This week marks 75 years since hundreds of Aboriginal workers walked off pastoral stations in collective action across the Pilbara to protest poor wages and unfair living and working conditions.
Rangi Hirini & Charlotte Elton
NRW subsidiaries have added more than $160 million to the group’s pipeline of works after securing two big contracts within WA’s booming resources sector.
A Karratha mother is on a mission to raise awareness for a debilitating hormone-based mood disorder that took almost two decades to diagnose.
The only semi-submersible catamaran vessel in WA now has a new home in Exmouth.
The enduring qualities of the longest running arts centre in Karratha is on display as part of a brand new exhibition.
The Andrew Forrest-controlled miner has joined BHP in booking record shipments in the first nine months of the financial year as it cashes in on record prices for the commodity.
A WA council has been accused of rejecting the design of a renowned artist hired to paint a mural on Onslow water tanks because it was “too Indigenous”.
A Karratha-based Aboriginal corporation has partnered with a top university to provide affordable and culturally appropriate housing to the community.
A local Aboriginal corporation and a national equipment hiring business are hoping a new joint venture will be able to employ Aboriginal trainees at its Karratha facility.
One of the Roebourne prison officers accused of fraudulently making claims for housing subsidies has had the charges dropped after a District Court judge found there was no reasonable evidence.
Federal Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt used his visit to the Pilbara to urge all levels of government to actively listen and work with local Indigenous communities.
Two officers on the hunt for an alleged burglar almost became a dog’s meal during a hairy foot chase through Karratha. Watch the vision here.
Non-fungible tokens are making headlines worldwide, but what is this e-commerce innovation, how does it work, and what comes next?
In Sarina Kamini’s own heartfelt words: ‘Margaret River is my home, but India is my homeland’. The South West foodie speaks about growing up between countries, but not between cultures.
Will Smith made headlines this week. Not for a new film, but for sharing photos of his so-called ‘dad bod’ on social media. Is it body shaming, gender equality or just clever marketing?
A young girl was hospitalised with a back injury after falling off a camel which was spooked by an unleashed dog during a popular Broome sunset tour.
A motorist has been airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital after a crash in the South West.
A 48-year-old woman allegedly became heavily intoxicated on a 21/2 hour trip to Kendenup before losing control of her vehicle and rolling her car
A 42-year-old Mt Barker man has become the first person in the Great Southern charged with persistently engaging in family violence
A dad photographed pointing a rifle at his baby daughter has had his gun licence taken from him after police stepped in to overrule a local magistrate.
A bikie war could be set to explode in Perth, with police claiming a kill order has been authorised by Mongols bikies against members of a rival gang.
A serial arsonist who became the first in WA to be fitted with an ankle bracelet has avoided jail — for now — over lighting several fires across Perth, including in Kings Park and Bold Park.
A traveller from India who tested positive for COVID-19 and has been isolating in hotel quarantine has been rushed to a Perth hospital.
Police are seeking information about a morning assault on a man who was walking his dog in Fremantle on Thursday.
She seemed like the perfect catch: beautiful, independently wealthy, well-travelled, exotic but Thanyaras Siriphanuruk made the life of Perth businessman John, and his loved ones, a living hell.
A WA grandmother is in hospital after developing severe bruising after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, with health authorities investigating to see if her illness is related to the jab.
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