America has been shocked by the death of a black man after he was taken down by a cop from the police force which killed Australian Justine Damond. WARNING: GRAPHIC, DISTURBING FOOTAGE
Nathan Vass in New York
Australia’s spy agency is pursuing controversial new powers including the use of car trackers without a warrant.
Many cash-strapped older Australians are worried about having enough money and are taking drastic measures to save.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has scrapped the long-running Council of Australian Governments in favour of monthly meetings with the premiers and chief ministers.
Tiffany Bakker, David Aidone, AP
Police have released the name of a man who died after a single vehicle rollover in the Geraldton suburb of Wandina yesterday.
Adam Poulsen and Geoff Vivian
Manjimup shire councillor Dave Tapley this month celebrates 25 years of serving the community.
Manjimup’s Seventh-day Adventist Church has been providing backpackers staying at the Manjimup Hotel with food and frozen meals, as part of the SecondBite program.
Boyup Brook Shire Council will hold elections for a replacement for out-going councillor Graham Aird.
A 29-year-old Manjimup man will face court next month on a graffiti charge.
A massive cull of wild brumbies in the Victorian High Country has been put on hold pending lodgment of an appeal after a local cattleman vowed not to back down from his fight to save the feral horses.
Rebekah Cavanagh and Andrew Koubaridis
A 12-year-old boy is facing manslaughter charges after an investigation into the tragic death of 11-year-old Abbey Forrest in a ute rollover in Wyndham last year.
Kalgoorlie-Boulder acrobatics students this week jumped back on the mats for the first time since COVID-19 put a pause on face-to-face classes.
The Red Cross will no longer close its homelessness and mental health services in Kalgoorlie-Boulder after receiving funding to extend the programs for another year.
Lockdowns, limits on venues and physical distancing measures are proving to be no match for SOTA Festival, which is taking tunes online this year to celebrate WA Day.
Karlkurla Bushland Park’s Indigenous connections will be showcased to Kalgoorlie-Boulder tourists.
The next stage of a COVID-19 research program is now in full swing, with Murdoch University analysts beginning to process samples of the virus.
KB Bites was this week launched by We Love KB as a way to help local restaurants promote their businesses at a time when dine-in customers are limited.
Albany will host a Weekend of Speed, featuring the annual Wind Farm Hill Climb, after Motorsport Australia last week granted permission for the event to happen
An award-winning Halls Creek author has gained further recognition with a writing fellowship to develop a series celebrating indigenous children and community spirit in the Kimberley.
Elise Van Aken
It is a well-documented fact that innovation and progress often come out of hardship, writes Save the Children Kimberley regional manager Callan Hatchman.
While panic buying has slowed, making cleaning and hygiene products easier to be found on local supermarket shelves, hand sanitiser remains expensive in a region with an already high cost of living.
Revive site leader Paige McLachlan talks how East Kimberley residents can reduce waste items that end up in our bins.
New data reveals how teachers changed their lessons after NAPLAN was cancelled this year, revealing that our schools are “teaching to the test”.
Clare Masters, National Education Editor
The coach of last year’s EKFL premiers has blasted the organisation’s plans to go ahead with a 2020 season, saying a rushed season would add to the problems already plaguing the league.
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