Latest news from the region

Written by Craig Sinclair,Research Fellow at The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia

Around the world, research shows that strong community input into health services leads to better patient outcomes, and a fairer allocation of resources to the most important programs. This is particularly important in rural areas.

A COMMUNITY marine monitoring project is using underwater video technology to survey fish species on shallow reef systems off Albany.

Published in Fisheries & Water

WA WINES are being analysed as part of a four-year national project investigating the impact of climate on fruit and wine quality.

Published in Agriculture & Food

MURDOCH University researchers have discovered the range of one of WA’s rarest freshwater fish could have declined by 25 per cent.

Published in Fisheries & Water

On February 15th, junior members of the Albany Surf-Lifesaving Club were given the opportunity to explore their local beach in an entirely different way. 

WA RESEARCHERS have discovered widespread resistance to roundworm treatments across south-west beef cattle farms.

Published in Agriculture & Food

A MATHMATICAL framework for rating transmission lines aims to help relieve power grid congestion to make more efficient use of renewable energy.

Published in Energy

A THREE-year study conducted in the Walpole and Nornalup Inlets Marine Park has provided comprehensive insights into large bivalves (molluscs).

Published in Fisheries & Water

THE Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) and the University of WA (UWA) are calling on volunteer 'citizen scientists' to help determine if the range of one of WA's most well-known flora genera—the Banksia—is contracting with climate change.

THE soil-borne water mould Phytophthora cinnamomi (dieback) has rendered unique vegetation on the peaks of the Stirling Ranges in the Great Southern to the point of being critically endangered.

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