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A weekly newsletter for book lovers from books editor Jason Steger.

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The Reporter Podcast: When the fugitive turned whistleblower

How a prestigious Perth executive’s false identity came crashing down.

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Immigration Minister Andrew Giles, Perth grandmother Ninette Simons and Opposition Leader Peter Dutton.

【现场开奖】极速赛车最快一分钟开奖结果下载+在线开奖视频直播 168极速一分钟赛车开奖 Coalition released man accused of brutal attack

It can be revealed a second man accused of a brutal attack on a Perth grandmother was released from detention when Peter Dutton was minister for home affairs.

Australia joins 142 nations in backing Palestinian statehood in UN vote

Israel’s UN ambassador Gilad Erdan theatrically inserted a miniature copy of the UN charter into a transparent paper shredder.

In a day of high emotion at UN headquarters, Israel’s UN ambassador theatrically inserted a miniature copy of the charter into a transparent paper shredder.

WA court dissects Sharaz’s stance on defamation row as peace talks loom

The implications of David Sharaz’s public declaration to bow out of his year-long defamation row with Senator Linda Reynolds are unclear – even to his lawyers.

A miracle solution for some, ‘barbaric’ for others. The truth behind the boom in cutting babies’ tongues

Jemma Collins has decided she won’t be booking in tongue tie surgery for her third child, 12-week-old Eric.

The number of babies having tongue tie releases in Australia has skyrocketed over the past two decades. But debate continues to rage about the merits of the procedure.

‘We had players close to not playing’: Grieving Dockers rocked by McCarthy’s death

Emotions were raw as the Dockers paid tribute to former player Cam McCarthy on Friday night.

Fremantle veterans Nat Fyfe, Luke Ryan and Alex Pearce fought back tears on Friday night as they remembered their good friend Cam McCarthy.

Can a marriage work without sex?

Yes, say counsellors and a surprising number of happy couples.

Labor adds billions to state deals on home construction

Albanese struck a deal with state and territory leaders on Friday to inject more cash into construction, including a five-year agreement on social housing.

House-sitting: The cozzie-livs life hack saving some $40,000-plus a year

Left: Scott Griffiths and Steph Costa. Right: Belinda Dickinson.

From young professionals to grey nomads, more people are bouncing rent-free between strangers’ homes. Indeed, for some it’s a lifestyle choice.

Usman Khawaja used to shrug off racism. Then he stopped trying to please everyone

As a rising star, Australia’s first Muslim Test cricketer kept his thoughts in check. Then he found his voice – and used it.


This Mother’s Day, watch out for the dark side of ‘Mummy Wine Culture’

Sarah Rusbatch has experienced first-hand how a glass of wine at the end of the day can become something more problematic.

Here’s why we need to rethink our easy assumptions and our go-to celebrations as we recognise the women who keep it all together – at a cost.

Sarah Rusbatch
Sarah Rusbatch


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Billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes buys three houses next door for $12.25m

As investment strategies go, you could do a lot worse than to buy next door to the tech entrepreneur.

Power hold off fast-finishing Cats to score first win in Geelong since 2007; slick Swans outclass Dockers

Dan Houston (left) and Zak Butters of the Power celebrate.

Port Adelaide scored their first win in Geelong since 2007 while the Swans strengthened their place at the top of the ladder with a win over Fremantle.

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Is retired AFL superstar Buddy Franklin roast-worthy?

If it’s good enough for the great Tom Brady, it’s good enough for one of our own.

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Peter FitzSimons

Columnist and author

Many of us aren’t engaged at work. What’s so bad about that?

A significant number of the workforce have always seen work as a means to an end, rather than an end in and of itself.

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Jim Bright

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Housemade black and white tofu.

Here’s where you’ll get some of Perth’s best hawker food

Its dining room is small but its repertoire is vast. And even in this tucked-away pocket of the inner suburbs it can attract a queue on a Tuesday night.

Dullsville? Hardly: Perth people share the city they know

Karen at Hank’s Corner in North Perth

Think Perth is quiet? You just need to know where to go. Here are some Perth punters who can definitely give you some inspiration for what to do this weekend.



Andrea Brunelli of Maestro: creator of extraordinarily crisp, featherweight dough, owner of an extraordinary moustache.

Listen up Perth: Here’s the pizza order to test your maker’s skill

Hint: it’s probably not the pizza you’re thinking of. And its presence on a menu speaks to a certain intent.

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Three things I love: West Australian Ballet principal dancer Oscar Valdés

Each week, WAtoday reaches out to the Perth community to find out three things people love the most about our coastal capital.

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Senator Linda Reynolds says she will continue with her defamation lawsuit against Brittany Higgins and her fiance, David Sharaz, unless they  accept findings there was no cover-up.

Court dissects Sharaz’s stance on defamation row as peace talks loom

The implications of David Sharaz’s public declaration to bow out of his year-long defamation row with Senator Linda Reynolds are unclear – even to his lawyers.

Your top WA budget questions answered: Our reporters explain the details

WAtoday business reporter Peter Milne and state politics reporter Hamish Hastie.

Over the past few days, you’ve been sending through your burning budget questions. Here to answer them is WAtoday state politics reporter Hamish Hastie and business reporter Peter Milne.

What West Australians think of the state budget

WA budget 2024 main image, average West Australians. Picture: WAtoday

Amid all the chest-beating spin from the government, each line item in the budget will have a real impact on West Australians. So we asked them what they thought.

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WA is finding it hard to admit it has a spending problem

West Australian Premier Roger Cook and Treasurer Rita Saffioti with the budget papers in Perth on Thursday.

Most of WA’s increased spend is demand-driven thanks to roaring population growth placing pressure on housing, education and health budgets.

Metronet costs balloon by $700m

The cost of Metronet has blown out - again.

Stage one of the Labor government’s flagship Metronet project climbed $2 billion in 2023 alone, taking the total cost of the network to around $11.5 billion.

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The Crown tower penthouse apartment.

Crown’s $90m sky home, languishing on the market, gets a $10m discount

Call it opulent, elevated, expensive – but the luxury home set high in Crown Resorts’ skyscraper can’t yet be called “sold”.

Tenants would have saved $3.8 billion across all capital cities if rents had been frozen last year, data show.

Australian renters would be nearly $4b better off under a rent freeze

Tenants would have saved as much as $3000 over the 12 months to March, and proponents of a rent freeze say the cash would be life-changing.

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Former Fremantle and GWS player Cam McCarthy.
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‘Prodigious talent’: 极速赛车全网最靠谱投注平台+最快开奖 极速赛车查询开奖直播官网计划 Former Dockers and Giants player Cam McCarthy dies

Former teammates of Fremantle and GWS player Cam McCarthy will play with heavy hearts this weekend as they mourn the tragic death of the key forward at the age of 29. 

Brendon Gale (left) and Dustin Martin embrace after the 2017 grand final.
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Gale force heads to Tasmania; Newman fined over bump; Howe forward with Elliott out

Richmond CEO Brendon Gale is leaving the club, while injury-hit Collingwood will be without Jamie Elliott against West Coast.

Banned: Wil Powell.
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Powell’s social media posts revealed after homophobic slur

Perth-raised Gold Coast player Wil Powell used homophobic language online before abusing a Brisbane opponent last Sunday.

Long-time Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams will retire from international football after the Paris Olympics.

‘I’ve sacrificed everything’: Lydia Williams to retire from Matildas

After two decades, 103 caps, five World Cups and six Asian Cups, the 35-year-old goalkeeper will bid farewell to the national team.

Flex: Sam Walsh enjoyed his opening goal at the MCG.

The move that put Carlton’s flag quest back on track

Carlton and Melbourne played out another MCG thriller, and the narrow margin could have far-reaching consequences.

Nathan Lyon hobbled out to bat at Lord’s despite a calf injury that would rule him out for the rest of the Ashes series.

Lyon: We’d have won the Ashes 4-0 if I’d been fit

Nathan Lyon believes Australia would have won the 2023 Ashes series 4-0 if he hadn’t broken down with injury.

Melbourne and GWS clash in Alice Springs last year.

‘NT is ready’: Powerbrokers push for 20th AFL team

A Northern Territory club could join the AFL within a decade and play at a multipurpose 20,000-capacity stadium in Darwin.