The third edition of the Active Farmers Games was originally planned for NSW, but it was postponed because of COVID-19.
Regional aged care could be revolutionised from the Wheatbelt, where a former State Government minister is driving an innovative program to help elderly residents stay in their communities.
Former Shire of Pingelly president and community stalwart Shirley Lange says the new Pingelly Virtual Village will empower residents like her to stay at home.
A strong contingent of Albany Vikings shone at the AFL Masters National Carnival held in Perth from September 25-October 1.
The inaugural season of the Katanning Basketball Association is set to tip off on Tuesday night, but the new committee is still hopeful of gaining more registration numbers before next week.
The fifth edition of carnival, the largest of its kind in WA, was hosted by the Albany Junior Rugby Club at the pitches at the corner of North Road and Campbell Road.
An Albany man accused of sexually assaulting a woman on York Street last month was on a suspended prison sentence and had been caught drink and drug-driving in the days before the incident.
Elderly people across the South West are set to receive much needed support for abuse and ageing-related issues.
There was a strong Upper Great Southern representation in the Bulldogs league team with Katanning’s Haiden Schloithe, Boddington’s George Wessels and Pingelly’s Tom Blechynden all playing.
A moment of silence fell over Police Pools last week as the community paused to honour members of the WA Police Force who had lost their lives in the line of duty.
A blue Subaru WRX stolen in a home invasion in Albany has been linked to a burglary at Katanning Sportspower during the long weekend.
A Noongar trail winding through the traditional lands of the Great Southern has completed its pilot tour.
Border closures have led to a worker shortfall, leaving many desperate businesses in WA worrying about how they will fill the gaps.
Not content with suing the State of WA in an attempt to extract $30bn dollars, now the billionaire mining magnate has upped the stakes even further - taking on the entire nation.
A total of 46 gangs, including two street gangs, are being targeted as part of the State Government’s new proposed anti-bikie laws.
Homicide squad detectives have joined the desperate search for Cleo Smith as police revealed her sleeping bag is also missing and they are ‘not ruling anything out’ — including a possible abduction.
A 56-year-old Australind man has fronted court accused of uploading toddlers and young children being molested on social media.
WA Police have charged a woman with criminal damage by fire after a blaze ripped through a Laverton home causing an estimated $150,000 in damages.
Mr Middleton, who was catapulted into the role following Lynne Craigie’s resignation this year, retained attracted the second highest vote count behind long-serving councillor Anita Grace.
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has flagged a decision on the appointment of a new chief executive could be made as early as next month.
The Shire of Esperance has three new councillors set to be sworn in tonight and one incumbent councillor re-elected to serve another four year term
Our success in preventing a major outbreak of the virus in WA has led to a lack of urgency and a lack of concern.
The trial of a man accused of assaulting two police officers trying to evict him has taken a twist with those police coming under scrutiny
Residents in the WA districts with the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates open up on whether apathy or angst is the issue.
A whip-smart four-year-old girl who vanished from a tent in the early hours of Saturday morning ‘would not have wandered off’, according to family friends.
The MUA claims a “no jab, no work” policy was responsible for almost a quarter of stevedore Qube’s workforce not turning up for work at Fremantle Port over the weekend.
The WA Chamber of Minerals and Energy has reiterated its opposition to a Federal parliamentary committee recommendation that overarching Federal legislation is needed to protect Indigenous heritage.
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