A new report reveals ongoing costs for the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River’s redeveloped cultural centre look likely to soar.
The annual cost to operate the Margaret River Heart may increase as early feedback shows venue hire and staffing costs could be beyond the reach of some community users.
Augusta was in the spotlight for this week’s WA Heritage Awards, with Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse scoring a major honour reflecting more than a year’s hard work.
The Preserve Gnarabup protest group is expected to lodge its scheme amendment application today to halt a proposed resort and village development on the Margaret River coast.
The best and brightest building companies in the South West have been recognised in the Master Builders-Bankwest Building Excellence Awards.
Troyan Robert James Tierney on Thursday appeared in Bunbury Magistrate’s Court via video link from Bunbury Prison facing a string of charges.
Several illegal marron fishers have been busted by inland fisheries compliance officers from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development over the past three months.
Winding through the picturesque Arklow jarrah forest north-west of the coal-mining town, the family-friendly Arklow trail network is popular among locals and tourists alike.
An organic indoor farmers market will join ALDI and Kmart at the Busselton Power Centre by spring next year.
SEE THE PICTURES: Families heading south for a coronavirus-imposed staycation will soon be able to find a local treasure in an indoor market hub designed to showcase the very best of the South West.
Augusta Adventure Race organisers Rapid Ascent have unveiled a new event, based in Eagle Bay, after putting its Augusta triathlon to rest earlier this year.
Fisheries Minister Peter Tinley has vouched for the value of the Gracetown SMART drum line trial and says the Federal Government will eventually be called in to get involved.
This year’s Margaret River and Districts Agricultural Society show will not go ahead due to uncertainty forced by the pandemic.
WA Labor has shafted one of its own for the sake of securing veteran Alannah MacTiernan’s switch to a safe South West seat.
New ECU Souwest Jets president Sarah Leitch is heartened by the professionalism shown by all players at the club.
Red tape will be slashed to make it easier for farm forestry projects to start in the South West under a new Federal Government scheme aimed at creating jobs and meeting emission reduction targets.
Significant off-season departures from the ECU Souwest Jets will result in league coach Erin Culnane persisting with youth throughout the 2020 WANL season.
Bunbury trainer Holly Locke could be destined for sustained success with Shirl’s Dream, if Monday’s trial win at Lark Hill is an accurate form guide.
South West Phoenix coach Nigel Wilcox believes his side displayed plenty of character during Saturday’s 1-1 draw against North Perth United at the WML Stadium.
The South West event is set to be the first Australian film festival to host screenings for live cinema audiences since the easing of restrictions following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following the cancellation of the 2020 Lower South West Football League season, a big contingent of players have found new homes at SWFL clubs for the upcoming campaign.
The ECU Souwest Jets have been dealt a cruel blow ahead of Saturday night’s WANL home opener against the Rangers, with Brooke Repacholi suffering a serious foot injury on Tuesday.
Blackwood Youth Action is set for a busy week, with the launch of its wraparound BYA Connect service today and receiving a $25,000 donation from the Bridgetown Rotary Club on Monday.
Hundreds of West Australian students are expected to be trained at Collie’s soon-to-be-opened WesTrac Technology Training Centre.
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