New date for popular Wavefest

The 22nd edition of Wavefest, the region’s premier surfing contest, will be held on a new date this weekend as competitors prepare to tackle tricky conditions in their bid to hold the trophy aloft. This year’s Wavefest will be held on Saturday and Sunday, away from the traditional timeslot of …

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Frustration over lamb definition | The West Australian

A war of words has erupted over a proposed lamb definition, poised to improve farmers’ returns, with Nationals WA increasing pressure on the McGowan Government to meet its looming deadline. Nationals WA’s Peter Rundle this week put the heat on WA Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan to uphold her pledge to …

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Woolgrowers cautious amid ‘outside factors’

Australia’s wool market shone bright last calendar year, with farmers enjoying record highs on the back of strong Chinese demand. However, ahead of the upcoming spring shear, wool producers across WA are treading with caution around the volatile commodity’s topsy-turvy prices. The Eastern Market Indicator dipped 8¢ to close at …

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Fun raising funds at Mother’s Day Classic

The Mother’s Day Classic on Sunday wasn’t short on excitement in Port Hedland, attracting a vibrant crowd of people dressed in pink for the 5km run and walk. However,this year all but one runner headed the wrong way. To raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, nearly 100 local …

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