WA

  1. Couple's landmark compo win

    The maritime union and a national labour hire firm have been ordered to pay a Perth couple more than $720,000 in compensation after they were refused jobs because they were not union members.

  2. World-first study into dieting genes

    World-first study into dieting genes

    Young WA women are supplying their DNA for the world's biggest study into the genetic links of anorexia nervosa.

  3. PM declares war on spud board

    PM declares war on spud board

    The Abbott Government has declared war on WA's so-called "spud cop", with Small Business Minister Bruce Billson saying the Potato Marketing Corporation is a $3.8-million-a-year drag on the State economy.

  4. Road toll frustrates police

    Road toll frustrates police

    A frustrated Police Commissioner says he is running out of ideas on how to get the road safety message through to motorists after five fatalities in 72 hours.

  5. Red light dodgers despised

    Red light dodgers despised

    It is a sneaky manoeuvre almost every peak-hour motorist has considered - a quick short cut through the service station to save several painful minutes longing for the traffic lights to change.

  6. Kids skip school for holidays

    Kids skip school for holidays

    The Education Department has revealed the extent of student absenteeism caused by parents taking children out of school to go on holidays when flights and accommodation are cheaper, with figures showing that 10 per cent of absences last year were for vacations.

  7. Virgin airport plans stall again

    Virgin airport plans stall again

    Virgin Australia's new $190 million showpiece terminal has been delayed yet again and will not open until late this year, leaving the airline's executives exasperated.

  8. Perth street fight captured on camera

    Perth street fight captured on camera

    A video has been posted on social media showing a sickening brawl in the middle of the Perth CBD on the weekend.

  9. Police on hunt for stolen motorbike

    Police on hunt for stolen motorbike

    Geraldton Police are looking for a stolen motorbike used to travel to Perth.

  10. Leg crushed in tractor accident

    Leg crushed in tractor accident

    A 68-year-old man was rushed to hospital after his leg was crushed under a tractor today.

  11. Charge laid over school bus incident

    Charge laid over school bus incident

    POLICE have charged a 13-year-old boy with allegedly attempting to stab a 69-year-old female bus driver this morning.

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