Aleisha Orr An asylum seeker boat has arrived in Geraldton, further south than any asylum seeker boat in recent years.
Aleisha Orr Customs and Border Protection had no information which could have enabled them to intercept the asylum seeker boat that arrived in Geraldton according to an internal assessment on the matter.
Anne-Louise Brown A man who killed a woman he'd met on a social networking site has been sentenced to 10 years' jail.
A man who killed a woman a month after meeting her on a social media networking service has failed in an appeal against his conviction.
Three asylum seekers escaped a Western Australia detention centre in 45 seconds last week, exposing major security flaws at the facility, a leaked report has revealed.
Police have caught an escapee who ran from Serco guards in Perth's city centre.
A 26-year-old Western Australian man has been jailed for 15 months after failing to seek medical attention for his dying mother.
Rania Spooner The former principal of a remote West Australian school is standing trial this week accused of destroying school buildings by fire to cover up hundreds of theft and fraud crimes.
A jury has cleared a former principal of attempting to burn down his own remote West Australian school to cover up the tracks of hundreds of frauds.
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.
Flash flooding and damaging winds of up to 125km/h are expected to hit regions across south-west WA on Friday.
Sri Lanka's high commissioner to Australia says he doesn't expect a flood of asylum seekers will follow the 66 potential refugees who gobsmacked onlookers with their arrival in Geraldton.
US Coast Guard crews are waiting for the weather to improve before sending a helicopter to take three British and one Australian crew member injured in a storm from a yacht about 640km off the...
A 14-year-old boy from Scotland has died after he collapsed while bushwalking with his father south of Exmouth.
Rania Spooner Western Power charged over teen's electric shock death.
Courtney Trenwith The Queen has congratulated Premier Colin Barnett and the West Australian public for "a most successful" CHOGM.
Lee-Maree Gallo An Irish adventurer has been plucked from wild seas off the WA coast after his ambitious bid to row solo across the Indian Ocean - naked - fell foul overnight.
Fran Rimrod The father of a teenage Geraldton girl who was electrocuted after stepping on a live power line brought down in weekend storms was struggling with the reality his daughter had been taken away, his...
Tim Clarke WA's "Extraordinary Taxi Ride" got off to a very ordinary start this morning, when the RAC had to be called to jump start the taxi being used to promote the state's natural beauty.
Rania Spooner The sale of Murchison Metals' troubled half of the $6 billion Oakajee Port and Rail project to joint venture partner Mitsubishi Corp passed a shareholder vote today leaving Murchison with a cash box...