Ailish Delaney is journalist at the South Western Times covering all things local council, community issues and lifestyle. She has a passion for pop culture and the arts and is always on the hunt for the next best brunch location.
Bunbury is gearing up for another bumper events season after a raft of key festivals and cultural experiences gained “lifesaving” funding from the city.
Australia’s top destination film festival will this year bring with it a brand new workshop aimed at boosting screen arts employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
Australia’s arts industry is calling for help as it finds itself reeling from continuous COVID hits.
City of Bunbury property owners should prepare for a $40 increase to their charges after the council this week adopted its budget for the next financial year.
Collie-Preston MLA Jodie Hanns has thrown her support behind a South West community group in its fight to decrease the speed limit on a notorious stretch of Bussell Highway.
Collie has found itself at the centre of a scientific discovery, after university graduates developed a new concrete material with waste generated from coal burnt at the town’s power stations.
A WA-first hub for processing graphite will be built in Collie in a bid to help the town transition away from coal.
The South West has copped the brunt of a “twice a year” weather system that saw the region lashed with wild conditions of heavy rain and wind gusts up to 135km/h.
Frustrated members of Donnybrook’s sporting community have taken a stand against the shire council in a bid to see their demands met during the development of a new town sports and events hub.
A Bunbury woman has helped provide a lifeline to a local cancer charity by fundraising more than $20,000.
A South West Aboriginal elder is calling on regional shires to make better progress towards reconciliation through publicly recognising First Nations culture and history.
Green thumbs and science lovers are in for a treat with hands-on workshops at this year’s Nannup Flower and Garden Festival.
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