Michael Hopkin Premier Colin Barnett has refused calls to sack Treasurer and Transport Minister Troy Buswell over more allegations of ministerial misconduct.
Jillian McHugh A young busker got his tip of the day when Premier Colin Barnett paid him $10 to "be quiet".
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...
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.
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.
The beach where a surfer was killed by a suspected great white shark has been closed again after a shark sighting close to shore.
Staff writers Tributes have been paid to the surfer who was killed by a shark off a WA beach on Saturday.
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 number of councils in Perth will be halved after the West Australian government finalised its restructuring plans.
Pamela Mirghani The Western Australian state government has welcomed the federal opposition's promise to contribute $1.
West Australian opposition leader Mark McGowan has promised to "take on" Premier Colin Barnett after the state government reneged on a 10-year undertaking for households that feed in solar power to...
A few short months ago, Tony Abbott could count on the Liberal Party's dominance in Western Australia flowing through to the federal poll.
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says a shortage of doctors in the state is a 'critical issue' in the federal election.
A conservation group has vowed to fight in the courts any attempts to industrialise Western Australia's Kimberley region, including the premier's plans to establish a gas sector supply base at James...
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett wants a 12-month extension to the deadline for signing up to the federal government's school funding scheme.
Aleisha Orr Prime Minister Julia Gillard has offered more money to WA to entice Premier Colin Barnett to sign up to the Gonski school funding system.
Aleisha Orr An asylum seeker boat has arrived in Geraldton, further south than any asylum seeker boat in recent years.
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.
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.