WA contacts still waiting for test results after contacting COVID-19 infected truck drivers

Eight people who came in contact with a COVID-positive truck driver while in WA have not yet returned negative test results. Contract trackers said today that they are still waiting for the test results from eight of the 70 close or casual contacts. The 10 close contacts have been instructed in self-quarantine for 14 days. … Read more

Detectives are investigating the murder of pregnant woman Janet Dweh searching nearby park

Homicide Squad detectives and forensic officers have searched a park in Perth’s northeast for the murder of a pregnant mother. Janet Dweh, 36, was found dead at her home on Mataro Drive in Dayton early last week. Superintendent Rod Wilde said officers today searched a park near Mrs Dweh’s home and searched for interesting items. … Read more

Police are shooting murder case that hears from junior officer drawing tasers

The lawsuit against a West Australian police officer charged with murder has been heard from the youngest officer on the scene, who pulled his taser instead of his gun. WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this article contains a picture of a person who has died. Key points: A police officer … Read more

Aboriginal woman shot by police in Geraldton was ‘sad and cried’ hours before death

The foster mother of a woman who was allegedly murdered by a police officer has told a court in Perth that her daughter was upset and angry in their last phone call before she was shot dead later in the day. WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this article contains a … Read more

Mark McGowan draws battle lines over GST share as Dominic Perrottet swears as NSW Premier

Western Australian Prime Minister Mark McGowan has slammed his fresh oath in the New South Wales counterpart as a “whinger” for using his first public speech to push for reform of the GST. Key points: Dominic Perrotett has vowed to keep fighting for changes in the GST cut In 2018, WA led a successful campaign … Read more

The moment an Aboriginal woman was shot dead shown in the WA police officer’s murder case at the WA Supreme Court

The moment a 29-year-old Aboriginal woman was shot dead by a police officer on a suburban street has been shown in court in the officer’s Supreme Court murder case in Perth. Key points: The woman was shot dead three seconds after the defendant arrived at the scene She was holding a knife but was standing … Read more

Danny Hodgson back in induced coma as the condition changes for the worse, Mom says

The mother of a Perth footballer who was critically injured in a seemingly random assault last month says his condition has worsened. Key points: Danny Hodgson has been on intensive care for a month He made significant progress last week, his mother said But in recent days, his condition has worsened Danny Hodgson, a talented … Read more

Parents of Aishwarya Aswath, who died waiting in the emergency room at the hospital, want the SUE WA government

Grieving parents of little girl of 7 who died after waiting for two hours in a hospital waiting room, SUE government will pay millions of dollars Aishwarya Aswath was rushed to Perth Children’s Hospital with a fever on April 3 She had to wait for two hours for treatment despite her parents’ requests She died … Read more