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".
Alex Riddell A Perth couple have joined State Opposition leader Mark McGowan in a push to legalise medicinal cannabis.
Aleisha Orr The West Australian Parliament has heard that the niece of convicted paedophile David Farnell contacted the Department of Child Protection to report that her uncle had a child in his custody months...
Aleisha Orr The West Australian government's plan to operate shark kill zones off WA beaches for the next three years has been rejected by the Environmental Protection Authority.
Tess Ingram, AFR Some of Australia’s largest resources companies, including BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto, have been embroiled in an environmental approvals bungle caused by the Western Australian Environmental...
Brendan Foster Disgraced former West Australian treasurer Troy Buswell has quit politics, citing his ongoing mental health problems as the main reason.
Deputy West Australian Premier Kim Hames says he shouldn't have made the comment that the convicted paedophile father of baby Gammy and his twin sister Pipah appeared to be reformed.
Aleisha Orr Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan has again slammed the report that came out of the parliamentary inquiry into how officers dealt with the investigation of Troy Buswell’s late-night...
The theft and loss of taxpayer-funded mobile phones and laptops in WA has risen to more than $480,000 in the past year, despite a promised crack down on missing equipment, the opposition says.
Premier Colin Barnett has again been forced to dodge speculation about his leadership, but has refused to be baited on the opposition leader's position.
Liam Ducey Opposition leader Mark McGowan has demanded bi-partisan support for a parliamentary inquiry into FIFO suicides - but he's not optimistic.
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.
Chenee Marrapodi The State Government's insurer RiskCover has denied claims it paid 'hush money' to a woman whose parked car was smashed into by Troy Buswell.
Liam Ducey Willetton Senior High School will be closed for the rest of the week as the Education Department moves to clear asbestos residue detected at the school late last week.
The West Australian public cannot have full confidence in the management of the state's Royalties for Regions (RfR) program, an independent report has found.
Chenee Marrapodi Opposition leader Mark McGowan has slammed the government for allowing another serial sex offender to walk free.
Removing time limits that stop child sex abuse cases going to court and legalising medicinal marijuana have been proposed by West Australian Labor leader Mark McGowan at the state branch's annual...
West Australian Transport Minister Dean Nalder says ongoing works around Perth are contributing to worsening congestion, but denies the city is in a traffic-jam crisis.
The cost of living rebate for seniors has been halved by the West Australian government after the Commonwealth cut funding for concessions.
Nicole Cox Disgraced former treasurer Troy Buswell had effectively “flipped the bird” at Premier Colin Barnett and WA Police by failing to fully explain his actions, Labor MP John Quigley told State...