Skylab back to the future for Goldfields actor

For one Goldfields actor, performing in the Black Swan State Theatre Company and Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company’s 2018 production Skylab brought up old memories of the rare event itself during his childhood. Gary Cooper was 11 years old when the NASA space station crashed near his home in the town …

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Long road for global adventurer

Author, adventurer and photographer Jeremy Scott will visit Kalgoorlie-Boulder at the end of the month to share his book, The Long Road From A Broken Heart, which details a life full of adventure and travel. Overcoming major open heart surgery at the age of four, Scott went on to complete …

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Pottery class for novices | The West Australian

Len Harmalin knows pottery is not something that can be picked up easily but he is hoping his pottery classes will give people a taste of the art and an enjoyable experience. The local pottery expert has been crafting objects from clay for more than 30 years but said initially …

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September rainfall second-lowest | The West Australian

Albany Airport recorded its second lowest September rainfall on record, with only 44.4mm falling throughout the month. The total is only 1mm more than the lowest September rainfall tally, recorded in 1967 when just 43.3mm fell. The average monthly rainfall is double the 2018 tally, sitting at 88.5mm. The Bureau …

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Chinese millennials favour clear, green produce

China’s biggest food company says Australia’s ability to remain a top trade partner will rely heavily on whether it can sell a “clean, green image” to Gen Y consumers. COFCO International Australia chief executive Bruce Li said while demand for Australian produce was strong, China’s “millennial middle class” was trending …

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