WA's top child health researcher has stirred up the childbirth debate, claiming it is over-medicalised and saying she does not believe there is evidence that homebirth is riskier than a hospital delivery, provided it is a low-risk pregnancy.November 6, 2010, 2:45 am
Perth homeowners are in the midst of a renovation blitz, shunning stamp duty, real estate agents' fees and moving costs in favour of adding vale to their current home.November 6, 2010, 2:53 am
Property investors have been dealt a double blow, with seven interest rate rises in little over a year coinciding with a flat rental market.November 6, 2010, 2:53 am
The full impact of the seriousness of the engine explosion aboard a Qantas jet emerged yesterday as it was revealed the pilots of the stricken A380 battled 54 error messages.November 6, 2010, 2:35 am
Supermarket heavyweight Coles has been accused of racism amid claims Aboriginal customers are targeted as potential troublemakers in the Goldfields.November 6, 2010, 2:35 am
Internet users across Perth are being unwittingly exposed to amateur hackers when they use free WiFi networks provided by cafes and fast food outlets, including McDonald's.November 6, 2010, 2:25 am
Treasurer Wayne Swan is set to unveil Budget cuts as early as next week to cover a hit to government revenue from the surging Australian dollar.November 6, 2010, 2:15 am
The real estate license of Morgan Realty has been suspended for two years after the State Administrative Tribunal found the company was paid a commission before settlement in a number of real estate transactions.November 5, 2010, 6:37 pm
The union that represents transit guards has accused the Public Transport Authority of cutting back the hours in which train stations are manned in a move it claims threatens safety and service.November 5, 2010, 6:05 pm
Injuries which allegedly led to the death of a Karratha man could have come from an attempt to resuscitate him by the man accused of his murder, the Supreme Court was told today .November 5, 2010, 5:46 pm
Perth rockers Birds of Tokyo beat retiring rock kings Powderfinger to win the ARIA Award for best rock album, announced yesterday in the lead up to the annual music industry’s biggest awards.November 5, 2010, 4:00 pm
A Mandurah woman who killed a six-week puppy by repeatedly throwing against a wall has been banned from ever having a domestic pet.November 5, 2010, 3:50 pm
Lucky Lotto winners from the weekend's $20 million Saturday Lotto Superdraw have started making plans to spend their winnings.November 5, 2010, 2:53 pm
UPDATE: Premier Colin Barnett has accused some Northam residents of prejudice after angry scenes at a crowded town meeting last night over a proposed immigration detention centre.November 5, 2010, 2:30 pm
A move by Woodside Petroleum to conduct ground tests at the proposed site of a gas hub is a "kick in the guts for traditional owners", Kimberly Land Council members say.November 5, 2010, 2:20 pm
The Baby Bonus has not lived up to concerns it would spark a baby boom among those households who could least afford another mouth to feed.November 5, 2010, 1:50 pm
A boat carrying 23 asylum seekers arrived last night at Browse Island off the Kimberley coast.November 5, 2010, 1:36 pm
Giant Finks bikie Matthew Ward has had a charge of demanding property by oral threats dropped after the Director of Public Prosecutions decided there was no prospect of conviction.November 5, 2010, 1:12 pm
WA’s Queen’s birthday public holiday will be shifted next year from Monday October 3 to Friday October 28 in a bid to combat the expected disruption from the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.November 5, 2010, 12:22 pm
A Perth lawyer was secretly recorded telling a man at the centre of the City of Stirling rorting scandal to “get rid” of potentially incriminating evidence and how to avoid property seizure.November 5, 2010, 12:10 pm
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A WA politician and his partner are among the first same-sex couples to be legally married in Canberra. #PerthNews http://t.co/kuo6ypMAr6
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