North West Shelf marks 5000th LNG cargo

The North West Shelf Project operated by Woodside celebrated a significant milestone last week, having clocked up its 5000th LNG cargo for export from the Karratha Gas Plant. On Tuesday, September 4, the captain of the Northwest Swan accepted the cargo, bound for Japan, and was presented with a commemorative …

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Hotel development lacks interest | The West Australian

Development of the proposed Middleton Beach hotel building has stalled, with the State Government as yet failing to attract a suitable developer. The State Government had sought builders for the proposed 12-storey mixed hotel and apartment building since June but despite extending the application period by several weeks, it conceded …

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Mayor marks Albany Digger’s loss

A World War I soldier from Albany who was killed on the Western Front has been commemorated in France, 100 years after his death. William Pullen joined the Australian Imperial Force in Perth in July, 1915 as a 26-year-old labourer. Born in Albany, he joined a machine gun crew that …

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Jennifer Garner to star in ‘Yes Day’

Netflix has bought the worldwide rights to Hollywood actress Jennifer Garner’s “Yes Day”, based on the 2009 children’s book of the same name. Garner came on board the project earlier this year and will produce and star in the series. Miguel Arteta, who worked with Garner on “Alexander and the …

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Blue-sky thinking keeps RFDS flying high

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is very much the “eye in the sky” of the WA health system. It is a role that, six months into her job as chief executive and with the delivery of a new $13 million jet imminent, Rebecca Tomkinson reckons is underplayed. “I have a …

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Love rival fatally stabbed in US school

A 17-year-old US high school student has stabbed a 16-year-old classmate to death after a fight about a boy turned into a deadly clash. The fight between the two “straight A students” took place during an economics class at a high school in suburban Detroit on Wednesday with the victim …

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