Western Australia

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Temperatures forecast to reach mid-40s as heatwave hits northern Australia
North of Western Australia, NT and Queensland to swelter in up to 47C as ‘monsoon break’ allows build-up of intensely hot air mass

Donna Lu

06, Dec, 2022 @4:35 AM

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Covid-19 Australia data tracker: coronavirus cases, deaths, hospitalisations and vaccination
Guardian Australia brings together all the figures on Covid-19 cases, as well as stats, charts and state-by-state data from NSW, Victoria, Queensland, SA, WA, Tasmania, the ACT and NT. Here you can also find the numbers on the vaccine rollout and fourth dose booster vaccination rates.

Josh Nicholas, Nick Evershed and Andy Ball

05, Dec, 2022 @11:16 PM

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‘Are we alone in the universe?’: work begins in Western Australia on world’s most powerful radio telescopes
More than 100,000 antennas will be built on Wajarri country, enabling astronomers to peek billions of years back to the ‘cosmic dawn’

Donna Lu

04, Dec, 2022 @7:00 PM

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WA police raid home of Indigenous woman campaigning to protect sacred rock art
Raelene Cooper was giving evidence as an expert witness during the trial of three climate protesters when officers searched her property

Royce Kurmelovs

04, Dec, 2022 @1:00 AM

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Grieving family pays tribute to pregnant woman who died in Perth after being hit by concrete block
Noongar woman Diane Miller and her unborn baby died in hospital three days after incident at Waterford Plaza shopping centre

Narelle Towie

03, Dec, 2022 @3:44 AM

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Afternoon Update: No retrial for Bruce Lehrmann; Chris Dawson sentenced; and viva magenta colour of the year
ACT prosecutors drop charges against Lehrmann citing risk to health of Brittany Higgins posed by a second trial

Antoun Issa

02, Dec, 2022 @5:45 AM

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Australian hockey receives $135m from WA for new facilities and player wellbeing
Hockeyroos, Kookaburras and wider community to benefit from world-class pitches at Perth centre after state government investment

Natasha May

02, Dec, 2022 @2:00 AM

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Plan to overhaul troubled Banksia Hill youth detention centre commissioned but kept secret
Aboriginal leaders express anger as review declared an ‘internal document’ just weeks after crisis talks with state government

Sarah Collard Indigenous affairs reporter

01, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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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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Fans can watch Socceroos at the pub as NSW and WA extend trading hours for Australia’s World Cup matches
Licensed venues can stay open if broadcasting vital game against Denmark which kicks off 2am AEDT Thursday

Australian Associated Press and Mostafa Rachwani

28, Nov, 2022 @7:46 AM

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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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Tobacco companies can’t sponsor Australian arts. Should fossil fuel giants be banned too?
A 350.org database shows almost two dozen arts organisations are still reliant on mining money – but some are hunting for alternatives

Kelly Burke

24, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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