WA introduces tough penalties for fire ban breaches

AAP Tuesday, 2 October 2018 12:29PM Camera IconThe WA State Government has introduced increased penalties for people who ignore total fire bans.Picture: Courtesy of DFES/File. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Tough penalties have been introduced for people who ignore total fire bans in Western Australia, with repeat offenders facing a …

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Cricket’s New Home | The West Australian

This summer Channel 7 is the only place to see live, free and in HD, 43 Big Bash matches, every women’s International and every Test. It’s a whole new era with Australia’s new home of cricket. Howzat! For all the latest follow @7Cricket on Twitter and Instagram and join …

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Bhutan twins keen for separation surgery

Conjoined toddlers Nima and Dawa are “frustrated” with life joined at the torso and will turn to Australian surgeons for a delicate separation. The Bhutanese twins, aged 14 months, arrived in Melbourne on Tuesday as a team at the Royal Children’s Hospital were already planning the marathon surgery which includes …

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Australia’s new home of cricket

7 Sport Tuesday, 2 October 2018 1:01PM Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon We all love cricket and this Aussie summer Channel 7 is the only place to see live, free and in HD, 43 Big Bash matches, every women’s International and every Test. The sport of the nation starts a …

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Research to reveal how much pollies sleep

Exactly how much sleep federal politicians get when they descend on Canberra is set to be revealed through a world-first study. About 80 MPs and senators, their staff and veteran press gallery journalists have donned watches that measure sleep levels and physical activity for three weeks as part of the …

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The Beerland eating challenge that is sure to defeat many

Get your stretchy pants on because Beerland’s Man vs Food week-long eating challenge is back. The fourth annual challenge, at Northbridge Brewing Company and Whitfords Brewing Company dares diners to put their appetites to the test by taking on some larger than life menu items. WATCH OUR JOURNALIST TAKE ON …

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Melbourne vets treat echidna Matilda for an ant allergy

With bulging, puffy eyes, inflamed skin and bald patches, Matilda the echidna has become a medical marvel. The spiky monotreme now holds the title as the world’s only echidna to be allergic to ants. She first arrived at Melbourne’s Healesville Sanctuary as a baby after her burrow was accidentally dug …

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Centre rebuild kicks off | The West Australian

Optimism was palpable on Wednesday when a small group gathered for the turning of the first sod at the site of the new Yarloop Community Centre. Shire of Harvey president Tania Jackson broke ground to mark the official start of construction alongside Shire representatives, Yarloop centre staff, Murray-Wellington MLA Robyn …

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Kurrsi crowned champions anew | The West Australian

The Mimia Larry Kurrsi Memorial 9s and Hedland Cyclones won back-to-back titles at Kununurra’s fourth annual rugby league 9s and ladies touch football tournament on the weekend. In a grand final replay of last year’s competition, Kurrsi faced off against the Katherine Cowboys once again and came out on top …

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Battle of the Italian sausages dished up

If your nonna passed down her secret recipe for salsiccia, you could make her proud next month by winning the sausage competition at the inaugural Harvey Italian Sausage Sagra. The idea sprang from a desire to hold a backyard barbecue to celebrate Harvey Community Radio’s Italian language program, but quickly …

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