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Penguin Island ferry operator Terry Howson had already used his vessels to save about 15 people from the sea before the families began their tragic trek across the sandbar.December 30, 2010, 3:09 am
Rockingham man Lyndon Davies has thought about nothing else since he saw three lifeless bodies pulled from the water and brought ashore following the Penguin Island drowning tragedy.December 30, 2010, 3:07 am
The State Government official in charge of Penguin Island has defended the decision to keep the sandbar between the mainland and the island open but says that in hindsight Tuesday's drownings show the passage should have been closed earlier.December 30, 2010, 3:05 am
One of two men who drowned off Penguin Island on Tuesday afternoon died while saving his wife, his distraught friend said yesterday.December 30, 2010, 3:00 am
After topping their respective schools, the next hurdle for the State's brightest and most diligent students is getting the results they needed for the university courses they hope to study next year.December 30, 2010, 2:55 am
Australian superannuation funds have enjoyed healthy growth over the past six months but experts are divided what the new year holds for workers' nest eggs, with doubts growing over the health of the global economy.December 30, 2010, 2:45 am
Kevin Rudd's mining tax appears to have delivered a financial windfall to the WA Liberal Party as the mining industry flooded local party coffers with donations last financial year.December 30, 2010, 2:35 am
Creditors of Ric Stowe's failed family company Devereaux Holdings have suffered a blow after the listing price on his Bullsbrook retreat was reduced by an eye-popping $20 million.December 30, 2010, 2:25 am
While Perth has sweltered in 40C heat, dozens of Warnbro residents have spent a hot Christmas period without air-conditioning after an alleged power surge shorted-circuited thousands of dollars worth of electrical equipment in homes across three streets.December 30, 2010, 2:15 am
Update, 10pm: Firefighters have downgraded advice for a fire burning in the Morangup Nature Reserve near Toodyay, saying lives or home are no longer under threat.December 29, 2010, 10:00 pm
People staying in the Donnelly River huts and other campers have been told to seek refuge on the beach as a fire burns in the D`Entrecasteaux National Park.December 29, 2010, 7:00 pm
A small bushfire has broken out 3km south of Collie, between Mungalup Road and Flora Road.December 29, 2010, 6:39 pm
A court has dismissed an appeal from an elderly Inglewood mother and her daughter who were fined $265,900 for illegally camping on a run-down property.December 29, 2010, 1:04 pm
Broome's popular Town Beach has been closed to swimmers after a spate of Irukandji jellyfish stings.December 29, 2010, 11:57 am
An 81-year-old woman was thrown to the ground when a young woman tried to snatch her purse at a bus stop in Carlisle yesterday.December 29, 2010, 11:05 am
The RAC Rescue helicopter has been sent to a boat in distress in the ocean near Esperance.December 29, 2010, 11:03 am
A 53-year-old Broome woman is in a critical condition in hospital after being allegedly bashed during an incident at a hardware store yesterday afternoon.December 29, 2010, 10:07 am
Police are investigating the death of a homeless man in Maylands last night.December 29, 2010, 8:05 am
The father of an Albany man in a serious condition in hospital after he was elbowed to the head outside a bar has appealed for his son’s attacker to hand himself over to police.December 29, 2010, 7:27 am
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