WA Elections 2013
The Labor party was born in the bush and in the bush it has died; there is more pain to come in the Federal Election.
After following the build-up for weeks, political commentator Darren Brown is jumping 'off the fence' to predict the results of the WA state election - and his prediction is surprising.
Fly-in, fly-out workers and sporting teams are among almost 60,000 West Australians who have placed an early vote in the lead up to the state election.
Analysis Western Australia's presidential-style campaign has been a fight of personalities and projects with questions left hanging over the leadership of the state's mines department as the race reaches its final throes.
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett can breathe easy now - the Community and Public Sector Union says it will hold off on potential industrial action until after the state election.
Premier Colin Barnett has laughed off "rumours" that he is sick, while getting more serious over cost of living issues such as growing power prices and a lack of housing.
For those thinking of tailoring their vote in this weekend's state election around environmental policies - the World Wildlife Fund is providing a colour-coded rating of each of the major party's environmental strategies.