Aussies crushed in Indian series decider

Australia’s bid for a rare Test series win in India, so full of promise during the past six weeks, was snuffed out when they suffered an eight-wicket belting early on day four of the Dharamsala decider. Steve Smith’s side threatened to complete Australia’s second Test series win in India since 1969 after shocking the top-ranked side during the series opener ...

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Golfers’ driving ambition angers neighbours

We know golfers can be passionate about improving their game, but this incident in Geraldton is just below par after a resident was left with three golf balls on her roof. A resident says she was shocked when she heard a bang on the roof of her Tarcoola Beach home about 6pm on Friday, March 10. She went outside to ...

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Japan seeks answers in avalanche deaths

Investigators are poring over a Japanese mountain after a massive avalanche tore through a group of high school students and teachers, killing eight, amid questions about why avalanche warnings were ignored and whether they had proper equipment. The avalanche in central Japan on Monday, which struck along some 50 metres of a steep slope just above a ski area, killed ...

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The ‘perfect storm’ gives Broome 7th wettest March day

More than 128mm of rain dumped on Broome in little more than two hours this morning has been described as a “perfect storm” by the Bureau of Meteorology. The skies opened up and it hammered down from about 6am, leaving large parts of Chinatown under water, forcing the closure of one CBD street that had become virtually impassable to traffic. ...

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Australind cast brings life to golden comedy era

Australind Senior Citizens Club cast members Ross McDonald, Elsa Stensholm, Jan Hynes and Beryl Taylor invite people to join them in their latest variety show Walking Back to Happiness which kicks off on Sunday.Picture: Hannelore Hepburn / Harvey-Waroona Reporter The audience is in for a treat when the Australind Senior Citizens Club takes them down memory lane in the show ...

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Ag review calls for sugar deregulation

The Productivity Commission has called for the body that markets most of Australia’s raw sugar exports to lose a lucrative tax break and face greater competition, as debate rages about re-regulation of the sector. QSL works on behalf of seven Queensland milling companies and their canegrower suppliers, generating revenues of around $1.5 billion a year from 3.5 million tonnes of ...

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Ben Cousins jailed for a year

The former West Coast Eagles star had breached restraining orders by contacting his former partner. The former West Coast Eagles star had breached restraining orders by contacting his former partner. Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailCopy page link Click here to Read from the source

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Project maps coast to predict sea levels

Photoshop monitoring, aerial photography and beach width measurement methods will be used along a 200km stretch of coastline as part of an ambitious 10-year study to limit sand erosion. The Peron Naturaliste Partnership incorporates nine local governments working to combat coastal issues from Point Peron to Cape Naturaliste. Rockingham, Mandurah, Murray, Waroona, Harvey, Bunbury, Dardanup, Capel and Busselton’s councils are ...

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Bottle attack earns 18 months jail

When an argument broke out between Paul James Rosewood and his 21-year-old partner he turned to the bottle. It was a decision which would send him to prison and leave her forever with a scar from the gaping 20cm wound he inflicted on her. Rosewood faced Kununurra Magistrate’s Court recently via a video link from Broome Regional Prison on charges ...

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Clinical Tigers coast to premiership four-peat

Railways became only the second team in Albany Cricket Association history to win four straight A-grade premierships after producing one of the most clinical grand final performances on record at Hard North on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers went through the regular season suffering only two losses, as they sharpened their grip on a fourth successive flag by qualifying directly into ...

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