More than 700 newly qualified teachers have missed out on jobs at the start of the new school year.February 1, 2010, 10:26 am
A police officer who used a stun gun on a 44-year-old man who had doused himself in petrol, possibly causing him to catch fire in Forrestfield on Sunday night, is the subject of a police internal investigation.February 1, 2010, 4:36 pm
An alleged thief sent a Doubleview playgroup centre into lockdown this morning when he hid on the roof in a bid to evade police.February 1, 2010, 4:15 pm
The 500 students and staff of St Mark's International College in Highgate have been dealt a bitter blow, with administrators confirming the school will not reopen because of financial difficulties.February 1, 2010, 2:16 pm
An Australian naval sailor disregarded orders from superiors so he could rescue several asylum seekers from a burning boat, a coronial inquest has heard.February 1, 2010, 2:14 pm
A child care centre operator has admitted having too many children under supervision at his Huntingdale day care centre.February 1, 2010, 2:02 pm
A man accused of stabbing his wife to death in their Booragoon home has gone on trial this morning.February 1, 2010, 11:58 am
ExxonMobil has suspended work near a liquefied natural gas (LNG) site in Papua New Guinea after four local villagers were killed in a tribal dispute.February 1, 2010, 10:06 am
Billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer was Australia's largest political donor last financial year, handing over more than $850,000 mostly to the conservative side of politics.February 1, 2010, 10:01 am
A 56-year-old motorcyclist has died after the bike he was riding left the road and crashed into a tree in Dumbleyung yesterday.February 1, 2010, 9:57 am
Treasurer Wayne Swan is predicting a huge turnaround in the Government's finances, with the latest intergenerational report forecasting some of the nation's largest budget deficits within years.February 1, 2010, 9:30 am
A truck burst into flames on the Kwinana Freeway northbound near Russell Road this morning.February 1, 2010, 8:59 am
The house price boom has returned, with new figures showing Perth house prices up 5.7 per cent in the December quarter.February 1, 2010, 8:39 am
The Pakistani Taliban leader tied to the December 30 bombing of a CIA encampment in Afghanistan has died from injuries sustained in a US missile strike in mid-January, Western military officials said overnight.February 1, 2010, 7:52 am
The first day of the school term is beginning to take its toll on traffic this morning with several roads very busy.February 1, 2010, 6:46 am
Unruly passengers could face a bill of more than $100,000 if airlines are forced to divert flights as a result of their disruptive behaviour.February 1, 2010, 5:05 am
A new report on the cost of Australia's ageing population out today will reveal a $100 billion budget blow out due to the Opposition blocking a change to private health insurance.February 1, 2010, 2:35 am
The Nationals have failed to enact key parts of legislation that requires it to spend 25 per cent of the State's mining royalties on the regions, but denied it was an attempt to give it "wriggle room" on the pledge that swept it to power.February 1, 2010, 2:25 am
Debt-laden Griffin Coal may yet be saved from collapse after its administrator said that production levels had jumped sharply following the purchase and repair of key equipment at the Collie-based mine.February 1, 2010, 2:10 am
The tennis history book has become Roger Federer's personal diary and the Swiss maestro penned another chapter on Sunday night with a crushing victory over Andy Murray in the Australian Open final.January 31, 2010, 7:36 pm
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