Almost two years since it was alleged that minutes of a Liberal Party branch meeting were doctored to secure the power base of federal minister Alex Hawke, the party has enlisted a former ICAC investigations boss to lead an inquiry into the claims.
Linda Silmalis and Sharri Markson
It’s an old story. Plans for a skate park that will give young people a place to meet and play are mired in community fears about safety and graffiti. But experts say there’s nothing to worry about.
From moving to Australia with little English to rising to the top of federal politics and steering the country’s finances, Senator Mathias Cormann’s story reads like a Hollywood script.
Residents and businesses are lining up to have their say on the future vision for the popular North Hobart restaurant strip.
Skaters young and old have grabbed their boards and helmets in a show of support of a skate park controversially proposed in Cottesloe.
Victoria has recorded the second-highest daily number of new COVID-19 infections since the pandemic began, adding a further 108 cases.
The Government’s small business hardship grants program continues to come under fire, with questions being raised over why many eligible businesses were knocked back.
Premier Mark McGowan has not ruled out WA taxpayers forking out for an AFL grand final in Perth but says the WA Government won’t enter a bidding war to have the iconic event held at Optus Stadium.
State Liberal leader Liza Harvey has laughed off suggestions she will resign ahead of next year’s election despite poor poll results and the soaring popularity of her rival Mark McGowan.
‘I just don’t accept that sort of conduct – even if it was some years ago.’
Wannabe big-game hunters splash out thousands of dollars to stay at the South African hunting lodge linked to under-fire Parks and Wildlife manager Jewell Crossberg.
A scam email claiming Labor’s candidate for the NSW seat of Eden-Monaro had coronavirus today overshadowed the final day of the by-election.
Perth Airport's new runway will consume 10 per cent of Munday Swamp, which a native title organisation says has great significance to Aboriginal people.
The wildlife manager snapped alongside dead animals is the son of a South African trophy hunter who shot and killed one of his farm workers — while his brother was also charged over a man’s death.
Shannon Hampton & Josh Zimmerman
Boyup Brook Shire Council chief executive Chris Smith has retired after six months in the job.
A federal seat in WA could be named after the late Bob Hawke — who grew up in Perth and graduated from UWA — after a national seat reshuffle was announced today.
Sarah Ison and Caitlyn Rintoul
New Closing the Gap targets have been agreed to at a meeting of Indigenous leaders and ministers, with a focus on health, jobs, education and incarceration.
Paul Osborne, Daniel McCulloch and Rebecca Gredley
Police allege the former City of Perth councillor used a sham lease at a property in East Perth to enable electors to be enrolled that were otherwise ineligible to vote.
Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison could be one of the first prisons in WA to use robo-officers, with operational testing of an autonomous security vehicle starting this quarter.
Join Premier Mark McGowan at a special Leadership Matters breakfast later this month to hear how his Government is dealing with one of history’s most vicious health and economic crises.
The referral of an ABC investigative journalist to federal prosecutors by the AFP has reignited debate over press freedom.
The LNP's dogged pursuit of the former deputy premier Jackie Trad was short-sighted and could cost them the election, a political expert says.
The position of a Parks and Wildlife manager photographed alongside animals he appeared to have killed in Africa is “untenable”, according to Opposition Leader Liza Harvey.
Shannon Hampton, Josh Zimmerman and Rourke Walsh
The federal government will inject $240 million into securing export flights for agricultural and seafood produce worth about $3 billion till the year's end.
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