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New market for aged care

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The new category caters for those who need a hand but aren’t ready for nursing homes. Click here to Read from the source

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Two divers ‘lucky to be alive’ after search

Two divers are “lucky to be alive” after they were found drifting off the Fremantle coast. An emergency search was launched on Friday afternoon when the two divers failed to return from Straggler Reefs. Fremantle Sea Rescue vessels, alongside the Cockburn volunteers and WA Police water boats headed out in search of the duo for more than three hours. The ...

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Teachers’ union says State plans to axe 800 education jobs

The teachers’ union says it does not accept assurances from the WA government that there will be no forced redundancies as it works to cut hundreds of jobs out of education. State School Teachers Union president Pat Byrne said the government planned to cull 800 education jobs as part of 3000 to be cut across the public sector by March ...

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Gigi Hadid out of Victoria's Secret show

Gigi Hadid has pulled out of a Victoria’s Secret show amid a racism row. Supermodel Gigi Hadid says she will not be walking the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai next week, a few months after Chinese internet users accused her of racist behaviour. Hadid said in a post on her Twitter account Friday: “I’m so bummed I won’t be ...

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Holmes scores five as Kangaroos pump Samoa

Valentine Holmes has scored a record five tries for the Kangaroos who have sounded an ominous warning to rival nations with a 46-0 trouncing of Samoa in their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final. Coach Mal Meninga wanted his team to entertain on Friday night, and Australia treated the sellout 13,473 crowd in Darwin with an impressive eight-try rout to move ...

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83 dogs rescued from hot cars just seven weeks

The RSPCA has issued a warning to pet owners not to leave animals in hot cars this summer season. Already 83 dogs have been rescued from parked cars on hot Perth days since October 1 — that’s almost two a day in less than two months. RSPCA WA chief inspector Amanda Swift says the figure shows too many pet owners ...

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Spudshed to give away 200 tonnes of potatoes this weekend

Tony Galati is at it again. Perth’s spud king Tony Galati will be giving away 200 tonnes of potatoes this weekend. Mr Galati says it is his way of thanking Perth families for their support over the potato deregulation decision. “We’re gonna give away 100 tonnes of spuds each day – 100 tonnes on Saturday and 100 tonnes on Sunday,” ...

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Pulver: ‘We’re not responsible’ for Rugby WA’s fight

Rugby Australia (RA) has rejected claims it was responsible for RugbyWA entering voluntary administration as the bitter fallout from the Western Force’s axing continued. RA is chasing the state body for costs over the failed legal fight — arbitration and in the NSW Supreme Court — to save the Super Rugby club. RA initially chased Rugby WA (RWA) for about ...

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Plans to make Perth airport hub for Asia flights

[unable to retrieve full-text content]It means major upgrades planned, including a new domestic terminal and runway. Click here to Read from the source

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