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Nathan covers state politics for WAtoday. He is a former editor of the Mandurah Mail, where he also covered politics for Fairfax's regional titles.

After a decade, WA's surrogacy laws are still sparking controversy
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After a decade, WA's surrogacy laws are still sparking controversy

Families Through Surrogacy director Sam Everingham said about half of the couples seeking surrogates in WA were in same-sex relationships, but only women were able to enter into surrogate agreements.

  • by Nathan Hondros

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City of Mandurah apologises after using ratepayer cash for 'accidental' political ads
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City of Mandurah apologises after using ratepayer cash for 'accidental' political ads

The City of Mandurah is under fire after publishing a full page newspaper advertisement which "accidentally" promoted a WA Labor election policy.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Massive electricity cost blow-out hits WA small businesses
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Massive electricity cost blow-out hits WA small businesses

20,000 small businesses are feeling the pinch of a 236 per cent increase in the electricity supply charge.

  • by Hamish Hastie & Nathan Hondros
No-frack protesters to target Ellenbrook cabinet meeting ahead of report

No-frack protesters to target Ellenbrook cabinet meeting ahead of report

Anti-fracking protesters will target a government meetings in Ellenbrook today ahead of the release of an inquiry into the controversial gas mining technique.

  • by Nathan Hondros
WA union boss belts 'trouble makers' for election 'lies and misinformation'
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WA union boss belts 'trouble makers' for election 'lies and misinformation'

A battle to win control of the Transport Workers Union in WA has erupted in acrimony, claims of "lies and misinformation" and financial mismanagement.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Airbnb: Hotel industry plan would destroy WA's 'home sharing' economy
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Airbnb: Hotel industry plan would destroy WA's 'home sharing' economy

Airbnb has released analysis claiming a plan to reform the short-stay accommodation industry by the AHA would devastate its business, costing jobs and tourists.

  • by Nathan Hondros
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State eyes overhaul of Asian relations in West Australian first
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State eyes overhaul of Asian relations in West Australian first

"There are enormous opportunities in Asia, but Australia is not the best at exploiting those opportunities." The WA government hopes that is about to change.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Spend big or pay down debt? How WA will spend its $4.7b GST windfall

Spend big or pay down debt? How WA will spend its $4.7b GST windfall

Mark McGowan will use $1.7 billion of its $4.7 billion GST windfall to reduce debt. How do you think the WA Government should spend our GST revenue?

  • by Nathan Hondros
Fair deal for WA as GST plan sails through federal parliament
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Fair deal for WA as GST plan sails through federal parliament

Changes to GST distribution, including a new floor of 75 cents, have cleared federal parliament after a long fight led by West Australia to get a fairer deal.

  • by Nathan Hondros
McGowan puts live exporters on notice, would not be 'heartbroken' if industry gone

McGowan puts live exporters on notice, would not be 'heartbroken' if industry gone

Premier Mark McGowan has put the state's live animal export trade on notice and agreed he wouldn't be heartbroken if the industry disappeared.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Hotel lobbyists in stoush with Liberals after public rebuke at awards night
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Hotel lobbyists in stoush with Liberals after public rebuke at awards night

Mike Nahan has brushed aside a public rebuke from the AHA boss Bradley Woods over criticism of Labor's performance in the tourism portfolio.

  • by Nathan Hondros