Australia almost lost its extremely rare Wollemi pines in January, spurring efforts to ensure hundreds of other threatened species across the country can survive our worst natural disasters.
While more West Australians might be exploring their own backyards, Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham says it isn’t enough to save struggling local businesses. HOW YOU CAN HELP.
A News Corp columnist has weighed into the Clive Palmer debate — backing the mining magnate while accusing the McGowan Government of “the single most outrageous abuse of power in Australian history”.
The retailer — which includes well-known brands Peter Alexander, Smiggles, Portmans and dotti — is in for a COVID-19 windfall despite a huge sales slump.
The Jewish community has slammed Clive Palmer for ‘making a d***head of himself’ and ‘weaponising the Holocaust’ after the Queensland billionaire likened the McGowan Government to Nazi Germany today.
Investors have raised the share price of QBE by 7 per cent after its first-half net loss was not quite as bad as forecast.
Two prominent West Australian farmers will make up Grains Australia’s new five-strong board.
Australian women are taking home about $254 less a week than men amid warnings that the coronavirus pandemic could see it widen further.
Cult Australian music icon Nick Cave has called out cancel culture, saying political correctness has grown to be the ‘unhappiest religion in the world’.
A woman who allegedly sneaked into WA by hiding in a truck and failed to quarantine in a hotel will remain behind bars for at least two more weeks.
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But it was a different story nationally as the jobless rate in July rose slightly to hit a 22-year high of 7.5 per cent.
The recovery of world air traffic is going to be slower than hoped according to S&P Global Ratings, which now forecasts normality won’t return until 2024.
The telco has reported an expect fall in annual profit and warned COVID will have an even bigger impact this financial year.
Nobody would deny the Black Summer bushfires were a catastrophe – but new data shows the devastated area was 24 per cent smaller than originally estimated.
When it comes to Victoria’s harsh lockdown restrictions, not even celebrities are exempt from finding ways to kill the time. But Olympia Valance is taking an international approach.
Brand new cooking show Plate of Origin has revealed the first two teams to face off in the kitchen — with two best mates out to prove Australian cuisine can ‘stand-up against the heavyweights’.
The new Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows workers in the State continue to be the hardest hit in the country when it comes to pay packets.
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The power suit – a favourite of the Duchess of Sussex and Hailey Bieber – is trending even in the isolation era with a twist. This is how you can dress to impress on video calls.
Teenage army cadets across Australia are being forced to drop their uniforms amid fears they could face the wrath of COVID-19 deniers and mislead the public.
Queen Elizabeth has approved awarding the Victorian Cross to Australian war hero Teddy Sheean.
Australia needs a national action plan to ensure affordable food pricing in regional communities, a parliamentary committee has been told. An inquiry was launched this year after a report by the West.
But despite a second wave of COVID-19 in Melbourne rattling shoppers, West Australians remained relatively upbeat.
Eager entry-level property buyers have rushed to sign up to the Federal Government’s First Home Loan Deposit scheme, which is on track to fill up fast.
Another 21 people have died and 410 Victorians have contracted coronavirus.
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