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20 December 2017 6:18 AM 'I'm not doing anything special': 80yo Freo legend goes viral for beach clean-ups

George Psanoudakis spends every morning, without fail, walking up and down South Beach in Fremantle. The 80-year-old takes off at 5.30am with his bathers, a towel, and a rubbish bag. For three years now, George has spent every morning in both summer and winter walking between the groynes and cleaning up any rubbish left behind. And for almost three years 52

12 December 2017 5:20 AM Dashcam footage captures moment Perth cyclist is thrown from bike

Shocking dashcam footage has captured the moment a cyclist was thrown from his bike after being hit by a car south of Perth on Monday morning. The footage, taken on Safety Bay Road near Rockingham about 7.45am, shows a cyclist travelling in the bike lane on the side of the road before a white Toyota attempts to pull into the intersection, seemingly 66

22 November 2017 3:01 AM Man rams stolen car into Belconnen apartment block during police chase

A man drove a stolen car into an apartment building during a police chase on Tuesday afternoon in Canberra, police say. Police said officers conducted a traffic stop on a stolen car in Belconnen about 3.10pm. The 33-year-old man allegedly tried to escape police, crashing into the brick wall of an apartment block. He then drove away from police again 40

2 November 2017 2:32 AM The people who just won’t leave

RUSSELL Crowe is not a happy man. He’s blown up over what he’s calling Australia’s “shame” and a national “disgrace”. The actor tweeted: “Manus. A Nations shame. Lives held in limbo . Lives lived in fear & despair . It’s f***ing disgraceful.” When a Twitter user challenged him, he replied, “Maybe you could put them up somewhere if you’re so ashamed 193

31 October 2017 8:16 PM Queensland election: The minor parties that could end up deciding who runs the state

Minor parties are once again set to be in a powerful position if, as polls suggest, Labor and the LNP fail to win a majority in the Queensland election. Both major party leaders have strenuously denied suggestions of deals or partnerships; but in the cold light of day after the election would they refuse the support of One Nation or other cross benchers 52

30 October 2017 7:15 PM Paul Manafort: Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, associates indicted in FBI Russia probe

The indictment filed in a federal court in Washington accused Mr Manafort and his associate Rick Gates of funnelling tens of millions of dollars in payments through foreign companies and bank accounts. Mr Manafort and Mr Gates surrendered to federal authorities later on Monday (US time), and appeared in court overnight to face the charges brought by Mr Mueller's 81

30 October 2017 12:15 AM Susan Neill-Fraser: The killing of Bob Chappell and the 'Justice For Sue' campaign to free convicted murderer

The notices, sitting along major roads, offer a $40,000 reward for anyone with "true facts" that would exonerate Mr Chappell's de facto partner of 18 years, Susan Neill-Fraser, who is serving a 23-year jail sentence for his murder. Mr Chappell, a radiation physicist at the Royal Hobart Hospital, was last seen on the eve of Australia Day 2009 aboard the yacht 48

28 October 2017 6:58 AM Mind the gap: New minimum distance for cyclists and drivers on WA roads

WA drivers who fail to keep a minimum safe passing distance of one metre from cyclists using the road could be fined $400 and lose four demerits. The new road rule - an election promise by the McGowan government - will come in to force on November 30. According to a government statement, the new law requires "drivers passing a cyclist travelling in the same direction 41

23 October 2017 2:35 AM NBN Co is a 'calamitous train wreck' that may never make a profit, Malcolm Turnbull says, laying blame with Labor

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has admitted it was a "big mistake" to set up a new company to build the National Broadband Network, adding that Labor left the Coalition a "calamitous train wreck". Mr Turnbull was questioned about the NBN this morning after Four Corners reported the troubled rollout was creating a digital divide across Australia, with some households 87

19 October 2017 6:34 AM University students look set to avoid higher fees next year after Senate stand-off

The plan to increase course fees and make university students pay back their loans sooner appears doomed to fail. The Federal Government wants students to pay more for their education from next year but cannot put the plan into action without the support of the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT). The NXT said it wanted a comprehensive review of higher education 24