Strong Winds and Rain Expected With Storms to Hit Perth

Perth’s sunny weather is set to come to an end, with stormy weather expected to lash WA’s coast on Thursday evening. A cold front is set to bring strong winds and heavy rain, bring an end to sunny weather for the month. “It’s a significant cold front,” the Bureau of Meteorology’s Neil Bennett said. “We…

Little-Known Giuseppe Conte New PM of Italy

Picture Courtesy: Giuseppe Conte’s Facebook Page. Political novice Giuseppe Conte has been named Italy’s new prime minister, after getting the approval of President Sergio Mattarella. The Five Star Movement and League populist parties will form government, following 11 weeks of political deadlock leading to Conte’s appointment. 53-year-old Conte, a law professor was nominated by Matteo…

Labor Darling Range Candidate Colleen Yates Faces New Doubts Over Education Qualifications

New doubts have been raised about education of WA Labor’s Darling Range candidate Colleen Yates, after conflicting reports emerged about her university qualifications. Ms Yates is facing scrutiny over reports she never attended one college she listed in her resume, or studied subjects she claimed to have studied at another university. The US-born Labor candidate…

New Family Accommodation At PCH to Keep Parents Near Sick Kids

Parents and families will be able to stay nearby their sick children admitted to Perth Children’s Children through new hospital accommodation for the families of sick children. The hospital will offer the accommodation to ensure families are close by to their children when they are patients in the hospital. “The McGowan Government is committed to…

Harsher Penalties Proposed for Public Transport Property Trespassers

West Australians could face harsher fines if found trespassing on Public Transport Authority (PTA) property, in a State Government effort to curb risky behaviour on WA’s rail network. The State Government will seek to increase penalties for people caught without authorisation on the property, following a train surfing incident in Fremantle. “There has been a…

Shark Mitigation Device Added to Deterrent Subsidy

The State Government has included a new surfer specific device has been included to its shark deterrent subsidy. It has included the Surf+ device formerly known as Sharkshield in the subsidy program following the release of a New South Wales report into the effectiveness of personal shark deterrent devices. “This weekend, we expect to see…

Maddington Man Faces Charges Over Multiple Obscene Acts

A man has been charged for multiple obscene acts in Gosnells and Maddington. Police allege the 37-year-old man was seen in Southernwood Park at about 3:30pm on Monday 21 May exposing himself and conducting an obscene act. They will further allege the man was again seen exposing himself and performing an obscene act on Albany…

Funding Boosts WA Health Research

Western Australia is set to get a boost in health research funding, with a range of research grants for the state. The Healthway research grants will total $1 million for projects targeting youth and migrants in the state. As part of the funding, the Telethon Kids Institute will receive $328,539 for a research project that…

High Level US-North Korea Summit Could Be Delayed: Trump

Donald Trump has claimed there is a “substantial chance” its historic diplomatic meeting between the US and North Korea will be delayed if it chooses not to engage in denuclearisation. The US President said hosting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House there were doubts that the summit would happen, but the North…