New Margaret River-based Labor MLC Jackie Jarvis says Upper House candidates had no idea about the Premier’s electoral reform push which could see regional WA stripped of direct representation.
The pair, who both come from families deeply ingrained in their club’s storied history, became two-time premiership players at the Hawks.
As the dust settles on the South West Football League season and Augusta-Margaret River’s fourth premiership triumph, here are a couple of the bizarre stats that emerged from grand final day.
They might have done things easy during this year’s finals series, but there were some ups and downs on Augusta-Margaret River’s journey. Here are five moments that would go on to define their season.
From standout performances to a Sunday afternoon they would rather forget, South Western Times journalist Jackson Barrett has given a three-word analysis of every single player in the SWFL.
The undefeated Hay Park premier women’s side have completed the clean sweep, winning every major trophy on offer in 2021.
Ahead of what could be the biggest sporting event in our State’s history, we’ve unpacked the South West’s involvement in this grand final and the ones that have come before it.
Brady Hough’s rise from country footy to the brink of an AFL list will now see him show his wares on the biggest day in WA football history.
The South West might have missed out on an AFL hub as clubs relocate to Western Australia for this year’s finals series, but eagle-eyed fans might still catch a glimpse of some of the game’s stars.
Augusta-Margaret River have won their fourth South West Football League premiership, defeating Busselton by 40 points at Hands Oval.
Follow along live as the South West Football League colts, reserves and league premierships are all decided at Bunbury’s Hands Oval.
Main street restaurant Burger Bay came out on top in a tight three-way tussle to nab this year’s Margaret River Chamber of Commerce people’s choice award on Wednesday night.
The Margaret River-Busselton Tourism Association will introduce mandatory COVID- 19 vaccination for its workers.
Residents who want to know more or get involved in the Smiths Beach Action Group are invited to an event at Caves House on Sunday.
The State Government is keeping its distance from the revived Smiths Beach development, saying the WA Planning Commission will be the ultimate decider.
The local tourism association is adding another attraction to its list, with plans to take over the Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre.
Ahead of this Sunday’s grand final, here are some of the stats that may (or may not) shape your team’s chances of success.
Journalist Jackson Barrett has taken a look at some of the game-breakers and key match-ups that could see Sunday’s grand final swung one way or another.
After years of playing against each other in the WAFL two mates at Augusta-Margaret River are set to live out a boyhood dream.
For Margaret River’s Felicity “Flick” Palmateer, Australian Survivor was an emotional rollercoaster of a journey but she would do it all again “in a heartbeat”.
Organisers of this year’s Margaret River Gourmet Escape are on tenterhooks watching COVID-19 spiralling out of control on Australia’s east coast.
Seven residents will compete for four seats on council in next month’s Shire of Augusta-Margaret River election.
Three of the region’s oldest Country Women’s Association groups gathered in Witchcliffe to celebrate 90 years last week.
Nature Conservation Margaret River Region chairman John Cresswell has claimed the group is in “a strong position” despite its new chief executive and four board members quitting.
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