Western Australia

Lotto luck strikes WA again

lotto Sign in Perth. IT’S time to check your Lotto tickets, with one lucky West Aussie tonight winning $1 million. The winning ticket was sold in Bassendean and was the only division one winner sold across the country. The winning numbers are 5, 19, 37, 8, 34 and 4 and …

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Man charged over Hilton sex assault

A PALMYRA man has been arrested and charged over the rape of a 50-year-old woman who was attacked inside her Hilton home. Sex assault squad detectives have charged a 26-year-old Palmyra man with a range of offences, including four counts of aggravated sexual penetration without consent. The man is also …

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One title Perth is happy to lose

PERTH has finally shaken its tag of Australia’s methamphetamine capital, with a report showing that Adelaide residents are now bigger consumers of the drug. The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission compared meth use across all Australian capital cities and found Perth had dropped to second, followed by Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. …

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Big names could be among Eagles overhaul

BROWNLOW medallists Matt Priddis and Sam Mitchell, best-and-fairest winners Mark LeCras and Eric Mackenzie and the club’s one remaining 2006 premiership player, Sam Butler, could all be casualties in a significant West Coast list overhaul set to take place at the end of this season. It is understood the Eagles …

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Aussie teen breaks English Channel record

A SYDNEY schoolboy has become the youngest Australian male to swim the famous English Channel. Ned Wieland, 16, from North Bondi, is the nation’s newest swim star after he completed the 34km feat on Wednesday in an impressive nine hours and 45 minutes. He set off from the coastline at …

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Silver streak continues for McKeon

(L-R) Australia’s Emma McKeon (silver) Italy’s Federica Pellegrini (gold) and USA’s Katie Ledecky (silver) pose during the podium ceremony for the women’s 200m freestyle final. AUSTRALIA’S Emma McKeon has racked up four medals in as many days at the world championships in Budapest but she is still waiting for an …

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Philippoussis’ dad on child sex charges

San Diego-based tennis coach Nikolaos “Nick” Philippoussis will face 14 counts of sex offences against minors, including two counts of sexual acts with a child younger than 10 years. The Australian national, 68, the father of former tennis champ Mark Philippoussis, was arrested after 9am on Wednesday morning at his …

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Western Australia

One title Perth is happy to lose

PERTH has finally shaken its tag of Australia’s methamphetamine capital, with a report showing that Adelaide residents are now bigger consumers of the drug. The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission compared meth use across all Australian capital cities and found Perth had dropped to second, followed by Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. …

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Western Australia

Doctors face new perks crackdown

THE McGowan Government is on a collision course with the powerful health lobby after ordering an “urgent review” into doctors’ acceptance of gifts and travel from pharmaceutical and equipment suppliers. The former government tightened travel protocols after it wasrevealed hundreds of trips by health officials, clinicians and pharmacists to cities …

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‘Cocaine’ Cassie’s claims disputed

A COLOMBIAN judge is questioning a six year jail plea deal between Cassie Sainsbury’s lawyers and prosecutors, disputing her story she was threatened. Sainsbury’s lawyers and prosecutors say they negotiated a sentence of 72 months or six years jail and a fine of 450 minimum monthly wages. In return, the …

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