Failings of authorities exposed as Perth foster carer jailed over child abuse

Several foster children who alerted authorities to sexual abuse they were suffering at the hands of their carer were not believed, a court has heard. 

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Woman may have been missing for up to a week before being found dead in Osborne Park unit

A woman who was found dead at a unit block in Osborne Park on Wednesday may have been there for several days before police made their discovery.

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Two dogs die after suspected baiting north of Perth

It’s understood the two dogs were in their backyard at a home in Dongara, near the Dongara Nature Reserve, when they began showing signs of illness on Monday.

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Northbridge assault victim’s credit cards being used for fraud: police

It’s understood the man is not wanted for the assault, but for a series of fraudulent transactions on the victim’s credit cards.

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Perth’s urban sprawl costs ‘just too high’: Property players speak out

Planning Institute of Australia chief executive David Williams says critics of the WA planning system are usually defenders of the business as usual approach, which is no longer feasible.

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Man killed after head-on crash in the Wheatbelt

A man was killed on Saturday night after a head-on crash in WA’s Wheatbelt.

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Man dies following Great Southern crash

The crash occurred near the town of Jerramungup on Saturday morning.

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Perth nightclub predator pleads guilty to indecently assaulting young men

A man accused of indecently assaulting young men and filming himself in the act has pleaded guilty to dozens of charges in court.

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It’s all happening at the zoo: Spotted hyena gets a check-up

Kigana is the dominant of the two spotted hyenas at Perth Zoo, but as an older animal he needs regular health checks to ensure his joints and teeth remain strong.

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Man charged over alleged sexual assault in Highgate last year

A man has been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a woman in Highgate last year.

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