Mark McGowan has been placed under tight police guard after a security incident which saw the WA Premier bundled into his official car and rushed home from a wedding.
Shire president Eddie Smith has promised Carnarvon will support Cleo Smith’s mother Ellie and her partner Jake as the search for the little girl continues.
In an exclusive interview the veteran cop investigating the disappearance of Cleo Smith has revealed why he believes the likelihood of her abductor having crossed the border with her is low.
As the desperate search for Cleo Smith continues, missing child posters have been popped up far and wide across WA as the public try to help law enforcement find answers to her tragic disappearance.
Tom Zaunmayr and Kate Purnell
Howling winds, rocky terrain and a soundtrack of thundering swell — this is what would have confronted Cleo Smith at the time she vanished from her family’s tent.
Ailish Delaney and Jackson Barrett
The desperate search for four-year-old Cleo Smith is ‘stirring up memories’ of another of WA’s unsolved disappearances, that of Collie schoolgirl Lisa Mott.
Police are exploring whether whoever took Cleo Smith from her tent had visited her family home beforehand, amid fears the abduction could have been pre-meditated.
Frustrated protesters have stamped handprints on the walls of the Geraldton Police Station after a local police officer was acquitted over the fatal shooting of an Aboriginal mother.
Shocking vision has emerged of a women walking across lanes of the tunnel in what appears to be an early morning drunken stunt. Watch the dramatic incident here.
Police Minister Paul Papalia has vowed police will receive any resource needed to help bring Cleo Smith home.
Police have taken their search to the home of Cleo Smith’s mother, as they probe whether the girl’s abductor had previously visited.
Anti-vaccination protesters hoping to stage a rally at the home of WA Premier Mark McGowan over his COVID-19 vaccine mandates produced a lacklustre turnout on Saturday.
Police are investigating after WA’s Premier Mark McGowan received a barrage of threats to his personal phone.
Historical child abuse charges have been levelled against a 78-year-old former elite swim coach.
More than 900 places will be made available from 2022 in Curtin’s two new residential buildings, the 407-room St Catherine’s College and the 10-storey, 517-bed Twin Dolphin Hall.
Missing girl Cleo Smith’s mum Ellie has made a heartbreaking plea for help to ‘find my little girl’, a week on from her shock disappearance from their tent near Carnarvon.
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A pilot who was one of the first people searching for Cleo Smith made a worrying observation when he arrived at the campsite where she was last seen.
Helena Burke and Angie Raphael
Sweet posts from Cleo Smith’s mum Ellie have given an insight to life growing up in Carnarvon for the four-year-old and her young family.
We’ve done it before and we’ll do it again — not one stone will be left unturned by the community in the search for this little Carnarvon girl.
This rental ‘property’ in the front yard of a suburban Perth home includes a lumpy mattress on a small bench inside a 3sqm windowless hut.
The head of WA’s Education Department has ordered an investigation into problems at elite public school Perth Modern.
A Perth psychiatrist who works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital has been suspended by the medical regulating body.
Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has urged anyone with information about missing four-year-old Cleo Smith to come forward as police scour CCTV footage.
Michael Ramsey and Gina Rushton
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