan Joyce must resign. Gary Adshead spoke to Mr Xenophon who is also calling for a judicial inquiry into the financial management of Qantas.
The New York Times has published a travel article that has labelled Perth a hipster paradise that is what you would get if you could "Conjure up a city embodying all things right about cities." Read the article for yourself here and have your say.
As a young mum are you worried about that last glass of red making its way in to your breast milk? Well worry no more...there is now an App for that. Paul Murray spoke to Professor Roslyn Giglia from Curtin's School of Public Health who has developed the smartphone app.
Residents of the Goldfields have been shaken by a magnitude 4.7 earthquake this morning causing many locals to relive the memories of 2010 when a 5.0 magnitude destroyed buildings in Boulder. Gary Adshead spoke to Ken Smith who owns the Grand Hotel in Boulder about the quake.
Spending four to five years at university to earn a piece of paper is a waste of time according to Jack Delosa from entrepreneurial company The Entourage. Peter Bell spoke to Jack who dropped out of university to pursue business success and never looked back.
The national secretary of the Aircraft Engineers Association says QANTAS only needs to get rid of one job to return the national carrier back in to black. Steve Mills and Basil Zempilais spoke to Steve Purvinas who has his fingers crossed that current QANTAS CEO Allan Joyce will resign.
UpdateLast week we heard from Mary, a mother of four who was the victim of an extreme case of cyber-bullying by her ex husband via facebook and Gumtree. Mary spoke with Paul Murray again today to update 6PR on her situation. Police are now involved.
Following Charlotte Dawson's death, a petition's started up calling for the Government to take action against those who violate existing anti-bullying and harassment laws. Paul Murray spoke with Em Mastronardi, a friend of Charlotte's who started up the petition.
WAToday feature writer Narelle Towie has released a series of articles today that look in to the health of the Swan river. Gary Adshead spoke to Narelle about the launch of the 'Save Our Swan' campaign and what she has unearthed from her month long investigation.
Former Police Minister Rob Johnson has called for harsher penalties to be imposed on hoons in light of revelations that some drivers are being caught driving in excess of 170kmh. Gary Adshead spoke to Mr Johnson who says these speeding drivers are potential murderers in his eyes.
Euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke says the decision by the Belgian parliament to pass laws allowing terminally ill children to choose if they want to end their life shows just how far behind Australia is in the euthanasia debate. Gary Adshead spoke to Dr Nitschke about the debate.
The unions representing police and nurses have renewed their pressure on the state government for better pay and working conditions as the Barnett government warns of a tight budget on the horizon. Gary Adshead spoke to Australian Nurses Federation and Police union spokespersons.
The Husband of Collie woman Sharon Camisa who died from a strain of Legionnaires disease linked to potting mix wants the warnings on potting mix increased. Gary Adshead spoke to Mark Camisa and Collie MP Mick Murray who wants safety masks sold with potting mix.
Taking a stroll down Perth's memory lane has just become a lot easier thanks to an innovative approach to our idea of what a museum is. Peter Bell spoke to Dallas Robertson who has started a cyber museum called @MuseumofPerth which is short on walls but big on Perth's pictorial history.
The Southern Elephant Seal that has made his home down on Sorrento beach has become a local attraction and become a full blown celebrity with his own @sorrentoseal twitter account. Peter Bell spoke to Matt Swan from the Department of Parks and Wildlife about the seal's stay.
Cyber bullying expert Susan McLean says no one should ever have to tolerate the level of abuse thrown at the former model and TV host Charlotte Dawson, but they still do. Peter Bell spoke with Susan who was working with Charlotte last week about the growing problem.
A source from inside the involved in the controversial drum line policy has told 6PR the animal caught on a drum line off Leighton beach today and 'hidden' under a tarpaulin was definitely not a dolphin.
A Warnbro mother of 4 has become a prisoner in her own home because of an extreme case of cyber-bullying by her ex husband via facebook and Gumtree. Paul Murray spoke to Mary about how the constant harassment by strangers answering adverts by her ex, under her name, is ruining her life.
The mother of nine children evicted from her home by the Department of Housing admits she was responsible for the damage of her Wilson property but says government agencies must accept some responsibility. Robyn Stratton spoke to Gary Adshead about the photos of the home.
For a small country town the residents of Toodyay really do have big hearts. Victims of the 2009 fires have used their experience to help families effected by the fires that ripped through Perth's hills in January. Gary Adshead spoke to Melanie Pree from Toodyay. Call 9574 4664 if you would like to help.
WARNING: Please do not attempt this unless you have played over 286 AFL games. Peter Bell has stunned his 6PR co-workers with a ball skill display that has left us all wide mouthed. Watch the video here and again...please do not attempt this at home...or anywhere.
Fremantle's Mathew Pavlich says last Tuesday's game against the Eagles was a wake up call for his team and they need to lift their game before their season opener against Collingwood on March 15. Steve Mills spoke to Pav about the pre season going one better this year.
Three boys under the age of 12, including an 8 year old, have been arrested by police in relation to and aggravated robbery in Cannington yesterday. Police spokesperson Sam Dinnison told Gary Adshead two of the boys were charged but the youngest was too young to be charge.
The Department of Housing has released photos showing some of the $50 000 worth of damage caused by a family to a Wilson home. General Manager for Services at the Departmet of Housing, Steve Parry, spoke to Gary Adshead and said the damage was the final straw in a long troubled history.
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.
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.
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.
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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.