They were a few moments of white-knuckle terror the likes of which most people would never take on willingly - but Dan Ryan had braced himself.1 hour, 33 minutes ago
WA Treasury has cut more than $2 billion from State revenue forecasts since February's pre-election financial update.1 hour, 42 minutes ago
Colin Barnett says companies that hired too many workers too quickly should shoulder some blame for the high cost of doing business in WA, which has contributed to the mining slowdown.1 hour, 46 minutes ago
WA faces a "bumpy" landing from the mining slowdown that could mean more unemployment, slower growth and the State Government forced to either cut spending or raise taxes, economists warn.1 hour, 47 minutes ago
Children's Court president Denis Reynolds wants to be able to decide if teenagers who share or post online sexually explicit images of people aged under 16 should go on to the child-sex offenders' register.1 hour, 53 minutes ago
Senior police have been told to rein in overtime, prompting concerns from the WA Police Union that frontline services will be affected.May 20, 2013, 2:20 am
The price of fruit and vegetables in Perth is rising faster than for snacks and confectionery, prompting warnings of a worsening nutrition crisis.May 20, 2013, 2:10 am
A vaccine against the debilitating Ross River virus could soon be a reality as an Australian trial reaches its third and final stage.May 20, 2013, 2:04 am
Patients are missing out on new medicines with the number of new drugs added to Australia's taxpayer-subsidised scheme slumping to a 20-year low, drug makers claim.May 20, 2013, 2:01 am
KARACHI (AFP) - Under tight security, Pakistani officials Sunday held a repeat election in a district of violence-plagued Karachi, despite the killing of a senior politician in the city the day before.May 19, 2013, 9:59 pm
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon added yet another player to his AFL side's burgeoning injury list, but he isn't interested in complaining about the Dockers' plight.May 19, 2013, 3:41 pm
The cross-country battle over billions in transport funding for WA continues, with federal infrastructure minister Anthony Albanese bluntly telling Premier Colin Barnett it is time to act on his election promises.May 19, 2013, 3:40 pm
Some consider football to be a way of life. At Roebourne Regional Prison, the game is changing lives.May 19, 2013, 3:22 pm
UPDATE 3:15PM A man helping police with inquiries into the death of a woman in Narrogin at the weekend will be flown to Perth for treatment at RPH while under police guard.May 19, 2013, 3:15 pm
Prime Minister Julia Gillard says schools around the country will lose $16.2 billion over six years if the Gonski funding deal is dumped.May 19, 2013, 2:54 pm
More than 1200 patched members of the Rebels bikie gang are planning to travel to WA for the club's annual national run, sparking the biggest police security operation since the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2011.May 19, 2013, 2:25 pm
A narrow ash plume extends several hundreds of kilometres southeast from the remote Pavlof Volcano, which is 1000km southwest of Anchorage.May 19, 2013, 2:02 pm
Rolf Harris thanked his fans for their support during his first live performance in the UK since his arrest, according to reports.May 19, 2013, 1:18 pm
The RAC Rescue has been sent to a motorbike crash on Toodyay Road, near the intersection of Aspen Road, in Gidgegannup.May 19, 2013, 1:05 pm
The search continues for Canberra man Rob Shugg, four days after he disappeared and his wife died while snorkelling in WA.May 19, 2013, 12:06 pm
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Fed infrastructure minister Anthony Albanese tells Barnett it's time to act on his election promises. http://t.co/AEuUpZlv0c #perthnews
Search for missing snorkeler Rob Shugg continues off WA coast. Quad bikes and divers resume today. http://t.co/MOz2cG1wk1 #perthnews
Gibb River Rd cyclist is airlifted from gruelling event after having heart attack. http://t.co/XF4Tn3yy0g #perthnews
Knife-wielding thieves rob pizza guy of the lot. http://t.co/jkOgzyk8lv #perthnews
Ocean Reef residents woken by crashing and thumping sounds of stolen ATM being towed down the road. http://t.co/ZhxP5JFBjO #perthnews
Discovery of woman's body in Narrogin adds to WA's dreadful week. Six suspicious deaths in week. http://t.co/UIRRXJFVgl #perthnews #narrogin
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