Singleton volunteer firefighter Laurie Drage has told how a "sheet of flames went right over the top of us" as he sheltered with about 60 people at Gnarabup beach yesterday.November 25, 2011, 9:09 am
A Victorian company used aggressive and deceptive sales techniques and offered gifts to pressure junior public servants into paying $415,000 too much for toner cartridges which Government agencies did not need, a Corruption and Crime Commission report has revealed.November 25, 2011, 10:42 am
The family who helped restore historic Wallcliffe House which was destroyed in the Margaret River fires yesterday have described its destruction and the situation in the South West as "devastating".November 25, 2011, 10:38 am
Firefighters have managed to control a fire at a bikie clubhouse in Osborne Park this morning.November 25, 2011, 9:06 am
A couple had their honeymoon ruined after their home was burgled and their two cars stolen while they were away.November 25, 2011, 8:35 am
A man has thrown a loaded semi-automatic handgun into a paddock before being arrested by WA Transport Police yesterday.November 25, 2011, 8:32 am
A factory fire in Kewdale burnt for 45 minutes this morning, with a think plume of black smoke going into the sky.November 25, 2011, 8:30 am
UPDATE: 6PM A bushfire watch and act remains for south of Nannup in the Lake Jasper and Donnelly River areas.November 25, 2011, 6:53 am
Country football clubs are at risk of collapse under the weight of increasing player payments and a decreasing rural population, according to a report.November 25, 2011, 3:49 am
Saori Jones arrived at the women's refuge in June last year with her two small children, frightened for her safety and theirs.November 25, 2011, 3:36 am
WA police have made a raft of changes to domestic violence policies following an internal review of a case where a woman's body was hidden in a house while refuge staff pleaded with officers to look for her.November 25, 2011, 3:31 am
The Australian Recording Industry Association needs to put local talent before television producers and overseas stars at their biggest awards night, according to one commentator still angered by the train wreck of last year's ceremony.November 25, 2011, 3:22 am
Luke Adams has urged the parents of injured footballer Warrick Proudlove to never give up hope as their 19-year-old son recovers from a car accident.November 25, 2011, 3:10 am
Pete Fabrici survived the devastating Prevelly fire by using scuba gear to stay at the bottom of a swimming pool as the inferno raged.November 25, 2011, 3:00 am
Environment Minister Bill Marmion says he accepts “the buck stops with me” after he toured fire-ravaged Margaret River communities.November 25, 2011, 2:50 am
The State Government agency which conducted the Margaret River prescribed burn has defended its decision.November 25, 2011, 2:49 am
A fierce bushfire that threatened homes and forced a high school near the Hills suburb of Martin to be evacuated yesterday was one of a string of dangerous blazes that stretched firefighters across WA.November 25, 2011, 2:48 am
The minister responsible for the department being blamed over the destructive Margaret River fire has had to defend his response to the disaster.November 25, 2011, 2:47 am
Update, 5.30pm: Not many people get the chance to start again from scratch, Garrath Stewart wryly observed after visiting the smoking ruins of his home, lost in the Margaret River bushfire.November 25, 2011, 2:40 am
Prevelly would normally be packed with school leavers and surfies, soaking up the sun and sand at the mouth of Margaret River.November 25, 2011, 2:38 am
Today's forecast: Mostly sunny
9° - 21°
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