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ABC News
August 24, 2021
Rory George Stevenson, 24, has pleaded not guilty to allegedly assaulting a woman on a Pilbara mine site and he is one of several men charged over a recent spate of attacks in the mining industry.
Emma Wynne
August 21, 2021
When Bernard Hardwick started selling finger food from caravans in 1939, he may have become the first to sell fast food in Perth and quickly became a city institution.
Gian De Poloni
August 14, 2021
From a Grammy Award with Kanye West to hit songs with Justin Bieber, Perth musicians Michael 'Finatik' Mule and Isaac 'Zac' De Boni are some of the most in-demand producers in the world, but you wouldn't know it.
Elsa Silberstein and Sean Tarek Goodwin
August 2, 2021
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has seen a 23 per cent decrease in the volume of its recycling collections, but experts say there's a good reason for that.
Keane Bourke
July 30, 2021
Susannah Morcombe has spent almost a year trying to find a home to buy in Perth without success, and is finding little relief in the fact Perth now has the lowest median house price of all capital cities for the first time in 28 years.
Rachel Pupazzoni
July 28, 2021
Australia's miners are hot property as global demand for electric vehicles soars, with the nation's bountiful lithium resources attracting particular attention.
Sam Wollaston
July 28, 2021
the Guardian
New petrol and diesel cars will be banned in the UK from 2030, and sales of electric vehicles are rising fast. But with drivers reliant on charging points how practical is the greener option? One writer finds out
Jessica Warriner
July 21, 2021
On the banks of Lake Joondalup, about 30 kilometres north of Perth's CBD, Joondalup's town centre was master-planned from the ground up. Three decades on it's Perth's satellite city success story.
Rhiannon Shine and Eliza Laschon
July 21, 2021
WA having the lowest vaccination rate of all the states and territories is worrying local businesses who have already suffered through three lockdowns this year.
Daniel Mercer
July 18, 2021
A race between the world's superpowers puts Australia firmly in focus as an alternative to China for minerals crucial to the development of essential technologies.
Rhiannon Shine and Eliza Laschon
July 14, 2021
Casual workers took a financial hit during Perth's third COVID-19 lockdown of the year. Now, the WA and Federal Government are at odds over who should compensate them.
Herlyn Kaur
July 7, 2021
Figures show Perth's average weekly house rent spiking by 21.6 per cent in just 12 months to its highest mark in six years, with tenants facing steep increases in a fierce market -- and there's a warning of worse to come.
Claire Moodie
July 7, 2021
Tricia Ray-Kepa has turned a rundown 3 x 1 rental into a charming home, despite its shortcomings. But from next month she will have to pay an extra $100 a month if she wants to hang onto it in a rising tide of housing stress hitting WA.
Rhiannon Shine
July 1, 2021
Perth residents nervously wait for news on when the COVID-19 lockdown will end, as questions remain around compensation for business owners and workers.
Nicolas Perpitch
June 30, 2021
The cost of the current COVID-19 lockdown for businesses in Perth and the Peel region is expected to be more severe than the last one because it's during a working week -- and there's still no certainty when it will end.
Bridget Herrmann
June 30, 2021
The resources sector was asked to pause the movement of all but critical FIFO workers in and out of Perth, but mine site flights are operating as per usual in some parts of regional WA.
Declan Gooch
June 30, 2021
South Australia's regional tourism and hospitality businesses are mopping up after losing thousands of dollars and bookings after the state closes borders to most jurisdictions.
Nicolas Perpitch
June 29, 2021
From Broome, to Busselton, Exmouth and Kalbarri, holidaymakers from Perth are cancelling their bookings, leaving regional WA tourism operators once again bearing the brunt of a COVID-19 lockdown.
Jemima Burt
June 29, 2021
The peak body for tourism in Far North Queensland says the region has now lost access to 60 per cent of its typical school holiday market, and businesses will fold.
Kyle Pauletto
June 28, 2021
A dual-lane highway from Perth to Albany is sorely needed to help deal with the south coast city's growing population and tourists, according to Mayor Dennis Wellington.
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