Julie Bishop

Christian protestors arrested after sit-in at Julie Bishop's Perth office

Liam Ducey Police have converged on the electorate office of Deputy Leader Julie Bishop, arresting 11 Christian leaders protesting the detention of children.

Rinehart regular in Bald satire of Aussie politics

An entrant in The Bald Archy prize 2013.

Jillian McHugh A stark-naked "Ribena-pants" Dame Edna, a regal, portly and chocolate-faced Gina Rinehart and a cigarette-sucking Julia Gillard have all made the cut as subjects of Australian ire.

WA election

WA stays with Barnett's Liberals

Colin Barnett

Rania Spooner West Australians have given Liberal leader Colin Barnett another four years at the helm in a commanding win the returning premier attributed, in part, to Federal Labor being "on the nose" in WA.

Mourners farewell Diana Bliss at 'her final show'

Berry

Rhianna King Diana Bliss loved putting on a show, and her farewell today was the biggest of all, mourners heard at Christ Church Grammar School chapel.

Live coverage: Perth launches CHOGM 2011

Chogm

Get the inside scoop blow-by-blow from our journalists on the ground as Perth launches CHOGM 2011.

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Rudd as foreign minister is a mistake: Bishop

Lloyd Jones Prime Minister Julia Gillard's appointment of Kevin Rudd as foreign minister risks Australia's international relations because of the fractured relationship between the pair, Deputy Opposition Leader...

Tributes pour in for brave and inspiring senator Judith Adams

Judith Adams

Western Australian senator Judith Adams has died after a brave and inspirational battle with cancer. She was 68.