2020 has been an extremely difficult year for WA FIFO couple Kelly Gange and James Mitchell — and Christmas Day will bring no respite as the family will be separated again due to their work schedules.
Problem drinkers will be blocked from buying booze in the Pilbara as part of a plan to curb alcohol-related crime in the region.
Philanthropist Nicola Forrest —part of one of Australia’s most powerful couples — has opened up in an exclusive interview about her passions and her proudest achievement: her tight-knit family.
A well-known Hedland ‘character’ who was considered a ‘generous man’ in the local community has been jailed for nine months after he was caught selling 2700kgs of stolen copper.
The officer in charge of a highly acclaimed Pilbara police team has spoken out about what he believes to be the secret to success, amid an across-the-board drop in crime statistics.
The long-awaited Pilbara banned drinkers’ register trial is all set to launch on Tuesday, with a four-week “soft opening” in place to stamp out issues early.
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A South Hedland woman accused of deliberately running down her partner while he was on a mobility scooter has been pleaded not guilty to murder.
Clive Palmer reckons he has usurped Angela Bennett and Gina Rinehart as the top beneficiary of Pilbara iron ore entitlement payments
Taken over three years, the iron ore miner more than doubled earnings over the past year.
Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill iron ore mine has joined WA’s other major producers in handing down hefty earnings after riding unexpectedly high prices and demand for the commodity from China.
WA pastoralist and mining entrepreneur Brent Smoothy says a $50m turnover of his farming portfolio over 18 months was triggered by the State agriculture minister’s negative stance on live export.
The gym roof at the only high school in Port Hedland has fallen down, leaving students without indoor, air-conditioned sporting facilities.
The group joins a growing number of major resources companies setting interim targets on the way to hitting their Paris Agreement commitments.
The State Government’s 2017 Fitzroy Valle election commitments include creating a national park, delivering a water allocation plan and not allowing the river or its tributaries to be dammed.
For his fifth and final exclusive photo essay for the Sunday Times, New York fashion photographer Russell James explores the rugged beauty of the Pilbara’s cattle stations.
In what has been described as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, the Pilbara’s historic pearl town of Cossack — population two — is for sale or rent after having been abandoned 70 years ago.
A young prisoner has made a dramatic escape from private security contractors shortly after he was put onto a plane at Karratha Airport today, going on the run for 40 minutes.
The new airport will initially accept four flights a week, with extra services to be added to the schedule from next year as the miner pushes towards an expected production ramp-up in early 2022.
The police officers who shot dead a knife-wielding attacker after he went on a violent stabbing rampage have broken their silence, admitting not a day goes by that they don’t think about the tragedy.
The additional measures come as two coronavirus-hit ships berthed off Fremantle — the Key Integrity and the Al Messilah — will depart as early as today
There is hope for some of the BP workers facing the axe when the petroleum giant closes its Kwinana refinery, with Fortescue Metals Group to retrain suitable candidates to work in iron ore.
A parliamentary committee has finally been granted a COVID travel exemption to visit the Pilbara to see first-hand the aftermath of Rio Tinto’s destruction of the sacred site.
Strong demand from the miner’s customers in China contributed to a big increase in revenue realisation above the June quarter.
The chairman of Australian Aboriginal Mining Corporation has resigned revealing a deep rift at the company over the development of its Wonmunna iron ore project in the Pilbara.
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