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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Concerns Fremantle Port being dumped in 'fire sale'Concerns deal to offload Fremantle Port being rushed through in WA Government '
Concerns Fremantle Port being dumped in 'fire sale'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 hours ago
Concerns deal to offload Fremantle Port being rushed through in WA Government 'fire sale' A pledge by to sell off the port of Fremantle this year by West Australian Treasurer Mike Nahan has been labelled "desperate" by the State Opposition. Despite... Read more
11h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Opening of Perth arts festival to showcase Indigenous cultureOpening of Perth International Arts Festival set to showcase 40,000 years of In
Opening of Perth arts festival to showcase Indigenous culture
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 hours ago
Opening of Perth International Arts Festival set to showcase 40,000 years of Indigenous culture The opening of the Perth International Arts Festival is set to be a spectacular celebration of Western Australia's rich and complex history, with Langley... Read more
13h
Herald Sun
WA grassroots footy 'shafted': Opposition Regional grassroots football has been "shafted" by the new Perth Stadium oper
WA grassroots footy 'shafted': Opposition
Herald Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
Regional grassroots football has been "shafted" by the new Perth Stadium operating agreement, the West Australian opposition says. Opposition sport spokesman Peter Watson said the state government's... Read more
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News.com.au
WA grassroots footy 'shafted': Opposition Regional grassroots football has been "shafted" by the new Perth Stadium oper
WA grassroots footy 'shafted': Opposition
News.com.au / Posted 13 hours ago
Regional grassroots football has been "shafted" by the new Perth Stadium operating agreement, the West Australian opposition says. Opposition sport spokesman Peter Watson said the state government's... Read more
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Perth Now
WA grassroots footy 'shafted': Opposition Regional grassroots football has been "shafted" by the new Perth Stadium oper
WA grassroots footy 'shafted': Opposition
Perth Now / Posted 14 hours ago
Regional grassroots football has been "shafted" by the new Perth Stadium operating agreement, the West Australian opposition says. Opposition sport spokesman Peter Watson said the state government's... Read more
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Adelaide Now
WA grassroots footy 'shafted': Opposition Regional grassroots football has been "shafted" by the new Perth Stadium oper
WA grassroots footy 'shafted': Opposition
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 hours ago
Regional grassroots football has been "shafted" by the new Perth Stadium operating agreement, the West Australian opposition says. Opposition sport spokesman Peter Watson said the state government's... Read more
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The Courier Mail
WA grassroots footy 'shafted': Opposition Regional grassroots football has been "shafted" by the new Perth Stadium oper
WA grassroots footy 'shafted': Opposition
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
Regional grassroots football has been "shafted" by the new Perth Stadium operating agreement, the West Australian opposition says. Opposition sport spokesman Peter Watson said the state government's... Read more
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15h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Perth Stadium deal won't keep AFL at Subiaco Oval: WAFCPerth Stadium: WA football chiefs say they won't look to keep AFL at Subiaco Ov
Perth Stadium deal won't keep AFL at Subiaco Oval: WAFC
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 hours ago
Perth Stadium: WA football chiefs say they won't look to keep AFL at Subiaco Oval The WA Football Commission (WAFC) has denied intentionally threatening to keep playing AFL at Subiaco Oval even after the completion of Perth Stadium, saying the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Deputy Chief Minister signed share offer from Vietnamese companyDeputy Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe has admitted to signing a share
Deputy Chief Minister signed share offer from Vietnamese company
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 hours ago
Deputy Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe has admitted to signing a share offer from a Vietnamese company. PICTURE: Helen Orr DEPUTY Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe signed an offer to personally buy $570,000 in shares from a Vietnamese... Read more
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News.com.au
Deputy Chief Minister signed share offer from Vietnamese companyDeputy Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe has admitted to signing a share
Deputy Chief Minister signed share offer from Vietnamese company
News.com.au / Posted 17 hours ago
Deputy Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe has admitted to signing a share offer from a Vietnamese company during a taxpayer-funded trip. PICTURE: Helen Orr DEPUTY Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe signed an offer to personally buy... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Govt defends efforts to secure federal transport fundingWA Govt defends efforts to secure 'fair share' of federal transport funding Ph
WA Govt defends efforts to secure federal transport funding
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
WA Govt defends efforts to secure 'fair share' of federal transport funding Photo: The WA Government says the Max Light Rail project is not included on its Infrastructure Australia priority list (Department of Transport) The State Government has... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA 'disappointed' GST rate hike quashedGST rate: WA Treasurer Mike Nahan disappointed by move to quash increase Photo
WA 'disappointed' GST rate hike quashed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
GST rate: WA Treasurer Mike Nahan disappointed by move to quash increase Photo: WA Treasurer Mike Nahan was pushing for additional GST revenue for the state, which this year will receive just 30 cents in the dollar. (ABC News: Andrew... Read more
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Weekly Times
Immunisation reaches 'record high' in WAImmunisation rates are on the rise in WA but it's still not enough to prevent d
Immunisation reaches 'record high' in WA
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
Immunisation rates are on the rise in WA but it's still not enough to prevent disease outbreaks. Immunisation rates in Western Australia and have reached "a record high" but it's still not enough to prevent... Read more
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News.com.au
Immunisation reaches 'record high' in WAIMMUNISATION rates in Western Australia and have reached "a record high" but it
Immunisation reaches 'record high' in WA
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
IMMUNISATION rates in Western Australia and have reached "a record high" but it's still not enough to prevent disease outbreaks, the WA government says. THE rate of five-year-old children who were fully vaccinated in the December 2015 quarter... Read more
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News.com.au
Immunisation reaches 'record high' in WA Immunisation rates in Western Australia and have reached "a record high" but
Immunisation reaches 'record high' in WA
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
Immunisation rates in Western Australia and have reached "a record high" but it's still not enough to prevent disease outbreaks, the WA government says. The rate of five-year-old children who were fully... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Agreement close on Perth western suburbs high school siteWA Government close to agreement over high school site in Perth's western subur
Agreement close on Perth western suburbs high school site
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
WA Government close to agreement over high school site in Perth's western suburbs Photo: WA Education Minister Peter Collier remains confident a new public high school will be open in Perth's western suburbs in 2019. WA's Education Minister said... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fish-kill threat to Perth's Canning riverFish-kill threat to Canning river, four-year study reveals Photo: Murdoch Univ
Fish-kill threat to Perth's Canning river
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Fish-kill threat to Canning river, four-year study reveals Photo: Murdoch University researchers Daniel Yeoh (L), Dr Alan Cottingham and Dr Chris Hallett (R) sampling fish at the Guildford fish market reserve on the Swan River. A sizeable section... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Liberal MP angry over WA Government's handling of taxi reformLiberal MP Ian Britza angry over WA Government's handling of taxi reform The M
Liberal MP angry over WA Government's handling of taxi reform
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Liberal MP Ian Britza angry over WA Government's handling of taxi reform The MP representing one of WA's most marginal Liberal-held seats has conceded people in his electorate are not happy with the Government and has cited taxi reform as a key... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Saltwater poses fish-kill threat to Swan, Canning riversSaltwater poses fish-kill threat to Perth's Swan and Canning rivers Photo: Mur
Saltwater poses fish-kill threat to Swan, Canning rivers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Saltwater poses fish-kill threat to Perth's Swan and Canning rivers Photo: Murdoch University researchers Daniel Yeoh (L), Dr Alan Cottingham and Dr Chris Hallett (R) sampling fish at the Guildford fish market reserve on the Swan River. A sizeable... Read more
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News.com.au
Liberals take the lead in latest WA opinion pollWA opposition leader Mark McGowan remains preferred premier in the latest opini
Liberals take the lead in latest WA opinion poll
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
WA opposition leader Mark McGowan remains preferred premier in the latest opinion poll. Picture: Matthew Poon. THE WA government has regained an election-winning lead over Labor in the latest opinion poll, although opposition leader Mark McGowan... Read more
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Perth Now
Mark McGowan preferred WA premierWA opposition leader Mark McGowan remains preferred premier in the latest opini
Mark McGowan preferred WA premier
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
WA opposition leader Mark McGowan remains preferred premier in the latest opinion poll. Picture: Matthew Poon. THE WA government has regained an election-winning lead over Labor in the latest opinion poll, although opposition leader Mark McGowan... Read more
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News.com.au
WA student to teacher ratio highest in nation, new Productivity Commission data revealsNew data shows WA had the highest ratio of students to teachers in 2014. WA sc
WA student to teacher ratio highest in nation, new Productivity Commission data reveals
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
New data shows WA had the highest ratio of students to teachers in 2014. WA schools had the highest ratio of students to teachers in the nation in 2014, new data reveals. A Productivity Commission report released on Thursday shows WA government... Read more
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Perth Now
WA student to teacher ratio highest in nationNew data shows WA had the highest ratio of students to teachers in 2014. WA sc
WA student to teacher ratio highest in nation
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
New data shows WA had the highest ratio of students to teachers in 2014. WA schools had the highest ratio of students to teachers in the nation in 2014, new data reveals. A Productivity Commission report released on Thursday shows WA government... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Opposition has its facts wrong’: NalderOpposition planning spokeswoman Rita Saffioti says “the Liberals don’t have a p
‘Opposition has its facts wrong’: Nalder
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
Opposition planning spokeswoman Rita Saffioti says “the Liberals don’t have a public transport plan, they have a propaganda plan for the next election”. Picture: Stewart Allen UPDATE: THE WA government has rebutted opposition claims that it has... Read more
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News.com.au
Perth MAX Light Rail: WA Labor says more money has been ‘wasted’Opposition planning spokeswoman Rita Saffioti says “the Liberals don’t have a p
Perth MAX Light Rail: WA Labor says more money has been ‘wasted’
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Opposition planning spokeswoman Rita Saffioti says “the Liberals don’t have a public transport plan, they have a propaganda plan for the next election”. Picture: Stewart Allen THE WA government has wasted more than $3 million on an old house for... Read more
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Perth Now
Whooping cough vaccine in demandEducating others: Greg and Catherine Hughes, with a photograph of their son Ril
Whooping cough vaccine in demand
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
Educating others: Greg and Catherine Hughes, with a photograph of their son Riley. Picture: Daniel Wilkins RILEY Hughes’ time on earth was devastatingly short — but the tiny infant has left a huge legacy. Snatched from the arms of his parents at... Read more
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WA Today
Perth subway idea 'nonsense', sustainability expert saysA Perth sustainability expert has slammed the state government's idea to build
Perth subway idea 'nonsense', sustainability expert says
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
A Perth sustainability expert has slammed the state government's idea to build an underground rail system from the CBD to Morley as "nonsense" claiming the outer suburbs did not have the density to justify the expensive transport solution. On... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
MRA debt forecast to peak at $445m in 2015-2016WA's Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority debt forecast to peak at $445m, repor
MRA debt forecast to peak at $445m in 2015-2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
WA's Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority debt forecast to peak at $445m, report shows Photo: Planning Minister John Day (L), joins WA Premier Colin Barnett, Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi and children to officially open Elizabeth Quay, one of the MRA's... Read more
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WA Today
Meadow Springs tops the list as worst suburb for school zone speedersMeadow Springs is the school zone speeding capital of WA. Photo: Aaron Sawall
Meadow Springs tops the list as worst suburb for school zone speeders
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
Meadow Springs is the school zone speeding capital of WA. Photo: Aaron Sawall Meadow Springs near Mandurah is the worst suburb in the state for school zone speeders almost double the next worst school in 2015, according to figures released by the WA... Read more
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Perth Now
600 crimes committed in WA everyday600 crimes against people or property everyday in WA last year Domestic assaul
600 crimes committed in WA everyday
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
600 crimes against people or property everyday in WA last year Domestic assaulst up 22 per cent, Homicides up 19 per cent in 12 months WA Police Commissioner admits police don’t have answers for crime surge 40 extra police officers will be used to... Read more
12d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nickel mine closure hurts Wyndham portNickel mine closure causing pain for Kimberley port Photo: Cambridge Gulf Ltd
Nickel mine closure hurts Wyndham port
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
Nickel mine closure causing pain for Kimberley port Photo: Cambridge Gulf Ltd chief executive Tony Chafer says he expected Panoramic Resources to put their Savannah mine on care and maintenance due to the falling nickel price. (Tom Edwards) A... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Native title talks stall over Ord Valley sugar industry developmentDevelopment of sugar industry in Ord valley looks shaky, after native title tal
Native title talks stall over Ord Valley sugar industry development
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
Development of sugar industry in Ord valley looks shaky, after native title talks stall Plans to develop an Ord Valley sugar industry stretching across Western Australia and the Northern Territory are looking shaky, as native title talks stall over... Read more
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Perth Now
‘My blood is boiling’: Rape victim’s rageAngela Johnston makes another appeal to WA Attorney-General Michael Mischin to
‘My blood is boiling’: Rape victim’s rage
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
Angela Johnston makes another appeal to WA Attorney-General Michael Mischin to change the law to stop releasing dangerous sex offenders from jail. SHE courageously spoke of her horrific ordeal after her attacker was freed from jail, now Angela... Read more
14d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA-designed shark detection system trialled in NSWWA-designed shark detection system 'Clever buoy' to be trialled in NSW A WA-de
WA-designed shark detection system trialled in NSW
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
WA-designed shark detection system 'Clever buoy' to be trialled in NSW A WA-designed shark detection system, the "Clever Buoy", will be trialled at Sydney's Bondi beach following a spate of attacks in NSW, but the WA Government remains unconvinced... Read more
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WA Today
Amusement at Barnett gong for anti-freight link groupRethink the Link protesters at one of their many rallies against Roe 8. Photo:
Amusement at Barnett gong for anti-freight link group
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
Rethink the Link protesters at one of their many rallies against Roe 8. Photo: ReThink The Link Fremantle Labor MP Simone McGurk has poked fun at Premier Colin Barnett after he gave an Australian Day award to a group that has campaigned against his... Read more
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Herald Sun
WA must develop global brand: opposition Western Australia must develop a "global brand" in order to diversify the eco
WA must develop global brand: opposition
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Western Australia must develop a "global brand" in order to diversify the economy according to the opposition. Opposition Leader Mark McGowan said the WA government had failed in marketing the region to the... Read more
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News.com.au
WA must develop global brand: opposition Western Australia must develop a "global brand" in order to diversify the eco
WA must develop global brand: opposition
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
Western Australia must develop a "global brand" in order to diversify the economy according to the opposition. Opposition Leader Mark McGowan said the WA government had failed in marketing the region to the... Read more
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Perth Now
WA must develop global brand: opposition Western Australia must develop a "global brand" in order to diversify the eco
WA must develop global brand: opposition
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
Western Australia must develop a "global brand" in order to diversify the economy according to the opposition. Opposition Leader Mark McGowan said the WA government had failed in marketing the region to the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
WA must develop global brand: oppositionWestern Australia must develop a 'global brand' in order to diversify the econo
WA must develop global brand: opposition
Sky News Australia / Posted 17 days ago
Western Australia must develop a 'global brand' in order to diversify the economy according to the opposition. Opposition Leader Mark McGowan said the WA government had failed in marketing the region to the world, with the state falling behind NSW... Read more
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The Courier Mail
WA must develop global brand: opposition Western Australia must develop a "global brand" in order to diversify the eco
WA must develop global brand: opposition
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Western Australia must develop a "global brand" in order to diversify the economy according to the opposition. Opposition Leader Mark McGowan said the WA government had failed in marketing the region to the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
WA must develop global brand: opposition Western Australia must develop a "global brand" in order to diversify the eco
WA must develop global brand: opposition
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
Western Australia must develop a "global brand" in order to diversify the economy according to the opposition. Opposition Leader Mark McGowan said the WA government had failed in marketing the region to the... Read more
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News.com.au
$100,000 spent on fire crew to sit idleChannel 9's live appeal raised $627,000 for victims of the Yarloop-Waroona bush
$100,000 spent on fire crew to sit idle
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
Channel 9's live appeal raised $627,000 for victims of the Yarloop-Waroona bushfire. Yarloop's burn scar as seen from space. Picture: NASA A PRIVATE firefighting company was paid $100,000 by the WA Government to have 12 staff, five trucks, two... Read more
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Perth Now
$100,000 spent on fire crew to sit idleA PRIVATE firefighting company was paid $100,000 by the WA Government to have 1
$100,000 spent on fire crew to sit idle
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
A PRIVATE firefighting company was paid $100,000 by the WA Government to have 12 staff, five trucks, two light fire vehicles and two bulldozers based in Collie while 77km away Yarloop burned to the ground. The Sunday Times can today reveal how the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Elder haunted by nephew's suicide calls for youth safe houseSuicide of nephew will never leave Aboriginal elder Trevor Donaldson, who wants
Elder haunted by nephew's suicide calls for youth safe house
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
Suicide of nephew will never leave Aboriginal elder Trevor Donaldson, who wants safe house Goldfields Aboriginal elder Trevor Donaldson will never be able to escape the memory of his unresponsive nephew as he tried desperately to revive him. Key... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Government to seek new Roe 8 environment approvalsRoe 8: WA Government to seek new environmental approvals Photo: The Supreme Co
WA Government to seek new Roe 8 environment approvals
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
Roe 8: WA Government to seek new environmental approvals Photo: The Supreme Court ruled late last year that environmental approvals for the Roe 8 project were invalid. (ABC News: Andrew O'Connor) The WA Government has announced it will appeal... Read more
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19d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fresh appeal drawn up against Perth Freight Link extensionRoe 8: Aboriginal heritage appeal drawn up against Perth Freight Link extension
Fresh appeal drawn up against Perth Freight Link extension
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
Roe 8: Aboriginal heritage appeal drawn up against Perth Freight Link extension The WA Government is facing a fresh battle on a second front over its controversial Roe Highway extension, with a new Supreme Court challenge being prepared on... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Government to seek new Roe 8 environment approvalsRoe 8: WA Government to seek new environmental approvals Photo: The Supreme Co
WA Government to seek new Roe 8 environment approvals
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
Roe 8: WA Government to seek new environmental approvals Photo: The Supreme Court ruled late last year that environmental approvals for the Roe 8 project were invalid. (ABC News: Andrew O'Connor) The WA Government has announced it will request a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
National heritage body unhappy at deregistration of Aboriginal sites along Roe 8 route A national body which advises UNESCO on world heritage sites will raise its c
National heritage body unhappy at deregistration of Aboriginal sites along Roe 8 route
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
A national body which advises UNESCO on world heritage sites will raise its concerns with the WA Government about the deregistration of Aboriginal sites along the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Questions over Perth CEO sackingWA govt, opposition call for clearer explanation of the Perth council decision.
Questions over Perth CEO sacking
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
WA govt, opposition call for clearer explanation of the Perth council decision. The West Australian government and the opposition have called on the City of Perth to provide a clearer explanation as to why it sacked its chief executive. Perth's... Read more
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Perth Now
Barnett questions Perth CEO sackingPremier Colin Barnett has questioned the sacking of City of Perth CEO Gary Stev
Barnett questions Perth CEO sacking
Perth Now / Posted 20 days ago
Premier Colin Barnett has questioned the sacking of City of Perth CEO Gary Stevenson. Picture: Justin Benson-Cooper THE WA Government and the opposition have called on the City of Perth to provide a clearer explanation as to why it sacked its chief... Read more
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