Morrison Government approves groundwater plan for Adani coal mine

The federal environment minister has given the green light to the groundwater plan for Adani’s controversial Carmichael mine, taking it a step closer to operation. Science agencies CSIRO and Geoscience Australia had confirmed the company’s revised plans met strict scientific requirements, minister Melissa Price said on Tuesday. “Following this independent …

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Geraldton teacher’s lesson in resilience

Derek Goforth may be a bit bruised after his first — and last — boxing match, but he is not broken. In fact, the father-of-three is feeling stronger than ever after competing in the inaugural Fight Night: Fists of Fury, despite losing to his good friend and fellow teacher Ben …

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Medal rewards cop’s dedication | The West Australian

An outback policeman has been recognised for his work to strengthen relationships between Aboriginal people and the police. Brevet Sen. Sgt Revis Ryder was one of four officers presented with an Australian Police Medal by WA Governor Kim Beazley at Government House on Friday. “It was an awesome evening — …

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Car wash a cool success

Hannans Primary School raised a whopping $3000 for its Year 6 camp at its car wash on Sunday. Cars big and small lined up at Hannans Boulevard with the smell of sausages cooking enticing everyone finishing their grocery shopping. Event organiser and school P & C committee member Belinda Grocke …

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Tragic death rocks livestock community

WA’s livestock industry has been left shocked and mourning after the death of Esperance-based Landmark livestock agent Peter Gale. Mr Gale, 50, was fatally injured on Saturday in a quad bike accident on the Myrup Road property he shared with his family. Esperance police said he was transferred to the …

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SIX CHARGED | The West Australian

Kalgoorlie detectives have charged a sixth person in relation to the alleged kidnapping and assault of a 26-year-old Somerville man on Tuesday last week. Police this morning said a 23-year-old man had been charged with one count of detaining another with intent to prevent or hinder a person doing an …

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