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SES called out to help with storm damage

Storms hit Victoria (Thumbnail)

Adrian Beattie Wild weather has begun to hit across much of the south west of WA.

Tributes paid to surfer Chris Boyd killed in Gracetown shark attack

Chris Boyd

Staff writers Tributes have been paid to the surfer who was killed by a shark off a WA beach on Saturday.

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Margaret River's '$100,000 reward' bike returned to owner

Richard Lowe

Zannia Yakas The most-wanted bike in Margaret River has been returned to a man offering a $100,000 reward to catch the thief who took it.

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Rain brings reprieve but firefighters 'downbeat' over homes lost

Lucy Rickard and Courtney Trenwith Residents allowed back into the worst areas have witnessed for the first time the charred ruins of their neighbourhood with firefighters escorting them on a bus.

WA burns: state braces for more fire threat

Margaret River bushfire

Live coverage, day two, of bushfire drama in Western Australia's South-West.

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Bushfire still out of control with more than 20 homes lost

The out-of-control bushfire near Margaret River, WA. <i>Photo: Naomi Sime. </i>

Lucy Rickard, with AAP Forecast high winds are worrying fire crews still battling to control a bushfire that has damaged at least 20 homes in Western Australia's Margaret River region.

Conditions ease but town still in danger

A giant Margaret River bushfire burns in WA.

Lucy Rickard Margaret River and Prevelly residents are preparing for their third day of fire heartbreak, as they wake to the news that at least 30 homes and chalets have been destroyed or badly damaged by the...