Roughly eight people a day have appeared in Perth’s two main courthouses on a range of child sex offences since little Cleo Smith vanished from her family’s tent in Carnarvon.
The suspended sentence granted to Crown Melbourne could become the blueprint for how Crown Perth lives under new management.
The State’s miners have been urged to have a roster rethink after a study found FIFOs are at significant risk of car crashes on fly-home day, with most tired, inattentive and intoxicated
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Forensic officers spent more than seven hours inside the the Smith family’s South Carnarvon home on Tuesday leaving with two evidence bags.
Ellie Smith, the mother of missing four-year-old Cleo Smith, says she’s been ‘overwhelmed’ by the generosity of people who’ve donated to a GoFundMe page set up to help bring her daughter home.
Perth Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas has reignited his brawl with the McGowan Government over who pays for a multi-million dollar probe into the dysfunctional former council.
Mr McGowan on Tuesday became the only State or Territory leader without a roadmap for relaxing borders after SA announced it would reopen to jabbed travellers from NSW and Victoria late next month.
Peter Law and Charlotte Elton
The Opposition has likened Premier Mark McGowan to a latter-day Julius Caesar, for denying his true intentions surrounding electoral reform.
Cleo Smith’s parents are genuinely baffled by their daughter’s disappearance, according to Australia’s leading body language expert who has forensically analysed their latest public plea for help.
The Prime Minister has assured Cleo Smith’s devastated family that the Australian Federal Police are using top secret technology and tactics to help find the missing four-year-old girl.
Angie Raphael and Jack Paynter
Former co-host Nadia Mitsopolous pays tribute to ABC presenter Russell Woolf — an ‘outrageously talented colleague and supremely loyal friend’.
Shadow Attorney General Nick Goiran has been accused of using ‘coded language’ to encourage anti-vaxxers threatening Mark McGowan and his family over mandated vaccinations.
Nearly every local business will fall under the new directive, mandating that all employees receive both doses of the COVID vaccine by January 31.
The Royal Australian Navy has confirmed Geraldton as the home port of a soon-to-be commissioned supply ship.
Forensic officers and detectives returned to Cleo’s South Carnarvon home on Tuesday, with stepfather Jake Gliddon letting them into the property.
Russell Woolf was a ‘great, lovely, decent’ man, Mark McGowan said in paying tribute to the ABC presenter.
The heartbroken parents of Cleo Smith have been confronted with an awkward question about her mysterious disappearance.
Cleo Smith’s mum Ellie has made a heartbreaking video showing a compilation of her missing daughter in happier times.
Holidaymakers staying at the camping ground where Cleo Smith was believed to be abducted are steering clear of the exact spot the family pitched their tent out of respect for the devastated community.
Ailish Delaney & Jackson Barrett
WA may reintroduce a hard-border with South Australia if their plan to open up to NSW and Victoria leads to COVID-19 spread, Premier Mark McGowan has warned.
The sudden death of an ABC host has left many people stunned, as tributes flow for the “generous, supportive and funny” stalwart.
Journalists and presenters from across the country have paid tribute to ‘larger than life’ ABC stalwart Russell Woolf, whose shock death overnight has rocked the media industry.
David Johns & Sarah Steger
Bounty hunters are reportedly being lured to Carnarvon in hopes of cashing in on the $1 million reward on offer from the State Government for information leading to Cleo Smith’s whereabouts.
Michael Traill & Joey Catanzaro
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