Country driving: who’s responsible? Road tolls and accident rates go up on long weekends as city dwellers head for their favourite holiday spots, but is it country drivers who need to pay more attention to stay safe? Mitch Woodcock, journalist at The West Australian, believes so. After spending years reporting on road deaths in a […]
The Australian Electoral Commission has revealed that the best electoral roll in history has been achieved. Record numbers of Australians are now enrolled to vote with the rate hitting almost 97 percent. Worryingly, a poll by the Australian Institute shows that almost 50 percent of voters don’t understand how the Senate voting system works. People […]
Almost 14 kilograms of methamphetamine has been taken off the streets as part of an ongoing police operation. Run over two weekends in the past month, Operation ACTUM specifically targets street-level drug dealers and meth. Twenty-eight kilograms of cannabis was also seized as well as other drugs, guns and $270,000 cash. Acting Inspector Kim Massam […]
WAtoday reporter Marta Pascual Juanola spotted a gum tree on McKimmie Road in Palmyra that was gushing water. She joined Simon Beaumont on Afternoons to explain why the tree was leaking water.
It’s been confirmed a Perth doctor and her retired-firefighter husband have been killed in the terror attacks in Sri Lanka. Dr Sally Bradley and her husband Bill Harrop were staying in the Cinnamon Grand Hotel when one of the seven suicide bombers struck. Dr Bradley was Director of Clinical Services at Rockingham Peel Group, and […]
Last year, Todd McKenney revealed he was in a long-term relationship with performer and producer Simon Gallaher, but didn’t inform his former partner in advance; Peter Ford tells us how Gallaher reacted to being publicly outed. The news ripped through the Gallaher family and it seems the Simon Gallaher and his wife, Lisa, have called […]