As houses torched by a botched controlled burn continued to smoulder yesterday, Environment Minister Bill Marmion told victims he was "happy to apologise for anyone who feels they need an apology".November 26, 2011, 2:49 am
A helicopter capable of dumping 1400 litres of water at a time sat idle during this week's bushfires outbreak, despite offers to lease it to the State Government.November 26, 2011, 2:48 am
Longstanding divisions over the merits of prescribed burns have surfaced in the wake of the Margaret River bushfire disaster, with experts at odds over whether they increase or reduce the risks of catastrophes.November 26, 2011, 2:47 am
Residents taken back to see their destroyed homes yesterday could liken it only to a warzone.November 26, 2011, 2:40 am
Gnarabup man Jesse Gath admits what he did to save beloved cat Paris sounds like animal cruelty.November 26, 2011, 2:39 am
British backpackers Laura Hay and Laura Turnball were among dozens of backpackers left stranded when they were evacuated from the Margaret River Resort, near Gnarabup on Thursday.November 26, 2011, 2:38 am
Leading WA businessman Michael Chaney has told of his shock and sadness after his heritage-listed home was almost destroyed in the fire.November 26, 2011, 2:37 am
Gnarabup couple Tyler and Delvene Hardesty lost their business on Wednesday and were waiting at the evacuation centre yesterday to learn whether they still had a home.November 26, 2011, 2:36 am
The Department of Immigration is investigating allegations of persistent visa rorts involving the multibillion-dollar Gorgon gas project.November 26, 2011, 2:30 am
A Perth man once charged with people smuggling has been working as a guard at an immigration detention centre for the past year.November 26, 2011, 2:20 am
Builders, estate agents and developers are using unprecedented measures to attract customers with incentives such as free iPads, cars and even homes.November 26, 2011, 2:10 am
The South West towns of Dunsborough and Busselton are bracing for an onslaught of leavers this weekend as fires shut down large swathes of accommodation further south.November 25, 2011, 6:25 pm
More than 100 workers have downed tools on a major construction project over union claims of visa rorts and the exploitation of migrant workers.November 25, 2011, 4:34 pm
A possum found by a Wallcliff fire crew yesterday is looking a lot brighter today.November 25, 2011, 4:22 pm
The Rottnest Island Authority Board has confirmed that Pinctada Rottnest Island Resort and Spa Pty Ltd has terminated its bid for the hotel development opportunity at Longreach Bay.November 25, 2011, 3:50 pm
A WA Liberal MP has claimed Australians are unknowingly being converted to Islam by eating Halal meat.November 25, 2011, 3:50 pm
Update, 6.20pm The all-clear has been given for a bushfire which started in the northern part of Toodyay.November 25, 2011, 3:21 pm
Update, 2.30pm: Four beaches on Rottnest Island have been reopened after a shark sighting 500m from shore earlier today.November 25, 2011, 2:30 pm
West Coast draftees Fraser McInnes and Murray Newman have targeted AFL football next season but are under no illusions as to the amount of work ahead of them over the summer if they are to achieve their respective goals.November 25, 2011, 2:25 pm
Update, 3.30pm: A man has died after he was hit by a small front-end loader in Innaloo this afternoon.November 25, 2011, 1:57 pm
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