Tensions Between Federal And State Government Over Shark Figures

Tensions have flared again between Federal Environment Minister, Josh Frydenberg, and the State’s fisheries Minister, Dave Kelly, disagreeing over the latest shark figures. A CSIRO report has recorded the populations of great white sharks on Australia’s East and West Coasts. The report detailed there are approximately 1460 sharks off WA’s coast, with no increase in…

More Roads Not the Answer to Traffic Following Changing Commuter Attitudes

A sustainability expert claims introducing more roads to reduce traffic congestion is not the answer, following a report revealing more commuters are reconsidering their daily travel to work because of gridlock. Curtin University Professor Peter Newman said adding more roads did not fix traffic problems and could be solved by making cities more appealing for…

Taxi Drivers Support Reforms For Industry Fairness

A Perth taxi driver believes the Western Australian government are finally supporting the industry’s drivers, after it introduced new legislation to reform to the taxi and on-demand transport industry. Zoran Jankulovski said drivers he spoke to had accepted the proposed reforms which were designed to make the industry fairer between taxis and on-demand services such…

O’Callaghan: 98% Of WA Youths Are Doing A Great Job

Click on the player above to watch the interview in the newscast! For the past 13 years, WA Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan has never been shy to share his views in the media. In his final sit-down TV interview with WAMN News as the top cop, Dr O’Callaghan spoke candidly about various issues. Amongst all…

Karl O’Callaghan Farewelled In Ceremonial March

Outgoing WA Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan was farewelled at a ceremonial march today, to celebrate his 44-year policing career before he officially retires on Tuesday. Police Minister Michelle Roberts was joined by other State dignitaries, including WA Deputy Liberal Leader Liza Harvey to formally address him as he concludes his 13-year tenure as Commissioner. Dr…

Pair arrested for stealing car, evading police

A 42 year old Balcatta man and a 39 year old Eden Hill woman have been arrested after stealing a car and trying to escape police. The pair allegedly stole a white BMW X5 SUV from Cardwell Avenue in Noranda, then when spotted by police on Wanneroo Road in Balcatta, refused to stop for police.…

East Perth Apartment Police Search Uncovers Drugs and Stolen Goods

Police have broken up an alleged centre of drug sales following an East Perth search, resulting in charges laid and quantities of drugs, weapons and cash seized. Officers executed three drug search warrants at a Hay Street unit following police surveillance and inquiries in an effort to disrupt activities. They were executed on December 19…

Structural Changes Expected Following State Government Review

The State Government will undertake further structural changes as part of a wide ranging review into government service delivery, accountability and efficiency. Labor’s promised Service Priority Review will examine the functions, operations and culture of the Western Australian public sector as a key election commitment, investigating the structure of government and identifying opportunities for further agency…

Guns, Drugs and Cash Uncovered in Casuarina, Parmelia Police Raids

Police were required to diffuse an explosive device during a raid at a house in Perth’s south, where guns, drugs and cash were seized. Detectives executed a search warrant at a Casuarina property on Monday following inquiries into an alleged deprivation of liberty and assault of a 21-year-old woman. The Tactical Response Group found an…