Perth mourns loss of gentleman doctor

Perth mourns loss of gentleman doctor

TRIBUTES have been paid to a doctor — regarded as “the gentleman of obstetrics” — who delivered thousands of WA babies. Dr Glenn Lewis died suddenly last week from a heart attack, leaving behind not only a grieving family but also the “maternity family” at St John of God Subiaco and Mt Lawley hospitals, as well as the families whose lives he touched. Perth mothers, many of whom had multiple children delivered by Dr Lewis, took to social media to express their shock and sadness. Dr Lewis practised as an…

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Police investigate shooting in Westminster

Police investigate shooting in Westminster

POLICE are investigating an incident where a man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. Officers were called to Reeves Court in Westminster just after 2am this morning where its believed the 28-year-old suffered the wound. He is in a critical but stable condition in Royal Perth Hospital. Police are asking anyone with any information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Source link

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Greens senator faces party room expulsion over Gonski 2.0 campaign

Greens senator faces party room expulsion over Gonski 2.0 campaign

Updated June 25, 2017 19:09:30 New South Wales senator Lee Rhiannon could be censured or even expelled from the Greens parliamentary party room in coming days, following a bitter split from her colleagues over the Government’s school funding legislation. Key points: Greens senators have the right to exercise conscience vote but have to inform their colleagues Lee Rhiannon is accused of breaching party rules Senator Rhiannon authorised leaflets that said Government’s plan would “rob” public schools of funds All nine of Senator Rhiannon’s colleagues have signed a letter of complaint,…

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‘I hope you all say a prayer’

‘I hope you all say a prayer’

An Air Asia flight en route to Kuala Lumpar was forced to return to Perth this morning over a technical issue with the aircraft, believed to be a single engine failure. A spokesman for Perth Airport said the Air Asia flight left Perth just before 7am today. The pilot identified a technical issue with the A300 airbus on flight D7237 more than an hour into the journey and turned back to Perth. It landed safely at 10am. PerthNow understands there was a single engine failure. The spokesman said that Fire…

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'He calls the shots': The alleged Bali bombing plotter's links to terror networks

'He calls the shots': The alleged Bali bombing plotter's links to terror networks

By Rebeka Powell Updated June 25, 2017 13:39:32 Guantanamo Bay detainee Riduan “Hambali” Isomuddin has been charged over the 2002 Bali bombings, which killed 202 people including 88 Australians. Hambali was once dubbed South-East Asia’s Osama bin Laden but, in the time that has passed since the attack, his identity as “the most powerful” of all the figures involved in the terror network has all but faded into obscurity. It is the first time the alleged Bali bombing architect has been charged over his suspected role in the attack, which…

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