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.1 hour, 0 minutes ago
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.56 minutes ago
Michelle de Kretser's Questions of Travel has taken out this year's Miles Franklin prize and has been described as a "rich and ambitious but engaging" work.1 hour, 10 minutes ago
Booze has not always been the best influence in the life of Treasurer Troy Buswell.1 hour, 16 minutes ago
A crane is at the scene of a truck rollover in Hope Valley this afternoon.1 hour, 39 minutes ago
A disastrous refurbishment of a 47-year-old electricity generation plant at Verve’s Muja Power Station near Collie could see taxpayer losses exceed $250 million.1 hour, 41 minutes ago
WA health chiefs say they have yet to work through the impact of the State Government' salary cap directive on its workforce while refusing to rule out the prospect of needing a $150 million Budget top-up.1 hour, 52 minutes ago
After posting a 1-0 win over Iraq to book a World Cup berth, the Socceroos have celebrated with fans at a public reception in Sydney.1 hour, 54 minutes ago
St Kilda have suspended forward Stephen Milne after he was charged with rape.June 19, 2013, 1:09 pm
Brian Burke was back in court on Wednesday, pleading not guilty to insider trading charges that were laid after the CCC tapped his phone.June 19, 2013, 12:40 pm
A Perth radio presenter has apologised for accusing TV personality Charlotte Dawson of faking a suicide attempt.June 19, 2013, 12:24 pm
Four people have been charged over the importation of more than 35kg of methylamphetamine hidden in ceramic tiles from China have appeared briefly in a Perth court.June 19, 2013, 12:09 pm
The new News Corp has had an inglorious debut on the Australian sharemarket, with its stock falling.June 19, 2013, 11:40 am
Facebook has gone down briefly, offering the world a brief and horrific glimpse of what life would look like without the social networking giant.June 19, 2013, 11:12 am
The Australian Greens want Aboriginal rock art in WA's Burrup Peninsula to be protected and are pushing for the area to be given world heritage status.June 19, 2013, 11:00 am
Police have charged a second man over a serious crash in Safety Bay on Saturday night.June 19, 2013, 10:26 am
Security screening staff are rallying at Qantas terminals around Australia in support of Perth airport colleagues who have been locked out of their jobs during a wage dispute.June 19, 2013, 10:17 am
A 27-year-old off-road motorcycle rider was tasered after allegedly fleeing from police in Gosnells last night.June 19, 2013, 9:38 am
Australian scientists have re-created a series of super-sized bugs in a Melbourne lab - but don't worry, they're just for research purposes.June 19, 2013, 9:36 am
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