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

Gingin District High School Fire: Investigators reveal cause of fire that forced students to evacuate

Fire investigators have determined an “intense burst of energy” from a lightning bolt was the cause of a blaze that engulfed classrooms at a high school in Gingin and forced students to evacuate. Gingin District High School was closed Thursday as the Fire and Emergency Services Department investigated how a fire broke out in a … Read more

Woolworths dagger: Ellenbrook supermarket worker attacked while stacking shelves breaks silence

A Woolworths worker who was stabbed while stacking shelves in an Ellenbrook store has thanked first responders after the “completely random attack”. Aveley’s wife, Donna Marie Grocott, 44, was alone in the pet food aisle when she was approached and allegedly stabbed in the back of the hip by Bullsbrook’s wife, Cassandra Hickling . “I … Read more

Woman accused of trying to kill Woolies worker has OnlyFans account

The Perth woman accused of attempting to kill a Woolworths employee by stabbing him in the back of the hip has an OnlyFans account for her feet. Cassandra Hickling, 35, faced Midland Magistrates Court on Wednesday, charged with one count of attempted unlawful murder of Donna Marie Grocott. The 44-year-old employee was stocking shelves in … Read more

Gingin District High School Fire: Students Evacuated After Classroom Fire

Students were evacuated after a fire broke out in the classrooms of a high school in Gingin. Nineteen fire apparatus carrying volunteer and career firefighters were tasked with putting out the blaze, at Gingin District High School on Daw Street. Crews were called to the fire around 12:20 p.m. He was contained and under control … Read more

Perth weather: Severe thunderstorm warning for Perth as showers continue

In case it wasn’t already apparent, there’s a 100 per cent chance of rain in Perth on Wednesday, along with high winds which have already caused a few unhappy quokkas on Rottnest. Meanwhile, he was ‘greeting like crazy’ in the hills of Perth, according to a local. Photos posted to the Glen Forrest Community Facebook … Read more

Woolworths supermarket worker stabbed at Ellenbrook Central shopping center in ‘random attack’

A Woolworths supermarket worker has been stabbed in a terrifying attack at a shopping center in northeast Perth. Emergency services were called to the scene around 12.55pm on Tuesday following reports that a member of staff had been stabbed at the Ellenbrook Central store. The worker, a 44-year-old woman, was taken to Royal Perth Hospital … Read more

Kwinana highway crash: Two seriously injured after truck and car crash in Bertram

Two people have been seriously injured in a horrific crash between a truck and a car that forced the closure of the Kwinana Highway. A man in his 50s, the driver of the lorry, and another motorist, an elderly man in his 60s, were both rushed to hospital in priority one condition by St John … 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