Charlie Collard knows how lucky he is to be alive after losing most of the blood in his body when a taxi driver allegedly slashed his neck with a machete last month.
During her final months at the helm of Mid West Ports Authority, Rochelle Macdonald oversaw challenges and rose to overcome them. She says: “Bringing the team along the journey” is crucial to success.
Kalbarri and Binnu students have not let cyclone Seroja disrupt their studies, with temporary classrooms set up this week.
A Spalding man has avoided jail after punching his mother in the face in the presence of his young daughter.
Not even a global pandemic or a tropical cyclone will stand in the way of the Mid West commemorating Anzac Day this weekend.
Elise Van Aken
A former boxing coach accused of raping a teenage girl in July last year has pleaded not guilty to working with kids without a valid Working With Children Check.
We all cope differently. And then there are community members who are resilient and strong and financially stable, who could have lost a roof and felt equally as impacted as someone who lost nothing.
After a busy two weeks of cyclone clean-up, Mid West communities are invited to enjoy an afternoon of local entertainment, good food and great vibes on Sunday.
Good communication and supporting each other through the tough times are the keys to a successful marriage, according to a Greenough couple who recently marked 60 years of wedded bliss.
Getting builders to the Mid West and restoring power to farmers must be the immediate priorities to support cyclone-affected communities, according to the local MPs representing the devastated areas.
The fate of Carnarvon’s One Mile Jetty remains uncertain after cyclone Seroja tore apart the 124-year-old landmark.
Many Mid West towns ravaged by cyclone Seroja will take a break from recovery efforts to pay respect to Australia’s war veterans this weekend.
Phoebe Pin, Kate Campbell, Elise Van Aken & Reuben Carder
A “well-respected” Aboriginal elder who sexually abused two cousins more than 30 years ago as a teenager has been sentenced to 100 hours of community service in Geraldton today.
As footy champion Harry Taylor writes, if he knows one thing about folk from the towns around where he grew up is that they have a truckload of spirit.
With power now restored in Geraldton, the City of Greater Geraldton put a call out for residents to lend their generators to their Northampton neighbours still without power.
Three people spent the night stranded on an island off the Carnarvon coast after their boat broke down.
A young father who was photographed pointing a shotgun at his daughter while she held a rifle and took a photo of his baby son in a cot with an ammunition belt has been fined $1500.
Children playing with a cigarette lighter was the cause of a house fire in Bluff Point on Monday morning, which left a $250,000 damage bill.
Students at two public schools smashed by Cyclone Seroja will not be able to return to their classrooms for the start of Term 2, but their schooling will go ahead.
Excited crowds cheered and yelled throughout the evening at Activewest Stadium in Geraldton for a stacked card of fights for charity at Fists of Fury 2: Maximum Impact.
The outpouring of support in response to ex-Tropical Cyclone Seroja has been immense, with almost $3 million already raised for survivors of the catastrophic storm.
Thousands of claims have been submitted in the wake of Sunday’s devastation, as authorities prepare for a total clean-up bill that could top $200 million.
Most people in Geraldton will eventually forget about the inconvenience of being without power for a few days. But those in Kalbarri and Northampton won’t have that luxury for a long time, if ever.
Five Mid West schools are unlikely to welcome students back for term two next week, with another three still without power.
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