Perth's drains are pouring massive amounts of poison into the Swan and Canning rivers while groundwater from old riverside tip sites is contaminated with a wide variety of toxic heavy metals, two new reports say.December 22, 2009, 2:05 am
A Middle Swan street was closed for three hours this afternoon after a suspicious package was found in a letterbox that was suspected to be a bomb.December 21, 2009, 5:40 pm
UPDATED 5.20PM: This afternoon on the Mitchell Freeway northbound, traffic is slow from the city to Powis Street and again between Warwick Road and Hepburn Avenue.December 21, 2009, 4:03 pm
UPDATE: A stunning batting collapse from South Australia has handed Western Australia their first outright victory of the season in the Sheffield Shield match at Adelaide Oval.December 21, 2009, 2:29 pm
A Buddhist monastery in Serpentine is at the centre of an international row over the ordination of two women.December 21, 2009, 2:23 pm
Eight people from 80 Mile Beach caravan park plan to ride out the ferocity of cyclone Laurence in a sea container cemented into the ground and filled with provisions as wind gust increase and rain pelts down on the north coast.December 21, 2009, 1:48 pm
The granting of asylum to two Sri Lankans involved in the Oceanic Viking stand-off shows the Federal Government had been "blackmailed into giving people what they wanted", Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says.December 21, 2009, 1:47 pm
An occupational therapist convicted of sexually assaulting two young women during treatment sessions at his West Leederville clinic has been sentenced to a four-and-a-half year jail term.December 21, 2009, 1:25 pm
A State Government report into the mysterious deaths of six dolphins in the Swan-Canning river system this year has failed to determine if disease or contaminated water was to blame.December 21, 2009, 12:18 pm
Actor Steve Bisley's ex-wife has told a court "all hell broke loose" after he became abusive and pushed her up against a wall in her Sydney home.December 21, 2009, 11:47 am
Brad Knowles took the final three wickets as WA rolled South Australia after tea to win their Sheffield Shield clash in Adelaide by 104 runs.December 21, 2009, 11:09 am
Carine Liberal MP Tony Krsticevic lobbied for the sale of a State-owned property on behalf of a residents' group which one of them later bought, it has emergedDecember 21, 2009, 10:55 am
Qantas has announced it will increase services on its domestic routes as a result of improved demand.December 21, 2009, 10:42 am
A large hawksbill turtle has delighted Pilbara researchers after returning to the Dampier Archipelago 21 years after it was first spotted.December 21, 2009, 10:42 am
An elderly man died after suffering a suspected heart attack while driving his car through Perth’s northern suburbs this morning.December 21, 2009, 9:39 am
Three WA lotto players are set for a very merry Christmas after sharing Saturday's division one prize with 24 other people from around Australia.December 21, 2009, 9:22 am
A 33-year-old Collie man has been charged with serious drug offences after South-West police allegedly found ecstasy tablets hidden in his underwear.December 21, 2009, 7:57 am
A 42-year-old West Perth woman has been charged over the death of a family's pet dog.December 21, 2009, 7:33 am
UPDATE 8.15am: City-bound traffic is starting to build, though motorists can still expect a good run.December 21, 2009, 6:51 am
Air traffic into Perth Airport will be disrupted severely early next year during an $8 million resurfacing and reconstruction of the main north-south runway.December 21, 2009, 6:30 am
Today's forecast: Rain developing
11° - 19°
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