Stand-up paddleboarder makes Avon Descent history

It’s the whitewater rapids race WA is known for and this year a new piece of Avon Descent history was written. For the first time ever a stand-up paddleboarder finished the race with Albany father Paul Hepworth taking his place in race history.​ Josh Kippin was the first kayaker across …

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Lions stay in top four after edging spirited Sharks

Royals have kept their place in the top four after surviving a spirited Albany second half comeback to win a tough battle at Centennial Stadium this afternoon. The final game of round 12 reached no great heights in the first half as the Lions made the most of their opportunities …

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Top lawyer calls for Eagle to face criminal charges

Prominent lawyer and East Perth board member Tom Percy has flagged the prospect of criminal charges being laid against West Coast wingman Andrew Gaff for punching Fremantle opponent Andrew Brayshaw in the western derby. While Gaff is sure to be sent directly to the AFL Tribunal when match review officer …

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Aussies using savings for fundamentals: report

More Australians are struggling with the cost of living and having to dip into their short-term savings to get by, a report says. The Household Financial Comfort Report asked 1500 people to rate their household comfort for the first half of 2018, showing short-term cash savings to be the biggest …

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Dovizioso wins three-way Czech GP thriller

Italian Andrea Dovizioso won a Czech Grand Prix thriller in a Ducati one-two on Sunday while Honda’s Marc Marquez finished third in his 100th MotoGP race to stretch his championship lead to 49 points. Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo was second, holding off compatriot and future team mate Marquez to the line. …

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Super funds charged fees for no service

A number of Australia’s large superannuation funds, including the already scandal-hit AMP, have admitted to charging consumers fees for no service. The banking royal commission has previously revealed Australia’s largest wealth manager AMP charged customers fees for financial advice they did not receive. AMP has also admitted to issues with …

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