The Liberals and Nationals will not oppose the McGowan Government’s emergency legislation aimed at terminating Clive Palmer’s massive damages claim over a stalled iron ore project.
Former Liberal MP Nigel Hallett and his son Michael are facing dozens of serious allegations of animal cruelty at Mr Hallett’s Wheatbelt farms.
WA’s hard border has been labelled a ‘myth’ after it was revealed more than 6600 people have been given permission to skip the usual mandatory 14-day quarantine period over the past four months.
MPs will have to account for every dollar they claim in electoral expenses under a crackdown sparked by a former WA politician’s visit to a Japanese massage parlour.
Ben Harvey & Rourke Walsh
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has embraced the call for the public to wear masks, telling people it is ‘not a lot to ask’ as he shared a photo of himself wearing a surgical mask in the car.
WA’s Solicitor-General has attacked the evidence given by an expert engaged by Clive Palmer as the the Queensland billionaires legal bid to have WA’s borders reopened wraps up.
The Premier has detailed for the first time how people stood outside his Rockingham home and screamed at him, his wife and three children over the State’s response at the height of coronavirus.
Space is truly the new frontier of global competition and co-operation. With the Morrison Government’s investment and commitment to new technology, WA stands ready to play a vital role.
Colourful Port Hedland Mayor Camilo Blanco is expected to be preselected by the WA Liberals to contest the seat of Pilbara — three years after he was turfed out of the Labor Party.
Almost one in 10 Australians will still be out of work next July, according to Treasury modelling that shows a ballooning deficit not seen in a hundred years. See the five graphs that matter the most.
Opposition Leader Liza Harvey has downplayed the result of a poll that found her party was on track to go backwards at the ballot box and declared she will lead the WA Liberals to the next election.
The Brotherhood of Fathers — a Pauline Hanson backed group — is using a parliamentary inquiry to call for a ‘low-risk category’ of domestic violence, which safety advocates fear minimises abuse.
The research tips a 10.5 per cent swing towards the McGowan Government, which if uniform across the State would see the Liberals claim just three seats in the Lower House.
The Federal Government has decided not to appeal a court ruling that the former Gillard Government’s 2011 decision to ban live cattle exports was illegal.
Support for Prime Minister Scott Morrison is growing stronger with his government opening up a six-point lead over Labor, according to the latest Newspoll
WA Liberal leader Liza Harvey is engaged to surf lifesaver Andrew Matraszek, six years after the heartbreak of losing her husband Hal to cancer.
Opposition leader Liza Harvey has lashed the State Government over its support of small business, as WA’s unemployment rate rose to 8.7 per cent – the second worst in Australia and highest since 1994.
WA Opposition Leader Liza Harvey has rejigged her shadow cabinet eight months out from the next State Election, with major changes in the environmental, agriculture and regional portfolios.
Peter de Kruijff
Liberal leader Liza Harvey said she does not feel safe attending AFL games due to Victorian visitors, prompting the government to hit back at her for previously wanting to open the WA border.
Former Barnett government minister Joe Francis is sounding out support to contest pre-selection for the Senate vacancy that will be created by Mathias Cormann’s exit from politics.
For about the past 10 years new Federal WA MPs have thanked Mathias Cormann in their maiden speeches with the same frequency that actors winning Oscars awards “thank God”, Annabel Hennessy writes.
Annabel HennessyPolitics Reporter
WA Chamber of Minerals and Energy boss Paul Everingham says he is considering putting his hand up to fill the Senate vacancy that will be created by Mathias Cormann’s exit from politics.
West Australians from all sides of politics have rallied behind departing Finance Minister Mathias Cormann as a star performer of the Liberal Party.
Sarah Ison and Annabel Hennessy
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.
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