An Iranian-Australian man convicted for his role in the 2010 Christmas Island boat tragedy that killed 50 people has lost an appeal to reduce his sentence for people smuggling offences.
Thirty youths and five adults have so far been charged over a violent riot at Western Australia's only juvenile detention centre.
An Iranian-born Australian citizen has pleaded guilty to four people smuggling charges, and now faces a maximum penalty of 20 years behind bars.
Rescuers have recovered 27 bodies from the wreckage of a boat that sank off Christmas Island this morning.
An Australian man charged with 89 people-smuggling offences, many of which relate to last year's deadly Christmas Island boat disaster, has made a brief appearance in the Perth Magistrates Court.
Chenee Marrapodi The political circus has rolled into town, and there was more interest in seeing how the Liberal and Labor parties would kick off their campaigns in the lead up to the April 5 Senate election re-run...
Aleisha Orr Troy Buswell has resigned as a Cabinet Minister from the West Australian government.
Politicians heading to Canberra from Western Australia and the Northern Territory can no longer charge taxpayers for overnight stopovers unless they prove no connecting flight is available.
Jillian McHugh You might have seen the ad – a bizarre public service announcement with the slogan ‘stay in school’ - that’s made worldwide headlines for its graphic depiction of four teenagers dying.
Jillian McHugh Disgraced shock jock Howard Sattler is suing his former employer Radio 6PR for at least half a million dollars.
Leanne Nicholson EXCLUSIVE A Perth woman who drank a bottle of water containing semen has lodged civil action against the deli owner who sold the water and whose DNA matched the sperm.
Jillian McHugh At a time when most 20-somethings were watching Gerard Butler on the big screen, Michael Sheldrick was helping the actor write a speech about the 67 million children in the world who don't have...
Michael Hopkin FESA's former head office is to make way for a new hotel aimed at easing the accommodation squeeze in the CBD.
Leanne Nicholson A red alert has been issued for Port Hedland and district residents as tropical cyclone Christine intensifies and heads towards Western Australia's Pilbara coast.
Aleisha Orr A man who suffered severe head injuries as a result of a one-punch attack earlier this month has died in hospital.
Leanne Nicholson Residents are in lockdown and emergency welfare centres have been opened in the north west of Western Australia as severe tropical cyclone Christine bears down on the Pilbara.
Aleisha Orr The creation of surfboards with shark deterring fins, beach noise mufflers and acoustic shark detectors are to be funded by the West Australian government.
Tropical cyclone Christine has been downgraded to a category one system as it continues to sweep inland through Western Australia, leaving behind largely superficial damage to trees, fences and roofs.
A man has died and two other people injured during an incident on Wedge Island in the early hours of New Year’s Day.
The office of West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has been attacked by a hammer-wielding vandal, who daubed "Egomaniac" in red across the building's windows.