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.
Michael Hopkin Premier Colin Barnett has refused calls to sack Treasurer and Transport Minister Troy Buswell over more allegations of ministerial misconduct.
Changes to the way the Western Australian government deals with sharks that lurk in popular swimming and surfing areas will be unveiled next week.
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.
Jillian McHugh A young busker got his tip of the day when Premier Colin Barnett paid him $10 to "be quiet".
Scott Coghlan The tagging of a huge five-metre white pointer in King George Sound has presented a potentially huge breakthrough in shark research and a triumph for local Fisheries staff.
Aleisha Orr Troy Buswell has resigned as a Cabinet Minister from the West Australian government.
Aleisha Orr The shark-kill zones policy will be implemented by the Department of Fisheries in the metropolitan area after the contractor awarded the tender withdrew after receiving threats.
Robyn Preston Western Australia's controversial drumline policy has killed its first shark off the coast of the state's South West.
Michael Hopkin WA police have confirmed that the substance found in Leschenault Estuary near Australind was the bomb-making ingredient TATP.
The number of councils in Perth will be halved after the West Australian government finalised its restructuring plans.
Aleisha Orr A number of century old laws will be scrapped as part of a legislative clean-up being carried out by the West Australian government.
The beach where a surfer was killed by a suspected great white shark has been closed again after a shark sighting close to shore.
Michael Hopkin Designated shark-killing zones will be established off Perth and the state's South West, as part of an aggressive new state government policy aimed at reducing the risk of shark attacks.
Experts and conservationists have bitten back at Western Australia's tough new policies to prevent deadly shark attacks, which include the establishment of licensed offshore "kill zones".
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.
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.
Four people feared victims of a Perth Hills bushfire have been found safe, while firefighters battle into the night.