Cricket Australia v West Indies live stream, scores updates, Marnus Labuschagne disaster, Steve Smith century

Australia is in a dominant position in the first Test against the West Indies. Can the tourists hit back on day two? Follow all the latest news from Perth in our live coverage below. LABUSCHAGNE’S DOUBLE TON MILESTONE The apprentice follows his master in Perth – but the Smith-Labuschagne partnership is broken two balls later. … Read more

Pregnant mother ‘hours to live’ after Perth shopping centre concrete attack

A pregnant mum has been declared brain dead and has just hours to live after being hit in the head by a piece of concrete in an unprovoked shopping center attack. Diane Miller, 30, was critically injured after a piece of concrete was thrown through her car window and struck her in the head outside … Read more

WA Police no longer responding to urgent calls that St John Ambulance could not reach in time

An arrangement that saw WA Police responding to triple-0 ambulance calls paramedics could not reach in time has come to an end, but the agency can not say how many times its officers were called to assist. key points: WA Police’s arrangement to help out St John Ambulance is over It will not reveal how … Read more

Protected Entertainment Precincts to be in place within weeks in five areas including Northbridge

Controversial new laws banning violent offenders from entertainment precincts are set to be in place by the end of the year, but the WA government says associated police guidelines will not be made public. key points: The laws will enforce automatic bans of up to five years for violent offenders Police will also be able … Read more

Australia vs West Indies First Test Day 1 live scores, updates from Optus Stadium cricket clash in Perth

Welcome to’s live coverage of Day 1 of the First Test in Perth. It’s been a bizarre, dramatic build-up in the days leading into the first ball of the official summer of cricket with Aussie captain Pat Cummins again forced to defend the character of the Aussie dressing room following the departure of former … Read more

Cricket Australia v West Indies live scoreboard: Justin Langer, knee protest

Australia kicks off its Test summer against the West Indies today. Follow all the action from Perth in what is sure to be a fiery start to the series. WICKET: KHAWAJA FINALLY FALLS Usman Khawaja (65) will have to wait to reach 1000 Test runs for the calendar year after falling to a beauty in … Read more

Wattleup bushfire: Peak-hour chaos as blaze in Jandakot Regional Park causes road closures

A bushfire in Perth’s south, believed to have been sparked by lightning, is wreaking havoc for peak-hour morning commuters as firefighters work to control the blaze. The City of Cockburn and Town of Kwinana have been placed under a “bushfire advice” alert by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services as the fire burns in … Read more

Australian Medical Association slams Industrial Relations Commission over nurses union threat

The head of the peak medical organization representing doctors in WA has described a threat to deregister the Australian Nursing Federation as a “Thatcher-like overreach”. key points: The IRC is warning it could suspend the registration of Western Australia’s nurses’ union The AMA’s WA boss says it’s a right-wing approach and an affront to workers … Read more

Police spend second day scouring Mt Lawley home for missing man Nicola La Falce

Detectives are continuing to scour a Perth home in their search for the body of Nicola La Falce, who has been missing for almost 30 years. Officers began searching the property on Barlee St in the affluent suburb of Mount Lawley on Monday and returned on Tuesday. A nine-month cold case review led police to … Read more