Mark McGowan

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‘International embarrassment’: WA government taken to task over treatment of Aboriginal children in detention
Indigenous human rights expert says state is risking its reputation – ‘We’ve seen children assaulted, treated in highly abusive ways’

Sarah Collard

29, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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WA premier dismisses calls to raise criminal age as Aboriginal advocates accuse him of ‘contempt’
Mark McGowan describes last week’s meeting about youth justice as positive, while Aboriginal leader Daniel Morrison called it a failure and a media stunt

Sarah Collard

28, Nov, 2022 @7:42 AM

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What more do Australian governments need to see to realise children need help, not handcuffs? | Lorena Allam
It seems the electoral popularity of being tough on youth crime still outweighs Aboriginal kids’ needs for therapeutic care. What is it going to take?

Lorena Allam

15, Nov, 2022 @10:50 PM

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Bali bombings: Albanese to pay tribute to victims of act of ‘calculated depravity’
Memorial services to be held across Australia including at Parliament House and in Perth, where many victims were sent for treatment

Daniel Hurst and Ben Doherty

11, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Clive Palmer ordered to pay part of Mark McGowan’s legal costs after defamation battle
Billionaire’s costs will not similarly be paid by WA premier, as judge finds ‘asymmetry of responsibility’ for ‘long and costly’ case

Paul Karp

11, Aug, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Clive Palmer and Mark McGowan ordered to pay damages to each other in defamation case
Federal court rules Palmer pay WA premier $20,000, while United Australia party chair is awarded $5,000 after both found liable for defamation

Paul Karp

02, Aug, 2022 @6:12 AM

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‘Cultural genocide’: Australian state putting industry before heritage, Indigenous women tell UN
Traditional owners urge Geneva panel to hold Western Australia and business accountable for cultural damage and fostering ‘chaos’ in Burrup Peninsula

Royce Kurmelovs

06, Jul, 2022 @5:57 AM

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National cabinet recap: 50-50 health funding extended but no consensus on new gas reserve
Australian Medical Association president says three months extra Covid support ‘will not fix a decade of hospital underfunding’

Josh Butler and Paul Karp

17, Jun, 2022 @7:58 AM

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Western Australia to shut state-owned coal plants by 2030
Mark McGowan says state’s two remaining coal-fired power stations are becoming less viable due to rise of renewable energy

Peter Hannam

14, Jun, 2022 @10:01 PM

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From monk to multilingual dolphin whisperer: who is Sam Lim, Labor’s new West Australian MP?
Malaysian-born Lim beat the Liberals’ Ben Morton at the federal election to claim the previously safe seat of Tangney

Tory Shepherd

24, May, 2022 @5:39 AM

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Australian election briefing: Morrison’s housing sales pitch knocked off course as Albanese dodges a digger — plus ‘polite incentives’
Monday: the best of Guardian Australia’s 2022 federal election coverage

Daniel Hurst, Paul Karp and Josh Butler

16, May, 2022 @8:04 AM

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Labor accuses Coalition of ‘playing politics’ with national security after reports of Aukus snub
Opposition claims government is whipping up fear for election votes as WA premier Mark McGowan slams Peter Dutton’s ‘inflammatory’ rhetoric

Sarah Martin and Josh Butler

16, May, 2022 @5:49 AM

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