To celebrate International Women’s Day, we decided to shine a light on 10 strong women making an impact in our community.
Tomorrow’s annual Rainbow Dog Walk on the Busselton foreshore has been given a boost with the Margaret River Chocolate Company donating $2,000.
A Bunbury nurse has become the first front-line health worker outside the metro area to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
A BMX track is on the cards for Peppermint Grove Beach in the hope of providing another amenity for locals and tourists to enjoy at the holiday hot spot.
A harsh wake-up call helped change the course of one Collie mother’s life — and now she wants to raise awareness about preventable health problems in Aboriginal communities to do the same for others.
Hear from ten inspirational women who helped Bunbury sail through the chaos of 2020 and learn how they ‘choose to challenge’ ahead of International Women’s Day.
Athletes from the South West and beyond are whipping themselves into shape this month, with Australia’s biggest off-road triathlon X-Adventure Dunsborough fast approaching.
Liberals WA will fight to provide senior citizens with stamp duty relief if they win this State election as the South West housing shortage crisis continues to raise its head.
Dunsborough residents have slammed the Development Assessment Panel this week after members voted in favour of a four-storey apartment complex on the foreshore.
It seems our canine companions are also feeling the effects of COVID-19 with an increase in reports of unfriendly encounters and a rise in reported dog bites.
A South West Aboriginal elder dedicated to breaking down Australia’s cultural barriers has released a memoir.
A new survey has confirmed long-term residents are bearing the brunt of the region’s housing crisis, with serious concerns about the mental health toll on families.
Work is likely to resume soon on the long-delayed Cape-to-Cape Track winter diversion project, despite the wishes of local Aboriginal elders.
The region’s top bushfire officer has written to more than 1000 households warning their properties are at “extreme” risk during any future fire disaster.
Capel residents are calling for urgent modifications to a stretch of Bussell Highway that has some community members fearing for their lives while driving.
Surfers Point will host a battle between the sport’s best juniors this weekend.
A new funding lifeline will help the Margaret River Heart give back to the local music scene, with a series of Homegrown performances coming up.
Residents are being urged to get involved in a series of collaborative workshops looking at the future of the region’s coastline.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River has conceded it has no way to force the developer of Rapids Landing to build a much-needed second access road.
Artists across the region have been given a hurry-up as registrations close for this year’s Margaret River Region Open Studios event.
The Cowaramup Lions Club is hosting its annual car boot sale extravaganza this weekend.
Women and their allies are encouraged to book last-minute tickets to this year’s International Women’s Day celebration at Cullen Wines.
South West residents are gearing up to celebrate the powerful women in Bunbury’s community and all of their achievements on Monday for International Women’s Day.
Centenary Gardens was transformed into a world of colour, music and fun on Sunday as families and friends enjoyed the sounds of Ibiza at the final Downtown Music Festival.
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