Donated fire truck hot stuff for TAFE students

A fire truck might not be at the top of your wish list, but it was a welcome donation to Central Regional TAFE’s Kalgoorlie campus recently. BHP Nickel West donated the fire tender truck, to be located inside the Trades block and used by students from a variety of specialisations …

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Labor queries use of diplomatic residence

Australia’s ambassador to the United States, Joe Hockey, is the director of two businesses which have their registered address as the official residence in Washington DC, a parliamentary committee has heard. Labor senator Penny Wong asked Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade officials about Mr Hockey’s directorship of companies, Xai …

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Markets aim to strike a chord

Esperance residents are invited to enjoy an evening showcasing local artisans and musicians with Museum Village’s first Twilight Markets tonight. The community event was organised off the back of the recent successful launch of one of the Village’s clothing designers, which included live music and food vendors and brought a …

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Cougars on their mettle for Buccs game in Geraldton

Adam Nener suited up against the likes of Mat Wundenberg and Aaron Ralph when he played basketball for Willetton and later Cockburn. Now he’s coaching against them. “They were good then, they’re still good and lead by example,” Nener said. “Throw in (Willie) Conner and (Colton) Lasher and they’ve got …

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Cyclone likely to form off Kimberley coast tonight

A tropical low sitting 250km off the Kimberley coast is likely to intensify into a tropical cyclone tonight. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a warning zone for people between Kalumburu and Cockatoo Island. Gales are possible in the area within 24 hours. A warning zone extends to the tip …

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