Men Charged Over Marmion Natural Therapy Clinic Assaults

Two men have been charged over assaults towards women at a natural therapy business in Marmion. It will be alleged that a 36 year old Edgewater man indecently assaulted 25 women during consultations at the business between 2008 and 2017. A 40 year old Palmyra man also allegedly assaulted six women during consultations. The Edgewater…

Nahan Denies Owing Tax in US Amid Citizenship Renunciation

State Opposition leader Mike Nahan has denied owing tax in the US, following revelations he was denied a renunciation of his US citizenship because of a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Mr Nahan said in a statement he needed to clarify the dispute involving US tax laws, in which he believed he was…

WA Hit By Strong Winds and Rain as More Severe Weather Expected

Perth and southern WA can expect more wild weather as a cold front is expected to bring heavy rain and strong wind gusts across the state. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a warning for severe weather for a large part of WA, with winds up to 125km/h bring winds, accompanying rain, thunderstorms and possibly…

New Local Government Reforms To Improve Council Effectiveness

Local government councillors will face harsher rules when accepting gifts as part of a suite of reforms that will be implemented to improve the effectiveness of councils. The changes have been given the green light following a four-month consultation period as part of the first review of the Local Government Act in more than 20…

Youth Prisons Stable Despite Opposition Claims Budget Cuts Responsible for Greenough Escape

Fran Logan has made assurances that WA’s juvenile prisons are stable, following opposition claims that budget cuts and understaffing caused last week’s mass breakout at Greenough Regional Prison. The Corrective Services minister said youth prisons in WA including Banksia Hill Detention Centre were coping while` the State Government claimed the escape of 10 inmates that…

Corrective Services Minister Fran Logan Apologised To Geraldton Residents

Following the Greenough Prison riot Corrective Services Minister, Fran Logan, apologised to Geraldton residents for the fear and anxiety caused. “I will do everything I possibly can to ensure that those ring leaders and escapees suffer the harshest penalties for what they’ve done,” Mr Logan said. He promised he will do everything possible to implement…

Scaffidi Suspended For Seven Months Over Travel & Gifts Saga

Mayor Lisa Scaffidi has expressed relief over a State Administrative Tribunal decision to uphold her suspension over a long-running travel and gifts saga, a decision that could result in her returning to office next year. In a statement, the embattled City of Perth Lord Mayor said she was glad that the tribunal chose not to…

Man Charged in Midland Cinema Indecent Assault

Police have charged a 45-year-old man over an alleged indecent assault in Midland. The incident occurred on 12 July 2018 when two female teenagers visited a Midland cinema. As the movie started, a man sat next to one of the girls and it is alleged he indecently assaulted her. The Midland man has been arrested…