WA call centres are promising to bring offshore jobs back home after COVID-19 caused mass disruption across the global sector.
The State’s top cop and head firey were among hundreds of emergency services personnel who today became the first West Australians injected with the AstraZeneca vaccine at a pop-up clinic in the city.
If you only get time to tune in for the result of one seat on election night, tune in for Dawesville, because it will tell the story of Saturday’s State election, writes Joe Spagnolo.
Women are tired. Tired of systemic barriers, harassment and unconscious bias. Amid all this exhaustion it’s humbling to remember the women who walked so we could run — like Edith Cowan.
Jenna ClarkeAssistant Editor
The WA Liberal leader has called for a review of the WA Government’s Ministerial Code of Conduct, following claims of bullying and harassment from a former staffer who worked for the Deputy Premier.
Joe Spagnolo and John Flint
Health Minister Roger Cook has denied there is a toxic environment in his electoral and ministerial offices as well as claims he ‘unfairly’ sacked long time staffer Sanja Spasojevic.
Joe Spagnolo, John Flint and Claire Ottaviano
A dedicated staffer who worked for Deputy Premier Roger Cook says she was sacked after suffering bullying, harassment and inappropriate comments about her disability within the Labor party.
Leaked St John Ambulance case logs lay bare the horrific circumstances endured by patients — many elderly — needing to be admitted to WA’s overflowing emergency departments but kept waiting for hours.
Mark McGowan says the authority of States to impose lockdowns and border closures to protect citizens will be ‘respected’ by a new taskforce set-up to guide the reopening of the national economy.
WA Liberal leader Zak Kirkup has rubbished Labor’s multi-billion dollar estimate of how much Liberal policies will cost, urging the public ‘not to trust’ Labor Party figures.
Revelations of money laundering at Crown Perth have prompted a royal commission to determine whether it remains fit to hold a casino licence.
Josh Zimmerman and Peter Law
Anthony Albanese won’t join Mark McGowan on the State election campaign trail, despite the Federal Labor leader today visiting WA for the first time in more than 12 months.
The problems inside the WA Liberal Party run deeper than a young leader who ran a risky political strategy by putting climate change on the agenda and then being honest enough to concede he can’t win.
Peter LawState Political Editor
A prominent Perth businessman and philanthropist has savaged Liberal powerbrokers Peter Collier and Nick Goiran.
Questions are being asked and explanations sought after a bikie boss accused of stashing millions of dollars worth of drugs in an Airbnb had his charges dropped — after a police prosecution bungle.
WA Premier Mark McGowan has ‘officially responded’ to the $7 million bill that NSW sent WA for quarantining returned West Australians - by shredding it.
Mark McGowan is maintaining his zero tolerance approach to coronavirus in the community — even when WA’s most vulnerable have been vaccinated — declaring ‘elimination works’.
Police Commissioner Chris Dawson has called for police to be given reinforced stop-and-search powers on the WA border to "wipe out" drug trafficking — even after the pandemic is over.
If Zak Kirkup’s white-flag moment constituted the concession we had to have, then Mark McGowan’s uncharacteristic campaign misstep yesterday might have provided the jolt Liberal supporters needed.
The WA Ombudsman will investigate why it took 10 days to tell the family of Perth great-grandmother Joyce Savage that she had passed away.
Liberal leader Zak Kirkup has blasted Labor’s post-pandemic proposal, arguing it will see ‘every Australian who might be visiting our State (treated) as a potential meth trafficker’.
Mark McGowan is in talks with the State’s top cop about police continuing to guard WA’s border — including searching arrivals for drugs and recording personal details — even after the pandemic.
The Premier rules out joining a domestic border framework, Australian music industry icon Michael Gudinski dies and a dark moment in our nation’s history. Here are The West’s top stories this morning.
Why the search for a missing teen has turned into a recovery mission, Liza Harvey’s brutal election honesty and WA’s vaccine roll-out. Here are five must-read stories from The West this evening.
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