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.
United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has touched down in Australia ahead of this week's annual Australia-United States Ministerial (AUSMIN) meetings.
Australia and Australians will be at risk from international terrorism "for a long period of time", Defence Minister Stephen Smith says.
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.
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...