Thursday Jul 24
Tempting people to move for work takes more than dollars
Sufficient financial inducements are one way of encouraging people to move to regional Australia for jobs, but other factors also play a part, according to a new report.
Extra $75m to help complete Pilbara Underground Power Project
The Pilbara Underground Power Project should be completed by mid 2017, after the WA Government allocated an additional $75 million to it.
Scientist tracks eagles soaring to incredible heights
He has been studying the huge birds of prey for a number of years, but over the past twelve months he started a project that fulfilled a boyhood dream: tracking wedge-tailed eagles.
Building a Pilbara station for the Ngarluma community
Imagine being handed a half a million acres in Western Australia's Pilbara region and being asked to turn it into a productive cattle station.
Child locked in WA police cell for two days
An 11-year-old girl spent two days locked in a jail cell in Western Australia's north, according to local police.
Police say 11 year old locked up in cell for 2 days had nowhere else to go
TANYA NOLAN: The West Australian Government is facing questions over why an 11-year-old girl was held at the Karratha police station for two days.
Karratha locals unconvinced by city status
ASHLEY HALL: It's a mining town a long way from anywhere, and some of its residents complain it doesn't even have a cinema.
The city of Karratha. What's in a name?
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet", pondered Juliet in Shakespeare's tragedy.
Karratha becomes WA's newest city
THE City of Karratha, formally the Shire of Roeburne, celebrated its elevated city status on Tuesday at a plaque unveiling ceremony where it showed off new signage and council uniforms.