Hearing key to children’s development

Providing adequate hearing support and care remains one of the biggest keys to improving developmental outcomes for Aboriginal children, particularly in regional areas, says Australian Hearing managing director Kim Terrell. Mr Terrell made the comments while in Kalgoorlie-Boulder yesterday with Federal Human Services Minister Michael Keenan and Member for O’Connor …

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Vic data dump removed after privacy breach

Documents relating to a botched planning decision by now-opposition leader Matthew Guy have been taken down from Victoria’s parliamentary website after exposing private citizens’ financial and medical records. The mother of Hollywood stars Chris and Liam Hemsworth is reportedly one of those caught up in the government’s campaign to undermine …

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Family ride to fundraise for MND research

A family of four who have spent the last seven months riding their bikes across Australia to raise funds for motor neurone disease research stopped in Karratha last week for a much-needed break. Jozef and Diana Wolters and their children Cloe, 14, and Jack, 12, are on the Pilbara leg …

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Kids get a kick out of lessons

Future footy stars in Dampier wrapped up their season with coaching from retired AFL legend Phillip Matera. The Auskick kids from pre-primary to Year 3 had their final training session of the year on Monday, August 27, with Matera and ex-Fremantle Docker Steven Dodd adding the wow factor. Camera IconSteven …

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