McGowan Government escalates Mandurah murder case with reward

WA Police is calling for help to solve a 39-year-old cold murder case, with the McGowan Government offering a reward for public assistance. The government has offered $250,000 for information which leads to the apprehension and conviction of those responsible for the death of Annette Caroline Deverell in Mandurah. Local Government Minister David Templeman had…

A Man Charged For Allegedly Encouraging Underage Indecent Act

Mandurah detectives have charged a 48 year old man from Lakelands with Procure, Incite, Encourage a Child under 13-years to do an Indecent Act. On the morning of Friday 15 November 2019 at about 11.40am, it is alleged that the man approached 2 young girls aged 11 and 12 years outside the toilet block area…

Three people charged in Mandurah recreation centre brawl

WA Police have charged three people who were involved in a brawl at a children’s basketball game outside a recreation centre in Mandurah on Tuesday night. The fight involving 70 people broke out during the under 15s girls match in the Mandurah Recreation Centre at about 6:40pm as a result of an ongoing dispute between…

Families feuding sparks Mandurah brawl

Two feuding families have been blamed for a brawl outside a Mandurah recreation centre overnight. Police were called to a disturbance outside the basketball courts at the Mandurah Aquatic and Recreation Centre on Pinjarra Road at about 6:40pm, encountering approximately 60 to 70 people fighting on arrival. It was believed that the fight resulted from…

Multi level car park coming to Mandurah train station

Mandurah train station is on the way up, with a new multi storey car park announcement and tender application requests open for its design and build. A joint state and federal government project, both will contribute half of the funding toward the $32 million dollar build, with construction to commence next year. Transport Minister Rita…

Attempted murder charge for man after alleged serious assault

A man has been charged with attempted murder following a serious assault in Perth’s southern suburbs on Thursday night. Police were called to the Forward Street home in Mandurah just after 9.00pm on Thursday night where they arrived to a 45-year-old man allegedly assaulting a 43-year-old man. The victim was left so badly injured, officers…

Micro-grid development aims to create jobs for Mandurah youths

A joint announcement by several state government ministers and a consortium led by Enwave Australia will see the development of Australia’s first solar micro power grid at the Peel Business Park located in Nambeelup. Solar farm and battery storage technology with power supplement by Western Power will provide electricity to the 120 hectare Park, saving…

One person dead during house fire in spate of home blazes

One person has died in a Bullsbrook fire, during a series of house fires around Perth. The fire was sparked just before 4am, with the whole house fully alight when firefighters arrived at the home in Savy Close. Police say there are no suspicious circumstances for the fire, despite no cause being established. Meanwhile, a…

Upgrade to Peel Health Campus emergency department announced

By Helene Fung Premier Mark McGowan and Health Minister Roger Cook unveiled plans for a $5m expansion of the Peel Health Campus emergency department (ED) to improve patient flow, privacy and comfort. The expansion includes a new fast track triage area, new holding bays designed for more privacy, reconfiguration of the existing triage area to…

Increased police resources in Mandurah as youth issues and crime continues

As Mandurah continues to struggle with incidents of theft and assault, WA Police are cracking down on offenders with an increased police presence in the area. Police Minister Michelle Roberts commented on the feedback she receives, particularly focused on issues like young people congregating, people feeling unsafe, and multiple assaults. She said much of the…