WA's new Westpac Life Saver rescue helicopter got its first workout yesterday when five sharks were spotted along Perth's coast, forcing the closure of four beaches.December 20, 2011, 3:55 am
Perth barista Damon Wilkinson is on a mission to collect the city's unwanted and unloved bikes.December 20, 2011, 3:39 am
Premier Colin Barnett predicted yesterday the $30 billion gas processing precinct at James Price Point would go ahead despite Woodside Petroleum delaying its final investment decision for up to a year.December 20, 2011, 3:16 am
Australia's richest person, Perth's Gina Rinehart, is attempting to move her explosive legal battle with three of her four children into the High Court in a last-ditch attempt to keep the family feud secret.December 20, 2011, 3:06 am
Construction heavyweight Len Buckeridge has attacked a pay deal between the building union and Brookfield Multiplex, saying it gives "morons" who quit school at 14 knowing only how to spell their name more than some doctors.December 20, 2011, 3:00 am
Only one in seven Australian babies are exclusively breastfed for six months despite the latest advice that "breast is best" for that time.December 20, 2011, 2:59 am
Grotesque and miserable politicking by the nation's leaders is preventing Australia finding the necessary and effective deterrents to stop asylum seekers taking lethal risks on rickety boats.December 20, 2011, 2:49 am
Nazim Zahedi is the human face of the latest ill-fated asylum seeker boat tragedy.December 20, 2011, 2:47 am
Fifteen asylum seekers were found alive yesterday, two days after their Australia-bound boat capsized in rough Indonesian seas.December 20, 2011, 2:45 am
Police have intercepted about 100 children roaming Perth streets late at night since Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan launched an operation to crack down on juvenile crime.December 20, 2011, 2:35 am
With Australians about to give or get millions of dollars of unwanted presents, the St Vincent de Paul Society is asking for donations in lieu of a gift to make sure some of WA's most vulnerable people at least get something to open this Christmas.December 20, 2011, 2:27 am
WA's resources boom has given it a surplus of men as it strips the rest of the country of blokes in the prime of their lives searching for mining riches.December 20, 2011, 2:15 am
The Australian Human Rights Commission will take part in a WA inquest into the case of a Perth mother murdered by her estranged partner two months after he was released from jail.December 20, 2011, 2:05 am
The brother of a former News of the World showbusiness reporter who died after speaking out about phone hacking says they "shared a lot of secrets".December 19, 2011, 7:10 pm
Saab cars has filed for bankruptcy, a Swedish district court says, bringing to an end two years of efforts to rescue the iconic brand.December 19, 2011, 5:56 pm
UPDATE 5.30pm: A fire which started in a supermarket in Bayswater has been extinguished.December 19, 2011, 5:25 pm
Veteran defender Darren Glass will retain the captaincy of West Coast in AFL 2012.December 19, 2011, 4:26 pm
UPDATE 6.15pm: Dawood Waladbegi shakes and sobs, his heart broken as he reels in anguish at the prospect that he may never again see his wife and two young children.December 19, 2011, 2:06 pm
A Gosnells teenager charged over a violent attack on a train guard has had his night curfew suspended so he can go on Christmas holidays with his family.December 19, 2011, 1:42 pm
WA’s biggest cat haven will be forced to euthanise hundreds of kittens that were born to unsterilized cats during peak breeding season this spring.December 19, 2011, 1:25 pm
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Knife-wielding thieves rob pizza guy of the lot. http://t.co/jkOgzyk8lv #perthnews
Ocean Reef residents woken by crashing and thumping sounds of stolen ATM being towed down the road. http://t.co/ZhxP5JFBjO #perthnews
Discovery of woman's body in Narrogin adds to WA's dreadful week. Six suspicious deaths in week. http://t.co/UIRRXJFVgl #perthnews #narrogin
Woman charged after death of St James man http://t.co/nhsIBsHBWL #perthnews
Facebook is the biggest enemy facing WA schools, says a principal http://t.co/4jCVMcKcVB #perthnews
Demerits urged for low-level speeding http://t.co/diKPc1n1dT #perthnews
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