Maguire accepts fate and agrees to quit

The resignation of disgraced former NSW government MP Daryl Maguire is too little, too late, according to the state opposition, which has called for a full audit into his dealings with the government, ahead of a looming by-election. Mr Maguire on Saturday told Premier Gladys Berejiklian he would quit parliament …

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Countdown to 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his nonprofit space education foundation is a sponsor and he usually is the star attraction. The black-tie Apollo Celebration Gala held under a …

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Amputee calls for a fair go

A lower-leg amputee who has been bound to a wheelchair since 2015 says he will not leave his home in Kambalda despite being knocked back repeatedly for the disability support pension. A former mining engineer and taxi driver from the small Goldfields town, 50km south of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Malcolm Cross lost …

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Tokyo 2020 official mascots unveiled

AAP Sunday, 22 July 2018 1:12PM Camera IconThe Tokyo 2020 Olympic Paralympic Games mascots have made their first public appearance. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon The official mascots for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics have been unveiled at a ceremony in downtown Tokyo. The mascot for the Olympics is named …

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Diggers to honour long-time driving force

Diggers and Dealers co-owner Myles Ertzen has pledged this year’s Diggers and Dealers will run as planned and pay tribute to the enormous legacy of former director John Langford, who died suddenly just two weeks ago after more than 20 years at the helm of the famous mining conference. Mr …

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Guilty plea to attack with TV

A Kalgoorlie man was put on an intensive supervision order for attacking his mother with a television and punching his grandfather several times to the face in a drunken rage. Jaydon Malcolom Johnston, 28, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm in a circumstance of aggravation, at …

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