No National Energy Guarantee for WA

The WA Government said the proposed National Energy Guarantee (NEG) will affect our State, with Energy Minister Ben Wyatt, warning the Commonwealth that WA’s unique position must be taken into consideration. The Council of Australia Governments (COAG) meeting hoped to set a national agreement on the new energy blueprint. Mr Wyatt explained WA has not…

Fatality at Water Corp Treatment Plant In Munster

The State Government has been advised that a man has died today, following an incident at the Water Corporation’s Woodman point Wastewater Treatment Plant in Munster. Commerce and Industrial relations minister, Bill Johnston, said he is saddened by the news of the fatality this morning and sends his condolences to the victims family and friends.…

WA’s Unemployment Rate Rises to Worst Level in 16 Years: Opposition

Western Australia’s unemployment has risen higher in March, with new figures revealing the state has reached its highest seasonally adjusted unemployment level in 16 years. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show WA’s unemployment rate increased from 6.1 per cent to 6.9 per cent for the month, with more Western Australians looking for work in March…

Perth to Host Largest Tourism Trade Event

The State Government will be looking to showcase the changing face of Perth and WA by bringing Australia’s largest tourism trade event to Perth. WA has secured the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE19) event for 2019, bringing about 3,000 delegates from more than 30 countries to talk tourism through the global event. “We’ve see Perth, Australia’s…

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…

Robber Wanted After Alexander Heights Armed Hold-Up

Police are hunting a robber involved in an armed hold-up at a petrol service station in Alexander Heights early on Thursday morning. The male offender entered through the unlocked main door and threatened the female attendant with a garden tool. He escaped with a quantity of cash. A wide officer and canine search of the…

Two Killed in Badgingarra Car-Truck Collision

Two people have died after a car crashed into a truck on Brand Highway in Badgingarra, 205 kilometres north of Perth. A Mack Prime Mover travelling south on the highway was pulling two semi-trailers and a dolly about 11:40am on Wednesday when it collided with a Mazda CX7 travelling north on the highway. The Mazda…

Margaret River Pro Cancelled After Gracetown Shark Attacks

The World Surf League has cancelled the Margaret River Pro, following two shark attacks near Gracetown during the week. The World Surf League (WSL) made the announcement on Wednesday morning, claiming there was “unacceptable risk” to allow the competition to continue. “The WSL puts the highest premium on safety,” WSL CEO Sophie Goldschmidt said in…

Police on Hunt For Attacker in Riverton Break-In

Police are hunting a man involved in an armed robbery and burglary at a home in Riverton early on Monday morning. A man forced his way into a residence on Tricourt Grove, smashing a window to enter them home just after 1:30am. He entered the female victim’s bedroom, threatening her with a rock and demanded…