A parliamentary committee has questioned the process behind Premier Colin Barnett’s decision to commit $678 million of public money to the Oakajee port project, saying the need for the investment of taxpayers’ money had not been adequately demonstrated.November 18, 2010, 1:33 pm
A 37-year-old man suffered serious injuries after being attacked with a machete in the Goldfields town of Kambalda about 1am this morning.November 18, 2010, 3:25 pm
A 21-year-old former Broome resident has pleaded guilty to causing the death of a motorbike rider while driving without a licence in 2009 after what was described by the prosecutor as "more than a momentary lapse of attention".November 18, 2010, 12:00 pm
A five-week-old baby is fighting for life after an alleged hit and run car accident in Kalgoorlie this morning.November 18, 2010, 11:59 am
West Australian Newspapers chairman Kerry Stokes says the group is well placed to capitalise on the strength of the WA economy over the next 12 months.November 18, 2010, 11:50 am
A 16-year-old Broome boy accused of indecently fondling a nine-year-old girl as she slept after breaking into her home has been warned he will be behind bars unless he submits to psychiatric testing without delay.November 18, 2010, 11:43 am
A middle-aged taxi driver who raped a drunk 22-year-old female passenger has been jailed for five years with the judge saying the community had a right to expect people were safe when trusting others to transport them home after a night out.November 18, 2010, 11:19 am
A Curtin University fossil expert has won one of the prestigious Prime Minister's Prizes for Science, for research that rewrote the history of our early vertebrate ancestors.November 18, 2010, 11:15 am
Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan has backed calls for improved camera surveillance in Perth taxis following a series of disturbing reports of assaults in cabs.November 18, 2010, 10:59 am
Two Harvey men are set to appear in the Bunbury Magistrate's Court today after drug lab equipment was allegedly found in the back of their car.November 18, 2010, 10:51 am
The disgraced doctor behind a so-called cancer cure says up to 10,000 people are still alive because of his therapy.November 18, 2010, 10:09 am
US authorities are locating fingerprint records to identify which Australian twin died in the bizarre Colorado shooting range incident, as they wait to interview the surviving sister.November 18, 2010, 9:25 am
Police are looking for a man who held up an Ezy Plus store with a handgun in Joondanna this morning.November 18, 2010, 8:58 am
Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce says 40 Rolls Royce engines will need to be replaced in the worldwide A380 Airbus fleet, according to reports.November 18, 2010, 8:54 am
Five bandits brandishing a sledge hammer smashed their way into several Lotterywest kiosks, ATMs and stores across the metropolitan area last night, stealing a large amount of cash and property.November 18, 2010, 8:37 am
Developer Finbar has signed a joint venture with landowner Heyspring International to build a 190-apartment building in East Perth.November 18, 2010, 7:55 am
A fire at a Como pub caused damage estimated at $100,000 last night.November 18, 2010, 7:42 am
Firefighters are battling an out-of-control blaze that has razed 700ha near Lancelin, amid high winds and temperatures which are expected to 37C.November 18, 2010, 7:38 am
UPDATE: Federal MPs will gauge the views of their electorates on same-sex marriage, after the Australian Greens succeeded in convincing Labor and three independents to back a motion in Parliament.November 18, 2010, 7:32 am
Three juveniles have been charged with assaulting a public officer after a bus driver was attacked in Rockingham last night.November 18, 2010, 7:14 am
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