Perth family demand apology after son suffers head injury while at daycare

“[I was] extremely shocked. I said he looked like he’d fallen from a motorbike and scraped his face along the road.”

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/perth-family-demand-apology-after-son-suffers-head-injury-while-at-daycare-20190227-p510q1.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Big tobacco’ muscles in on WA vape debate

Philip Morris and British American Tobacco have both weighed in on the debate currently raging in WA’s upper house.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/big-tobacco-muscle-in-on-wa-vape-debate-20190226-p510g7.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Threat downgraded as firefighters contain bushfire in WA’s Great Southern

The fire started near the intersection of Sea Change Close and South Coast Highway in the southern part of Hay just after 2pm.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/leave-now-residents-told-to-evacuate-as-fire-rages-in-wa-s-great-southern-20190225-p5106f.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Fire threat to lives and homes in WA’s great southern

The alert is for people near Muntz Road, Henkes Road, Orleans Road, Shao Lu Road and Bebenorin Road in the Shire of Esperance.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/fire-threat-to-lives-and-homes-in-wa-s-great-southern-20190224-p50zy2.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Musicians on a mission to preserve Noongar language in WA

Award-winning musicians Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse are working on a plan with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra to help save the indigenous Noongar language of the South West.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/musicians-on-a-mission-to-preserve-noongar-language-in-wa-20190223-p50ztm.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

VenuesWest, scaffolder fined after worker falls to his death at HBF Stadium

The state government agency behind the operation of HBF Stadium has copped a $90,000 fine after a worker died when he fell through a skylight at the stadium in 2016.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/venueswest-scaffolder-fined-after-worker-falls-to-his-death-at-hbf-stadium-20190222-p50zqe.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

One person dies in crane rollover in WA’s North West

Police said it caught fire, and emergency services and St John Ambulance attended the scene.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/person-dies-in-crane-rollover-in-wa-s-north-west-20190221-p50zgf.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Corrective services defends WA prison after accused Claremont serial killer’s mysterious injury

“Mr Edwards did not display any tendency to self-harm, nor was there any intelligence to suggest he could be assaulted by another prisoner.”

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/corrective-services-defends-wa-prison-after-accused-claremont-serial-killer-s-mysterious-injury-20190220-p50z5v.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Emergency warning as residents flee out-of-control Donnybrook bushfire

The fire started just after 2.30pm on Tuesday near Radiata Road, and was escalated to an emergency alert just after 7pm.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/emergency-warning-as-residents-flee-out-of-control-donnybrook-bushfire-20190219-p50yx3.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Double a murder sentence’: Postcard Bandit Brenden Abbott’s bid for freedom

The notorious bank robber and prison escapee dubbed the ‘Postcard Bandit’ is appealing his jail sentence that could mean he’ll be behind bars until 2033.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/double-a-murder-sentence-postcard-bandit-brenden-abbott-s-bid-for-freedom-20190218-p50yni.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia