Ex-Sydney Swan and Fremantle Dockers star Troy Cook touched down in Derby, Broome and Looma last week on a tour of the North East, to educate young males about the importance of sporting and healthy lifestyles.May 18, 2013, 4:00 pm
Former West Coast Eagle star David Wirrpanda has served up a new healthy eating campaign for indigenous children and parents that will be piloted in three WA regions, including Beagle Bay.May 18, 2013, 1:00 pm
The Broome Turf Club is saddling up for a busy 2013, with more than $200,000 spent on the track in time for the season starting on June 1.May 18, 2013, 10:00 am
Broome fishing enthusiasts were treated to an unexpected whale sighting last week, with a solitary animal breaching out of the water three times.May 18, 2013, 7:00 am
Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan is facing a Supreme Court challenge over his decision to stand down another two officers during an investigation into the alleged police assault of an inmate at the Broome lockup.May 17, 2013, 5:00 pm
Two almost identical serious vehicle accidents have occured at the same Broome intersection within days of each other.May 17, 2013, 3:00 pm
Pinctada Cable Beach polo — the only one of its kind in Australia — will explode into action this weekend with quality matches and entertainment.May 17, 2013, 1:00 pm
A 53-year-old Broome man has been charged with 35 counts of sexual penetration of a child.May 17, 2013, 11:00 am
The Federal Opposition says the Government’s mishandling of the live cattle trade has left owners of northern cattle stations exposed to Indonesian buyers.May 17, 2013, 8:00 am
One of WA’s most prominent pastoral families is negotiating with an Indonesian Government-backed syndicate that wants to invest in their massive Kimberley cattle station, 100km east of Broome.May 16, 2013, 5:30 pm
Prospects for construction work on LNG projects remain strong despite Woodside Petroleum abandoning plans to build a Browse onshore gas processing hub at James Price Point, according to contractor AusGroup.May 16, 2013, 4:00 pm
Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke has stopped the clock on the Commonwealth’s environmental approval process for the James Price Point gas hub until he receives fresh details of any reworked State plans for the site.May 16, 2013, 2:00 pm
It is unlikely to capture the public’s imagination in the way Australia II’s revolutionary winged keel did 30 years ago, but Royal Dutch Shell has marked a key milestone with the laying of the keel for its industry- leading floating LNG vessel.May 16, 2013, 12:30 pm
The jury at the murder trial of a French backpacker who allegedly stabbed a stranger to death on Broome’s main street has been shown disturbing evidence of the alleged victim’s final moments and been told of allegations another man is the real killer.May 16, 2013, 10:30 am
The mass arrival of cane toads in the delicate Kimberley region is the biggest environmental disaster to ever hit the region, Premier Colin Barnett says.May 15, 2013, 12:19 pm
Three dogs suffering cane toad poisoning in one night have led a Kununurra vet to issue instructions on how to treat pets that lick or eat the noxious creatures.May 15, 2013, 7:44 am
Whale sharks off Perth, irukandji jellyfish at Ningaloo Reef and humpback whales giving birth 2000km from their usual calving grounds have left biologists baffled as they investigate whether an ocean heatwave is to blame for marine life turning up in unexpected places.May 13, 2013, 9:36 am
Fears about industrialising WA's pristine Kimberley are held by many, but an even greater environmental threat to the region could be the toxic cane toad.May 12, 2013, 9:30 am
The trial of a 23-year-old French national accused of murdering a South Hedland man on Christmas morning in 2011 opened in Broome on Monday.May 11, 2013, 5:00 pm
Children will be able to mix it with grown-ups and sip alcohol free cocktails in their very own VIP marquee while watching world-class polo matches on Cable Beach in Broome.May 11, 2013, 2:00 pm
'The West Australian' is a trademark of West Australian Newspapers Limited 2013.
All rights reserved.
Select your state to see news for your area.