WA’s biggest superannuation fund, Westscheme, will merge with Australia’s biggest industry fund, AustralianSuper, to create a $40 billion behemoth.February 8, 2011, 10:48 am
Evaporative air conditioners will be scrutinised in the aftermath of the Roleystone and Kelmscott fires, a senior WA fire officer has revealed.February 8, 2011, 10:08 am
A teenager has been airlifted to hospital after a car and a school bus collided on Pinjarra Road near Ravenswood east of Mandurah this morning.February 8, 2011, 8:51 am
Major crime squad detectives are investigating the alleged stabbing death of a 58-year-old man in the southern suburb of Medina overnight.February 8, 2011, 6:42 am
Standing on the roof of his parents' house in Scott Road, surrounded by flames, Tim Semones was entranced by the "disturbingly beautiful" sight before him.February 8, 2011, 5:59 am
Eileen Parker pushed her way to the front of the hundreds of people crammed into Armadale recreation centre for yesterday's community briefing.February 8, 2011, 5:58 am
A tree branch that sparked the Brigadoon blaze when it hit a power line was outside the regulated clearance zone, Western Power said.February 8, 2011, 5:56 am
Thousands of not-for-profit workers in WA will win significant pay rises in the May Budget as the Barnett Government moves to privatise a raft of welfare services.February 8, 2011, 5:06 am
A $43.86 million expansion of a juvenile early intervention program will be launched in Broome today by Corrective Services Minister Terry Redman.February 8, 2011, 4:44 am
Police in Bali have reportedly shot a man dead and arrested four people after a series of violent robberies, including one in which a Perth woman was brutally attacked.February 8, 2011, 4:21 am
WA's Lotto enthusiasts can now play online.February 8, 2011, 4:20 am
WA men will be targeted in a new effort by the Heart Foundation to drive obesity numbers lower after surveys found more than half the State's population is overweight and the majority are men.February 8, 2011, 4:15 am
The man being investigated over the cause of the devastating blaze is a police officer who was allegedly using an angle grinder on a trailer at the front of his Brookton Highway home.February 8, 2011, 2:58 am
Mary Wooldridge wasn't too worried when she looked up the valley from her Kelmscott home late on Sunday morning and saw some wispy smoke.February 8, 2011, 2:50 am
UPDATE, 5.30pm One of WA's most destructive fires in 50 years has razed 72 houses, leaving dozens of people homeless.February 8, 2011, 2:45 am
Packed into the echoing hall of the Armadale recreation centre, hundreds of residents of fire-ravaged suburbs waited, clinging to each other as well as to the hope that, just maybe, their homes had been spared.February 8, 2011, 2:35 am
Driving through the fireground, it's hard to believe anything could have survived the intense heat of the blaze.February 8, 2011, 2:27 am
Taxpayers will pay an extra $3.3 million a year in rent because Training and Workforce Development Minister Peter Collier does not want his department to occupy the same State-owned building as the Education Department.February 8, 2011, 2:15 am
The City of Stirling has come under fire over moves to strip honorary names from its leisure centres in a rebranding exercise set to cost ratepayers $245,000.February 8, 2011, 2:05 am
An "all clear" has been issued for a fire which burnt through 40ha of bushland in the Shire of Chittering.February 7, 2011, 4:38 pm
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