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AFTER being an electrician for more than 20 years, Mark Spurr wondered what the future held when he was made redundant at Burnie's paper mill.
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Two ceremonies are due to take place from 12.01am tomorrow in Canberra to take advantage of a new ACT law.
The jury in an attempted murder trial in Tasmania has heard the accused wanted to kill himself and his sons to prevent his estranged wife getting custody of the children.
AN Ulverstone woman accused of obtaining more than $60 000 in GST returns by fraud set up a fake business to claim the money, prosecutors have said.
More than 1400 students from early childhood to grade 12 entered this year's competition, with work centred on the theme Australian Science through the Ages.
Police are cracking down on young people taking money for being the designated driver for other nightclubbers after complaints from taxi operators.
THE new Prospect-based State League club, Tasmania's representative at next year's Foxtel Cup, will face defending champion West Adelaide in the first round of the knockout competition.
Creative Director Scott Rankin, along with members of the company, met with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip before the first performance in London of their production Namatjira , which tells the story of artist Albert Namatjira and his friendship with artist Rex Batterby.
WHEN Eli Templeton was drafted by St Kilda as a rookie today, it meant this year's AFL draft period was the North West's most successful since 1992.
Commissioner for Children Elizabeth Daly chats with young mother Sheryl-Lee Rodgers at the launch of the information booklet, Bringing Baby Home, in Burnie yesterday.
Coastal rally competitors driver Kade Barrett and navigator David Weldon, both of Somerset, driver Nathan Newton, of Burnie, and navigator Craig Sheahen, of Devonport, pictured before travelling across to Victoria, where they will race in Australia's longest running motorsport event, the Alpine Rally, which starts on Friday.
TEACHERS across the North-West Coast's public schools are taking industrial action over a salary increase they say does not reflect their hard work.