South-West Mental Health Services in the works

A new community mental health step up/step down service for people in the South-West region is in the works, aiming to support people with their mental health struggles in a residential setting, close to their family and friend networks. The 10 bed service in Glen Iris is part of a State Government iniative to provide…

Regional WA Mental Health Care Bolstered With New Service

A new community mental health service will open in regional WA that will provide vital residential and individualised care for those with mental health conditions. The community mental health step up/ step down service will support people in the community in areas close to their personal network, while also cutting hospital admissions, serving as a…

Four people injured in Bunbury Australia Day celebrations

Four people have been injured by fireworks in Bunbury’s Australia Day celebrations, requiring hospital attention. A firework malfunctions, landing in a group of spectators causing minor injuries to three people, and leaving one woman in a serious condition. The injured people were taken to Bunbury Regional Hospital after the incident on Koombana Drive, just after…

Bunbury CBD In Lockdown As Siege Continues

Police have confirmed a hostage siege is currently underway in Koombana Bay, Bunbury. Specialist units are on the scene and an exclusion zone has been cordoned. The latest pictures from the scene shows TRG vehicles from Perth were moved in. Heavily armed police officers, ambulances and fire trucks are standing by. A large sign written with demands was…

WA Launched Tourism Ad Blitz

The state government launched a new advertising campaign hoping to attract more tourists visiting WA. The national advertisement will cost 3.6 million dollars, promoting Western Australia as the next tourism destination on TV and Cinema from next week. Tourism Minister Liza Harvey told WAMN News that she was pleased with the advertisement film, and believed this…

Coronary care unit opens in Bunbury

WA Minister for Regional Development, Brendon Gyrlls, and the Health Minister, Kim Hames together announced the opening of WA southwest’s first coronary care unit. The 10 million dollar unit is placed in Bunbury’s St. John of God hospital, benefiting both public and private hospital patients in the area. WAM Network understands the have include 8…