Talking Perth

Don't retire, take a gap year

Assistant Minister for Health Ken Wyatt shakes hands with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull after he tabled the Closing ...

Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, has encouraged those close to retiring age to take a gap year to recharge rather then calling time on their careers.  Ken Wyatt spoke with Peter Bell on 6PR's Afternoons show...

Australia has more guns now than before Port Arthur

Its 20 years since the Port Arthur Massace.

Australia has more privately owned guns than before the Port Arthur massacre according to research out of the University of Sydney

Stephen K Amos: The Laughter Master

Stephen K Amos with Peter Bell

He's performed on comedy stages all over the world and a regular to Australian shores, but Stephen K Amos is in Perth for his newest stand-up comedy show.

Life line for Shalom House

Shalom House

The State Administrate Tribunal has ruled an unorthodox drug rehabilitation centre in the Swan Valley can continue to operate.

Perth's cable car plan

The Tourism Council's proposed cable car attraction.

The Tourism Council of WA has proposed the construction of a cableway from Kings Park to Elizabeth Quay.

Kids as young as one month old living on our streets

Home many people are sleeping rough on Perth streets tonight?

Children as young as a couple of months old are living on Perth streets according to an annual survey of homeless people in the metropolitan area.

A Perth digger's hunt for lost service medals

Vernon Delgado lost ten service medals during Anzac Day commemorations in Perth.

Vernon Delgado spent Anzac Day with his mates in the City and at Swanbourne Barracks, but returned home without his medals.

Pelvic mesh no 'quick fix'

Some women fitted with pelvic mesh are suffering complications.

For over 10 years, pelvic mesh has been an option for women living with internal prolapse. Now, many have complications.


Win a luxury escape to Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa

Thanks to St Ives Murdoch retirement village - where you can live the resort lifestyle all year round!

Thanks to St Ives Murdoch retirement village we're giving you the chance to win a taste of the resort lifestyle...

Win a double pass to see Ghost the Musical live at Crown Theatre

Register your details for your chance to win a double pass.

We're giving you the chance to experience Ghost the Musical at Crown Theatre from 21st May.


Disharmony at Fremantle?

Nat Fyfe reinjured his leg in Fremantle's loss to Carlton.

Ben Cameron   Brad Hardie has hinted at disharmony at Fremantle on the back of their 0-5 start to 2016. 

Home is where the Eagles heart is

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 23:  Matt Priddis of the Eagles handpasses during the round five AFL match between the Sydney ...

Ben Cameron   West Coast Eagles defender Brad Sheppard says the Eagles aren't shying away from their recent run of poor away from. 

Bond: We have played the kids

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 24: Ross addresses his team. Can he regenerate his team?  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Ben Cameron   Fremantle football manager Chris Bond has defended the club's record of playing the kids. 

Pyke wants leaky defence tightened

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 22: Paul Puopolo of the Hawks celebrates after kicking the winning goal during the 2016 AFL ...

Ben Cameron   Adelaide coach Don Pyke says his team is working on conceding "two or three less goals" per game. 

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Chef Matt's mushroom risotto

Chef Matt shares a tasty way to enjoy the mighty mushroom.

Executive chef Matt Leahy, from Ultimo Catering, is back with another mouthwatering recipe.

Is fine dining dead?

Lord of the Fries is one of the trendy new eateries to open in Perth recently.

With gourmet burger bars and fancy pub grub well and truly established in Perth, is fine dining on the decline?

Verity's Recipes

Fresh ingredients for a healthy meal.

Verity James' recipes as heard with Rod Tiley and Sue McDougall every Sunday on the Weekend Wakeup

Sue McDougall's fruit fly recipe

Sue McDouigall

Sue McDougall is one of Perth's most knowledgeable gardeners - each week we share some of her wisdom here!