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.
Experts and conservationists have bitten back at Western Australia's tough new policies to prevent deadly shark attacks, which include the establishment of licensed offshore "kill zones".
A convicted West Australian sex offender has been sentenced to a further 10 years behind bars for a "sinister" sexual assault on a mother during a home invasion.
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...
Courtney Trenwith They wanted to save their homes, but eventually the 20 metre flames and intense heat became too much.
Courtney Trenwith The state government has promised to take action against staff if the Department of Environment and Conservation is found to have been negligent in its handling of the prescribed burnthat led to a...
Lucy Rickard and Courtney Trenwith Residents allowed back into the worst areas have witnessed for the first time the charred ruins of their neighbourhood with firefighters escorting them on a bus.
Live coverage, day two, of bushfire drama in Western Australia's South-West.
Lucy Rickard, with AAP Forecast high winds are worrying fire crews still battling to control a bushfire that has damaged at least 20 homes in Western Australia's Margaret River region.