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Mum charged over death of baby from South West WA

Mum charged over death of baby from South West WA

Police investigating the death of a four-month-old girl from the West Australian town of Capel charge her mother with causing aggravated grievous bodily harm.

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Mum charged after death of baby from South West WA

Mum charged after death of baby from South West WA

Police investigating the death of a four-month-old girl from the West Australian town of Capel charge her mother with causing aggravated grievous bodily harm.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 2 Days, 18 Hours, 27 Minutes ago

Elderly cyclist killed after being struck by car in WA's south west

The accident occurred on Fishermans Road in Coolup.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Days, 13 Hours, 27 Minutes ago

Disadvantaged NSW students chosen for 'breathtaking' Cambodia experience

Dale Clarke, 16, has never left Sydney's south west, but he and four other special needs students are now packing their bags for a trip to Cambodia to teach orphaned primary school students about Australia.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 6 Days, 4 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Fears 'once in a century' chance to preserve bird habitat could be lost

Fears 'once in a century' chance to preserve bird habitat could be lost

Conservationists fear a key feeding and resting ground for endangered birds in Victoria's south west could be in danger from a proposal to develop homes, a marina and tourism and retail precinct.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 6 Days, 19 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
	Owner of Melbourne MasterChef house appears in court

Owner of Melbourne MasterChef house appears in court

The owner of a luxurious waterfront home south west of Melbourne, which featured on hit cooking show MasterChef, has faced court over a long-running feud with his neighbour.

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West Australian town with lowest vaccination rate revealed

The alternative community of Denmark in WA's South West has the lowest rate of fully vaccinated toddlers in the state, a new health report has revealed.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 20 Minutes ago

12yo boy dies after falling into grain silo

WorkSafe launches an investigation following the death of a boy who fell into a grain silo as it was being towed across a paddock in WA's South West.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 36 Minutes ago

Major crime investigating death of four-month-old baby in South West

Major Crime Squad detectives are investigating the death of a four-month-old baby girl in the state's south-west.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 17 Minutes ago

Victorian photographer captures stunning shots of aurora australis

A Point Lonsdale photographer has captured spectacular photos of the aurora australis, or southern lights, south west of Melbourne.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
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Proposed Islamic hub draws cross chamber accusations among Brisbane councillors

An Islamic school's plans to create a master planned hub in Brisbane's south west has attracted fiery debate and between the city's leaders.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 1 Month, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 22 Minutes ago

What are the odds? Footy team in South West has back-to-back draws

Given there hasn't been a draw in the AFL since last 2015, you imagine the chance of any two teams finishing the game on the exact score is rare as hen's teeth.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 1 Month, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 53 Minutes ago

Severe weather warning for Perth and the South West

A severe weather warning has been issued for the Perth Metropolitan area and the South West and Great Southern regions as a heavy storm front bears down.

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	Zoe Ball asked friend to check on boyfriend before death

Zoe Ball asked friend to check on boyfriend before death

The BBC radio DJ became anxious when Billy Yates' phone kept ringing out 10 days ago. She raised the alarm to a friend who found him dead in Putney, south west London.

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Police operation near Bankstown train station after two teens stabbed

Two teenage boys will be taken to hospital after they were stabbed in Sydney's south west on Thursday night.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago

Margaret River Tourism operator snaps 'mind-blowing' photos of Claret Ash trees

A Margaret River tourism operator has captured a series of "mind-blowing" pictures of an "awesome colour show" in WA's South West which have to be seen to be believed.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Hour, 59 Minutes ago

One of WA's most-loved wineries Aravina Estate is up for sale

One of WA's most luxurious cellar doors and a tourism jewel for the South West is up for sale.

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Four metre shark filmed up close in WA's south west

A four metre shark has been filmed up close swimming near a boat off Dalyellup beach, near Bunbury.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 39 Minutes ago

Rare timber to go under the hammer in WA's South West

The collection features marri, karri, jarrah (logs and featured slabs), jarrah burls (whole and sliced), blackbutt, sheoak, tuart, woody pear, sugar gum (kiln dried boards), manna gum (kiln dried boards), poplar, box tree and olive.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 59 Minutes ago

Main Roads considers South West overtaking lane closure

Main Roads WA is considering trialling the removal of overtaking lanes from South West roads on long weekends such as Easter.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 2 Months, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
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Texting bays offered to WA drivers with 'compulsion' to check messages

Texting bays offered to WA drivers with 'compulsion' to check messages

In an Australian first, motorists in WA's South West and Peel regions are being offered designated bays for texting on their mobile phones in an effort to prevent accidents caused by driver distraction.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 2 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 1 Minute ago

Boy, 15, shot 'execution style' at Sydney home in revenge attack

Police are hunting for a man after a 15-year-old boy was shot in the head while at his home in Sydney's south west on Friday morning.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 21 Minutes ago

Teenage boy shot in the head in Sydney home

Police are hunting for a man after a 15-year-old boy was shot in the head while at his home in Sydney's south west on Friday morning.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 15 Minutes ago

New populations of threatened orange-bellied frog discovered in south west

Two new populations of the threatened orange-bellied frog (Geocrinia vitellina) have been discovered in the Blackwood River National Park, south-east of Margaret River .

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 44 Minutes ago

Mammoth school of South West salmon captured in drone image

Tag a mate who still couldn't land one.

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WA Government employee charged with disclosing official secrets

A West Australian Government employee is charged after allegedly accessing a work computer unlawfully and passing information on to an alleged drug dealer in the South West.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 4 Minutes ago

Tapping into honesty: WA surfing legends launch new brew

South West surfing legends Taj Burrow, Dino Adrian and Jay Davies made a surprise appearance at Brewhouse Margaret River on Friday afternoon to launch their maiden beer label, Honest Ale.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 22 Hours, 18 Minutes ago

Man injured during 'altercation' at Karreenga prison in Lara

A prisoner was taken to hospital after injured during an "altercation" at a new correctional facility south west of Melbourne.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 7 Minutes ago

WA lotto ticket wins $15M in Tuesday's Division One draw

Someone in WA is now $15 million dollars richer after winning division one lotto ticket was sold in the South West city of Busselton.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Man stabbed repeatedly at Dunsborough motel

Man stabbed repeatedly at Dunsborough motel

A 33-year-old man is in a critical condition after being stabbed repeatedly while sitting at a table in a motel in Dunsborough, in Western Australia's South West.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
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Man critical after stabbing in Dunsborough

A man remains in a critical condition after being stabbed in the state's South West overnight.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours ago

Shocked Yallingup swimmers flee water after Salmon bleeding sparks shark frenzy

Yallingup locals have slammed fishermen for putting swimmers at risk of a shark attacks after catching and gutting catch without warning at one of the South West's most popular tourist beaches.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 3 Months, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 13 Minutes ago

'Sign up or you're sacked': South West asbestos removalists strike over pay cut

Building sites managed by Cape have been left without asbestos removalists for three weeks after the workers went on strike following a take-it-or-leave-it pay-cut deal by the company.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 3 Months, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Charges laid over car plunge death at Bunbury port

Charges laid over car plunge death at Bunbury port

A 44-year-old man is charged over the death of a woman in a car which plunged into the water at Bunbury port in Western Australia's South West at the weekend.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 3 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 27 Minutes ago
	Truck crash causes 7km jam on the Hume Highway

Truck crash causes 7km jam on the Hume Highway

A truck is believed to have crossed several lanes before it left the road and plunged into an embankment on the Hume Highway south west of Sydney causing 10km traffic delays.

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Australind man 'on driving rampage threatened cops with home-made stun gun'

An Australind man allegedly threatened police with a home-made gun after going on a driving rampage through the South West, WA police claim.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
	Inside ruins of Japanese island used in Bond film Skyfall

Inside ruins of Japanese island used in Bond film Skyfall

Ghostly pictures of Hashima Island, off the south west coast of Japan, show dilapidated high rise buildings where mine workers once lived before they were abandoned years ago.

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	Anti-terrorism raids in Young, NSW south west

Anti-terrorism raids in Young, NSW south west

A 'major' anti-terrorism police operation is underway with more than 20 police officers sweeping a property in Young, country New South Wales on Tuesday. MORE TO COME

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WA Libs, Labor campaigning in regions as election day gets closer

West Australian Premier Colin Barnett kicked off the final fortnight of the state election campaign in the Pilbara, while opposition leader Mark McGowan returned to the South West.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Detectives probe fatal WA crash after 4WD driven on wrong side of highway

Detectives probe fatal WA crash after 4WD driven on wrong side of highway

A crash that left a woman dead after her car was struck by a vehicle driven on the wrong side of the road in Western Australia's South West is investigated by detectives from the Major Crime Squad.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 4 Months, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 41 Minutes ago
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	Naked man attempts a carjacking in Sydney

Naked man attempts a carjacking in Sydney

A naked and possibly drug affected man has caused chaos after wandering along a street in south west Sydney and allegedly car jacked a vehicle, forcing it to crash.

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	Naked man causes chaos as he attempts a carjacking

Naked man causes chaos as he attempts a carjacking

A naked and possibly drug affected man has caused chaos after wandering along a street in south west Sydney and allegedly car jacked a vehicle, forcing it to crash.

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Capel crash driver 'fled beach in a hurry' before fatal run of terror

The Bunbury man who went on a run of terror ending in a head-on crash near Capel that killed a 61-year-old Busselton woman was seen by witnesses erratically leaving a South West beach, abandoning his belongings, according to Nine News Perth. 

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 4 Months, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Busy emergency services brace for more flooding in WA

Busy emergency services brace for more flooding in WA

Residents in the south west town of Nannup are on alert, as emergency services warn the Blackwood River is expected to peak above five metres on Thursday evening.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 4 Months, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Flooding threat flows downriver to WA's South West

Flooding threat flows downriver to WA's South West

Western Australia's South West braces for flooding as rivers continue to swell following record rainfall in the state, with storms claiming two lives on the weekend.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 4 Months, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
	The story of the class who claimed to have seen a UFO

The story of the class who claimed to have seen a UFO

Forty years ago a class of schoolchildren in South West Wales (pictured, left) claimed to have spotted a UFO. Decades on and the story has become infamous to UFO hunters (pictured, right).

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	Mystery man with tragic Tara before death was drug dealer

Mystery man with tragic Tara before death was drug dealer

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's friends have shared concerns that the mystery man she was seen with before her death in south west London was not a boyfriend, but a drug dealer.

Publisher: dailymail.co.uk Last Update: 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Structure of WA Rural Fire Service yet to be finalised

Structure of WA Rural Fire Service yet to be finalised

The make-up of Western Australia's planned Rural Fire Service is yet to be announced, despite the State Government announcing it will be headquartered in the South West town of Collie.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 4 Minutes ago

Queensland strawberry farm raid nets 27 illegal workers

Australian Border Force officers say they have apprehended 27 foreign nationals working illegally at a strawberry farm south west of Brisbane.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
No Fixed Address: WA homelessness highlighted in exhibition

No Fixed Address: WA homelessness highlighted in exhibition

A photographer speaking to people sleeping rough in Bunbury and Busselton out of curiosity leads to a photo exhibition about homelessness in the South West, and the plight of those affected by it.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 15 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
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