Personal struggle laid bare | The West Australian

Simone Keane is a singer-songwriter who wears her heart on her sleeve. The audience will realise that when they hear her play at the Albany Club on Saturday at 5pm. Open about the emotion in her music and her struggle with depression, Keane said she was inspired by a sense …

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All on the line for Beavers

After an uncharacteristic collapse in Saturday’s second semi-final loss to Colts, Eaton can redeem themselves against Leschenault in a home Bunbury and Districts Cricket Association preliminary final on Saturday. But this assignment is easier said than done, considering the Green Caps’ recent form. Restricting the reigning premiers to 7-208 on …

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MRL threat for barley growers

Australian malt barley risks being locked out of the nation’s second-biggest and eighth-biggest markets this harvest unless grain traders put costly new segregations in place, after the tightening of maximum residue limits. Japan and South Korea recently cracked down on maximum residue limits affecting Clearfield varieties Scope and Spartacus barley, …

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Great Southern land | The West Australian

The annual Taste Great Southern returns from April 4-14, celebrating the amazing food, wine, people and attractions of the Great Southern. Plan a road trip to explore more than 30 events around Albany, Denmark, Mt Barker, Frankland River, Porongurup, Katanning and Ongerup. Regional chefs, including Amy Hamilton (Liberte, Albany) and …

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Native title won after two decades

A land battle that spanned more than two decades finally came to an end last Wednesday when the Palyku people were recognised as native title holders of 9000sqkm of the Pilbara. Representatives from the Federal Court and State and Federal Governments met with traditional owners on country for the emotional …

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