One of WA's biggest timber mills is preparing to close its doors and sack half its workers, sparking a stoush between industry players and the State Government over logging quotas.40 minutes ago
Mining giant Rio Tinto has inked a major land use deal with traditional owners in Roebourne, in a move that has shone a light on a related messy native title dispute involving its rival Fortescue Metals Group.29 minutes ago
Two WA dairies - including the State's biggest single producer - have hit the wall, raising fears about the future of the industry and fresh milk supplies.30 minutes ago
Indonesia may still be considered a developing nation but the archipelago has produced a talented pool of swimmers determined to compete at an elite level.32 minutes ago
The Barnett Government is refusing to come clean about the extent of losses to taxpayers flowing from a disastrous decision to refurbish the 47-year-old Muja A and B coal-fired power plants in Collie.33 minutes ago
Hawa Hassan had been in a Kenyan refugee camp for one year when she was handed a small tree and told to plant it in the temporary settlement to create some shade.43 minutes ago
WA health chiefs say they have yet to work through the impact of the State Government's salary cap directive on its workforce while refusing to rule out the prospect of needing a $150 million Budget top-up.1 hour, 3 minutes ago
Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest has urged companies and wealthy individuals to hold their nerve and maintain their support for the arts through tighter economic times.1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Criminal gangs are illegally harvesting WA sandalwood, making millions of dollars on the black market.1 hour, 20 minutes ago
People living in Perth's southern corridor of Kwinana, Rockingham and Mandurah rate the worst in the country for putting off attending a GP or dentist because of cost.June 20, 2013, 2:40 am
The Gillard Government's tough approach to asylum seekers is doing nothing to slow the number of boats arriving and may be encouraging more women and children to board rickety vessels for Australia, Labor and Opposition MPs have warned.June 20, 2013, 2:30 am
Wine producer Maree Saraceni has vowed to find a new vineyard home in the South West for the Saracen Estates winemaking business after revealing yesterday it will operate from its Perth office for the foreseeable future.June 20, 2013, 2:30 am
In the face of ballooning waiting times and growing anger among novice drivers, the Government has attempted to streamline its driving test booking system by sending it online.June 20, 2013, 2:10 am
The East Kimberley town of Halls Creek is facing a radical overhaul of its welfare system in what would be a WA first.June 20, 2013, 2:01 am
KABUL (AFP) - The Afghan government on Wednesday lashed out at US efforts to broker peace with the Taliban, suspending crucial security talks with Washington and threatening to boycott prospective contacts with the insurgents in Qatar.June 19, 2013, 9:18 pm
The man was studying at TAFE to become a teacher's assistant and a few days before his arrest, he had started his practical assessment at a high school in the northern suburbs.June 19, 2013, 4:21 pm
The ACTU says Prime Minister Julia Gillard's government has a great record and its president Dave Oliver is urging MPs to get behind her.June 19, 2013, 3:57 pm
The Wirrlu-Murra Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation says it didn't authorise a land use deal between Rio Tinto and YAC in WA's Pilbara.June 19, 2013, 3:38 pm
More than $23 million in public sector fraud was investigated by West Australian police in just two years, a new report has revealed, and corruption within government agencies is increasing.June 19, 2013, 2:19 pm
The mother of a toddler who died after being found inside a washing machine regularly tied the boy's bedroom door shut for "time out", with an inquest into the puzzling death told the home had been so "appalling" that it wasn't fit for animals.June 19, 2013, 2:15 pm
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