One dead, 11 injured after bus and 4WD crash near Lancelin

One person has reportedly died and up to 11 were injured in a serious crash near Lancelin where a bus carrying passengers and a 4WD towing a caravan collided.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/serious-crash-a-reminder-to-stay-safe-this-holiday-season-20181209-p50l70.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘It’s our family ritual’: Perth’s abalone families hit the beach on first day of season

Abalone season’s here: these are the fishing families – veterans and newcomers – from Ocean Reef to Malaysia, who take to the waters.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/it-s-our-family-ritual-perth-s-abalone-families-hit-the-beach-on-first-day-of-season-20181208-p50l2y.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Police take away nine-year-old ‘terrorising’ Ellenbrook residents

A child has been taken away by police after Ellenbrook residents went public over the nine-year-old who they say is terrorising their suburb.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/police-take-away-nine-year-old-terrorising-ellenbrook-residents-20181207-p50kzs.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Communication breakdown’ led to prisoner being released by mistake

A communication breakdown is being blamed for a prisoner being accidentally released from Hakea prison this week.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/communication-breakdown-led-to-prisoner-being-released-by-mistake-20181206-p50kqx.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Busselton man charged with murder over death of Sam Riley

Police are continuing to call for information on an axe connected to the case.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/busselton-man-charged-with-murder-over-death-of-sam-riley-20181205-p50kgo.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Mundaring kids out of options as childcare centre faces the axe

More than 160 children will be out of daycare options in the Mundaring Shire next year, following the announcement one of the shire’s childcare centre’s could be closing.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/mundaring-kids-out-of-options-as-sole-childcare-centre-faces-the-axe-20181204-p50k87.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

A dingy mattress and a bucket for a toilet: the Perth man ‘destroyed by the system’

Karen Parkinson has told how her son Reece, now 23 years old, spends much of his time in a dingy bedroom with two mattresses on the floor and an ice-cream container for a toilet. His window is boarded up, and there are four locks on the door which ensure he cannot get out of the room.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/a-dingy-mattress-and-a-bucket-for-a-toilet-the-perth-man-destroyed-by-the-system-20181129-p50j8r.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Premier falls for myth of fracking’: protesters unite across WA

Hundreds of people united across WA on Sunday in protest of the state government’s decision to approve gas fracking in the state’s north.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/premier-falls-for-myth-of-fracking-protesters-unite-across-wa-20181202-p50jr1.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

$146m Metronet revamp signals end of notorious Bayswater Bridge

Construction of the $1 billion Morley to Ellenbrook will begin next year with an upgrade of Bayswater Station. The $146 million project also signals the end of the notorious Bayswater overpass, a cause of sheepish embarrassment for dozens of Perth truck drivers in recent years.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/146m-metronet-revamp-signals-end-of-notorious-bayswater-bridge-20181201-p50jmw.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia