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Western Australia moved to the top of the Pura Cup table with an innings and 107-run victory against Victoria at the WACA. Half-centuries to Matthew Elliott and Jon Moss slowed the Warriors, but Brad Williams and Darren Wates each picked up three wickets to lead their side to a comprehensive win. Mike Hussey became ...
Western Australia takes up Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest crusade to make minimum smoking age to be 21 ... make it illegal for Australians to smoke until their 21st birthday at a meeting of the nation's health ministers on Thursday as Western Australia takes up mining magnate Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest crusade.

The Burbanks Project is located 9km southeast of Coolgardie, Western Australia.The Project comprises 3 tenements including M15/161 and covers the Burbanks Mining Centre and over 5km of the highly prospective Burbanks Shear Zone, the most significant gold producing structure within the Coolgardie ...
Australian clean energy provider Protean Energy has announced that it has utilised a $120,000 grant funding from the Korean government for the development and testing of the V-KOR range of vanadium redox flow batteries in Australia, in conjunction with its Korean affiliate KORID Energy. The grant has ...
I'm grateful that Western Australia have provided me with that opportunity and I look forward to the next phase of my cricket. I'd like to thank Cricket Victoria for the opportunities they have provided for me over eight seasons and I wish the team all the best in the future." Inness made his debut in 1997-98 as a 19-year-old and ...
With a strong batting line-up to follow, Western Australia will be confident of setting a decent target against an average bowling attack. "We bowled really well today and they had a bit of luck," Dorey said. "If these two [Hussey and Rogers] can stay out there for a fair while, there's still plenty of cricket left. With two days left, ...

About 150 whales were stranded on a beach in Western Australia on Friday, March 23, sparking a major rescue operation. A fisherman first spotted the whales on Hamelin Bay, about 300 km (180 miles) south of Perth on the beach at about 6:00 a.m. on Friday. Most of the whales—that officials say are ...
By Friday morning, more than 150 short-finned pilot whales had been found lying on a beach in Western Australia. News outlets report that some were pulled back out to sea by large cranes. The small whales can weigh between 907 to 5,443 kilograms. Fears that the carcasses were attracting sharks and a ...
The Premier of Western Australia, Mark McGowan, tweeted on arrival in London: "A new era of travel and opportunities for Western Australia's economy has officially begun." Those arriving in London in the early hours following their historic flight shared images of the welcome they received at Heathrow ...
Some of the more than 150 short-finned pilot whales that got beached at Hamelin Bay, Western Australia. Photograph: WA government/EPA. Volunteers have helped rescue five of the 150 short-finned pilot whales that became stranded on a beach in Western Australia. The whales were freed by authorities ...
A couple who were tasered by police in November 2008 will receive $1.1 million in compensation despite continuing legal action against them, the WA Attorney-General has promised. A spokeswoman for John Quigley has confirmed to the ABC the Attorney-General's recent statements in parliament were ...
More than 150 short-finned pilot whales were found stranded early Friday in Hamelin Bay, Western Australia, located in the country's southwestern tip. Despite ongoing rescue efforts, only six of the whales have survived the beaching, according to officials with Western Australia's Parks and Wildlife Service.
It's among the most geographically isolated cities in the world, and sits on the edge of the Indian Ocean, so it's only natural that the bright lights of Perth come from the sun and the sky. And that's what gives Perth its sense of openness, endlessness and possibility. Drive in any direction out of the city and the ...
A shark alert's been issued to swimmers in western Australia after 130 whales died stranded on a beach. Rescuers are trying to re-float 20 others which are still alive. The stranding in Hamelin Bay is nine years to the day since 80 whales and dolphins died there. Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports.
(CNN) — With Qantas launching its nonstop London to Perth flights on March 25, Western Australia will be more accessible than ever to Europe-based travelers. The 14,498-kilometer Dreamliner service will take approximately 17 hours. The world's longest flight, it'll be the fastest way to get to Australia from ...
Some sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in Western Australia, with Aboriginal communities in the north hit particularly hard by a syphilis outbreak. Across the population, Syphilis has more than doubled the five-year average, up 112 per cent. More than 95 per cent of cases reported in Perth were ...
The National Electricity Market could use West Australian solar to power the east coast if the country is willing to invest in a truly national electricity grid. Australia's NEM could become national with technology being developed to connect the east and west coast networks, allowing more energy to be spread ...

The hits keep coming for CITIC's magnetite project in Western Australia with the Chinese conglomerate warning of a write-down of up to $US1 billion ($1.27 billion). It is the fourth year in a row the Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed CITIC has flagged big impairments on Sino Iron, with the latest review of the ...
At least five members of the Mongrel Mob have been deported from Western Australia, as the gang reportedly tries to establish a foothold and an Australian chapter there. Joe Edmonds. Source: Joe Edmonds/Facebook. The Weekend West reports the deportations have taken place over the past year, and ...
However, in Western Australia, only 10 babies have been born through a surrogate in the last decade because the state's laws are so tough. The process often takes up to a year and costs roughly $80,000. That makes Robina and her husband Ryan's one year old son, Raphael, a rare baby. "You have to ...
A Singaporean businessman says Western Australia's pastoral industry could add a billion dollars in value by tapping into Western Australia's vast underground water reserves. Key points: Bruce Cheung says there is money to be made from investing in irrigation; Mr Cheung has spent millions transforming ...
PEOPLE are “in danger” and “need to act immediately to survive” a bushfire threatening residents in Western Australia. AAPMarch 10, 201811:49pm. Authorities have sent warnings to residents after a blaze in Picton, in Western Australia.Source:Twitter. RESIDENTS in parts of Bunbury south of Perth have been urged to flee ...
Just before Christmas, Franks was working in the small tourism town of Coral Bay, Western Australia, when he started suffering chest pain and dizziness. Knowing the other local nurses were all visiting the next town, but surrounded by modern medical technology, Franks performed an electrocardiogram ...
A curious wallaby at Lucky Bay in Western Australia's Cape Le Grand National Park. (Posnov / Getty Images). 1 / 15. Rainbow lorikeets and bright pink galah cockatoos flitted between eucalyptus trees and banksia blossoms that resembled giant yellow and orange candles. We were in the middle of Perth, ...
Western Australia's Margaret River is home to some of the world's finest Chardonnays and Cabernet Sauvignons. It isn't exactly easily accessible—the region is three hours south of Perth, itself a five-hour flight from Sydney—but towering karri tree forests, stunning coastlines, and extraordinary wines make ...
Tourism Western Australia gave commuters a taste of the region's sunny weather through a virtual reality experience to promote the first ever non-stop ... to give London commuters a taste of some of the extraordinary experiences waiting for them in Western Australia using state of the art VR technology.
A Perth family has found the world's oldest known message in a bottle, almost 132 years after it was thrown into the sea, Australian experts say. Tonya Illman picked up the bottle while going for a walk around sand dunes on a remote beach in West Australia. Her husband Kym Illman told the BBC they found ...
Australia's Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) has on Thursday opened in the country's west, aimed at growing national capability in cybersecurity research, development, and commercialisation. Based out of Edith Cowan University in Perth, the federal government in September pledged ...
CANBERRA, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Authorities have issued a red alert cyclone warning for Western Australia (WA) state. Tropical cyclone Kelvin made landfall on Sunday morning, bringing with it winds of up to 250 km per hour (kph). In a warning issued on Sunday, the Department of Fire and Emergency ...
Cyclone Kelvin passes through Western Australia bringing heavy rain, strong winds and flooding. PARTS of ... CATTLE producer David Stoate has seen dozens of cyclones pass across Western Australia's far north in the past 25 years, but says Tropical Cyclone Kelvin is the worst to hit his family property.
Michael Klinger made a battling century but it was not enough to prevent Western Australia from taking a 53-run first-innings lead over South Australia in their Sheffield Shield encounter at the WACA. Western Australia then extended the lead to 73 before the end of play, losing opener Liam Davis for 4 in the ...
Determined batting from Will Pucovski and Cameron White in the final session of day two against Shield leaders Queensland raised Victoria's faint hopes of another comeback performance. The reigning Shield champions suffered a top-order collapse in the second session before young gun Pucovski (64 ...
A dogged Matthew Wade century has lifted Tasmania into a strong position at stumps on day one of their JLT Sheffield Shield match against Western Australia in Hobart. The former Test wicketkeeper was 138 not out at Friday's close of play, with a third-session flurry pushing the Tigers to 5-327.
Those are just some of the anomalies contained in Western Australia's enormous statute book, comprising the laws that govern how we live. They cover the basic tenets of our lives — prohibiting murder and stealing and all the other basics — but hidden in the many thousands of pages are quirky laws few ...
Qantas and Tourism Western Australia are making virtual reality the centrepiece of their new tech-led tourism marketing campaign, which gives Victorians the opportunity to experience Western Australia via an interactive pop up in Federation Square. Qantas and Tourism Western Australia have partnered ...
New South Wales restricted Western Australia to a first-innings lead of only 11 but lost early wickets of their own when batting a second time to leave the Sheffield Shield match at the WACA Ground intriguingly poised. The tall young paceman Charles Stobo (3-32) bowled with considerable threat for the ...
Malcolm Turnbull speaks during the Council of Australian Governments (Coag) meeting at Parliament House in Canberra on Friday. Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP. New South Wales and Western Australia have agreed to the federal government's hospital funding deal, breaking ranks with most state and ...
Renewable energy developer Carnegie Clean Energy (ASX: CCE) has received an operational boost in the form of a $6.8 million contract from Western Power, a Western Australian state government-owned energy supplier, to build a 5MW Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) facility in Kalbarri, Western ...
Ajilon customers in Western Australia have now access to a larger suite of products from analytics vendor, SAS, following the expansion of its existing partnership. Ajilon has partnered with SAS since 2011, the new agreement will see Ajilon as SAS' preferred partner to service the commercial SAS ...
In Bed With travel photographer Rhiannon Taylor shares her recent glamping experience at Western Australia's premier eco lodge Sal Salis. Find out why it even ... Included in your stay at Sal Salis is an open bar stocked with craft beers and boutique wines from Western Australia. There's nothing like an ...
Past seven days: At the start of the week, a surface trough near coastal Western Australia, which connected to low pressure systems over inland Pilbara and in the southwest, generated showers and thunderstorms in the western parts of the State. Mostly moderate rainfall totals were reported throughout the ...
DETOUR: The detour in WA after the state's two major highways were closed. Western Roads Alliance. by Kate Dodd. A 76-HOUR (700km) detour from Perth to Karratha has shed a light on the third world conditions of Western Australian roads. The WA transport standstill was triggered when two separate ...
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – ASX-listed Poseidon Nickel has started a 4 000 m drilling programme at its Medusa lithium project, near its Lake Johnston operations, which would fast-track the company's geological understanding and infill drill hole planning at the Western Australian project.
Western Australia is now the only state in the nation to have made the ACWY vaccination free for children, and Mr Cook said the move will cost the state $5.7 million. "In 2017, six cases of meningococcal disease in Western Australia resulted in death. My heart goes out to the families of those affected," Mr ...
Two teenagers have been in isolated cells in a Perth youth detention centre for more than 250 days, and three allegedly subjected to extended periods of solitary confinement, Amnesty International has said. Amnesty has warned Banksia Hill could be breaching international law, and called for the ...
Regional councils in Western Australia are using fireworks, lethal gas, nets, and mass shooting to reduce the number of corellas, which are reportedly damaging buildings and destroying infrastructure. The culprits are primarily eastern long-billed corellas, Cacatua tenuirostris, which were introduced to WA ...
Into Monday, downpours will spread farther south across Western Australia's Wheatbelt, Perth and Peel regions through Monday. While the flood threat will gradually lessen as Joyce moves further away from the tropical moisture along the Pilbara and Kimberley coasts, heavy downpours are still likely.
The premier of Western Australia, Mark McGowan, has abandoned a plan to close the School of the Air and reversed other education funding cuts after a campaign led by the National party, which said the proposal was unfair to regional areas. McGowan announced the reversal on Thursday, saying: “upon ...
A new tropical cyclone may brew and renew the risk for flooding across northern Western Australia this week. The lull in tropical cyclones around Australia may come to an end as the new week progresses. An increase in thunderstorm activity over the Timor Sea may gradually give rise to a tropical low early ...
Shoppers took to social media to post pictures of where they saw the sweet treats on the shelves in NSW, Victoria, and Western Australia. One shopper in WA wrote: “Coles, Settle Down. Please” ... More Easter Eggs spotted in Western Australia at Coles. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied. Easter Eggs ...


 

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