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.
Properties in the Onslow region of the Pilbara were covered by a storm of red dust on February 11.
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.
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.
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.
Rania Spooner Inquest could finally explain tragic mystery of dead baby brothers.
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.
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.
Aleisha Orr People sheltering from a category four cyclone could be stuck inside for some time as the storm creeps nearer.
Tropical Cyclone Rusty in Western Australia's Pilbara region has been downgraded to a category one, allowing emergency services authorities to give the all clear to Pardoo and Marble Bar.
While tropical cyclone Rusty continues to weaken, communities inland from Western Australia's east Pilbara region are now in its firing line as the storm continues creeping south.
The Perth dog home that boasted Red Dog star Koko as its ambassador has been swamped with donations since the red cloud kelpie passed away.
Anne-Louise Brown The scope of a WA inquiry investigating child sex abuse at state-run hostels will be widened this week, hearing evidence about alleged abuse of boarders at a Northam hostel.
Rania Spooner The death of the mining boom has been "exaggerated", according to Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who today called on industry leaders to back the Federal Government's $6.
Rania Spooner Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart has rekindled a decade old legal battle with the heirs of her father's former friend, mining magnate Peter Wright, over an iron ore tenement in the Pilbara...
Rania Spooner Thousands of wharfies and construction workers today flooded the front steps of the WA's Parliament House in opposition to foreign workers being used on resources projects and what they claim are...
Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart is moving to one day hand over the family's $10 billion dynasty to her youngest child.
Courtney Trenwith The fight for skilled workers and resource investment became heated yesterday when Queensland Premier Anna Bligh was accused of using Perth's Commonwealth Business Forum to poach workers and...