If 54,000 new customers had moved to an area, surely it’s just good business sense to keep your shopfront there?
Regional Australia has lost a quarter of its banks in the past four years, a trend that is no shock to South West towns at the coal face of a regional banking exodus being labelled “unconscionable”.
After nearly two years of weathering COVID-19, it is fitting that this year’s International Day of People with Disability is asking us all to think about what comes next.
Chloe Piparo is a WBBL champion with the Perth Scorchers for the first time ever.
New Brisbane Lion James Tunstill has described his frantic first week as an AFL footballer, including leavers celebrations, the “elation” of a lifelong dream realised and a mad dash across the country
The South West’s latest AFL recruits will be settling in to their new homes this week, eager to hit the track and join new teammates.
More green areas and a reduced carbon footprint are among the moves Bunbury is making as it strives to become a more sustainable city for the future.
Travel to Brazil, India, Kosovo, Ireland and beyond from the comfort of the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre when the International Film Festival lands in the city in January.
A Statewide scholarship program, responsible for funding some leading South West Indigenous initiatives, is calling for applications for its 2022 investment program.
The South West’s first Olympic medallist since 2004 is hoping to be a part of the Kookaburras side which will attempt to maintain Australia’s flawless record at next year’s Commonwealth Games.
The South West has produced its best draft crop in more than a decade, with three youngsters from the region landing their dream jobs at AFL clubs last week.
A South West MP has slammed “pro-choice” protesters for being “selfish and irresponsible” as they continue to gather in opposition to the State Government’s vaccination mandate.
One Bunbury student has been selected to represent Western Australia for a special commemorative tour for the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Darwin.
One of Bunbury’s leading age and disability support organisations is working to ensure people of all ages and abilities have the opportunity to ride a bike with its Freedom Wheels program.
The department has admitted multiple schools in the region had to cancel their in-term swimming programs as a result of the shortage, but would not be drawn on how many schools were affected.
Bunbury resident Bronwen English has been confirmed as Labor’s choice to contest the seat, which has been held by Brunswick-born Nola Marino for 14 years.
The popular regional music festival will skip Bunbury for its 2022 comeback.
A Bunbury non-profit drug and homelessness support organisation has welcomed a new staff and support committee, launching comprehensive support to the South West’s at-risk population.
The biggest unclaimed amount in the South West is for a Donnybrook resident who can claim a whopping $46,000.
The State Government has confirmed Bunbury Hospital will be given 30 new beds and extra medical staff in a bid to prepare WA for living with COVID-19.
The group was travelling in a Toyota Corolla along Knights Road in Paynedale just after 5pm on October 26 when the vehicle left the road and struck a tree.
Start counting down the days, because Christmas cheer is coming to Dalyellup.
Pots and pans were put to a different use in Donnybrook last week as residents took to the streets to make some noise and march against domestic violence.
Bunbury residents are invited to pitch their grand ideas to transform a reserve in the CBD — but don’t go chasing waterfalls, because that historic feature will not be making a comeback.
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