King of interaction sets gaze on WA

Irish comedian Dara O Briain says there’s no better source of comedic gold than a live audience. Labelled the king of audience interaction, O Briain’s stand-up style involves a lot of improvisation as he mines the crowds for wacky stories. He claims audiences are much funnier than he is, using simple mathematics to support the theory. “Say there’s 2000 people ...

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Alinta to hand out bonus stock as part of $4b re-float

Loyal Alinta customers will be given bonus shares as part of the gas utility’s $4 billion re-float, which kicks off with the lodgement of a prospectus tomorrow. It is believed that customers who buy shares through Alinta’s retail offer will receive one bonus share, up to a limit of 600, for every 15 shares purchased, if they remain customers and ...

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These cute puppies want to change the way you think about greyhound racing

Eight little greyhound pups instantly come running when “mummy” calls. Sydney, Tassie, Subiaco, Coogee, Noosa, Byron Bay, Alice and Hunter (Valley) were born three days before Australia Day and will feature on Sunday week in a Racing and Wagering WA campaign aimed at putting a positive slant on greyhound racing in the wake of last year’s live-baiting scandal. There could ...

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The heavy toll of diabetes

Do you fill a prescription or put food on the table? Pay an overdue bill or visit the specialist? These are the choices diabetics will struggle with when money is tight. While cutting corners on care might seem a solution to immediate cash-flow problems, experts warn the long-term health impact is not worth it. RELATED: Lifting the curse of diabetes ...

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$61m Defence apartment project part of new Fremantle

A Defence Housing Australia apartment development in Fremantle will add to the town’s transformation. Liv Apartments will be built on a 1300sqm space at a former car yard in Queen Victoria Street to accommodate 166 units and some commercial tenancies. DHA managing director Jan Mason said the $61 million development would complement Fremantle’s growth. “Fremantle has much to offer in ...

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Comet shines with all the good fruit

Bailey’s Rangefinder Comet is a tough, lightweight caravan packed with accessories and storage. The big leather-look club lounge at the front, with seating for up to eight beneath panoramic sky-view windows, is ideal for entertaining. Its huge windows bring the outdoors in. The lounge can be converted into a bed when the foldable table is removed to create more space. ...

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Sales drop hits Empire profit

Empire Oil & Gas chief executive Ken Aitken. Picture: Bill Hatto The West AustralianPicture: The West Australian Empire Oil & Gas says reduced demand from client Alcoa contributed to a two-thirds fall in interim profit. The onshore Perth Basin gas producer’s net profit for the first dropped to $384,000 from a 1.2 million a year earlier. Revenue slipped to $8.7 ...

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Easy bathroom updates

Subiaco project by Weststyle Design & Development. Picture: D-Max Photography Hit refresh on a dated space with these simple and affordable ideas. If your bathroom is in need of an update but a full-scale reno is not on the cards, Bunnings bathroom buyer Natasha Ryan suggests giving the room a new coat of paint, then changing out your hardware. “Repainting ...

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Unicorn toast the new food craze

It looks really pretty, but is it really worth the time and effort to make this rainbow creation? It looks really pretty, but is it really worth the time and effort to make this rainbow creation? Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailCopy page link Click here to Read from the source

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