The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River says it will examine conflicts between users at the Gnarabup boat ramp as part of an upcoming review of coastal management issues.
Local Capes surfers took out the top men’s and women’s positions at last weekend’s WA Longboard and Logger Titles.
Theo Evans is an associate professor at the University of WA’s School of Biological Sciences. He knows a lot about dung, dung beetles, and flies.
With the race for the Warren-Blackwood electorate coming into its final weeks, and early voting already underway ahead of the March 13 poll, the Augusta-Margaret River Times talks to the candidates.
The region’s housing crisis is causing even greater headaches for this year’s vintage, with backpacker numbers down at least 30 per cent.
The Augusta-Margaret River shire is now a declared high-risk zone for the debilitating Ross River virus.
Residents opposing plans for a resort and associated mixed housing development at Gnarabup joined a Statewide protest at the weekend.
The South West president of the Rebels bikie gang has again faced court after previously pleading guilty to a string of drug, steroid and stealing charges.
Jackson Barrett and Daryna Zadvirna
A car, a rock, and a miscommunication were three factors that led to an Augusta man threatening to kill his girlfriend’s friend and burn down her house.
Seven West Media and Facebook have signed a landmark deal to ensure the social media giant pays for use of the company’s original news content.
Veteran artist Lauren Wilhelm will unveil a selection of new work in Margaret River later this month, partly inspired by the turmoil of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Capes MPs want the scope of a proposed inquiry into the health system at Bunbury widened after the shocking cases that have emerged from local hospitals in the past six months.
Briana Fiore & Warren Hately
WA will be the big winner out of the World Surf League’s coronavirus chaos, with the Margaret River Pro confirmed for April and an extra event slated for Rottnest.
Warren Hately & Peter Law
An agreement between the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River and WA’s peak surf lifesaving body has brought a local man full circle.
One of the Capes’ leading realtors says the region’s housing crisis is only going to get worse, predicting house values will jump 10 per cent and rental costs 20 per cent.
The region’s fire chiefs have asked residents not to be complacent about bushfire safety despite the weather cooling and the end of summer approaching.
The developer of the Rapids Landing subdivision is crying poor about the costs to build a much-needed access road, saying construction won’t start until next summer at the earliest.
Mark McGowan is on track to lead WA Labor to its biggest ever State election victory, according to a new poll, as the Liberals plead for voters to not let the Premier take “total control”.
Peter Law & Warren Hately
Seven West Media has struck a long-term agreement with Google that will see the tech giant pay for news content in its first significant deal globally with a major media company.
The summer is well and truly over — hastened by last week’s lockdown — and tourism operators are now staring down the barrel of a dire mid-year already forecast by industry experts.
British comedy legend and local ratepayer Ben Elton will resume his pandemic-stalled tour with a “premiere” in Margaret River at the end of next month.
EXCLUSIVE Warren Hately
Public comment has been extended until Monday for residents to provide feedback on the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River and City of Busselton’s shared draft trail strategy.
COVID-19 will not spare voters at next month’s election, though the campaigning season has started later than normal.
A majority of four councillors have voted to pursue a technical scheme amendment for developer Luke Saraceni’s holdings at Gnarabup, labelled a “waste of time” by Shire president Ian Earl.
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