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    Hunta crowned Champion All Round Junior Cowgirl

    Fourteen-year-old Hunta Gallacher of Bullsbrook has been crowned Australian Champion Junior All Round Cowgirl at the recent ABCRA National Championships ...

2040 Farming – The Next Generation

Farmers from across the Wheatbelt and further afield are invited to Moora on Thursday 23 February for a day-long seminar on the future of farming in WA. Hosted and arranged by Bankwest, 2040 Farming – The Next Generation, is a chance to hear from a range of speakers about how farming is changing throughout WA. […]

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How on earth do you milk a camel?

Spending a year traversing five Australian deserts on camel-back clearly taught ‘camel whisperer’ Stephen Geppert a few things about handling these majestic dromedaries – but it wasn’t until he became a part of Australia’s newest commercial camel dairy that he became an expert at milking them. In a dusty Dandaragan paddock, he’s bringing his last […]

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Hunta crowned Champion All Round Junior Cowgirl

Fourteen-year-old Hunta Gallacher of Bullsbrook has been crowned Australian Champion Junior All Round Cowgirl at the recent ABCRA National Championships held in Tamworth on the last weekend in January. Hunta has spent the past year in the eastern states training and competing to achieve her goal, based at the stables of champion barrel racer Bianca […]

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Wrestler’s best win yet

Story and photos Nahrel Dallywater The release of white doves marked the marriage of local Danielle McDonald to celebrity WWE NXT Wrestler Michael “Mikey” Nicholls. Family and friends gathered at a magical garden ceremony held at the family home in Muchea under a stormy summer sky to celebrate a love and partnership that has withstood […]

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Hat’s off to Wade McCarthy

It’s official! Former Australian champion bullrider, Wade McCarthy will retire from rough-riding after the National Championships in Tamworth this January. Wade rode his last bullride in the west at the Mogumber New Year’s Eve rodeo taking out first place in the bullride and steer ride in typically good form. Wade’s career in (out?) of the […]

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Will drones and farmbots replace the farmers footsteps?

All eyes were on the sky as Ray Ewins from 3D Aerial imaging and photography WA launched a lightweight multirotor and demonstrated it’s aeronautical abilities. The kids amongst the crowd were perhaps the keenest – and indeed it will most likely be their generation to embrace this technology – and whilst Ray says anyone can […]

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Do you know a family in need this Christmas season?

The generous team at Slims Tyres Service (STS) Bridgestone Bullsbrook have set out to make Christmas a bit more special for one family in need this year by offering a free set of tyres for their family car to ensure they are safe on the road this Christmas holidays! Natasha Zeplin, office manager of STS […]

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Gingin artist selected

Gingin artist selected as a finalist in the Bankwest Art Prize for Sculpture The work of Gingin based artist Geoff Overheu was recognised when he was announced as one of the finalists for the 2016 Bankwest Art Prize – one of the State’s most generous and prestigious visual arts awards. Under the stewardship of Bankwest Art […]

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Riseborough rising

Don Riseborough has made the ‘tree-change’ many dream of, swapping life as a hospital based haematologist, medical registrar and then general practitioner, to follow his passion to produce wine grapes on a country estate. With the support of his partner Susannah, Don commenced his radical transition from medicine to viticulture with a Certificate course in […]

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Bindoon Show Rodeo

The Bindoon and Districts Agricultural Society are hosting their fourth Bindoon Show rodeo to conclude the day of fun at the Bindoon Show. There will be three hours of action-packed entertainment showcasing the skills of cowboys and cowgirls from across the country. The open events include Bull riding, saddle bronc and bareback horse riding and […]

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