Freight Link cash must stay in Perth: RAC

The RAC has warned the Fed-eral Government it must channel the $1.2 billion promised for the axed Perth Freight Link into other vital infrastructure projects across the city. Lobbying members of the Government frontbench and the Prime Minister’s office, including Transport Minister Darren Chester, the RAC is pressing Malcolm Turnbull to give an ironclad commitment to leave the freight link ...

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Hypocritical AFL kept illicit drug use secret

Justice Bill Gillard’s 2007 investigation of the drug culture at West Coast does not cast players and officials at the club in a good light. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! But you have to wonder how many times this decade-old wound can be reopened before it is accepted that the Eagles’ 2006 flag ...

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Eagles denials look mighty silly

To understand the potency of William Gillard’s report, you need to travel back to 2002. Stories of drug use were swirling around the West Coast Eagles and the club was in damage control. But there’s one story I’ll never forget because I knew it was 100 per cent true when I wrote it. A senior police officer had told Eagles ...

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Nisbett regime accused of cover-ups

West Coast chief executive Trevor Nisbett and other club officials oversaw a six-year culture of cover-up that ignored illicit drug use by star players and allowed serious misconduct and criminal activity to flourish, a secret report into the club reveals. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! Written in 2008 by retired Supreme Court judge ...

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Perth woman hopes social media users can track down her missing engagement ring

Jen Mosedale, left, is hoping you can help her find her missing engagement ring.Picture: Facebook A Perth woman is hoping social media can help her find her engagement ring. Jen Mosedale was at Metropolis Fremantle on Saturday night when she realised her ring was missing. After reporting the lost item to police, she posted this on Facebook. Think you have ...

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Mel B’s marriage split no surprise to those in the know

Mel B and Stephen Belafonte have split.Picture: Getty Images Those who spent time with Mel B and Stephen Belafonte during their two-year stint in Sydney would hardly have been surprised when news of the couple’s split broke. Just as their private lives — and proclivities towards picking up strippers — kept them in the gossip pages, the couple’s professional lives ...

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Perth dad’s anguish after daughter killed by speeding, unlicensed Rebels bikie

A Perth father has told of the “heart-ripping grief” caused by his daughter’s death in a road crash and his disappointment at the jail sentence handed to the unlicensed Rebels bikie who killed her. Charlotte Pemberton, 19, was sitting in the passenger seat of her boyfriend Joshua Gallagher’s small Hyundai sedan in November 2015 when Dylan James Adams’ motorcycle, which ...

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Great-grandad, 71, bashed in face in Carousel Shopping Centre

A great-grandfather has told of his shock after being bashed in the face during a terrifying daylight attack at Carousel Shopping Centre yesterday. Maddington 71-year-old Richard Tredwell and his wife Diane had stepped outside the food court to smoke about 3.30pm when one of a group of about eight teenagers asked him for a cigarette. When the couple refused, the ...

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Daniel Kerr “fine” with more bad publicity, but concerned about teammates

Daniel Kerr says his 2006 premiership teammates do not deserve to be tarred with the same brush as him. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! Speaking to Seven News tonight, he said he was “fine” with receiving more bad publicity but he felt for many of his fellow premiership players. “I was one of ...

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Perth driver’s dashcam captures close call in Victoria Park

A Perth driver has captured an extremely close call where another vehicle nearly hit his car head on. The driver told The West Australian he was driving along Shepperton Road in Victoria Park when the car pulled out in front of him and came towards him. “The road is under construction and I was doing around 40km/h, and good thing ...

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