The Barnett Government is excelling in health, education and trying to find solutions to WA's shortage of skilled workers, the State's main business group says.September 24, 2012, 2:50 am
Colin Barnett has attacked continuing regulation of the wheat industry, putting him at odds with his Federal colleagues who have agreed to delay action for another two years for the sake of coalition unity.September 24, 2012, 2:40 am
The Bill to create a WA future fund will overcome a big hurdle this week when it is expected to pass the Lower House.September 24, 2012, 2:31 am
West Australians might be drinking less alcohol and smoking less cannabis but they are still having more than the national average, a new report warns.September 24, 2012, 2:20 am
The banking sector is fighting back against a push for more regulation, warning customers will have to pay the cost for "obsessive" red tape.September 24, 2012, 2:10 am
Frisbees and dogs catching them normally don't pass as debate for banking regulation. But one of the globe's best central bankers, the Bank of England's head of financial stability Andrew Haldane, has drawn the two together in what is a must-read for regulators and bankers everywhere.September 24, 2012, 2:05 am
I love Student Runway – it gives emerging or aspiring designers a way to showcase their fresh-out-of-school ideas to an audience of fashion lovers.September 23, 2012, 8:06 pm
WA beachgoers can expect to see everything from neon hues and animal prints to maxi-length tribal print dresses on the beach this summerSeptember 23, 2012, 6:54 pm
An Applecross Senior High School student who says she wants to be "a model with brains" has won Perth Fashion Festival's Chic Model Search 2012.September 23, 2012, 6:40 pm
If live sheep exports to the Middle East do not resume soon, nations with lower animal welfare standards could fill the gap, West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has warned.September 23, 2012, 3:15 pm
Police have found two men and a woman who failed to return from a gold prospecting trip after launching a large-scale search in remote northwest Pilbara.September 23, 2012, 11:42 am
Major crime squad detectives are investigating after a man was found dead in the backyard of a Warnbro house this morning.September 23, 2012, 11:20 am
Three adults and a teenager have been winched from the water by the rescue helicopter after their boat overturned when it was hit by a wave near Garden Island this morning.September 23, 2012, 9:12 am
History was made for Perth Fashion Festival today when four of the hottest names in fashion from the east coast presented their latest collections alongside one another in the National Designer Showcase.September 22, 2012, 10:18 pm
Where the prior two designer capsules at this year's Perth Fashion Festival showcased labels closer to infancy, the third and final instalment was a celebration of some of WA's established and well-loved designers.September 22, 2012, 8:05 pm
Hawthorn hero Ben Stratton has detailed the nerve-wracking moments he mastered as he brought down Adelaide star Patrick Dangerfield in the tackle of his life during his team's five-point preliminary final win at the MCG.September 22, 2012, 6:53 pm
Hawthorn will play Sydney in the AFL grand final next Saturday after surviving a magnificent Adelaide challenge at the MCG to progress to their first grand final since their 2008 premiership.September 22, 2012, 6:07 pm
Update, 2.50pm: A man has been seriously injured after he was hit by a crane in West Kalgoorlie this morning.September 22, 2012, 2:50 pm
Update, 1.35pm: Police have described a last night’s spate of fatal and serious crashes as a tragedy for everyone involved.September 22, 2012, 1:35 pm
It’s a big weekend for Eagles player Dean Cox’s wife Kerry and Perth fashion designer Alvin Fernandez.September 22, 2012, 11:55 am
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