The Premier is remaining firm on WA’s hard border following today’s National Cabinet meeting. All states and territories except Western Australia have agreed to the Federal Government’s re-opening plan. It’s expected the re-opening will happen around Christmas. Prime Minister Scott Morrison stressed “borders don’t come without costs.” “They’re there to do a job as the […]
WA Police Minister Michelle Roberts has requested a squad of detectives be deployed to the Peel region after the death of an 11-year-old girl prompted fears a group of child abusers were operating in the area. Annaliesse Ugle took her own life earlier this week after her alleged abuser was released on bail. Police have […]
Australia Post Chief Executive Christine Holgate will stand aside after the government launched an investigation into extraordinary spending. Ms Holgate today told a parliamentary hearing four senior employees were given luxury $3000 Cartier watches as a reward for completing a multi-million-dollar project, which were not paid for with taxpayer funds. The revelation follows recent reports […]
Education Minister Sue Ellery says she is worried about the number of knife incidents in WA schools because it is never acceptable, but the increased reports are not surprising. Minister Ellery told Gareth Parker there wasn’t strong evidence more dangerous weapons were being brought to schools, but there was definitely more reporting. She says a […]
We’ve just had word the contested manslaughter legislation has passed through the upper house tonight. We’re talking to CFMEU State Secretary Mick Buchan about what that will mean for the state’s workers.
The state opposition says the suicide of an 11-year-old girl has highlighted the shortcomings of the Bail Act. The girl took her own life after discovering that the man accused of sexually assaulting her had been freed on bail by WA police. Her parents turned her life support off at Perth Children’s Hospital yesterday. The […]