High Flyers in the black

After a six-week break, mixed netball has returned with a bang as the High Flyers gain some much-needed momentum. The High Flyers took on Black on Black in round nine at the Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre last Monday. It was a late start as players recovered from the extended …

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Beetles now Beasts | The West Australian

Five local rugby players have been selected to represent WA at the U12 Beasts National Carnival. Sonny Richards, Rudy Stevens, Seth McDonald, Jed Locock and Lochlan Kydd journeyed to Perth for their first WA practice on Wednesday. The tournament is the biggest under-12s tournament in the southern hemisphere, with Busselton …

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Buswell on leave after violence charges

Former WA treasurer Troy Buswell has taken leave from work due to “health and family” reasons after he was charged with domestic violence offences. Buswell, whose political life was marred by scandals, is facing seven charges including aggravated assault occasioning bodily harm, aggravated common assault and unlawful damage. He was …

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One in eight Australians living in poverty

Scott Morrison has been urged to follow former prime minister Bob Hawke’s lead and focus on the country’s most needy after data revealed one in eight Australian adults and one in six children are living in poverty. The Australian Council of Social Service and UNSW joint study found 13.6 per …

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2020 MG HS review | The West Australian

If imitation is the finest form of flattery, then MG this week paid remarkable respect to the darling of Australia’s mid-size SUV segment: the Mazda CX-5. Even close up, the CX-5 and all-new MG HS share physical attributes as similar as sisters. It could be MG sees piggyback styling as …

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WA RSL’s indigenous ban widely condemned

The RSL’s West Australian branch has been labelled out of step, ignorant and racist for banning the Welcome to Country during the Anzac Day dawn service and Remembrance Day ceremony. RSLWA chief executive John McCourt insists the policy is about being more inclusive for everyone who has served from all …

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David to pick up the baton

A former competitor is now helping to organise this year’s Wagin Woolorama Young Judges Championships in the hope of inspiring youngsters to pursue a career in agriculture. Incoming Young Judges Championships steward David Lange has been learning from current steward Bryan Kilpatrick, and plans to take on the role next …

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Another two WA farming areas deemed water deficient

The State Government has declared two more water deficiencies to help farmers through a sweltering dry spell. WA Water Minister Dave Kelly announced this afternoon the Kukerin area, in the Shire of Dumbleyung, and Hamilton’s area near Pingrup, in the Shire of Kent, are water deficient. Water carting to both …

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