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Fortescue chief warns against using iron ore tax to fix State budget woes

Fortescue Metals Group boss Nev Power has warned politicians contemplating a $5-a-tonne iron ore tax against using the mining industry as a cash cow to fix their budget problems.


Wesley Ackerman’s father says his son has a long road to recovery but he is confident the respected paramedic will make it.

Treasurer Mike Nahan has made his most direct case yet for selling Western Power, confirming the Government is considering a sharemarket listing while taking aim at union “hypocrisy” amid a …

AFL superstar Nat Fyfe has lamented the “pointless scroll” of social media use while acknowledging he spends more time plugged into technology than he “cares to”.

Daniel Ricciardo has swapped his race helmet for a cowboy hat ahead of the US Grand Prix this weekend, spending a day as a ranch hand in Texas.

WA doctors want an audit of outpatient surgery clinics, as figures reveal more than 66,000 people wait an average of almost seven months for their first appointment.

South West dairy farmers who last week dumped excess milk have been granted a ten-day stay of execution after a peak body raided an industry fund to transport their milk east.

A senior figure in WA’s live export industry could face jail after he was charged with falsifying documents as part of a disastrous export operation to Pakistan.

A record number of children are in State care in WA, while 19,261 new allegations of abuse and neglect were made to child protection authorities over the past year.

Selling the poles and wires owned by Horizon Power in the Pilbara is crucial to reforming the resource-rich region’s electricity sector, a long-awaited report says.

Fremantle champion Paul Hasleby expects the Dockers to play finals next year on the back of their bumper recruiting haul, rating the trade period as the best in the club’s history.

One of the great puzzles of this year’s Federal election campaign was why Malcolm Turnbull did not turn his guns on the union movement.

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