Australians looking forward to an international holiday will be waiting at least another year - leading to fears the nation will become "the lost kingdom of the South Pacific".
A former West Australian government advisor has received a settlement of almost $300,000 after suing the premier and several of his staff members for defamation.Steve Kaless, a former senior advisor to then-Treasurer Ben Wyatt, was acquitted last year of indecent assault.
Western Australia's casino chief was appointed without consideration of other candidates despite concerns he wasn't suitably qualified, a royal commission has heard.The inquiry into Crown Perth on Tuesday heard evidence about the appointment of Mark Beecroft as chief casino officer earlier this year.
An audacious escape bid has been thwarted after authorities discovered a 20-metre long escape tunnel beneath an immigration detention centre outside Perth.Border Force officials have confirmed the escape plan but say none of the detainees got away from the Yongah Hill facility.
A study from the University of Queensland found three to four milligrams of plastic are found in every 100 grams of store-bought rice.
Members of Western Australia's gaming watchdog lack experience in increasingly complex casino regulation, a royal commission into Crown Perth has heard.The commission on Monday called its first witness, Gaming and Wagering Commission (GWC) chair Duncan Ord.
A man who travelled from India and who tested positive for COVID-19 in Western Australia has been taken to hospital after falling ill.The man, in his 30s and who was in hotel quarantine, was on Saturday rushed to Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, where he was reported to be in a stable condition.
The 80-year-old West Australian woman noticed a spot on her tongue, which quickly progressed to bleeding gums and extreme bruising all over her body.
Global mining giant Rio Tinto has faced a shareholder revolt over payouts to its executives who departed following the Juukan Gorge destruction.The company has received a "first strike" after more than 60 per cent of shareholders - well above the 25 per cent threshold - voted against its remuneration report.
West Australians will no longer be required to wear face masks in most circumstances under a plan to ease coronavirus restrictions.No new local cases have been recorded for a fifth straight day after a hotel security guard and his two housemates tested positive on the weekend.
Western Australia is closer to further easing coronavirus restrictions as the government looks to extend its emergency powers until 2022.No new local cases have been recorded for a fourth straight day after a hotel security guard and his two housemates tested positive on the weekend.
Western Australia's Labor government has used its parliamentary majority to block calls for an independent inquiry into the death of a young girl at a Perth hospital.Seven-year-old Aishwarya Aswath spent two hours waiting in the emergency department at Perth Children's Hospital after presenting with a fever and being triaged in the second-least urgent category during the Easter weekend.
3 billion in federal funding for West Australian road and rail projects will support more than 4000 jobs, the Morrison government says.The package, to be included next week's federal budget, includes $347 million towards the vast Metronet rail network.
A West Australian man has tested positive to coronavirus after returning from Melbourne but authorities believe it is a historic infection.The man in his 30s had recently returned to the town of Collie, 200km south of Perth, after spending 14 days in quarantine in Melbourne.
Scott Morrison has backed away from the threat of jailing Australians who try to return home from India in a tense TV interview.
The grieving parents of a young girl who died while waiting for treatment at a Perth hospital will receive a report into her death next week.Seven-year-old Aishwarya Aswath spent two hours waiting in the emergency department at Perth Children's Hospital after presenting with a fever and being triaged in the second-least urgent category during the Easter weekend.
At least 100 people have been issued with an urgent warning after new details emerged about what two Covid infected people were doing before they knew they were sick.
Western Australia's latest coronavirus outbreak within hotel quarantine remains unexplained as the state again recorded no new local cases.Authorities are continuing to track down people who had contact with a hotel quarantine security guard and two of his housemates.