Western Australia

Disappointment Rock in Norseman, Australia

There is a strong tradition of negative place names in Australia: Witness such places as "Useless Loop," "Suicide Bay" and the four different hills …

Weird

Taj Burrow saves 12-year-old surfer during his kids surf contest in Western Australia

Recently-retired pro surfer Taj Burrow may no longer compete, but he’s still a legend. During his annual Taj’s Small Fries surf contest for surfers …

Australia

Western Australia – The Unknown Side of Oz You Need to See

Not many people think about exploring Western Australia (WA), or even think to include it in their plans when first visiting Oz. As the country’s …

New Zealand

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"Many of the industries likely to disappoint this year have performed strongly in recent years, but research suggests boom times for these industries …

Construction

Hanson won't say who gave her Trump tickets

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson says a US congressman gave her two tickets to Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, but she won't say who.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Asia Dry Bulk-Capesize Rates to Slip; Low Demand, Overcapacity Weigh

Freight rates for large capesize dry cargo ships on key Asian routes are likely to drift lower as tonnage volumes outpace cargo demand even as owners …

Logistics

Man questioned over Perth teen shooting

A 25-year-old man is being questioned over a shooting in Perth's east last week and his car has also been seized by police in Western Australia's …

Australian News

X-Thusiast Featured Photographer Michael Pilsworth

Our first X-Thusiast featured photographer of 2017 is Michael Pilsworth, who hails from Western Australia and enjoys wedding landscape and coastal …

Photography

Australia | Brisbane, Regional Queensland, Regional Victoria, Regional NSW, Tasmania, Perth, Northern Territory, Regional Western Australia, Sydney, Melbourne, South Australia | Preparing your tech for business growth Landing page

Preparing your tech for business growth<p>There’s no getting away from it. If you’re going to grow your business, your technology needs to come along for the ride. Not only that: it will actually dictate how well you can implement growth strategies, how much you can take advantage of new …

Australia

A kitesurfer had a near miss with a great white shark in Western Australia

Photo: Isabelle Fabre/ Facebook.<p>A travel blogger has captured the moment she had an uncomfortably close encounter with a great white shark in Western …

Australian News

How mentoring helps Aboriginal teens create new futures

Ninety-three percent of AIME’s 12th-grade Aboriginal students graduated from high school, exceeding Australia's overall graduation rate.<p>January 15, …

Education

4.9 Kilometer Road Gets An Upgrade in Just 2 Days

January 14, 2017<p>The residential area in Western Australia, called the Shire of Moora, set up a drone in order to film a road upgrade. The area in …

Australia

Just Look at How Quickly This Crew Paves a Road

The definition of satisfying.<p>Far, far away in a remote stretch of nowhere in particular, a big ol' truck paints a black stripe. More trucks follow behind laying down fine pieces of rock over the asphalt. And that's it.<p>This video contains little more than a drone's-eye view of a road-building crew …

Consumer Technology

7 extraordinary adventures in Western Australia you'll want to book now

With direct flights between Perth and Europe announced, it’s time to start planning your adventure to Australia’s biggest and most surprising state<p>1: …

New Zealand

Photography Adventures in Western Australia

The winners of Wanderlust’s Photo of the Year competition 2015 won an amazing photo assignment to Western Australia. We caught up with them to find …

Australia

Would-Be Kingmaker Calls Out Iron Giants in Throwback Tax Battle - Bloomberg

The world’s biggest mining companies producing iron ore from Australia aren’t paying their fair share in taxes, according to a lawmaker who wants a …

Australia

This Video Of A Road Being Surfaced Is Ridiculously Satisfying

So far, more than 14 million people have watched the mesmerizing footage.<p>Who knew that watching a road being surfaced could be so enjoyable?<p>Aerial footage of trucks laying bitumen in rural Western Australia is going viral, with more than 14 million views on Facebook so far.<p>One truck hypnotically …

Australia

Glory blow as Risdon signals exit

Risdon re-signed on a one-year deal in 2016 and has been at the centre of frantic contract negotiations over recent weeks.<p>But club CEO Peter …

Australia

Sayona begins exploration at Mallina

Sayona Mining has commenced its first phase exploration program at the Mallina project which is located in the world-class Pilgangoora lithium …

Australian News

Rod Culleton Has Written A Bizarre Letter To The Queen To Save His Senate Seat

Exclusive: the former One Nation senator claims every politician could be sitting in parliament illegally because of a legal loophole.<p>Former One Nation senator Rod Culleton has penned a bizarre letter to the Queen claiming all politicians are in parliament illegally, in a final bid to keep his …

Government

Western Australia about to get its first uranium mine

Western Australia's first uranium mine seems closer than ever after the state's Environment Minister Albert Jacob greenlighted Toro Energy’s …

Australia

Commodities Bust Crushes Incomes, House Prices, & Rents in Western Australia

<b>“Ponzi finance schemes are struck firmly in reverse gear.”</b><p>Perth, the capital of the state of Western Australia (WA), “hitched itself to the largest …

Housing

Calls for fresh inquiry into 457 visas after revelations rig workers are dodging tax

The West Australian branch of the Maritime Union of Australia has called for a royal commission into the 457 visa program after revelations a US …

Australian News

Affluent suburbs feel heat from rising property costs

Property buyers in some of the nation’s swankiest suburbs are among those under most stress keeping up mortgage repayments, according to an analysis …

Budgeting

Man left in freezing shark infested water for six hours after being dragged out of boat by fish

Image: Shutterstock/Martin Prochazkacz<p>A MAN HAS survived for hours in cold, shark-infested waters after being dragged out of his boat as he struggled …

News (Ireland)

Shark tales: Martin Clunes dives off Western Australia

Magical creatures and remote communities excite the actor and writer, who immerses himself in Australia’s coastal waters for his new TV series<p><b>There are lots of remote communities in Australia, but there’s something different about an island</b>. Maybe it’s the water, a kind of moat mentality. I’ve …

Australia

Australia’s climate in 2016 – a year of two halves as El Niño unwound

For Australia’s climate, 2016 was a year of two halves. The year started with one of the strongest El Niño events on record in place in the Pacific …

Climate

Angola LNG resumes production

Meanwhile Chevron, as operator of the Gorgon LNG venture offshore Western Australia, told Reuters news agency that Gorgon train 1 resumed operations …

Angola

Fish drags man into shark-infested waters

A man has survived for hours in cold, shark-infested waters after being dragged out of his boat as he struggled to land a large fish in Australia, …

Fish

Alex Duncan-Kemp joins Artemis board

Artemis Resources (ASX: ARV) has appointed experienced mining executive and mining engineer Alex Duncan-Kemp to its board, as executive director, as …

Australian News