Australia is among the first countries to donate towards a new fund designed to encourage the Taliban to lay down their guns in Afghanistan, pledging $25 million.January 29, 2010, 6:13 am
Asylum seekers at the Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre are protesting against lengthy visa processing times, refugee advocates say.January 29, 2010, 5:42 am
Police are guarding a house in Melbourne's north where two people were taken away for questioning in relation to the disappearance of Melbourne millionaire Herman Rockefeller.January 29, 2010, 5:36 am
Following a sparkling renaissance in Europe, cider has freshened up its image in Australia and is proving to be the alcoholic tipple of choice this summer.January 29, 2010, 5:34 am
Millions of parents have swamped the My School website on its first day as Education Minister Julia Gillard promised they will get even more information in future about how Australia's 10,000 schools are run.January 29, 2010, 2:45 am
Even though Nancy Elliss is more than happy with the Catholic school she has chosen for her daughter Kahlan, she was eager to see the information provided by the My School website.January 29, 2010, 2:42 am
Ben Turnbull still bears the scars, inside and out, of the night that changed his life forever.January 29, 2010, 2:35 am
Woodside is suing the construction union for allegedly organising industrial action on the Pluto project, as the union revealed it will not pay fines for the striking workers.January 29, 2010, 2:35 am
Major retailing groups and the State Government have urged patience after the latest Westpoll showed only 4 per cent of Perth shoppers had taken advantage of extended trading in the inner city and confusion reigned over which suburbs' shops were allowed to open.January 29, 2010, 2:25 am
One in four mothers and one in six fathers say they were abused physically by their partner before their relationship ended, with most saying their children had witnessed some of the violence, new data from the nation's family courts show.January 29, 2010, 2:15 am
Perth radio announcer Ian Blackley is recovering in hospital after suffering a heart attack during the middle of his show this afternoon.January 28, 2010, 6:46 pm
US pop diva Whitney Houston has cancelled a second Perth concert, meaning her Australian tour will skip Perth altogether.January 28, 2010, 5:32 pm
Police have charged two men in connection with the brutal murder of a Mt Nasura mother in her home on January 3.January 28, 2010, 4:46 pm
Buu "Paul" Lieu, 48, died in hospital on Monday after being savagely bashed near Bibra Lake earlier this month.January 28, 2010, 3:11 pm
A Christmas Island stevedoring worker has been crushed to death during the unloading of a cargo ship at the island's wharf.January 28, 2010, 2:36 pm
Prosecutors have been forced to drop part of an allegation against a policeman charged after he fired shots at a stolen car that had dragged a colleague 50 metres along the bitumen.January 28, 2010, 1:57 pm
Woodside has made a plea to the 1600 striking Pluto workers to listen to Federal Court orders for them to end their industrial action on the $12 billion project.January 28, 2010, 1:30 pm
Perth has not seen a drop of rain for 69 days now, making it the second-longest dry spell on record.January 28, 2010, 12:56 pm
A former bouncer, the first person in WA to be banned from working in a licensed venue, escaped jail today after pleading guilty to glassing a patron at a Fremantle nightclub.January 28, 2010, 11:53 am
Perth median house prices have hit their highest level in nearly two years, new figures reveal today.January 28, 2010, 9:25 am
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Search for missing snorkeler Rob Shugg continues off WA coast. Quad bikes and divers resume today. http://t.co/MOz2cG1wk1 #perthnews
Gibb River Rd cyclist is airlifted from gruelling event after having heart attack. http://t.co/XF4Tn3yy0g #perthnews
Knife-wielding thieves rob pizza guy of the lot. http://t.co/jkOgzyk8lv #perthnews
Ocean Reef residents woken by crashing and thumping sounds of stolen ATM being towed down the road. http://t.co/ZhxP5JFBjO #perthnews
Discovery of woman's body in Narrogin adds to WA's dreadful week. Six suspicious deaths in week. http://t.co/UIRRXJFVgl #perthnews #narrogin
Woman charged after death of St James man http://t.co/nhsIBsHBWL #perthnews
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