Either we defend all women from the kind of mocking and ridicule inflicted on Australia’s first lady endured from this photo or we give up and declare open season, writes Gemma Tognini.
A landmark royal commission report was handed down 30 years ago today with 339 recommendations, yet Indigenous men and women continue to die, writes Rangi Hirini.
The State has recorded the highest rate of drug-related deaths in Australia for the third year running, a new report reveals.
Graeme Samuels has called for WA’s assisted dying legislation to be extended to include dementia, recounting his mother’s 15 years of confusion, torment and unbearable distress.
Australia's top business, community and government leaders will again gather to spend a night sleeping rough to raise money for the St Vincent de Paul Society.
Food delivery services will follow Menulog's lead in directly employing workers or they will soon be forced to the negotiating table, a legal expert says.
Victims of an alarming new type of ‘catfishing’ — where fraudsters steal content from Instagram and make fake profiles promising explicit content online — are speaking out over the ‘violating’ scam.
Caitlyn Rintoul and Brianna Dugan
WA’s peak real estate body has revised up its forecasts for property price rises this year — potentially nearly tripling predictions it made only three months ago.
A grieving mother is still seeking answers over her baby daughter’s death in hospital after the four-week-old caught a deadly infection in WA’s embattled maternity hospital in January 2020.
High salaries and the chance to travel the State sounds like a dream job but being a FIFO can take a gruelling toll. Now a new campaign wants to change the macho ‘she’ll be right’ culture of mining.
Scammers are targeting desperate families, leaving them thousands of dollars out of pocket, with fake rental scams as the State battles one of its worst-ever housing crises.
Animals Australia is facing a fresh push to have its charitable status removed over allegations it breached reporting requirements and offered bribes in an attempt to expose ‘live exports cruelty’.
Premier Mark McGowan has backed the performance of Roger Cook while fronting media for the first time since seven-year-old Aishwarya Aswath’s shock death at Perth Children’s Hospital on Saturday.
NSW pubs earned almost 11 per cent more from their poker machines in the second half of 2020 than in the same period in 2019 but the number of machines dropped.
The WA cricket star revealed ‘things just started to slip and I didn’t feel like myself’ after coming home from a whirlwind Ashes debut in 2013 that catapulted him to instant fame as a teenager.
Production company Fremantle Media and Network 10 have issued a new statement addressing allegations of racist culture running ‘rampant’ through the set of Neighbours made by two WA Indigenous actors.
Parliamentarians and judges will for the first time be covered by the Sex Discrimination Act under wide-ranging changes proposed by the Government in response to Kate Jenkins’ Respect @Work report.
The housing crisis in one of WA’s biggest regional centres is so bad that young families are being forced to pitch tents in their relatives’ backyards.
All new parents working in the NSW public sector who are primary caregivers will have access to up to 14 weeks of paid parental leave from July.
The Labor MP for Cowan was yesterday awarded the McKinnon Prize in Emerging Political Leadership for her work in advocating to reduce violence against women and children.
Blame it on the rawness of our PC nerves nowadays but it feels PROSH is becoming an ugly window into private school kids’ lives instead of a humorous poke at it.
Jenna ClarkeAssistant Editor
Former Neighbours actor Meyne Wyatt has backed shock claims of racism on the set of the popular Australian TV soap.
To find out if online ‘empathy training’ courses could fix the toxic behaviour of members of Parliament, like Andrew Laming, The West’s Sarah Ison did one — complete with ‘compassionate’ kittens.
‘Couple goals’ have been a thing longer than the term itself but in the age of social media and trashy TV shows, have we as a society lost what it means to be in a healthy relationship?
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