Cement business owner fined | The West Australian

A Busselton business owner has been fined $4,500 by the Busselton Magistrates Court and ordered to pay $3,000 in compensation after pleading guilty to accepting deposit payments but failing to deliver the goods or services. Jamie Douglas Bishop was trading as Busselton Cement Products when the breaches of the Australian …

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Five virus tests for Aussie ship evacuees

The Australians preparing to be evacuated from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan will be tested for the illness five times before bunkering down for 14 days at a facility near Darwin. Health Minister Greg Hunt said the first test would be on the ship, before two on the evacuation …

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Holden bargains but dealer jobs at risk

Resale values for Holden cars are set to crash but potential buyers can expect to pick up a bargain after General Motors’ decision to dump the brand by the end of the year. Thousands of cars remain on the ground in dealers across the country and more are being held …

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New principal brings positive beliefs

St Joseph’s Primary School in Waroona has an eager and excited new principal to go hand in hand with the new school year. Michael O’Dwyer will lead the school of 154 students in 2020. His teaching philosophy is built around harmony, belonging and a positive learning environment. He believes learning …

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Nats back 5¢ a litre gate boost for milk

The National Party WA has thrown its support behind a renewed industry push to increase the farm-gate milk price by 5¢ per litre. Last month WA dairy farmers called on governments and industry heads to immediately increase the farm-gate price paid to farmers to address increasing production costs. The push …

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Waroona recycling is safe from landfill

Waroona’s recyclable waste is safe from being thrown into landfill after a last minute agreement was reached with a Perth-based facility. Waroona Shire Council is one of about 20 regional councils in WA with a contract with Cleanaway, which had its operations affected by a fire. Waroona shire president Mike …

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Mitchell Freeway traffic blocked after truck crash

Traffic on the Mitchell Freeway is banked up after two crashes within 10 minutes this afternoon. Northbound lanes were closed after the crashes, which has left a huge traffic jam. A truck and a car crashed at Warwick Road in Duncraig at 12.25pm before a car rolled over in nearby …

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