About 4300ha would be cleared to accommodate the work, most of it to tap new ore in Worsley’s mining development envelope of 27,800ha at Boddington.
Isabel Vieira and Sean Smith
Aboriginal leaders, Shire of Pingelly representatives, Pingelly Primary School’s principal and other stakeholders held a collaborative planning meeting on Monday.
Isabel Vieira & Shannon Hampton
Four UGSHA players are part of the women’s and men’s squads that are facing off against teams from across the country in the Hockey Australia Country Challenge that runs from August 6-13.
A four-minute burst in the second quarter set up England for their first Commonwealth Games gold medal in women’s hockey, as the Hockeyroos failed to recover.
All the action from round 13 of the Upper Great Southern Football League.
Andrew Pritchard and Cameron Newbold
The southern Wheatbelt town won the Dame Phyllis Frost Litter Prevention Award and received a commendation in the Resource Recovery and Waste Management category.
The program involves a roster of educational training sessions with the various emergency services,including volunteer fire and rescue, bushfire brigades and State Emergency Service.
The ‘virtual village’ will connect residents in Pingelly, Wickepin, Cuballing and Wandering to an online concierge, which will contain information about available aged-care services and social activities.
A rate rise in the Shire of Dumbleyung is expected to bring in another $102,000 for the council by the end of the financial year.
Sean Van Der Wielen
Wrap of the day one of the 2022 Hockey Australia Country Challenge in Albany.
Cameron Newbold & Calvin Sims
The event kicked off with Noongar Land Enterprise Group senior project officer Heidi Mippy giving a welcome to country followed by her two eldest daughters performing a welcome dance.
Wrap of the Upper Great Southern Hockey Association action.
A determined WA side fought back strongly in the final term but ultimately ran out of time, kicking four goals to one to win the quarter but going down by 27 points.
The annual event involved a three-day tournament with teams from Narrogin, Esperance, Denmark, Katanning, Kojonup, Ongerup, Narrikup and Albany taking part.
The hard-nosed Pingaring-raised star put pen to paper last week, inking a two-year contract that will see him remain at Punt Road until the end of 2024.
The Great Southern Police District met with Aboriginal elders and community leaders, as well at the Shire of Pingelly and school representatives on Monday.
Isabel Vieira, Cameron Newbold, Sean Van Der Wielen, Phil Hickey and Shannon Hampton
Wrap of all the action from round 12 of the Upper Great Southern Football League competition.
Cameron Newbold & Andrew Pritchard
RAC’s Risky Roads Survey received more than 10,000 nominations from WA residents identifying the most troublesome major highways and dangerous intersections in the state.
Carbon Positive Australia chief executive Louise Tarrier said it was the first ‘pocket forest’ they had planted within a community space.
The restoration of the Narrogin Railway Station would continue to be a key area of spending for a third year, with a total $175,000 to be set aside for the completion and fit-out, dependent on grants.
Events manager Brad Flett said the team was honoured and proud to have received the award.
In Narrogin, wildflowers can be discovered at Dryandra Woodland National Park, Foxes Lair Nature Reserve, Yilliminning Rock and Highbury Nature Reserve.
Police Commissioner Col Blanch has thrown his full support behind a police officer who shot an armed man in Pingelly after confronting security vision emerged showing the incident unfolding.
Shannon Hampton and Isabel Vieira
Majority of the 20 mammal species most at risk from extinction over the next two decades are found in south-west WA and northern Australia.
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