Western Australia

"Let me die in my country"

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Australia

Bigfoot, the Kraken and night parrots: searching for the mythical or mysterious

It’s remarkable how little we know about Earth. How many species do we share this planet with? We don’t know, but estimates vary from millions to a …

Nature

WA still the worst economy: CommSec

Western Australia has been named the nation's worst performing economy for the third consecutive quarter in CommSec's latest State of the States …

Australian News

WA Premier says marriage equality a ‘bogeyman’ for homophobes

<i>Western Australia’s new premier is Labor leader Mark McGowan. Matthew Wade spoke with him about what the new state government has planned to address</i> …

Australian News

Australian police stop 12-year-old's coast-to-coast drive

A boy's solo car drive across Australia's remote outback has been ended by police, at the 1,300 kilometer (807 mile)-mark at Broken Hill. The 12-year old had covered a third of the coast-to-coast distance to Perth.<p>Police only pulled the boy over on Saturday after spotting that the bumper of the car …

World News

Sharks: deter rather than cull, says Western Australia premier

Laeticia Brouwer, 17, was killed by a shark in Esperance on Easter Monday but Mark McGowan waited to comment as he did not want to politicise the issue<p>The premier of Western Australia remains in favour of personal devices to deter sharks instead of culling, nets and drumlines following the death of …

Australia

Tube Of The Year Nominee - Bradley Norris

Thursday, April 13, 2017<p>The Right, Western Australia May 16, 2016.<p>Brad Norris is one excitable guy. At the tender age of 26 he has been towed into …

Hawaii

17-year-old Girl Dies After Being Mauled By Shark In Australia

Photo by Elias Levy (Wiki Commons)<p>Great white shark<p>A 17-year-old girl was killed by a shark in Western Australia. She was surfing with her father …

Australia

How do you stop sharks attacking?

<b>How do you stop a great white shark, a creature that can grow up to six metres in length and weigh more than a tonne?</b><p>It is a question that has dogged authorities in those countries where people suffer attacks by sharks (great white and others). Attacks continue to happen, and as long as they do, so …

Australian News

Regional meat processors struggling to find local workers

Abattoir owner Coll MacRury has been forced to employ foreign workers at his company's meat processing plant in Western Australia, having struggled …

Employment Law

Teen surfing with her dad killed by shark

PERTH, Australia — A 17-year-old surfer was killed by a shark Monday off Australia’s south coast, police said.<p>The girl was surfing with her father …

Fish

Texting bays to be trialled in Western Australia

Yahoo7<p>Ten years ago it wasn't even a concern but texting behind the wheel is making driving more dangerous than ever before.<p>Close<p>Stop Video Replay …

Australian News

Teenage girl dies after her leg bitten off by shark in Australia

A seventeen-year-old girl died after being attacked by a shark while surfing alongside her father during a beachside family holiday in Australia.<p>The girl was bitten on the leg near Esperance, a town in south-west Australia, while her mother and two younger sisters watched from the beach.<p>She was …

Florida

Virtual Health gives rural Australia access to specialists

It all started small with some doctors and a video conferencing link—one doctor in Perth and a clinician maybe a doctor maybe a nurse in a far-flung …

Australia

Western Australia's Only Hope Is Desalination

Citizens of Australia, the driest continent not named Antarctica, have grown accustomed to heatwaves and droughts. But as climate change exacerbates …

Water

Top 5 Wilderness Lodges In Australia

Top 5 Wilderness Lodges In Australia<p>In "Accommodation"<p>Near the top of Western Australia sits the Ningaloo Reef. This reef is incredible, largely …

Australia

Move Over East Coast // Why We Have Fallen in Love with Western Australia!

Ok, so I’m just going to come out and say it … sorry east coast Australia, but when it comes to the best state in the Land Down Under, WA gets my …

Travel

Unemployment up in WA as more jobseekers join market

Western Australia's unemployment rate rises despite an increase in the number of people in work in the state, with the number of jobseekers reaching …

Australia

Finally! The most popular Aussie baby names of 2016 revealed

If you’ve been holding your breath waiting for the big reveal like we have, you can finally rejoice! The numbers for Australia’s top 100 baby names …

Babies

15 Amazing Wildlife Encounters in Western Australia

Western Australia (WA) is the largest state in Australia and attracts over 10 million visitors each year. It not only boasts some of the best beaches …

New Zealand

Massive invasion of slimy sea creatures keeps surfers out of water; video

Two surfers in Western Australia changed their minds about getting into the water on the coast of Exmouth on Saturday when they discovered a massive …

Nature

Cashless welfare a success: Tudge

Liberal MP Alan Tudge has told Sky News he believes the cashless welfare card is a success, but it won't be rolled out nationally.<p>The program has …

Poverty

Plan for 30 Croatian Smart Benches in Australia by End of 2017

The Croatian company behind ‘the world’s best smart street bench’ hope to install 30 in different locations in Australia by the end of the …

Australia

Census reveals the 'typical Australian'

The "typical Australian" is a married 38-year-old woman with two children, who was born in Australia and is of English ancestry, according to 2016 …

Australian News

WA Labor readying to implement uranium mining ban

Western Australia's new resources minister says the McGowan Labor government will consider reintroducing a 'uranium clause' to mining leases in the …

Australian News

Visiting Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks WA

<i>Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks two very special beaches located in an area of Western Australia known as the Rainbow Coast. That name alone should</i> …

New Zealand

Discover a post-apocalyptic fantasy novel set among the varied landscapes and wildlife of Western Australia: Children of the Different by S. C. Flynn

Children of the Different 3.9 stars – 36 reviewsKindle Price: 99 centsEveryday Price:$4.99Text-to-Speech and Lending: EnabledAvailable on …

Fantasy Fiction

Why are our Indigenous youths committing suicide?

WHEN I was little, I saw my fair share of people doing it tough. Hell, I was one of them.<p>We had no money, no electricity. Domestic violence was rife. …

Australia

Peter 'Joli' Wilson reports from Western Australia

<b>Photo Blogs</b><p><b>Epic event samples wide array of West Oz surf and crowns women's event winner</b><p><b>Surfersvillage Global Surf News</b>, 8 April, 2017 - He's …

Surfing

Photographer Captures Rare Purple Lightning During Storm

Photographer Jeff Miles was taking photographs of the night sky in Western Australia on Tuesday when he witnessed a bright purple lightning …

Photography