Pilbara traditional owners are supporting calls for an independent Pilbara body to liaise directly with mining companies over sacred sites in the region.
After years of volunteering at sporting clubs and owning her own business, the long-time local has decided she will contest a seat on council
The event, held in Nullagine, hosted people from different countries including the Philippines, India, South Africa, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, United States and Indonesia.
Two thirds of deaths on West Australian roads occur in regional WA, according to the Australian Road Safety Foundation research released as part of rural road safety month
Royal lifesaving in the Pilbara and Kimberley has reached a educational milestone with more than 1500 children across 17 remote communities taking part in the water safety program.
A century after Norman Brearley created Australia’s first scheduled air service, 55 people have boarded 23 planes to recreate the journey through the North West.
Dubbed Three of Us, the exhibition will showcase the artistic talents of Gloria, Nyangulya Katie Nalgood and Maggie Green.
Fifty Australiansreceived their citizenship at Port Hedland’s Civic Centre on Friday, each with a different story on why being recognised as an Aussie means so much to them.
During repairs, customers can collect water from a mobile tank set up in South Hedland overnight
The new Exposed Port Worker Directions address the risks posed by vessels with about 12,000 ships visiting WA ports each year.
Some 175 athletes from across the North West took part in the competition, eclipsing last year’s entries, with participants from Broome, Derby, Karratha, Newman, Hedland and Ashburton
“We want people to get wherever they’re going safely and we want to get the hoons off the road.”
Actor and ex-Pilbara local Joel Jackson appeared at South Hedland’s Life and Soul gym on Sunday to spread the word of his family’s Telethon fundraising endeavour
The Port Hedland Motorcycle Club played host to the King of the Coast at the weekend, attracting the Pilbara’s best riders
The showcase is the result of three months of artist-led workshops by Jacky Cheng, Sultana Shamshi and Megan Kirwan-Ward, which immersed Port Hedland creatives in crafting and storytelling.
Top players from Karratha, Dampier, Hedland, Wickham and Newman have been selected to play against regional heavyweights from the South West, Peel, Avon District and Great Southern.
A new veterinary clinic and region-wide mental health scheme are among plans put on the agenda by East Pilbara residents vying for seats around the council table at the October 16 election
Sixty nine golfers from across the Pilbara and beyond converged on the Fortescue Golf Club in Newman on the weekend for their 50 year anniversary open championships.
Newman were the stars of the show with two grand final victories at the North West Tee-Ball Championships at Marie Marland Reserve over the weekend.
Hedland’s BMX riders cruised onto the track for the last time on Saturday, as the final round finished with stunning performances and a colourful fun run.
A tight, evenly matched contest between B-grade’s Chaffing Dreams and Wu-Tag Clan, where only one try was the difference, was the highlight of round six of Hedland Touch on Wednesday
Incumbent Mayor Peter Carter is promising to build on the success of this years local MasterChef competition with a mainstay international food festival celebrating the diversity of the mining town
Judges for the state-wide Tidy Towns awards toured Port Hedland in conjunction with Care for Hedland, where they assessed the town’s commitment to sustainability
South Hedland’s RSL Community Shop has been damaged after a car believed to have been stolen was driven into the venues fence, only months after break ins at the community garden next door
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