Teen Charged Over Huntingdale Restaurant Assault

Armadale Detectives have charged an 18-year-old man over an assault at a fast food restaurant in Huntingdale. It is alleged the Ellenbrook man assaulted the owner of the Warton Road restaurant at 10pm on Thursday 12 July. The 51-year-old man sustained injuries to his head and was taken by ambulance to Armadale Hospital for treatment.…

Google Brings Online Marketing Solutions to WA Small Businesses in New Training Platform

Local Western Australian businesses are getting educated in the online world, with Google teaching local businesses to expand in the World Wide Web. The online giant has brought its Google Digital Garage event to Perth to teach small businesses to connect online, improving them through digital marketing. “Today’s event is all about supporting small businesses…

WA Promotes Boost For Space Agency Location

The State Government will pitch WA as the base for the Australian Space Agency, as the McGowan Government ramps up calls for the agency to be based in Perth. Science, Innovation and ICT Minister Dave Kelly will meet with head of the Australian Space Agency Dr Megan Clark on Thursday to bolster WA’s position as…

Early Stage Melanoma Detected in Ground-Breaking New Blood Test

Perth researchers have developed a new test that is able to detect the early stages of melanoma that could save lives. The ground-breaking blood test by Edith Cowan University scientists detects auto-antibodies that the body produces in response to the melanoma when it first develops. The breakthrough came after a trial of 105 people with…

Woman Charged in CBD Violent Robbery

Police have charged a woman over a violent theft in Perth’s CBD. It will be alleged that on July 17, a woman in her 30s had her bag stolen from outside a toilet cubicle near the corner or Barrack Street and Wellington Street. After realising that her bag was missing, she followed a woman in…

Motorbike Rider Injured and Missing Dianella Car Crash

A motorbike rider is seriously injured believed to be missing following a crash involving a motorcycle and two cars in Dianella on Wednesday afternoon. The crash occurred at around 1:20pm at the intersection of Grand Promenade and Alexander Drive. It has been believed the motorcycle was involved in an earlier incident at 1pm, in which…

Middle Swan Man Charged Over Police Chase Incidents

Police have charged a Middle Swan man with a range of offences, following road incidents involving police in July. Midland Detectives followed up two separate police chases which led to the man The first incident involved police attempting to stop a Kawasaki motorcycle on Tuesday July 3, travelling on Mahogany Road in Beechboro. It will…

Vaccinations Encouraged to Avoid Peak Flu Season

The State Government is encouraging Western Australians to get vaccinated to ensure they are protected during the peak of the flu season. Health Minister Roger Cook said it was not too late to get vaccinated, to prevent catching the disease and prevent hospitalisation. “Each year our hospital Emergency Departments are put under additional pressure during…

Trump Backflips Over “Misspoken” Presidential Election Comments

Donald Trump has backtracked on comments over Russia’s involvement in the 2016 US presidential election, after facing bipartisan criticism over the remarks made during a news conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. The US President said that he had “misspoken” during the joint conference on Monday (local time) and had meant to say that he…

Police Indigenous Abuse “Alive” Despite Police Pledge to Improve Aboriginal Treatment

An indigenous advocate claims police abuse of Aboriginal people is “alive and well,” despite WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson pledging to improve the treatment of Aboriginal people. Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Chairman Mervyn Eades said young indigenous Australians were still running from police, as Mr Dawson apologised for the police’s historical and ongoing mistreatment of…