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Part of Perth Zoo was evacuated after an orangutan and her baby escaped from their enclosure. Witness Jess McConnell said zoo visitors were evacuated from the nocturnal house while keepers attempted to get the animal back into the enclosure.
Construction will soon begin on the Perth Airport train station, with commuters able to enjoy the 18-minute trip to the CBD from late 2020.
Perth recorded temperatures of less than 8C this week, with the mercury set to dip to 7C for today and tomorrow. Yesterday, a high of 17.9C was recorded at 3.30pm.
A Japanese national has been fined $10,000 after authorities at Perth Airport discovered 13 live bobtail lizards hidden in cotton bags in his suitcase.
Netflix TV star Katherine Langford has joined the fight to save her old school, Perth Modern, from being turned back into a regular high school.
A survey saw Perth top the list of most expensive Australian cities by funeral cost, with a ceremony costing families $7,764 on average.
students at Careers Australia's Perth CBD campus said they received no warning the company was in trouble, and no notification the campus would close.
Five years ago he was homeless with only clothes and a skateboard to his name. Today he's planning the wedding of his dreams with $200,000 in his pocket.
A Perth masseur is alleged to have raped a woman during a remedial massage session earlier this month. The 29-year-old man is alleged to have raped and assaulted a woman in her 30s at a clinic in Booragoon.
More than 100 parents and past and present students have taken their campaign to save Perth Modern school to the steps of Parliament.
Perth is a close knit community compared to other cities in Australia, which can be good thing. Plus the beaches are amazing.
The Skippers aviation aircraft carrying 50 passengers departed Perth Airport for Leinster in the Goldfields at 6.35am but the pilot reported engine issues shortly after take-off.
Perth residents have been heralding the arrival of winter after heavy rainfall over the weekend and significant fog blanketed Perth city this week. The cooler weather comes after a slow start to autumn when no rainfall was recorded in April, something ...
police forensic examiners in Bali investigating the death of an Australian retiree found in his Sanur villa earlier this month, say that 63-year-old Stephen ...
The McGowan government is being urged to dump its plan to move Perth's only academically selective school to a high-rise city building, but the premier is refusing to budge.
A GROUP of struggling Perth office workers who recently lost their jobs have scored hundreds of thousands of dollars each in Lotto.
Premier Mark McGowan has flagged increased security at Perth Arena in the wake of the Manchester bombing but questioned whether terrorists would be "that smart" to consider WA a soft target.
The family of a Pakistani woman fighting for life after being severely bashed in Perth say they will be by her side as she recovers after flying in from overseas.
A teenager who died after her 18th birthday party had 18 shots on the night, played drinking games and consumed a potent Polish spirit before she went limp, an inquest has been told.
A report to be released today, based on work by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, shows Perth, Bunbury and Busselton will be some of the worst-affected parts of Australia in coming decades as sea levels rise. Previous research ...
Perth Stadium is on the verge of delivering a jobs bonanza to the WA economy, with recruitment soon to begin to hire a workforce of more than 2000 people.
A series of maps has graphically illustrated how Australia could be affected by climate change and rising sea levels. And it looks like ... Hobart Airport would be underwater, Melbourne's Southbank submerged and the WACA in Perth would be inundated ...
The parents of a woman fighting to life in hospital have arrived in Perth.
What happened in the stairwell is unclear, but Ms Ahmad ended up in intensive care at Perth hospital. Santos Abrahao Filo has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm.
Mt Pleasant mother-of-two Renae Hopping has snagged the first tickets to any event at Perth Stadium. Mrs Hopping hit refresh on her computer at the right time last Tuesday to secure four pre-sale tickets to Ed Sheeran's concert in March.
Qantas earlier this year restarted flights between Sydney and Beijing, while Virgin Australia is eyeing services on as as-yet-undeclared route between "a major Australian city" and a Chinese destination as part of its alliance with HNA aviation Group ...
After a drenching over the weekend, temperatures fell overnight to under 10 degrees.
A strong cold front has lashed WA and there's more to come.
ONE of Australias premier fund managers has warned there is a real risk of a house price slump similar to that in the US and Ireland because banks arent ...
Australia 'sleepwalking' to war · Australia 'sleepwalking' to war JAMIE WALKER. Former ADF chief Chris Barrie says the world is on countdown to war and a 'complacent' Australia will not be ready.
An international student is fighting for her life after being found unconscious in the stairwell of an apartment block in Perth's CBD. The woman, who is aged in her 30s, is believed to be a Pakistani national from the US who has been studying in Perth ...
There are three uniquely different 18m-high waterslides that run up to 125m in length. A new $109 million water park is about to open in Perth's south. The Cockburn Aquarium and Recreation Centre has three water slides, including one based on the ...
The director of such future classics as 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Shining even asked his editor, Tony Harvey, if they could finish work on Lolita during the six week boat trip from London to Perth. "The documentation I've discovered shows that he ...
Traffic is at a standstill for those in the Northbridge tunnel.
Perth motorists are being urged to take care this morning after both the Bureau of meteorology and Mains Roads issued warnings about early morning rains.
A 37-year-old man who allegedly fatally stabbed a pet dog at a park in Perth's north has been charged with animal cruelty.
Ben Cousins' lawyer has denied the reason the fallen AFL was allegedly assaulted in prison was because he refused to ttake part in a football match.
The group's sites are next to energy giant Chevron's new Australian headquarters to be built on lots 7 and 8. The WA government in 2015 granted Chevron a two-year delay, but once it gets under way that tower would complement Brookfield plans that ...
The arrests were made following an eight-month investigation, codenamed Operation Elbrus, with assistance from ATO, Australian Federal police (AFP) said on Thursday. "The scale of this allege fraud is unprecedented for the AFP," said Australian Federal ...
Director Stanley Kubrick, whose films include 2001: A Space Odyssey and Dr. Strangelove, planned to move to Perth because he figured it was the place least ...
As police look for a man believed to have fatally stabbed a dog at a Perth park, her owner has cried while describing the moment she discovered the beloved Labrador with 'blood all over her'.
Mr Barnett's plan was to use 700ha of land vested with the Department of Parks and Wildlife in the embankments of the Avon Valley to display elephants, bears, lions, pygmy hippopotamuses, baboons, giraffes and Australian animals. The Barnett government ...
It's been four years since Courtney O'Keefe's cosmetic surgery nightmare, but she's still suffering serious health complications.
At the time, Mr Overheu said he wanted to make a statement about corporate Australia trying to influence social issues, including gay marriage.
Fifteen of the breaches related to travel and accommodation paid for by the Australian Press Council, of which Scaffidi was a member between 2003 and 2012.
"The investigation involved key stakeholders including the Australian taxation Office, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, and Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre. The 54-year-old woman has been charged with money ...
MANDURAH is WA's welfare capital, new figures from the Australian taxation Office show. The 6210 ... Department of employment labour force figures show Mandurah's unemployment rate was 11.5 per cent up to the end of September, almost double the ...
Hazard-reduction burning in the east and west brought a hazy start to the weekend in both Sydney and Perth. Visibility fell to 150 metres at Richmond Airport on Saturday morning as fog mixed in with the smoke.
If there's one dish that the people of Perth are talking about right now, it's a chicken larp. Since David Thompson opened his first Australian venture, Long Chim (, last year, this chilli-infused salad - so spicy it has to be wrapped ...
Despite a smoke haze hanging over Perth, Friday night's sunset proved spectacular for those lucky enough to see it. The burn off haze already caused the moon to turn a shade of red on Thursday night, but the best was still to come.





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