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Health Minister Roger Cook.

AMA doctors say WA can’t cope with COVID outbreak, minister dismisses report

Health Minister Roger Cook has dismissed a survey which found 63 per cent of Western Australian AMA doctors believed the state’s health system could not cope with a significant COVID-19 outbreak.

  • by Lauren Pilat


Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Liberals dealt a blow with Scott Morrison to skip WA election appearance

The news will come as a blow to some Liberal Party members who had hoped a high-profile visit from the PM would give the party’s flagging campaign a shot in the arm.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Premier Mark McGowan is laughing all the way to election day as Opposition Leader Zak Kirkup says his party cannot win.
WA election

‘Winston’ Kirkup throws the war but faces hard task convincing Liberals he wants to win the battles

Opposition Leader Zak Kirkup has tried to turn the election on its head with two weeks to go but desperate new strategies have done more to alienate colleagues than slow the McGowan juggernaut.

  • by Peter de Kruijff

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