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Donjerkovich family share close quarters on the same street on Zlinya Circle in Spearwood

Meet the Donjerkovich family, where the clan of 22 people, six families and six houses all live on the same street in Spearwood. Marija says she was six-years-old when she moved to the suburb. “I moved here with my parents and younger brother and all of these years later we are still here and my family has come and built ...

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Colleen Yates chosen as WA Labor candidate for Darling Range by-election

WA Labor has chosen a senior public servant as its candidate for the Darling Range by-election. Regional Development Australia Perth chief executive Colleen Yates was preselected by the Labor State executive tonight. Ms Yates said she wanted to give something back to the community which had done so much for her and her family. “My career has been dedicated to ...

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Father weeps for son at Grenfell inquiry

A bereaved father has given a heartbreaking tribute to his baby son at the start of public hearings into London’s Grenfell Tower fire which killed 71 people last year. Marcio Gomes was the first of the family and friends of people who died in the blaze to pay tribute to a lost loved one – his baby son Logan who ...

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Victorian woman scores $9.6 million after winning Set For Life Lotto twice

It’s the kind of luck most of us couldn’t possibly even dream of – but for one Victorian woman it’s very real after she won the lucrative Set For Life lottery twice. The Langwarrin mum, aged in her 40s, bought two tickets for Set For Life for her 19th wedding anniversary. One ticket was of her, the other identical one ...

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Alcohol a factor in careless crash

A magistrate says drivers need to be deterred from getting behind the wheel in the morning still affected by alcohol after a P-plate driver avoided jail for causing a head-on crash in Williams earlier this year. Sol River Plummer, 18, was charged with careless driving causing bodily harm and excess 0.05 after falling asleep and drifting into oncoming traffic on ...

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Man pleads guilty over carjacking

Tim EdmundsAlbany Advertiser Monday, 21 May 2018 3:44PM Camera Icon The Nissan Navara which was recovered in McKail.Picture: Picture: Tim Edmunds, Tim Edmunds An Albany man has pleaded guilty to a string of charges after leading police on a dangerous high-speed pursuit after a carjacking last month. Mathew Phillip Longmore admitted to 12 charges in Albany Magistrate’s Court last Thursday ...

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Friends capture last moments on camera

The tragic final moments of the 20-year-old man who fell to his death at the popular Albany tourist attraction The Gap on Thursday were caught on camera by his friends. The 20-year-old Indian student, known as Ankit, was studying in Perth, and had been running and jumping on the rocks before he slipped and plunged more than 40m into the ...

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Celebrities unite to ban Indonesian dog and cat meat market

International stars of acting, music and sports have urged Indonesia’s president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption. The appeal comes after Indonesian campaigners against animal cruelty and Humane Society International in January exposed markets on the island of Sulawesi where dogs were bludgeoned by the thousands and blow-torched alive ...

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Japanese and Macedonian climbers die at Mount Everest

Only hours after an Australia woman climbed Mount Everest for the second time in two years, two other adventurers died while attempting to summit the world’s tallest mountain. Members of their expedition teams reported a Japanese climber died Monday, local time, and a Macedonian died on Sunday, said Nepal mountaineering official Gyanendra Shrestha, who is stationed at Everest’s base camp ...

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Bureaucrat dodges query over investigation

One of the nation’s top bureaucrats is refusing to tell the Senate if he is being investigated over possible law breaches. Australian Public Service Commissioner John Lloyd would not say if he’s being investigated over a reported possible breach in relation to emails sent to a right-wing think tank. “I am not going to disclose or comment, yes or no, ...

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