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Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia (WA). It is Australia's fourth-most populous city, with a population of 2.14 million living in Greater Perth. Perth is part of the South West Land Division of Western Australia, with most of the metropolitan area on the Swan Coastal Plain between the Indian Ocean and the Darling Scarp. The city has expanded outward from the original settlements on the Swan River, upon which the city's central business district and port of Fremantle are situated.
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Authorities investigating roof collapse that killed young worker at Perth's Curtin UniversityInvestigations continue after an apprentice died and two other workers were injured when a roof collapsed on a construction site at Perth's Curtin University.
Probe into fatal university roof collapseInvestigations continue after an apprentice died and two other workers were injured when a roof collapsed on a construction site at Perth's Curtin University.
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Young worker killed, two others injured after roof collapse at Perth's Curtin UniversityA roof collapsed at a construction site at Curtin University in Perth on Tuesday, killing one young worker and injuring two others.
Emergency services called to Perth's Curtin University after roof collapseA roof has collapsed at Curtin University in Perth.
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'A trial like no other': Bradley Robert Edwards found guilty of two Claremont murders, not guilty of thirdA West Australian Supreme Court judge has found Bradley Robert Edwards guilty of murdering two women in Perth in the 1990s but not guilty of a third killing.
Claremont serial killer: Bradley Robert Edwards found guilty in Perth murder trialConfessed rapist Bradley Robert Edwards has been found guilty of two murders in the Claremont serial killer case.The mystery haunted Perth for more than 25 years until WA Supreme Court Justice Stephen..
Edwards guilty of two Claremont murdersA West Australian Supreme Court judge has found Bradley Robert Edwards guilty of murdering two women in Perth in the 1990s but not guilty of a third killing.
Perth woman becomes the first in Western Australia to be electronically monitored for quarantine breachA 33-year-old Perth woman has become the first to be electronically monitored for a COVID-19 quarantine breach under measures recently introduced by the Western Australian government.
Ankle bracelet for COVID quarantine breachA Perth woman has become the first to be electronically monitored after breaching Western Australia's COVID-19 quarantine rules.
Negative test for traveller who skipped Perth hotel quarantine allays breach concernsAn interstate traveller who skipped Perth hotel quarantine to go for a drink has returned a negative coronavirus test result, allaying fears of transmission.
Negative test allays Perth breach concernsAn interstate traveller who skipped Perth hotel quarantine to go for a drink has returned a negative coronavirus test result, allaying fears of transmission.
Corella bird puts on show after it lands on a traffic camera in Perth, Western AustraliaA corella bird became the star of the morning commute when it landed on a traffic camera in Perth, Western Australia.
Kent, India, Perth and inspired by Cruyff - Crawley's route to 'dazzling' maiden Test centuryHow Zak Crawley's classy maiden Test century is years in the making, and confirmation he belongs at the highest level.
Two women charged after allegedly breaching hotel coronavirus quarantine in PerthPolice allege two Adelaide women ordered to quarantine in Western Australia left a hotel and caught a taxi to a suburban unit block hours later.
Network 10 axes high-profile presenters and Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth news bulletinsHigh-profile presenter Kerri-Anne Kennerley is expected to be among those who will lose their jobs.
Tamil family likely to remain on Christmas Island for months after mother returned from Perth hospitalPriya Murugappan has been reunited with her family in detention on Christmas Island after nine days in a Perth hospital.
AFL streaker fined $8,000Twenty-eight-year-old Jesse Hayen has been fined $8,000, after he ran onto the pitch during an AFL game in Perth.
Detained Tamil mother in Perth hospitalA Tamil mother from a family detained on Christmas Island has been flown to Perth for hospital treatment after suffering severe abdominal pain and vomiting.
Mother from detained Biloela Tamil family 'in pain for weeks' before medical evacuationSBS News has talked to Tamil asylum seeker Priya Murugappan about her medical evacuation from Christmas Island to Perth.
How this 'true pioneer' helped bring the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup to AustraliaAfter settling in Perth in 1990 through the United Nations refugee program, Ann Odong's work to boost the profile of women's football in Australia has seen her hailed as "a true pioneer".
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Thousands march for racial justice in AustraliaThousands of protesters rallied for racial equality in cities across Australia on Saturday despite official warnings the demonstrations could undermine the country’s success in suppressing the..
Thousands rally in Perth and Darwin on second weekend of Australian Black Lives Matter protestsProtests in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and against Aboriginal deaths in custody have been held in Darwin and Perth.
Thousands gather across Darwin and Perth for Black Lives Matter protestsProtests in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and against Aboriginal deaths in custody have been held in Darwin and Perth.
'The world is waking up': Perth joins global protests against police brutalityThe Perth protesters remembered the hundreds of Indigenous Australians who, like George Floyd, have died in police custody.
Thousands without power in Western Australia after once in a decade stormWild weather downed trees and left tens of thousands of people without power in Western Australia, as emergency services began cleaning up in Perth on Monday after some of the worst weather in a..
First Australian jailed for breaking coronavirus quarantine directionA man who pleaded guilty to ignoring a COVID-19 quarantine directive by repeatedly leaving a Perth hotel to see his girlfriend will spend one month in prison.
Man jailed for breaking quarantine in WAA man who pleaded guilty to ignoring a COVID-19 quarantine directive by repeatedly leaving a Perth hotel to see his girlfriend will spend one month in prison.
Cruise ship passenger in Western Australia dies from COVID-19An Artania cruise ship passenger in his 60s, who was diagnosed with COVID-19, has died in a Perth hospital.
COVID-19 kills cruise ship passenger in WAAn Artania cruise ship passenger in his 60s, who was diagnosed with COVID-19, has died in a Perth hospital.
Meet the husband and wife separated by coronavirusFor Perth pharmacist, Michael Franciscus, the coronavirus pandemic has impacted both his professional and personal life. Michael’s wife, Jocelyn, has about 40 per cent lung capacity and they're..
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Virus prompts Perth homeless hotel trialAbout 20 homeless people will be housed in Perth's Pan Pacific hotel under a trial program aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19.
Coronavirus-infected cruise passengers to be treated at Perth private hospitalA private hospital in Perth is set to take 29 COVID-19 patients from a German cruise ship.
COVID-19 cruise patients to Perth hospitalA private hospital in Perth is set to take 29 COVID-19 patients from a German cruise ship.
Coronavirus diaries: How a Perth woman's bland food prompted her to get testedOn Monday, Jess, a fit Perth woman in her mid-20s, was added to the growing list of WA’s confirmed COVID-19 cases.
These Buddhist monks in Perth saw coronavirus coming - and took actionThe Fo Guang Shan temple in Perth shut down in February, more than a month before the Australian government announced social distancing measures. Monks there have been using social media and chat..
Coronavirus-infected woman attended concert in Perth before testing positiveA woman who travelled to Perth from London attended a concert before she was found to have COVID-19, sparking calls for people to stay home if they aren't well.
WA woman with coronavirus attended concertA woman who travelled to Perth from London attended a concert before she was found to have COVID-19, sparking calls for people to stay home if they aren't well.
Retired travel agent identified as Australia's first coronavirus fatality as the number of cases jumps to 29Tourism pioneer James Kwan died in a Perth hospital overnight.
Number of coronavirus cases in Australia jumps to 29 as Perth man becomes first fatalityThe number of coronavirus cases outside China continues to grow as Australia raises its travel advice for Italy due to the outbreak.
Australia's first coronavirus death confirmed as former Diamond Cruise passengerA former passenger on the Diamond Princess cruise ship that was quarantined off Japan for coronavirus died in a hospital in Perth early on Sunday, a health official said, becoming Australia's first..