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Eatery dishes up lockdown success secret

May 18, 2020

A WA burger bar says they have found the secret recipe for success for restaurants trying to survive...

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Abuse victims can now file for protection online

May 18, 2020

Victims of family and domestic violence are now able to file restraining orders online offering a potential...

WA Seabird Rescue volunteer Barbara Manson with the injured pelican. Picture credit: Barbara Manson

WA Seabird Rescue saves pelican hook, line and sinker

May 18, 2020

Volunteers have saved a pelican speared in the neck with a fishing hook after a three-hour rescue. The...

One of the Blue Tongue lizards seized at the border by ABF officers in a joint operation with the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
to disrupt an illegal wildlife smuggling syndicate.Source: The Australian Border Force Image Library

Smuggler jailed for trying to post native wildlife

May 18, 2020

A 35-year-old Perth woman has been sentenced to a year in jail for attempting to mail native lizards...

Photo credit: Kareem Ghannoum

Bodybuilding champ virtual training the public

May 11, 2020

Professional bodybuilding coaching, normally reserved for top elite athletes, is being offered to the...

Digital Paw-prints: RSPCA’s Million Paws Walk goes virtual

May 11, 2020

The RSPCA’s biggest fundraising event of the year goes virtual in May, with pet owners urged to walk...

Stress causes female mice to have more female babies.
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Male stress causes mischief in mice offspring

May 11, 2020

It seems it’s not just humans who find the opposite sex stressful, too many male mice can affect the...

WA Government is pushing to bring the Premier League to Perth. Credit: Fancy Crave

Push to make Premier League plan a reality

May 8, 2020

Sporting officials will meet with stadium representatives this week to discuss bringing the English Premier League to Perth. COVID-19 has...

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Stormy weather won’t blow into Mother’s Day

May 8, 2020

A devastating cold front has stormed through the South-West of WA packing 125km/h winds and bringing...

Backburns mix with bushfires on Kangaroo Island in early January. Large parts of the island were devastated.

Logging native forests worsens Australian bushfires

May 8, 2020

Logging of native Australian forests contributed heavily to the magnitude of the recent Australian bushfires,...

Australian health care systems are struggling to deter hackers, leaving sensitive medical information vulnerable.
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Hackers threaten Australian health systems

May 8, 2020

Hackers are taking advantage of increased stress and stretched resources to target Australian health...

Small businesses can suffer under the demands of payroll tax. Photo by Annie Spratt, Unsplash

Payroll burden on growing small businesses

May 7, 2020

OnCall DBA are one of many small businesses around Australia that believe payroll tax is unfair. Based...

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.