Mark McGowan has admitted his roadworks agenda had “stretched” the WA contracting industry after Monday’s peak hour traffic mayhem.
West Coast Eagles coach Adam Simpson says goalsneak Willie Rioli is returning home again to be with his pregnant partner.
The couple are coming down under after being touched by the bushfire crisis, according to reports.
His heartbroken family was going to switch off his life-support but then aspiring big wave surfer Targe Hough woke up.
In the second part of a five-part series examining the state of our school system and what we can do better, Education Editor Bethany Hiatt asks: What is Australia’s problem with numbers?
Two senior staff from the City of Perth are under investigation over allegations of misconduct raised by colleagues, as The West Australian can exclusively reveal the identity of one of the pair.
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For so long, so much has been said and written about the Claremont serial killings, but so little was known. Now for the first time, read everything you need to know about the ‘trial of the century’.
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A Baltic republic once annexed by the Soviet Union with a population smaller than Perth’s is streaking ahead of Australia in terms of education. The answer? Making schooling free.
STM was taken on a private tour of the reimagined $395.9 million building set to tell the story of our State’s rich history.
The West Australian can reveal BMD Construction, behind Monday’s peak-hour chaos that police are investigating as playing a role in a fatal crash, has been sanctioned several times in other States.
Peter de Kruijff & Peta Rasdien
West Coast superstar Nic Naitanui is the best player in the AFL and Fremantle are the third-worst team, according to Champion Data.
Health Minister Greg Hunt is “very concerned” by reported racism towards Chinese Australians in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, confirming the Government was reviewing its travel ban “this week”.
An executive minister at a southern suburbs Christian church is a step closer to being pre-selected as the Liberal candidate in the ultra marginal seat of Jandakot.
As this summer’s bushfires threatened the seaside town she now calls home, bushfire burns survivor Turia Pitt had a dreadful feeling of deja vu. But true to form, she persisted.
It says a lot about the almost total annihilation of a language that a play in that tongue, performed on the land on which it was once widely spoken, is so unusual.
Essendon’s hopes of getting their AFL premiership campaign off to a flying start have taken a hit, with Tom Bellchambers forced to undergo surgery.
Could it be that the AFL’s best chance of developing internationally may have already presented itself and been squandered?
Brent LeCras has hung up the boots, with Cervantes recruiting a pair of ex-Sharks to help cover their off-season losses. Adam Cockie has scored a new gig, while several Perth Demons are on the move.
Ongoing monitoring of Venables condition adds further intrigue to what West Coast will do to finalise their list ahead of the 2020 season.
The Spaniard has been left out as the club can include only three non-Australian players for the pool games.
David Warner has completed a stunning return to international cricket by claiming his third Allan Border Medal, finishing a single vote ahead of Steve Smith.
As Aussie operations continue to perform well and progress is made at the Pogo mine in Alaska.
Stuart McKinnonMining Reporter
The Lobster Shack in Cervantes and Geraldton Air Charter are facing losses because of a drop off in Chinese tourists.
As the Federal Government looks to save taxpayers from a hefty decommissioning bill of abandoned oil production ship.
A share market-listed SA oil and gas producer has reported a slight dent in first half profit due to lower sales revenue, and trimmed its production forecast.
The company says a feasibility study for the first stage of mining at Boorara, 10km east of Kalgoorlie-Boulder could lead to open pit mining in the June quarter.
Little Women could win at the Oscars on Monday. But it probably won’t. The Academy places too much stock in stories about wars and dead people to care about the story of these young women.
Jenna ClarkeAssistant Editor
Does an ad need the likes of Kim Kardashian or Serena Williams to make its mark or can a snappy jingle be memorable enough? Columnist Nat Locke explores.
To everyone who keeps asking, yes, Basil’s serious. He wants to be the lord mayor of Perth. It would be a mistake to underestimate him.
If you’re of weak constitution look away now as things are about to get filthy as we share with you some toilet humour, that is less funny and more frightening.
Ben O'SheaInside Cover Editor
It’s time for us to stop being the B1s, B2s, Amys, Lulus and Morgans of a superannuation and advice system that sprouted around the same time as the charming bananas.
Travel insurers might not help Aussies whose travel plans are disrupted by the deadly and rapidly spreading coronavirus. Here’s what you will and won’t be covered for amid the health crisis.
With it’s expanse of windows, red brick features and concrete flooring, this West Perth penthouse owned by former AFL player Sharrod Wellingham would be right at home in the Big Apple.
Sharon Creasy purchased the most expensive home to settle this week — in Saunders Street, Mosman Park, for $4.775 million.
In a first for Perth, the supermarket will be on the first floor of a three-level building on the corner of Beaufort Street and Eighth Avenue.
If you love local lamb then these succulent, juicy cutlets cooked on the barbie before being drizzled in a rich, flavoursome jus are for you.
Using teabags of fruit skins and new fermentation methods, Margaret River’s Howard Park are tapping into new wine-making techniques with their Mon Tout range.
It’s the captivating cities, colourful cultures, ancient civilisations and dramatic landscapes of mountains to deserts to sea, that make North Africa and the Middle East such a desirably magical and mysterious destination for travellers.
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As we become increasingly environmentally conscious, property developers in particular are having to step up to the plate.
As we journey through an age of unprecedented change, embracing innovation and adopting new technologies has become a non-negotiable if companies want to remain competitive.
When Patrick’s customers give feedback about his service, they often praise his empathy and passion for the job.
Not only does Ms Smith work full-time as an administrative assistant at Activ, she also runs her own micro-business selling scented candles.
Just about every household and FIFO worker has come into contact with Nancy Southern without realising it. Michael Beach meets the engaging boss of ATCO.
Wrapping up a six-week stint at Burringarrah Remote Pool in the Gascoyne, the 25-year-old will return to Esperance this Friday with a new perspective and appreciation for his role at the local pool.
A Kimberley man has found a way to keep his skin in check in remote areas, after surviving two bouts of an aggressive cancer.
Elise Van Aken
The rail realignment and intermodal hub project would see a transport facility built just west of the city and the re-routing of east-west freight trains that go through the heart of town.
Two out-of-control and unpredictable bushfires are threatening lives and homes in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt region.
Travel Editor STEPHEN SCOURFIELD takes a fresh look at an old favourite
Stephen ScourfieldTravel Editor
STEVE McKENNA discovers endless possibilities in London’s King’s Cross
With Brexit done, we return to London, capital of Great Britain, an island nation, going it alone. And RONAN O’CONNELL reckons we can explore without spending too much money.
In historic Shimane Prefecture WILL YEOMAN connects with Japanese mythology
Ancient Pura Gelap would not be out of place in an episode of Game of Thrones, writes IAN NEUBAUER
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