Orangutan helps keep Perth Zoo sanitized amid COVID-19 pandemic | ABC News

This orangutan grabbed a sponge and helped keep Perth Zoo sanitized as the COVID-19 pandemic spread in Australia. The country has over 2,300 confirmed coronavirus cases. https://abcn.ws/2JhQjdj SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/

Australia records four deaths from COVID-19 in one day, national toll now at 13 | ABC News

There’s been a fourth death from coronavirus today. This time a Perth man in his 70s died, bringing the national toll to 13. Earlier in the day, three men died in Victoria. All were in their 70s. 2,800 people have now been infected with the coronavirus across Australia. For more from ABC News, click here: … Read more Australia records four deaths from COVID-19 in one day, national toll now at 13 | ABC News

Infectious diseases experts preparing for possible coronavirus outbreak | 7.30

The reality of a possible coronavirus outbreak in Australia is starting to hit home with the death of an elderly man in a Perth hospital. Like all the local confirmed cases he had recently returned from overseas but infectious disease experts are now preparing for the virus to start spreading within the wider community. For … Read more Infectious diseases experts preparing for possible coronavirus outbreak | 7.30

Australia records first coronavirus death as man dies in isolation in Perth hospital | ABC News

Western Australia’s chief health officer announces the death of an elderly Perth man, who spent time on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship, as the first Australian to die after contracting coronavirus — which the AMA has likened to the deadly Spanish flu. Read more here: https://ab.co/3aiezYq For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Australia records first coronavirus death as man dies in isolation in Perth hospital | ABC News

Coronavirus disruption hits store shelves as retailers face pinch from COVID-19 outbreak | ABC News

Read more here: https://ab.co/2TdJNZz Businesses in Perth say the delay in parts and products coming from China is starting to make life difficult. With factories remaining shut because of the coronavirus some items we take for granted may be less easy to get. Nic Perpitch reports. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more Coronavirus disruption hits store shelves as retailers face pinch from COVID-19 outbreak | ABC News

St. Johnstone 2-1 Motherwell | Kane’s Winner See Off 10-Man Motherwell!| Ladbrokes Premiership

Motherwell fail to reclaim this spot with defeat in Perth Subscribe to the SPFL YouTube here!: http://goo.gl/jq3jXN Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/spflofficial Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/spfl & https://twitter.com/spflnews LADBROKES PREMIERSHIP CONTENT AVAILABILITY INFORMATION – GOALS FROM SATURDAY’S MATCHES WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE UK & IRELAND FROM 6PM ON SUNDAY. GOALS FROM ALL OTHER … Read more St. Johnstone 2-1 Motherwell | Kane’s Winner See Off 10-Man Motherwell!| Ladbrokes Premiership

Meet the tower watchers — the first line of defence against bushfires | ABC News

Despite improvements in technology helping to detect fires, forest managers are still relying on human eyes – and experience – as their first line of defence. Every day over summer across Perth and the South West, a special group of towermen and women keep an eye on the forests from up high. Mark Bennett reports. … Read more Meet the tower watchers — the first line of defence against bushfires | ABC News

Coronavirus outbreak declared global health emergency | ABC News

Budget airline TigerAir is trying to contact hundreds of passengers from multiple flights who have potentially been exposed to coronavirus as an international public health emergency is declared. The passengers travelled on 13 different flights on the same TigerAir aircraft to destinations including Cairns, Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth since Monday. There … Read more Coronavirus outbreak declared global health emergency | ABC News

Emergency level wildfires burn near Australian air force base near Perth

The out of control wildfire was threatening homes near the Pearce Royal Australian Air Force base in Bullsbrook, according to local media. Smoke was engulfing the base and firefighters in a truck were trying to extinguish the flames near the runways. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook … Read more Emergency level wildfires burn near Australian air force base near Perth

Camping trip near Wedge Island leaves boy, father dead after suspected gas leak | ABC News

The Australia Day long weekend has ended in tragedy for a West Australian family camping on a secluded beach around 150 kilometres north of Perth. A man and his 11-year-old son were found dead just south of Wedge Island yesterday after a suspected gas leak in their tent. The child’s mother was flown to hospital … Read more Camping trip near Wedge Island leaves boy, father dead after suspected gas leak | ABC News