Aboriginal poverty has worsened since Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's formal apology to the stolen generations, the winner of the 2009 Sydney Peace Prize says.November 5, 2009, 9:27 pm
A homeless 23-year-old who claims he was delusional and paranoid when he stabbed to death a complete stranger, was a "dangerous man" who was possibly lying to get himself out of trouble, a prosecutor told a Perth jury yesterday.November 5, 2009, 7:43 pm
State and federal environment ministers have defied a chorus of demands for a nationwide deposit scheme for plastic bottles.November 5, 2009, 5:55 pm
A broken down car south bound on the Kwinana Freeway is causing delays for motorists this afternoon.November 5, 2009, 4:44 pm
Police have uncovered a drug laboratory in Kelmscott today - the 101st manufacturing set up found in WA this year.November 5, 2009, 4:20 pm
A pink top, a white tulip skirt and a very big hat – plus a carefree West Australian attitude – was all it took to make 29-year-old medical student Elizabeth Pollard the winner of the National Myer Fashions on the Field competition at today’s Crown Oaks Day at Flemington in Melbourne.November 5, 2009, 3:14 pm
An inquiry into an oil spill off the West Australian coast is unlikely to result in better environmental protection for the waters in the Kimberley region, conservation groups say.November 5, 2009, 2:16 pm
Environment Minister Peter Garrett has defended his response to a massive oil spill in the Timor Sea, saying he and his department acted quickly and thoroughly to monitor the disaster.November 5, 2009, 2:15 pm
Elusive Firepower boss Tim Johnston has been served with an injunction that will force him to stay in Australia to face questions over the $100 million collapse of the fuel technology company.November 5, 2009, 1:28 pm
Jurors in a Supreme Court drugs trial sat blank-faced and confused today as they had to listen to bugged telephone calls in the Serbian language played in court.November 5, 2009, 11:55 am
An alleged sex pest has been charged over repeatedly masturbating in front of women in Canning Vale and Ballajura over the past three years.November 5, 2009, 10:45 am
Australian special forces troops have smashed an insurgent network in southern Afghanistan, seizing arms, ammunition, opium and stolen Afghan National Army uniforms.November 5, 2009, 10:13 am
An inquiry into the West Atlas oil spill off WA's Kimberley will have the powers of a royal commission, Federal Resources Minister Martin Ferguson said this morning.November 5, 2009, 9:46 am
State School Teachers Union president Anne Gisborne has called for a closer look at policies regarding mobile phone use at schools after vision of a wild brawl at a State high school appeared on YouTube.November 5, 2009, 9:37 am
The liquidator of the Australian arm of failed fuel technology company Firepower believes authorities have a rare chance to bring to account the man behind the high-profile collapse that cost thousands of investors tens of millions of dollars.November 5, 2009, 9:16 am
A 46-year-old woman has been charged over a fire at her Port Hedland home that left her 61-year-old partner with critical injuries.November 5, 2009, 9:04 am
Scientists have confirmed the oily substance that washed up on a Northern Territory beach on Tuesday did not come from a leaking oil rig in the Timor Sea.November 5, 2009, 8:38 am
Vets in the US state of Iowa have revealed that a household cat has tested positive for swine flu - the first known case in the world of the new pandemic strain spreading to the feline population.November 5, 2009, 7:58 am
UPDATE 8am: Traffic on the Mitchell Freeway Southbound is very slow between Ocean Reef Road and Whitfords Avenue and again from Reid Highway where it slows through to Scarborough Beach Road.November 5, 2009, 7:10 am
Car thieves reached up to 250km/h through Perth's southern suburbs in a stolen high-performance Holden Commodore GTS last night.November 5, 2009, 7:04 am
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