Greens Leader Adam Bandt says the mining giant could not just wash its hands and move on, arguing ‘responsibility rests at the top and they need to be held accountable’.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has urged Australians not to join Black Lives Matter protests over the weekend or risk a second COVID wave.
More affordable electricity could be on the horizon for Indigenous communities across regional WA as the Federal Government injects almost $20 million into local off-grid energy supplies.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is poised to get hugely increased powers to stop foreigners from buying Australian businesses or assets in deals that might endanger national security.
The Federal Government’s HomeBuilder grants have received a mixed response, drawing both praise over the anticipated jobs boost and criticism that it will encourage a two-speed economy.
Kim Macdonald & Peter Law
A landmark trade arrangement with India will be a boon for WA’s economy, as Scott Morrison calls for ‘broader and deeper’ ties with India, which WA exports $1.7 billion worth of goods to annually.
Civmec has started work on a new submarine rescue facility at Henderson which will act as a base for Australian and international rescue missions.
Peter de Kruijff
Prime Minister Scott Morrison was cut down to size this morning when he was blasted by an angry homeowner for standing on his freshly-seeded grass.
It will be the government, not the RBA, that will bear the brunt of public opprobrium for any stinginess. Right now, it’s sensible to err on the side of doing too much.
Chosen to represent the building industry on the State’s recovery advisory board, Master Builders Executive Director John Gelavis says the time is now for WA to splash cash on the sector.
A new $700 million Federal housing stimulus package has been announced, encouraging Australians to renovate or build a new home with help from the taxpayer in a bid to keep tradies in jobs.
National health authorities will start looking beyond Stage 3 of the coronavirus plan this week, reviewing the re-opening of sports stadiums and “nutting out” the risk of lifting more restrictions.
WA’s former Mental Health Commissioner will take up the helm of the Federal Government’s industrial relations working groups to tackle problems and grow jobs post-pandemic.
WA farmers and a major live exporter say a decision by the Federal Government to refuse an application to ship sheep to the Middle East is ‘insulting’ to the customer.
Jenne Brammer, Peter De Kruijff and Sarah Ison
The Treasurer has confirmed Australia is now in recession and has warned modelling suggests the June-quarter economic contraction will be significant.
The Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister said Russia “failed” to bring the perpetrators of the MH17 to justice.
A former Australian of the Year says reconciliation and fighting racism in Australia could not just be left to Aboriginal people.
Australia could avoid technical recession if today’s national accounts don’t send gross domestic product into negative territory — and WA’s resources sector could be the saviour for the nation.
Police Commissioner Chris Dawson has moved to set up a review into complaints of workplace sexual harassment inside the WA Police, after Sarah Colja bravely shared her story with The West Australian.
The fate of 56,000 sheep from the virus-hit Al Kuwait stranded at a Perth feedlot is in limbo tonight after the Federal Government refused an exemption for them to be exported.
Rourke Walsh and Jenne Brammer
Scott Morrison has thrown his support behind a 7NEWS team subject to violence from police in Washington DC overnight, saying the Government would back them if they wished to make a formal complaint.
Australia’s calls to China to mend trade relations, which were hurt by calls for an inquiry into the origins of COVID-19, continue to go unanswered, our Federal Trade Minister says.
The class action has been before the courts for six years after the Gillard government shut down the live export trade in 2011, hurting cattle producers across northern Australia.
Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham will be on The West Live to be quizzed on the massive rise in airline tickets now WA’s intrastate borders have been lifted. LISTEN LIVE AT 8.45AM
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