Super police graduation the largest in a decade

The largest single graduation ceremony of WA police officers in nearly a decade took place this morning at the Joondalup Police Academy.  Due to COVID restrictions, the 117 new plice officers were not able to attend a graduation ceremony when they completed their training earlier this year, the academy instead postponing the event until this…

Teens face 118 charges after two day crime spree

Five teenagers have been arrested and charged with 118 offences after 2 day grand theft auto crime spree that sprawled across Perth.  The teenagers, comprised three boys; a 16-year-old from Rockingham, a 13-year-old from Kelmscott and Media 15-year-old, and two girls from Morley, a 15-year-old and 16-year-old.  On Wednesday evening, the group stole a white…

One dead in South Hedland mobility scooter crash.

WA Police are asking for witnesses of a fatal accident in South Hedland on Monday to come forward. Officers arrived at the scene of a traffic accident on Kennedy street at 10pm Monday evening, where a man in his 30s had been seriously injured and a red and black mobility scooter damaged. Paramedics from St…

Leak stoppage gets cash flowing in new Waterwise rebate scheme

A new program targeting water wastage will give financial benefits for households that fix water leaks. Water minister Dave Kelly has announced the Water Corporation’s Leak Assist pilot program, which provides a $100 rebate on residential water bills for households that have recently engaged a plumber to fix a leak. The program is being delivered…

Harvey hits out on unemployment

State Opposition leader Liza Harvey has hit out at the Premier again, saying that advertising contracts awarded to interstate firms show a lack of action on low employment figures. “The Premier is happy to bask in his popularity in polls, but isn’t doing anything about reducing the unemployment figures in Western Australia.” Harvey called on…

Skaters protest against classism in Cottesloe

Click here to watch the full report on WAMN News After a bizarre attack on a Cottesloe council plan to install a skate park for, online pranksters have organised a real life protest to support skaters in the area. A letter drop opposing the plan touted Cottesloe’s highly educated population as a reason to oppose…

Cross-border co-operation puts dealers behind bars.

Police have taken two drug traffickers off the streets of Perth after an 18 month investigation in conjunction with NSW police. In January 2019, police stopped a toyota Rav-4 that had six kilograms of methylamphetamine and cocaine hidden in a electromagnetic contained concealed on the inside of the car’s rear bumper. The 42 year older…

Telethon and Perth Children’s Hospital partnering on COVID research

Telethon kid’s institute is partnering with Perth Children’s hospital to conduct critical research into the impact of COVID-19 on children. Although researchers around the globe have been working tirelessly to understand the disease since it appeared, there is still a great deal that scientists do not know about the virus. Children experience much milder symptoms…