Aleisha Orr Customs officers are on their way to the Dampier area where a suspected asylum seeker boat was spotted by workers on an oil and gas rig off the West Australian coast.
An asylum seeker boat that sailed near an oil and gas platform off Dampier last week is believed to have actually tied up to it, West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says.
Aleisha Orr An intellectually disabled teenager has been found dead in a remote part of the state's north after not being seen for a day and a half.
Aleisha Orr Cyclone Rusty could have a 100-kilometre wide eye and feature winds of more than 200km\h by the time its full force is felt on WA's North West coastline late on Wednesday.
Rolling coverage of tropical cyclone Rusty as parts of WA's North West prepare for destructive winds and flooding.
Robyn Preston Pilbara's ports hit evacuation mode on Tuesday, locking-down sites and moving ships out to sea, after warnings that a tropical cyclone that may pass through the region on Wednesday.
Tropical Cyclone Narelle has been upgraded to a category four as it continues to move closer to the coast of northern Western Australia.
Jenna Clarke Tourism and business operators in Broome are growing frustrated with protest action against the proposed gas hub off James Price Point.
Aleisha Orr Using bubbles to scare off sharks is one of the methods being considered by researchers to address the high number of fatal shark attacks in Western Australia.
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...
Courtney Trenwith An historic $1.5 billion agreement has been reached with native title claimants to allow a natural gas project to go ahead in the Kimberley.
Chalpat Sonti The Pilbara region will get another deepwater port for iron ore exports, after the state government today decided to spend $3.5 million on a site first identified more than 30 years ago.