Teens excited to be part of Grease musical in Perth

Three teenage girls from the Lower South West will take to the stage at a State level when they appear in Grease – The Arena Experience in January. Bridgetown’s Sophie, 13, and Tessa Boswell, 11, and Manjimup’s Dawn Taylor, 15, were earlier this month chosen as three of 550 WA …

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Region’s best on show in Western

A much-anticipated Western, filmed partially in Leonora and featuring Goldfields talent, will be screened in the region in early July. The Decadent and Depraved is set in WA in 1890 and follows the journey of a young man with a bounty on his head. The film, by Prince-Wright Productions, premiered …

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Jeff Lloyd closes in on century of winners

Premier jockey Jeff Lloyd moved within a win of recording 100 Queensland metropolitan winners for the second season in a row with a Gold Coast treble on Wednesday. Lloyd won on Captivator ($2.50), Mystic Moon ($3.90), and the Amateur ($17) to take him to 99 Queensland metropolitan wins and 135 …

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Coles commits to truckie safety

Truck drivers who transport goods for supermarket giant Coles will be better protected on safety issues and workers’ rights under a new agreement, the Transport Workers’ Union believes. The union and Coles have signed a deal pledging to provide more training to workers and to look at new ways to …

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