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Brooks Koepka wins second US Open title

Monday, 18 June 2018 6:33AM Camera IconTommy Fleetwood has posted an equal course record score at the US Open golf. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Brooks Koepka has become a multiple major winner with a dominant victory at the US Open at Shinnecock Hills in New York. The 28-year-old American …

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SWFL to miss big Boomer at Landmark Championships

For the first time in more than a decade, the South West Football League will be missing captain and defender Will Oelsnik for the annual Landmark Championships. The SWFL has released its initial 67-man squad, with stars such as Brett Peake, Matt Jukes, Ryan Nye, Reece Blechynden and Kieran Hug …

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Asian fuels rise in production for Quaker Oats Australia

Growing Asian demand for high-quality WA processed oats is underpinning a steep rise in production at Forrestfield-based Quaker Oats Australia. Quaker Oats, a division of food giant PepsiCo Australia-New Zealand, expects to ramp up its use of WA oats to 72,000 tonnes in 2018, marking an average 13 per cent …

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Red tape nobbles Gnaraloo Station

Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan has vowed to ensure the State Government finally resolves an agreement it made with a pastoral leaseholder a decade ago, but has since failed to honour. Paul Richardson, who runs the popular tourist destination at Gnaraloo Station, said he had spent more than 10 years trying …

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Let’s preserve the natural history in our backyard

Old trees definitely have character; they are home to many different organisms, including fungi and bacteria. Old trees are worth preserving, maintaining and spending time and money on to keep them healthy. In Europe they go to extraordinary lengths to protect their old trees. They prop them up with purpose-built …

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South32 to pay $1.75bn for Arizona miner

South32 has made a $US1.3 billion ($A1.75 billion) bid to take sole ownership of US-focused Arizona Mining. The Australian business, which already owns 17 per cent of the zinc, lead and silver miner, says the directors of Arizona Mining will unanimously recommend shareholders accept the all-cash offer. South32 chief executive, …

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