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Driver fatigue strategy to be the focus

The State’s road safety commissioner has foreshadowed less focus on “risk takers” who cause fatal and serious crashes and greater attention to drivers crashing from fatigue and inattention when the next road safety strategy is rolled out after 2020. Addressing the annual Great Southern Road Safety Conference on Tuesday in …

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Shire of Dardanup councillors select new CEO

Dardanup shire president Mick Bennet has announced the replacement for outgoing chief executive officer Mark Chester. Serpentine-Jarrahdale Shire Council director of development services Andre Schonfeldt was appointed to the role on Thursday. Mr Schonfeldt has previously undertaken acting chief executive officer roles and was also the director development services at …

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Mountain bikers think big | The West Australian

Speeding down streets at more than 70km/h this weekend, mountain bike riders will again take on Albany trails and roads in the Southern MTB competition. In the biggest Southern MTB event yet, September 22-23 will see mountain bike enthusiasts take on tracks around town in a competition for the whole …

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Political thriller theme to debut novel

Donnybrook author Peter Murphy has used his love of history to write his first novel. The historical fiction book Fenian Fear is based on the actions of Henry James O’Farrell who was the first person to attempt a political assassination in Australia. Murphy said he developed an interest in O’Farrell’s …

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Morrison’s mate made stopping boats trophy

AAP Wednesday, 19 September 2018 3:44PM Camera IconPrime Minister Scott Morrison’s boats trophy in his office in Parliament House in Canberra. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon One of Scott Morrison’s mates made the trophy he keeps in his office to mark his efforts to “stop the boats” as immigration minister. …

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LA Fashion Week gig for Hannah

The brightly coloured talent of a former Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School student is set to make a splash on the international stage in California next month. Fashion designer and creative director Kate Hannah will showcase her colourful and sustainable clothes label at LA Fashion Week. The 25-year-old Perth-based designer got …

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