Saggitarius A black hole ‘photographed

THERE’s a monster at the heart of our galaxy. And, for the first time, we’ve seen it feeding. We know black holes exist. It’s just that we’ve not actually seen them. They’re black. They’re so strong not even light can escape. So, the best science can hope for is capturing …

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Timing right for climate change seminar

Busselton-Dunsborough Environment Centre will host a seminar on climate change next weekend. Guest speakers include Augusta-Margaret River Shire councillors Dr Naomi Godden and Peter Lane, also a geologist, and Dunsborough Community Energy Project’s Emma Morgan. City of Busselton planning director Paul Needham will present on the City’s coastal adaptation planning …

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Govt should intervene on port charges: ACCC

Some stevedoring charges at the Port of Melbourne are on track to skyrocket more than 2000 per cent in 20 months, prompting Australia’s pricing watchdog to call for government intervention. With increased competition causing profits to narrow for stevedoring services across Australia, the users of most terminals have been subject …

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Park aesthetics, access to benefit

A draft master plan for Gnarojin Park has been formally adopted by the Shire of Narrogin, with public submissions for comment being extended to 45 days by the council. In all, 217 participants were involved with initial consultation of the draft plan. Further public comments will be able to be …

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Circus from Russia with extremes

The Great Moscow Circus will be setting up their big top in Narrogin shortly, bringing 30 performers from the likes of Russia, Germany, Brazil and Colombia to town. Claiming to be “extreme for a reason”, spectators can expect daring acts such as acrobats on the high wire, dare devil motorcycle …

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Best in Karratha business awarded

It was a night for the quiet achievers of Karratha’s business community at the 2018 Karratha and Districts Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Excellence Awards, with small companies in sectors such as contracting, hospitality and retail the stars at the event. With a Roaring Twenties theme, about 250 people …

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Rambo ready for playtime | The West Australian

Rambo is the ultimate gentle giant. The one-year-old loves people, children, cuddles, attention and romping around with his ball. He likes meeting new people and his tail goes into overdrive when he sees other dogs. He is happy being left in the yard or at home, but loves getting out …

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