Farm boy finds his feet in drilling game

Tim Topham arrived in WA from New Zealand’s South Island with $300 and the promise of a 10-week “farm boy’s dream” driving tractors during harvest in the Wheatbelt in 2004. Chasing a bit of extra cash, the Lincoln University agricultural science graduate found his way to the Goldfields, where he …

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Deal to ease skilled jobs shortage

A special migration agreement that will see up to 500 people a year sponsored to live and work in the Goldfields to tackle the region’s severe labour shortage was signed today. The Morrison Government signed the Designated Area Migration Agreement with the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, with 500 people a year …

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Bushfires in region at 4-year high

The Goldfields-Midlands region has experienced the worst bushfire season since 2014-15, with bushfire warnings issued every day since December 1. This season is not over, but data received by the Kalgoorlie Miner from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services revealed between December 1 and the end of February, 211 …

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