Man dies at Yarloop construction site

Worksafe will investigate the death of a man at a Yarloop construction site. Channel 7 reported the 19-year-old died when a prefabricated wall of a house collapsed on him at the Lawley Road site at 4.30pm yesterday. Worksafe will investigate how it happened and police will prepare a report for the coroner. Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailCopy page ...

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A lifelong 4WD affair

When it comes to four-wheel-driving, age is no boundary; just ask Dan Maie, 76, Mr Maie arrived in Melbourne in 1951 having just completed the long haul from Holland. He spent time in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland before making his best decision by choosing the great State of WA as home. Mr Maie first got into four-wheel-driving in ...

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ALP aims for three WA seats at next Federal election

The Federal Labor Party believes it can take three key WA seats — Pearce, Hasluck and Swan — on the back of the huge swings in key parts of those electorates at the weekend. The ALP has quickly identified the electorates across Perth’s north and east as winnable at the next Federal election because of collapsing Liberal Party support. Social ...

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From boob jobs to labiaplasty — surgeons take to Snapchat to ‘explain everything’

Plastic surgeons are streaming graphic live videos online and posting intimate images of patients on social media in a controversial bid to boost their patient numbers. The trend has been slammed by the Australian Medical Association, which says there are serious ethical issues despite patients agreeing to let the doctors post graphic images on social media of their body being ...

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Cold Case murders reassessed

While most true crime series focus on the criminals who committed some of Australia’s worst crimes, Seven’s new series Million Dollar Cold Case has a clear point of difference; sadly, the killers are still out there. Million Dollar Cold Case will examine 10 murders committed in Victoria from 1984 to 2006, with a police reward of $1 million being offered ...

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Dating app ‘used to lure gay men before bashings’

A man has been accused of bashing several gay men after using a dating app to lure them isolated areas in Perth’s south. It is understood the man, who is in his 20s, has been charged after allegedly assuming an identity online to meet gay men before encouraging them to meet him in ovals and car parks. He is accused ...

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Road trip to nowhere

Kevin Bishop, Xavier Samuel and Kris Marshall in A Few Less MenPicture: Supplied FILM A Few Less Men (MA15+) 2 stars Xavier Samuel, Kris Marshall, Kevin Bishop DIRECTOR MARK LAMPRELL REVIEW ANNELIES GARTNER The sequel to A Few Best Men starts where the other ended. At David’s (Xavier Samuel) destination wedding in the outback everything went wrong including Luke (James ...

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Parenthood the key to living longer, say researchers

Being a parent to a young child may sometimes feel like it is sending people to an early grave, but children could be the key to living longer, new research suggests. A Swedish study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health found parenthood is associated with a longer life than childlessness, particularly in older age, when health and ...

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Stargroup Korean ATM manufacturer posts solid half year

ASX-listed financial payments company Stargroup is set to cash in on strong half-year profits announced by their part owned South Korean ATM manufacturer NeolCP. Perth-based Stargroup, who recently reported its own solid half-year results, has an 11.28 per cent stake in the private NeoICP Korea Inc. For the six months to December, NeoICP posted revenues of AUD$13.2 million, EBITDA of ...

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Lightweight Roadstar has all the comforts

The high-density extrusion foam core of the fibreglass panels in Roadstar’s GT Sport Mk2 are tough as nails and more thermally efficient than traditional expansion foam. This not only makes the van suitable for Australia’s harsh climate extremes but also has made it lighter. With a tare of 2030kg and an aggregate trailer mass of 2480kg, it’s towable by many ...

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