Five years after 19-year-old Lawrence Dix was shot dead in the driveway of his family's Bunbury home, his mother Annette has set out to change the way the justice system treats victims.July 13, 2012, 4:20 am
WA has one of the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections in the nation, with the rates for chlamydia and gonorrhoea about 30 per cent higher than the national average, figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show.July 13, 2012, 5:15 am
Perth motorists need to be re-educated to allow more travelling time when driving around the city, according to Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi.July 13, 2012, 4:30 am
A six-month police operation has uncovered an alleged network of mid-level drug dealers accused of swapping stolen property for drugs.July 13, 2012, 4:10 am
WA's health chief has blamed the State's alarming GP shortage for the surge in flu patients going to hospital emergency departments.July 13, 2012, 4:00 am
Production is due to begin within six weeks on the adaptation of The Turning, with a stellar line-up of Australian talent set to bring Tim Winton's acclaimed book of short stories to the big screen.July 13, 2012, 3:40 am
WA's status as the engine room of the national economy has been underlined by figures showing that the State created more than 50,000 jobs in the past year as others struggled with rising unemployment queues.July 13, 2012, 3:30 am
West Coast players brought a smile yesterday to the faces of Mt Lawley Primary School pupils whose historic school was destroyed by fire this week.July 13, 2012, 2:55 am
Air crash investigators will spend the next three days on Broome's Cable Beach trying to determine why a light aircraft speared into sand dunes just moments after take-off on Wednesday night, killing its recently engaged pilot.July 13, 2012, 2:45 am
The contrast at the scene was stark.July 13, 2012, 2:43 am
Young, fit and good-looking and living in the tropical paradise of Broome with a beautiful fiancee on his arm, pilot Adam Gaffney seemed to have the world at his feet.July 13, 2012, 2:41 am
Armadale is so plagued by alcohol-related violence and drink-driving that it could not cope with a new licensed venue, a senior health bureaucrat has warned.July 13, 2012, 2:35 am
Half of WA drinkers admit they are consuming alcohol at levels risky for long-term harm, with men almost twice as likely to be overdoing it than women, according to new health snapshot.July 13, 2012, 2:33 am
State Labor is planning to recapture the success of its 2001 ban on old-growth logging with a new forest policy that could include a halt to all native logging or ban the felling of jarrah.July 13, 2012, 2:25 am
Two more Perth councils are interested in outlawing plastic shopping bags, according to the City of Fremantle, which yesterday unveiled draft laws to ban retailers from giving the bags to shoppers.July 13, 2012, 2:15 am
Australians' love affair with online shopping is delivering hundreds of millions of dollars to criminals on the back of a surge in credit and debit card fraud.July 13, 2012, 2:05 am
A man has died after a road crash north-east of Perth this evening.July 12, 2012, 6:18 pm
Adam Gaffney was the young pilot that tragically lost his life in a plane crash in Broome last night.July 12, 2012, 6:00 pm
Allegations of bullying and sexual abuse at another WA school hostel have been raised during final submissions to the Blaxell inquiry.July 12, 2012, 4:39 pm
A four-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after falling from his bike.July 12, 2012, 3:45 pm
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