Massive stoush brews in Mandurah as community rallies to fight estuary marina

An overseas-listed company wants to build a marina in the heart of the Mandurah Estuary, but the local community is mounting a campaign to stop it before it gets off the ground.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/massive-stoush-brews-in-mandurah-as-community-rallies-to-fight-estuary-marina-20190920-p52tff.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Super-structure’ over Mitchell Freeway expected to make cyclists’ journeys faster and safer

The 60-metre long cycle and pedestrian ‘super-structure’ was installed over Scarborough Beach Road to the east of the Mitchell Freeway southbound carriageway on Saturday night.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/super-structure-over-mitchell-freeway-expected-to-make-cyclists-journeys-faster-and-safer-20190929-p52w1r.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘It breaks my heart’: Perth mum helpless at her baby boy’s constant seizures

Witnessing their baby boy’s distressing screams in pain for up to three hours due to a neurological disorder breaks the hearts of Barbara and Adam Goodwin.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/it-breaks-my-heart-perth-mum-helpless-at-her-baby-boy-s-constant-seizures-20190923-p52u73.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

The ghost list: Foster kids languishing in a ‘broken’ system

The union representing child protection workers has warned figures showing case workers are being forced to manage more children than officially allowed don’t take into account children who don’t have a case worker at all.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/the-ghost-list-foster-kids-languishing-in-a-broken-system-20190926-p52v70.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Significant failures’: Contractor cops big fine after RPH prisoner escape

“The Broadspectrum officers were advised by the department of the prisoner’s previous escape history and that he should be wearing handcuffs.”

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/significant-failures-contractor-cops-big-fine-after-rph-prisoner-escape-20190925-p52uzp.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

On the run: Dangerous escapee choked guard before fleeing hospital

Laurie John Dodd, 44, has been described by police as violent and dangerous, and members of the public have been urged not to approach him.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/on-the-run-dangerous-escapee-choked-guard-before-fleeing-hospital-20190923-p52u21.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Dangerous WA sex offender back behind bars after again breaching release conditions

Serial sex offender Edward Latimer is again behind bars after breaching his bail conditions for the second time only months after his controversial release back into the community.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/dangerous-wa-sex-offender-back-behind-bars-after-again-breaching-release-conditions-20190922-p52tr2.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Manhunt after serial fugitive escapes custody at Royal Perth Hospital

Laurie John Junior Dodd, 44, was arrested after he went on a rampage through Perth’s eastern suburbs in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/manhunt-after-serial-fugitive-escapes-custody-at-royal-perth-hospital-20190921-p52tkv.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia