Update, 10.30pm: A bushfire burning near the Perth Airport is now under control.January 4, 2012, 1:39 pm
A bushfire advice notice has been issued for the Gleneagles area while fire crews battle at least three fires in the area.January 4, 2012, 1:21 pm
The crisis with whaling protest ship Brigitte Bardot has escalated with its damaged pontoon falling off in heavy seas and most of the crew evacuated.January 4, 2012, 1:19 pm
Two workmates - the first hoon drivers charged after being caught by the Mitchell Freeway's new fixed speed camera - pleaded guilty to reckless driving today and were each fined $1000.January 4, 2012, 12:16 pm
Fremantle are planning to turn Hayden Ballantyne into a genuine midfielder starting from next month’s pre-season NAB Cup.January 4, 2012, 12:11 pm
Two Morley brothers charged with assaulting a 21-year-old man who had a big chunk of his bitten off in the alleged attack at a Northbridge nightspot intend to fight the charges, a Perth court was told today.January 4, 2012, 11:53 am
A person has been injured in a horse riding accident in Popanyinning, north of Narrogin.January 4, 2012, 10:44 am
Australian shares rose to a three-week high, led by the big miners, after strong economic data from the US and Europe sparked a rally in metals prices.January 4, 2012, 9:28 am
The family of music icon Molly Meldrum is preparing his fans for the reality that he will be in care for "a considerable amount of time" after incorrect reports stated he had been moved out of intensive care.January 4, 2012, 8:09 am
A man suing Pepsi Co after he claimed to find a dead mouse in a can of Mountain Dew has been told the drink would have dissolved the carcass too quickly.January 4, 2012, 7:04 am
Update, 6.30pm: A fire burning in Perth’s northern suburbs has been contained and is now under control.January 4, 2012, 5:06 am
While other mothers rushed around shopping centres or wrapped presents, Tonia Brazier-Peaple spent the week before Christmas learning how to improve her young daughter's sleeping habits.January 4, 2012, 5:00 am
New research has come closer to settling the age-old argument between parents on whether there is a right way to put a baby to sleep.January 4, 2012, 4:59 am
Fifteen-year-old Hale School student and treble singer William Huxtable can't wait for his voice to break. Since 2008, he's been hitting the high notes in St George's Cathedral Choir, where he's the current holder of the Grace Cathedral medal, awarded to the choir's best singer.January 4, 2012, 4:22 am
UPDATE: 2.40PM The man held by police after the death of an eight-year-old girl in outback WA has been charged with a firearm offence.January 4, 2012, 4:16 am
Who let the dogs out? Snoop Dogg and the sniffer dogs, that is.January 4, 2012, 3:48 am
The parents of a young Heathridge man who died in a crash on New Year's Eve have been overwhelmed by the number of people whose lives were touched by their son.January 4, 2012, 3:33 am
The owners of a Perth newsagency have had a stellar start to 2012 after winning almost $200,000 in the New Year's Eve Megadraw.January 4, 2012, 3:20 am
Scientists are baffled by the sighting of a 6m whale shark off Leighton beach.January 4, 2012, 3:17 am
Authorities fear the number of boat people heading for Australia will spiral out of control after Indonesia confirmed it would relax travel restrictions on citizens from major asylum-seeker countries.January 4, 2012, 3:09 am
Today's forecast: Possible shower
10° - 16°
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