The WA Country Cricket Board have announced their men’s and women’s teams to compete at the Australian Country Cricket Championships in New South Wales next month.
A superb century from Harry Taylor guided Kojonup to their sixth win of the 2023-24 Great Southern Cricket Association competition on Saturday.
A man has been jailed for 12 months for a spate of robberies around the Great Southern, stealing over $18,000 of tools from building sites.
The town of Ongerup may be small, but its proud residents have etched big impressions on passersby after being announced State finalists of the 2023 WA Tidy Towns Awards.
In a gripping showdown during the final day of the Women’s Inter League Round Robin Pairs competition at Katanning Lawn Bowls Club, the Great Southern bowling team emerged victorious.
Simon Hayward, hailing from Katanning, has earned the prestigious Bob Hawke Aboriginal Teacher Scholarship after drawing on his tumultuous upbringing to make a positive impact on the lives of others.
The electorate of Roe has gained four new shires after the new electoral boundaries for the 2025 State election were announced on Friday.
Katanning’s Kaiden West has been selected in the WA under-18s eight-ball pool team to compete in the national championships in Canberra next year.
Flush with new funding from the Shire of Katanning, the Katanning Scout Group have decked themselves out with new equipment for their upcoming adventures.
Students of St Patrick’s School in Katanning have completed their community service options program with Kerry Lodge as part of an initiative to expand their interests beyond the classroom.
Fresh WA seafood will be the highlight of many family gatherings this Christmas. West Australians can buy or catch some of the world’s best seafood, including our unique local species.
Kojonup made light work of Wanderers in the Great Southern Cricket Association on Saturday while Broomehill secured a nailbiting victory over Kendenup.
Prosser Park Playground in Katanning is set for a significant transformation as reconstruction is scheduled to start next month.
Tenterden Tennis Club has received a huge boost to its facilities after work was completed on the refurbishment of playing courts.
WA mining magnate Gina Rinehart is buying up big in the South West, splashing more than $20 million to buy 2000ha of prime cattle, hay and horticultural farmland during the past 18 months.
Cally Dupe and Adrian Lowe
Wandering’s unbeaten run was extended with a tight win over Cuballing in round five of the 2023-24 Upper Great Southern Cricket Association A-grade competition on Saturday.
Carol Pettersen’s new autobiography, Following the Spirit of the Yirdah Bird, chronicles a life of change, strength, culture and achievement.
Kodja Place marked a successful Christmas twilight market last week with more than 1000 people appearing at the event to revel in the festive spirit.
Bremer Bay Resort garnered recognition as one of the top venues in the State after receiving five nominations at the Hospitality Awards for Excellence held at Crown Perth earlier this month.
Katanning celebrated Christmas with the local St John WA volunteers on Saturday evening to bring the festive cheer to the town’s first responders.
Residents in three Great Southern shires have been encouraged to showcase their Christmas lights creativity ahead of the festive season.
Experienced West Coast Eagles defender Belinda Smith says winning an award voted on by her teammates means everything after her side endured a tough 2023 season.
Stretch your vocal cords and rehearse your favourite Christmas jingles as Katanning’s Carols in the Park is set to return to the Piesse Park amphitheatre for the second straight year.
More than $500,000 of State Government funding has been allocated to parts of the Upper Great Southern for projects aiming to conserve the region’s environment.
Harry Grigson and Stuart McGuckin
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