Perth 6000 The Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan says he urgently needs 15 extra staff at a centre which handles calls from the public.He says a freeze on the number of public servants means he cannot hire new staff and will have to take staff from somewhere else in the police service.Mr O'Callaghan says moving the staff will have an impact."I think we are all going to have ...
WA Western Australian Police have joined a nation-wide crackdown on illegal firearms.Operation Unification aims to crack down on the number of illegally imported and manufactured guns, as well as the number of registered firearms being stolen and sold on the black market.About 1,500 registered firearms were stolen across Australia last year and nearly a third of them were from WA. Acting ...
BREASTMILK helps fight infections in babies and their mothers, international research led by the University of Western Australia has ...
WEST Australian Premier Colin Barnett says he is "disappointed'' Kimberley gas hub protesters have cancelled a meeting with him despite pushing the idea during the recent election ...
The study focussed on the immune system's ability in older people to deal with cancers.It tracked certain cells within the immune system of young and geriatric mice, finding that deterioration caused by mimicked conditions of lung cancers could be reduced by activating other cell types.Dr Connie Jackaman from the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute said the immune system in all ...
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When infamous horror director/producer William Castle made schlock-shock movies like 1958's "The House on Haunted Hill," there was a certain charm to the effort that overrode the fundamental tastelessness of most of his work. Castle was a born showman (he once said that he modeled his career on P.T. Barnum), a talented promoter who was constantly coming up with new and devious ways to thrill and ... ...
PERTH engineer Margaret Watroba has become the only West Australian to reach the top of the world's highest mountain from two sides, and is likely the only woman in all Australia to have done ...
The politically sensitive issue of floating liquefied natural gas technology will be the subject of a 12 month inquiry by the powerful Legislative Assembly standing committee on economics and industry.Resource company bosses from Shell and Woodside will be called to give evidence to the inquiry, which will examine how FLNG impacts on sectors of the WA economy including engineering and design, ...
The family of eight-month-old Nate Dunbar who was killed when a drunk driver crashed into his Merriwa home has welcomed the start of justice today after the woman responsible pleaded guilty.Melissa Ann Waters, 35, appeared briefly in Perth Magistrate's Court today where she officially pleaded guilty to one count of dangerous driving causing death and driving under the influence to an extent ...
Murdoch Detectives had to use police dogs in their investigation into funds being stolen from the Bibra Lake business.Officers used the canines to detect cash during a search on a Shelley home this morning, where they also seized computer equipment and documents.Police will allege a 29-year-old man, who was employed in a financial management position by Adventure World, transferred staff ...
Targeting specific cells in the body can reverse the effects of cancer on the immune system, WA researchers say.The study focused on the immune system's ability in older people to deal with cancers.It tracked certain cells within the immune system of young and geriatric mice, finding that deterioration caused by mimicked conditions of lung cancers could be reduced by activating other cell ...
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Young Australian medium-fast bowler and powerful lower-order hitter Nathan Coulter-Nile and fellow West Australian Mitchell Marsh are the two new names in the 15-man squad for this year's ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales, announced this morning.
According to Telegraph.com.au, Twenty20 skipper George Bailey has edged out keeper Matthew Wade for the post of vice captain for the eight-nation tournament, adding that he will be a vital middle-order batsman after a strong showing in the ODI series against Sri Lanka and West Indies.
News.com.au has said that Coulter-Nile's impressive Twenty20 and ODI form earned him a call-up in the squad, along with Adam Voges, who also got his chance to continue in the green and gold after a strong finish in the Australian summer.
According to the report, the young Marsh has got another shot at international cricket after overcoming a serious hamstring injury this summer and is expected to be a key all rounder, along with James Faulkner, Glenn Maxwell and Shane Watson.
The report further said that 'Reigning ODI Player of the Year' Clint McKay would carry the bulk of the fast bowling duties, along with specialist pacemen Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc and Coulter-Nile. ...
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