Infrastructure projects across northern Australia will be fast-tracked under reforms to be announced by the Federal Government on Wednesday.
An astrophysicist striving to solve problems as wide as the universe and a pioneer in the study of life’s smallest building blocks are this year’s joint winners of WA’s most prestigious science award.
Anthony Albanese is set to label Australia’s economic downturn ‘the Morrison recession’ and say the Prime Minister must use next week’s budget to explain how $1 trillion in debt is manageable.
Gareth Parker can be revealed as one of the 23 candidates who have thrown their hat into the ring to join the beleaguered WA Football Commission. SEE THE FULL LIST HERE.
A prominent Indigenous academic says the Federal Government should not take the Aboriginal flag’s copyright from its designer, Harold Thomas, without his consent.
Donald Trump and rival Joe Biden are set to square off in a pivotal debate, with the prospect of it becoming a fiery and brutally personal grudge match.
WA Chief Health Officer Andrew Robertson has revealed the ‘trigger points’ for advice on easing interstate restrictions, as Premier Mark McGowan refused to set a date to bring down the hard border.
Former chief medical officer Brendan Murphy says Australia could have been able to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the hundreds of deaths linked to aged care if measures had been made ‘earlier on’.
The prime minister says the grim milestone of one million coronavirus deaths is a reminder Australia is living through a global pandemic.
Daniel McCulloch and Rebecca Gredley
Cyber attacks on State government agencies — coming anywhere from suburban garages to malicious State actors — will now be fought off by a centralised Cyber Security Operations Centre.
The lawyer for former City of Perth councillor Jim Adamos — accused of engaging in electoral fraud — has voiced concern about the ‘unacceptable’ delay.
The weather bureau has declared a La Nina, meaning cooler, wetter months ahead for Australia, with increased potential for flooding and tropical cyclones.
Crown Resorts director Michael Johnston admits it would have been "difficult" to resist James Packer's order to sell a major share in the casino giant.
WA Premier Mark McGowan has revealed a major change for those coming into the State from Victoria, but the hard border is set to remain.
Consumer confidence has risen for a fourth straight week to stand at its highest level in more than three months, ahead of the October 6 federal budget.
Colin Brinsden, AAP Economics and Business Correspondent
The Industrial Relations Minister told a WA event that the IR reform working groups concluded last week and he would take legislation to Parliament in the weeks after the Federal Budget.
Returned overseas travellers could be allowed to quarantine at home instead of hotels, with Scott Morrison saying he believes home quarantine can play a role in Australia's future COVID management.
Four officers who lost their lives on duty on a Melbourne freeway in April have been among those honoured on National Police Remembrance Day.
Premier Mark McGowan will address the media amid the spike in COVID-19 cases due to the arrival of the Patricia Oldendorff.
Scott Morrison has disagreed with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack over a controversial federal land purchase at Sydney's second airport.
Consumer confidence has risen for a fourth straight week in anticipation of a big-spending federal budget next week.
Next week's federal budget will include more than $250 million to upgrade online systems so people can access more government services using facial recognition.
WA’s shortage of truck drivers is at crisis point and the industry hopes the ADF can come to the rescue.
Australians will be able to set up a business in 15 minutes online rather than being bogged down in paperwork as part of a major digital JobMaker plan to be unveiled by the Morrison Government today.
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