WA's mining boom is to be used by the Rudd Government to significantly increase Australians' superannuation nest eggs under a plan being hatched by Federal Cabinet.December 12, 2009, 2:35 am
WA voters have given a big thumbs up to the Barnett Government's proposed stop-and-search laws, with 67 per cent of people surveyed in the latest Westpoll supporting the legislation.December 12, 2009, 2:25 am
Fire bombings, assault allegations and an investigation into allegations of sub-standard living conditions of overseas workers are fuelling tensions among residents in a market gardening area on the outskirts of Perth.December 12, 2009, 2:15 am
Christmas Island is at a tipping point, with a rush of asylum seekers placing extreme pressure on detention facilities and basic infrastructure such as roads and sewerage treatment facilities.December 12, 2009, 2:05 am
The young man who killed teenager Steven Rowe will this afternoon walk free from the Supreme Court after been giving a two year suspended term of imprisonment.December 11, 2009, 4:43 pm
Police are investigating the possible attempted abduction of an 11-year-old boy as he went to school in Mandurah yesterday morning.December 11, 2009, 4:18 pm
UPDATED 5.10PM The left lane of the Tonkin Highway southbound, past Horrie Miller Drive, is blocked due to a paint spill. Motorists can expect delays on the Tonkin Highway southbound, Kewdale Road and exiting the international airport terminal.December 11, 2009, 4:08 pm
Four people have had a lucky escape after the plane they were travelling in crash landed at Jandakot airport this afternoon.December 11, 2009, 3:54 pm
Indonesia has detained 47 Afghan migrants including women and children on the tourist island of Lombok before they attempted to reach Australia, police said today.December 11, 2009, 3:53 pm
Tasmania have snatched a sensational one-wicket outright victory over Western Australia on the final ball of the Sheffield Shield match at Bellerive.December 11, 2009, 3:30 pm
Fears are held for the safety of a 60-year-old Clarkson man who has been missing since Sunday evening.December 11, 2009, 3:24 pm
An elderly woman suffered smoke inhalation and part of a home was destroyed in a fire at Coolbellup this afternoon.December 11, 2009, 3:18 pm
A woman who allegedly ordered a Chinese meal as a man lay dying in the back of her car has been charged over his death.December 11, 2009, 1:10 pm
Two Indonesian fishermen who acted as crewmen for a group of illegal immigrants have been jailed for at least four years.December 11, 2009, 12:53 pm
The recently refurbished St Mary's Cathedral was opened to the public ahead of schedule this morning for the funeral of tireless charity worker and humanitarian Father Brian Morrison.December 11, 2009, 12:04 pm
Police have appealed for help to catch two suspected fraudsters who allegedly gave two people bags containing potatoes and onions instead of laptops.December 11, 2009, 11:36 am
A third man has been charged over an alleged attack on an 18-year-old man in Wanneroo which left him with a deep gash in his throat.December 11, 2009, 10:31 am
Hayden Ballantyne has been handed the Fremantle No 1 guernsey for the 2010 AFL season, with new recruit Anthony Morabito to wear the No 2 jumper.December 11, 2009, 9:57 am
More than 400 people have received speeding infringements during a four-day traffic blitz by police on metropolitan roads this week.December 11, 2009, 9:55 am
Firepower chief Tim Johnston claims he was hit on the back of the head by a man closely associated with two people who have previously intimidated him before attending court for the first day of an examination of the $100 million collapse of the fuel technology company.December 11, 2009, 9:45 am
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