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Latest news: Perth

Real estate investors head west for cheap homes

Skyrocketing rents and modest home prices are luring eastern state investors to Western Australia, where they're outbidding locals buyers to snap up properties.

Pro-Palestine protests to go ahead in Canberra, across the nation

Pro-Palestine rallies will go ahead in Canberra, Perth and Brisbane on Friday, and more will take place in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide over the weekend.

Perth school in lockdown after teen allegedly fires gun

A teenager is in custody after allegedly firing a gun at a private school in Perth's northern suburbs.

68-year-old Sydney grandad walks across Australia

A Sydney grandfather who walked across the continent to raise money for trees is resting up after completing an epic eight-month walk to Perth.

Tributes to ‘joyous’ teen Cassius Turvey after he was killed in Perth

Emotional tributes are being paid to Indigenous boy Cassius Turvey, who died in Perth after being allegedly bashed while walking home from school.

Perth officially loses Ashes Test over strict border rules

Cricket Australia have confirmed the fifth Ashes Test will not be played in Perth due to quarantine requirements, with the race now on to host the match.

Truckie sparks COVID scare in WA as AFL grand final nears

A NSW truck driver who visited Western Australia last week has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting public warnings over exposure sites.

AFL prepared for all situations: McLachlan

Gillon McLachlan is confident the AFL would find a way to navigate a doomsday scenario of COVID-19 cases appearing in Perth.

AFL confirms twilight slot for Perth grand final

The AFL season will culminate in a grand final under lights after the league locked in an evening start time for this year's decider in Perth.

AFL set to opt against Grand Final parade

The AFL is reportedly set to forgo its traditional grand final parade for a second consecutive year.

New Zealand won’t travel to Perth for Bledisloe Cup

The Rugby Championship fixture has been thrown into chaos after New Zealand Rugby (NZR) decided against sending the All Blacks to Perth.

Perth, Peel to exit COVID-19 lockdown

Premier Mark McGowan on Friday confirmed the four-day lockdown in Perth and the Peel region will end as scheduled at 12.01am on Saturday.