Ailish Delaney is journalist at the South Western Times covering all things local council, community issues and lifestyle. She has a passion for pop culture and the arts and is always on the hunt for the next best brunch location.
An award-winning Ferguson Valley author is bringing young people and mental health to the forefront in a new project highlighting the benefits of reading.
Ratepayers across the City of Bunbury are likely to be hit with a 2.5 per cent increase in their charges this financial year, despite a last-minute attempt from its mayor to slash the expected hike.
Ailish Delaney &Jakeb Waddell
Public figures in Bunbury are divided over Murray McHenry’s call to develop a train connection between Bunbury and Margaret River and on to Augusta, while those in the Capes have welcomed the idea.
Warren Hately & Ailish Delaney
WA’s first regional community vaccination clinic opened its doors in Bunbury today, as the vaccine rollout expanded to include anyone aged 30 and over.
Ailish Delaney, Jackson Barrett & Josh Zimmerman
Vulnerable homeless people in Bunbury are staying in tents pitched out in the cold or sleeping in their cars for shelter as the age-old issue reaches “catastrophic levels” in the South West city.
Book lovers are encouraged to wander in the west and let writers be their guide with this year’s new Love to Read Local Literary Map.
A South West Shire president has backed the upgrade of an “antiquated” cattle saleyard near Bunbury and called for it to remain in Boyanup, despite a push for a new facility to be built elsewhere.
A Bunbury teen has been one of the driving forces behind a climate case that saw the court rule the Federal Environment Minister has a duty of care not to cause young Aussies harm from climate change.
Young women and non-binary people from the South West are encouraged to apply for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Canberra to help find their voice and mingle with the country’s top leaders.
Western Australia’s first regional COVID-19 community vaccination clinic is set to launch in the South West this week in a bid to make it easier for eligible residents to get vaccinated.
A teenage driver and two other young passengers were rushed to hospital after the car he was thrashing around a popular South West camping spot flipped on to its side.
Kasper Johansen & Ailish Delaney
Prepare for a celebration of friendship, love and the power of imagination when The Midnight Gang comes to Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre this month.
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