Christian Porter

Treasurer Christian Porter set to resign

Treasurer Christian Porter

Courtney Trenwith Treasurer Christian Porter is expected to resign from state politics today in a shock announcement.

Howard woos the wild west

Howard

Cortlan Bennett Comparing the receptions John Howard and Julia Gillard received in Perth in the past fortnight is like comparing titanium to talcum powder.

WA: Australia's 'poor little rich girl'

Jenna Clarke Western Australia is set to become a ‘poor little rich girl’ according to the shadow minister for state development Bill Johnston.

Barnett tried to keep Porter in WA

Treasurer Christian Porter

Courtney Trenwith Premier Colin Barnett said he tried to persuade Christian Porter not to leave state politics but ultimately respected his career-driven decision.

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Birnie sentence decision after WA election

A sentence review for serial killer Catherine Birnie is expected to be completed in early March but a decision can't be made until after the West Australian election.

Charges laid over death of Mr Ward in roasting prison van

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Chalpat Sonti The family of an Aboriginal elder who died in searing heat in the back of a prison van has welcomed a decision to lay charges over his death.