Perth Scorchers WBBL signing Maddy Green excited to join fellow New Zealander Sophie Devine, Beth Mooney

Maddy Green says it was an easy decision to join reigning Women's Big Bash League champions Perth Scorchers after a glowing endorsement from fellow...
THEWEST.COM.AU 13 hours ago

Adam Voges vows Perth Scorchers won't be blinded by shiny ‘platinum' players in new Big Bash draft

Championship coach Adam Voges has raised the stunning prospect the Perth Scorchers could pass with their first pick in August's inaugural Big Bash...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jun 22

SMYL Community College: Teacher forced to quit after assault at school questions facility’s education standard

A former teacher who was brutally bashed at a Perth school notorious for violence has spoken out about her ordeal because of her concerns the...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jun 19

Excelsior Primary School: Police investigate after ‘suspicious’ man reported near campus

Police are investigating reports of a ‘suspicious’ man hanging around a Perth School.
THEWEST.COM.AU Jun 9

I researched Perth school choices for six weeks. Here’s what I learned

Six weeks ago I committed to make public my personal research process about how to select a school for my son. I really wish my findings had been...
THEAGE.COM.AU Jun 5

The injustice rankles: Why are Perth schools just political footballs?

My research into where in Perth to school my son is taking me to a deep, dark place I didn’t expect. In fact, it really stinks. And all children...
THEAGE.COM.AU May 22

‘He’s a good kid who was bullied’: Mother of Perth schoolboy charged over knife incident speaks out

The mother of a 14-year-old boy who waved a knife at another student who had taken his umbrella has revealed the level of bullying experienced by...
THEAGE.COM.AU May 18

Perth schoolboy pulls knife inside classroom

Disturbing vision of Gilmore College schoolboy chasing a female student with a knife has emerged online.
THEAGE.COM.AU May 17

Perth Scorchers coach Adam Voges says keeping championship squad together the aim as Chris Lynn hits market

Perth Scorchers coach Adam Voges has left the door open for a pursuit of former Brisbane Heat blaster Chris Lynn, after management for the Big Bash...
THEWEST.COM.AU May 13

NPL WA Round Five Wrap

There were three games this weekend, which, due to the COVID-related postponement of Perth RedStar’s game with Perth SC meant that the chasing pack...
THEWOMENSGAME.COM May 4

Former Perth school student awarded $362,712.50 for classroom eye injury

A Perth school pupil who lost sight in an eye when it was impaled by a computer stand thrown by a friend in class has been awarded more than...
THEWEST.COM.AU May 4

Christian Tachev jailed for digging up millions of dollars worth of meth in Edgewater bushland

Christian Tachev thought he was part of the perfect crime as he dug up millions of dollars worth of drugs in remote Perth scrub. But the cops were...
THEWEST.COM.AU Apr 6

Perth school threatens to charge by the minute if parents leave kids waiting at the gate

A private Catholic school in Perth is threatening to report parents to child protection services and add charges to their school fees if they...
THEAGE.COM.AU Mar 24

‘Totally unexpected’: Perth school grieves for ‘amazing’ brother and sister killed in Coogee car fire

Abiyah Selvan, 10, and Aiden Selvan, 8, lost their lives in a car fire police believe their mother Doreswamy Selvan lit in a Coogee beach carpark...
THEAGE.COM.AU Mar 16

Claremont-Nedlands batter Nick Hobson earns first multi-year deal of professional career at Perth Scorchers

Nick Hobson’s late-career revival has continued with his first multi-year professional contract at 27.
THEWEST.COM.AU Mar 9

Trinity College student’s campaign to help other kids overcome their anxiety

After years of battling crippling anxiety, this Perth school boy is determined to prevent other teens going through the same mental anguish.
THEWEST.COM.AU Feb 25

COVID in WA: Allanson PS in Collie first regional school to report case as three more Perth schools join list

A primary school in the tiny South West town of Allanson has become the first regional school to report a positive COVID-19 case, with three more...
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Feb 14

Hampton Senior High School becomes latest Perth school to be affected by COVID-19 case

A Morley high school has written to parents and ordered a group of Year 9 students to get tested after becoming the latest to be affected by a...
THEWEST.COM.AU Feb 13

WA COVID cases: Doubleview Primary records positive case as students told to get tested

Yet another Perth school has reported a case of COVID-19, as the list of schools with infections continues to grow. All students in the affected...
THEWEST.COM.AU Feb 12

WA COVID update: Clayton View and East Victoria Park primary schools report positive COVID-19 cases

The number of Perth schools reporting COVID cases is growing, with two more primary schools added to the list.
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Feb 11

COVID-19 in WA: Parents at a fifth Perth school on edge after COVID-19 scare

Parents at a fifth Perth school have been left on tenterhooks after a COVID-19 positive parent visited the campus for a tour, as the AMA WA...
THEWEST.COM.AU Feb 3

Perth filmmaker Daniel Houghton, AKA ‘Jimmy the Exploder’, loses appeal over girlfriend rampage conviction

A one-time Perth screenwriter has lost an appeal against his conviction for holding his former girlfriend captive after he claimed in part that the...
THEWEST.COM.AU Feb 3

Corpus Christi College becomes third Perth school to record COVID infection after student tests positive

A student has tested positive to COVID at Corpus Christi College – the third school this week that has now been visited by an infected person.
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Feb 2

COVID-19 case forces WA school closure

Western Australia's hardline approach to managing its Omicron outbreak has forced the temporary closure of a Perth school just two days into the...
THEWEST.COM.AU Feb 2

Women’s Ashes: Perth Scorchers Beth Mooney, Alana King star in thrilling final day in Canberra

Perth Scorchers title-winning duo Beth Mooney and Alana King starred on the final day of Australia’s thrilling Women’s Ashes Test in Canberra which...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 30

Perth Scorchers coach Adam Voges, import Laurie Evans share thoughts on potential Big Bash draft next season

Perth Scorchers championship-winning coach Adam Voges had his say on a potential Big Bash League import draft next summer, saying he likes the...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 30
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