Student support plan wins school accolades

A specialised program at a Broome primary school that uses fun and relaxing methods to increase wellbeing has been recognised as one of the best in the State. St Mary’s College took out the engagement prize at Catholic Education WA’s annual Learning, Engagement, Accountability and Discipleship Awards last month after …

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Banking royal fee: Banks face super class action

Bank-owned superannuation funds face the threat of class actions on the back of evidence from the banking royal commission. Millions of Australians are being invited by law firm Slater and Gordon to sign up to the Get Your Super Back claim, which will involve a series of class actions, most …

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Peter Dutton faces new ‘jobs for mates’ claims

Peter Dutton is facing another political headache over claims he pressed a senior customs official to help two Queensland cops secure jobs in a new border force agency he was setting up. The Home Affairs minister is already under pressure over the European au pair affair and constitutional questions over …

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Port Hedland iron ore shipments up nearly 10 per cent

Reuters Tuesday, 11 September 2018 8:29AM Camera IconTotal August iron ore shipments from the port totalled 42.4 million tonnes. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Iron ore shipments to China from Port Hedland rose nearly 10 per cent in August from a month earlier. Iron ore shipments to China from the …

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Kimberley Girl to grow with grant

Young indigenous women participating in one of the State’s most-acclaimed development programs will now be offered further support thanks to nearly half a million dollars of funding. Lotterywest granted $450,000 to Broome Aboriginal Media Association last week to bolster the Kimberley Girl, Pilbara Girl and Goldfields Girl initiatives for the …

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