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AstraZeneca’s days are done in WA, Dawson says

AstraZeneca’s days are done in WA, Dawson says

Vaccine commander Chris Dawson has told a budget estimates inquiry AstraZeneca was barely being administered in Western Australia.

  • by Hamish Hastie

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Woodside teams up with Bill Gates-backed solar tech

Woodside teams up with Bill Gates-backed solar tech

Woodside is considering rolling out US solar thermal generation in Australia but will first trial the technology in California.

  • by Peter Milne
What life will look like in a post-vaccinated WA

What life will look like in a post-vaccinated WA

People will start to think about the air the same way they used to about cigarette smoke with ventilation, masks and filtration to become ingrained in day-to-day life, Dr Andrew Miller said.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Local government elections: New era in Fremantle, a former Eagle rises and a recount in Perth

Local government elections: New era in Fremantle, a former Eagle rises and a recount in Perth

A quartet of new mayors will take up the chains following Saturday’s poll while a narrow vote at the City of Perth will see a recount to determine who gets the last spot on council after only seven votes separated fourth and fifth place.

  • by Peter de Kruijff
‘Exacting revenge’: Clan foes to face Liberal disciplinary committee

‘Exacting revenge’: Clan foes to face Liberal disciplinary committee

One party insider said the nominations were a sign Clan members were “exacting revenge” on their critics.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Freo wharfies back to work after 12 weeks as both sides claim victory

Freo wharfies back to work after 12 weeks as both sides claim victory

Resumption of full activities at WA’s biggest non-bulk port will help ease concerns about deliveries from the international shipping industry already in turmoil from pandemic-related disruptions.

  • by Peter Milne
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WA lines up TAB for sale again after false start

WA lines up TAB for sale again after false start

The government abandoned plans to sell the publicly owned betting company last year after east coast giant Tabcorp wrote off $1 billion in value due to COVID-19.

  • by Hamish Hastie
‘Ad hoc’ mandates won’t get WA to vaccination target: Opposition

‘Ad hoc’ mandates won’t get WA to vaccination target: Opposition

The state government is considering making vaccinations mandatory for WA teachers and school staff.

  • by Hamish Hastie
McGowan brings in lawyers over mandatory vaccines for pollies

McGowan brings in lawyers over mandatory vaccines for pollies

Any move to mandate vaccinations for MPs would likely be met with resistance from shadow attorney-general Nick Goiran and Legalise Cannabis WA MLC Sophia Moermond.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Lights, camera, election: How Labor danced around ‘caretaker mode’ for Freo film studio promise

Lights, camera, election: How Labor danced around ‘caretaker mode’ for Freo film studio promise

The timing of Labor’s announcement of a Fremantle film studio has raised concerns the government’s market-led proposals process was used for blatant electioneering.

  • by Peter de Kruijff and Hamish Hastie
Pink emergency phones rolled out in PCH to honour Aishwarya’s legacy

Pink emergency phones rolled out in PCH to honour Aishwarya’s legacy

The phones are a part of Aishwarya’s Care Call system, which was created with the blessing of the parents of Aishwarya Aswath who died at PCH on April 3.

  • by Josh Dawe and Hamish Hastie