Laura Newell edits the Pilbara News, North West Telegraph and Regional Lifestyle magazine. When she's not got her head in the Pilbara, she's one half of the Two Pommie Sheilas, talking and writing about life as a Pom in Perth.
While we all look forward to getting our economy back on track and our lives going back to “normal” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we should all take lessons out of this dark time with us.
Laura NewellRegional News Editor
WA mining magnate Andrew Forrest and wife Nicola have moved to put the commercial interests of their Minderoo Group under a new name.
Daniel Newell and Laura Newell
You know what you are getting into when you board that one-way flight for Down Under but that doesn’t make it any easier. In the age of coronavirus, the split is more difficult than ever.
Churches have been forced to go online this Holy Week as COVID-19 restrictions mean their physical doors have been closed to the public. But has the shift brought some blessings in disguise?
Not since World War II have our children’s freedoms been so heavily curtailed. How can parents soften the blow and protect both their children’s physical and metal wellbeing?
Child care is becoming the norm for WA children at a younger age as a growing number of parents head back to work sooner.
Kate Emery & Laura Newell
In a classic case of competitive parenting, mums and dads are poring over artistic snaps on Instagram of the bento box lunches being packed for other people’s little darlings. And it’s getting nasty.
The 64-year-old mine worker was flown to Perth yesterday after receiving serious injuries but died last night.
Using microbes in soil to generate electricity, developing self-fixing robots and harvesting the power of algae — they’re just some of the ideas from forward-thinking WA students.
A father and son who lived together in Geraldton now share a jail cell after both pleaded guilty to possession of vile and extremely graphic child porn images.
Adam Poulsen and Laura Newell
The mother of the young woman who disappeared off Albany’s rugged coastline with her partner while rock fishing says were doing what they loved and “sadly have paid the ultimate price”.
Daryna Zadvirna and Laura Newell
Right now we haven’t even conceived of most of the jobs that our children will be doing, writes Laura Newell
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