Surf Life Saving WA Gets New Funding For The Next 5 Years

The State Government has devoted 1.38 million a year to fund crucial equipment for Surf Life WA. Secured for the following five years, the funding will cover necessary lifesaving gear used everyday by surf lifesavers to Western Australian beachgoers. This commitment by the State Government will allow for the purchase of jet skis, trailers, rescue…

Perth’s southern suburbs job creating, congestion tackling combo fix

ROAD UPGRADES – Residents in the southern suburbs will shortly be experiencing traffic relief upon the completion of Armadale Road and Kwinana Freeway upgrades. Works on the three main road projects in the area are underway, with the doubling of Armadale Road from Tapper to Anstey Roads in process. It also include major milestones such…

Cannabis, Guns & Cash Seized In Goldfields-Esperance Drugs Operation

Goldfields-Esperance Police have been working in close collaboration with the Organised Crime Squad to effectively target illicit drugs distribution as it endangers the local community.  Over the past week as part of Operation Fortitude, officers have executed a series of Misuse of Drugs Act search warrants at properties in Kalgoorlie-Boulder and Coolgardie. During these warrants,…

Police Investigate Balcatta Home Arson

The Police Arson Squad is calling on the public to provide information that may assist their investigation into a fire that was intentionally lit at a house on Barker Avenue in Balcatta on Thursday 24 May 2018. At around midnight, the residents of the house awoke to a loud bang from the front of the…

Community Language Schools To Receive Funding Assistance

47 community language schools in Western Australia, with a more than 5,300 students have received in excess of $705,900 in funding from the McGowan Government through the Office of Multicultural Interests’ Community Languages Program (CLP). The CLP assists not-for-profit culturally diverse organisations enabling them to offer education on other languages and cultural maintenance programs after…

Man Arrested In Padbury Car And Foot Chase

A man has been charged after an incident occurred in Padbury last night, June 7 2018.  At about 10:30pm, traffic officers attempted to halt a green Holden Commodore on Warburton Avenue in Padbury. Authorities will allege that the driver did not comply, failing to stop and driving recklessly through streets before approaching northbound of the…

Balga Man Faced Court Over Rockingham Ramage

Authorities in Rockingham have charged a man for several incidents that occurred yesterday.  At around 7:15am a Nissan Navara hit a house on Barnes Street. It will be alleged that the driver then entered the premises, struck the male resident with a metal pole, and allegedly threatened a female resident. Both residents then escaped to…

New Rescue Tool To Save Whale Disentanglements

WA Government scientists have teamed up with marine wildlife specialists to produce an advanced whale rescue tool that monitors the real-time location of entangled whales. This innovation makes way for the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservations and Attractions to observe the whale from a distance prior to seeking to free…

Labor’s Colleen Yates Quits By-Election Race

By Lucas Da Paz Labor’s candidate for the Darling Range seat, Colleen Yates has resigned following doubts regarding her LinkedIn profile and education history. Colleen Yates campaigned for the seat of Darling Range by-election following the resignation of former Labor MP Barry Urban after he was found to have lied about his work experience and…

Four New Aborigional Cadet Joins WA Police Following Graduation

By Lucas Da Paz The Aboriginal Cadet Program has seen four recruits begin their police careers from today, after successfully graduate it from the Western Australia Police Academy. The two men and two women were part of the program’s inaugural intake and were among 41 graduating officers cheered on by family and friends during a…