The Great Southern Herald has been the journal of record in the heart of the Great Southern’s farming region since 1901, and continues to provide a comprehensive coverage of community and regional news. With agriculture such a local focus, the paper also keeps producers up to date with the latest news, market reports and farming advice. Ask about our very competitive ‘Great Southern’ package, which will also extend your reach at minimum cost. Located in the heart of the Great Southern, 290 kilometres south east of Perth, Katanning is a major regional centre servicing more than 18 communities in a prosperous agricultural region. With a growing population, currently more than 4000 people, Katanning provides a range of recreation and leisure facilities, government, health and education services, as well as adiverse retail and business district. Katanning also has a rich cultural mix that celebrates difference yet embraces community. Major industries include a large export abattoir and the Katanning saleyards – home of the largest country sheep sales in WA, sheep studs, wool and a major CBH receival centre. The region is an important contributor to the State’s economy, generating more than $430 million in earnings from agricultural products – approximately 18 per cent of the State’s total production.
Katanning and the surrounding areas of Albany, Bremer Bay, Broomehill, Dumbleyung, Kojonup, Lake Grace, Nyabing, Ongerup, Pingrup, Tambellup, Woodanilling.
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*(Dec 2015), + (March 2016)