A local Elder says a cost-cutting exercise which would enable Aboriginal prison inmates to attend funerals by video link will create problems for local prisoners and their families.Elder and Aboriginal anthropologist Kado Muir said attending a funer...July 12, 10:32 am
Southbound's initial line-up was revealed last week but more acts have now been added to the bill.Bombay Bicycle Club, First Aid Kit, Hilltop Hoods, Hot Chip, Maximo Park, Millions and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs now join (in case you're a go...July 12, 10:31 am
The prospects of a “Pilbara Cities” style development in the Goldfields appear to have improved, with Premier Colin Barnett tentatively backing the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s drive for further investment.The council has long advocated for a $150 m...July 12, 10:29 am
The long-awaited Boulder Short Stay Facility is weeks away from an official opening, with the State Government set to reveal its not-for-profit service provider.The $2.5 million facility was funded by the Federal Government but will be managed by th...July 12, 10:27 am
Part of the pleasure of the annual telecast of the Tour de France is the travelogue element as the helicopter camera veers away from the peleton to soar over the surrounding countryside.More France:AN ARTIST’S HOLIDAY IN PROVENCEVERSAILLES BY BICYCL...July 12, 10:13 am
Dr Lindy Roberts with a patient at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Picture: Iain Gillespie/The West AustralianIn the early hours of the morning, a patient is admitted to Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, unconscious and barely breathing.MORE HEALTH NEWS...July 12, 10:10 am
A program designed to reduce pregnancy and birth problems for Aboriginal women is breaking down cultural barriers and making important inroads into improving maternal and child health in the Wheatbelt.Gradually rolled out across the region since 200...July 12, 10:08 am
It's not just women - as many as 10 per cent of new fathers are hit by crippling depression that can last for several months, a long-term study of Australian families from 2004 to 2010 has found.The study, by researchers from the national Parenting ...July 12, 10:06 am
UPDATE 2.45pm Mineral sands miner Iluka Resources has lifted its revenue in the first half of the year, despite sales dropping by more than a third.Iluka collected $662.8 million in the six months to June 30 from its sales of mineral sands, up 16.2...July 12, 10:03 am
Lara Bingle's supposedly tell-all reality show Being Lara Bingle has continued its downward spiral.Despite Tuesday's episode showing a slight improvement on the local front - up by 10,000 viewers with 69,000 - it seemed Australians overall were less...July 12, 10:03 am
UPDATE 2.45pm Toll roads operator Transurban has lifted its annual toll revenue by nearly 6 per cent to $943.9 million.Securities in Transurban closed up 15 cents to $5.83 in the wake of the announcement.The company said its result for the year to...July 12, 10:02 am
Jack Black and his band Tenacious D look set to be heading to Australia.The US rock outfit, comprising Black and his mate Kyle Gass, have spent the past year making music and visited our shores as the support act for Foo Fighters during their Wasted...July 12, 10:01 am
Rockingham Rugby Union Club celebrated their 40th anniversary in style with all four men’s grades claiming victory against Wanneroo at the weekend.Premier grade was played under lights on Friday night with a significant addition to the team in the f...July 12, 10:00 am
They made it to the finals of Channel 7’s Australia’s Got Talent recently, and now the DivaLicious sopranos are set to thrill fans with a special morning melodies show at the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre.Divine divas Penny Shaw and Fiona Cooper S...July 12, 10:00 am
The Collie Crane Hire South West Slammers women’s side has been dealt a blow ahead of their clash with Lakeside tomorrow evening — an ankle injury will keep import Kim Sitzman out of the contest.Sitzman hobbled from the court early in the second hal...July 12, 10:00 am
Bunbury Senior High School has put a tough few weeks behind it by winning champion school at the Country Week carnival in Perth.Last month’s storm caused significant damage to the school but that was a distant memory as the students outplayed the co...July 12, 10:00 am
Bunbury's Lovegrove Avenue residents do not want to lose the big pepper trees on the road verge in an overhaul of the Bunbury Primary School’s parking.‘‘The street should stay as it is, it is a beautiful street and that is why we chose to live here,...July 12, 10:00 am
WA has defied the national trend to record a lower unemployment rate in June, down 0.3 percentage points to 3.5 per cent.The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported today that, nationally, the nation's jobless rate increased in June to 5.2 per cent...July 12, 9:54 am
Four years ago Dylan Michel, who makes records under the name Wooshie, did something not uncommon amongst the young people of Perth and shifted east. Instead of joining a scene in his new town though, he made one — organising Melbourne's dancefloor ...July 12, 9:53 am
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