Storm’s chaos a beacon for avid snappers

The wind is whipping his face, rain saturating him and there is absolute chaos around him. But Ken Sharpe waits patiently, adrenaline pulsing through his veins, as he snaps arguably one of the best storm photos of the season so far. Sharpe braved the howling storm as it ripped through …

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Headspace psychosis support gets funding

Young Australians dealing with the early stages of psychosis will still be able to get help at more than a dozen support centres across the country, as a result of a $110 million federal government funding boost. Headspace mental health centres in Brisbane, Darwin and Adelaide will be among 14 …

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Virgin cuts Geraldton flights as passenger numbers fall

Virgin Australia is cutting back its 12 weekly flights from Perth to Geraldton to a daily service because of a drop-off in traffic. Effective from January 28, the daily service will also change times to offer better connections to flights to the Eastern States. “Reducing services on a route is …

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Scorchers stars stun Country XI

The Country XI crashed out of the West Australian Premier Twenty20 competition after big losses to Subiaco-Floreat and Fremantle on Sunday. Both of the Country XI’s opposition featured Perth Scorchers players preparing for this summer’s Big Bash League competition which begins on Wednesday. Scorchers all-rounder Cam Green blasted 75 and …

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