Retired Olympic Swimmer Shane Gould is calling for a shake-up of Australian swimming lessons. The triple gold-medallist has just completed a PhD in Australian swimming culture and found one in five children leave primary school without knowing how to swim. She spoke with Gareth Parker this morning and says the idea that Australia is a […]
Australia’s financial watchdog has taken legal action against a company linked to the collapse of the Sterling First Group. More than 100 investors have lost their life savings through the long-term lease for life scheme — as 12 companies under Sterling’s complex web of entities went into administration. The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has […]
A fire in Yanchep has claimed the local service station on Yanchep Beach Road. 90 firefighters are at the scene of the fire which, on Thursday morning, is contained, but not controlled. 650 hectares have been burnt and at its peak on Wednesday night, 200 firefighters were working on the blaze. 6PR reporter Lindsay Brennan […]
Former England captain Michael Vaughan says Australia should have won the last Ashes series in England 4-0. Vaughan dropped by the Perth Live studio ahead of tomorrow’s day-night Test between Australia and New Zealand at Perth Stadium, which he will be commenting for Fox Cricket.
A mother and daughter who are the first two Australians confirmed killed in the New Zealand volcano blast are being described as people who loved cruising and never shied away from adventure. Twenty-four Australians were among a group of tourists on White Island, when a violent eruption occurred on Monday afternoon. It’s still not known […]
Australian doctors are warning urgent action is needed to reduce elective surgery wait times before the situation worsens. Data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows half of all patients were operated on within 41 days, up from 35 days in 2014-15. Australian Medical Association president Dr Tony Bartone told Oliver Peterson the […]