Engineering and Planning Tender Awarded for Morley to Ellenbrook Line

Perth-based consultancy group ARUP has been awarded the tender for engineering and planning for the Morley to Ellenbrook Line. The group will investigate and plan the early stages of the Morley to Ellenbrook Line project, with applications open to develop a business case for the project. “Initial planning and early community consultation for the Morley-Ellenbrook…

Power Prices Difficult to Fall as Frydenberg Calls for Price Drop

Energy experts are warning it will be difficult for power to drop in price, despite Federal Government calls for power retailers to cut prices. Curtin University Energy Policy Researcher James Eggleston said lowering power costs for consumers could be an impossibility, as gas becomes more readily available for households. “By in large the bulk of…

Citizenship Reform 2.0 Returns To Parliament Next Month

Citizenship reform is back and ready to be debated in Federal Parliament next month, with questions remaining over the difficulty of the citizenship test. Citizenship Minister, Alan Tudge, visited Perth and met with Ian Goodenough, speaking to migrant residents about their concerns over citizenship. Mr Goodenough said the citizenship amendment bill will require applicants to…

81 Charges of Child Sex Abuse made by Taskforce Mirzam

An ongoing police investigation undertaken by Taskforce Mirzam, is investigating the sexual abuse of 5 children, after a recording device was found by a member of the public containing videos showing both adults, both male and female, engaging in sexual acts with a young girl. Today, Taskforce Mirzam detectives have laid further charges against a…

Police Hunt Man In Perth Cultural Centre Attack

Police are investigating a serious assault at the Perth Cultural Centre in April. The male offender was walking through the Perth Cultural Centre with a group of three or four friends on Sunday April 1, when he was involved in an altercation with another male. His friends moved him away from the area. The 44-year-old…

Environmentally Friendly Parking in Fremantle City Centre

Fremantle’s new city centre car park will open tomorrow afternoon, with 155 bays located near the Cappuccino strip. Formerly the Stan Reilly Centre on South Terrace, the new car park will help ease parking woes in the City. Featuring a range of environmentally friendly additions, including solar powered lights and water wise native gardens, and…

Police Investigate Suspicious Bullsbrook Fire

A fire that broke out at a home in Bullsbrook on Wednesday 14th of March is being investigated by Arson Squad Detectives, and are seeking the public’s assistance. Emergency services were called to the residence on Ashton road at around 9:35pm, where they discovered a converted a shed/house on fire. Damage is estimated at $250,000…

Motorbike Rider Injured in Crash Following Aborted Police Chase

A motorbike rider has been injured in a crash following an aborted police chase in Thornlie. At around 9:40pm on Wednesday March 28, police officers activated emergency lights and sirens in an attempt to stop a red and white 1994 model Honda motorcycle that was travelling on Rushbrook Way in Thornlie. The rider failed to…

Men Charged Over Armed Tuart Hill Home Robbery

Police have charged three men after they held up a man at gunpoint and robbed his Tuart Hill home back in February. A man arranged to meet an associate in Tuart Hill on Feburary 26 when he was approached by an unknown man on arrival and ordered into a vehicle at gunpoint. A second man…

Man Attacked in Attempted Robbery

Midland Detectives are calling for public assistance over an attempted robbery in Perth during March. A man was walking along Adelaide Terrace near Victoria Avenue at about 2:30am when he was approached by an unknown male. The unknown man demanded the man’s wallet and punched him once to the head, before running in the direction…