Election promises to fix the growing issue of coastal erosion and build a sorely needed boat ramp have been welcomed by the Drummond Cove Progress Association.
COVID-19 has proved an unexpected blessing for a Geraldton artist who is leaving his mark across the State.
Every Australian is entitled to an expression — it’s what makes this country so free compared to virtually every other one.
Let’s face it, the world has been transformed on a huge scale. We were all glad to see the back of 2020, not that the start of 2021 has been much better. But what have we learned?
Shark Bay’s volunteer marine rescue group received a long-awaited new vessel last week which will soon be put to work, complementing the organisation’s larger boat.
A 40-year-old Mid West man has been charged with inappropriate conduct with a minor, with the alleged victim just four-years old.
“Buying” the bells at Geraldton’s St Francis Xavier Cathedral to play a tune for a special occasion is gaining popularity.
A drug and alcohol clinician is now working for Mission Australia to provide culturally safe alcohol and drug outreach services for people in Meekatharra, Cue and Mount Magnet.
A Department of Transport plan to reconfigure the Jurien Bay marina with a 120m extension to the northern groyne has been promised funding by the Liberal Party if elected.
The respect Mr Taylor, commands, crosses all colours and classes. It doesn’t matter when or where it is — a welcome to country, a school ceremony, — people listen when he speaks.
With a packed crowd in attendance and plenty of fun and entertainment on offer, Batavia Sprint day at the Geraldton Turf Club went off without a hitch on Sunday.
Northampton remain the only Batavia Bowling League women’s squad to have retained a top-four position all season, and with three rounds remaining it seems likely finals pennants await the Rams.
Geraldton Board Riders competitor Sophie Butcher and Australian under-18 champion Coral Durant were both included in the top 100 groms talent list in Surfing Life magazine.
The 51st edition of the Kailis Australia Day weekend carnival was a hit at Denison Bowling Club.
Geraldton-based organisers are planning the outback truck convoy to raise funds for Parkinson’s Disease research.
The man who’s thieving spree was uncovered after a Jurien Bay car crash this month has now been jailed for nine months.
Arson Squad detectives are flying into Geraldton today to join an ongoing investigation into a suspicious blaze in the historic Radio Theatre Building yesterday which caused up to $100,000 of damage.
I’m Australian, you’re Australian, we’re all Australian. That’s not the issue.
“I’m very confident my kids will be celebrating Australia on another date within the next five years. We’ve seen so much progress towards this.”
So what is special about January 26? Well, in 1949 the National Citizenship Act was passed, marking the first day when everyone became Australian and no longer British subjects.
SHANE VAN STYN
A man has been jailed for a year after a violent rampage at Geraldton Hospital injured a nurse and left her feeling “unsafe at work”.
As Australians, we need to take ownership of that part of our history while celebrating the positives of a nation that, in many respects, is the envy of the world.
A Mid West man who was one of three to catch COVID-19 last year is regularly driving the 800km return trip to Perth to donate his plasma and help researchers understand the virus better.
Maggie O’Reilly-Small loves driving her taxi and has some advice for those seeking the best experience as a passenger.
Elise Van Aken
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