The bidding war for a Perth-based team in an expanded National Rugby League competition has turned dirty with the two rivals embroiled in a battle of words.June 28, 2012, 6:48 am
In an unusual twist to morning peak hour traffic, motorists are being forced to evade hundreds of toilet rolls strewed across the Graham Farmer Freeway.June 28, 2012, 7:02 am
Fremantle forward Chris Mayne has defended controversial teammate Hayden Ballantyne, declaring that the firebrand would be "an excellent" addition to the team to tackle Collingwood at the MCG on Saturday.June 28, 2012, 6:46 am
West Coast coach John Worsfold says his team's handball skills have risen to a new level this year.June 28, 2012, 6:45 am
Murdoch University faces a massive shake-up that will almost halve the number of schools and slash the number of degrees on offer.June 28, 2012, 6:25 am
Lifesavers from Perth have swapped the surf for red dirt and crocodiles on a Kimberley tour giving country children first aid and water safety skills.June 28, 2012, 6:25 am
David and Irene Ackerman aren't holidaying in the Greek Islands this year - they're staying on Rottnest instead.June 28, 2012, 6:20 am
Beastman, Creepy and Numskull, all big names in Australian street art, are bringing graffiti in from the cold at Form Gallery in Perth.June 28, 2012, 6:10 am
Australians and New Zealanders have been awarded the dubious title of the world's biggest recreational drug users.June 28, 2012, 5:41 am
Rob Powdrill fought for a kickboxing world title in France earlier this year, but tomorrow night he might need more than just world-class kickboxing.June 28, 2012, 5:21 am
Backpack and Fingers are normal mates in so many ways.June 28, 2012, 3:49 am
Sharks, coral and other marine life have been found entangled or starved to death in a 5km-long, 14-tonne "ghost net" believed discarded from an illegal fishing vessel at the Rowley Shoals.June 28, 2012, 3:36 am
The new Rottnest Island Authority head, local marketing and advertising guru John Driscoll, wants to promote the island so strongly that it features on the itinerary of every visitor to WA.June 28, 2012, 3:19 am
The first 84 asylum seekers were moved into the new detention centre at Northam yesterday.June 28, 2012, 3:00 am
Julia Gillard has demanded the Senate backs her revived Malaysian Solution today after another asylum seeker tragedy yesterday claimed more lives in treacherous waters north of Christmas Island.June 28, 2012, 3:00 am
In the end, WA Liberal Mal Washer was prepared to cross the floor to give the Gillard Labor Government some chance of enacting its Malaysian Solution.June 28, 2012, 3:00 am
Almost 400 asylum seekers have died attempting to get to Australia since the inconclusive 2010 election.June 28, 2012, 3:00 am
An asylum seeker who was on the boat that sank off Indonesia last week has described the horror of seeing bodies floating in the water around him as he waited to be rescued.June 28, 2012, 3:00 am
The carbon tax has been blamed for planned increases to Perth train, bus and ferry fares that exceed the inflation rate.June 28, 2012, 2:55 am
Two WA Liberals fought back tears yesterday during the emotional parliamentary debate on offshore processing.June 28, 2012, 2:55 am
Today's forecast: Mostly sunny
15° - 25°
UPDATE: A 19-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a 57-year-old woman in her home. #PerthNews http://t.co/x629wAo12B
Premier Colin Barnett won't be rushed on new laws. #PerthNews http://t.co/dQ2gJYSC5r
Cook out. Bowled Johnson, 3. England 1/9. http://t.co/E5GvQn4vKV #ashes
Premier flags tough new line on sharks. 'Protection of human life comes first.' http://t.co/dU3g9h8pZE #perthnews
Corrupt uni lecturer avoids jail after admitting he took thousands of dollars in bribes. #PerthNews http://t.co/bgC8AEBizi
Australia declares at 9/570. #ashes http://t.co/E5GvQn4vKV
Do you have a story for us to investigate?
'The West Australian' is a trademark of West Australian Newspapers Limited 2013.
All rights reserved.
Select your state to see news for your area.