Durack was never pegged as a seat to watch on election night, but a surprise swing to Labor has seen the electorate poised to become a marginal seat with bargaining power for the first time.
The Aboriginal and Australian national flags could soon be flying high in Northampton following a proposal to see two additional flag poles erected outside council chambers.
Three survivors have been transported to a Jurien Bay hospital after their vessel capsized in the early hours of Tuesday requiring sea rescue help in “treacherous conditions”.
A Gascoyne coastal track made unsafe by heavy rains in April could be closed for another three months due to motorist safety concerns.
A Carnarvon school was placed into lockdown last week after a primary-aged schoolgirl climbed on to a roof armed with sharp kitchen utensils and had to be coaxed down by police.
Round four of the North Midlands Football League bounced down on Saturday afternoon, as two sides kept their winning run going.
Carnarvon property owners could be hit with a 3.5 per cent rate rise as the Gascoyne local government seeks to bolster its finances.
Students at Champion Bay SHS were given the opportunity to meet with a variety of potential employers as the school hosted a careers expo last Tuesday to celebrate National Careers Week.
The Geraldton Buccaneers are still the team to beat in the NBL1 West after their comprehensive 111-85 win over the Mandurah Magic on Saturday night at Activewest Stadium.
Railways, Rovers and Brigades all claimed victories in round five of the Activewest GNFL season over the weekend, extending the gap between themselves and the chasing pack.
Henry & Ranahl rocked the Gascoyne Hotel in Carnarvon on Friday night in the first stop on their Western Australian tour.
Do we need a full and comprehensive restructuring of the whole system? Do we really feel ‘represented’ by our members?
Almost 500 spectators, players and officials turned out for the Mid West Festival of Hockey on Saturday, including the official opening of the Iluka Hockey Stadium and Multiuser Facility.
Punters are in for a buckin’ good time in the Mid West when the Mullewa Muster and Rodeo returns next weekend after a two-year hiatus.
A plan for an outdoor cinema to be projected onto Three Springs’ 60-year-old wheat silos is one step closer to being a reality after a big chunk of funding was secured.
The call out has been issued for nominations for the 2022 Animal Welfare Awards.
A May lunch provided a glimpse of the incredible work branches of the CWA do in our community, much of which we don’t realise.
One of the oldest mining sites in WA — dating back 40,000 years and full of rich Aboriginal mining history and cultural significance — is now on the State Register of Heritage Places.
Regional Sounds is hosting an art house experience to merge music and art in the local scenes, celebrating the collaboration and diversity of creative industries.
It’s not often you hear of someone employed in a company for half a century, but one Corrigin-born man has, and he’s now ready to retire after his 49th year.
The two-person crew sent out into the storm to find a vessel in distress off the coast of Jurien Bay was almost about to call it a night when a flare lit up the flailing yacht.
Verge side rubbish collections could be making a comeback in Geraldton, with council to consider a proposal to reinstate the service as part of its budget deliberations.
The future of Geraldton’s problem plagued organic waste trial will be decided next week, with the council to vote on a proposal to continue the program for another year.
Property revaluations, rising operating costs, and drops in major revenue streams may see Geraldton homeowners hit with an average 3.6 per cent rate increase for the next financial year.
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