After a redistribution last year, 57 local governments now fall within O’Connor, a 1.1 million sqkm electorate spanning the South West, Great Southern, Wheatbelt and Goldfields.
Sean Van Der Wielen
Katanning woman Wendy Hayward had her childhood stories turned into dishes at a Taste Great Southern event earlier this month.
A new video highlighting Katanning’s cultural offerings launched online on Thursday, with a number of local faces being highlighted.
Thirteen teams took part in the classic that began on Saturday while on Friday night the CBH Scotch doubles were contested.
Netball WA Great Southern hosted the annual event on May 5 as 10 schools from across the region hit the court.
The Bulldogs failed to register a score for the entire first quarter but a gutsy eight-goal second half fired the visitors to an unlikely 29-point victory over the Bombers in Lake Grace.
Former club president and project manager David Spade presented at a council meeting on April 28 as part of the organisation’s push for the funding.
Last year’s Olympic Games was the last time the Hockeyroos took to the pitch internationally.
In an entertaining contest to start proceedings for the new season, the friendly rivals both fielded several new players in their line-ups.
The Hawks steamed home, snagging four of the last seven majors of the game, to secure an impressive 13.6 (84) to 12.9 (81) victory.
There were less nerves and the gameplay went up a level with the juniors already focusing on set moves and encouraging each other as they get the ball down the court.
Dionne Woods was the star up front while the midfield led by James Laurino and Tigers defensive pair Ryan Pontillo and Liam Hansen were all crucial in the 16.8 (104) to 8.7 (55) round two result.
Simmering tensions between rival bikies is being probed by gang crime squad detectives as a possible motive behind an attempted home invasion near the Perth Hills on Tuesday night.
Vaccinated travellers to Indonesia - including WA’s favourite overseas holiday destination Bali - will no longer be required to present a negative COVID-19 test upon entering the country.
WA’s biggest disability service provider is closing large-scale industrial work sites it has run for 70 years, likely leaving hundreds without employment along with support staff.
Rebecca Le May
The Opposition has unloaded on the State’s Labor Government and local members including Jane Kelsbie for failing to support the Margaret River region.
WA Labor Member for Kalgoorlie Ali Kent told the Kalgoorlie Miner she hopes people get behind the Federal election and put their hand up to staff struggling polling booths.
Taking to the stage on Friday, Saturday and Sunday this week and next, the production takes a deep dive into the well-known story of Frankenstein, but from the monster’s point of view
A man who repeatedly punched his partner as she held their 11-month-old baby in her arms has been told by a Kalgoorlie magistrate his ‘despicable behaviour’ could have resulted in the death of his baby.
A 24-year-old Australind man awaiting sentencing for a number of family violence offences, including choking his then-partner on two occasions on the same day, has been refused bail.
A Carlisle man has been accused of drug dealing after drugs and cash were seized from his home during a police raid.
Labor is on track to pick up the must-win WA seat of Pearce, a poll commissioned by the Opposition has revealed.
For WA employers, having the nation’s tightest jobs market is creating a hiring headache, with some roles staying vacant for months and companies deciding against taking on new projects.
Greg Southee has taken a step up the ladder in the property world, just as he has in the business world.
WA has said goodbye — or at least see you later — to one of the greatest Australian sportsmen of our time.
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