Call to action on Aboriginal child abuse revelations

A leading national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander foundation is concerned meaningful action will not follow the recommendations made by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The Healing Foundation said the effects of institutional child sexual abuse were overwhelming, with more than 14 per cent of …

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Krzysztof Ratajski continues to make his mark in the PDC | Darts News

Ratajski: “It’s a really amazing feeling; those are the best players of the world.” By Josh Gorton Last Updated: 29/10/18 5:58pm Krzysztof Ratajski has collected three PDC ranking titles in 2018 Krzysztof Ratajski joined an exclusive club of Pro Tour weekend double-event winners with his Players Championship victories in Barnsley …

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Van engulfed by flames on SW highway

A van has been engulfed by flames on a busy South West highway. It took firefighters just six minutes to respond to the fiery vehicle, which was destroyed in the blaze on South Western Highway in Waterloo about 12.50pm today. Camera IconFirefighters battle the blaze.Picture: Supplied / Christie Lyn It …

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Duretto ruled out of the Melbourne Cup | Racing News

Last Updated: 31/10/18 9:25am Duretto during a Werribee trackwork session at Werribee Racecourse Andrew Balding’s Duretto will miss next week’s Lexus Melbourne Cup because of a stress fracture in his left foreleg. Duretto, twice a Listed winner at Chester and victor in Newbury’s St Simon Stakes two years ago, was …

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Comment on crab fishery | The West Australian

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is seeking feedback on how to manage the population of the blue swimmer crab in the South West. South West Bioregions manager Tim Nicholas said the options being considered in the review were presented in a management paper with the pros and …

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Thai game changer | The West Australian

Back in the early 1990s, some friends from Perth who had moved to Sydney used to say “Thai is to Sydney what Mexican is to Perth”. While cheap Thai food was hard to come by here, it was everywhere in Sydney. A couple of decades on and there is no …

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Euro MPs optimistic on Aust trade deal

Australian farmers have been told they don’t have to worry about the European Union’s fabled “mountains of butter” in free trade negotiations. A delegation of European MPs is in Australia as part of the negotiations on a free trade deal and they are optimistic about getting it done. “Australian farmers …

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