Perth residents forced to use bottled water for drinking, cooking and cleaning due to toxic contamination

Perth residents forced to use bottled water for drinking, cooking and cleaning due to toxic contamination

Toxic chemicals have seeped into the water supply of a suburb in Perth’s south, forcing residents to rely on bottled water for drinking, cooking and cleaning. People living in parts of Jandakot have been told PFAS, a carcinogenic chemical used by firefighters, has contaminated their groundwater. They have been told it is too dangerous to … Read more

Rivervale boy Cohen Mucjanko rallies against Belmont city council after tree removal

Rivervale boy Cohen Mucjanko rallies against Belmont city council after tree removal

A seven-year-old boy has taken his fight for the environment straight to his local council after they cut down a huge swathe of trees on a nearby block of land without consulting neighbours. Rivervale resident Amber Mucjanko encouraged her son, Cohen, to make a stance against the City of Belmont for cutting his beloved Cape … Read more

State planners to consider plans for $600 million data centre on Abernethy Road in Belmont

State planners to consider plans for 0 million data centre on Abernethy Road in Belmont

A $600 million data centre could soon be built on Abernethy Road in Belmont. Metro Inner-South Joint Development Assessment panel members will vote at a meeting on Monday on plans from landowner Bulong Pty Ltd to build two warehouse buildings and administration facilities at 37 Abernethy Road in Belmont. The plans also include a power … Read more

Teenagers escape with lives after car on wrong side of road crashes into them on Great Eastern Highway

Teenagers escape with lives after car on wrong side of road crashes into them on Great Eastern Highway

Two teenagers were lucky to escape with their lives after a stolen car on the wrong side of the road smashed into them. Police said the terrifying incident happened after officers tried to pull over the driver of a red Ford Falcon about 9pm on the Great Eastern Highway in Burswood. The driver did not … Read more

South Perth house is Perth’s most expensive rental property at $3500 a week

South Perth house is Perth’s most expensive rental property at 00 a week

Perth’s most expensive rental includes just three bedrooms, no swimming pool, and will set back the tenant a five-figure sum for the bond alone! But the property on South Perth’s Thomas Street does have three storeys city views, a top shelf location and comes fully furnished with its own gardener. The West Australian’s House That … Read more

Rivervale Primary School bans dog walkers from oval after student accidentally sits in dog poo

Rivervale Primary School bans dog walkers from oval after student accidentally sits in dog poo

The principal of a southern suburbs primary school has been forced to close his school’s oval to the public after one of his students accidentally sat in dog poo. Rivervale Primary School principal Mark Burns took to local Facebook page Belmont Community Vibes on Monday to reveal his decision. “Hello, I am sorry to announce … Read more

Kwinana Freeway crash: Two people seriously injured after truck and car crash in Bertram

Kwinana Freeway crash: Two people seriously injured after truck and car crash in Bertram

Two people have been seriously injured in an horrific crash between a truck and a car which has forced the closure of the Kwinana Freeway. A man in his 50s, the driver of the truck, and another motorist, a male aged in his 60s, have both been rushed to hospital under priority one conditions by … Read more

Perth’s public hospitals declare more than 500 code yellows as capacity issues plague WA health system

Perth’s public hospitals declare more than 500 code yellows as capacity issues plague WA health system

Perth’s public hospitals have been forced to declare more than 500 code yellows in the past year as capacity issues continue to plague the health system. Worst impacted was Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, which went into code yellow 144 times in 2021-22 – an average of once every two and a half days. That was … Read more

Peak-hour chaos as crash, breakdowns on Kwinana Freeway and Tonkin Highway add to heavy rain delays

Peak-hour chaos as crash, breakdowns on Kwinana Freeway and Tonkin Highway add to heavy rain delays

Peak-hour traffic has been hit across the metropolitan area by several incidents as heavy rain causes widespread delays. Motorists northbound on Kwinana Freeway need to be extra careful on the approach to South Terrace in Como with the left lane blocked after an accident. Your local paper, whenever you want it. Main Roads has warned … Read more

Queens Park crash: Miraculous escape after police car and Mazda collide in terrifying collision

Queens Park crash: Miraculous escape after police car and Mazda collide in terrifying collision

A driver has had a miraculous escape after a horror collision with a police van. The police car was under priority two with its lights and sirens on when it collided with the Mazda 6 sedan about 4.40pm in Queens Park in Perth’s south on Wednesday. Both vehicles were travelling north on Wharf Street. Your … Read more