Cocos Islands residents fear a large loss of life if Australia-bound Tamil asylum seekers continue their ploy of sailing direct from Sri Lanka.August 2, 2012, 3:40 am
It has become the place athletes turn to for solace, inspiration and support. Where they share their emotions, their gratitude or simply their favourite shade of nail polish.August 2, 2012, 4:00 am
To true-blue Aussies, slapping the Union Jack on a footy jumper may seem to be a bizarre, if not controversial, move.August 2, 2012, 3:30 am
US President Barack Obama could base a carrier strike group at Rockingham, complete with nine squadrons of warplanes and two nuclear submarines, as part of efforts to counter the rise of China, a major report for the US military says.August 2, 2012, 3:15 am
The son of a prominent Albany businessman siphoned up to $1 million to fuel his drug habit, the District Court was told yesterday.August 2, 2012, 3:05 am
As the clocked ticked past midnight yesterday, a pregnant mare lay down in the paddock at Mungrup Stud and triggered an alarm, warning staff she was going into labour.August 2, 2012, 3:00 am
The deaths of three Perth high school students in the past week have provoked calls for better awareness of mental illness and its role in teen suicide.August 2, 2012, 2:50 am
Premier Colin Barnett wants to challenge the Department of Fisheries and other experts who say shark nets will not work in WA.August 2, 2012, 2:40 am
Colin Barnett has defended a 60 per cent rise in the number of gambling tables and 35 per cent increase in gambling machines at the Burswood Entertainment Complex.August 2, 2012, 2:30 am
The Barnett Government has backed a big expansion of the Burswood Entertainment Complex's gambling operations as part of a deal to deliver a new $568 million hotel for Perth touted as Australia's first six-star property.August 2, 2012, 2:29 am
The sale of 5.8ha of Crown land to Burswood has sealed the fate of the Burswood Park Golf Course, which is set to close in the first quarter of next year.August 2, 2012, 2:28 am
For the first time in about a decade, there appears to be an appetite among property developers to build hotels in Perth.August 2, 2012, 2:27 am
Police deliberately tailored a re-enactment of Corryn Rayney's Kings Park burial to fit a theory that Lloyd Rayney was the culprit, the barrister's defence team suggested yesterday.August 2, 2012, 2:20 am
Lloyd Rayney may have used a delay in letting police search his Como home a month after his wife's death so he could hide a listening device he used to secretly screen her phone calls, prosecutors claim.August 2, 2012, 2:19 am
A forensic police officer who took two liquidambar seed pods found in Corryn Rayney's hair to and from the WA Herbarium said he tried to preserve the integrity of the evidence.August 2, 2012, 2:18 am
Police want the court's permission to re-examine Lloyd Rayney's seized computers and other electronic devices because an expert report did not answer a raft of questions.August 2, 2012, 2:17 am
Ambulances were forced to wait outside busy Perth hospitals for a record 2156 hours last month, including an unprecedented 151 hours on Monday, according to St John Ambulance.August 2, 2012, 2:10 am
West Australian Taylor Worth has trounced world No.1 Brady Ellison from the United States to advance to the last 16 of the Olympic men’s archery competition.August 2, 2012, 1:02 am
Traffic is backed up on the Roe Highway after an oil tanker became bogged on the side of the road.August 1, 2012, 4:45 pm
The liquidambar seed pods found in Corryn Rayney’s hair were back in the spotlight today as one of a line of police officers took to the stand in Lloyd Rayney's murder trial today.August 1, 2012, 3:51 pm
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