Mullewa history to go on show

Mullewa Show boss Julie Freeman is looking for people with pictures and memorabilia of the town in its heyday. The Mullewa District Agricultural Society secretary said this year the committee was developing a “classic Mullewa” theme for the show and was experiencing a gap in the town’s history between the …

Read More »

Rates rise revealed | The West Australian

The Shire of Narrogin is expected to increase rates in the townsite of Narrogin by an average of 2 per cent for the 2019-2020 financial year. At last Wednesday night’s council meeting, councillors voted in favour of advertising their intention to raise rates by 2 per cent in town, 8.48 …

Read More »

Man rescued after heart attack on Uluru

A man had to be rescued and flown to hospital after suffering a heart attack while climbing Uluru amid a tourism boom before the rock is closed to climbers. The man aged in his 60s was lucky that two off-duty NSW Police officers who were also climbing the rock quickly …

Read More »

Reason to spread truth on diabetes

Often, when people discover Geraldton woman Ashton Reynolds has diabetes, they will respond with a surprised, “Oh! But you’re not big.” Ms Reynolds said she’s not offended by the assumption that diabetes is caused by poor diet and lifestyle choices. She understands there’s a lack of general knowledge on what …

Read More »

Boeing 737 MAX not in the air until August

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group’s head said, adding that the final say on the timing rested with regulators. The 737 MAX was grounded globally in March after a crash in Ethiopia killed …

Read More »

Lamb price bet pays well

For Great Southern producer Richard Banks, the increasing lamb price justifies his decision to shy away from wool in favour of sheepmeat. The Kojonup farmer elected gradually to decrease his wool enterprise to focus instead on sheep production, but was left reeling last year as wool traded at record highs …

Read More »