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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Government admits time has run out to pass priority bills The Western Australian Government has said it has run out of time to pass all
WA Government admits time has run out to pass priority bills
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
The Western Australian Government has said it has run out of time to pass all of its priority bills before Parliament rises ahead of the election. With only nine sitting weeks remaining,... Read more
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Perth Now
Left is right for visiting WA driversmessage to visitors who are used to driving on the right. It is all part of a
Left is right for visiting WA drivers
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
message to visitors who are used to driving on the right. It is all part of a wide-reaching road safety blitz by the WA Government and the Road Safety Commission as authorities scramble to curb the state’s rising road toll, which stands at... Read more
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Football Australia
Perth Glory set to host former Asian Champions Iraq in friendlyattract the calibre of a World Cup qualifier to Perth, there’s a lot of commerc
Perth Glory set to host former Asian Champions Iraq in friendly
Football Australia / Posted 3 days ago
attract the calibre of a World Cup qualifier to Perth, there’s a lot of commercial arrangements in place between the WA government and FFA and the Asian Football Confederation so protection of those commercial arrangements, they don’t want to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA government agencies 'risk misleading public over financial reports'WA government agencies risk misleading public over financial reports, auditor-g
WA government agencies 'risk misleading public over financial reports'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
WA government agencies risk misleading public over financial reports, auditor-general finds Public sector transparency could be undermined and the public misled by the failure of some West Australian Government agencies to properly disclose... Read more
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Perth Now
Government bodies rapped for sloppy reportsAN AUDIT of 50 WA government agencies has found 18 of them made errors, omitted
Government bodies rapped for sloppy reports
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
AN AUDIT of 50 WA government agencies has found 18 of them made errors, omitted details or didn’t comply with mandatory disclosure obligations in annual reports. “These agencies either failed to include the audited version of the financial... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Baby sleep school saved my sanitybetween secular and Islamist rule icon-abc-article Desperate measures: What th
Baby sleep school saved my sanity
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
between secular and Islamist rule icon-abc-article Desperate measures: What the Bastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed, but democracy didn't win icon-abc-article WA Government divided on Western Pow... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Quiz: How much do you know about farts and flatulence?between secular and Islamist rule icon-abc-article Desperate measures: What th
Quiz: How much do you know about farts and flatulence?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
between secular and Islamist rule icon-abc-article Desperate measures: What the Bastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed, but democracy didn't win icon-abc-article WA Government divided on Western Pow... Read more
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Perth Now
Federer to play at Hopman Cuplegend Roger Federer will play at the Hopman Cup early next year, the first tim
Federer to play at Hopman Cup
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
legend Roger Federer will play at the Hopman Cup early next year, the first time he has played in Perth in 15 years. The WA Government announced that Federer, the world number three and 17-time grand slam champion will headline the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Federer to play at Hopman Cuplegend Roger Federer will play at the Hopman Cup early next year, the first tim
Federer to play at Hopman Cup
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
legend Roger Federer will play at the Hopman Cup early next year, the first time he has played in Perth in 15 years. The WA Government announced that Federer, the world number three and 17-time grand slam champion will headline the... Read more
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WA Today
Students' qualifications in doubt across WA due to 'bogus courses'government regulator, the Australian Skills Quality Authority, said ASQA had be
Students' qualifications in doubt across WA due to 'bogus courses'
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
government regulator, the Australian Skills Quality Authority, said ASQA had been in high-level discussions with the WA government with the shared priority of ensuring "students will not be adversely affected by AICT's unauthorised... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Call for more research into antidepressants and obesity linkBastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed,
Call for more research into antidepressants and obesity link
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Bastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed, but democracy didn't win icon-abc-article WA Government divided on Western Power sale icon-abc-article Mike Pence: Donald Trump's very presidential... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Why women choose to give birth at homeBastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed,
Why women choose to give birth at home
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Bastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed, but democracy didn't win icon-abc-article WA Government divided on Western Power sale icon-abc-article Mike Pence: Donald Trump's very presidential... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bodyweight exercises you can do at homeBastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed,
Bodyweight exercises you can do at home
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Bastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed, but democracy didn't win icon-abc-article WA Government divided on Western Power sale icon-abc-article Mike Pence: Donald Trump's very presidential... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Parents of premature babies 'more likely to suffer depression'Bastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed,
Parents of premature babies 'more likely to suffer depression'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Bastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed, but democracy didn't win icon-abc-article WA Government divided on Western Power sale icon-abc-article Mike Pence: Donald Trump's very presidential... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Peer support for suicide attempt survivors trialledBastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed,
Peer support for suicide attempt survivors trialled
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Bastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed, but democracy didn't win icon-abc-article WA Government divided on Western Power sale icon-abc-article Mike Pence: Donald Trump's very presidential... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bodyweight exercises you can do at homeBastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed,
Bodyweight exercises you can do at home
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Bastille Day attack tells us about IS icon-abc-article The Turkey coup failed, but democracy didn't win icon-abc-article WA Government divided on Western Power sale icon-abc-article Mike Pence: Donald Trump's very presidential... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hundreds of hospital workers sign asbestos registerto be sworn in as the minister first. We do have a caretaker government," he sa
Hundreds of hospital workers sign asbestos register
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
to be sworn in as the minister first. We do have a caretaker government," he said. "I am sure they will release it." The WA Government plans to begin accepting outpatients to the $1.2 billion hospital in October as part of a staged opening... Read more
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Perth Now
Call for asbestos review to be publicpanels at the new Perth Children’s Hospital were found to contain white asbesto
Call for asbestos review to be public
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
panels at the new Perth Children’s Hospital were found to contain white asbestos, or chrysotile. Laboratory tests by the WA Government and the construction union, the CFMEU, showed asbestos concentration in the certified asbestos-free panels to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
What is Munchausen by internet?captured in images icon-abc-article IS claims responsibility for Nice attack a
What is Munchausen by internet?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
captured in images icon-abc-article IS claims responsibility for Nice attack as police make more arrests icon-abc-article WA Government divided on Western Power sale icon-abc-article Mike Pence: Donald Trump's very presidential... Read more
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Perth Now
Builders were warned of asbestos riskbuilding industry contained asbestos. The Sunday Times can reveal separate lab
Builders were warned of asbestos risk
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
building industry contained asbestos. The Sunday Times can reveal separate laboratory tests, commissioned by the WA Government and the construction union, the CFMEU, showed asbestos concentrations at about 7.5 per cent. Union state... Read more
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Perth Now
International sport to open new stadiumwould likely “fill the stadium”. “FFA is ready to make a case (to the FA for a
International sport to open new stadium
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
would likely “fill the stadium”. “FFA is ready to make a case (to the FA for a Socceroos v England match in Perth) if the WA Government and its agencies are committed to having a world-class football event to open the new Perth Stadium,” FFA chief... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Asbestos scare prompts investigation of 10 more WA buildingsthe number could be even higher. While Peter Gow would not name them all, he s
Asbestos scare prompts investigation of 10 more WA buildings
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
the number could be even higher. While Peter Gow would not name them all, he said they included private buildings and key WA government projects, like the new Perth Stadium, Fiona Stanley Hospital and Perth Children's Hospital. Concrete roof... Read more
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Perth Now
WA government Roe 8 appeal successfulOpponents to the federal-backed Perth Freight Link have vowed to take their fig
WA government Roe 8 appeal successful
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
Opponents to the federal-backed Perth Freight Link have vowed to take their fight to the High Court after the WA government won an appeal to reverse a decision that invalidated environmental approval for the $1.9 billion project. The Perth Freight... Read more
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Adelaide Now
WA government Roe 8 appeal successfulOpponents to the federal-backed Perth Freight Link have vowed to take their fig
WA government Roe 8 appeal successful
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
Opponents to the federal-backed Perth Freight Link have vowed to take their fight to the High Court after the WA government won an appeal to reverse a decision that invalidated environmental approval for the $1.9 billion project. The Perth Freight... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
What is Munchausen by internet?How a Lake District shepherd gained a flock of followers on Twitter icon-abc-a
What is Munchausen by internet?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
How a Lake District shepherd gained a flock of followers on Twitter icon-abc-article Win for WA Government as court upholds Roe 8 appeal icon-abc-article Farage will be in the crowd when Trump gets the nod next... Read more
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Perth Now
State of Origin clash proposed for Perthrivalries, the State of Origin rugby league between NSW and Queensland. A deal
State of Origin clash proposed for Perth
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
rivalries, the State of Origin rugby league between NSW and Queensland. A deal has reportedly been done between the WA Government and the National Rugby League that will bring game two of the 2019 series to Perth. It is believed to be the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Asbestos-tainted Chinese firm's Australian projects 'need investigation'hospital could have far wider implications for other Australian projects that u
Asbestos-tainted Chinese firm's Australian projects 'need investigation'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
hospital could have far wider implications for other Australian projects that use the same major Chinese supplier, a senior WA Government official has warned. Key points: The WA State Government confirmed white asbestos was detected in one of the... Read more
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WA Today
Plan favours bigger WA remote communitiesA long-awaited WA government report on the future of remote indigenous communit
Plan favours bigger WA remote communities
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
A long-awaited WA government report on the future of remote indigenous communities doesn't overtly refer to closures controversially flagged in late 2014, but promises to direct funding towards 10 of the biggest. When Premier Colin Barnett said up... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Future of remote communities revealed in long-awaited reportAboriginal community reforms unveiled; small out-stations to lose services The
Future of remote communities revealed in long-awaited report
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Aboriginal community reforms unveiled; small out-stations to lose services The WA Government has laid out its plan to overhaul the servicing of Aboriginal communities, with Indigenous leaders involved in the process describing it as a... Read more
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WA Today
Protest planned: Gymnastics Australia vows to fight WAIS centre closureoperating for 28 years, comes on the eve of the Rio Olympics and has been descr
Protest planned: Gymnastics Australia vows to fight WAIS centre closure
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
operating for 28 years, comes on the eve of the Rio Olympics and has been described as a huge blow to women's sport. The WA government-funded centre has produced nine Olympians, 10 Commonwealth Games representatives and several World Championship... Read more
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WA Today
'Very cruel and short sighted': Elite Perth gymnast centre axed by WAISto make but would help maximise WA athlete opportunities within the available r
'Very cruel and short sighted': Elite Perth gymnast centre axed by WAIS
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
to make but would help maximise WA athlete opportunities within the available resources, to represent Australia. The WA government-funded centre has produced nine Olympians, 10 Commonwealth Games representatives and several World Championship... Read more
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Perth Now
Road safety blitz to use ‘zero heroes’POSITIVE reinforcement will be used to help cut the road toll, with the WA Gove
Road safety blitz to use ‘zero heroes’
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
POSITIVE reinforcement will be used to help cut the road toll, with the WA Government launching an Australia-first campaign praising drivers who have not accrued any demerits on Sunday. Police Minister Liza Harvey said there were 800,000 West... Read more
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WA Today
Wittenoom’s indigenous legacy: the world’s worst mesothelioma ratemedical help. Today, Wittenoom is a ghost town, closed down in 1966 because of
Wittenoom’s indigenous legacy: the world’s worst mesothelioma rate
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
medical help. Today, Wittenoom is a ghost town, closed down in 1966 because of health concerns and de-gazetted by the WA Government in 2007. The landscape is littered with the microscopic asbestos fibres that, when inhaled, can pierce the... Read more
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Perth Now
Pressure grows over unpaid WA subbiesThe WA Government has been accused of abandoning the State’s small businesses a
Pressure grows over unpaid WA subbies
Perth Now / Posted 19 days ago
The WA Government has been accused of abandoning the State’s small businesses as increasing numbers of subcontractors complain about not being paid for work on government projects. Many subcontractors on the government’s multi-billion dollar... Read more
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WA Today
Surfers, divers rejoice after UWA gives Shark Shield seal of approvalwhen the shield was present. Surfing legend Tom Carroll is a brand ambassador f
Surfers, divers rejoice after UWA gives Shark Shield seal of approval
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
when the shield was present. Surfing legend Tom Carroll is a brand ambassador for the Shark Shield. Photo: Tim Bauer The WA government boosted the research with over $220,000, which was carried out in Mossell Bay in South Africa in 2014. UWA... Read more
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Perth Now
Shark attack victim was loving mumin the water monitoring the operation. It is understood they have deployed thr
Shark attack victim was loving mum
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
in the water monitoring the operation. It is understood they have deployed three baited drumlines. Last Wednesday, the WA Government initiated its controversial “Catch and Kill’’ policy to snare a 4.2m great white after Mr Gerring was fatally... Read more
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Perth Now
Support low for Perth shark kills: surveyof serious and fatal shark bites. The WA survey results, released Wednesday, f
Support low for Perth shark kills: survey
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
of serious and fatal shark bites. The WA survey results, released Wednesday, found 75 per cent of respondents wanted the WA Government to use nonlethal responses following a shark bite incident. That included educating the public (14 per cent),... Read more
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Perth Now
Drivers face 1m gap law around cyclistslaws. But The Sunday Times can reveal a trial is now set to happen as discussi
Drivers face 1m gap law around cyclists
Perth Now / Posted 22 days ago
laws. But The Sunday Times can reveal a trial is now set to happen as discussions ramp up between cycle groups and the WA Government. The timing coincides with a new code of conduct drafted by WestCycle to ease the tensions on the state’s... Read more
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WA Today
Lloyd Rayney says probe into wife Corryn's murder a 'nine-year' farceof the complaints were sustained. Investigations have been completed," the comm
Lloyd Rayney says probe into wife Corryn's murder a 'nine-year' farce
WA Today / Posted 23 days ago
of the complaints were sustained. Investigations have been completed," the commissioner said. Mr Rayney, who is suing the WA government for defamation after being named by a senior policeman in 2007 as "the prime and only suspect", believes the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Government defends 'staggering' country road toll The State Government has defended the state's road toll amid a staggering num
WA Government defends 'staggering' country road toll
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
The State Government has defended the state's road toll amid a staggering number of country road deaths this year. The number of Western Australia's total road deaths to date in 2016 is 88, and... Read more
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Perth Now
Eagle backs no-fault bid after mate ‘abandoned’EAGLES footballer Jeremy McGovern has called on the WA Government to adopt a no
Eagle backs no-fault bid after mate ‘abandoned’
Perth Now / Posted 24 days ago
EAGLES footballer Jeremy McGovern has called on the WA Government to adopt a no-fault third-party insurance scheme so more people like his best mate Warrick Proudlove aren’t “abandoned by the system”. The West Coast star this week visited Mr... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Barnett says Bunbury-Albany gas pipeline deadline won't be metdeadline won't be met The completion of the Bunbury to Albany gas pipeline cou
Barnett says Bunbury-Albany gas pipeline deadline won't be met
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
deadline won't be met The completion of the Bunbury to Albany gas pipeline could be more than three years away after the WA Government refused to commit to completing the project in its second term. The Dampier to Bunbury pipeline extension was... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Government 'very optimistic' about proposal to extend pipeline to AlbanyWA Government 'very optimistic' about proposal to extend gas pipeline to Albany
WA Government 'very optimistic' about proposal to extend pipeline to Albany
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
WA Government 'very optimistic' about proposal to extend gas pipeline to Albany The West Australian Government is considering an unsolicited proposal to extend the Dampier to Bunbury gas pipeline to Albany after it promised progress by 2016. State... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Attack on Islamic school prompts call for WA religious vilification legislationis an escalation of these activities from these people." Mr Rajan said the lat
Attack on Islamic school prompts call for WA religious vilification legislation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
is an escalation of these activities from these people." Mr Rajan said the latest attack highlighted the need for the WA Government to introduce legislation covering religious vilification. "There are provisions in the Criminal Code that... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Indigenous land owners welcome relisting of sacred WA sitesite in the Pilbara has regained its status as an Aboriginal sacred site severa
Indigenous land owners welcome relisting of sacred WA site
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
site in the Pilbara has regained its status as an Aboriginal sacred site several years after it was withdrawn by the WA Government. In 2013, a Government committee concluded the freshwater around Port Hedland, which makes up the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
WA extends port discount for junior minershas extended the discount in port charges it offered to help junior miners cope
WA extends port discount for junior miners
Sky News Australia / Posted 25 days ago
has extended the discount in port charges it offered to help junior miners cope with the downturn in iron ore prices. The WA government has announced it will extend the discount on exports from the Utah Point facility in Port Hedland until June... Read more
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Perth Now
WA extends port discount for junior minershas extended the discount in port charges it offered to help junior miners cope
WA extends port discount for junior miners
Perth Now / Posted 25 days ago
has extended the discount in port charges it offered to help junior miners cope with the downturn in iron ore prices. The WA government has announced it will extend the discount on exports from the Utah Point facility in Port Hedland until June... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
WA extends port discount for junior minershas extended the discount in port charges it offered to help junior miners cope
WA extends port discount for junior miners
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
has extended the discount in port charges it offered to help junior miners cope with the downturn in iron ore prices. The WA government has announced it will extend the discount on exports from the Utah Point facility in Port Hedland until June... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA's sex offender release laws to be strengthenedprompted review Photo: The review was prompted following the release of danger
WA's sex offender release laws to be strengthened
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
prompted review Photo: The review was prompted following the release of dangerous sex offender TJD in March 2014. The WA Government will introduce laws making it more difficult for high-risk sex offenders to be released into the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
WA extends port discount for junior minershas extended the discount in port charges it offered to help junior miners cope
WA extends port discount for junior miners
Adelaide Now / Posted 25 days ago
has extended the discount in port charges it offered to help junior miners cope with the downturn in iron ore prices. The WA government has announced it will extend the discount on exports from the Utah Point facility in Port Hedland until June... Read more
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