Water Minister Dave Kelly announced on Monday the program would be expanded from the two existing locations in the region — Denmark and Walpole — to a total of 19 communities in 2020-21.
Albany is bracing for a bumper school holidays next week as West Australians hit the road with the State’s hard border still in place.
The Shire of Katanning will front court next month on allegations of illegaly clearing native vegetation.
Creating a “circle of safety” around your home or business through the removal of dry scrub, plants and trees is one way you can act now to protect yourself and your neighbours from bushfires.
New exhibits will open at the Princess Royal Fortress Military Museum in time for the long weekend, showcasing relics from our past, including a restored World War II coastal defence gun.
Narrikup 7 won a thrilling grand final in the Albany Netball Association B3 division, holding off Bethel 4 in the concluding stages to finish the season as premiers on Saturday
Lions claim under-14s Southern Districts Junior Football Association flag while Magpies win under-12s.
It’s hard yakka but someone has to do it.
Plans to build a Boxwood Hill community dam are forging ahead, with councillors voting to acquire the site of the future water source at last week’s Shire of Jerramungup council meeting.
A mothballed plan for an early childhood hub with 67 places and a child health clinic could be revived, with councillors set to vote on whether to restart the project when they met on Tuesday.
Wet and windy weather didn’t stop more than 100 visitors stopping by the historic Hounsome Farmhouse for the annual Katanning Royal Flying Doctor Service Garden Party on Sunday.
The lingering trauma of Katanning’s biggest bushfire in recent memory might not be felt until the first cloud of smoke surfaces this summer, Shire of Katanning president Liz Guidera says.
Plans for a 16-court tennis centre at the Centennial Park Sporting Precinct will move forward, with the City of Albany set to to start its search for the $4.8m needed to bring the vision to life.
Albany Community Hospice has teamed up with a trio of talented local creators for its latest fundraiser, Authors in the Soup, on Saturday, October 3.
City of Albany Mayor Dennis Wellington says the City will push for a funding commitment for the $9.5 million Albany Artificial Surf Reef project ahead of the 2021 State Election.
Great Southern TAFE enrolments have jumped by 70 per cent in half-price priority courses since this time last year, with some students using COVID-19 as a catalyst for a career change.
Narrogin Hawks were unable to walk away with any premierships after losing their respective C and D-grade grand finals at Pingelly on Sunday in the Upper Great Southern Football League.
Riffs are the 2020 Upper Great Southern Hockey Association men’s A-grade premiers after they defeated All Blacks at Narrogin Hockey Turf on Saturday
Pingelly 1 claimed a third straight Narrogin and Districts A1 premiership after outlasting Williams 1 in a hotly contested grand final on Saturday afternoon
A late goal from Taryn Trevenen guided Wagin to the 2020 Upper Great Southern Hockey Association women’s A-grade grand final over Williams on Saturday night.
French chef Xavier Poupel reveals his traditional potato dish
XAVIER POUPEL, GOURMANDISE & CO, ALBANY
The travelling exhibition Evolution: Torres Strait Masks is back on show at the Museum of the Great Southern just in time for the school holidays.
Coach Andrew Ruck says his Royals are hungry for more premiership glory and he hopes to see another group of players with medals around their necks on Saturday afternoon
Taj Stubber & Cameron Newbold
Katanning Wanderers claimed their fourth straight Upper Great Southern Football League D- grade premiership with an upset grand final victory over Narrogin Hawks at Pingelly on Sunday.
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