What was the worst time to be alive, ever? AD536

Feeling down? Struggling to cope? Well, perhaps your worries really are just first-world problems. Throughout history, our ancestors have had more pressing concerns. Finding wild weather a problem? How about 18-straight months of fog? Supermarket prices getting too high? How about watching all your crops wither and die? Constantly catching …

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California wildfires: More than 600 lacking, death toll rises

The death toll from horrific wildfires that have devastated northern California has risen sharply again. There are now more than 1000 people unaccounted for. Previously, authorities had said around 600 people were missing. But that grim figure jumped even higher on Saturday afternoon (Friday night, US time). Firefighters in the …

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Program to prevent diabetes | The West Australian

A Bunbury couple is encouraging people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes to join a free prevention program run exclusively in the South West, in recognition of World Diabetes Day on Wednesday. Run by Diabetes WA, Let’s Prevent is a free health program held in Bunbury, Busselton, Harvey, Collie …

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CinefestOZ on top at awards

CinefestOZ struck gold on Saturday night, when it won the Festivals and Events category at the 2018 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards, presented by Tourism Council WA. The festival hosts over 150 film related events and includes audience events, Indigenous and Schools programs and a nationally recognised industry program. It …

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