Lisa writes about tourism, business, health, education and human interest news happening in the Mid West and Gascoyne for The Geraldton Guardian and Midwest Times.
“I also think it will create some employment opportunities once you get it going,” Mr Gaffney said.
For many volunteers, especially those with farming backgrounds, the work is about more than doing a good deed.
A master magician is heading to Geraldton next month. But, before Cosentino takes to the stage performing death-defying escapes, there’s one confined space in which he’ll need to stay put.
Hearing loss and ear disease affect one in three Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids. Now ae Naaguja mother and musician is calling on families to get behind an early intervention program.
Hailed as the best West Australian Music regional album produced yet, Sounds of the Mid West was finally launched in Geraldton at the weekend.
Geraldton is at the centre of a push to decentralise the WA resource sector’s heavy machinery repair business, with Rio to bring dozers from its Pilbara iron ore mines to the Mid West for rebuilds.
Max Royce returned to Greenough “full of beans and ideas” in his early 30s, inheriting a patch of paradise passed down through generations.
Local musicians from across demographics and styles were featured on Sounds of the Mid West — a collaborative album produced by West Australian Music.
Listening to the surveyed women, the Geraldton-based community organisation developed a workshop series to empower women in the ways they need it the most.
A Mt Magnet long weekend extravaganza, celebrating the ancient rocks and starry skies it is known for, has been given a substantial financial boost.
Inside a 100-year-old building painted with bright-colour blocked shapes, a Mid West artist is preparing to welcome a deluge of tourists to her usually sleepy town.
A police officer was punched 15 times in the head causing a suspected concussion, while another was struck twice in the face in two separate attacks on regional police during the past six days.
Alexander Scott & Lisa Favazzo
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