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Lions fillip for Foodbank | The West Australian

Nearly seven months after Kalgoorlie-Boulder Foodbank was forced to discard more than a tonne of frozen food following November’s ferocious storm, the organisation’s shelves are fully stocked. The Goldfields branch had to bin much of its food in the wake of November 18’s destructive storm, which left Kalgoorlie-Boulder without power …

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Kim Scott nominated for third Miles Franklin award

WA author Kim Scott is in line for a literary hat-trick, with the two-time Miles Franklin Literary Award-winner shortlisted for the prestigious $60,000 prize for his latest novel, Taboo. The Wirlomin Noongar man and 2012 West Australian of the Year said it was an honour just to make the shortlist …

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Admin error caused funds misuse: Gichuhi

AAP Monday, 18 June 2018 8:41AM Camera IconLiberal senator Lucy Gichuhi billed taxpayers $2000 to fly family to Adelaide for her 50th birthday. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Liberal Senator Lucy Gichuhi has blamed an “administrative error” for the misuse of thousands of dollars of taxpayer funds. Senator Gichuhi, who …

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World Cup fancies flatter to deceive

Parity has come to the World Cup as Brazil joined the list of tournament contenders that have failed to win their opening matches in Russia. Five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played and none have won. Only two of the top dozen teams have victories. …

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Australian Ballet to tour China in October

Members of The Australian Ballet are being enlisted to exercise some dance diplomacy as the Turnbull government seeks to thaw frosty relations with China by building cultural ties. The government is chipping in $100,000 for The Australian Ballet to tour China in October, with the company to perform its signature …

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