A paranoid schizophrenic man has been jailed for five years for an arson attack on Joondalup Police Station that left police $1.5 million out of pocket.February 4, 2010, 12:58 pm
The board tasked with running WA's biggest superannuation fund, GESB, as a private sector entity has quit in apparent protest at the State Government's plan to scrap the "mutualisation" process.February 4, 2010, 12:35 pm
A plane carrying seven police officers and lawyers headed for court was forced to return to Warburton Airport mid-flight this morning due to engine failure.February 4, 2010, 12:34 pm
Premier Colin Barnett has signalled the fulfilment of a long-awaited election promise by announcing the formation of a mental health commission.February 4, 2010, 12:29 pm
2008 AFL Rising Star Rhys Palmer is set to miss round one of the 2010 AFL season as Fremantle attempts to give him a full 12 months to recover from a knee reconstruction, coach Mark harvey said yesterday.February 4, 2010, 12:17 pm
A shark tried to grab a dog at a beach south of Perth this morning.February 4, 2010, 12:06 pm
The partner of high profile Perth bikie Troy Mercanti has today denied stealing from a trust fund account established to benefit the children of a Coffin Cheater bikie murdered at the height of WA’s bikie war.February 4, 2010, 10:28 am
UPDATE 9.10am: Traffic on the Mitchell Freeway southbound is slow into the city from Karrinyup Road through to Scarborough Beach Road.February 4, 2010, 9:10 am
A couple were startled when a block of ice that apparently fell from a plane tore a hole in the roof of their garage and shook their house in a Las Vegas suburb.February 4, 2010, 9:00 am
Tourism operators in Queensland's Whitsundays are selling everything from luxury-boat charters to three-night cruises and daytrips to Whitehaven Beach from $1.February 4, 2010, 8:44 am
The Reserve Bank's decision to leave interest rates on hold has been vindicated after new figures showed a sharp fall in retail sales in the run-up to Christmas.February 4, 2010, 8:43 am
Aussie pop group Men at Work ripped off an Australian folk tune in their 1980s smash hit Down Under, a Federal court judge has found.February 4, 2010, 7:57 am
Two Baldivis fires that broke out yesterday have been contained and all roads reopened.February 4, 2010, 6:45 am
Motorists travelling on the Great Northern Highway between Auski Roadhouse and Karijini National Park are at risk of exposure to smoke caused by a bushfire and are warned to drive cautiously.February 4, 2010, 6:42 am
The widow of an Albany horse trainer who died after skolling a bottle of tequila as part of a $150 pub bet has made an impassioned plea for a coronial inquiry into her husband's death.February 4, 2010, 2:45 am
A retired couple has won a David and Goliath battle against the State Government over land which was compulsorily acquired for the Mandurah rail line and is now worth more than $15 million.February 4, 2010, 2:35 am
About $300 million in taxpayer-funded grants were handed out with little or no accountability by the WA Department of Science, Innovation and Business between 2002 and 2008, an internal government audit has found.February 4, 2010, 2:25 am
Complaints from students about an exam supervisor at a prominent independent girls' school helped swell the number of TEE candidates applying for special consideration in their exams last year to more than 600.February 4, 2010, 2:15 am
Motorists travelling on the Kwinana Freeway through Baldivis experienced lengthy delays during peak-hour traffic yesterday afternoon when thick smoke from a nearby bushfire forced police to close the freeway.February 3, 2010, 7:54 pm
Katie Price and Alex Reid have got married.February 3, 2010, 4:47 pm
Today's forecast: Heavy rain
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Forecaster says Australia is in for a drenching over the next three months. #perthnews http://t.co/80AqnNmRn3
Adventure World employee allegedly stole more than $100,000. #perthnews http://t.co/AsH9Xe0OWU
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Sinead starts to turn heads. http://t.co/3wrfGNJdP9
Nervous wait for news of panda pregnancy. #perthnews http://t.co/8FKkmNGEWe
Illegal firearms targeted by police http://t.co/le9G1ASMbs #perthnews
Report into cargo ship abandoned as it was battered on rocks at Christmas Island released. #perthnews http://t.co/LDfYqyVPfh
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