The global credit rating agency upgraded the long-term ratings outlook on WA, citing the State’s strong budgetary performance which it said was “superior to that of most peers”.
Danielle Le Messurier
The family of a 26-year-old Pilbara woman who was left fighting for life after collapsing in front of shocked friends is pleading with authorities to be allowed to spend precious hours by her bedside.
New police figures have revealed just how many kidnapping and ‘child stealing’ events there were in WA in the last financial year.
All-gender bathrooms could be installed across the CBD — which would be an Australian first — under a landmark LGBTIQA+ action plan developed by the City of Perth.
Mourners have left a moving tribute to ABC presenter Russell Woolf, leaving flowers on his beloved red scooter after he died suddenly on Monday night.
More changes may be coming for Crown Resorts, as the scandal-plagued casino giant recovers from another damning report.
Police have revealed why they searched Cleo Smith’s family home for a third time.
Forensics officers have returned to Cleo Smith’s Carnarvon family home, scouring the inside for evidence that could lead to a breakthrough in the case.
The boss of Rio Tinto’s all-important iron ore division says he’s ‘deeply sorry’ for sexual misconduct in its FIFO workforce and ‘sickened’ by the flood of allegations.
Rebecca Le May
Fortescue Metals Group’s chief executive Elizabeth Gaines revealed the new cap for alcoholic drinks at a hearing for a landmark parliamentary inquiry into FIFO sex attacks.
Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews has assured the family of Cleo Smith that federal law agencies are aiding local efforts to find the missing four-year-old.
A respected Baiyungu elder has warned of the dangerous conditions bounty hunters and inexperienced searchers could face on the Mid-West’s rugged terrain in the desperate search for Cleo Smith.
Jackson Barrett & Ailish Delaney
A golf clubhouse to open this week is the first component in the $425 million coastal community at Kennedy Bay that has been about three decades in the making.
WA will no longer build a major defence vessel despite the Government promising last year the work would be done in the State.
The new Pirate Life brew pub and restaurant — currently surrounded by empty and burnt out buildings — could help revive a tired end of Murray Street.
A five-year-old girl suffered such severe burns to her face and body while at a childcare centre that she needed skin grafting.
Video has emerged of the moment an escapee made his getaway from Broome Regional Prison as police step up the hunt for Warrick Simon Walkerbear.
Troy de Ruyter & Sam Jones
Anti-vaccination protesters are confronting journalists outside Parliament House, saying ‘coercion is not choice’.
Investigators are faced with a huge challenge in finding little Cleo Smith — where do you start looking for a needle in a haystack? But former FBI agent Tonya DeSa says there are pointers to look for.
‘The parents have been nothing but helpful. We’ve worked very closely with them, they’ve let us into their home, they’ve let us into their cars, their phones, everything.’
A 36-year-old man has been charged over a spate of arson attacks across Perth's northern suburbs on Friday.
Five teenagers aged between 13 and 17 have been seriously injured after the car they were driving in slammed into a tree in Perth’s South West.
The Gummi Bears Child Care Centre in Balcatta has been fined $27,000 after a five-year-old was so badly burnt by hot water splashing on her that she needed skin grafts.
Roughly eight people a day have appeared in Perth’s two main courthouses on a range of child sex offences since little Cleo Smith vanished from her family’s tent in Carnarvon.
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