Magellan Metals may have been in breach of its environmental management plan to export dangerous lead carbonate through Fremantle as long ago as October 2009 - but the company first notified the State's environmental regulators only 20 days ago.January 4, 2011, 2:50 am
The whispers that have steadily grown into strong calls for change in the Labor leadership in recent times have always thrown up two names as possible successors - Ben Wyatt and Mark McGowan.January 4, 2011, 2:48 am
Half the Year 12s who studied a course at an easier level last year will fail to even qualify for two of WA's universities, raising questions about whether schools are advising students appropriately.January 4, 2011, 2:45 am
Some of Australia's biggest shopping chains have called for a "fair go" in the face of competition from overseas retailers.January 4, 2011, 2:35 am
Perth lawyer Gus Lee-Steere, a member of one of WA's most prominent founding families, has been banned from practising for three years after admitting professional misconduct.January 4, 2011, 2:25 am
WA's annual road toll would not drop significantly until the Government put more money into road safety, the RAC said yesterday.January 4, 2011, 2:15 am
A 29-year-old man was badly hurt in the South West tonight when he became the second person in 24 hours to be hit by a boat propeller.January 3, 2011, 10:30 pm
Oscar-nominated actor Pete Postlethwaite has died. He was 64.January 3, 2011, 6:01 pm
A 28-year-old man has been accused of repeatedly sexual assaulting a 13-year-old girl.January 3, 2011, 3:59 pm
Update, 4.30pm Eric Ripper has blasted Pilbara MLA Tom Stephens over an email sent to Opposition colleagues reportedly asking for support for a leadership spill.January 3, 2011, 3:25 pm
The 17-year-old girl at the centre of the nude St Kilda photographs says she has apologised to her friends and family over the affair but has stopped short of saying sorry to the AFL club.January 3, 2011, 2:56 pm
More than fifty people who spent almost a week stranded at the Donnelly River huts near Pemberton, after they were cut off by a massive bushfire, are now able to leave.January 3, 2011, 2:53 pm
A “watch and act” bushfire alert for Betty’s Beach, north-east of Albany, has been downgraded to a bushfire “advice”.January 3, 2011, 1:24 pm
Baywatch star David Hasselhoff was greeted by fans and the media after hitting the beach in Australia today.January 3, 2011, 12:05 pm
Update: Dozens of cinema-goers were lucky to escape with their lives after ceilings in a cinema complex collapsed on them in central west NSW.January 3, 2011, 10:32 am
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry had to be checked out by medics before a Chicago show because the 84-year-old was suffering from exhaustion, his agent said.January 3, 2011, 7:13 am
The husband of homegrown Logie award-winning TV presenter Carrie Bickmore died in Perth last week after succumbing to a decade-long battle with cancer.January 3, 2011, 6:42 am
A woman has been shot in a hotel room at Rendezvous Observation City Hotel in Scarborough and the gunman is on the run.January 3, 2011, 6:34 am
Jessica Healy never expected to work in the mining industry.January 3, 2011, 3:30 am
It's a tale of two economies in one State. While mining and construction businesses report activity has picked up since the global recession, those in hospitality, tourism and retail are struggling in the face of new challenges.January 3, 2011, 3:20 am
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A scrub fire is threatening homes in Hammond Park. #PerthNews http://t.co/KOAMZ9gme9
Police fear missing man Michael Pruiti has been murdered. #PerthNews http://t.co/kY4ek5Ing1
England claim they're not scared of Mitchell Johnson. http://t.co/SPYvvwXYRw #Ashes
Police investigating CCC officials. http://t.co/Rp2j7UhEsb #perthnews
WA Police warn anti-social behaviour won't be tolerated. #perthnews http://t.co/eUGnTZgkBC
WA egg producer Snowdale accused of misleading consumers over use of the term 'free range'. http://t.co/aPbjWUCvWk #perthnews
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