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‘Bringing WA out of the dark ages’: Three-bin system to be rolled out across Perth

“You only have to go to a primary school to meet schoolkids these days to know that younger people want to participate in more recycling, [and see] more reuse and less rubbish in our environment. “We’re going to work cooperatively with local councils across the state to make sure we …

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Dogs embrace underdog status ahead of North showdown

Loading North crushed Carlton in round one and were too strong for Greater Western Sydney in the wet at Drummoyne Oval on Friday night. Experienced Bulldogs defender Tiarna Ernst said after her side’s win over the Cats that North presented a stern test. “They’re an impressive unit. They’re moving the …

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Confronting aged care inquiry likely to uncover ugly truths as PM boosts funding

It was sparked in part by the revelations of abuse and poor treatment of dementia patients at Adelaide’s state government-run Oakden nursing home. The prime minister announced the commission last September, warning it would be confronting. “I think we should brace ourselves for some pretty bruising information about the way …

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Sex, lies and tabloids: How billionaires can get even

Theirs is a tale of two billionaires – Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com fame and Peter Thiel, the co-founder of  PayPal. So different in style and temperament, the two men have each found their sex lives splashed in public against their wills in separate tabloid “gotchas”. But they have tangled with …

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‘Smacks of judicial activism’: Nationals MPs accused of contempt of court after Rocky Hill decision

Independent Upper House MP Jeremy Buckingham has fired off a letter to the registrar of the court saying he believes Mr Johnsen’s comments “may be in contempt of … court and bring the court and its decisions into disrepute”. Loading Chief judge of the court, Brian Preston, had factored in the impacts …

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‘The ball is in his court’: Gallen says he’s not stalling SBW fight

“There’s no point asking me, you know the answer there,” Gallen said. “It’s been spoken about since my first fight, the Fight For Life in 2012. Straight away it came out ‘Gallen-Sonny, Gallen-Sonny!’ “I was like ‘Nah, he’s a good fighter’. Two years later I said ‘let’s do it’, that …

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One dead, two injured in fatal crash in WA’s South West

A man has died and two others are in hospital after they were involved in a car crash in WA’s South West on Saturday morning. One man has died and two others taken to hospital following a car crash in Pemberton. Credit:St John Ambulance Police officers were called to Gloucester …

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Reds skipper Kerevi aims to build on partnership with childhood friend

“Me and Chris have been playing together since high school, and even before that when we were like eight, nine,” Kerevi said. “We’re pretty confident with each other. “But 100 per cent; Thorny has spoken to me about that (looking to spread the ball more); it’s about adding that to …

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Family of missing man thrown off tinny joins search in north Qld

Paramedics treated one man suffering from facial and suspected spinal injuries who was then taken to Ayr Hospital in a stable condition. Police had coordinated a search with water police, swift water rescue crews, a helicopter and a number of other vessels. The search was called off about midnight but …

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Why the Sport of Kings needs return of the Queen more than ever

More than 500 people rolled up, some wearing Winx caps and polos, and there was a round of applause as she returned to scale. Jockey Hugh Bowman had never seen anything like it at a track gallop. Winx appears to have just four more races before she goes to stud and …

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