EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Earl, a disgraced sex pest, in a furious explosion at a private London club

Until just a year ago, he had the dubious distinction of being the only earl behind bars – thanks to a conviction for the drunken sexual assault of a guest at Glamis Castle, his family seat and the childhood home of her great-great aunt, the Queen Mother. The shocking episode resulted in the conviction of … Read more

Up Late with Ben Harvey: The real reason why WA hospital beds are always full

Western Australia’s healthcare system crisis is now being dubbed ‘bedlam’, after distressing footage emerged this week of how serious capacity issues are becoming at the state’s biggest hospitals. On Thursday night’s episode of Up Late, Ben Harvey shows a shocking new image from inside an emergency department of a bed placed in a hallway and … Read more

More allegations of indecent acts with children made against former Fremantle school priest

A Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing school children in Fremantle in the 1980s was also known to have kissed and touched younger members of his flock in another south Perth parish in the 1970s. Key points: More people have come forward to talk about father Damian Barker’s bizarre behavior Many say they have seen … Read more

Perth weather: Rain, hail and high winds leave streaks of destruction across WA

The wild weather left a trail of destruction across Perth on Wednesday after trees were uprooted and crushed the roofs of homes and cars. High winds exceeded 100km/h in some areas and hailstorms battered much of the Perth metro area, creating a winter wonderland in schools and backyards. The Bureau of Meteorology said hailstones fell … Read more

FOGO bin waste piles up as WA council fights to save organics from landfill

Up to 25,000 tonnes of food and garden waste collected through Western Australia’s Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) bin system sits unused in huge compost heaps, although households are being urged to separate organic waste. Key points: 25,000 tonnes of FOGO waste from WA lies dormant at one end Unused organic waste is equivalent … Read more

Live Review: Sigur Ros stuns with epic three-hour concert in Sydney

It’s really not fair that Sigur Ros lives there and not here. The iconic Icelandic band are still one of the world’s most unique live bands, regularly boosting those incredible live performances that are forever etched on YouTube above an invariably adoring comments section built with praise like “that changes life” and “pure art”. . … Read more

Live Review: Sigur Ros stuns with epic three-hour concert in Sydney (12.08.22)

It’s really not fair that Sigur Ros lives there and not here. The iconic Icelandic band are still one of the world’s most unique live bands, regularly boosting those incredible live performances that are forever etched on YouTube above an invariably adoring comments section built with praise like “that changes life” and “pure art”. . … Read more

Location chosen for new Aboriginal cultural center to be built in central Perth

An Aboriginal cultural center will be built on a site between the Derbarl Yerrigan, also known as the Swan River, and the Perth Concert Hall to showcase Western Australia’s indigenous culture. Key points: The center will be located between the Perth Concert Hall and Swan River State and federal governments provided $102 million in seed … Read more

WA’s first locally made train in 30 years has been unveiled

WA’s first locally made train in nearly 30 years has been unveiled. Sporting the words “Made in WA” and fitted with green and yellow seats, the first of the new C-Series wagons will still have to undergo 12 months of testing on live tracks before taking on passengers next year. Transport Minister Rita Saffioti said … Read more

WA Police are investigating after children found the body of a young woman in Kelmscott bush

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman whose body was discovered by children in the Kelmscott bush. It is understood the body of the woman, aged in her 20s, was discovered near Hollybush Way in the southeastern suburbs on Monday afternoon. Police are at the scene to determine if there are … Read more