State Mining Engineer Simon Ridge is investigating safety at all mine sites run by Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Metals Group after a string of serious incidents.December 30, 2009, 5:49 am
Three boys have been charged over the gang rape of a young girl in Kununurra.December 30, 2009, 5:48 am
New investors could flood the Ord region sooner than expected after the largest irrigation property in the State's northern food bowl went up for sale this month.December 30, 2009, 5:42 am
Sixteen asylum seekers from the Oceanic Viking will arrive in Australia today as the Rudd Government works frantically to ensure the bulk of the group are sent to other countries.December 30, 2009, 2:35 am
The first wave of Australia's millions of baby boomers will become eligible for the age pension from Friday, a move that will help add $7 billion to the nation's welfare bill within three years.December 30, 2009, 2:25 am
A prominent WA union identity could face years in an Indonesian prison after his arrest for allegedly trying to take drugs into Bali.December 30, 2009, 2:15 am
WA mango lovers will pay top dollar for their favourite fruit this summer because heat and sunburn have cut supply by 50 per cent.December 30, 2009, 2:00 am
Fisheries department scientists have unveiled a string of monitoring stations designed to track the movements of great white sharks off Perth's coast.December 29, 2009, 2:49 pm
Houses have been destroyed in Toodyay as firefighters continue to battle a blaze that is out of control and moving towards the townDecember 29, 2009, 2:19 pm
A Balga father has told of the terror of waking up to “loud bangs” after thugs shot at his home during a drive-by shooting early this morning.December 29, 2009, 2:03 pm
Fortescue Metals Group's Cloudbreak mine site is being investigated by the State Government after three serious accidents in the past month.December 29, 2009, 12:14 pm
A woman who allegedly bashed an 18-year-old family pet to death at a West Perth home appeared briefly in the Perth Magistrates Court.December 29, 2009, 11:14 am
The WA Liberal Party out-gunned its Labor opposition in the fund raising stakes in the 2008-09 election year by nearly $3 million, the annual returns from the WA Electoral Commission have revealed.December 29, 2009, 10:38 am
A police pursuit ended dramatically last night when a Ford Falcon utility landed in a hedge near Catalina Drive, Lakelands.December 29, 2009, 9:40 am
Five people were rescued from a fishing trawler this morning after it ran aground near cliffs north of Carnarvon.December 29, 2009, 7:39 am
Fire in Cannington and Subiaco overnight are being investigated this morning.December 29, 2009, 7:06 am
Businesses in Mandurah are stunned by the decision to temporarily close the Perth to Mandurah railway between Rockingham and Mandurah, claiming it will harm the tourism industry.December 29, 2009, 5:43 am
Independent fuel brands are taking the fight up to the bigger supermarket outlets in the petrol price war by offering more competitive prices, according to the latest FuelWatch figures.December 29, 2009, 5:42 am
The Education Department raked in more than $4 million this year from the parents of foreign students who attended WA State schools.December 29, 2009, 5:40 am
The nerve-racking wait for Year 12 results is almost over for thousands of WA students.December 29, 2009, 5:38 am
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Hazel Hawke dies aged 83. http://t.co/EZI8vRIhRB
Inquiry to probe FLNG technology. #perthnews http://t.co/GfmmalWkNl
Cancer breakthrough in WA research. #perthnews http://t.co/3vWCz4f96z
Gas hub protesters snub Barnett meeting. #perthnews http://t.co/N6NVpGMZJW
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