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Operation Singapore

Hopes that flights between Broome and Singapore will become permanent have been buoyed as SilkAir executives call for a top-level meeting to discuss the recent trials linking the two destinations. Broome International Airport and Australia’s North West Tourism will hold talks with the airline’s top brass in Singapore at the end of this month with the aim of making it ...

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Operation nets 21 positive drug readings

Jakeb WaddellBroome Advertiser Sunday, 17 June 2018 3:52PM Camera Icon Kimberley Traffic Officer Sergeant Clint Haley.Picture: Broome Advertiser Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Link Icon More drivers tested positive for drugs than for drink-driving during a 16-day police sting in Broome. The operation, codenamed Wisteria, involved additional traffic officers enlisted from other parts of WA and local police. The ...

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Safer community is officer’s aim

A new officer determined to put an end to family violence has taken over in Broome and believes he is ready for the challenges coming his way. Senior Sergeant Les Andrews recently replaced Brendon Barwick as Broome Police Station’s officer in charge and has wasted little time implementing changes for a safer community. Drawn to the North West town by ...

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Swan expected to win Labor presidency

Paul OsborneAAP Sunday, 17 June 2018 4:02PM Camera Icon Labor Party members are set to endorse Wayne Swan as the new national president. Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Link Icon Former federal treasurer Wayne Swan is expected to be elected the new national president of the Australian Labor Party. Vote counting in the party ballot was continuing on Sunday, ...

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Terrifying moment a tourist on safari in South Africa reaches out the window and pats a wild lion

THIS is the terrifying moment a foolhardy tourist tried to stroke a ravenous lion from a car — and was met with the full force of the beast’s fury. Shocking footage shows the reckless tourist reaching out of a safari vehicle to give the big cat’s a pat of the back. The fully-grown beast then turns around and bares its ...

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Tigers top, Cats positive after AFL loss

Richmond prevailed in an entertaining AFL clash with Geelong, but the Cats will take plenty away from their 18-point loss at the MCG. Chris Scott’s side trailed by a point at three-quarter time but the reigning premiers finished strongly to record a 12.11 (83) to 9.11 (65) win on Sunday. The Tigers climbed back to the top of the ladder ...

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Perth anti-vaccination billboard attracts vandal with a message of their own

Vandal strikes controversial billboard Video The controversial anti-vaccination billboard has been changed. Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Link Icon See the moment someone vandalises the controversial anti-vaccination billboard in Perth’s CBD. The person cheekily answers the question “Do you know what’s in a vaccine?” with “A: common sense”. Premier Mark McGowan said the State Government was looking at its ...

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SWFL Round 10 Results

Augusta-Margaret River claimed a much-needed win when they defeated Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault by 29 points at Gloucester Park on Saturday. The Hawks improved their record to five wins, four losses thanks to the 10.16 (76) to 6.11 (47) victory. The Eaton Boomers survived a big challenge from the under-manned Harvey Bulls to claim a 16-point win at the Harvey Recreation Ground today. ...

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WATCH: Cyclist Martin Thurlby amazed to escape with minor injuries after kangaroo crash

A local cyclist says he’s lucky to have escaped with only minor injuries after a kangaroo cannoned into him while he was travelling at 65km/h on his bicyle in the Perth hills. Martin Thurlby was riding in a small group along Kalamunda’s Zig Zag Trail, a popular training route for cyclists, when the kangaroo jumped suddenly from the bush alongside ...

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Wild weather creates wild scenes in VFL clash between Williamstown and Sandringham

Melbourne has been lashed with wild weather today, with most of it seemingly falling on a VFL game in Williamstown. Williamstown and Sandringham have clashed in dire conditions, with standing water all over the ground. The conditions led to comical scenes as broadcasters struggled to make out players through the heavy rain and hail coming in sideways, and kicks went ...

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