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No medical services at WA detention centre where man attempted suicide

No medical services at WA detention centre where man attempted suicide

Advocates have told Crikey that there were no medical services on site.

Poll Bludger: it's not all bad news for the Liberals

Poll Bludger: it's not all bad news for the Liberals

After falling to Labor with the rout of Colin Barnett's government in March 2017, the Perth fringe seat of Darling Range has returned to the Liberal fold.

The Menzies and Mings: another guide to Australia’s (many) political dynasties

The Menzies and Mings: another guide to Australia’s (many) political dynasties

It's like Game of Thrones with only slightly less backstabbing. We continue our look into Australian political families.

The 'new' scheme to prevent Indigenous deaths in custody

The 'new' scheme to prevent Indigenous deaths in custody

Partially funded by the Commonwealth, the custody notification system (CNS) is closely modelled on a system in place in New South Wales since 2000.

Poll Bludger: Perth byelection lands Labor in a tight spot

Poll Bludger: Perth byelection lands Labor in a tight spot

Bill Shorten will be under real pressure to hold the seat of Perth, following Tim Hammond's resignation.

What does each state want from the NEG?

What does each state want from the NEG?

The Council of Australian Governments meets today to have their say on the NEG, and not every state and territory is going in with a smile.

Queue-jumping South Africans should wait their turn

Queue-jumping South Africans should wait their turn

Efforts by Western Australian Liberals to flood Australia with white South African "refugees" would undo the Coalition's good work of taking back control of our humanitarian visa program.

Guess which industry still contributes the most in corporate political donations ...

Guess which industry still contributes the most in corporate political donations ...

We can see how major industries contributed to the political parties -- and how much the parties aren't telling us -- from new donations data.

New corrections policy accused of putting West Australian prisoners' health at risk

New corrections policy accused of putting West Australian prisoners' health at risk

Western Australia's peak medical body says a "short-term cost-cutting measure" is putting prisoners' health at risk.

How the Australia Day culture war came to WA

How the Australia Day culture war came to WA

As debate continues at every level of government in the lead-up to Australia Day, we revisit the City of Fremantle. Some aren't convinced that change, when it comes, will begin with politicians.