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Simpson drops Country tilt | The West Australian

Goldfields Football League commissioner Brendon Simpson has ruled out a tilt at leading WA Country, but is desperate to retain a position on the coaching panel as an assistant, ahead of a 2019 clash in Perth against South Australia. Simpson was an assistant to head coach Craig Walker last year …

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Football carnival a showcase of talent

If you love watching blistering speed, high marks and breathtaking acts of skill on a football field, you are in luck. The highly anticipated GWABA indigenous football carnival will be held tomorrow across Hands Oval and Kelly Park from 9am, with 10 teams from across WA keen to showcase the …

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Green light for $668m Kwinana waste-to-energy plant

WA household, commercial and industrial waste will be converted into enough energy to power up to 50,000 homes through a $668 million renewable energy project. Co-developed by a consortium of the Dutch Infrastructure Fund, Macquarie Capital and Phoenix Energy Australia, the Kwinana project is also part-funded by a $23 million …

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Treble triumphs for duo as off-season looms

In a thrilling climax to the 2018 South West Netball Football League season, Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault’s Brooke Repacholi and Carey Park’s Paris Newman each completed a rare treble last week. Both players tied for the League MVP and 2018 Rising Star awards last Friday night, before Repacholi and Newman took out the …

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WA live sheep exports to restart with licence tick

WA sheep exports are set to resume in earnest next month, after Rural Export and Trading received approval from the Federal regulator for its export licence today. RETWA general manager Mike Gordon said following the licence approval from the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, the company would look to …

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Players set to boost skills

Several South West netballers are in prime position to take their careers to the next level, following their selection in the West Coast Fever’s Fever In Time State academy. An academy designed to help players through high performance coaching, the squads will train up to three nights a week at …

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Honour for embalmer | The West Australian

William Barrett and Sons funeral director Errol Barrett has been named as a fellow of the Australian Institute of Embalmers for his pioneering role in the industry. Mr Barrett, who was awarded the honour at the institute’s annual conference in Brisbane last week, said he was humbled. “When you start …

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