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McGowan hopeful but does not expect support for FIFO inquiry

Liam Ducey Opposition leader Mark McGowan has demanded bi-partisan support for a parliamentary inquiry into FIFO suicides - but he's not optimistic.

Password security highlighted as 'eBay user details' up for sale

Aleisha Orr Following a cyber attack aimed at online marketplace eBay, a post on a website claims to offer details from eBay users for sale.

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Dirty trucks polluting Perth city streets

Pictures reveal trucks entering and exiting the Elizabeth Quay development site, which contains contaminated soils,  are depositing dirt and mud onto busy Perth streets.

Narelle Towie Mud and dirt from tips, industrial areas and contaminated sites, including the Elizabeth Quay development in the heart of the city, is being deposited on Perth roads where it turns to dust and can be...

WA's Hendy Cowan fails to avoid Order of Australia

Hendy Cowan

The former West Australian deputy premier's skilful avoidance of Queen's Honours since leaving politics in 2001 has come to an end.

One second: how long it took to crack my online password

There are a number of measures which can be put in place to stop your computer from being hacked.

Aleisha Orr I watched as my passwords were cracked within a second.

Plastic poison found in 84 per cent of pregnant women

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Aleisha Orr The majority of pregnant women surveyed in a West Australian study were found to have a chemical in their urine that is believed to cause behavioural issues in children.

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Harassed women 'work harder'

Frustrated woman Sad, depression, frustration, lonely, woman, angry (generic)

Aleisha Orr Women who face rude and disrespectful behaviour in the workplace tolerate it and react by working harder.

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Three quarters of those without children are so 'by choice'


Aleisha Orr No, they probably will not change their mind later in life, it will not be any different once they have their own and there is no void in their life needing to be filled.

Universities 'responsible' for binge drinking

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Courtney Trenwith University taverns would be closed, alcohol education incorporated into every degree and compulsory volunteer work made a condition of graduation under ideas raised by a panel of eminent West...

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Buswell resigns over secret sex sessions on taxpayers' tab

Troy Buswell

Chalpat Sonti, Liam Phillips and Joseph Sapienza Troy Buswell's political lives have finally run out after Premier Colin Barnett accepted his resignation today in the wake of admitting misusing taxpayer funds in his affair with Greens MP Adele...

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