A celebration of the Great Southern's magnificent flora is taking shape for the 2018 Bloom Festival program and the organisers are open to new ideas.
Biosphere status celebrated
Outstanding biodiversity in the south coast's Fitzgerald Biosphere has been reaffirmed by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation Man and the Biosphere program.
Community enterprise opportunities
New opportunities to develop community enterprise activities have opened up following the launch of the Albany Community Enterprise Development Centre.
Festival focus on sustainability
A provocative look at food chain vulnerability is one of the highlights of the 2018 Great Southern Sustainable Living Festival program.
International perspective in speaker series
US Consul General in Western Australia Rachel Cooke will draw on decades of international experience as the first guest in the 2018 program of the Great Southern Speaker Series.
Great Southern food and beverage producers have put out the welcome mat for Perth people to visit the 2018 Taste Great Southern celebration of regional flavour.
Pub makes way for hub
Demolition of the former Nyabing Inn has made way for a start in March on the final stage of the Nyabing Community Hub project.
Food horizons expand
Great Southern producers recently explored innovative ways to grow the region's food economy at a design thinking workshop initiated by the Great Southern Development Commission.
Research reveals Chinese preferences
Opportunities and challenges lie ahead for Great Southern businesses aiming for a bigger share of the Chinese tourism market, according to a Curtin University researcher.
Mount Barker Campdraft Permanent Arena Fence
The annual Mount Barker Campdraft Competition was held on the Australia Day long weekend with competitors from around the state making use of the new permanent arena fence which was installed at the Frost Park Equestrian Centre late last year.
Plantagenet District Hall
A two-year project has transformed the Plantagenet District Hall into a state-of-the-art multi-purpose venue.
Hall upgrade for Kendenup
The refurbished Kendenup Agricultural Hall was officially opened by Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan on Saturday 20 January.
Friends camp out to celebrate Twertup
The Twertup community has recently celebrated the completion of the Twertup Field Studies Centre after it was substantially damaged by a bushfire in 2008.