Dave Mustaine is a divisive figure in the metal world. While the Megadeth main man has been responsible for some of the best thrash music ever produced, his career has been littered with stories of drug abuse, fired band members and, perhaps most famously, rivalries with other bands.December 10, 2010, 11:29 am
A Perth police officer with 22 years experience will plead guilty to a range of charges after he was allegedly caught leaving a drug dealer's premises last month.December 10, 2010, 11:40 am
A 20-year-old WA man killed in a Bali in an apparent motorbike crash has been remembered as an outstanding sportsman who made friends easily.December 10, 2010, 9:52 am
A light-filled music centre with a soaring, vaulted roof will replace the Playhouse Theatre after the historic venue is demolished in the redevelopment of the St George's Cathedral precinct.December 10, 2010, 9:02 am
A fire which forced the evacuation of some patients from Armadale Hospital is under control.December 10, 2010, 7:06 am
Health experts say drinkers are being duped into thinking low carbohydrate beer is healthier and less fattening than other varieties, with some even drinking more beer in the belief it is good for them.December 10, 2010, 6:24 am
Australia's greying army of baby boomers is in line for a bevy of sweeteners to remain in or return to the workforce, under a plan being hatched by the Gillard Government to stave off the economic impact of an ageing population.December 10, 2010, 6:14 am
Awesome! That's how the world's fastest kitesurfer, Frenchman Alex Caizergues, described Perth's conditions yesterday as he prepared for the inaugural Rottnest to Perth race tomorrow.December 10, 2010, 6:13 am
Margaret River’s dream of being showcased throughout the world as part of the Oprah Winfrey television juggernaugt is back on track.December 10, 2010, 6:13 am
The Australian Productivity Commission is to investigate airport pricing, investment and services as part of a public inquiry into the economic regulation of big Australian airports.December 10, 2010, 6:12 am
WA's water regulator has vowed to crackdown on households that draw too much water from backyard bores amid revelations a record number have been fined or warned in the past two months.December 10, 2010, 5:29 am
Key public servants like police, nurses and teachers and poorly paid workers in the service sector would get taxpayer-subsidised housing, childcare would be more accessible and TAFE students would be able to defer paying for courses, under the Barnett Government's blueprint to help insulate WA from a looming skills crisis.December 10, 2010, 2:55 am
Labor powerbroker Mark Arbib has rejected suggestions he was a "spy" for America after it was revealed he gave regular briefings to the US Embassy in Canberra about the inner workings of the Government.December 10, 2010, 2:45 am
Perth-based Shell Australia boss Ann Pickard has become embroiled in the WikiLeaks saga after it was revealed yesterday she had bragged to US diplomats that her company had infiltrated "all relevant ministries" involved in its business in oil-rich Nigeria.December 10, 2010, 2:43 am
The Uniting Church has unveiled a "different spin on the nativity story" with a wooden work in which people can be photographed in a cut out face of an unborn Jesus.December 10, 2010, 2:35 am
West Australian businesses put on 600 full time staff a day through November in a sign the mining boom is filtering through the jobs market - increasing the chance of a New Year interest rate rise for home owners.December 10, 2010, 2:25 am
In one month, the nation's businesses employed 1800 people a day in a full-time job.December 10, 2010, 2:23 am
A middle-aged Claremont woman accused of murdering her older husband rejected detectives' suggestions that she stabbed her sleeping spouse in a "fit of rage" or that she had felt he was controlling.December 10, 2010, 2:15 am
The Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal may be celebrating the donation of its five millionth Christmas gift this week - but it is not all good news for charities.December 10, 2010, 2:00 am
Kevin Spratt was tasered up to 41 times in a week and went to hospital with fractures, a collapsed lung and a dislocated shoulder after being taken out of his cell by a special ‘cell extraction’ team, a Corruption and Crime Commission inquiry has been told.December 9, 2010, 3:29 pm
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