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Perth swelters through record six consecutive days over 40C temperatures
West Australian capital also setting records for most days above 40C in a summer with the tally now at 11 days

Paul Karp

23, Jan, 2022 @5:34 AM

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Western Australia suspends border reopening indefinitely amid Omicron spread
State had been due to open up to double-jabbed international and interstate travellers on 5 February

Narelle Towie in Perth

20, Jan, 2022 @1:46 PM

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‘Significant decrease’ in NSW Covid cases predicted as Victoria nears peak – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Stephanie Convery and Caitlin Cassidy

17, Jan, 2022 @7:28 AM

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Extinction Rebellion activist has chalk message case thrown out by Perth magistrate
Police prosecutors had argued Rosa Hicks aided and abetted other activists by photographing them applying washable chalk paint

Royce Kurmelovs

12, Jan, 2022 @7:36 AM

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Risks, refunds and cancellations: your guide to buying tickets amid Covid this summer
From Sydney, Perth and Adelaide festivals to major shows, tickets make great last-minute gifts. But they could also be a roll of the dice

Elissa Blake

22, Dec, 2021 @2:14 AM

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Western Australia, a state almost no one can visit, to pitch itself to tourists as ‘safest place in the world’
WA premier says the state will loosen Covid-19 border restrictions in ‘a couple of months’, but those trying to get home are unimpressed

Calla Wahlquist

02, Dec, 2021 @3:57 AM

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WA Nippers parents speak out against Woodside Energy sponsorship deal
The climate emergency is a ‘child’s crisis’, say families unhappy about fossil fuel company’s tie-up with learn-to-swim program

Royce Kurmelovs

22, Nov, 2021 @2:29 AM

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‘We have not been heard’: WA traditional owners seek UN’s help over Aboriginal cultural heritage bill
Heritage alliance says bill will allow continued destruction of sacred sites in a ‘shocking betrayal’ of Indigenous people

Caitlin Cassidy

18, Nov, 2021 @1:53 AM

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Perth festival 2022 features immersive events and puts WA talent front and centre
Artistic director Iain Grandage says ocean-themed program is ‘constantly evolving’ amid Covid and border uncertainty

Kelly Burke

15, Nov, 2021 @1:19 AM

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Australia shark attack: British victim hailed as ‘wonderful father’
Perth police have called off search for Paul Millachip, 57, saying it is apparent that attack was fatal

Jamie Grierson

08, Nov, 2021 @9:05 AM

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Western Australia nurse who allegedly faked giving Covid vaccine to teenager charged
Police charged nurse with alleged Covid vaccine fraud after she allegedly put a needle into a teenager’s arm but failed to inject the liquid

Josh Taylor

08, Nov, 2021 @3:34 AM

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Teenage girls allegedly ‘plotted to kill’ teacher at WA school
A 13 and 14-year-old are in custody after a woman in her 50s was stabbed and taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries

Cait Kelly

02, Nov, 2021 @2:48 AM

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