Cot shark catchers defy beach ban

Cottesloe residents joined about 1000 protesters in Coolbellup on Thursday to voice their opposition to the Barnett government’s construction of the controversial Roe 8 highway. As contractors stood by preparing to bulldoze remnant bush, the Cottesloe residents expressed their dismay at the project and warned it would have serious consequences for the western suburbs.

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Former Churchlands Senior High School students were in court on Thursday to see one of their teachers face child exploitation charges. Peter Bernard J. McCormick (61) appeared after the Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team charged him last week with possessing child exploitation material.

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