Busselton

Support pours in for Troy Buswell from Vasse constituents

Leanne Nicholson Former Western Australian treasurer Troy Buswell may be keeping a low profile at Parliament House but his Vasse electorate office in Busselton is anything but quiet.

Colin Barnett backs Troy Buswell over son's driving test

Troy Buswell

Michael Hopkin Premier Colin Barnett has refused calls to sack Treasurer and Transport Minister Troy Buswell over more allegations of ministerial misconduct.

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Man dies following Gracetown shark attack

Gang Gang- Narrabundah College media posters.
Centenary 'Come To Canberra' posters designed by students at Narrabundah College.
Shark ? Hugh Brown in Year 11

Liam Ducey An imminent threat order has been issued after a surfer was killed by a shark at the South West holiday town of Gracetown.

WA government unveils shark 'kill zones'

Beach closure.

Michael Hopkin Designated shark-killing zones will be established off Perth and the state's South West, as part of an aggressive new state government policy aimed at reducing the risk of shark attacks.

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Seven children injured, one critical, after golf buggy crash

St John Ambulance

A child is in a critical condition after a golf buggy carrying seven children crashed into a tree.

Day in the life of a Bunbury crab net video goes viral

Scott Murray crab video

Shanelle Miller, Bunbury Mail A Perth man has unwittingly put the South West's marine life on the map with a viral YouTube video.

Dangerous weather to hit south-west WA

Tree down in Thornlie

Flash flooding and damaging winds of up to 125km/h are expected to hit regions across south-west WA on Friday.

WA mouse has emergency caesarean

Marshmallow and her litter

Michelle Nelson A manx mouse named Marshmallow is not only a very rare breed, she is possibly the only mouse to have delivered her litter by caesarean section.

Fatal shark attack north of Perth

shark western australia

Aleisha Orr A friend of the surfer who was killed in a shark attack north of Lancelin this morning is believed to have witnessed the attack.

Order to destroy 'massive' shark that killed Perth surfer Ben Linden

Ben Linden

Aleisha Orr A search-and-destroy mission is continuing for a great white shark up to five metres long that killed a surfer off the WA coast about 160 kilometres north of Perth.

Surfer fights off shark near Carnarvon

Shark week on the Discovery Channel. Generic pic of a Great White shark with his teeth showing. Generic JAWS, Danger, Ocean, Great White. Pic supplied by Discovery channel publicity

Surfer receives serious injuries to his arm, abdomen after fending off shark in WA's North West.

Surfer lucky to be alive after shark attack at remote beach

Horror shark attack claims 24-year-old man (Thumbnail)

Lucy Rickard and Aleisha Orr A 34-year-old man is lucky to be alive after fending off a shark at a remote WA beach, about 1000 kilometres north of Perth yesterday afternoon.

Storm threat passes metro area

rain

About 9000 homes lost power overnight as a fierce storm lashed the state, and it looks like there is more wild weather on its way.

Sharks take a bite out of WA surfing business

Shark attack

Jillian McHugh Surfing businesses in Western Australia are suffering because the increase in shark sightings and attacks is scaring their customers out of the water.

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Conditions ease but town still in danger

A giant Margaret River bushfire burns in WA.

Lucy Rickard Margaret River and Prevelly residents are preparing for their third day of fire heartbreak, as they wake to the news that at least 30 homes and chalets have been destroyed or badly damaged by the...

Surfers' horror as shark savages mate

Shark!

Lucy Rickard and Aleisha Orr A man has died after he was attacked by a shark at a popular South-West beach this afternoon.

Shark attack at popular South-West beach

Lucy Rickard and Aleisha Orr A man has died after he was attacked by a shark at a popular South-West beach this afternoon.

Buswell resigns over secret sex sessions on taxpayers' tab

Troy Buswell

Chalpat Sonti, Liam Phillips and Joseph Sapienza Troy Buswell's political lives have finally run out after Premier Colin Barnett accepted his resignation today in the wake of admitting misusing taxpayer funds in his affair with Greens MP Adele...

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Woman dragged from crocodile's grasp

Tara Hawkes

A young woman is lucky to be alive after she was mauled by a crocodile in the state's north on the weekend.

Man dead in shark attack

Peter Kurmann

Pamela Mirghani and Michelle Nelson A 33-year-old man has died in a shark attack in West Australia's southwest.