Kids’ creativity impresses as science takes centrestage

National Science Week kicked off on Sunday with children as young as five gathering at the Museum of the Goldfields for activities that would test their imagination and creativity. Organised by the Goldfields Education Mining Industry Alliance, the activities, which ran from 10am to 2pm on Sunday, were designed to …

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Mario Mandzukic calls time on Croatia career | Football News

Mario Mandzukic’s final Croatia appearance came in the 4-2 defeat to France in this summer’s World Cup final Mario Mandzukic has called time on his international career, saying the runners-up medal he achieved with Croatia at the World Cup this summer has made his decision ‘easier’. The 32-year-old scored for …

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Sandalwood oil factory gets off to a slick start

Sales from a new sandalwood oil factory in Kalgoorlie-Boulder partly owned by Aboriginal traditional owners from the northern Goldfields have tipped more than $1 million in its first year. Dutjahn Sandalwood Oils chief executive Keith Drage said the West Kalgoorlie facility had broken even since it was opened by WA …

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Push to cut payroll ‘fine’

Payroll taxes for regional businesses would be halved or axed completely under a proposal to be moved by Member for Mining and Pastoral Robin Scott in Parliament this week. The One Nation politician labelled the levy a “fine imposed for employing people”, and said the Government should support and reward …

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