Emergency measures to help stricken Griffin Coal stay afloat hit a snag last night when administrators said they needed more time to consider the State Government's offer to pay $4 million in advance for coal supplies.January 7, 2010, 2:45 am
It could be 1988. A desperate government authorises a payment for advanced coal sales to keep a floundering operation alive in the hope that someone will turn up on a big white charger.January 7, 2010, 2:42 am
The price of western rock lobsters is set to plummet when a ban on fishing is lifted in two weeks because the market will be flooded with an oversupply of stock.January 7, 2010, 2:40 am
Serial killer Catherine Birnie is incapable of being rehabilitated and should never be released from prison, a former police officer who played a key role in her arrest and conviction said yesterday.January 7, 2010, 2:35 am
The Swan River Trust has started pumping nearly one tonne of oxygen into the Swan River every day in an attempt to keep plants and animals alive in a dying section of the river.January 7, 2010, 2:25 am
Fremantle Ports' multi-million- dollar harbour dredging program hit its first snag yesterday with "technical problems" delaying the start of the project.January 7, 2010, 2:22 am
A wave of domestic violence in which children are physically and mentally abusing their mothers is being investigated by a Perth women's refuge.January 7, 2010, 2:15 am
WAFL player Daniel Billson has been charged over an assault in the early hours of New Years Day which left an 18-year-old man with head injuries.January 6, 2010, 6:31 pm
An anonymous donor will cover the cost of replacing car tyres slashed in a vandal attack at Princess Margaret Hospital.January 6, 2010, 3:19 pm
Trains have resumed normal services on the Mandurah railway line between Mandurah and Rockingham stations.January 6, 2010, 2:03 pm
Australia have pulled off an incredible 36-run victory in the second Test at the SCG after bowling out Pakistan for 139.January 6, 2010, 2:00 pm
Three more sharks have been spotted off the Perth coast, just three hours after beaches were reopened this morning.January 6, 2010, 1:10 pm
The daughter of bashed Mt Nasura 41-year-old Christine Erceg has made an emotional plea for information about the brutal attack.January 6, 2010, 1:03 pm
WA's Ningaloo Coast has been nominated for United Nations World Heritage listing by the Australian Government, in recognition of its priceless natural value.January 6, 2010, 1:03 pm
Hawthorn defender Trent Croad has been forced to give in to a medical ultimatum - retire from AFL football or never walk properly again.January 6, 2010, 10:12 am
Replacement buses will run between Rockingham and Mandurah stations on the Mandurah railway line until 9am this morning as the Public Transport Authority continues to work to repair a power line fault.January 6, 2010, 10:02 am
Two major US cable television networks - ESPN and Discovery - plan to beam 3-D entertainment into peoples' homes for the first time.January 6, 2010, 9:15 am
Motorists have been advised to avoid the intersection of Reid Highway and Alexander Drive today as work on a new power pole is expected to cause lengthy delays.January 6, 2010, 8:57 am
According to a new survey, nearly one in 10 people from NSW, Queensland and Victoria admit to secretly helping themselves to a workmate's lunch.January 6, 2010, 8:20 am
A new device aimed at discouraging people from bolting down their food is a useful tool in combating childhood obesity, according to a recent study.January 6, 2010, 8:02 am
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Brick, hammer & shopping trolley used in four (possibly linked) robberies across Perth overnight. http://t.co/lAfeqfyUDj #perthnews
Cane toads are in WA to stay. Environment Minister Albert Jacob says their march can't be stopped. http://t.co/Uk1gBP9EjN #perthnews
Aussies' daring, enviro-friendly design - incl billabong - wins top prize at Chelsea Flower Show. http://t.co/TAWTbEEMsq #RHSchelsea
Big ratings agency Fitch puts Barnett on notice to knock WA Budget into shape and control spending. http://t.co/M9DtkGGo1L #perthnews #wapol
Grooming future gamblers: Kids associate sport with betting, fast food and alcohol, study finds. http://t.co/Ml2I97wJST #perthnews
Freight train carrying iron ore derails http://t.co/1jCGxUdQNs #perthnews
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