19 people face over 150 charges for burglary following WA police operation

A police operation targeting significant burglaries in shopping centres has resulted in 19 people charged with more than 150 offences. Regional Investigation Unit officers began Operation Dashcam in May, responding to two significant commercial burglaries at shopping centres in Mirrabooka and Warwick. Further incidents were later identified as being linked to a large group of…

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McGowan Government tackles youth offending in Kimberley with juvenile justice strategy

A strategy has begun to reduce youth offending in the Kimberley, following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. The State Government has begun rolling out the Kimberley Juvenile Justice Strategy (KJJS) throughout the region after being on hold because of coronavirus pandemic. The $6.2 million plan is funding place-based activities, night patrols, a youth engagement program…

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Opposition hits out at McGowan Government for not supporting small business during COVID-19

The State Opposition has slammed the McGowan Government for not supporting WA’s small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, claiming they have been “left out in the cold” without assistance. Shadow Tourism and Small Business Minister Alyssa Hayden has criticised the State Government for not assisting small and family run businesses, launching a petition calling…

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