Sea levels on the Perth coastline are rising at three times the global average, the latest State of Australian Cities report shows.December 4, 2012, 1:32 pm
Hundreds of nurses will stop work at Swan District Hospital this afternoon over fears they will lose leave entitlements if they work at the new Midland Health Campus.December 4, 2012, 12:15 pm
Homebuyers and small businesses have been delivered an early Christmas present by the Reserve Bank, which has cut official interest rates by a quarter percentage point.December 4, 2012, 11:34 am
The operating hours of Transperth’s South Perth ferry service are being extended.December 4, 2012, 9:40 am
UPDATE: 6.10pm Bremer Bay residents are urged to evacuate as firefighters battle to contain a blaze 3km from the town. Emergency services are also fighting fires near Gingin and Geraldton.December 4, 2012, 7:29 am
The huge popularity of an elaborate Christmas lights display has forced its downfall after large crowds flocked to a quiet suburban street, sparking safety and traffic management fears.December 3, 2012, 5:09 pm
Former Fremantle midfielder Nick Lower has signed with the Western Bulldogs as a delisted free agent for season 2013.December 3, 2012, 4:42 pm
A young man tried to stab his brother to death for insulting a Muslim prophet, a court has heard.December 3, 2012, 3:33 pm
A friend of a senior Coffin Cheater bikie is on trial for giving false evidence to Western Australia’s corruption watchdog over a vicious gang brawl that led to one man being shot and another having three fingers sliced off.December 3, 2012, 3:27 pm
Health Minister Kim Hames says the Government will make a decision in the next few days whether an independent inquiry into the Peel Health Campus is warranted.December 3, 2012, 2:54 pm
Fremantle ruckman and new father Aaron Sandilands was fit and firing for his first day of pre-season with his teammates this morning.December 3, 2012, 2:17 pm
Update: Lawyers for Perth man facing drugs charges and a possible death sentence in Malaysia say they are optimistic about winning an acquittal after it was revealed police made mistakes when carrying out crucial analysis work.December 3, 2012, 2:04 pm
A swimmer who disappeared off Cottesloe last year was attacked and killed by a great white shark, police and a shark expert have told an inquest into his suspected death today.December 3, 2012, 1:41 pm
A former public servant who released Government information about land rezoning to former premier Brian Burke was this morning found guilty of disclosing official secrets while Mr Burke was cleared of any wrongdoing.December 3, 2012, 10:56 am
Teachers from Cable Beach Primary School, Secret Harbour Primary School and Comet Bay College have been named the best educators in public schools at the WA Education Awards.December 3, 2012, 10:37 am
Leighton Beach was closed today after a 4m shark was sighted 100m offshore.December 2, 2012, 2:17 pm
Hopes are fading that a nine-year-old boy snatched by a crocodile at a remote Northern Territory swimming spot will be found alive.December 2, 2012, 1:04 pm
Two men have been charged over a fracas at Burswood involving security staff.December 2, 2012, 12:34 pm
The Barnett Government today announced an expensive plan to upgrade road infrastructure in Perth’s northern suburbs despite recently promising there would be no big-ticket item spending before the election in the face of soaring State debt.December 2, 2012, 11:51 am
A Perth man facing a potential death penalty in Malaysia for allegedly attempting to sell a large quantity of methamphetamine to undercover police officers, will face court on Monday.December 2, 2012, 10:43 am
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