Ailish Delaney is journalist at the South Western Times covering all things local council, community issues and lifestyle. She has a passion for pop culture and the arts and is always on the hunt for the next best brunch location.
Crime Stoppers and South West police are encouraging residents to continue to take advantage of the national firearms amnesty and surrender illegal or unregistered weapons.
A South West environmental group claims a leading waste management organisation has “declared war” on the community by applying to expand the dump in Dardanup.
Children watched on in horror after a school bus collided with cyclists on a coast road in Bunbury this morning, leaving one dead and another injured.
Ailish Delaney, Jackson Barrett & Carly Laden
The South West bowls club that brought the State’s first glow-in-the-dark game to the green has received a $50,000 funding boost.
Shadow treasurer Steve Thomas has labelled the WA Budget a “missed opportunity” to help diversify the South West economy in the midst of a Statewide housing, health and skills crisis.
October’s local government elections are fast approaching and the race is on as community representatives ramp up the campaigning to land themselves a seat as an elected member.
South West leaders have slammed the McGowan Government’s decision to introduce a one vote, one value system for the State Upper House in the biggest change yet in how WA politicians are elected.
Ailish Delaney & Joshua Zimmerman
South West police say they are committed to finding the body of an allegedly murdered Pemberton father and will not scale back operations as the search nears the end of its third week.
A Bunbury street will have its name changed from an offensive term in a bid to work towards reconciliation in the community.
Local government election nominations have closed and the Bunbury residents prepared to battle it out for the top spot of mayor have been finalised.
Bunbury Hospital has been given 12 months to address a ‘toxic’ workplace culture after peak safety watchdog WorkSafe issued an improvement notice on the facility.
Jacinta Cantatore & Ailish Delaney
Infrastructure, health and road upgrades have emerged as the major winners for the South West as the State Government today announced its 2021-22 Budget.
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