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Warwick returns to land plumb Wink ride

Lucy WarwickPicture: Louise White Quality sprinter Wink And A Nod will head jockey Lucy Warwick’s four feature event mounts when she returns from injury to ride at Ascot and Bunbury on the weekend. The 19-year-old Warwick, with 262 wins to her credit, has not taken race rides since she was concussed in a fall at Bunbury trials almost five weeks ...

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Joondalup makes it 41 as Labor continues Lib wipe out

Emily Hamilton is over the line in the northern suburbs seat of Joondalup.Picture: The West Australian Labor has claimed victory in its 41st seat, with Emily Hamilton getting over the line in the northern suburbs seat of Joondalup this morning. Despite a neck-and-neck race against sitting Liberal MP Jan Norberger for the past few days of the count, The West ...

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Newlyweds have first dance with John Farnham in Rotto

For one lucky Perth couple, their wedding day truly was a touch of paradise. The newly married Nicole and Reuben Barlow eschewed the traditional function centre for their wedding reception on Saturday and instead attended a John Farnham concert. A lifelong Farnham fan, Mrs Barlow said all she hoped for was to get a selfie of her in her wedding ...

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Push to bring 2022 Commonwealth Games to Perth

Perth and Melbourne are considering bids to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games in place of Durban. Based on comments from Lisa Scaffidi, Perth and Melbourne are considering bids to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games in place of Durban. Officials from the Australian cities expressed an interest to host the quadrennial event after the South African government was stripped of hosting ...

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Jay Weatherill sticks it to Josh Frydenberg during joint press conference

Jay Weatherill’s spectacular spray at Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has overshadowed the Prime Minister’s Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme announcement. Fronting the press in Talbingo, NSW, to spruik the Coalition’s plans for a $2 billion expansion of the scheme, Malcolm Turnbull was forced to turn his attention to the brouhaha in Adelaide this morning. “I understand that the Premier’s conduct ...

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AFL captains snub Nat Fyfe in Brownlow Medal predictions

Fremantle skipper Nat Fyfe has been sensationally overlooked for Brownlow Medal contention in the AFL’s annual poll of all club captains. Fyfe, who won the award in 2015, did not poll a single vote when the captains were asked who would take home the Brownlow this season. Patrick Dangerfield (five votes) was favoured to go back-to-back after last year’s record-setting ...

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One of WA’s best chefs Aaron Carr is going solo

One of WA’s finest chefs, Aaron Carr, has resigned from Vasse Felix after 21 years as head chef. Carr leaves big shoes to fill. The award-winning chef has decided to make his break and open a restaurant in Dunsborough in cahoots with Snake and Herring Wines. The restaurant — as yet un-named — is a new build in Dunsborough. Aaron ...

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Showcase for best regional produce

If it’s good enough for Adele, it’s good enough for anyone. The pop princess had a taste of the Great Southern when food ambassador Don Hancey and his chefs cooked for the star and her consort when she played in Perth this month. Among her favourite Great Southern proteins were an Amelia Park lamb shepherd’s pie and Mt Barker free-range ...

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