WA’s nation-leading vaccination rates weaken the case for reintroducing mask mandates in response to rising COVID strains across the country, according to Acting Premier Roger Cook.
Dominic Perrottet has asked a watchdog to step in to curtail union action after drivers said they’d refuse to staff foreign-made trains.
WA Police is desperately trying to enhance its recruitment efforts after more than 60 officers quit last month — almost twice the normal rate.
Supporters of Julian Assange marched through Melbourne as the WikiLeaks founder spent yet another important date in prison.
Dramatic footage has shown the moment SES officers saved a young woman stuck in raging flood waters.
Former Wallaby turned Senator David Pocock could be the key for Anthony Albanese to pass one major bill later this month.
Two sailors have spent 15 hours in the freezing ocean clinging to their yacht, after it flipped during rough seas.
Daniel Andrews has offered the family of Jane Garrett a state funeral after she lost her battle with cancer.
The State’s top health official is warning West Australians they could soon need to test themselves for reinfection a month after catching COVID — not the 12 weeks health authorities currently advise.
Deputy Premier Roger Cook claims Perth is the ‘sporting capital of Australia’ as Sunday’s Super Netball grand final shoots for a record crowd at RAC Arena.
The Victorian government has made a call on the future of mask rules in the state amid thousands of daily Covid-19 cases.
Queensland Women’s Safety and Justice task force recommend laws that would help decriminalise sex work and aid consent.
The NSW Transport Minister David Elliott has estimated protests in Sydney’s CBD this week will carry a hefty price tag for taxpayers.
St John WA managers with paramedic qualifications have been told they need to return to frontline duty as the ambulance provider battles to fill rosters amid staff shortages.
One state has been rocked by surging costs of living, as public transport, tolls, electricity and phone bills increase.
Sydney commuters are being warned to expect delays on Sydney’s transport networks as workers take industrial action.
WA’s Acting Premier has revealed an improved State wages policy is a ‘live issue’ ahead of the first round of strike action by public sector workers next week.
A bungled Victorian government initiative which saw hundreds of fridges popping up on businesses’ doorsteps has been paused.
Bill payers in one state will be eligible for a bonus payment if they simply shop around for the best deal.
Ousted treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s bankruptcy claim against a former constituent who took him to court has been delayed.
The State Government hopes to triple the number of foreigners it sponsors to work in WA each year in response to a historic skills crunch, amid news there have never been more jobs up for grabs in Australia.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has explained why she didn’t front up after an alarming report was released on her government.
Commuters are being urged to avoid travelling as they may have to wait five times as long for their trains during the third day of chaotic strikes.
An international search for a new CEO will just be window dressing from the St John WA hierarchy and Government if it is not matched by both sides working together on overdue reform.
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