The organisers of WA’s biggest sheep show have confirmed anyone wanting to attend the 50th anniversary Wagin Woolorama will have to be double-vaccinated against COVID-19.
If 54,000 new customers had moved to an area, surely it’s just good business sense to keep your shopfront there?
Regional Australia has lost a quarter of its banks in the past four years, a trend that is no shock to South West towns at the coal face of a regional banking exodus being labelled “unconscionable”.
More than 50 new water tanks are set to be constructed across regional WA, with more than 20 allocated to Wheatbelt shires including Wagin, Williams, Wandering and Narrogin.
Tom Shanahan & Isabel Vieira
Australian country musician Tom Curtain has hit the Great Southern Highway with his We’re Still Here show this summer.
The Lake Grace Community Men’s Shed, the Lake Grace Community Resource Centre and the Lake Grace Artists’ Group have been announced as recipients in the latest round of Federal funding.
Towns were winless in their first four matches, but on the back of Sweeney’s brilliance had a reason to celebrate against a Williams outfit that was looking for a fourth straight win.
Today, the women behind the community group continue to raise funds and sell their work to keep it alive.
Boddington claimed the top honour of WA’s overall State winner thanks to its quirky art, heritage focus and environmental projects.
Basil Kickett said he wanted to ensure students always had a supportive and familiar face in the school community.
Motorcyclists from across the State rolled out for the Full Moon Ride to Hyden to raise awareness about depression and suicide prevention.
Since the launch more than 1800 wallet cards had been rolled out to people aged 11-18 across the region.
The park now features immersive all-ages playgrounds, community barbecue spaces and an accessible toilet block.
Crossley has worked on a series of landscape oil paintings for his exhibition, Sense of Country, which is on display at the NEXIS Exhibition Space.
The Shire of Lake Grace has welcomed the announcement that its 107-year-old old James Dam has been added to the State Register of Heritage Places.
Second straight victory for Harrismith in the Upper Great Southern Cricket Association.
With two out of three Indigenous people in the Great Southern still not fully vaccinated, St Luke’s Family Practice has started providing weekly Pfizer walk-in clinics for the Indigenous community.
Tom Shanahan, Jacinta Cantatore & Briana Fiore
Across the three days there were regular competitions involving burnouts and a Show ‘n’ Shine, with 178 burnout cars taking part and 54 Show ‘n’ Shine entrants.
The annual Vi Barham Award has been presented to an academically gifted student in the Upper Great Southern since 1987.
The Pingelly Mo Bros initiative was founded by four locals who saw a need to raise awareness of mental health in the region.
The theme of this year’s National Agriculture Day was celebrating career opportunities in the industry.
Narrogin Racing Club held their second meeting this season with a eight-race program last Thursday.
The draft for this year’s Southern Smash Twenty20 tournament was held at Inswing Sports Bar on November 15.
The 40-year-old was sentenced over a breach of the Animal Welfare Act in Narrogin’s Magistrate Court on Tuesday after being convicted in her absence.
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