Disqualified senator takes fight to London

Disqualified senator Rod Culleton isn’t giving up his fight against the commonwealth. Rod Culleton, the West Australian ruled ineligible to have been elected a senator by the High Court, isn’t giving up his fight against the commonwealth. Mr Culleton is compiling a submission to present to the UK Privy Council after the Department of Finance said it would pursue him ...

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Specialist team training

South Hedland acting Senior Sergeant Tom Daly.Picture: Picture: Taylar Amonini The Pilbara Policing District is forming a specialist response team that can be deployed at short notice to any serious incident in the Pilbara and across the State if required. The District Support Team is made up of police officers, some with specialist skills, from all over the Pilbara. A ...

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PM spending rest of working week in Qld

Malcolm Turnbull will spend the rest of the working week touring Queensland to spruik the budget. Malcolm Turnbull will spend the rest of the working week touring Queensland to spruik the federal budget. The prime minister is in Brisbane on Wednesday before travelling to Rockhampton and Emerald. Mr Turnbull was in Adelaide on Tuesday to announce the government’s $89 billion ...

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Reading beat Fulham to reach playoff final

Reading edged into the Championship playoff final with a narrow 1-0 home win against Fulham. Reading edged into the Championship playoff final with a narrow 1-0 home win against Fulham on Tuesday, moving through 2-1 on aggregate. Yann Kermorgant’s penalty just after half-time proved decisive as Jaap Stam’s Reading held firm on a tense night. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition ...

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Pell brief sent back to Victoria Police

Advice on historical allegations against Cardinal George Pell has been sent to Victoria Police. Victoria’s Director of Public Prosecutions has handed advice to police over historical sex abuse allegations involving Cardinal George Pell. Victoria Police confirmed in a statement on Tuesday night that it had received advice from the DPP “relating to a current investigation into historical sexual assault allegations”. ...

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WA Police roll out new look uniforms

For the first time ever, WA’s boys and girls in blue are getting a colourful makeover with new uniforms. WA Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan unveiled the new outfit, complete with a touch of red, green and yellow, with the first outing during NAIDOC week. “During NAIDOC week, we’re going to have about 2100 of these uniforms distributed to police officers ...

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Woman accused of lying in Rolf Harris case

A woman who says Rolf Harris groped her when she was 14 has been accused in a London court of lying and seeing the opportunity to jump on a “compensation bandwagon”. The woman, appearing in Southwark Crown Court on Tuesday, was also accused of airbrushing her brother out of her accounts to police because she knew he would not back ...

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Disney World’s Pandora – The World of Avatar

Pandora worldAvatar land comes to life at Disney World Vale Powers Boothe’Deadwood’ actor Powers Boothe dies at 68 EntertainmentHollywood’s dodgy casting practice Mind the gapHollywood: the guys get older, girls stay the same age Click here to Read from the source

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Pandora: Avatar land comes to life at Disney World

It’s not a movie set, but visitors to Disney World’s new Pandora — The World of Avatar land are in for a cinematic experience. The nearly 5ha piece of land, inspired by the Avatar movie, opens in Florida this month at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom. It cost half-a-billion dollars to build. The marquee attraction is Flight of Passage, where ...

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Emma Milner drops everything for real estate queen Vivien Yap

Emma Milner, left, with Vivien Yap.Picture: Iain Gillespie/The West Australian When real estate queen Vivien Yap called, Emma Milner dropped everything to pick up. Perth businesswoman and socialite Milner has embarked on a career sea change of epic proportions to join LJ Hooker Claremont. The popular fashionista — who can be spotted in The West Australian’s social pages almost every ...

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