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Baby elephant takes first steps in NSW zoo

An Asian elephant has taken her first steps after being born at a NSW zoo. The female calf was born to dotting mother Porntip at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo late last week and took her first steps an hour after entering the world. “The calf is very, very …

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Rinehart makes $390m play for Atlas Iron

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has raised the stakes in the contest for control of Atlas Iron, with an all-cash takeover bid that values the junior miner at $390 million. Hancock subsidiary Redstone has offered 4.2 cents per share for Atlas, trumping the proposed $280 million all-scrip bid by ASX-listed Mineral …

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Flood your world with unique stay ideas

Take a look at some of the Great Southern’s interesting and unique accommodation, from a WWII plane to a tree house and a converted mill, writes Jessica Cuthbert The Ark of Denmark Camera IconView from The ArkPicture: Ark of Denmark Set among the treetops of Denmark sits the Ark of …

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ABC will always be in public arms: PM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has declared the ABC will always be in public hands, after members of his Liberal Party voted to sell it off. “The ABC will always be in public hands. It will never be sold. That is my commitment. It is a public broadcaster. It always has …

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Event a fundraiser for one-stop breast cancer centre

Kalgoorlie-Boulder residents are being urged to dress in pink and enjoy a night of live entertainment and nibbles to raise money for a one-stop breast cancer centre in Perth. Something Pink was started by breast cancer survivor Katrina Tedge and breast cancer patient Gai Robinson last year with an aim …

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Boost for aged-care training | The West Australian

Job-training opportunities in Kalgoorlie-Boulder will get a big boost next month when one of WA’s biggest aged-care providers opens a new facility in the city. The Kalgoorlie Amana Living Training Institute is set to open on July 12 to provide Goldfields people with the opportunity to enter one of the …

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Victorian glamour to celebrate golden anniversary

Kalgoorlie Miner Monday, 18 June 2018 2:30PM Camera IconUmair Waheed and Widi Bell at the Gala Ball last Friday.Picture: Picture: Tori O’Connor Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon The Kalgoorlie Town Hall was awash with glitz and glamour on Friday night as people celebrated Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s 125th anniversary. The Historical Gala Ball …

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SA MP to stand trial on dishonesty charges

A South Australian MP will stand trial after pleading not guilty to more than 20 theft and dishonesty charges. Troy Bell appeared in Mount Gambier Magistrates Court on Monday charged with 20 counts of dishonestly taking property without consent and six counts of dishonestly dealing with documents. Bell is accused …

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