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The Turnbull government has been warned it will be punished at the ballot box at the next federal election if it does not give Western Australia a bigger share of defence contracts. The comments by WA's Defence Issues Minister Paul Papalia came as the ...
A GERMAN tourist is dead and another is seriously injured after their 4WD veered off the road and rolled onto its roof in remote Western Australia. police say four German nationals were in the vehicle when the crash happened, killing the 20-year-old ...
THIS remarkable image was taken moments before farmer Leigh Nairn, of Binnu, Western Australia, picked up an expensive repair bill for his $2300 drone.
A distress signal spotted in a remote region prompts fears that someone could be missing.
The law firm announced this week that it would merge with Perth-based Hunt & Humphry as of July 1 in a bid to beef up its energy and resources practice.
WA's public service union has signalled it's willing to hold back from pressuring for higher pay rises if the state government "ensured" public servants were "assured" of keeping their jobs.
BHP is seeking environmental approval to clear 2K-plus acres to dig two new open pit mines to extend the life of its Nickel West unit in Western Australia state. Nickel West gets much of the concentrated ore it uses to feed its 100K metric tons/year ...
In a bid to shed the costly, inefficient burden of its ICT infrastructure, the government of Western Australia has placed its consolidation plans in the hands of three cloud providers: Datacom, NEC and Atos.
The 2017 Bravo apple season was officially launched with an event in Western Australia earlier this month. Leaders from the horticultural industry joined retailers, social commentators and Western Australia's agriculture and food minister, Alannah ...
A huge crocodile has sent a group of gutsy Western Australian fishermen scurrying back to safety when it didn't take too kindly to being disturbed.
WA's public service union has signalled it's willing to hold back from pressuring for higher pay rises if the state government "ensured" public servants were ...
A feral predator-free zone in Western Australia could become home to the largest population of a mysterious marsupial with an unusually chivalrous mating system.
Australian Astronomers have discovered an object six to eight billion light years away that - in about a millisecond - ejected the same amount of energy that our ...
ELIZABETH Quay will be under water, the Perth Stadium will become an island and vast areas of housing in South Perth and Rockingham will need expensive protective measures because of rising sea levels, according to new climate change projections.
More than three million tonnes of building and demolition waste is produced in Western Australia every year, and about two million tonnes of it gets recycled.
BBI Group (BBIG) has signed an agreement with Mineral Resources subsidiary Polaris Metals to acquire the Weelumurra iron ore asset in the Central Pilbara Region of Western Australia. The Weelumurra iron ore asset is around 15km from BBIG's proposed ...
The team overcame Western Australia by 10 points and NSW/ACT by just three points in matches played at Blacktown International Sportspark in western Sydney.
Western Australia will use drones to spy on criminals, help with searches and assess bomb threats, it has been revealed. The WA police have approved a two year pilot of "remotely piloted aircraft systems", according to local media.
Over the next few weeks we'll be bringing you our favourite artists from each state in the country, starting in Western Australia. WA has had somewhat of a rollercoaster five years, after a creative explosion ebbed outwards from Perth into each corner ...
Telstra has announced that it will trial and deploy a series of smart city Internet of Things (IoT) applications throughout a beachside park in Perth, Western Australia, under a partnership with the city of Joondalup. The solutions will include ...
The Waitsia-3 appraisal well is located approximately 19.8 km east-south-east of Dongara, Western Australia, and 10.8 km south of Waitsia-1.
The Federal government has recognised that new approaches are needed to take advantage of new and emerging technologies and has called on agencies, departments and partners to be more effective in using innovation and bringing innovative solutions ...
IS THIS Australia's best angle? judges of the Australia from Above drone photography competition thought so. Kyle Bowman's shot of Wyadup Spa in Western ...
Evidence from a remote cave in Western Australia confirms humans have occupied Australia for around 50,000 years - according to new research.
Ex-HMAS Sydney Retires to Western Australia. By Aiswarya Lakshmi May 18, 2017. Ex-HMAS Sydney has left Sydney Harbour on 18 May 2017 to be towed to Western Australia for recycling by Australian company Birdon. Photo: LEUT Chris Boardman, Royal ...
houses and coins1 The WA government will be cutting its boost to first-home buyer grants six months earlier than planned. The recently-elected Labor government will end the $5,000 boost payment on 30 June, rather than the December cut-off announced ...
THE vast bulk of spending on ship and submarine maintenance is still up for grabs, and Western Australia is keen to get it.
"I'm glad the government has recognised that they've had a negative impact on that particular industry, but also recognise that the construction industry is a big employer in Western Australia," he said. "We'll support that (first homebuyers ...
Households, businesses, and commercial developments across Western Australia are installing solar panels at a record rate, with installations up 33% last year.
"In Western Australia, there are many troubled regions where welfare-fuelled alcohol abuse particularly causes all sorts of harm," he said.
THE arrest of a suspected child rapist in Western Australia may have been key to uncovering a paedophile ring that led police to charge star TV reporter Ben ...
The program, based mostly in Adelaide, will produce 12 submarines, nine frigates and 12 offshore patrol vessels for the Australian navy.
The Western Australian (WA) Department of Mines and petroleum has called for industry applicants to bid on five onshore release areas within the Canning Basin region of central-northern WA.
In a bid to reduce high levels of congestion on the Kwinana Freeway near Perth in Western Australia, the government is planning to introduce a smart motorway by converting the emergency stopping lane to a full-time running lane.
So, you want to go camping in Western Australia? You're excited and your friends and loved ones are all on board. Now it's time to prepare.
Naval oranges and mandarins growing near Moora in Western Australia will soon be on the shelves of Asian supermarkets, as well as local vendors.
Mel and James wanted to take Western Australia at their own pace, and a self-drive camper van holiday from Flight Centre proved the ideal way to do it.
While much of the market share gain will have come from new store openings in South Australia and Western Australia, Daunt said the eastern states were still experiencing growth.
Showers and thunderstorms will develop over southwestern districts of Western Australia today, including Perth. Wind gusts may reach 80-90km/h at times along exposed areas of the lower west and southwest coasts, although severe weather is otherwise ...
Mark McGowan says the state's domestic gas reservation policy was "a good policy and it worked and now we see the problems in the eastern states are not ...
If there's one dish that the people of Perth are talking about right now, it's a chicken larp. Since David Thompson opened his first Australian venture, Long Chim ...
Middle-aged, middle-class homeowners in Western Australia who had shifted their retirement nest egg from superannuation to property were suddenly unable to pay their mortgage.
THOUSANDS of motorcyclists are getting away with speeding in Western Australia because police cameras cant identify number plates or riders wearing ...
Strawberry Growers Association of Western Australia president Neil Handasyde said growers would be subject to extra inspections after fruit was boxed and prepared for export.
The new Labor government in Western Australia has capped pay rises for bureaucrats at $1000 a year and frozen the salaries of all MPs and other well-paid public servants for the next four years, in moves expected to save the budget about $520 million.
Downer officially opened the new Western Australia garden based in Eden's Mediterranean Biome yesterday, which features exotics including grass trees, kangaroo paws and wax flowers.
ANCIENT fossil evidence discovered in Western Australia could dramatically change our understanding of how life began on Earth, vindicate a discarded 19th century theory by Charles Darwin and boost chances we find alien life of Mars.




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