An Iranian-born Australian citizen has pleaded guilty to four people smuggling charges, and now faces a maximum penalty of 20 years behind bars.
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.
Rescuers have recovered 27 bodies from the wreckage of a boat that sank off Christmas Island this morning.
Aleisha Orr Word is that Kate Middleton is considering HypnoBirthing when she delivers the new heir to the throne.
Aleisha Orr More than a dozen people are believed to have eaten chips with caustic soda on them from a fast food outlet in Bunbury.
Aleisha Orr Three people have been killed in separate traffic incidents in a deadly day on WA's roads.
Billionaire Clive Palmer says he's been approached by West Australian parliamentarians keen to become candidates for his political party.
Rania Spooner Outpouring of shock and grief over beloved craft blogger's sudden death off WA coast.
A Perth man who was evacuated from an erupting volcano in the Philippines is continuing his holiday, saying the emergency hasn't put him off adventure tours.
Western Australia won't sign up to the federal government's national disability care scheme before the September election, Premier Colin Barnett has indicated.
WA Premier Colin Barnett should 'get over his fixation with Western Australia's state rights' and sign up to the federal government's national disability insurance scheme, the Greens say.
Aleisha Orr When the news that a Perth man had been jailed in Saudi Arabia suspected of terrorism- broke on Wednesday, some might have been surprised to then find out the Muslim man was Aboriginal.
Aleisha Orr Perth real estate agents may be rethinking their open home procedures after prospective renters came across a dead man while viewing a property on Monday.
A 44-year-old man is in a critical condition after falling from the balcony of a building in Highgate.
Rania Spooner Inquest could finally explain tragic mystery of dead baby brothers.
Sri Lanka's high commissioner to Australia says he doesn't expect a flood of asylum seekers will follow the 66 potential refugees who gobsmacked onlookers with their arrival in Geraldton.
Mouse in the House
This could be curtains for the infamous 'Hoyts Mouse' as inspectors do a final sweep at a rodent-plagued Perth cinema complex.
WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan has admitted the election campaign which ended in a crushing loss for his party took a physical toll on him - but he is ready to fight on against Premier Colin Barnett.
Aleisha Orr An asylum seeker boat has arrived in Geraldton, further south than any asylum seeker boat in recent years.
Rania Spooner The gun shot related death of a teenage boy on a property north of Perth at the weekend is not being treated as suspicious.