Part five: money, power and uncertainty in a disadvantaged town

April 7, 2010

In the fifth and final chapter in a special report into the family feud in the indigenous Noongar community, Kayt Davies sums up an enduring environment of unemployment, disadvantage and race-fuelled tension.

Part four: race relations in WA — is Narrogin a redneck town?

April 6, 2010

In part four of a special report into the family feud in the indigenous Noongar community that made national headlines, Kayt Davies examines the prickly issue of race relations.

Part three: Hatred and retribution after gunfire in town

April 1, 2010 3

In part three of a special report into a family feud in the indigenous Noongar community that made headlines around the country, Research Journalism’s Kayt Davies examines the aftermath of the gun fight.

Part two: The family feud that made national headlines

March 31, 2010

In part two of a special report into the family feud in the indigenous Noongar community that made national headlines, Kayt Davies details the night in question.

The simmering family feud in a WA town

The simmering family feud in a WA town

March 30, 2010 4

Shots fired during a brawl last November in a tiny Western Australian township made national news. In the first in a series of special reports on the incident, Kayt Davies explains what they're fighting about.

Preselection-palooza

March 30, 2010

With more state elections looming, William Bowe wraps all the latest preselection news from battles around the country.

Rudd’s hospital reform: taking the pundits’ pulse

March 4, 2010 3

Kevin Rudd's plans for public hospital reform have been met with a mixed bag of responses -- doctors like it, many State governments don't, and subeditors across the land are having a field day with bad medical puns.

Creating “smart school” heat-maps with My School data

February 6, 2010

Joel Pobar has done some impressively nerdy things with data from the My Schools website to create heat-maps of where Australia's top schools are located.

The corporates that helped Bligh, Barnett to power

The corporates that helped Bligh, Barnett to power

February 1, 2010 2

The release of this morning's Australian Electoral Commission's "periodic disclosures" data paint a vivid picture of who bankrolled the two state elections that occurred in the 2008/09 financial year.

Westpoll: 57-43 to Liberals in WA

January 27, 2010

The latest Westpoll survey shows the Barnett government back to a commanding 57-43 lead, plus the surprising finding that, after a month’s merciless pillorying in the media, support for Police Minister Rob Johnson being sacked is running 22% to 50% against, reports William Bowe.