Lewis faces loss

Capel Shire Council president Murray Scott with fo9rmer Agriculture Minister Mark Lewis, who lost his Upper House seat last at last weekend’s State election. Pictured is the pair at the Boyanup Saleyards. Picture: Chloerissa Eadie. Outgoing agriculture minister Mark Lewis has lost his spot in the Upper House as Labor’s landslide leaves a trail of Liberal carnage. Political commentators are ...

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Western Australia on top after opening day of Sheffield Shield clash with NSW Blues

A dogged Cam Bancroft century has paved the way for WA to farewell retiring captain Adam Voges in the Sheffield Shield final next week. Voges was 48 not out last night in what could be his final innings at the WACA Ground as the inspired Warriors had the better of the opening day against a wayward NSW attack. Victoria will ...

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Lisa Scaffidi says she is the victim of a witch-hunt

Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi says there is a ‘witch-hunt’ going on in the City of Perth Council. Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi says there is a ‘witch-hunt’ going on in the City of Perth Council. Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailCopy page link Click here to Read from the source

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Mark McGowan sworn in as WA premier

WA Premier-elect Mark McGowan arrives at the State’s swearing in ceremony with family.Picture: AAPIMAGE West Australian Labor leader Mark McGowan has been sworn in as the State’s 30th premier at Government House. Mr McGowan led Labor to a landslide election win over Colin Barnett’s Liberal government last weekend, claiming 41 seats in the 59-seat parliament. The new premier and his ...

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How veteran West Coast defender Sam Butler learnt to love the game again

The remaking — and ultimately, retaining — of West Coast defender Sam Butler is traceable directly to the most vulnerable moment of his 12 seasons in the game. Overlooked for all but one match in the first 12 rounds of coach Adam Simpson’s first season at the Eagles’ helm in 2014, Butler was convinced his career was finished. “In all ...

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Rex airlines planes loses propeller mid-flight

File photo.Picture: AAPIMAGE A Rex airlines 34-passenger SAAB 340 was involved in an emergency landing at Sydney Airport today after its right-hand propeller broke lose from the engine. The pilots made a mayday call about 16km from the airport and continued their landing touching down at at 12.05am local time. The Rex aircraft was operating Flight ZL768 from Albury. Rex ...

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Rinehart forges her cattle empire

The sinking outback sun casts a fierce spotlight on the dusty road, flanked by squat gidgee trees. Four white Toyota LandCruisers, bearing the legendary S. Kidman & Co logo on the front doors, snake along the gravel in 45C heat. The convoy draws to a halt near two Santa Gertrudis cattle, grazing on saltbush and burr grass in undulating, green-tinged ...

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Taronga’s adorable baby pygmy hippo makes her debut

With a flick of her ears, a waddle and a paddle, Taronga Zoo’s newborn pygmy hippo has made her very cute public debut. The yet-to-be-named female calf, born on February 21 and weighing 5kg, showed off her puppy fat as she wandered around the Sydney enclosure with her mother Kambiri on Friday morning. With so few left in their native ...

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Growing maturity has West Coast captain Shannon Hurn confident

West Coast have a deep list capable of making a big play at the premiership this season but can’t afford to rest on their laurels in the pursuit of flag glory, according to captain Shannon Hurn. The seamless addition of boom recruit Sam Mitchell to the engine room during the pre-season series has helped fire the Eagles into premiership calculations ...

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Fremantle skipper Nat Fyfe unsure what the Dockers will serve up this season

If a week is a long time in football, a year seems like an eternity. Twelve months ago Fremantle were all the rage, coming off a minor premiership with a seasoned group of finals-hardened players. The outlook couldn’t be more different this time around, with the club having committed to a four-year rebuild on the back of a disastrous four-win ...

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