The Moora Chamber of Commerce held a sundowner at Hendo’s Plumbing & Gas on 11/03/16. Glenn showcased his workshop and the improvements made and Amy explained how the business started and highlighted how far they have come in the last 10 years. One of the significant features of the business is that Amy and Glenn […]
A fabulous day on March 13 at Moora when 75 racers participated at the 2016 Triathlon. Competitors travelled from across the ...
The recent Coates Hire SSA Inc. Production Sedan National Title drew 70 competitors from all over the state of Western ...
When Angus Cowling and partner Rae Jefferies acquired 80 ha of a failed tagasaste farm in Ginginup back in 1998, ...
Buyers reached deep into their pockets at the 28th Annual Midland Cattle Breeders’ Association Gingin Bull Sale held on Thursday 3 March. 78 bulls were offered and 60 sold in the multi-breed sale which offered Black Angus, Limousin, Gelbvieh, Murray Grey and Speckle Park stock. Black Angus were strongly represented with the top price of […]
A public information session outlining the state government’s draft ‘Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan for 3.5 Million (PPGP).’ was held on Wednesday 23 March at the Bendigo Complex Club Room in Gingin. A representative from the Department of Premier and Cabinet presented the plan which has been in development for nearly four years to […]
Details of the locations and time-frames of the 128 new and upgraded mobile phone towers to be delivered across regional WA though the Mobile Black Spot Program have been announced. The $385 million program is a joint initiative involving the Royalties for Regions funded Regional Telecommunications Project and the Commonwealth Government. Member for Moore Shane […]
The charismatic Tony Bader walked through the Northern Valleys region this month, just a small segment of the epic trek around Australia he has pledged to achieve in a quest to both get fit and do his bit to keep Australia beautiful along the way. This is how Tony himself tells the story, “Over the […]
Collecting freshly-laid eggs is one of the great joys of country life, and whilst this daily ritual has become somewhat larger-scale for Robyn and Lindsay Cousins lately it’s clearly no less satisfying. In the last two years their backyard chook-run has hatched into a fully-fledged egg production business diversifying income from their broad-acre farm in […]
Everyone brought an extra woolly for the Moora-Miling Pasture Improvement Group’s AGM dinner held in the scenic courtyard of the historic Berkshire Valley homestead on Feb 23rd. The evening chill didn’t deter nearly 60 MMPIG members from attending and all tables were filled to capacity. Tony White, MMPIG Chairman said “Once again I feel very […]
Congratulations to all these students who have accepted leadership positions for the 2016 school year! Each year students at Bindoon Primary School are given the opportunity to undertake leadership roles by nominating for Student Council, becoming Faction Captains and Vice Captains and leading our choir as Choir Captains. Our school believes every child has the […]
The stable fly pest continues to cause agitated concern amongst local landholders, most recently in the Beermullah region of the Gingin Shire. It seems that this summer has been a particularly bad one for stock owners, with cattle, horses and dogs being badly affected by the biting pests. There have been 45 complaints to the […]
Gingin resident, Haylee’s academic dreams will become a reality, thanks to one of Australia’s leading scholarship programs. The Gingin Community Bank® Branch and Lancelin branch Scholarship is awarded to first-time tertiary students whose financial circumstances might mean that a university degree is out of their reach. Ms Slater said she was thrilled to be able […]
Eight individuals, including two Chittering residents were recognised for their dedication and service towards the Federation and the Western Australian agricultural sector at the annual WAFarmers Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony held on 19 February. WAFarmers President Tony York said the award recipients had demonstrated outstanding commitment towards the farming advocacy group and towards furthering […]
On 11 February a diverse group of over 80 people gathered to inaugurate a new dish antenna located at the European Space Agency’s tracking station at New Norcia. Members of the Benedictine Community New Norcia, neighboring farmers and local, regional and national representatives, including Mr Sem Fabrizi, EU Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand, joined […]
Farmers and residents in the Wannamal and Mogumber districts have rallied around to assist those farmers who are fire affected in Waroona and Yarloop. Local residents Max Smith and Rob Anspach, co-ordinated a fund raising appeal to purchase hay and fodder to send to the farmers in need. “We know that keeping feed up to […]
“We simply love our straw bale home that did not cost the earth, literally, we used recycled materials from the foundations up,” says John Glassford, of Huff ‘n’ Puff Constructions. “We can say that we have used 80-85% recycled materials – mainly from left-over materials from old homesteads that we pulled down for our clients, […]
Wetlands are wonderful and not just because they play important roles in providing ecosystem services that keep our landscapes healthy and productive. Wetlands support industries such as agriculture, fisheries, forestry and tourism – by supplying water for crops, stock and people; helping maintain water quality, providing habitat for commercial as well as native species, and […]
Local Bindoon resident Gwyneth Jones has joined the local arm of a world-wide organisation who are knitting to help bring comfort and dignity to women who have had a mastectomy. Knitted Knockers (KK) are special handmade breast prosthesis for women who have undergone mastectomies or other procedures to the breast. Traditional breast prosthetics are usually […]
Public swimming pools in Moora and Gingin are among 94 across the state to benefit from a funding boost thanks to the Royalties for Regions-funded Community Pool Revitalisation Program (CPRP). Member for Moore Shane Love MLA welcomed the announcement of almost $3 million in funding for the CPRP, which provides annual funding of up to […]
By Deb Glover With the final round of fixtures swiftly coming to an end and finals looming not far around the corner, there has been plenty of action in the South Midlands Cricket Association. Moora has lost 2 out of their last 4 games and have been knocked off the top spot down to 3rd. […]
Talented young rider Tessa Forbes of Bullsbrook has been selected to represent Australia at the 30th Annual World Mounted Games Team Championships in Ireland this July. This month Tessa was also nominated for the Australian Super Career Kickstart Award, one of six categories in the Western Australian Young Achiever Awards. The winners will be announced […]
The third Gingin Triathlon was held on Sunday 28 and was by all accounts another success. 142 competitors took part, from young to old, along with our usual heart-warming family teams that make this such a special event in our region. The weather was very kind; being slightly overcast the mild conditions made it a […]
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