Images have emerged of a tornado ripping through one small regional locality in Western Australia, demolishing trees in its path.
A 62-year-old man has died after the aircraft he was flying in the State’s South West crashed shortly after take off.
As Australians head to the polls Saturday, the two front-runners for the South West’s Forrest electorate have spoken about how they’re feeling ahead of today’s result.
Margaret River-based teacher Mark Cummins says colleagues across the region are increasingly facing burn-out from a rising tide of student mental health issues.
Councillor and former Shire president Ian Earl will have a chance to rezone land his family owns off Peake Street in Cowaramup.
Channel Seven’s Adventure All Stars sneaked its latest contestants into Margaret River this week for five days of secret filming.
The Opposition has unloaded on the State’s Labor Government and local members including Jane Kelsbie for failing to support the Margaret River region.
Emerging artist Clare Hamilton’s collected works are on display at the Margaret River Library’s Cocoon Gallery until the end of June.
The Capes region performed strongly at Surfing WA’s weekend Longboard & Logger State Championships.
Mosaic artist Callum Fairnie has established a new gallery in Cowaramup’s light industrial area, which he’s using to showcase the work of contributors.
Lotterywest funding will help establish a permanent interpretation station in Augusta’s prized Donovan Street bushland.
Australia Post has ignored the concerns of residents desperate for mail deliveries to homes in Brookfield and Rapids Landing.
Planning Minister Rita Saffioti has declined to tamp down concerns about reform to WA’s short-stay sector which could potentially undermine planning controls.
Residents of a notorious WA Government-run public housing block on Station Road say they are fed up about inaction to address their concerns about safety and wellbeing.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River has defended its efforts to tackle the region’s housing crisis, but its hands are tied without further State and Federal Government intervention.
The local tourism association has headhunted one of the region’s most senior Parks and Wildlife officers to champion its revamped focus on conservation.
South West petrol prices will continue rising, according to the State’s fuel pricing watchdog, the halving of the fuel excise providing little relief for motorists.
Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernal has for the first time signalled possible support for giving Busselton Airport a proper passenger terminal.
There is no greater sign of the depth of Augusta-Margaret River than the current SWFL reserves ladder, while colts reigning premiers Carey Park make strong start to defending their flag.
Forrest MHR and Liberal Party candidate Nola Marino has reaffirmed her commitment to improve network connectivity across the South West, days away from the Federal election.
Hands Oval is set to be the stage for a Saturday night blockbuster when premiership fancies South Bunbury host reigning premiers Augusta-Margaret River.
A community alcohol and drug counselling service is set to continue operations throughout the region for at least the next five years.
Three of the South West’s best football products of the past decade will don the black-and-gold of Western Australia on Sunday.
Joshua Chugg and Anna McKenna put on world-class displays at the weekend when they set course records at the fifth edition of the Margaret River Ultra Marathon.
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