Burswood

Bye 'bogan Burswood', all hail the Crown

Crown Casino

Jenna Clarke Perth's iconic entertainment complex Burswood has officially been "Crowned".

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Barnett bets on a Burswood stadium vision

Busrwood

Courtney Trenwith Premier Colin Barnett has confirmed the worst kept secret in Perth - the new sport stadium will be built on the Burswood peninsula.

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Alleged drunk driver drove at policeman

Police

Aleisha Orr A man has been charged after allegedly driving at a police officer on Thursday night.

Colin Barnett 'lied' to voters over council mergers

Colin Barnett

Michael Hopkin Colin Barnett has been accused of lying to voters in the run-up to the state election, after backflipping on a pre-election promise not to force local councils to merge.

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City of Perth to change boundary plans

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Robyn Preston The City of Perth is one step closer to claiming nearby icons, after setting out a revised boundary proposal during a special council meeting on Thursday night.

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Trading the suits for a pair of gloves

Dan Fraser and Tom Hunter.

Jerrie Demasi Toupees and fountain pens will be knocked around the ring, when Perth’s white-collar types don silky boxers for the ProMac Royal Queensbury Corporate Challenge this Friday May 11.

Hot air surprise for Ladies' Day

Jenna Clarke A Defence Force hot air balloon made an unexpected landing in South Perth this morning.

Gaga powers past Perth fans

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Jenna Clarke Gaga's Independence Day hangover proved too much for her as she arrived in Perth ahead of her final two Australian shows tonight.

Truth of Rayney murder mystery to come to light

Lloyd Rayney arriving at court with daughters Caitlyn and Sarah.

Anne-Louise Brown Lloyd Rayney has arrived at court flanked by his daughters, Caitlyn and Sarah, ahead of his trial over the murder of his wife, Corryn Rayney.

Perth part of Packer's plan for international gambling city

Macau

Courtney Trenwith A new six-star hotel tower and up to 830 more gaming machines and tables at the Burswood Entertainment Complex will go a long way to help owner James Packer achieve his goal of making Perth one of...

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AFL

Rugby causes AFL finals fixture headache

AFL

A Rugby Championship match in Perth on September 8 could cause major headaches to the AFL's finals fixturing, with league boss Andrew Demetriou conceding the issue could have a flow-on effect.

Expert says new light rail network could be built sooner, cheaper

The light rail network will run from Balga to the CBD.

Courtney Trenwith The man behind a 30-year push to build light rail in Perth has hailed the state government's commitment as historic but says the network could be built much sooner and for less than the projected $1...

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Worries over WA's Packer meeting leak

Australian Businessman and founder of Australia's Crown Ltd James Packer

The West Australian government has admitted to serious concerns about how cabinet documents detailing a meeting between Premier Colin Barnett and billionaire James Packer came to be leaked to a...

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.

Tennis

ABC pulls plug on Hopman Cup

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Tim Clarke The future of the Hopman Cup has been thrown into massive doubt, after the ABC confirmed today it would not be renewing its free-to-air coverage of the event.

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Manson, Britney coming to Perth

Daile Pepper Polar opposite performers pop princess Britney Spears and dark rocker Marilyn Manson are coming to Perth.