Junior miners will enjoy a $150 million tax break to encourage exploration if the coalition wins the election.August 14, 2010, 9:21 am
Police will continue searching bushland in western Sydney on Friday for body parts belonging to a dumped torso.August 13, 2010, 8:10 am
The coalition's claims to be better economic managers are under assault after it promised extra retirement funds for military veterans, which will cost taxpayers $8 billion over the rest of the decade.August 13, 2010, 2:35 am
Both major parties launched education and training policies today aimed at keeping teenagers at school or in jobs.August 13, 2010, 2:30 am
The nation's unemployment rate pushed up to 5.3 per cent in July despite an extra 23,500 jobs being created through the month.August 12, 2010, 9:46 am
The coalition appears set to avoid scrutiny of almost $30 billion worth of its policies after saying it would not submit its plans to Treasury for vetting until the Gillard Government launched a Federal police inquiry into a departmental leak.August 12, 2010, 5:58 am
Tony Abbott will be regretting last night's town hall forum was not on prime time free-to-air television.August 11, 2010, 9:10 pm
Tony Abbott tapped deep-seated anger towards the NSW Labor Government in a town hall forum in western Sydney last night that could deliver him much-needed momentum in the final week of the Federal election campaign.August 11, 2010, 8:09 pm
Former treasurer Peter Costello did more harm than good by demanding Julia Gillard intervene to scrap an election advertisement he branded "deceptive", ad guru and TV panellist Russel Howcroft says.August 11, 2010, 2:44 pm
Sacked St Kilda AFL player Andrew Lovett has pleaded not guilty to rape after being committed to stand trial.August 11, 2010, 12:24 pm
The single largest bet of the election campaign, $200,000, has been placed on the ALP to win.August 11, 2010, 10:37 am
Consumer confidence is on the rise on the back of the Reserve Bank's decision to leave interest rates on hold.August 11, 2010, 8:43 am
The family of missing six-year-old Kiesha Abrahams deny they had any involvement in her disappearance.August 11, 2010, 7:17 am
Tony Abbott's economic credentials took another beating yesterday when he admitted there were "typos" in a policy document that was prepared by the coalition to attack the Government's spending promises.August 11, 2010, 6:11 am
Experts say the Opposition's broadband policy goes "back to the dark ages" after the coalition could not say how many Australians would get faster internet access under it.August 11, 2010, 6:10 am
The Federal Opposition has revived unsubstantiated claims that refugees have been using bribery and fraud to get visas from immigration officials employed locally in Australia's overseas missions.August 11, 2010, 2:25 am
Parents on welfare would be required to get their four-year-olds' health assessed by an accredited professional under an initiative to be unveiled by Labor today.August 11, 2010, 2:23 am
A man accused of firebombing an insurance office has changed his plea at the last minute, a Darwin court has heard.August 10, 2010, 11:09 am
Accountants, lawyers, scientists and other professionals will be given the chance to take a crash course to become a school teacher under a plan released by Julia Gillard today.August 10, 2010, 9:02 am
The best and brightest teachers would be rewarded with bonuses worth up to $8000 after Julia Gillard promised yesterday to introduce performance pay for the profession despite the opposition of teachers' unions.August 10, 2010, 6:23 am
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.