A system failure has been blamed for the inadequate treatment of a five-week-old baby who died from whooping cough despite three visits in four days to Broome Hospital's emergency department last year.February 22, 2012, 1:20 am
Colin Barnett has revealed his Government will create a future fund this year to quarantine the benefits of the "finite" resources boom for future generations of West Australians.February 22, 2012, 1:10 am
As State Parliament resumed for the year yesterday, Eric Ripper found himself in a position he had not occupied since 1990 - the backbench.February 22, 2012, 1:08 am
Alan Carpenter's former chief spin doctor Guy Houston will resign his job in the oil and gas industry to become new Labor leader Mark McGowan's chief of staff.February 22, 2012, 1:06 am
The brother of a 36-year-old woman who suffered horrific burns during the state-sponsored Kimberley Ultramarathon took his fight for an inquiry to the steps of WA Parliament today.February 21, 2012, 2:11 pm
Shadow racing and gaming minister Mick Murray has criticised Coles and Woolworths' reluctance to sign up to a new ID scanning system to regulate alcohol sales in the Kimberley, saying they were making it hard for police to combat alcohol-related issues in the region.February 21, 2012, 8:23 am
Organ donors saved a record number of lives in WA last year, with 101 people receiving donated organs and tissue.February 21, 2012, 7:52 am
Police found two illegal laboratories used for manufacturing drugs in the South West yesterday, pushing the number of labs found this year to more than 23.February 21, 2012, 7:25 am
Fire investigation officers are this morning probing the cause of a fire which gutted a Nedlands home and caused major traffic disruptions on Stirling Highway late yesterday.February 21, 2012, 7:23 am
It was 1942, the Japanese war machine had annihilated all opposition in Asia and the Pacific and Australia waited, vulnerable and alone.February 21, 2012, 6:26 am
Leading Perth artist and scholar Tom Gibbons has died, just a fortnight after the opening of an exhibition celebrating his role in shaking up WA's staid post-war art scene as part of the influential Perth group with Robert Juniper, Mark Grey-Smith and Brian McKay.February 21, 2012, 6:25 am
The City of Perth says it has no plans to ask protesters at the tent embassy on Heirisson Island to stop camping at the site.February 21, 2012, 6:23 am
A downpour in the small farming town of Kalannie provided an unexpected after-school treat for youngsters yesterday.February 21, 2012, 6:22 am
After 10 successful HBF Rottnest Channel Swims, you would think that Andrew Bantock would be over the thrill of it all.February 21, 2012, 5:23 am
The principal of Scotch College says it's impossible to tell if independent schools would be better or worse off under the proposed new funding model.February 21, 2012, 3:50 am
Stirling mother Katie Moloney does not believe Julia Gillard would dare break a promise to ensure no school would lose a single dollar in the wake of the Gonski review into school funding.February 21, 2012, 3:40 am
BHP Billiton's plan to build a multimillion-dollar tugboat pen at the entrance to Port Hedland harbour have been stalled by locals who rejected the mining giant's offers to buy their properties.February 21, 2012, 3:30 am
Parents are likely to be spared rises in private school fees despite a long-awaited review into school funding that has recommended that their capacity to pay for their children's education should be taken into account when carving up taxpayer spending on schools.February 21, 2012, 3:30 am
Surgery for burns victim Dana Vulin was delayed yesterday as doctors waited for her condition to improve.February 21, 2012, 3:10 am
The City of Perth plans to blanket city streets with in-ground parking sensors that automatically detect "overstayers" after a trial found the devices helped turn over bays and increase income.February 21, 2012, 1:45 am
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