The race for a seat on the Shire of Harvey council has officially started, meanwhile, the Shire of Waroona’s new look council has been decided without an election.
Kasper Johansen & Luke McPherson
Harvey’s St John WA branch hit a heartfelt milestone after installing the State’s 6000th defibrillator in the South West, one of 2900 defibrillators in regional WA.
A private pharmacy in Waroona that became the first in regional WA to roll out any COVID vaccine is now offering the Moderna jab.
Building approvals have sky rocketed for the first time in seven years across the Shire of Harvey as increasing numbers of people continue to “race to the regions”.
A South West man has been banned from the roads for more than two years after rolling his vehicle on Harvey’s main street while four times over the legal blood-alcohol limit.
The restoration of Harvey River is streaming ahead with the addition of logs to diversify the habitat.
As soon as our headlines reported a cyclist had been injured, people in the comments of our Facebook page began openly mocking the tragedy.
WA’s peak volunteer association is wary of how gaps in the policy could play out on the fire ground.
Visitor numbers to the town’s tourism centre have doubled in the past nine months and accommodation providers are scrambling to keep up with demand.
Ahead of what could be the biggest sporting event in our State’s history, we’ve unpacked the South West’s involvement in this grand final and the ones that have come before it.
There has been a mass coaching exodus at the Harvey Bulls, Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault and Waroona as four of the five men in charge announced they will not be continuing next year.
The high, the low and what to watch from the 2021 season
Health Department bosses have admitted ambulance ramping is a result of systemic issues within hospitals, but have hit out at St John WA for relying so heavily on volunteers.
Briana Fiore and Josh Zimmerman
The tight-knit Wheatbelt community of York is in shock following the tragic death of a beloved school bus driver who died in a horrific crash on his daily route.
A woman accused of stabbing and killing a man at an apartment in Perth’s east has faced Perth Magistrates Court charged with murder.
In one of WA football’s more remarkable stories, Ross Ditchburn had gone from Kukerin captain-coach in 1981 to Carlton premiership player the following year after an epic grand final against Richmond.
A patch of ocean between Barrow Island and the Dampier Archipelago is currently being scoured by several aircraft and marine vessels.
The elderly Capel couple found dead inside their home earlier this morning have been revealed as well-loved husband and wife Colin and Bernice Dent, and their son is being questioned by police.
Jakeb Waddell, Carly Laden & Ailish Delaney
Police have confirmed the two people found dead inside a Capel home this morning were an elderly couple, while homicide detectives are now travelling to the South West to investigate.
A Geraldton-based police officer who allegedly boasted in internet chat rooms that he wanted to ‘drug and rape’ teenage girls has had his bail varied so he can be near Perth Airport.
A Geraldton football player and ex-youth boxing coach has been acquitted after being accused of twice sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl in his hot tub last year.
If there was a best-dressed award for today’s AFL grand final at Optus Stadium, the clear podium-topper would have been Australian of the Year Grace Tame.
The Perth Royal Show has officially sold out of tickets on its first day, marking a triumphant return after being forced off the calendar last year due to coronavirus restrictions.
There have been no new cases of the virus recorded in the west overnight, despite yesterday’s COVID-19 scare and more than a dozen close contacts being tested.
Crowds are gathering on the banks of the Swan River to witness this afternoon’s once-in-a-lifetime event for WA — the grand final clash between the Demons and Dogs. SEE THE PICTURES.
Bouncedown is still hours away, but eager footy fans are already flooding into Australia’s biggest pub, The Camfield, as excitement builds for Perth’s historic grand final at nearby Optus Stadium.
Police are hunting a predator who grabbed two women from behind and indecently assaulted them as they walked over the Fremantle traffic bridge early Monday.
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