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WA coroner investigates prison death | Perth Now

A MAN who died in a West Australian prison complained of feeling depressed and having trouble sleeping in the lead up to his death, the Coroners Court has heard. 82 more words


Full Points Footy's WA Football Companion

An A to Z of Western Australian football history with entries on clubs, famous players, coaches, umpires and administrators, all the most important records and statistics, and details of every major league throughout the state. 48 more words


Submissions will challenge Western Australia's EPA report approving Kintyre uranium project

New WA uranium mine given environmental approval amid concerns, Australian Mining  29 July, 2014 Ben Hagemann The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Western Australia has given conditional approval to the proposed Kintyre uranium mine in the Little Sandy Desert. 163 more words


Lancelin Roadtrip

One of the weirdest things about living in Australia is wrapping my head around June, July, and August being winter months. Now while winter in Perth is hardly a sacrifice (no snow, temperatures do not dip below 10C/50F…knock on wood, no need for a big heavy coat), it’s still odd to have the heater on in July. 289 more words


Acacia prison escape put down to door defect | The West Australian

A prisoner who launched an escape “Houdini would have been proud of” exploited a design flaw in a door meant to keep him imprisoned, according to Corrective Services Minister Joe Francis. 236 more words


WA prison union attacks decision to stand down two guards after breakout at Acacia Prison - ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Prison Officers Union has attacked a decision to suspend two staff over an escape from a Perth jail as “extremely premature”.

Prison operator Serco announced last night it was suspending two guards, with pay, while it investigates the escape of Brett Klimczak, 31, from Acacia Prison yesterday morning. 166 more words