Perth Children’s Hospital finally opens after three years of contamination and disease scares

Perth Children’s Hospital finally opens after three years of contamination and disease scares

Updated May 12, 2018 18:05:03 Photo: Patients will begin arriving from Monday. (ABC News: Andrew O’Connor) The $1.2 billion Perth Children’s Hospital is finally about to open after three years of delays, lead and asbestos contamination and two legionella disease scares. The hospital, originally expected to open in August, 2015, …

Autumn temperatures set new record as Perth soars above 32C

Autumn temperatures set new record as Perth soars above 32C

Posted May 12, 2018 16:03:12 Photo: People sit on Floreat Beach, enjoying the weather. (ABC News: Irena Ceranic) If you thought the 32-degree day in Perth felt a little odd for this time of year, you would be right. The city recorded a maximum of 32.7 degrees Celsius at 1:04pm …

Josh Wilson’s resignation sets up three WA by-elections in Fremantle, Perth, Darling Range

Josh Wilson’s resignation sets up three WA by-elections in Fremantle, Perth, Darling Range

Updated May 09, 2018 14:40:41 Western Australia is facing a triple hit of state and federal by-elections, after Fremantle MP Josh Wilson announced his resignation in the wake of the High Court’s latest ruling on dual citizenship. The court decided today ALP senator Katy Gallagher was ineligible to sit in …

Perth Festival appoints Iain Grandage as new artistic director from 2020

Perth Festival appoints Iain Grandage as new artistic director from 2020

Posted May 09, 2018 12:01:00 Photo: Grandage says he wants to create “a festival for everyone”. (ABC News: Julian Robins) Related Story: How Australia’s longest-running cultural festival is democratising the arts Related Story: Artists turn Perth’s CBD into massive surround-sound system Celebrated Australian composer Iain Grandage has been named as …

Neo-Nazi lovers sentenced to 21 years in jail for Perth murder | Australia news

Two white supremacists have been sentenced to a minimum of 21 years in jail for murdering a 42-year-old man by bludgeoning him to death with a hammer as he slept in his Perth home. Father of one Alan Taylor was killed in April 2016 at the Girrawheen house he shared …

Slow loris viral video refugees seek new life at Perth Zoo after trafficking threat

Slow loris viral video refugees seek new life at Perth Zoo after trafficking threat

Updated May 07, 2018 18:18:30 Perth Zoo’s newest arrivals may have narrowly avoided a bleak future of social media stardom. The two slow lorises — a three-and-a-half-year-old male and 10-year-old female — have spent the past month in quarantine, after leaving their home at Singapore Zoo. Not much is known …

An Anzac badge found in a Perth park has been given to the descendants of its owner

An Anzac badge found in a Perth park has been given to the descendants of its owner

Posted May 06, 2018 09:13:58 Photo: Charles Richardson’s Return From Service Badge was found buried in a park in Perth’s south. (ABC News: James Carmody) Related Story: Soldier’s family to receive Gallipoli badge dug up in WA Related Story: Mission to return WWI badge to Anzac veteran’s family After spending …

Perth Children’s Hospital opening date in doubt amid second legionella scare

Perth Children’s Hospital opening date in doubt amid second legionella scare

Updated May 05, 2018 12:08:13 Photo: The hospital’s opening has been delayed nearly three years. (ABC News: Andrew O’Connor) Potentially deadly legionella bacteria has been discovered at the Perth Children’s Hospital for the second time, plunging into doubt the long-delayed $1.2 billion facility’s planned opening later this month. In an …

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Perth Stadium’s first streaker Ben Jenkins fined, labelled a show pony

Perth Stadium’s first streaker Ben Jenkins fined, labelled a show pony

Posted May 03, 2018 15:59:53 The first streaker at the Perth Stadium has been labelled “an idiot” and a “show pony” by a Magistrate, who told the 23-year-old to “grow up”, saying people “are sick of exhibitionists like you”. Ben Jenkins has pleaded guilty to trespassing on the playing field …