Pair wanted over cowardly attack

Pair wanted over cowardly attack

POLICE have released identikit images of two cowardly men who knocked an elderly Mandurah woman unconscious and then ransacked her home. The 73-year-old victim, Lynne Willis, had been covering her gopher on the front porch of her Mandurah Terrace home when she was attacked about 5pm on April 13. “The tall bloke, when he hit me and I went down, he had a startled look on his face, he might have thought, ‘oh my God I might have killed her’,” she said, days after the attack. Ms Willis regained consciousness…

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More people than ever before are single — and that's good

More people than ever before are single — and that's good

By Bella DePaulo, University of California, Santa Barbara Posted April 26, 2017 16:15:57 The 21st century is the age of living single. Today, the number of single adults in the US — and many other nations around the world — is unprecedented. And the numbers don’t just say people are staying single longer before settling down. More are staying single for life. A 2014 Pew Report estimates that by the time today’s young adults reach the age of 50, about one in four of them will have never married. The…

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McGowan: ‘Fix GST first’

McGowan: ‘Fix GST first’

PREMIER Mark McGowan has issued an ultimatum to the Eastern States over a proposed gas pipeline from WA – fix the GST first. Speaking on 6PR this morning, Mr McGowan said before the Eastern States would get access to WA’s gas through a nation-crossing pipeline, Federal and State governments would need to improve WA’s GST share. “If the Eastern States wanted our gas and if the Federal Government wanted our gas, well, then they can seek to pay for that and secondly, in order to get our agreement to it…

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Coates to address 'vindictive' attacks on his presidency at AOC crisis meeting

Coates to address 'vindictive' attacks on his presidency at AOC crisis meeting

Updated April 26, 2017 09:24:54 A crisis meeting of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) board will be held this evening amid fresh claims of bullying within the organisation. The meeting has been called during an increasingly bitter election campaign for the AOC presidency, with incumbent John Coates being challenged for the first time since he took the role 27 years ago. Olympian Danni Roche is vying for the presidency, with a vote on May 6 at the AOC’s annual general meeting. Coates called tonight’s executive board meeting, believing he is…

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How did it get so bad for ex-Eagle?

How did it get so bad for ex-Eagle?

ARMED ROBBERY: Former West Coast rookie Ben Sharp jailed for nine years GILLARD REPORT: West Coast Eagles drug issues re-aired in AFL report IN 2006, rookie-listed West Coast forward Ben Sharp had the world at his footballing feet. Touted as a successor to shock retiree Phil Matera, Sharp was a top-10 finisher in the Sandover Medal, and battling alongside other Eagles hopefuls Matt Priddis and Mark LeCras to be part of the AFL premiers. But according to the young Victorian, to be accepted at the club meant treading a dangerous…

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