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Aboriginal paintings spruce up walls of WA Centre for Rural Health

A room in the Western Australian Centre for Rural Health has received a much-needed splash of colour after four commissioned artworks were unveiled on Thursday, May 17. The artworks, created by Yamaji Art, reflect four different themes, representing the work carried out by the health education organisation in the Mid West and Pilbara. More than 40 people attended the official ...

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Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius tearfully apologises for Champions League final mistakes

With two devastating errors, Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius wrote his name into Champions League infamy and will take with him memories that, sadly, will haunt the young German for the rest of his career. In the fallout from an extraordinary final that will be remembered for Gareth Bale’s stupendous bicycle kick, the image of a sobbing Karius is one which ...

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711 Squadron Australian Air Force Cadets gain City of Greater Geraldton Freedom of Entry

The 711 Squadron Australian Air Force Cadets have been awarded Freedom of Entry to the City of Greater Geraldton for the 2018 Sunshine Festival. Councillors unanimously agreed to approve the request during the ordinary meeting on Tuesday. The youth development organisation’s years of service will be acknowledged by the City with a certificate, to be presented during the festival’s opening ...

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Musos of WASO: Andrew Nicholson

Principal Flute Andrew Nicholson joined the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in 2010. Andrew studied at Chetham’s School of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Since the age of 22, Andrew has held principal flute positions with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra under David Atherton, the Halle Orchestra under Kent Negano and Sir Mark Elder, the Royal ...

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Is West Coast forward Willie Rioli in trouble for this umpire bum tap?

Staff writersThe West Australian Sunday, 27 May 2018 11:45AM Video Watch Rioli give umpire Ray Chamberlain a quick bum tap. Source: Twitter We’ve seen a lot of player-on-umpire contact in recent weeks. Some has cost players games through suspensions, such as Tom Hawkins and Ed Curnow, while others including Steven May and Charlie Curnow have escaped with fines. So what ...

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Warriors force Game 7 against Rockets

Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry combined for seven three-pointers in the third quarter to bring the Golden State Warriors back from a 10-point halftime deficit to eventually snag a 115-86 win in Game 6 of the NBA’s Western Conference finals. The teams will meet one final time in Houston on Tuesday (AEST), with the Game 7 winner advancing to the ...

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Dr Tony Bartone elected AMA president

Melbourne GP Tony Bartone has been elected the new president of the Australian Medical Association. Dr Bartone, who has been serving as federal vice president, takes over from Dr Michael Gannon who has served in the role for two years. Dr Bartone beat immunologist Professor Brad Frankum and Brisbane obstetrician Dr Gino Pecoraro at a vote in Canberra on Sunday. ...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in meet for a second time

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed to sitting down with President Donald Trump and to a “complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula” during the rivals’ surprise meeting. The Korean leaders’ second summit in a month on Saturday saw bear hugs and broad smiles, but their quickly arranged meeting appears to highlight a sense ...

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Malcolm Turnbull the world’s best paid leader among richest nations

Malcolm Turnbull is the world’s best paid leader among the world’s richest nations. Figures compiled by consultancy IG, using data from the OECD, shows not only is Mr Turnbull the world’s best paid but also enjoys one of the biggest pay-packets relative to the average wage. IG put Mr Turnbull’s base pay at almost $528,000. In Australia, pay and benefits ...

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Extra 1.1m cars added to Takata airbag recall list

More than a million vehicles with potentially deadly Takata airbags have been added to a recall list by the consumer watchdog. The defective airbags can shatter shards of metal upon activation if its propelling mechanism is exposed to high levels of moisture. They have caused about 180 injuries and 18 deaths worldwide and been linked to at least one fatality ...

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