After the vegan debacle for WA farmers, where are the beefed up laws?

The families of our local farmers continue to live in fear from being targeted by animal activists, but big promises made by our Premier to boost safeguard laws have gone silent.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/after-the-vegan-debacle-for-wa-farmers-where-are-the-beefed-up-laws-20190808-p52f12.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Retailers ‘fed up’ as shoplifting spikes across Perth

Shop owners have spoken up following a surge in theft across Perth and surrounding suburbs, with retailers in Beeliar and Cockburn saying shoplifting happens on a daily basis. 

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/retailers-fed-up-as-shoplifting-spikes-across-perth-20190807-p52exy.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Ex-City of Perth councillor registered false address to nominate, inquiry told

A former City of Perth councillor has admitted registering a false business address to nominate for council, and to having 45 ballot papers sent to family members in an effort to secure his re-election.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/ex-city-of-perth-councillor-registered-false-address-to-nominate-inquiry-told-20190806-p52ejm.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Incredible ice storm turns suburban Perth street to winter wonderland

Residents in Carine were left shocked and a little shaken when a violent ice storm dropped a flurry of hail in a hurry that blanketed their suburban street with ice on Monday afternoon.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/incredible-ice-storm-turns-suburban-perth-street-to-winter-wonderland-20190805-p52e5c.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Perth goes for gold ahead of historic Wallabies All Blacks clash

Yagan Square, Elizabeth Quay, the Bell Tower, Matagarup Bridge, and the Perth Concert Hall will all be lit gold in what is becoming a tradition when major sports events hit town.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/perth-goes-for-gold-ahead-of-historic-wallabies-all-blacks-clash-20190804-p52dra.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

More police can’t halt the meth tide, and won’t help Mandurah: O’Callaghan

“There’s been a taskforce, more than 100 police officers to do this, and since they’ve started they haven’t made one iota of impact on the meth usage rates.”

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/more-police-can-t-halt-the-meth-tide-and-won-t-help-mandurah-o-callaghan-20190803-p52dj2.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Lollipop man jailed for more than 12 years for child sex abuse

A Perth lollipop man who filmed himself sexually abusing young girls he knew, including an infant, has been jailed for 12 years and six months.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/lollipop-man-jailed-for-more-than-12-years-for-child-sex-abuse-20190802-p52dg0.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Fears held for public’s safety over Perth man’s outings from disability justice centre

Sources describe the man, who can’t be identified, as a ‘ticking time bomb’ and say they don’t have the equipment or training to stop him running away.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/fears-held-for-public-s-safety-over-perth-man-s-outings-from-disability-justice-centre-20190801-p52d1c.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

One of WA’s worst sex offenders walks from jail but where he will live to be kept a secret

One of WA’s most dangerous sex offenders has been released from prison on Wednesday despite a judge saying the man with a criminal history spanning over more than 40 years remains a serious danger to the community.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/one-of-wa-s-worst-sex-offenders-walks-from-jail-but-where-he-will-live-to-be-kept-a-secret-20190731-p52coz.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Perth father hospitalised after stingray encounter at Mullaloo beach

A Perth father is recovering in hospital after being hit with a poisonous stingray barb while surfing at a suburban beach yesterday.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/perth-father-hospitalised-after-stingray-encounter-at-mullaloo-beach-20190730-p52cb8.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia