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‘Punitive’ public housing tenancies are pushing people into the streets 

‘Punitive’ public housing tenancies are pushing people into the streets 

Western Australia's use of fixed-term tenancies is "fundamentally unethical" say advocates, and in some cases it's breaking families up.

What is left in the wake of a mining bonanza?

What is left in the wake of a mining bonanza?

'As a West Australian I’d like to remind Queensland, and the nation at large, that the mining industry is better at digging holes than it is at fulfilling promises.'

It will take more than election visits for WA voters to trust federal leaders

It will take more than election visits for WA voters to trust federal leaders

Federal politicians are hoping West Australians will fall into line this election, despite decades of keeping the state at a distance.

UK Parliament rejects ‘no deal’ Brexit by slim margin

UK Parliament rejects ‘no deal’ Brexit by slim margin

Good morning, early birds. UK parliament has narrowly voted to bar a "no deal" Brexit outcome "under any circumstances", and Home Affairs is set to conduct an audit of internal processes following the Paladin controversy. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Internal email reveals Border Force to cut jobs over Christmas

Internal email reveals Border Force to cut jobs over Christmas

Staff have been told "significant budget pressures" have led to the cuts which may extend to other states.

‘Divide and conquer’: fracking developers campaign to Indigenous groups

‘Divide and conquer’: fracking developers campaign to Indigenous groups

Traditional owners say a lack of information, the promise of cash and the sheer size of potential land to be fracked are creating confusion in Western Australia.

Turnbull gives a Gillard-style Gonski on GST

Turnbull gives a Gillard-style Gonski on GST

Sometimes governments face political dilemmas that only a big lump of money can fix. Julia Gillard faced one. Now Malcolm Turnbull has his own.

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.

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.

GST carve-up mess makes a diabolical political challenge even tougher

GST carve-up mess makes a diabolical political challenge even tougher

The government is in terrible trouble in Queensland and Western Australia. So you'll never guess who would be one of the biggest losers from a reallocation of the GST to the west ...