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Jan 28 2014
The AvonLink train servicing Northam and Toodyay is set to continue until at least June 2014. The State Government announced in its 2013 Budget that the Avon Link would cease operating at the end of 2013.  Following community lobbying the...
Jan 28 2014
Australia’s longest running windsurfing event, the Lancelin Ocean Classic, was held in the Wheatbelt coastal town from 9 – 12 January 2014.¬ Now in its 29th year, the event attracted national and international competitors and featured a number of...
Jan 28 2014
A wide-ranging survey has revealed lifestyle, family connections and job prospects are the main reasons people choose to live in regional Western Australia. The Living in the Regions 2013 survey received more than 10,000 responses from...
Nov 27 2013
It’s no secret that thriving local businesses create thriving local communities, and this Christmas Wheatbelt residents are being encouraged to shop locally. ‘Think Local First’ when you buy is the message from the Wheatbelt Business Network (WBN)...
Nov 27 2013
On 12 November, Local Member Mia Davies MLA joined Mukinbudin Shire President Cr Gary Shadbolt to officially open the newly refurbished Mukinbudin Swimming Pool. The 46 year old pool, one of the oldest in the Wheatbelt, has had a complete facelift...
Nov 27 2013
This summer will see a significant reduction in the amount of potable water uitilised on the Northam Race Course. The Avon Water Reuse Project has now seen the dam complete and two thirds full, providing access water to Northam Race Club for summer...
Nov 27 2013
On Monday 18 November Morgan Ware of Kellerberrin, was presented her scholarship as part of the State Government’s Country Athlete Scholarship program. Morgan and her 16hh Australian Stockhorse, Dexter, are currently competing in A Grade Eventing...
Nov 27 2013
The Premier's Australia Day Active Citizenship Awards focus on community contribution and participation rather than personal achievement. They are run in many Councils around the State as a joint initiative of the Australia Day Council of Western...
Nov 27 2013
Summer is a great time to enjoy the best the Wheatbelt has to offer, and with a number of great events planned for the start of summer, there is a heap to do over the holiday period. 14 December 2013 - Cranmore Home and Bindoon Estate Pop-Up Event...
Nov 27 2013
Over 40 song writers, performers and audio engineers have applied to be part of the West Australian Music (WAM) Sounds of the Wheatbelt project. The project will showcase a number of Wheatbelt artists through the delivery of a professionally...