Escape tunnel found at Yongah Hill detention centre in Western Australia

Elaborate three-metre-high escape tunnel is found at an immigration detention centre Tunnel found 10am on Monday Yongah Hill detention centre, Western Australia Activists from Refugee Action Coalition say it is unclear what tools were used 23 asylum seekers tunnelled out of Villawood detention centre in Sydney in 2001 By Australian Associated Press Published: 02:10 BST, … Read more

Perth recycling facility staff who pocketed part of a $40,000 cash haul from conveyer belt charged

Recycling facility staff who pocketed some of the $40,000 they found mixed in with recycled rubbish and ‘kept quiet about it’ face serious charges – but who owns the original stash? Perth recycling facility staff allegedly helped themselves to some of the money  Police called to centre in city’s south after receiving tip-off about alleged … Read more

Serial dog abuser admits to kicking and punching two-year-old Basenji-Dingo cross Scotty for weeks

Serial dog abuser admits to kicking and punching his girlfriend’s two-year-old pup Scotty for weeks leaving him with a swollen skull as neighbours report hearing the dog’s cries for help A 27-year-old Perth man has pleaded guilty to beating his partner’s dog, Scotty A neighbour reported him to the RSPCA after hearing the dog’s cries … Read more

Australian dating coach Louanne Ward reveals most desirable personality traits

What traits make someone ‘magnetic’? Relationship coach reveals the most ‘irresistible’ personality type – and the two that have trouble with dating Dating coach Louanne Ward revealed what makes someone irresistible She said there are ‘certain character traits’ that attract us to partners But what is desirable in the early days could turn you off  … Read more

Tiny delivery car with two coffee cups, biscuits and $10 bill spotted in Floreat, Perth, WA

Coffee addict locked down in Perth straps a speaker and $10 note to a remote control truck and carts two brews from the local shop back home Perth resident spotted two coffees and a tenner riding in a cart through streets The beverages were spotted travelling through the inner-city suburb of Floreat  Passerbys wore masks and … Read more

Devoted mum makes her son an entire street of shops from Kmart cubbies – and it cost less than $800

A devoted mother has made her son a miniature street of shops from the popular Kmart cubby houses, and she spent less than $800 on the whole project. Kymberleigh Krzysztofiak, 28, from Perth, spent just $763 on the dream toy for her one-year-old son, Timmy, and the street encompasses a fire station, police station and … Read more

Childcare centre deemed a ‘high risk’ exposure site amid fears Perth’s lockdown will be extended 

Hotspots: -Northbridge: City China Garden (20/04/2021) 5.00pm — 8.00pm  -Northbridge: Good Fortune Roast Duck House (19/04/2021) 5.00pm — 8.00pm  -Northbridge: Fortune Five Chinese Restaurant (18/04/2021) 5.30pm — 7.00pm  -Kardinya: Kitchen Inn, 19/17-23 South Street (18/04/2021) 12.00pm — 2.00pm  -East Victoria Park: Anything La Corner, U5-6/910 Albany Highway (17/04/2021) 5.30pm — 8.00pm  -Morley: Kung Fu Kitchen, … Read more