CBH has abandoned plans to build two giant bulkheads in Kojonup’s industrial centre after community unease reached boiling point at a meeting in the Great Southern town on Monday night.
Cracking into the retail market and “demystifying” native saline bush foods will play a key role in the blossoming industry’s future, according to a WA farmer driving its expansion.
An eleventh hour decision to cancel the Perth Royal Show after the State Government’s phase five COVID restrictions were pushed back has cost the organiser more than $2 million.
Commercial vessels battling COVID-19 infections would be barred from collecting their cargo in a policy being investigated by the WA Government.
An urgent inquiry will be launched by the WA Government after two hunters employed by a WA taxpayer-funded biosecurity group were convicted of animal cruelty for allowing six dogs to kill a feral pig.
Tari Jeffers, Cally Dupe & Shannon Verhagen
In the small town of Gairdner, across the road from the primary school, stands a blue tree symbolising strength, hope and community spirit.
The past three years have been tough for the farming families of Gairdner, which was declared water deficient in June after the community dam ran dry for the first time in history.
The close-knit community of Collie has rallied around the two girls injured in a shocking incident outside the Crown Hotel last Thursday night.
In a matter of weeks, the first sheep will be shorn at a new WA shearing shed based on an industry prototype which is exciting woolgrowers with its innovative and ergonomic design.
EXCLUSIVE Shannon Verhagen
Kayla Evans has won the Agricultural Achievement Award at the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards for her podcast Generation Ag.
West Australian authorities have commenced a deep clean of the coronavirus-infected Al Messilah livestock ship, while crew aboard another vessel have returned negative tests.
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WA grain growers Bob Nixon and Gemma Walker will help oversee the spend of $114 million worth of grain levies and $60 million in government funds after joining the Grains Research Development board.
Aspiring kaolin miner signs agreement with grain handler to operate disused grain storage facilities in the Wheatbelt.
Two top guns of speed shearing battled it out on the boards at the Kojonup APEX Speed Shearing contest on Saturday with the winner, Floyde Neil, grabbing victory.
The WA timber industry has welcomed the McGowan Government’s extension to the building bonus but wants the Federal Government to follow its lead.
Four towns along South Western Highway will now have their speed limit reduced from 50kmh to 40kmh on the main street after a successful trial period.
The wife of a Peppermint Grove accountant accused of stealing millions from a chicken farmer claims the alleged victim took away her phone and keys and forced her to write down her loved ones’ details
Hundreds of workers are rallying outside WA’s Parliament House, demanding politicians pass health and safety legislation bogged down in the upper house
Charlotte Elton and Caitlyn Rintoul
The Premier has confirmed two Australian crew members from a coronavirus-riddled livestock ship were permitted to disembark and return home.
Peter Law and Cally Dupe
The son of football great Jimmy Krakouer has denied any involvement in an alleged violent robbery in Kalgoorlie-Boulder earlier this year.
A further 24 crew members aboard a ship berthed at Fremantle have tested positive to COVID-19.
Michael Traill and Josh Zimmerman
WA’s annual Biosecurity Blitz 2020 is under way, with people of all ages urged to survey their local area and look out for biosecurity threats in their backyard.
Working in the scorching heat catching feral bulls in some of the country’s most isolated areas is a world away from anything most of us are used to. But for Lach McClymont, it is all in a day’s work.
National Party leader Mia Davies says the program will be returned to its former glory if Labor is defeated at the next election, offering up serious cash to 11 regional cities and towns across WA.
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