While people in WA might be spending less, there remains segments of the population that are vulnerable to intense cost of living pressures.
Households in NSW spend the most and WA households the least in Australia, but there are segments of WA who are feeling the bite more acutely in cost of living.
Western Australia’s government hopes its workers will look away from the mining sector towards industries like tourism and health.
Mining will continue to be a dominant force in Western Australia's future but the health sector is the more likely to deliver jobs and growth than tourism or agriculture, new research shows.
Greens senator Scott Ludlam has been successful in the full recount of the WA Senate vote. But the fight over who goes to Canberra looks like continuing for some time yet.
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) will officially declare the result of the full recount of the Western Australian Senate vote today. Scott Ludlam from the Australian Greens and Wayne Dropulich…