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Weekend Washup: Your week in WA politics and power
Analysis
Analysis

Weekend Washup: Your week in WA politics and power

Here's your Saturday snapshot of what's really going on in WA's corridors of power.

  • by Nathan Hondros

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'Super Saturday': 200,000 West Aussies head to July byelections
Byelection

'Super Saturday': 200,000 West Aussies head to July byelections

Almost 200,000 voters in Perth and Fremantle will head to the polls on July 28, in byelections triggered by the resignations of two Labor MPs.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Labor's Colleen Yates quits: scrutiny 'just isn't for me'
ALP

Labor's Colleen Yates quits: scrutiny 'just isn't for me'

Labor's Darling Range candidate has quit the race after intense scrutiny of claims made she made about her education history.

  • by Nathan Hondros
WA Labor says candidate's US 'petroleum engineering' study verified
ALP

WA Labor says candidate's US 'petroleum engineering' study verified

Labor says it has verified one of the claims made by Darling Range candidate Colleen Yates in her LinkedIn profile.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Party politics: Where does the spin end and the deceit begin?
Opinion
ALP

Party politics: Where does the spin end and the deceit begin?

Political spin is part of life, we're told. But at what point does the spin become deception?

  • by Nathan Hondros
Labor candidate's LinkedIn claims unravel as fresh doubts emerge
Updated
ALP

Labor candidate's LinkedIn claims unravel as fresh doubts emerge

Fresh doubts have emerged over Labor's Darling Range candidate after two universities in the United States contradicted claims she made in an online resume.

  • by Nathan Hondros & Kate Hedley
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Second shark device added to WA subsidy
Shark

Second shark device added to WA subsidy

A second shark deterrent device has been added to the West Australian government's subsidy program.

WA Labor candidate insists she's no liar
What's on

WA Labor candidate insists she's no liar

WA Labor's Darling Range by-election candidate has downplayed suggestions she wrongly claimed to have completed an MBA.

Labor accuses Liberal candidate of LinkedIn 'exaggeration'
Liberal Party

Labor accuses Liberal candidate of LinkedIn 'exaggeration'

Focus has turned to the Liberal party's Darling Range candidate after Transport Minister Rita Saffioti suggested she had exaggerated an online resume.

  • by Nathan Hondros
'Minor mistake': WA ministers back Labor's Darling Range pick

'Minor mistake': WA ministers back Labor's Darling Range pick

WA ministers have backed Labor's Darling Range candidate after revelations she included a university qualification she did not possess in an online resume.

  • by Nathan Hondros
'Bureaucratic bulls--t': Surfer slams WA minister's shark deterrent call
Shark

'Bureaucratic bulls--t': Surfer slams WA minister's shark deterrent call

"If that reduces the risk sixty per cent then I'll take it. But I can't yet, so what's the point of dragging us all here?"

  • by David Allan-Petale