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WORLD-FIRST pictures of the universe in radio technicolour have been produced by a $50 million telescope in the WA Outback. The survey is the first radio survey to image the sky in such colourful detail.
While the National Archives of Australia digitises its most fragile records in-house, the funding will allow about 20,000 hours of magnetic tapes to be outsourced and converted "in the quickest and most efficient way", Attorney-General George Brandis ...
A Virgin Australia Express Fokker 100, registration VH-FNC performing flight VA-9302 from Onslow,WA to Perth,WA (Australia), was on final approach to Perth's runway 21 when a vehicle crossed the hold short line of runway 03/21 but did not pass the ...
City of South Perth has voted to set aside $60,000 for a fighting fund to investigate options to appeal against the controversial 34-storey Lumiere at 74 Mill Point Road.

Picture: Rob Broadfield/The West Australian ... Perth is hosting Australia's Young guns of Wine Uncut event this year - the first time, the nation's finest and most innovative winemakers have come to WA in the event's nine-year history.
They are to comply with the conditions of parking for the duration of their stay, and if they do not then they may be issued a breach notice as is the practice in car parks across Australia." The company has also supplied an image of a ticket it claims ...
There is still no date for the practical completion of the troubled new Perth children's hospital, according to the Health Department chief, despite Premier Colin Barnett recently guaranteeing it would open this year.
A 60-year-old primate at Perth Zoo is declared the oldest living Sumatran orangutan in the world.
The City of South Perth has backflipped on a pledge not to appeal against the 34-storey Lumiere tower at 74 Mill Point Road, saying it is seeking legal advice.
Donald Trump masks a sellout for Halloween celebrations across Australia. By Rebecca ... In Perth, the Australian capital city furthest away from the US, only one Trump mask was available at five costume stores across the metropolitan area. "They have ...
A researcher from Curtin University will be among 55 scientists aboard the first international scientific expedition to completely circle Antarctica later this year.
Australian man Robert Ellis, pictured at his sentencing today. Picture: Supplied. judges stopped short of giving him the maximum available 20 years but used their verdict to appeal to Indonesians to be on the lookout for western paedophiles coming to ...
The City of South Perth has backflipped on a pledge not to appeal against the 34-storey Lumiere tower at 74 Mill Point Road, saying it is seeking legal advice.
The family of a teenager who was killed and buried in the backyard of a Perth suburban house have broken down in court after the two women accused of killing him pleaded not guilty.
Those with asthma and other respiratory conditions are being urged to follow their treatment plans. The smoke haze at South Perth. Picture: Ian Munro/The West Australian. It is the second day of smoke in the city after prescribed burns in the Perth ...

After tagged sharks including a great white were detected off some of Perth's most popular beaches at the weekend, Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club said concerns about the predators were deterring new enrolments.
Just outside of Dardanup, a tiny town about two hours south of Perth, you'll find Gnomesville. It's exactly what it sounds like: a shit tonne of gnomes.
PANAJI: The Royal Australian navy's Anzac-class frigate HMAS Perth, is on a five-day port visit to Goa as it makes its way back home to Australia after the ...
Motorists are being warned of a smoke haze over Perth this morning.
13th Brigade was to hold event at the Weld Club - but reconsidered after 'concerns were raised to the chain of command'
Perth property professionals say they can't see housing prices getting any lower, and one expert warns the price falls in the city are a sign of things to come in ...
"What we say is the Australian government [should] not support this terrorist government who is killing [its] citizens and also to put pressure to abide human rights in Ethiopia," he said.
The name evokes simultaneous feelings of joy and debauchery. Joy because, well, it's obvious isn't it? Meat. Candy. Debauchery because the combination of meat and candy suggests an establishment at the darker, Quentin Tarantino edges of food porn ...
Australian fashion icon Richard Nicoll has died suddenly. Richard Nicoll with model Ksenija Lukich. Picture: Chris Pavlich.
A 35-year-old Yanchep man has been charged with two counts of murder over the deaths of his children, aged three and five. The bodies of the children were discovered by officers who forced their way into the home on Flight Vista in Yanchep, in Perth's ...
police were confronted with the grisly scene after being called to the home at Yanchep in Perth's northern outskirts at 10.30pm on Thursday.
The WA winners will be announced on Sunday, November 20, at government House in Perth and they will join the national finalists in Canberra on January 25 next year.
Among the 960 guests were Australia's second richest women Rhonda Wyllie, socialite Eileen Bond, "potato king" Tony Galati and property developer Greg Poland.
"We have already seen a positive response to the early signs of a global recovery with spot nickel up 20 per cent year to date and the average share price improvement of all nickel companies presenting at the Australian Nickel Conference this year ...
Relations between Australian and Indonesia have been tested in recent years, with the execution last year of Bali Nine pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran and revelations in 2013 that Australia was tapping the phones of Mr and Mrs Yudhoyono.
The publisher was full of praise for the high-class COMO The Treasury, along with its stunning restaurant, Wildflower, which last week earned the highest ever score from The West Australian's food critic, Rob Broadfield. The luxury hotel was the only ...
Best hotels in the world named: Perth hotel COMO the Treasury world's second best, according to Conde Nast Traveler. Kylie McLaughlin.
Two West Australian companies say their plans to expand in Australia and overseas are in jeopardy because Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) will not provide them with financial support. Two years ago entrepreneur Dwayne Rowland took a gamble and ...
And on these counts alone, Wildflower is, without question, the best in Perth. The food has Noma-esque elements in the kitchen's use of native plants and produce and in its stunning plating.
Man injured after motorbike strikes deer in southern Perth. By Eliza ... A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after hitting a deer on one of Perth's major freeways. The accident ... Deer are not found in the wild in Western ...
Opposition Leader Mark McGowan says he sympathises with commuters as he spends two hours a day travelling to and from work to his home in Rockingam.
Budding artists have been wielding their paintbrushes with gusto, and the caffeine-inspired results are now available for the world to see.
The Brown Fox bar in West Perth has slipped the leash and left town. It is being replaced by Mayfair Lane. The owners say the new-look pub is "a quirky, ballsy gastropub full of British sarcasm and spectacular food".
children as young as 10 are burning themselves with the sap of a plant, causing wounds so severe they need skin grafts to "get a trip to Perth". The trend, labelled as "extremely disturbing", has in recent months led to at least five young girls ...
The original 29-storey tower was approved by the Metro Central JDAP in May last year but South Perth residents Karyl Nairn and Ric Hawley succeeded in a February Supreme Court bid to have that overturned.
"We have already seen a positive response to the early signs of a global recovery with spot nickel up 20 per cent year to date and the average share price improvement of all nickel companies presenting at the Australian Nickel Conference this year ...
Nobu restaurant at Crown Perth has today been listed Australia's fourth best fine dining outfit in TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards.
Around 60 per cent of Australian households are flybuys members, while Virgin Australia's Velocity program has 6.5 million members.
Perth trains delayed by technical issue - The West Australian. Pinterest · Tumblr. Commuters in Perth's northern suburbs are reporting lengthy delays this morning after an issue on the Joondalup train line.
The Perth outpost is COMO's first in Australia. No other Australian hotels made Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards top 50 list.
WA HAD the highest workplace death rate in Australia last year including a sharp jump from 2014. The work fatality rate per 100,000 in WA ... The most recent death was last week, when 27-year-old German backpacker Marianka Heumann fell to her death ...
Perth property prices fell 4.2 per cent over the year to June, but Brisbane prices jumped 7.1 per cent during that time. "In Perth you can't sell or rent a property right now," Mr Satterley told the Citi Australia Investment Conference yesterday. "The ...
Telstra is pushing hard to take the lead in the long-running race to build a new Perth-to-Singapore submarine internet cable, hinting it is ready to hit the accelerator on the project.






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