Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances leading up to the discovery of a woman’s body in Margaret River this morning.
Warren Hately & Michael Traill
Police and detectives have cordoned off the scene on the path that leads from the suburb of Rapids landing into the town centre.
Conservation groups will oversee work on the botched winter diversion trail on behalf of the Wadandi Aboriginal group.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River has extended public consultation on a major new foreshore management plan for Prevelly and Gnarabup to increase local participation.
A fundraising concert with a difference will hit Margaret River’s Uniting Church later this month.
Councillors have unanimously voted to keep the Fearn Avenue festival precinct closed to traffic.
The unexpected success of Fearn Avenue’s festival precinct as a gathering space is having unintended consequences which traders say the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River must now address.
Public figures across the Capes have welcomed Murray McHenry’s call to develop a train connection between Bunbury and Margaret River and on to Augusta.
One of the region’s most famous faces was singled out in the WA Day honours list for his contribution to the State’s sporting industry.
Margaret River offered a few bright sparks at the weekend’s WA Bodyboard Titles, with locals winning the under-18 and over-35 divisions and named as State champions.
The South West indigenous community will be highlighted at this year’s CinefestOZ with the launch of IndigifestOZ.
Road safety experts are urging drivers to remain vigilant on South West Roads as statistics reveal the region to be the top holiday destination this winter.
Some may call it bizarre, others inspiring, but newly-elected Legalise Cannabis Party member for the South West Sophia Moermond’s maiden speech to Parliament last week was undeniably one to remember.
We’re blessed living in Western Australia, however we must use and invest in our natural and people resources to improve life for all our citizens and showcase our State to visitors.
After suffering a heartbreaking upset loss to the Harvey Bulls on the road, Augusta-Margaret River have bounced back with a dominant 61-point victory over Carey Park.
Turner Caravan Park mainstays Hettie and Gary Enderes are inching closer and closer to retirement after an epic 18 years living in the region.
WA’s new housing minister has vowed to “carefully consider” an advocate group’s call for more tangible action to help address the region’s housing crisis.
Patrick Doyle, 17, also known as Paddy Dee, has written and recorded four songs for Out Of Milk — an EP paying homage to the extraordinary situations that arise out of lockdown.
Created two years ago by Andrew Bromley, Tyron Youlden and Adam Kennedy, Barrelled Surf Podcast rakes in about 5000 streams a week.
Margaret River residents will have to adjust to booking medical appointments a week in advance and can no longer be guaranteed a next-day visit due to the town’s growth.
Councillors are set to decide on the future of the Fearn Avenue festival precinct at a meeting in Augusta next week, with an astonishing number of submissions.
Hospitality operators on the front line during the past year of COVID-19 say they are finally seeing some stability thanks to the Perth market, but housing and labour shortages remain a Catch-22.
Catherine Massey & Warren Hately
Busselton Mayor Grant Henley says Rottnest Island should be taken off the table as a quarantine zone, throwing his “in-principle” support behind a purpose-built facility near the South West city.
Josh Zimmerman and Charlotte Elton
Despite the region’s overflowing tourism offerings, there will be just one destination this long weekend — Augusta.
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