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Perth gas buses to be modified after fires

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Perth's fleet of 474 natural gas-fuelled buses will be taken off the road in stages over the next 18 months so all vehicles can be modified following a series of fires.

Fog delays flights, slows roads across Perth's metro area

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Liam Ducey A thick band of fog descended on Perth this morning, delaying flights and causing major congestion on the roads.

Transperth investigating claim of boy being kicked off bus

Transperth bus

Transperth is investigating an incident on one of its buses where a teenage boy claims he was shouted at and kicked off for pressing the bell too early.

State budget: Billions promised to WA infrastructure

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Narelle Towie More than $23 billion will be invested into state infrastructure, including $2.11 billion on three road projects to fix traffic congestion on the Kwinana Freeway, Treasurer Mike Nahan has announced...

State Budget 2014-15: Winners and losers

Winners and losers of the state budget 2014-15

State budget: households slugged to claw back AAA credit rating

State budget 2014

Nicole Cox Households will be slugged with price hikes in power, water and public transport as the Western Australian government attempts to claw back the states AAA credit rating, WA Treasurer Mike Nahan has...

Crying baby gets family kicked off Mandurah bus by female driver

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Andrew King A Mandurah mother of two has been left embarrassed after she was kicked off a Transperth bus by the female driver because her baby was crying.

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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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Hillary Clinton touches down in Perth

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has touched down in Australia ahead of this week's annual Australia-United States Ministerial (AUSMIN) meetings.

Violent brawl highlights Perth bus security

Perth bus rage

Robyn Preston It started with racial abuse then continued with a tirade of explicit language and threatening gestures, and ended in an all-out brawl.

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Western derby day derailed

Perth trains

Robyn Preston Planning officials have been criticised over the timing of rail works that will see train line closures during the western derby weekend.

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The appalling side of Nepal sparks a woman's crusade

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Courtney Trenwith One woman is leading the fight against the scourge of child sexual slavery, writes Courtney Trenwith.

Perth wakes up to a $100m clean-up after storm of the year

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Colin Barnett has declared the devastating storm that hit Perth a natural disaster as the city braces for more hail, lightning, gales and flooding this afternoon.