A number of nurseries have noticed a spike in sales, as long-time gardeners and newbies alike stop in to stock up.
Southern Forests and Valleys Tourism Association has decided to go digital rather than cancel its planned launch.
Communities around the South West are coming together to offer responses to the COVID-19 virus.
Two men, have been charged with COVID-19 related crimes in regional WA.
Due to COVID-19, the Bridgetown Basketball Association has finished the season early, awarding championships according to the league table after each team had completed 12 rounds.
The WA government announced yesterday all travel between regions will be banned as of Wednesday April 1.
WA Police Force have charged the first person to who failed to comply with a direction to self-isolate.
The WA Government today amended it’s restrictions on liquor sales saving hundreds of jobs at local wineries.
Manjimup’s Lemon Myrtle, otherwise known as Hannah Styles, has released her first EP, the Dentist.
Sporting seasons around the region have been postponed due to the COVID-19 virus.
A Fire at Dunsborough Mitre 10 this morning has caused an estimated $500,000 worth of damage.
Accommodation providers are wrestling with ongoing uncertainty this week as bookings plummet across the Capes region.
An increasing number of Augusta-Margaret River Shire residents are bunkering down in their homes this weekend adhering to Government self-isolation guidelines as the COVID-19 crisis worsens.
Senior doctors have taken control of local planning for COVID-19 in the Capes region as frontline personnel prepare for the worst.
Local hospitality venues face bankruptcy after tough social distancing regulations came into effect this week, though operators told the Times their greatest fear was the knock-on effect.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River has called for all non-residents to immediately leave the region.
WA’s Health Department is refusing to disclose the location of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the South West amid numerous claims by residents that the virus has arrived in Margaret River.
WA’s Premier has defended a decision not to intervene when the Queen Mary 2 cruise ship docked in Busselton last fortnight, dispersing travellers on daytrips across the region.
Augusta-Margaret River shire residents are demanding immediate forced State Government travel restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the region.
Bunbury city councillors on Tuesday night will vote on whether the council enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with Bunbury Geographe Motor Museum Management Group.
Speculation that a car fire under the Tuart Drive bridge in Wonnerup was to restrict visitor access to Busselton reflects concern for locals’ safety.
Wineries and labour hire companies could recruit out-of-work locals to save the Margaret River wine industry in coming months.
WA’s Health Department is refusing to disclose the location of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the South West amid numerous claims by residents that the virus had arrived in Margaret River and Busselton.
Warren Hately and Jackson Lavell-Lee
The Capes region is under-resourced with personal protection equipment leaving responding St John Ambulance volunteers concerned about their health, according to those on the frontline.
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