Three girls; 23 years; 95 days in a courtroom. After a gruelling 95 day trial Tim Clarke analyses the pivotal pieces of evidence and legal drama in WA’s trial of the century.
Tim ClarkeLegal Affairs Editor
Let’s do it WA, let’s show the world how serious we are about hosting the 2020 Grand Final, starting with 30,000 on Friday, July 17 for the Cats-Pies game.
A 400m-long flying fox — from the Matagarup Bridge to the Burswood Park foreshore — is likely to be open to the public early next year.
Both Qantas and Virgin Australia will emerge from the devastation of COVID much leaner but consumers are set to be the chief beneficiaries of our new look airlines.
Sparing frenzy when she graduated from WAAPA as the inaugural winner of a scholarship set up by Hugh Jackman, and was signed by the same agent as the Hemsworth brothers — this is her life now.
Mining magnate Clive Palmer says he will direct preferences to anyone but Labor — if he runs in the March State election.
For Fremantle, the lesson is that bringing middle-of-the-road West Australians back from the east coast will take you nowhere.
Slim Dusty may have wanted to have “a beer with Duncan” — but down Rockingham way all they want to do is have a beer with Mark.
Dole-bludging youngsters are refusing to return to their hospitality gigs, with JobSeeker labelled a “designer drug” keeping rich kids on the $1100-a-fortnight COVID welfare train.
They are the words every parent fears — but one Perth youngster has managed to turn the dreaded ‘I’m bored’ phrase into a potential money-spinner.
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Missed a game during our exclusive live streaming of PSA footy on Saturdays? Or just keen to check out the replay? Watch the full matches of every week’s broadcast here.
From the 197cm Christ Church forward to the promising Guildford defender, Aquinas speedster, Trinity big man, Scotch star and Wesley tough nut, there’s plenty to look out for in round three.
For so long, so much has been said and written about the Claremont serial killings, but so little was known. Now for the first time, read everything you need to know about the ‘trial of the century’.
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Fremantle’s top pick in the national draft took a significant step forward, but a fellow defender had an off night and a pair of small forwards continued their struggles.
What changes do the Eagles need to make to arrest their slide? Here’s who might be on the chopping block after yet another sloppy hub showing, marking their worst start to a season under Adam Simpson.
The heavily-tattooed former Gold Coast bikie boss dramatically arrested following TRG raids in Belmont this morning is no stranger to the spotlight.
TAKE A LOOK INSIDE: A relatively low-cost council building in a small outback town has taken out the highest honour in the WA Architecture Awards.
It’s been a big, big, week for McGowan and WA Labor to mark the start of the yearly winter parliamentary recess. But the battle for the next election is far from over.
Labor MP Adele Farina says she’s the ‘victim of a factional deal’ after her Upper House seat was handed to veteran cabinet minister Alannah MacTiernan.
Scott Morrison will seek the backing of States and Territories to put in place a plan to revive live entertainment following coronavirus-driven shutdowns. WATCH THE PRESS CONFERENCE LIVE
Two-week quarantine periods could be reduced for some countries to allow international travellers into Australia sooner rather than later - but not for one of WA’s favourite holiday destinations.
Lockdown has given plenty of Aussies the time to ponder their looks and ‘get work done’, leading to an explosion in cosmetic surgery and some interesting requests.
Are Perth eateries dishing out vegan meals that are just as tasty as their meaty counterparts?
Hong Kong brewery Gweilo finds WA home at Rocky Ridge.
The thing about peanut butter is it is good to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner – just try some of these mouth-watering recipes, and see if you’ve got what it takes to win $2000.
A filmed show of the critically acclaimed rap musical Hamilton, which tells the story of US founding father Alexander Hamilton, will start streaming next month at a significant moment in history.
The Young and the Restless won best drama at the first virtual Daytime Emmys, along with three acting trophies on Friday night, with some winners speaking out about racial injustice.
Justin Bieber has filed a lawsuit over claims aired on social media that the pop singer sexually assaulted a woman at a hotel in Austin, Texas.
From sweet heart to villain: How MasterChef contestant Laura Sharrad went from adored underdog to one of the most slandered contestants - and what she has to say to trolls.
The inspirational captain injured the same hamstring against Brisbane in 2018 and missed the next six weeks. But coach Justin Longmuir said this didn’t appear as serious.
If you could sum up Fremantle’s efforts in three words, what would you choose? Read our thoughts and head to our Facebook page to register your own.
The Dockers showed promising signs against a fiery Gold Coast outfit, with scores level until three-quarter time.
Four clubs have made a sacrifice to live in a hub with mostly negative results. It will soon be the Victorian clubs’ turn to stay interstate and Mick Malthouse says they can fall in the same hole.
A fast-finishing Aquinas College overcame a slow start and a wayward Guildford Grammar to record back-to-back wins heading into their school holiday break. WATCH THE REPLAY
Christ Church have flexed their muscles as a contender for this year’s Alcock Cup, starting their campaign with a convincing 69-point win over a struggling Wesley at Rossiter Oval.
Tom Graham and Jaxon Hayden dominated at both ends of the ground to lead Scotch to a comprehensive triumph over Trinity.
Can Aquinas back up last week’s win when they host Guildford? Check out the live stream at your home of PSA football. WATCH LIVE FROM 10:45AM
Despite a CV heavy with gold, from the Commonwealth Games, to the Champions Trophy, Oceania Cup and FIH Pro League, Olympic representation has so far proved elusive.
Woodley pleaded guilty to having driven in an improper manner by directing Kell Road Kid towards reinsman Gary Hall Jr when pulling up from race eight on April 13.
After the pockmarked Bankwest Stadium pitch was cleared for the Saturday night clash between the Eels and the Raiders, the NRL will once again put it under the microscope on Sunday morning.
A perfect ride by Paul Harvey helped Material Man turn the clock back to his previous win, which was in the 2018 Strickland Stakes.
Ash Taylor’s career was on the brink this time last year. But in Gold Coast’s remarkable win over the Broncos, the Titans halfback looked like a million-dollar man.
Travis Meyn, Peter Badel
The stage is set for the return of the arts - one of the hardest-hit sectors of the economy - but creative leaders say further action is needed to keep the industry viable.
Danielle Le Messurier
“A recession is when you have to tighten your belt. A depression is when you have no belt to tighten. When you’ve lost your trousers — you’re in the airline business.”
HERD ON THE TERRACE: A very western suburbs hoopla has just broken out on the Nedlands-Dalkeith border about plans by luxury nursing home crew Oryx.
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Mark Creasy-controlled explorer to ramp up drilling at Croydon project, which lies just 50km south-west of De Grey Mining’s heralded Hemi deposit.
The wool market has closed for the 2019-20 season at its lowest level in more than five years.
These are anxious, worrying times. We don’t trust Donald Trump, but we still put great value on the US security alliance. And our attitudes towards China have shifted significantly.
One question has been exercising the minds of those dealing with the fallout from the scandal engulfing the highest court in the land after an inquiry into allegations of sexual misconduct.
Exactly 10 years since Labor’s faceless men weaponised climate policy to bring down Kevin Rudd, the current Labor leader took to the National Press Club to call for an end to the energy wars.
A reminder to the wise men from the east who say the AFL grand final must always be at the MCG — guess what happened in 1991?
Even the world’s safest airline, only one of three with an investment-grade rating, is not immune from the continuing fallout from COVID-19 - but there is a way forward says Geoffrey Thomas.
The first when it comes to throwing stones is to take a moment to check your surroundings — if you happen to be standing in a brittle glass house, you should slip the stone back in your pocket.
Ben O'SheaInside Cover Editor
One can’t help but think the Government has underestimated how many West Aussies engage in this practice.
An international team of scientists last night announced the discovery of an object of unmatched density that could reshape the way we think about the universe.
A new road sign installed on the recently upgraded section of Indian Ocean Drive, about one click south of the Lancelin turn-off, is dangerously wrong.
The West Coast Eagles’ premiership bid may have gotten off to a slow start, but there is proof at least two team members are capable of scoring this year.
BRUCE BRAMMALL: While I think predicting markets is crazy stuff, I do know a few things. I know the long-term averages. And I know long-term investors will generally be rewarded.
The cost of making a move into one of Perth’s luxury residential aged care homes is falling, with providers discounting their bonds by hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Industry super fund Hostplus is in the spotlight with the fund cancelling the life insurance of a member who had specifically requested the policy remain in place.
June 30 is approaching fast and requires fresh thinking by sole traders and other small businesses that make up the majority of our economy. But their effort may pay off handsomely.
Buying shares in the big banks has delivered investors good returns for decades, and after a COVID-19 mauling they appear back on track. But dividends will have to wait. Here’s why.
Some ASX-listed companies have managed to gain an advantage amid the chaos inflicted by the virus. Here’s the top performers ...
Up-market renters have two chances to call Leonie Baldock their landlord, after the Wright heiress put two Cottesloe homes on the rental market with the potential to pull more than $150,000 a year.
She was runner-up on The Bachelor — but Nikki Gogan has backed a winner with the recently-announced Homebuilder grant.
Peter de Kruijff
The coastal city has suffered the biggest drop in house prices in the country since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A $25.3 million plan to allow two-way traffic on Murray and Hay streets highlights a major City of Perth capital works program developed to help it rebound from COVID-19.
High-value development proposals will have access to a fast-tracked approval process after Parliament this afternoon rubber-stamped a sweeping overhaul of WA’s planning system.
Primewest has unveiled the $80 million office building as part of its Joondalup master plan.
With vego dishes that are so good they could nearly take out dish of the day - unless you’ve ordered the slow cooked lamb shoulder - this West Perth pub is worth a visit.
From the humble dish that had our food reviewer head over heels and the return of old skills plus the opening of new ones, this is the latest in food news.
What’s in a name? A lot. Especially when you’re caught up in a race row, as the makers of Red Skins and Chicos found out this week. But they aren’t the first or the last.
There is no denying Margaret River is producing Australia’s finest chardonnays but the recent release from three of the region’s greatest makers are from one specific spot that you may know about.
The Fremantle icon will open its doors once again after three long months.
Simon Collins’ favourite WA craft beers of 2020, so far.
Craft brewer and distiller Running With Thieves up and running at old Sealanes site.
A person’s mental health affects how they feel, think, behave and relate to others. Recognising when something just doesn’t feel right is an essential part of caring for yourself.
What will life look like after the COVID-19 crisis? A WA study explores the long-term health implications of COVID-19.
Raquel de Brito with WA Health Translation Network
The peptide discovery that?may prevent?brain damage after stroke.?
Dani Meager and the Perron Institute
We’re all baffled by why the rates of COVID-19 are so low in children. So could children hold the key for finding an effective treatment?
WA Health Translation Network
The world we work in is rapidly changing. And if the Coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that the world needs people who are resilient and can adapt, lead and thrive in whatever life throws at us.
The University of Western Australia
In the absence of?a vaccine for COVID-19, a clinical trial in Australia is exploring the effectiveness of two promising therapies.
Western Australian Health Translation Network
Why fostering gender diversity in your organisation is more than just the right thing to do.
The WA scientific community have rallied together around COVID-19 and the response has exceeded expectations.
The report put to councillors at Monday’s ordinary meeting said there had been two reported crashes this year at the Oswald and Carrington streets intersection in South Kalgoorlie.
A Kalgoorlie-Boulder man has found himself with a 10th prison sentence since 2005 for driving offences, this time for pushing his dirt bike on a footpath without a licence.
“It is a serious example of hoon driving and, unfortunately for you, it’s had serious consequences.”
The law change came six years after 22-year-old Yamatji woman Ms Dhu died in police custody, where she was being held for unpaid fines.
UWA Albany has been caught in the middle of the Federal Government’s controversial proposed overhaul of national university fees.
The Grain Industry Association of WA’s June crop report estimates the State’s barley crop has dropped 12.4 per cent from the previous month.
Sand, surf and (winter) sun: ride the wave of excitement with Travel Editor STEPHEN SCOURFIELD
Stephen ScourfieldTravel Editor
Journey from Armadale to Antwerp via East Kimberley with the West Australian’s travel team
Viking releases 2022 departures for river/ocean combination cruises
Attention space cadets... catch a balloon ride to the stratosphere
Soneva Fushi and Bawah Reserve lead the way in plastic recycling, finds WILL YEOMAN
MOGENS JOHANSEN follows the snow season as it progresses around the world over the next 12 months.
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