About 500 jobs could be lost from the West Australian education system after the state government unveiled a new funding model.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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 Opposition leader Mark McGowan has denied he acted irresponsibly by publicly revealing a new drug that could be legally sold to children rather than alerting authorities.
Courtney Trenwith Labor leader Eric Ripper has agreed to stand down after losing the support of more than half of his colleagues, it is understood.
Courtney Trenwith Premier Colin Barnett said he tried to persuade Christian Porter not to leave state politics but ultimately respected his career-driven decision.
Aleisha Orr Like many teachers and parents who got the call to tell them Mt Lawley Primary School had been burnt down yesterday morning, Elizabeth Gibb’s first thought was that it was a joke.
Courtney Trenwith The most significant native title agreement in Australian history - worth $1.5 billion - would set-up the Kimberley Indigenous population for generations to come, according to the head of the...