Liam Ducey WA Premier Colin Barnett has said that while he changed Australia's thinking and modernised Australia, Gough Whitlam should not be remembered as "a great prime minister".
Colin Barnett's use of the term "rogue shark" has been questioned by the Opposition but the Premier says Labor is nitpicking.
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says the federal government's plan to force unemployed people to apply for 40 jobs a month will not work.
Brendan Foster Fremantle Labor MP Simone McGurk says the Barnett government can no longer ignore the dangers of a ship crashing into the run-down Fremantle Traffic Bridge after a vessel hit the nearby rail bridge.
Geoff Vivian The WA Government is building a new shelter for homeless couples and men in Highgate.
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says he would have preferred to see state members of parliament receive a lower pay rise than they were granted last week.
Nicole Cox Premier Colin Barnett has aired his frustration at the ongoing Troy Buswell crash saga, saying he wished the disgraced politician would just 'pay up'.
Darren Brown It’s not uncommon to hear passionate political pub talk that includes phrases like “that bloody Premier X” or “I can’t wait to vote out Minister Y”.
The West Australian Premier says there was nothing untoward about former treasurer Troy Buswell's insurance claim for his crashed ministerial car.
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has not ruled out the possibility of disgraced former treasurer Troy Buswell returning to his cabinet, but says it will not happen in the "medium term".
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has again dismissed retirement rumours, insisting he will continue as the Liberal leader until the public and his party decide otherwise.
Michael Hopkin Premier Colin Barnett has refused calls to sack Treasurer and Transport Minister Troy Buswell over more allegations of ministerial misconduct.
Under-fire West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says nothing will change his mind about the state's controversial catch-and-kill shark policy, despite vociferous public opposition.
Changes to the way the Western Australian government deals with sharks that lurk in popular swimming and surfing areas will be unveiled next week.
Jillian McHugh A young busker got his tip of the day when Premier Colin Barnett paid him $10 to "be quiet".
An asylum seeker boat that sailed near an oil and gas platform off Dampier last week is believed to have actually tied up to it, West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says.
Western Australia's Premier Colin Barnett has again warned of a "very tight" budget for Australia's economic golden child, as pressure comes from federal Defence Minister Stephen Smith to spend money...
Michael Hopkin Colin Barnett has been accused of lying to voters in the run-up to the state election, after backflipping on a pre-election promise not to force local councils to merge.
Leanne Nicholson West Australian Health Minister Kim Hames has told WA Opera the show must go on and it can resume its staging of Carmen - complete with tobacco references - without endangering a Healthway...
Liam Ducey Prime Minister Tony Abbott has weighed in on WA Opera's decision to ban the opera Carmen in an attempt to avoid conflict with a major state government sponsor over smoking, describing it as...