Meet the akoya, the latest luxe offering to excite foodies, inspire chefs and hopefully join the truffle and marron on the list of quintessentially WA produce. Find out what Rob Broadfield thinks.
As local government elections get more publicity, a wave park vote gives an insight into what ‘conflicts’ can mean. Perth’s Lord mayor candidates can learn from controversies at other councils.
Trainer Dan Morton’s strong opinion of Queen Brown will be put to the test when the promising filly steps out at Belmont Park today.
Gina Rinehart has been sitting pretty on top of our annual compilation of WA’s wealthiest people for years. Has FMG’s recent share price run been strong enough for Andrew Forrest to steal her crown?
A groundbreaking cold-case review team for private hire has been set up in WA in a bid to solve some of the State’s and the world’s most mysterious unsolved crimes.
Kate Ryan & Caitlyn Rintoul
The transit ticketing group spun off from former WA high-flyer ERG is on a hiring spree to meet an expected jump in demand triggered by coronavirus-related health concerns.
Exactly 40 years ago to the day, the smooth sounds of Steely Dan rang out across Perth, broadcast on the State’s first commercial radio station, 96FM.
Telethon’s Professor Pete Gething says WA’s hard border must remain while there is community transmission of the coronavirus in other states and territories in order to keep West Australians safe.
Health Minister Roger Cook has warned COVID-19 will return, as a new survey reveals a quarter of West Australians will only don face protection if required by law — and some won’t wear masks at all.
Josh Zimmerman & Peter de Kruijff
A number of people have been taken to hospital for treatment after a driver ploughed into four cars in Perth’s northern suburbs this evening.
A law student at WA’s most prestigious university accused of raping a woman has been revealed as the main organiser in charge of law school social events, The West Australian can reveal.
Bethany Hiatt, Sarah Steger, Rourke Walsh & Kate Ryan
Another person has been injured by a humpback whale on Ningaloo Reef — just days after a woman was left with crushed ribs from an encounter with the ocean giant.
Chevron is this afternoon looking at the grave possibility of shutting its $US54 billion Gorgon LNG plant after the WA Government watchdog raised concerns about safety at the site.
City of Perth mayor candidate Brodie McCulloch has knocked back a grant to his company from the local government in a move he says is an ‘example of strong governance’.
Peter de Kruijff
MPs will have to account for every dollar they claim in electoral expenses under a crackdown sparked by a former WA politician’s visit to a Japanese massage parlour.
Ben Harvey & Rourke Walsh
Perth WAG Britt Mayne could never have expected she would spend her first year of motherhood without her parents, dashing between AFL hubs— and it’s left the family considering a permanent move west.
Mark McGowan has reiterated Optus Stadium is “the best ground” to host the AFL Grand Final, but conceded it’s “not our focus” amid the backdrop of the virus pandemic and WA’s economic recovery.
Bachelorette hopeful turned Bachelor in Paradise star Glenn Smith sent social media into a frenzy this week when he formally introduced his ‘mirror twin’ Neil on the most recent episode.
The ‘escalation of community concerns’ and an acceptance that WA could dictate its own ‘border settings in these circumstances’ proved vital in the Commonwealth’s spectacular backflip.
The Federal Government’s decision to soften the eligibility criteria for the new JobKeeper scheme, due to begin in late September, has been met with mixed reviews by WA business leaders.
An alleged Comanchero bikie charged over the discovery of a loaded gun in bushland in Perth’s north has been released on bail despite police prosecutors arguing to keep him locked up.
A weightlifting dentist who treated patients when she should have been in COVID quarantine after arriving from interstate will be sentenced in October after pleading guilty to six additional charges.
Has Fortescue Metal Group’s stellar run been enough for billionaire Andrew Forrest to leapfrog the intensely private Gina Rinehart in WA’s annual Rich List?
WA’s phase five restrictions have been put on hold again after Mark McGowan said the State ‘has entered the most dangerous phase of the pandemic’.
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