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.
Angie Raphael and Patrick Caruana The Perth shock jock sacked for asking Prime Minister Julia Gillard questions about her partner's sexuality has been dumped from a Liberal Party function.
Paddy Doulman Western Australian Labor Senator Louise Pratt has backed Alannah MacTiernan as a possible candidate for Stephen Smith's seat of Perth.
The new-look Labor Party has improved its competitiveness in federal seats in Western Australia, Defence Minister Stephen Smith 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...
Former shock jock Howard Sattler has ruled out a tilt at politics after previously saying he'd consider standing for the federal seat of Perth.
United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has touched down in Australia ahead of this week's annual Australia-United States Ministerial (AUSMIN) meetings.
Rhianna King The state coroner has criticised the lack of marine search and rescue equipment as well as the navigational decision that led to the deaths of 50 asylum seekers off Christmas Island in 2010.
Australia and Australians will be at risk from international terrorism "for a long period of time", Defence Minister Stephen Smith says.
Lloyd Jones Prime Minister Julia Gillard's appointment of Kevin Rudd as foreign minister risks Australia's international relations because of the fractured relationship between the pair, Deputy Opposition Leader...