The State Government has moved to guarantee the entitlements of employees of debt-ridden Griffin Coal, but denies the move constitutes the bailout of a private company owned by one of WA's wealthiest men.January 4, 2010, 3:00 pm
Firefighters are battling to save homes in Caversham after a fire started between Patricia Road and Lord Street about 4pm.January 4, 2010, 5:48 pm
At least one person is believed trapped after a car ran off the road and hit a tree in Burekup, about 180km south of Perth.January 4, 2010, 5:27 pm
Firefighters are this afternoon battling a bushfire which has burned through 40ha of land in Moore River National Park. A Department of Environment and Conservation spokesman said that the fire had started near Nine Mile Swamp and is burning towards Orange Spring Road.January 4, 2010, 5:16 pm
Three WA lotto winners, a couple from Kwinana and a Mandurah man, have started 2010 on a high note, each finally claiming their $1.6 million prizes from Saturday's $30 million draw.January 4, 2010, 4:32 pm
A Brigadoon father-of-two had described how his family was forced to flee as a bushfire surrounded their home, which miraculously suffered only minimal damage despite flames licking at its patio yesterday afternoon.January 4, 2010, 2:00 pm
The ashes have barely settled in Toodyay and embers are still smouldering in Brigadoon, but the Fire and Emergency Services Authority has warned hot weather and gusty winds expected for the next two days could lead to more catastrophic fires in and around Perth.January 4, 2010, 12:55 pm
Police are hunting a gang who brutally bashed two men at Burswood Train Station in the early hours of New Year's Day.January 4, 2010, 9:49 am
The major winners from Saturday's $30 million lotto draw still haven't come forward.January 4, 2010, 9:23 am
A mother and her 18-month old twin boys were allegedly held hostage for three hours last night at a Wanneroo house.January 4, 2010, 8:35 am
Water Police have rescued a yachtsman after his vessel became trapped in cray pot lines on the western side of Rottnest Island early this morning.January 4, 2010, 8:30 am
Police are investigating the death of a man who was hit by a train near Gosnells station last night.January 4, 2010, 7:23 am
A slow-moving tropical low off the Northern Territory Coast could turn into a fully fledged tropical cyclone and cross into north-east WA as early as tomorrow, the Bureau of Metrology warned this morning.January 4, 2010, 7:20 am
A 41-year-old Mount Nasura woman is fighting for her life in hospital this morning after she was violently attacked in her home yesterday afternoon.January 4, 2010, 6:32 am
It's been more than 20 years since Belgian dance music outfit Technotronic first commanded dancers to "Pump up the jam" - and yesterday Perth punters were still heeding the call despite the 39C heat.January 4, 2010, 6:23 am
An anthropologist will examine a human skull and bones discovered in the wake of a bushfire in Eden Hill in the hope of helping police identify the remains.January 4, 2010, 6:21 am
Police hope an autopsy will determine how a teenage girl died during a bushwalk east of Perth.January 4, 2010, 6:20 am
The recovery of Perth's property market, which saw house prices plunge by more than 25 per cent in some affluent areas last year, could be stalled by unexpected interest rate rises in 2010, according to a prominent economist.January 4, 2010, 6:18 am
Homeowners in City Beach are the most heavily mortgaged in WA, paying $4847 a month on an average loan of $710,658, according to latest figures.January 4, 2010, 5:53 am
Gang crime squad officers are investigating whether the Finks bikie gang set fire to a Welshpool trucking yard as part of an elaborate $500,000 extortion.January 4, 2010, 5:51 am
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