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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Warning Bell Group litigation could go on to 2031Bell Group in the 1990s - could continue until 2031. Mr Evans' comments come a
Warning Bell Group litigation could go on to 2031
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Bell Group in the 1990s - could continue until 2031. Mr Evans' comments come after controversial legislation, giving the WA Government control of the distribution of the settlement funds, was ruled invalid by the High Court earlier this... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Kwinana Industries Council attacks Satterley planCouncil has hit out at a bid by Perth property developer Nigel Satterley to hav
Kwinana Industries Council attacks Satterley plan
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Council has hit out at a bid by Perth property developer Nigel Satterley to have his land excluded from a planned WA Government buffer zone for the Kwinana industrial area. The Satterley Property Group chief executive yesterday warned the... Read more
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Computer World Australia
More cloud, but not all cloud, WA govt saysAustralian agencies will boost their use of cloud services under an ICT strateg
More cloud, but not all cloud, WA govt says
Computer World Australia / Posted 4 days ago
Australian agencies will boost their use of cloud services under an ICT strategy for the state released yesterday, but the WA government says it isn’t adopting a “cloud-first” approach. The document states that “first preference will be to reuse... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Public housing 'three-strikes' policy working: WA GovernmentControversial public housing 'three-strikes' eviction policy working, WA Govern
Public housing 'three-strikes' policy working: WA Government
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Controversial public housing 'three-strikes' eviction policy working, WA Government says A continued decline in the number of public housing tenants falling foul of the Western Australian Government's controversial "three-strikes" policy is a sign... Read more
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WA Today
Opposition: Barnett government in 'computer stone age' with online servicesper cent more than people were paying in other states - simply because those se
Opposition: Barnett government in 'computer stone age' with online services
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
per cent more than people were paying in other states - simply because those services weren't available online in WA. The WA government's website has been criticised for lack of services. Photo: istock The report highlighted that while people can... Read more
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Perth Now
WA’s online services poor: auditor generalAn auditor general report has found the WA Government’s online services are yea
WA’s online services poor: auditor general
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
An auditor general report has found the WA Government’s online services are years behind other Australian states. WE MIGHT be in the information age, but the West Australian government appears to be years behind other states and its online... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Elizabeth Quay operating costs almost $1.7m in two monthsElizabeth Quay $1.7m two month operating cost slammed by Opposition Elizabeth
Elizabeth Quay operating costs almost $1.7m in two months
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Elizabeth Quay $1.7m two month operating cost slammed by Opposition Elizabeth Quay cost the WA Government nearly $1.7 million in its first two months of operations, including nearly $500,000 on an opening festival, new figures have... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA government website poor, report findsWA government website poor, agencies lacking online services, auditor-general f
WA government website poor, report finds
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
WA government website poor, agencies lacking online services, auditor-general finds West Australian government agencies are behind the times in online service delivery and the Government's own central website is poor and lacks focus, a report has... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Plan to move Scitech to Burswood axedclear here is that the Premier wanted a short-term publicity stunt." Scitech -
Plan to move Scitech to Burswood axed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
clear here is that the Premier wanted a short-term publicity stunt." Scitech - a not-for-profit organisation supported by WA Government funding - hosts a collection of science exhibits at its West Perth headquarters, which is open to the general... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
More compensation for taxi drivers hard hit by Uber rejectedCompensation push for taxi drivers hard hit by Uber rejected by WA Government
More compensation for taxi drivers hard hit by Uber rejected
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
Compensation push for taxi drivers hard hit by Uber rejected by WA Government West Australian Transport Minister Dean Nalder has rejected an Opposition push for greater compensation for taxi drivers adversely affected by the Government's planned... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shorten vows $1b for Metronet rail, won't fund freight linkhe conceded if a federal Labor government removed the funding allocated to Pert
Shorten vows $1b for Metronet rail, won't fund freight link
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
he conceded if a federal Labor government removed the funding allocated to Perth Freight Link, it was unlikely the WA Government could foot the bill alone. "I would say that without federal funding, we will find it difficult to fund it,"... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor defends dumping Perth Freight Link in favour of MetronetMr Nalder conceded if a federal Labor government removed the funding allocated
Labor defends dumping Perth Freight Link in favour of Metronet
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Mr Nalder conceded if a federal Labor government removed the funding allocated to Perth Freight Link, it was unlikely the WA Government could foot the bill alone. "I would say that without federal funding, we will find it difficult to fund it,"... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Unions critical of WA Government's 'miserly' minimum wage recommendationMinimum wage: Unions seek $30 weekly increase, but WA Government wants $8.50 ri
Unions critical of WA Government's 'miserly' minimum wage recommendation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Minimum wage: Unions seek $30 weekly increase, but WA Government wants $8.50 rise Unions have accused the West Australian Government of being out of touch with workers, after it recommended a pay rise of $8.50 per week for people on the minimum... Read more
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Perth Now
Who killed Gerard Ross?a person is charged as a result of information provided to Crime Stoppers. And
Who killed Gerard Ross?
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
a person is charged as a result of information provided to Crime Stoppers. And a $100,000 reward remains available from the WA Government for information leading to the conviction of the person or persons responsible for Gerard’s murder. PUBLIC... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Government urged to fix contaminated water supplies in remote communitiesWA Government urged to fix contaminated water supplies in remote Indigenous com
WA Government urged to fix contaminated water supplies in remote communities
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
WA Government urged to fix contaminated water supplies in remote Indigenous communities Residents in remote WA communities have urged the State Government to fix their drinking water supplies, some of which have been contaminated with deadly... Read more
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Perth Now
Major soccer international one step closerJamie McDonald AN Australia v England soccer international to open Perth’s new
Major soccer international one step closer
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
Jamie McDonald AN Australia v England soccer international to open Perth’s new stadium is a step closer to reality if the WA Government wants it to happen. The Sunday Times can reveal Football Federation Australia chairman Steven Lowy and chief... Read more
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Perth Now
Nationals set up Barnett’s downfalla Labor victory in 2017 and a plummeting of Barnett’s popularity. And when you
Nationals set up Barnett’s downfall
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
a Labor victory in 2017 and a plummeting of Barnett’s popularity. And when you are looking for reasons as to why the WA Government is so on the nose with voters, I would suggest that the Nationals are playing a significant role in this free... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Scrapping jail for fine defaulters 'will not tackle WA prison overcrowding'reasons for trying to cut the number of people going to prison for not paying f
Scrapping jail for fine defaulters 'will not tackle WA prison overcrowding'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
reasons for trying to cut the number of people going to prison for not paying fines, Mr Morgan said. The report found the WA Government had spent at least $42 million - not including police, court and prisoner transport costs - over eight years to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
TAB privatisation in trouble as WA racing industry digs in over saleTAB privatisation in trouble as racing industry digs in against WA Government o
TAB privatisation in trouble as WA racing industry digs in over sale
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
TAB privatisation in trouble as racing industry digs in against WA Government over sale The West Australian Government and racing industry appear to be on a collision course over the proposed sale of the TAB, with growing speculation the industry is... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Government axes leaseback plan for office buildingsWA Government backflips on debt-reduction plan to leaseback office buildings A
WA Government axes leaseback plan for office buildings
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
WA Government backflips on debt-reduction plan to leaseback office buildings A key debt-reduction strategy announced by the West Australian Government as part of last year's budget has been axed, with the Treasurer admitting market conditions were... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA's avocado production set to boom as farmers eye international marketsis building a regional brand and seeking new markets beyond WA. A $7 million R
WA's avocado production set to boom as farmers eye international markets
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
is building a regional brand and seeking new markets beyond WA. A $7 million Royalties for Region's investment from the WA Government has been used to establish the Southern Forest Food Council to help promote the region's new Genuinely... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Road safety spend 'cost shifting', former minister claimsformer minister Rob Johnson claims Former police and road safety minister turn
Road safety spend 'cost shifting', former minister claims
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
former minister Rob Johnson claims Former police and road safety minister turned independent Rob Johnson has accused the WA Government of overstating its spending on road safety. Mr Johnson used question time in Parliament to target Police and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Uber’s ‘door is still open’ to Adelaidethe South Australian Government to lower costs it says prevent it from launchin
Uber’s ‘door is still open’ to Adelaide
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
the South Australian Government to lower costs it says prevent it from launching its UberX service in this state. The WA Government has created an $1100 licence for drivers of ride-share vehicles. It would cover an application fee, medical... Read more
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WA Today
Uber to become legal in Western Australiawill become legal and its drivers will have to carry special licences while the
Uber to become legal in Western Australia
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
will become legal and its drivers will have to carry special licences while the taxi industry will be compensated under WA government reforms. Uber's massive global growth in recent years has greatly disrupted the taxi industry because it has... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Probe into RSPCA urges greater WA Government controlRSPCA prosecutions questioned as inquiry urges more WA Government control A pa
Probe into RSPCA urges greater WA Government control
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
RSPCA prosecutions questioned as inquiry urges more WA Government control A parliamentary inquiry has recommended a WA Government department be handed much greater control and oversight of RSPCA-led prosecutions, while at the same time urging more... Read more
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Herald Sun
Uber to become legal in WAwill become legal and its drivers will have to carry special licences while the
Uber to become legal in WA
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
will become legal and its drivers will have to carry special licences while the taxi industry will be compensated under WA government reforms. Uber's massive global growth in recent years has greatly disrupted the taxi industry because it has... Read more
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News.com.au
Uber to become legal in WAwill become legal and its drivers will have to carry special licences while the
Uber to become legal in WA
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
will become legal and its drivers will have to carry special licences while the taxi industry will be compensated under WA government reforms. Uber's massive global growth in recent years has greatly disrupted the taxi industry because it has... Read more
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Perth Now
Uber to become legal in WAwill become legal and its drivers will have to carry special licences while the
Uber to become legal in WA
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
will become legal and its drivers will have to carry special licences while the taxi industry will be compensated under WA government reforms. Uber's massive global growth in recent years has greatly disrupted the taxi industry because it has... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Uber to become legal in WAwill become legal and its drivers will have to carry special licences while the
Uber to become legal in WA
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
will become legal and its drivers will have to carry special licences while the taxi industry will be compensated under WA government reforms. Uber's massive global growth in recent years has greatly disrupted the taxi industry because it has... Read more
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Perth Now
Rayney defamation trial set for February 2017for a multimillion-dollar defamation trial involving barrister Lloyd Rayney and
Rayney defamation trial set for February 2017
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
for a multimillion-dollar defamation trial involving barrister Lloyd Rayney and the state of WA. Mr Rayney is suing the WA Government for being named by a senior police officer in 2007 as the prime and only suspect in the murder of his estranged... Read more
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Herald Sun
Trial date set for Rayney defamation casethe state of Western Australia almost a decade after the barrister's estranged
Trial date set for Rayney defamation case
Herald Sun / Posted 12 days ago
the state of Western Australia almost a decade after the barrister's estranged wife was murdered. Mr Rayney is suing the WA government for being named by a senior police officer in 2007 as the prime and only suspect in the murder of Supreme Court... Read more
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News.com.au
Date set for WA's Rayney defamation trialdefamation trial involving barrister Lloyd Rayney and the state of Western Aust
Date set for WA's Rayney defamation trial
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
defamation trial involving barrister Lloyd Rayney and the state of Western Australia. Mr Rayney is suing the WA government for being named by a senior police officer in 2007 as the prime and only suspect in the murder of his estranged... Read more
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Perth Now
Date set for WA's Rayney defamation trialdefamation trial involving barrister Lloyd Rayney and the state of Western Aust
Date set for WA's Rayney defamation trial
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
defamation trial involving barrister Lloyd Rayney and the state of Western Australia. Mr Rayney is suing the WA government for being named by a senior police officer in 2007 as the prime and only suspect in the murder of his estranged... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Date set for WA's Rayney defamation trialdefamation trial involving barrister Lloyd Rayney and the state of Western Aust
Date set for WA's Rayney defamation trial
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
defamation trial involving barrister Lloyd Rayney and the state of Western Australia. Mr Rayney is suing the WA government for being named by a senior police officer in 2007 as the prime and only suspect in the murder of his estranged... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Date set for WA's Rayney defamation trialdefamation trial involving barrister Lloyd Rayney and the state of Western Aust
Date set for WA's Rayney defamation trial
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
defamation trial involving barrister Lloyd Rayney and the state of Western Australia. Mr Rayney is suing the WA government for being named by a senior police officer in 2007 as the prime and only suspect in the murder of his estranged... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Long shot’ at Bell cash worth it: BarnettAlan Bond’s Bell Group collapse cost WA taxpayers millions of dollars. Picture:
‘Long shot’ at Bell cash worth it: Barnett
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
Alan Bond’s Bell Group collapse cost WA taxpayers millions of dollars. Picture: Ella Pellegrini THE WA Government’s failed bid to wrest control of cash left over from the long-running Bell Group saga was worth a shot, Premier Colin Barnett says. It... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Government axes parenting support programsTony Simpson is the minister for local government, community services, seniors
WA Government axes parenting support programs
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
Tony Simpson is the minister for local government, community services, seniors and volunteering, youth. (By ABC News) The WA Government is axing its parenting support program, cutting 44 jobs across two services and closing down a 24-hour support... Read more
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Perth Now
Bell Group 'long shot' worth it: Barnettmore supportive of the state's case, Mr Barnett added. Treasurer Mike Nahan we
Bell Group 'long shot' worth it: Barnett
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
more supportive of the state's case, Mr Barnett added. Treasurer Mike Nahan went a step further, telling parliament the WA government had a deal with the Commonwealth not to oppose the bill. "At least the Bell Act was a noble effort to try to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Bell Group 'long shot' worth it: Barnettmore supportive of the state's case, Mr Barnett added. Treasurer Mike Nahan we
Bell Group 'long shot' worth it: Barnett
Weekly Times / Posted 13 days ago
more supportive of the state's case, Mr Barnett added. Treasurer Mike Nahan went a step further, telling parliament the WA government had a deal with the Commonwealth not to oppose the bill. "At least the Bell Act was a noble effort to try to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Bell Group 'long shot' worth it: Barnettmore supportive of the state's case, Mr Barnett added. Treasurer Mike Nahan we
Bell Group 'long shot' worth it: Barnett
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
more supportive of the state's case, Mr Barnett added. Treasurer Mike Nahan went a step further, telling parliament the WA government had a deal with the Commonwealth not to oppose the bill. "At least the Bell Act was a noble effort to try to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bell Group 'long shot' worth it: Barnettmore supportive of the state's case, Mr Barnett added. Treasurer Mike Nahan we
Bell Group 'long shot' worth it: Barnett
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
more supportive of the state's case, Mr Barnett added. Treasurer Mike Nahan went a step further, telling parliament the WA government had a deal with the Commonwealth not to oppose the bill. "At least the Bell Act was a noble effort to try to... Read more
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News.com.au
Bell Group 'long shot' worth it: Barnettmore supportive of the state's case, Mr Barnett added. Treasurer Mike Nahan we
Bell Group 'long shot' worth it: Barnett
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
more supportive of the state's case, Mr Barnett added. Treasurer Mike Nahan went a step further, telling parliament the WA government had a deal with the Commonwealth not to oppose the bill. "At least the Bell Act was a noble effort to try to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bell Group amendments pushed through WA Lower Housecreditors, including the Insurance Commission of WA and the Australian Taxation
Bell Group amendments pushed through WA Lower House
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
creditors, including the Insurance Commission of WA and the Australian Taxation Office, and the laws in question allow the WA Government to decide how the money would be carved up. The State Solicitor's Office recommended the Government make a... Read more
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News.com.au
Barnett believes he will stay WA premierColin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state electio
Barnett believes he will stay WA premier
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
Colin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state election but admits he is concerned by poor polling. "I will always do the right thing by the government and Liberal party," them premier said on his way into a party-room... Read more
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Perth Now
Barnett believes he will stay WA premierColin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state electio
Barnett believes he will stay WA premier
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
Colin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state election but admits he is concerned by poor polling. "I will always do the right thing by the government and Liberal party," them premier said on his way into a party-room... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Barnett believes he will stay WA premierColin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state electio
Barnett believes he will stay WA premier
Sky News Australia / Posted 13 days ago
Colin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state election but admits he is concerned by poor polling. 'I will always do the right thing by the government and Liberal party,' them premier said on his way into a party-room... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Barnett believes he will stay WA premierColin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state electio
Barnett believes he will stay WA premier
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Colin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state election but admits he is concerned by poor polling. "I will always do the right thing by the government and Liberal party," them premier said on his way into a party-room... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Barnett believes he will stay WA premierColin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state electio
Barnett believes he will stay WA premier
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 days ago
Colin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state election but admits he is concerned by poor polling. "I will always do the right thing by the government and Liberal party," them premier said on his way into a party-room... Read more
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Weekly Times
Barnett believes he will stay WA premierColin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state electio
Barnett believes he will stay WA premier
Weekly Times / Posted 13 days ago
Colin Barnett believes he will lead the WA government to the 2017 state election but admits he is concerned by poor polling. "I will always do the right thing by the government and Liberal party," them premier said on his way into a party-room... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Federal funds allocated for Swan Valley bypass$840 million. The federal Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese says the pr
Federal funds allocated for Swan Valley bypass
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
$840 million. The federal Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese says the project is one of the major requests from the WA Government. "This is a new highway that will take away [heavy freight traffic] from the Great Northern Highway," he... Read more
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