Labor fuming over missing minister

For over two minutes parliament sat with no federal government minister in the chamber. And the opposition is fuming. Senior Labor MP Chris Bowen demanded debate be “shut down immediately” after assistant minister Michael Sukkar briefly left the chamber. “You were not here. You were outside, everybody saw it,” Mr …

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Health authorities warn on shortage of EpiPen supply

Health authorities are warning Goldfields residents with allergies to take precautionary measures in light of a shortage of EpiPens used to treat severe allergic reactions. The Therapeutic Goods Administration recently advised consumers and health professionals of a restricted supply of EpiPen 300mcg adrenaline auto-injectors, used for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis. …

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Activewest renews deal with association

Geraldton Guardian Wednesday, 23 May 2018 4:06PM Camera IconPicture: Geoff Vivian The Geraldton GuardianPicture: Geoff Vivian/The Geraldton Guardian Activewest Real Estate has renewed its stadium naming rights with the Geraldton Amateur Basketball Association until 2021, inking a $200,000 deal. Pictured are association president and Buccaneers general manager Andrew Horstman, with …

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Wild climate: Gale-force winds, heavy rain forecast

Coastal centres in WA have been warned to brace for heavy rains and destructive winds when a strong cold front sweeps across the WA coast tomorrow night and Friday morning. The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast up to 35mm of rain for Geraldton, Kalbarri and Dongara in the evening. Winds …

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Quilters get crafty for a good cause

The Cherryblossum Quilters held a special meeting on Saturday, dedicated to crafting quilts for Princess Margaret Hospital. The quilters are a group of keen sewers from across Manjimup, Pemberton, Northcliffe who usually meet once a month. This month they planned an extra meeting to donate their time and expert craftsmanship …

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Social: Bunbury swim club celebrates

The Bunbury Swimming Club held its annual presentation night at the Quality Hotel Lighthouse on May 4 before more than 120 people. A number of life members and special guests attended, including Jean Winwood who has been involved with the club for more than 50 years. Awards were handed out …

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Farmers look to the heavens for much-needed rain

A severe weather warning has been issued for the Great Southern with a strong cold front expected to hit Albany tomorrow evening. Showers and squally thunderstorms are also anticipated with the passage of the cold front and for several hours after. Damaging winds and gusts over 100km/h are likely and …

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Make your own bookmark | The West Australian

MATERIALS: Dark blue card Light blue A5 paper Scissors Glue stick Hole punch 30cm ribbon INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut coloured card into a rectangle 6cm x 20cm. 2. Fold A5 paper in half widthways then fold twice again widthways creating a rectangle about 5cm x 7.5cm. 3. Carefully cut small triangles …

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No more extensions for Ocean Infinity’s search for MH370

The search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 by a private US firm will end next Tuesday and there will be no more extensions, Malaysia’s transport minister says. Houston-based Ocean Infinity has been searching for the aircraft that disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014, with …

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NZ coach replaces Lehmann on ICC committee

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has replaced Darren Lehmann on the ICC’s cricket committee, a group responsible for helping shape the future of the sport. Lehmann was set to coach Australia until the end of the 2019 Ashes but quit after the ball-tampering saga. That resignation meant he also vacated …

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