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Murder probe underway after body found south-east of Perth
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Crime

Murder probe underway after body found south-east of Perth

Homicide Squad detectives have set up a large crime scene in bushland south-east of Perth after a body was found by a memebr of the public early on Sunday morning.

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

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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Employment

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

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
State eyes overhaul of Asian relations in West Australian first
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Asia trade

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
GST

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
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Fair deal for WA as GST plan sails through federal parliament
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GST

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
Export trade

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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Mike Nahan

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
'You can't win the west from the east': Bill Shorten on the WA hustings, again
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Bill Shorten

'You can't win the west from the east': Bill Shorten on the WA hustings, again

If luck goes his way, Bill Shorten could be well and truly Prime Minister by this time next year. But has the Labor party leader done enough to win in the west?

  • by Nathan Hondros
McCusker drafted to write WA government's voluntary assisted dying law
Euthanasia

McCusker drafted to write WA government's voluntary assisted dying law

Former WA Governor Malcolm McCusker QC will head a panel of experts who will write the McGowan Government's new voluntary assisted dying laws.

  • by Nathan Hondros