The country's biggest pubs operator, Woolworths-backed ALH Group, has this afternoon wrapped up its acquisition of the failed Compass Hotel Group's portfolio of pubs, less than three months after striking a deal to buy the assets out of receivership.November 28, 2011, 1:00 pm
Six work-related deaths in 20 days has spurred the safety watchdog to urge people to take care as the festive season approaches.November 29, 2011, 2:20 am
Calls for a national pharmaceutical database have grown louder after 52 fatal drug overdoses in WA this year involving prescription medication - almost four times the number of heroin deaths.November 29, 2011, 2:05 am
Update: WorkSafe is investigating whether smoke from a bushfire contributed to a quad bike crash that left a 25-year-old man in a critical condition in hospital.November 28, 2011, 7:30 pm
A Broome man is scheduled to appear in court next week charged with wilfully lighting a fire near an aged care facility.November 28, 2011, 4:18 pm
Lobby group GetUp has launched a new video in a bid to get this weekend's ALP national conference to endorse gay marriage.November 28, 2011, 2:52 pm
The Water Corporation will spend $500 million over ten years "drought-proofing" Perth, embattled Water Minister Bill Marmion announced today.November 28, 2011, 2:04 pm
A man who police allege stole and sold more than 700 animals has been charged by police.November 28, 2011, 2:03 pm
An Aboriginal corporation in the Pilbara says Fortescue Metals Group security officers blocked elders from inspecting threatened sacred sites on traditional land.November 28, 2011, 1:33 pm
A division one Lotto winner who bought their ticket in Waikiki has yet to claim their $1.3 million prize.November 28, 2011, 12:50 pm
The head of the State Government agency responsible for last week’s Margaret River fire has refused to accept it was a mistake to relight a prescribed burn which sparked the disaster.November 28, 2011, 11:51 am
The man whose body was found at a Midland business this morning is believed to have died on Friday.November 28, 2011, 10:39 am
Australian wages grew around 4 per cent, on average, last financial year, a private sector survey shows.November 28, 2011, 9:47 am
An American man who police say viewed child pornography in the first class area of a flight has been arrested.November 28, 2011, 9:13 am
A 49-year-old man will appear in court today after allegedly going on a rampage against his former partner and her new boyfriend in the middle of the city yesterday.November 28, 2011, 8:11 am
Mirrabooka detectives are searching for a man who tried to rob a group of youths at knife-point in Balcatta yesterday.November 28, 2011, 7:21 am
Major crash squad officers will investigate separate traffic incidents yesterday in which two people have died.November 28, 2011, 7:04 am
The RAC fears Perth could be left with an inadequate public transport system by the end of the decade unless the State Government fast-tracks its network plans.November 28, 2011, 3:54 am
"Who is the greater fool. He who cannot understand or he who cannot make himself understood?"November 28, 2011, 3:42 am
West Australians should be more worried about the risk of skin cancer than the need to "top up" vitamin D levels, an expert group has found.November 28, 2011, 3:35 am
Today's forecast: Mostly sunny
9° - 21°
Report reveals WA has second highest rate of clandestine laboratory detections in Australia. #perthnews http://t.co/fChB76qLyQ
Skydiver critical after Pilbara crash. #perthnews http://t.co/DeiQ6sTkr8
Drenching interrupts dry season. #perthnews http://t.co/ma4IexXxnT
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