Luke the king of shearing

Luke Harding was crowned champion of this year’s Pingelly Shears last Saturday. With 75.700 points, Harding placed first in front of Callum O’Brien (76.750) who is currently in New Zealand representing Australia at the Golden Shears. Finishing in third place was Damien Boyle with 78.350 points. Pingelly local Kim Turvey …

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Sheep nabbed from Marvel Loch

A reported 120 sheep were stolen from a Marvel Loch property about 200km west of Kalgoorlie in February, just days after the issue of rural crime was raised in State Parliament. A Marvel Loch station manager reported the incident to Southern Cross police on February 20 after first noticing his …

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Wool group in effort to thrash out changes

Australia’s wool industry is on tenterhooks waiting to find out whether Australian Wool Innovation will hold a meeting to discuss major changes to its constitution. It has been seven months since Ernst & Young handed down an independent review into AWI’s performance and governance. The wool research and marketing body …

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Kenworth’s big sleep | The West Australian

Kenworth has widened the appeal of its T610 all-round heavy-duty workhorse following industry analysis and input from its dealer network. The new compact sleeper enables operators to offer drivers comfortable and independent rest options within the tight length and payload envelopes imposed by regulations. The T610 is now available with …

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Push for jobs plan for NDIS

The head of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s top disability support group says the State Government needs a plan to fill jobs in the disability sector in regional WA that are expected to boom with the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Goldfields Individual and Family Support Association chief executive Robert Hicks said …

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