The Parliamentary inquiry into ambulance services has been told paramedics should be given other responsibilities while waiting for a call-out.
The Biloela family will be allowed to stay in Australia for another year but cannot return to their Queensland home after youngest daughter Tharnicaa was not granted a visa.
The huge number of cancellations revealed by Health Director General David Russell-Weisz were intended to ease pressure on WA’s beleaguered health system.
Coronavirus border closures are being praised for keeping drugs out of WA and people out of prisons.
One state has told people to avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes due to viruses that can cause a range of health problems.
A woman who told police she was coming to WA to attend the AFL grand final has been charged for allegedly breaching COVID restrictions.
The driver of a school bus has died after a horror crash outside of Perth. It is believed one child was on board the bus at the time.
WA has recorded no new COVID-19 cases overnight, providing a big boost to hopes for a packed Optus Stadium for Saturday’s AFL decider.
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Blake McPherson went to his local newsagent in the hope of claiming the $30 million Lotto jackpot — and instead found a Golden Ticket in The West Australian giving him entry to the AFL grand final.
NSW has 1063 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and six deaths as the state’s outbreak surpasses 50,000 cases. Victoria recorded it’s highest tally yet with 766 new cases. SEE THE LATEST UPDATES.
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The West Australian can today reveal that Coles Supermarkets will send in an army of service staff members, who will deliver chips, burgers and even beers to punters at the match.
Joondalup mayor Albert Jacob is appealing a complaint made against him by councillor Russell Poliwka, saying he needs to be ‘able to challenge statements that I think are misleading to do my job properly’.
There have been two serious cyber attacks launched against WA Parliament in the past 12 months, but authorities have remained tight-lipped on who they believe is responsible.
Regional TAFE teachers are being offered incentives such as rent freezes and skills development packages to turn their backs on high-paid jobs in private industry and keep them in the classroom.
John Quigley’s Christmas party chopper ride fails the pub test. At the very least it was an extraordinary error of judgment, for which he owes an explanation.
Liberal leader David Honey has called on Attorney General John Quigley to ‘consider his position’ after revelations he shared a December helicopter ride with Crown Perth director John Poynton.
WA’s university vice-chancellors have poured scorn on the idea of merging all four public institutions to create one super-university.
New data has revealed the rise in adults working from home during the pandemic could be damaging parent-children relationships.
WA’s health system is ‘overly-reliant’ on volunteers, a veteran paramedic has told the first meeting of the parliamentary inquiry into the state’s struggling ambulance service.
A 47-year-old accused of ramming a police car and threatening officers when breaching the COVID-19 checkpoint has been granted bail, but will remain under the care of mental health professionals.
The royal commission has heard about ‘approved’ high-roller gambling at Crown Perth during a COVID-19 transitional lockdown and alleged loan sharking.
A former CEO of a council used a shocking amount of public funds to pay for a sex worker, a corruption probe has found.
WA Health has released a list of potential exposure sites after a truck driver who was in Perth for two days last week tested positive for COVID-19 in NSW.
An infected NSW truck driver who entered WA has sparked fears of an outbreak just three days before the AFL Grand Final.
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