Protest group Preserve Gnarabup has lodged its bid to have the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River acquire land earmarked for a resort development on the Margaret River coastline.
Public figures involved in development of the Margaret River Heart have sheeted cost overruns on COVID-19 and urged patience, despite years of warnings about the potential cost to ratepayers.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River and community partners unveiled the next step in their support for the region’s economy this week, asking residents to “take the pledge” to back local traders.
A State Government-led plan to develop second-access roads to Prevelly and Gracetown has gone nowhere in the past three years, despite the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River nominating a preferred route.
An artistic touch has injected new life into the Rails to Sails information station near Augusta’s Flinders Bay.
Local MP Terry Redman and his National Party colleagues are calling for the Premier to intervene in tough new code of conduct changes they fear will muzzle the State’s fire and rescue volunteers.
A new report reveals ongoing costs for the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River’s redeveloped cultural centre look likely to soar.
The annual cost to operate the Margaret River Heart may increase as early feedback shows venue hire and staffing costs could be beyond the reach of some community users.
Augusta was in the spotlight for this week’s WA Heritage Awards, with Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse scoring a major honour reflecting more than a year’s hard work.
The Preserve Gnarabup protest group is expected to lodge its scheme amendment application today to halt a proposed resort and village development on the Margaret River coast.
Augusta Adventure Race organisers Rapid Ascent have unveiled a new event, based in Eagle Bay, after putting its Augusta triathlon to rest earlier this year.
Fisheries Minister Peter Tinley has vouched for the value of the Gracetown SMART drum line trial and says the Federal Government will eventually be called in to get involved.
This year’s Margaret River and Districts Agricultural Society show will not go ahead due to uncertainty forced by the pandemic.
WA Labor has shafted one of its own for the sake of securing veteran Alannah MacTiernan’s switch to a safe South West seat.
The South West event is set to be the first Australian film festival to host screenings for live cinema audiences since the easing of restrictions following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gnarabup resort developer Luke Saraceni says protesters have limited options to stop the project going ahead unless the WA Government intervenes or doesn’t back the final vision for the site.
A proposed ground-breaking development designed to showcase and protect the Boranup Forest and surrounds will be led by WA’s Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.
There are goals and then there is becoming the first woman to conquer The Right — a massive wall of water off WA’s south coast.
A new community group has formed with the intention of fighting the Gnarabup resort proposal and the effective development of a new coastal village centre.
This year’s Margaret River Wine Show will be a truly local affair because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Mandurah woman Katie Rowe’s petition opposing the proposed Westin Margaret River Resort & Spa project has gathered more than 13,500 signatures in a week and continues apace.
Developers to the east of Margaret River have had a major win, with the WA Planning Minister relieving them of any proposed financial contribution to the perimeter road.
Warren-Blackwood MP Terry Redman believes there has been limited uptake of a State Government cash grants program to help struggling tourism operators because too many don’t fit the criteria.
Margaret River Region Open Studios has confirmed 101 participating artists are on board for the event’s relaunch in September.
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