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.
Western Australia won't sign up to the federal government's national disability care scheme before the September election, Premier Colin Barnett has indicated.
Aleisha Orr An asylum seeker boat has arrived in Geraldton, further south than any asylum seeker boat in recent years.
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.
Rania Spooner West Australians have given Liberal leader Colin Barnett another four years at the helm in a commanding win the returning premier attributed, in part, to Federal Labor being "on the nose" in WA.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard harmed the Labor brand further by not being involved in the West Australian election campaign, according to re-elected premier Colin Barnett.
Former West Australian Premier Ray O'Connor, who was jailed for six months in the mid 1990s as part of the WA Inc scandal, has died.
Rolling coverage of tropical cyclone Rusty as parts of WA's North West prepare for destructive winds and flooding.
The West Australian government has admitted to serious concerns about how cabinet documents detailing a meeting between Premier Colin Barnett and billionaire James Packer came to be leaked to a...
The defamation battle between Western Australia's treasurer Troy Buswell and his former lover, MP Adele Carles is set to continue through the state election campaign after Mr Buswell's legal team...
Rania Spooner Liam Davies parents speak of loving son, call for investigation into his death.
Rania Spooner The elderly man whose body was found on Perth's Floreat beach after he admitted to the mercy killing of his disabled life partner never wanted his personal struggle to become a political debate, his...
Courtney Trenwith and Rania Spooner Premier Colin Barnett has ruled out an inquiry into police conduct during an investigation of Corryn Rayney's death following intense criticism.
United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has touched down in Australia ahead of this week's annual Australia-United States Ministerial (AUSMIN) meetings.
The first indigenous woman elected to an Australian parliament has come out swinging against Browse gas hub opponents, saying the Broome community is not divided over the proposal and it's only a...
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says Fortescue Metals Group is entitled to seek financial relief from the state government to defer royalty payments if necessary.
Courtney Trenwith Sacked police minister Rob Johnson says he is one of several Liberal Party MPs who will not support proposed legislation to allow the Corruption and Crime Commission to work with police on...
Western Australia won't hand control of its education system to Canberra and won't be dictated to by the prime minister, Premier Colin Barnett says.
Rania Spooner The death of the mining boom has been "exaggerated", according to Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who today called on industry leaders to back the Federal Government's $6.
Courtney Trenwith The man behind a 30-year push to build light rail in Perth has hailed the state government's commitment as historic but says the network could be built much sooner and for less than the projected $1...