A Commonwealth medallist has made damning allegations against Australia’s elite swim program, claiming male swimmers were told to wear their female counterparts’ costumes and women were ‘oinked at’.
The State Government should consider offering older West Australians the Pfizer vaccine before offering it to anyone under 30, according to AMA WA president Andrew Miller.
The world is slowly opening back up as more people roll up their sleeves to get vaccinated. But with just 2.6 per cent of Australians fully vaccinated, are we at risk of being left behind?
When you go to bed tonight spare a thought for little Alice who sleeps in a car with her mother. The rental squeeze means more families like hers are forced into homelessness — leaving kids to suffer.
There is a rebellion against the rising pressure for older people to downsize, with many seniors — dubbed anti-downsizers — refusing to let go of their large family homes.
She once had to fight to speak — now Grace Tame is the voice of a generation.
A second instance of a miscarried baby being cremated without the parents’ knowledge has been revealed as one family plans to take the matter to court.
Vulnerable homeless people in Bunbury are staying in tents pitched out in the cold or sleeping in their cars for shelter as the age-old issue reaches “catastrophic levels” in the South West city.
The US says the number of child labourers has increased to 160 million, with the greatest rise in Africa due to population growth, crises and poverty.
Emeline Wuilbercq, Thomson Reuters Foundation
In a WA first, a new training program will take advantage of the tendency for women to have a chat when they pop in for a trim.
Exclusive Kate Emery
A Perth mother who unwittingly cremated a stillborn baby belonging to another family has bravely spoken about the tragic mix-up and the traumatic impact it has had on her life.
Naomi Osaka’s shock decision to quit the French Open on mental health grounds could pave the way for other professional athletes to follow suit, according to a leading sports psychologist.
The City of Stirling council has decided not to change its name, despite controversy over its origins.
A baby bungle has engulfed a WA hospital after a stillborn child was given to the wrong family who then cremated her without the knowledge of her heartbroken parents, it has been alleged.
Phil Hickey and Ben Harvey
Up to 12 children as young as five have attempted suicide in Australia in the past six months alone, shocking new figures from Kids Helpline have revealed.
The Long Walk to reconciliation that began 17 years ago arrived in Perth on Saturday, with 10,000 people colouring Matagarup Bridge black, yellow and red.
A Bunbury Regional Prison officer has had six-hour reconstructive surgery on his arm after an inmate attacked him at the multi-security facility.
WA-raised model Jessica Gomes has spoken about the racism she endured while living in Perth when she was young — having bravely added her voice to the global movement #StopAsianHate.
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has given birth to her second child, a baby girl, who she and husband Prince Harry have named Lilibet Diana.
The former Liberal staffer is receiving care and mental health treatment following a “difficult” fortnight in Federal Parliament.
The signs have been all too apparent for some time now — and visible to the wider community through the so-called tent city which sprang up in the Perth CBD, which was then replicated in Fremantle.
The Salvation Army has resorted to paying car registrations for homeless West Australians so they have somewhere to sleep at night.
More than 100 West Australians were plunged into homelessness in the first month following the State’s rental eviction moratorium being lifted.
Embattled Child and Adolescent Health Service chief executive Aresh Anwar retains the confidence of the chair of the clinical staff association at Perth Children’s Hospital.
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