Gary Adshead is widely regarded as one of the state’s best investigative journalists. His career began in 1984, working for a regional newspaper in Western Australia before moving to Auckland to work for Sunday News. Adshead returned to Perth in 1986 to work for Community Newspapers and The West Australian before moving into television in 1990, working for Channels 7, 9, and 10 as both a reporter and chief of staff. A decade later, Adshead joined The Sunday Times before moving on three years later to host 6PR’s Drive program. Adshead then joined The West Australian, later moving back into television. He has been named WA Journalist of the year on four occasions and joined Business News in 2022.
The Corruption and Crime Commission will need a significant increase in funding to continue chasing the unexplained wealth of organised crime figures in WA, according to a review by Judge Peter Martino.
A review into a series of electricity outages which left thousands of customers without power for up to 12 hours over Christmas has found demand during heatwave conditions went beyond Western Power's capacity.