A senior WA meteorologist has described this summer's weather as among the most extreme in living memory and warned there was more on the way.February 28, 2011, 5:03 am
Parts of the Pilbara were last night warned to prepare for the threat of flooding as a tropical low dumped torrential rain on the region.February 28, 2011, 5:38 am
West Coast coach John Worsfold has declared his club's focus remained on a round-one clash with North Melbourne despite winning its way through to a NAB Cup semifinal berth against flag favourites Collingwood.February 28, 2011, 4:52 am
Bookmakers in Las Vegas are predicting Australian Oscar glory today, with three Aussies the favourites to take home Hollywood's most famous statue.February 28, 2011, 4:41 am
The Gillard Government is considering a plan to allow an extra 20,000 skilled migrants to Australia to supply desperately needed labour for the resources boom.February 28, 2011, 2:55 am
The partially built mansion in Peppermint Grove owned by Indian entrepreneurs Pankaj and Radhika Oswal may remain unfinished for decades.February 28, 2011, 2:45 am
Billions of dollars raised by Australia's carbon tax will end up overseas, helping poor countries battle climate change.February 28, 2011, 2:35 am
Labor leader Eric Ripper has come under pressure to follow the Liberals' push towards deregulated trading hours after one of his own MPs denounced the negative effects of special trading precincts in his electorate.February 28, 2011, 2:25 am
A treasure trove of World War I photographs, including many of Australian Diggers, has been unearthed in a dusty French attic.February 28, 2011, 2:15 am
More than 300 bore owners in Perth have been caught breaking summer sprinkler restrictions, sparking calls from the WA Greens for metering of all bores on the environmentally stressed Gnangara Mound.February 28, 2011, 2:15 am
Police are investigating the discovery of a body near a quarry at Gooseberry Hill this morning.February 27, 2011, 2:04 pm
Residents of the Kimberley and Pilbara have been put on alert about the possible emergence of a cyclone off the coast.February 27, 2011, 1:15 pm
UPDATE 10am: Perth beaches are on a continued shark alert today with a school of about 20 reef sharks spotted in the same area where a big school of hammerheads were observed yesterday.February 27, 2011, 10:29 am
Police have charged a 26-year-old Heathridge man over an alleged attack on two transit guards aboard a Transperth bus in Sorrento yesterday afternoon.February 27, 2011, 9:46 am
A cyclone warning has been issued for coastal areas between the Mitchell Plateau and Port Hedland in the Kimberley, advising people to prepare for developing gales.February 26, 2011, 3:51 pm
More than 200 protestors marched through the streets of central Perth today demanding an end to Muammar Gaddafi's reign as Libyan leader.February 26, 2011, 2:38 pm
Tim Hewitt has taken line honours at this year's Rottnest Channel Swim.February 26, 2011, 2:05 pm
Fresh aftershocks sent masonry tumbling among rescuers in New Zealand's quake zone and a cat sparked false alarms Saturday of a possible survivor, as the disaster's death toll rose to 145 with more than 200 missing.February 26, 2011, 1:05 pm
A police raid on the Myaree headquarters of the bikie gang Rock Machine has seized explosives which police claim are powerful enough to blow up a small building and cause extensive loss of life.February 26, 2011, 12:46 pm
UPDATE: WA beaches are on shark alert today after a 4m tiger shark was spotted at Kwinana and a big school of hammerheads and whaler sharks in Warnbro Sound prompted the closure of a beach in Waikiki.February 26, 2011, 10:39 am
Today's forecast: Possible shower
10° - 16°
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