Plans for a $3.75 million four-storey apartment complex offering short-stay accommodation for outpatients have been given the tick of approval by State planners.
Justin Bianchini and Victoria Rifici
A Fiona Stanley Hospital translator has been forced to pay an extra $2000 for a parking fine after an attempt to appeal a court decision at the Supreme Court failed.
Town of Cambridge councillor Rod Bradley resigns from his position just one week after the resignation of former-CEO Karl Heiden.
Residents throughout the Shire of Harvey have been hit with the highest rate hike in the South West after councillors endorsed an increase of 7 per cent.
A dysfunctional WA council, riven with infighting and claims of bullying and toxic behaviour, has lost its second chief executive in five months.
Perth Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas is seeking to turbo-charge the city’s residential population with an aggressive push to lure developers to the area.
The fight to stop a mobile phone tower going up in Alkimos has been lost after two appeals at the State Administrative Tribunal.
Cr Alaine Haddon-Casey has launched a case against the WAEC to declare re-elected councillor Gary Mack’s October 2021 win in the Wembley ward invalid because he left off his City Beach address in his flyers.
The City of Vincent is considering restricting vehicle access through Washing Lane so the laneway can instead become a pedestrian and outdoor dining space.
The City of Perth’s Safe Night Space shelter for homeless women is being hailed as an ‘outstanding’ but ‘band aid’ response to the mounting crisis glaringly visible on WA streets. So what else is being done?
Rebecca Le May
Chris Dawson has officially been sworn in as the 34th Governor of WA in front of hundreds of people.
The Town of Cambridge council has published a notice of apology to its own staff and ratepayers over the past actions of former CEO John Giorgi regarding the handling of a WorkSafe investigation.
A western suburbs council has taken a stand over the price of electoral integrity, saying the cost is too high to confirm the people who voted in a recent postal vote by-election were who they said they were.
New census data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has highlighted the rapid growth of the City of Kwinana, including an Indigenous population higher than the national average.
Shire of Harvey residents could face a potential rate rise of 7 per cent following a special council meeting which revealed the region as one of the lowest for rate payments in the South West.
Town of Bassendean chief executive Peta Mabbs has resigned from her role after almost four years.
The Shire of Harvey has entered a “new era” of tourism after the creation of a Tourism Advisory Group in preperation for its 10-year Tourism Road Map.
Councillors behaving badly could be banned for 10 years as part of sweeping new local government reforms.
A public indoor pool in our southern suburbs will be without swimmers for another 18 months because the council can’t find workers for crucial roof repairs.
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A Nedlands councillor has resigned after being left ‘almost ashamed’ at recent decisions made by elected members, including to controversially object to WA’s first children’s hospice.
The local government election where a councillor’s ex-wife was caught stealing ballots has been ruled invalid, with the courts now ordering a by-election.
Companies that supply goods and services to the WA Government will be put under the microscope for their gender equality policies under a new program that seeks to flex its massive buying power.
The City of Bayswater’s much-loved destination playground Maylands Waterland has reopened after undergoing a $4.4 million redevelopment.
WA Local Government Minister John Carey has slammed bizarre claims a children’s hospice could be ‘a target’ for a hostile foreign power, drawing on the loss of his own mother from brain cancer.
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