The West

  1. Liberals'  $100k-a-day ad blitz

    Liberals' $100k-a-day ad blitz

    The Liberal Party embarked on a $100,000-a-day advertising blitz to win over voters in the dying days of the State election campaign, documents show.

  2. Nationals retain Upper House power

    The Nationals are set to retain the balance of power in the Upper House after securing five seats to bolster their negotiating position with Government partner the Liberals.

  3. Greens rely on Barnett goodwill

    Greens rely on Barnett goodwill

    Colin Barnett has refused to guarantee the WA Greens discretionary resourcing after their disappointing election result, prompting party elder Giz Watson to appeal for generosity.

  4. Labor win Collie-Preston after recount

    Labor can finally celebrate winning the seat of Collie-Preston, after a recount confirmed incumbent MP Mick Murray was the victor by just 56 votes.

  5. Decimated Labor claims three seats

    Decimated Labor claims three seats

    The latest results from the State election have been declared, with some belated good news for decimated WA Labor.

  6. Barnett cabinet to be revealed next week

    WA will have a newly sworn-in Government at the end of next week after finalisation of results in two knife-edge electoral seats.

  7. Liberal MPs say no to Johnson as Speaker

    Liberal MPs say no to Johnson as Speaker

    Rob Johnson's colleagues do not want him to become Speaker, with many Liberal MPs yesterday saying the Hillarys MP should not be rewarded for criticising the Premier and stymieing Government legislation.

  8. Cliffhangers remain for several seats

    Several seats, left undecided after Saturday's State election, remain on a knife edge as counting continues.

  9. Labor eyes Kimberley victory

    Labor eyes Kimberley victory

    Labor was confident last night of winning its 19th seat - the four-way fight for the Kimberley - and still had a slim lead in Collie-Preston and Midland as counting continued.

  10. Defiant McGowan  vows to fight on

    Defiant McGowan vows to fight on

    A defiant Mark McGowan says Labor can win the next State election - and he wants to lead the party all the way to the 2017 poll.

  11. ALP union roots 'not to blame'

    ALP union roots 'not to blame'

    Labor unionists-turned-MPs defended their positions yesterday amid stinging internal party criticism that it should stop preselecting "union hacks".

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