Early burning restrictions | The West Australian

Low rainfall and warming conditions have fuelled an early onset of the bushfire season, prompting authorities to bring forward the restricted burning period to Monday. Burning permits are generally required from the beginning of November, with burning prohibited from mid-December until the end of February, but City of Busselton councillors …

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Labor seeks better deal to bridge pay gap

Labor has called for an overhaul of the equal pay provisions of Fair Work laws, in the wake of evidence showing there has been little progress on bridging the gender pay gap. Labor deputy leader Tanya Plibersek is set to deliver a scathing critique of the gender pay gap in …

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Hatching caps successful REaD campaign

Paint the Cape REaD’s magical egg hatched on Friday at the Busselton Youth and Community activity centre. Busselton police safety delivered the egg, which had been travelling through Busselton and Dunsborough, visiting schools, libraries, bookshops and playgroups since early August. Children and their carers had been reading and singing to …

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Thug hunted after Melbourne street bashing

AAP Thursday, 11 October 2018 2:41PM Camera IconThe man wanted for an assault in Melbourne has a pale complexion and missing teeth. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon The victim of a random Melbourne street bashing has been left in hospital with medical staples in his head and a black eye, …

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Funds for groups | The West Australian

Nine community groups have secured funding under the Busselton Water Community Partnership Program. Over the next year, Busselton Aero Club’s Young Flyer’s Club, Busselton Bowling Club, Busselton Croquet Club, Busselton Toy Library, Busselton Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Cornerstone Christian College, Disabled Surfers Association South West, Southern Capes Motorcycle Club and …

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Abalone season prompts safety message

Busselton Dunsborough Times Thursday, 11 October 2018 2:47PM Camera IconFishers are urged to be cautious as abalone season starts.Picture: Recfishwest Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Abalone can now be fished from the Busselton Jetty to the South Australian border, with the South Coast region season open from now until May …

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