The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River could be without a permanent chief executive for more than half a year as councillors prepare to start the recruitment process to replace Stephanie Addison-Brown.
Shire president Julia Meldrum has apologised to her colleagues for her rough first few weeks in the top job.
The region’s peak tourism body has opened its signature Aboriginal heritage experience at Ngilgi Cave near Yallingup.
The Cowaramup BMX Club has dropped the gate on their 2023-24 season and welcomed back two national BMX champions.
Margaret River Business Network members gathered on Friday at Southern Region TAFE’s cafe for a morning muster and the chance to catch up on the latest news around town.
A fascinating insight into how the natural world can be harnessed through science will be the main topic of discussion at Augusta’s Centennial Hall tomorrow.
The Margaret River Business Network will go it alone in the relaunch of the locals’ gift card.
The owners of Voyager Estate have downscaled their still ambitious pitch to build a luxury hotel and amenities in the ruins of Wallcliffe House.
The State’s housing crisis is not just driving long-term residents out of the South West region, but forcing some to wait in cheaper overseas hotspots like Bali for affordable WA rentals.
Fremantle have continued their hunt for more tall stocks in their forward line after inviting a young spearhead to train with them over summer.
Almost 9000 patients have been culled from the elective surgery waiting list since the backlog peaked in May 2022, with the Cook Government planning to maintain the pace with a further $40 million investment.
WA drag racing great Jay Upton suffered burns and a crew member was rushed to hospital after a terrifying explosion at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night.
Besieged builder Inspired Homes is facing more complaints from frustrated customers telling of ‘excruciating’ delays in a process some said had become ‘a joke’.
An investigation into a light plane crash off a Fremantle beach, in which a mother and son were lucky to survive, has found errors in fuel management by the pilot.
Foo Fighters lead singer Dave Grohl has emerged from a luxury Perth hotel in high spirits ahead of the legendary band’s long-awaited concert tomorrow night.
Residents have escaped without injury after a home went up in flames early on Tuesday morning in Perth’s south.
When Sheree Schonian was in an abusive relationship, her partner would stay up until midnight and wait for her pay to drop in — then take it all for himself.
At least one of the freed criminal detainees — ordered to wear a GPS ankle bracelet after a shock High Court judgment saw their immediate release from immigration detention — was ‘unaccounted for’ as of Monday.
After enduring years of physical and emotional abuse, a Great Southern woman finally called the police on her abusive former husband when he threatened to kill her and their children.
A business case addressing the urgent need for an alcohol and drug detox facility in the Mid West and Gascoyne will be put forward to the State Government, calling for funding in the 2024-25 State Budget.
Residents of WA towns have made fresh calls for more reliable power following an outage last week during a severe heatwave, with generators installed to tackle the problem unable to cope.
The bid for a jetty for Geraldton faces an uphill battle to even take the first step after councillors scrutinised the proposal to fund a feasibility study, despite 1000 people signing a petition.
The Bunbury community united for a march in honour of victims of violence to raise awareness about the importance of the White Ribbon Mission.
THE ECONOMIST: There are signs that the so-called ‘founder premium’ may be waning in a world in which capital is no longer cheap and investors prefer jam today to jam tomorrow.
The lithium battery was invented by a research scientist at Exxon in the 1970s but the oil giant ultimately didn’t pursue the technology. It’s now had a rethink.
While you may not be a billionaire, or even have the kind of life you see people living on social media, you likely have assets — and what you choose to do with them is important.
After spending decades disrupting humdrum jobs, artificial intelligence is coming for the most glamorous ones.
Kind-hearted West Australians looking to donate to the victims of the Wanneroo bushfire are being warned to be careful of scammers who may set up fake fundraisers.
For those of us fortunate to grow up in stable homes with loving families, coming to grips with the devastation wrought by family and domestic violence is difficult.
The harrowing moments before a light plane, carrying a mother and son, crashed off a popular beach have been revealed by investigators.
A man was arrested on Tuesday night after allegedly jumping the fence at a woman’s house in Perth’s north and slashing her across the head with a machete.
Victims of domestic violence will be able to cite ‘coercive control’ in obtaining a restraining order as part of the Government’s first phase in criminalising the insidious but often overlooked form of abuse.
The Corruption and Crime Commission has been savaged for falsely implying former Japanese Trade Commissioner Craig Peacock committed tax evasion as part of a bombshell report that left his life in tatters.
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