Broome or Bali? Cheaper Airfares to encourage local WA holidays

Broome or Bali? The State Government has taken a major step to boost regional tourism, with reduced airfares aiming to recoup previously sky-high prices. The argument of it being cheaper to fly to Bali than within WA has met it’s match, with the State Government teaming up with Qantas to deliver lower airfares to Broome.…

New Vincent Fire Station to ease call out pressure

The new Vincent Career Fire and Rescue Station has opened it’s doors today, with Emergency Services Minister, Fran Logan, boasting a boost to response to emergencies within the Perth CBD and surrounding areas. The $19 million dollar station is set to ease pressure on Perth Fire Station; the State’s busiest, leaving it available to respond…

Shocking vision resulted in Officer being stood down

Controversial vision showing an aboriginal man being run down by police has generated uproar amongst online viewers. A video of an 18 year old Aboriginal man being struck by Police, resulted in Police Commissioner Chris Dawson to stand down the Senior Sergeant in question. The video was viewed online over 60 thousand times, with users…

Shark Fishing is prohibited in City of Cockburn

The City of Cockburn is re-enforcing their existing local law, whereby shark fishing is prohibited, including the use or setting of buoyed lines using blood or any other lure for the purpose of attracting sharks. Environment Manager at the City of Cockburn, Chris Beaton, explained multiple problems of bring large sharks into shore. 0:35” There’s…

Voluntary Redundancy for 150 Police Officers

Budget repair comes at a cost to WA Police, with 150 officers being offered a voluntary redundancy. A Government spokesperson said police will participate in the voluntary targeted separation scheme, and will not impact on frontline capacity. “The Treasurer announced in the state budget that police would participate in the voluntary targeted separation scheme as…

BREAKING: 7 People Found Dead In A Property Near Margaret River

A significant tragedy has occurred in Osmington, near Margaret River, where at about 5:15am Police were called to a rural property and discovered 7 deceased victims. Amongst the victims were 4 children and 3 adults, with suspected gun shot wounds found. Two firearms were located on the scene. Homicide Squad Detectives from Perth are assisting…

State Labor wants live animal export industry to improve

Federal Opposition announced support for banning live animal exports if victorious in the next election. “We’ve never had a federal party come out and say ‘if we get elected we will stop any element of the live animal trade,” said activist Katrina Love. The Bader III ship arrived in Fremantle port on Thursday and was…

Two Men Arrested Over Extortion In Busselton

Two men have been charged by Major Fraud Squad Detectives, after an investigation was conducted into the extortion of money in April this year. It will be alleged on Friday 20th April, a 36 year old man met two men to discuss a debt they alleged they were managing for another party. It will be…

Perth Blanketed With Smokey Skies And Cold Nights

All across the metropolitan area Perth residents woke up to a flurry of smoke surrounding the city. The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions carried out 14 prescribed burns yesterday, with 11 more scheduled today. Steph Bond, Meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology explained what we experienced was a temperature inversion. “When we get some…