After a sweltering two weeks in the region, Red Cross Australia has offered some important tips to help West Aussies beat the heat this summer.
Further delays to Jetstar’s Melbourne to Busselton route has caused frustration in the region, as customers and tour operators alike are forced to wait another six months.
The tragedy comes just two weeks after two serious crashes within 12 hours of each other on the same stretch of road.
A 43-year-old man Margaret River man has been arrested, charged and refused bail after failing to comply with a COVID quarantine direction
The window of opportunity for South West recreational marron fishing officially opened this week, with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development set to be out in force.
It seems people will be watching for a different whale as they walk down Busselton Jetty in the future, after the Cetacean design won the poll for the new Australian Underwater Discovery Centre.
A man has been flown to Royal Perth Hospital with serious injuries after crashing into a tree.
Western Australia’s Margaret River Pro will continue on the elite World Surf League tour calendar until at least 2024 after securing a three-year extension.
A Cowaramup abattoir will remain closed today after a man died yesterday morning in a workplace accident, with the company offering its ‘deepest condolences’ to his family and colleagues.
Cowaramup-raised aerial performer Elke Uhd is back on dry land, but head over heels once again with a string of performances lined up for February’s Perth Fringe World.
A 69-year-old Margaret River man was fined in absentia at Onslow’s courthouse earlier this month for possession of illegal fish traps.
Precious Plastic Margaret River has made the “unfortunate” move of pausing its collection of plastic lids as the volunteers behind the region’s eco-friendly venture eye potential homelessness.
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When the toughest cops go hunting the toughest outlaws — the bikie clubhouse is one of the first doors they kick down. What they look lilke inside is known only to a few.
A baby died and his mother was left fighting for her life after a midwife at a WA hospital injected her with a massive overdose of morphine during the final hours of her pregnancy.
Perryn John Maynard, 27, was convicted on Monday for driving without authority, driving an unlicensed vehicle on a road, failing to stop for police and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Officers from the major crash investigation squad are investigating the death of a traffic controller who was struck by a van in WA’s south-east yesterday.
One of the men accused of a gold heist last year didn’t realise police who yelled at him when he fled during an unrelated alleged robbery were officers, a court has heard, as he’s released on bail.
A 23-year-old Albany man who put a nurse in a headlock at the Albany Health Campus last year has been fined and denied a spent conviction.
The proprietor of Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant has copped a $8000 fine for repeated food code violations last year, but said the business was “trying to improve” since health officers took notice.
Two holidaymakers were pulled from the water by rescuers after they were dragged hundreds of metres out to sea on stand-up paddleboards at Cheynes Beach in Albany.
West Australian families are missing out on earning an extra $11,000 a year due to the rigid and expensive childcare sector, The West can exclusively reveal.
Just 38 per cent of Year 10s who sat a national civics and citizenship test have achieved a proficient standard, a result labelled ‘disappointing’ by Federal Education Minister Alan Tudge.
Legal Aid WA will hire an extra duty lawyer after an Aboriginal grandma with dementia was given no legal representation and spent six days in jail for squirting her neighbour with a garden hose.
A former altar boy abused by a paedophile priest will receive $2.5 million in compensation — the highest known sum the Church in Australia has been forced to pay a survivor of historic sex abuse.
The death of a traffic controller in the Goldfields-Esperance region has sent ripples through the community, with friends of the 57-year-old remembering him as ‘one of the best blokes around’.
One of WA’s deadliest coastal activities will continue this Saturday despite two deaths earlier this month.
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