Liberal dose of relief after Election win

“Relief” would be the best word to describe my feeling on Saturday night, as the results of the Federal election became clear. I am sure that was the feeling for most WA sheep producers, associated businesses and regional communities. Labor had been leading the polls and holding firm on a …

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Big Nick battered in Senate tilt

The Nationals’ top WA Senate hopeful Nick Fardell says he will be taking some time out after a crushing defeat in the party’s bid for a seat in the Senate. On Tuesday, figures from the Australian Electoral Commission showed the Nationals had polled just 1.2 per cent of the WA …

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Legend Corporation backs $80m buyout bid

Legend Corporation shares have skyrocketed after the electronics firm flagged support for an $80 million all-cash takeover by Adamantem Capital. Adamantem on Friday announced it had unanimous support of Legend’s board for its 36.5 cents per share offer, which represents a 22.1 per cent premium on the company’s one-month volume …

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Drones help in fishing sting

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has stepped up its efforts in monitoring fish catches and is using drones and long range cameras to catch people doing the wrong thing. Operation Shadowedge will put the microscope on commercial and recreational fishers as the department pushes to increase awareness …

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Man ‘sliced’ by marlin remains in hospital

A man whose arm was “sliced open” by the sharp bill of a marlin which jumped into his boat north of Coffs Harbour remains in a stable condition in a Sydney hospital more than 24 hours after the freak incident. The marlin, thought to have weighed up to 100 kilograms, …

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