A South Australian mine worker has been rescued after becoming stranded in a flooded creek crossing in Western Australia's Pilbara region.
People in Western Australia's Gascoyne and Pilbara regions have been warned to take extra care to avoid contracting mosquito-borne viruses after heavy rainfall and localised flooding.
Allen Newton Pilbara police are on the lookout for thieves who stole adult toys and herbs for smoking valued at $4000.
Leanne Nicholson Residents are in lockdown and emergency welfare centres have been opened in the north west of Western Australia as severe tropical cyclone Christine bears down on the Pilbara.
Leanne Nicholson Asbestos dislodged or damaged during cyclone Christine now pose an additional health risk to Pilbara residents.
Bureau of Meteorology plots cyclone Christine's progress across the Pilbara
Leanne Nicholson A Pilbara mine worker has been flown to Perth in a serious condition after an accident at the Christmas Creek mine early on Tuesday morning.
Cyclone Peta might not be a major threat to the Pilbara but it has brought plenty of rain already.
Tropical Cyclone Narelle has been upgraded to a category four as it continues to move closer to the coast of northern Western Australia.
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.
Properties in the Onslow region of the Pilbara were covered by a storm of red dust on February 11.
Robyn Preston Perth "storm troopers" are planning to fly to the Pilbara, putting themselves at risk to witness what may be the most powerful tropical cyclone so far this year.
Rolling coverage of tropical cyclone Rusty as parts of WA's North West prepare for destructive winds and flooding.
Parts of the Pilbara were put on alert after heavy rain caused floods during the region's typically dry season. Photos from PerthWeatherLive.com
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.
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.
An out-of-control and violent 11-year-old girl was detained in a police lock-up in Western Australia's Pilbara region because there were no other safe options at the time.
China's official news agency has slammed Prime Minister Tony Abbott for praising Japan's World War II military prowess in his welcome to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Aleisha Orr Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to visit Western Australia while in the country.
The world's largest miner, BHP Billiton, has cut 500 Australian jobs out of its iron ore business.