A Collie man has avoided jail while his ex-partner was handed a hefty fine for starving their pet dogs over five months in what a South West magistrate has described as the ‘worst case of neglect’ she had seen.
The son of a farmer accused of killing beloved Pemberton handyman Tony Ditri has admitted he illegally provided his father with the gun police say was used in the murder.
Jakeb Waddell and Ben Loughran
A South West police superintendent has pleaded for more conversations about safe driving as the South West is revealed as as WA’s highest regional area for road fatalities in 2021.
The exhibition reimagines the story of Alice in Wonderland through the use of metaphorical images, asking the audience to question and comprehend their own reality compared to Alice’s fantastical dream world.
Six WA government-owned units currently sitting vacant in Collie will be given an $800,000 refurbishment before being used to house some of the South West’s most vulnerable people.
Water users in Dunsborough are being urged to use caution after a shark advice warning was issued at the Dunsborough Boat Ramp.
The Boyup Brook Country Music Club will provide refunds if COVID restrictions force it to be canned, but not for ticketholders refusing to prove they are vaccinated
Two of the lower South West’s young aspiring artists have their best works on display at the Manjimup Art Gallery.
After a year teaching in the lower South West, taekwondo former world No.3 fighter Tristan Johnston said he was hoping 2022 would bring more people to the sport he loves.
The Shire of Manjimup has announced the nominees for its Citizen of the Year awards.
The Lower South West has suffered another great loss for the region after it was announced last week the Warren District Agricultural Show would not go ahead because of COVID-19 concerns.
An autistic man who asked what police would do if he killed an officer has been handed a 12-month Commonwealth Recognisance Order after pleading guilty to using a carriage service to harass law enforcement.
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: The WA government department responsible for the State’s most vulnerable children is plagued by ‘wide scale and endemic racism within the organisation’ - damning internal documents claim.
The State Government has succeeded in keeping secret scores of documents that record the behind-closed-doors deliberation of Mark McGowan’s pandemic management.
Political and business leaders of the past and present gather to witness family pay tribute to business leader and Liberal Party stalwart Harold Clough.
The tight-knit industry was last week rocked by news industry stalwart and grandfather of eight Geoff Lawrence had been in a shearing accident in a shed near Clackline on Thursday.
EGCA stalwart David Natt has passed away, aged 70
A Broome holiday-maker whose drink-driving joy ride terrified his wife so much she hung out the door of his Ford Falcon screaming for help has been jailed for 10 months.
A Warburton man who allegedly did a “vile” and indecent act in a Kalgoorlie-Boulder park with more than two dozen children present has been released on bail despite the prosecution’s opposition.
After weeks of cancellations, the Top End’s main airline has been granted an exemption to operate intrastate flights in WA’s North West.
Fourteen people in the Goldfields have been placed on the banned drinkers’ register since the soft launch of the multi-million-dollar trial last month.
With 16 days until the border falls everyone from schools to hospitals and business owners remain in the dark about exactly what rules and restrictions will be in place come February 5.
Josh Zimmerman and Danielle Le Messurier
Four people, including an 11-year-old boy, have been rescued after their boat flipped along Perth’s northern coastline.
The head of the State’s most powerful resources lobby group expects guidelines on how miners will operate after the border reopens are just days away, as more than 50 companies prepare to meet on Thursday.
Perth’s train network is experiencing delays due to Wednesday’s hot conditions.
Perth Airport says it’s willing to consider a Qantas proposal to operate a Johannesburg service from its contentious domestic/international swing Terminal 3.
WATCH: Two young girls have jumped to the rescue of two elderly men who were clinging to their capsized dinghy hundreds of metres offshore near Denmark on Tuesday.
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