Tourism entrepreneur John Spence is throwing his hat back in the ring to build a luxury resort on Rottnest Island, revealing plans for hotel amenities that would also be open to non-guests if he won the tender.December 2, 2011, 3:00 am
Port Hedland shire council has approved a $150 million, 650-room hotel and apartment development that is expected to provide much needed accommodation for tourists and business people in the Pilbara's port city.December 2, 2011, 2:58 am
The teenage driver of a turbocharged car that fatally struck a young Perth mother when it veered onto a footpath would not have been allowed to get behind the wheel of the vehicle in most other States.December 2, 2011, 2:50 am
The husband of the woman who died after being hit by a car says their baby boy has been crying for his mother.December 2, 2011, 2:48 am
Workplace bullying and harassment cost the public sector almost $2.7 million last year after more than 100 public servants lodged workers compensation claims over repetitive assaults, threats, verbal harassment and abuse from co-workers.December 2, 2011, 2:40 am
One of WA's richest men has spent almost $50,000 of taxpayers' money flying between Perth and his holiday home in Broome over the past four years.December 2, 2011, 2:30 am
Let's face it folks. We've got some real niff-nuffs representing us in Canberra.December 2, 2011, 2:28 am
Many WA parents are failing to keep common over-the-counter medicines out of reach of toddlers, despite the drugs being the biggest cause of poisoning admissions to hospitals in under-fives.December 2, 2011, 2:20 am
Julia Gillard's withdrawal from a longstanding in-principle agreement that the Commonwealth would meet most native title compensation costs could derail the $750 million negotiations between WA's 30,000 Nyoongar people and the State Government over a land claim that stretches from Jurien Bay to Hopetoun.December 2, 2011, 2:10 am
Firefighters were yesterday still battling an out-of-control prescribed burn about 30km south of Nannup, which has burnt 30,000ha and damaged farms and wildlife.December 2, 2011, 12:22 am
ABC TV news reader Karina Carvalho will leave the Perth newsroom at the end of the year.December 1, 2011, 7:44 pm
An emergency warning has been issued for a bushfire burning south of Nannup.December 1, 2011, 7:30 pm
Update, 9.45am A bushfire is burning in the southern part of Banjup in the City of Cockburn, is under control.December 1, 2011, 5:25 pm
An 18-year-old Noranda man has been charged after his car hit a 25-year-old woman as she was pushing a pram carrying her baby boy in Maylands.December 1, 2011, 5:17 pm
A rescue operation is underway for a teenager who climbed to the top of a ledge at Serpentine Falls and was too scared to jump off.December 1, 2011, 4:34 pm
A senior police constable has been charged with reckless driving over an incident in which three police officers allegedly sped to get Jimmy Barnes to Saturday’s concert at Sandalford Estate.December 1, 2011, 4:10 pm
Billions of litres of fresh water from WA would be piped to the Eastern States under an audacious plan to save the Murray-Darling Basin system and its struggling farmers.December 1, 2011, 4:02 pm
A bushfire has broken out in the south eastern part of Whiteman Park in the City of Swan.December 1, 2011, 1:52 pm
Australian shares stacked on $28 billion in value today after united action by central banks across the globe injected much-needed liquidity into the world's staggering financial system, relieving investors' worst short-term fears.December 1, 2011, 1:38 pm
A man accused of couriering drugs from Sydney to Perth in a light aircraft has given an emotional testimony to Perth District Court, claiming he was under the thumb of underworld heavyweights to whom he owed a significant drug debt.December 1, 2011, 1:37 pm
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