It was such a sombre mood among the WA Labor camp on election night that one of the only cheers from the crowd came when an image of the party’s leader appeared on the television.March 9, 2013, 8:19 pm
Pizzas by the hundreds were ordered, the balloons were standing proudly to attention, and the mood at the Sea View Golf Club in Colin Barnett’s heartland of Cottesloe was a combination of New Year’s Eve and a raucous 70th birthday party.March 9, 2013, 8:05 pm
Attempting to become only the second non-Labor Pilbara MP since World War II, Nationals leader Brendon Grylls made his way across the region today in an attempt to pick up last minute votes.March 9, 2013, 5:09 pm
Colin Barnett is set to be re-elected as Premier as West Australians go to the polls today, with his Government expected to win with an increased parliamentary majority.March 9, 2013, 2:40 am
Labor has turned to theatrics in a bid to ensure the Liberals’ unfulfilled public transport pledges involving Ellenbook remain fresh in voters’ minds when they head to the polls tomorrow.March 8, 2013, 12:37 pm
The Liberals can deliver a new AFL stadium in Perth three years earlier than the opposition, Premier Colin Barnett says.March 8, 2013, 12:18 pm
The WA Liberal party has been returned to government in an election that was over before it begun, according to a bookmaker.March 8, 2013, 10:11 am
Premier Colin Barnett and his opponent Mark McGowan have taken to the road for the final day of campaigning ahead of Saturday’s state election.March 8, 2013, 9:21 am
Labor has set itself on a collision course with the timber industry and Forestry Minister Terry Redman after vowing to reduce logging in the South West's native forests if it wins the election.March 8, 2013, 6:05 am
A strong Greens voice in the Upper House would be particularly important if the State Government was returned in the Lower House at the weekend, senior Greens MLC Giz Watson said yesterday.March 8, 2013, 6:02 am
Labor leader Mark McGowan pointed yesterday to the Joondalup and Mandurah train lines getting 'tens of thousands of cars' off roads as evidence of why his Metronet would solve Perth's congestion crisis.March 8, 2013, 3:45 am
The Liberal Party's election commitments would add $1.2 billion to State debt over the four-year Budget period, rising to more than $1.7 billion if Premier Colin Barnett keeps his promise to hold electricity prices "at or around the rate of inflation", according to Treasury.March 8, 2013, 1:58 am
The Liberal Party’s spending commitments would add an extra $1.2 billion to State debt over and above existing projections in the current budget cycle while eroding future budget surpluses by $617 million to June 2016, according to WA Treasury.March 7, 2013, 4:38 pm
The Community and Public Sector Union says it will hold off on potential industrial action until after the State election.March 7, 2013, 3:47 pm
A strong Green voice in the upper house will be particularly important if the Barnett Government is returned in the lower house at the weekend, senior Greens MLC Giz Watson said today.March 7, 2013, 2:35 pm
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