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On this day…in 1886

On this day, 9th January 1868, the last convict ship to transport prisoners to Australia (the Hougoumont) arrived at Fremantle, Western Australia. The prisoners would have been excited but...

The wonderful world of sex

Here are some sexy things scientists discovered last year. 1. Why beer goggles work: Faces that are symmetrical are thought to be the most attractive...

WA hit 2nd spot in Sheffield Shield

Western Australia moved to 14 points in second spot on the Sheffield Shield table following their stunning five-wicket win over Victoria. Set 362 to win,...

Great White shark kills diver

A Great White shark has killed a US diver in what is thought to be the second fatal shark attack in Western Australia in...

On this day…1968

On this day in 1968,  the Western Australian town of Meckering suffers an earthquake. At 10:59am on 14 October 1968, the town of approximately 240...

Frolicking is not allowed in Williams,WA

The town of Williams in Western Australia is usually a quiet town. But a pub has been fined $7500 after CCTV footage revealed an...

The future tax’s of Oz

It would seem Western Australia are getting a military defence force.   The government has decided we need a special defence of valuable minerals up north in WA....

Daylight saving helps the economy

A study in New South Wales and Victoria has revealed that workers are more productive in the summer, as there are more hours of...

Axed Dave Mitchell just wasn’t good enough

Perth Glory director of football Dave Mitchell has been axed, with his position made redundant after an exhaustive independent review criticised the A-League club's...

The Music Industry in WA hasn’t got a clue

Gozzy Rock 2011 came and went...and are we any better endowed with the musical throng from Western Australia? There definitely were a few unexpected pluses,...

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