Bill Johnston has increased the compensation payment for people who lost power during the Christmas blackout, two days after labelling the original amount ‘appropriate’.
Perth shoppers armed with face masks and bottles of hand sanitiser shrugged off fears of catching COVID-19 to indulge in some post-Christmas retail therapy.
Father Ritchards, who led the mass, told the masked-up church goers that the pandemic should not weaken their faith.
Experts have revealed the one question you should avoid at this year’s Christmas table if you want to avoid conflict.
Thousands of beach goers have gathered up their cricket sets, sunscreen, and masks and hit the beach to celebrate with family and friends this Christmas despite the scorching heat.
Relationship boffins are using the term "snow-faking" to describe pretending to have a partner to avoid being interrogated about one's love life over Christmas.
Sport is played on all of the key public holidays in Australia except for Christmas Day. It’s huge in the US, but would sport on December 25 work here?
Volunteers across Australia have set out to save Christmas for the homeless, poor and lonely, with lunch, gifts and love on offer.
Tiffanie Turnbull and Emily Woods
Church leaders have urged Australians to treat one another with graciousness, acceptance and generosity this Christmas as COVID-19 continues to disrupt lives.
Christmas Eve celebrations in Bethlehem have been dampened by the coronavirus with small crowds and gloomy weather in the traditional birthplace of Jesus.
What good news the announcement of the Saviour’s birth was to very needy people at the time, and that news is still good for us today.
The head of Bunbury’s South West Women’s Refuge says demand for its services are double what they were this time last year.
From big wins in tourism to major project developments and facility upgrades, we certainly have a spring in our step as we head into 2022.
As the end of another busy year approaches, the Christmas and New Year period provides an opportunity to relax, reflect and celebrate.
Kwinana Mayor Carol Adams shares a message with constituents for the holiday period.
The Bunbury Herald has compiled your guide to the best and brightest Christmas lights displays in the area to light up your night of festive fun.
For most of us, birthdays represent the ultimate annual celebration of an individual. Unless your birthday falls on Christmas Day.
Thousands of Aussie couples who held things together during Covid lockdowns are facing three major stresses this Christmas.
If you haven’t had time to budget and you’d describe your current money situation as ‘redder than Rudolph’s nose’, here’s how to make the best of it.
Put away Michael Buble’s Christmas album. Don’t reach for your Mariah Carey cassingle. And don’t even think about cranking up Last Christmas by Wham! These are the tracks you need this Chrissie.
The majority of West Aussies will head into Christmas without budgeting, as the State expected to spend billions in the lead-up to the big day.
Christmas in Carnarvon will be celebrated like never before after the embattled Gascoyne town continues its recovery from the frantic search to find little Cleo Smith
‘Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry, and we’ve rounded up 10 of the best festive-themed cocktails around town to raise a glass to the silly season.
Let’s take a moment to reflect on the jobs expected of us over the coming weeks and ask if gendered expectations are at play in the division of that labour
Melissa Perry and Allan Ball
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