Bodies of woman and boy found in Hillsdale unit in Sydney

The woman and four-year-old boy were found dead about 1.20pm on Monday   Police rushed to an apartment block following concerns for the pair’s welfare    The gas supply to the building was immediately shut off   By Bryant Hevesi For Daily Mail Australia Published: 05:09 GMT, 13 March 2017 | Updated: 05:42 GMT, 13 March 2017 The bodies of ...

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Fremantle goalsneak Hayden Ballantyne needs surgery, set to miss up to 10 weeks of football

Hayden Ballantyne needs hamstring surgery and will miss up to 10 weeks in a significant blow for Fremantle. Scans revealed the 29-year-old would need an operation to repair tendon damage in his left hamstring. Ballantyne tore his hamstring midway through the third quarter of Friday night’s 21-point JLT Community Series win over Carlton at Domain Stadium. Scans were reviewed by ...

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McGowan must get straight to work to deliver on mandate

One of the last appeals Colin Barnett made to voters before the election was to be bold. And bold they were. They cut him down and threw out a raft of his Liberal MPs, including several ministers. With the State facing a huge deficit and debt burden, a spluttering economy and widespread job losses, even the legacy of significant infrastructure ...

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Wealthy children dominate Perth Modern school students

Top public school Perth Modern has more pupils from wealthy backgrounds than many of the State’s priciest private colleges, prompting questions about how accessible it is to disadvantaged students. Top public school Perth Modern has more pupils from wealthy backgrounds than many of the State’s priciest private colleges, prompting questions about how accessible it is to disadvantaged students. Share on ...

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Truckie gets more than three years for fatal crash that killed mother-of-two

A truck driver whose prime mover ploughed into a car, pushing it into a paddock and crushing its driver, has been jailed for more than three years. A District Court sentencing hearing was today told Jacob Eli Davis, 37, was not keeping a “proper lookout” for other cars when he caused the horror crash that killed mother-of-two Thi Tuyet Vo ...

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Captain Colin’s spectacular crash and burn

[unable to retrieve full-text content]It was a thumping defeat for the Premier, as voters turfed out his party colleagues. Click here to Read from the source

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Image released in search for Middle Swan home invasion attackers

A composite image of a man police want to speak to over the attack.Picture: WA Police Police have released a composite image of a man they want to speak to after a man was stabbed in his head after chasing thieves in Middle Swan home in January. A man was seriously injured in the attack, which happened after a home ...

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Oil, metal falls expose risk of move on US rates

US non-farm payrolls beat forecasts to rise 235,000, but not enough to ease jitters.Picture: WA News The Australian sharemarket lost ground as tumbling oil and metal prices revealed the risks from a US interest rate rise and slower Chinese growth. The overnight lead from Wall Street was a 0.3 per cent gain on Friday, but the S&P/ASX 200 index dropped ...

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Retirees knit sweaters for chilly chooks

Barbara Widmayer adjusts a sweater for Prince Peep, a rooster native to Malaysia, at Fuller Village retirement home in Milton.Picture: AP Knitting sweaters for chickens sounds like a joke, but a plucky group of retirees in suburban Boston has hatched a plan to keep poultry warm during the New England winter. The unusual project started after members of a knitting ...

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Tiny Pinder’s son Keanu amongst Aussies in action during NCAA’s March Madness

An unprecedented number of Australians are set to take part in March Madness, and several will have the opportunity to progress deep into the tournament. Selection Sunday ended with the full bracket of 68 teams; 10 of which feature Australians, with a total of 17 players from Down Under set to compete in the annual NCAA Tournament. One of those ...

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