Perth Wildcats, Adelaide 36ers frustrated by NBL fixtures

The Perth Wildcats and Adelaide 36ers have expressed their frustration with the NBL pre-season schedule after completing their weekend of practice matches on Sunday. The clubs followed the same routine as previous years by playing each other twice in preparation for the league’s official pre-season tournament — the NBL Blitz …

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Fitzpatrick retains European Masters title

Matt Fitzpatrick became the first man since Seve Ballesteros to successfully defend his European Masters title in Switzerland. The Englishman, who was overlooked for a Ryder Cup wild card in midweek, followed in the footsteps of Ballesteros, who won back-to-back titles in 1977 and 1978. Fitzpatrick came into the final …

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Indigenous MP calls Abbott’s role a ‘joke’

Labor MP Linda Burney has doubled down on her fierce criticism of Tony Abbott’s appointment as special envoy on indigenous affairs. The indigenous MP is scathing about the former prime minister’s new role as details emerge about what the job entails. “This is just a joke. They are making it …

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Luxury takes up residence | The West Australian

Sleek, modern and luxurious, The Residence by Domination Homes is a deluxe display designed to suit an opulent lifestyle. Situated within the leafy green suburb of Applecross, the exceptional design delivered quality craftsmanship from beginning to end, Domination Homes Sales Manager Marco DeCarolis told New Homes. “The Residence feels like …

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New operators for 7 farm, camp schools

The new operator of the Landsdale Farm School plans to maintain and build on its current services while keeping its focus on students with disabilities. Not-for-profit organisation Family Support WA, founded in 1996 by parents and staff of Landsdale, was announced as the new operator over the weekend by Education …

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Demand spreads for WA’s rare smoky honey

WA’s first raw smoked honey has been on the market for just a little over six months, but it’s already gaining traction among Perth foodies. Developed by Perth architect Tristan Chambers, the Fire.works & Smoke-branded honey has been available through some farmers markets and stocked in gourmet retail outlets since …

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Protesters scale Parliament House flagpoles to unfurl anti-coal banner

Environmental activists have scaled the towering flagpoles outside Parliament House in Canberra, unfurling an enormous banner condemning the coal industry. As parliament returns after a fortnight’s break, two Greenpeace protesters flew the bright yellow banner showing an image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison clutching a piece of coal alongside the …

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