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Tennis Australia slams Davis Cup changes

Tennis Australia has slammed a voted shake up of the Davis Cup format and called on the International Tennis Federation to ensure the heritage and prestige of the 118-year-old tournament is retained. The controversial proposal by ITF president David Haggerty for an annual season-ending finals event from next year received …

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Calls for Ashburton presence on PDC board

Concerns have been raised that a lack of Ashburton representation on the Pilbara Development Commission board could be sidelining community projects. North West Central MLA Vince Catania has voiced concerns that of the seven members of the PDC board, which co-ordinates State economic development in the region, there are several …

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Jennifer Hawkins’ Myer reign ends

Sunrise Friday, 17 August 2018 7:38AM Play Video Jennifer Hawkins’ Myer reign ends Sunrise Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon The supermodel has announced on social media her 12-year reign as Myer ambassador will come to an end after this year’s Spring Racing Carnival

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Turnbull takes ‘massive stick’ to power prices

A “big stick” will be taken to energy companies in a bid to force immediate price reductions and win Malcolm Turnbull support for his national energy plan. But the prime minister is facing pressure from anonymous MPs who want him replaced with Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, and the National …

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Exmouth group to start community recycling centre

Exmouth will soon have its own community recycling centre with the capacity to recycle plastic waste locally and turn it into products for resale. Cape Conservation Group recently secured $34,000 for theSalty Blue Creation Station for Ningaloo project, which will provide an opportunity for community engagement and education on living …

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Flower power on display in Belgium

Flower power is on display in Belgium with more than 500,000 blossoms laid out in the central square of Brussels. The design for this year’s ‘flower carpet’ is inspired by a region in Mexico and required the work of more than 120 volunteers. Organisers were worried Europe’s heatwave would kill …

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