Senators say sorry to child abuse victims

Horrific and evil crimes and the bravery of those who spoke out against them have been highlighted in the latest apology to survivors of child sex abuse. The upper house paused from partisan politics on Monday as senators joined the sentiments of last month’s national apology to acknowledge those who …

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Kimberley tourism shines on State stage

Kimberley tourism businesses have done the region proud at this year’s Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards, held at the weekend. The awards, held at Crown Towers in Perth on Saturday November 10, recognised the very best in the State from attractions to accommodations to tours and festivals. Broome-based tour company, …

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Wholesale power prices fell in most states

Wholesale electricity prices increased slightly in Queensland and New South Wales over the last quarter, new data shows. But prices fell in Victoria and South Australia, and substantially declined in Tasmania due to more hydro power and a fixed electricity interconnector, the Australian Energy Market Operator’s latest quarterly market report …

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Perth climate: Hottest day in eight months looms

It may be two weeks until summer officially starts but Perth is set to kick off the weekend with its hottest day in eight months. The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast the mercury to hit 35 degrees Celsius for the first time since March on Friday, topping off a week …

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