Coolbellup man charged over crime spree

A Coolbellup man is facing 15 charges ranging from burglary and robbery to stealing a motor vehicle and drug possession. The charges were laid by Fremantle detectives after two people were arrested over an alleged crime spree. Police allege the man allegedly assaulted the occupant of a Coogee home when …

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Decade-long Geraldton rates fight draws to a close

The City of Greater Geraldton has defended its decision to seize and sell a Geraldton man’s house and land after he refused to pay council rates for more than a decade. Wayne Kenneth Glew ran up debts of more than $300,000, including outstanding rates and rubbish charges, penalty interest and …

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NAB confirms huge first strike on exec pay

National Australia Bank is scrapping its overhauled executive pay structure in response to an overwhelming first strike in which more than 80 per cent of shareholders voted against it. Grilled for more than three hours over issues including falling share prices and a dividend that has not been raised since …

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Federal, state Libs split over climate

Keeping the energy grid online over summer is the federal government’s main concern but the NSW Liberals also want the coalition to end the “climate wars”. NSW Energy Minister Don Harwin urged his federal counterparts to start reducing emissions, ahead of a meeting with his colleagues from across Australia. But …

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All-rounder Janelle Phillips makes WA country cricket squad

A wife and mum, musician, footballer, softballer and soccer player has been selected for WA’s top country women’s cricket side. Janelle Phillips says her life is “pretty hectic”, but admits she wouldn’t have it any other way. Phillips, 29, will soon head to Shepparton in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley to contest …

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Driver airlifted to Perth after overnight Donnybrook crash

South Western Times Wednesday, 19 December 2018 8:45AM Camera IconEmergency vehicles on the scene of last night’s accident.Picture: Pamela Harrison Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsLink Icon A 32-year-old male was airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital last night after a crash south of the Donnybrook townsite on South Western highway. …

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$US354m Gabanintha price tag spooks Australian Vanadium investors

Australian Vanadium has put a $US354 million ($493 million) price tag on developing its high-grade Gabanintha project near Meekatharra. Releasing its pre-feasibility study on an open pit and processing plant this morning, the Perth-based hopeful revealed a maiden ore reserve of 18.24 million tonnes that will produce 900,000 tonnes a …

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