Training Minister Peter Collier has blamed the Federal Government's "Neanderthal" visa processing program for the collapse of high-level negotiations between the State and Irish governments to bring 150,000 skilled workers temporarily to WA.March 21, 2012, 1:26 am
Average WA households could at least halve their power consumption and save hundreds of dollars a year by adopting a few energy efficient measures, a landmark trial has found.March 21, 2012, 1:24 am
Jai Wilson easily recalls the moment he realised his family needed to reduce the amount of electricity they were using.March 21, 2012, 1:24 am
The $29 billion Wheatstone gas project is being blamed for sky-high rental prices and a dearth of vacancies in Onslow, which have forced locals into the caravan park and prompted the Salvation Army to leave town.March 21, 2012, 1:22 am
Perth's accommodation crisis has filtered through to caravan parks, with mine workers and tourists flooding the city.March 21, 2012, 1:22 am
A 34-year-old man who was the subject of an intense police search after he was reported missing by worried family members has been charged with making a false report.March 20, 2012, 4:18 pm
A Perth researcher’s short film about embryonic bamboo sharks has been selected to screen at a prestigious US film festival.March 20, 2012, 4:11 pm
Patrick Stevedores owner Asciano has applied to Fair Work Australia to resume conciliation talks with the Maritime Union of Australia over an enterprise agreement dispute following strikes at Fremantle container port.March 20, 2012, 3:56 pm
The daughter of Cariad Anderson-Slater, who was allegedly murdered and buried in a Woodlands backyard in 1992, has described how her mother's husband once said he would kill the 41-year-old if she ran off and took his assets.March 20, 2012, 2:13 pm
A family pet was brutally slain in a suburban backyard and its tortured carcass discovered by a nine-year-old boy.March 20, 2012, 1:59 pm
The Labor Party has endorsed a number of prominent lower house candidates for the March 2013 State election.March 20, 2012, 1:50 pm
A diver who swam 8km to shore in rough seas after losing contact with his boat off Two Rocks yesterday fought severe leg cramps and vomiting to make it to safety.March 20, 2012, 1:39 pm
Despite his recent return to full training, Fremantle midfielder David Mundy is likely to fall just short in his bid to make the start of the AFL season.March 20, 2012, 1:24 pm
Representatives from the Los Angeles Police are in Perth investigating the WA Police-designed Concept car.March 20, 2012, 11:47 am
Update, 1pm: The brother of convicted serial paedophile Dennis McKenna who worked at the same Katanning boarding hostel sexually abused a teenage girl in a spa at his house while his wife was in hospital having a baby and raped another girl on a school bus, a Perth court was told today.March 20, 2012, 11:33 am
A Balgo woman was hit by a car as she attempted to cross a busy road in Broome last night.March 20, 2012, 11:33 am
Lawyers representing more than 100 victims of the devastating 2009 Toodyay bushfire will continue mediation talks with their Western Power counterparts within the next three months in a bid to settle a multi-million dollar lawsuit.March 20, 2012, 11:17 am
Premier Colin Barnett has slammed the Federal Government’s mining tax, calling it discriminatory and an example of the commonwealth trying to hold back the advance of his State.March 20, 2012, 11:09 am
A huge crowd has turned out to watch eleven-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater as he begins his Telstra Drug Aware Pro campaign in Margaret River today.March 20, 2012, 10:57 am
Premier Colin Barnett has denounced fellow Liberal MP Don Randall over his scathing attack on WA Police Minister Rob Johnson, saying his comments were “not befitting of a member of parliament” and had led him to cancel an event with him.March 20, 2012, 10:31 am
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