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Local news for Perth, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Last-ditch bid to stop shark cull

Scientists and conservationists are making a last-ditch effort to block the West Australian Government's plan to extend its controversial shark cull for three years.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

9 hrs ago | World-Grain

Udon noodles from Australian wheat get Japanese approval

While Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan was kicking up the red dust of Western Australia's Pilbara iron ore region, his wife was taste-testing noodles at a research facility in Perth.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

14 hrs ago |

Is this Ricki-Lee's wedding song?

IT'S not quite a wedding waltz but Ricki-Lee declares her new single Happy Ever After to be the best song she has ever written.


Related Topix: Wedding, Australia, World News, Oceania

18 hrs ago | Skift

Australia Tourism's 'Chief Funster' Is No Longer Officially Having Fun

The best job in the world this time around failed to resonate outside of Australia once the initial press releases were written.


Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Picture Perfect

Karen Walsh, a Bemus Point resident and 1973 graduate of Bemus Point Central School, has successfully returned all 20 painted portraits of American Field Service and Rotary International students who attended Maple Grove High School from 1958-77 to their respective subjects and their families decades after the students left the Bemus Point ... (more)


Related Topix: Bemus Point, NY, Australia, World News,


Relax with maestro at helm

Voyager of the Seas' Norwegian captain, Charles Teige, has had a good chance to get to know Australian passengers while commanding the biggest ship ever based Down Under over the past two summers.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel,


Geologists seek work - any work - as mining boom goes bust

After 25 years working around the world as a highly paid geologist earning a six-digit salary, Phil Scheimer is back in Australia weighing up his future prospects: day labourer or pizza delivery man.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Australia, Oceania, World News,

Aust cities more affordable for expats

SYDNEY, Melbourne and Perth have experienced dramatic falls in the cost of living for foreigners moving to Australia for work during the past year, the Mercer 2014 cost of living survey found.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania

Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABC News

Warm Perth sendoff for Japan PM

CHRIS UHLMANN: The Japanese prime minister leaves for Papua New Guinea this morning after spending two days in Australia's political and mining capitals.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Papua New Guinea, Oceania

Grub Street

Smorg Jr. Debuts This Weekend With Fried Hamburgers and Indian-Mexican Tacos

Brooklyn Flea co-founder Eric Demby says that the company's long-awaited beer hall spinoff Berg'n Beer Hall will open within the next month, and in the meantime, this weekend marks the arrival of Smorg Jr., a nine-stall miniature food-vendor market within the Park Slope Flea .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Hamburger, Australia, World News,

The Dirt

Blue Urbanism: A Mutually Sustainable Relationship between Cities and Oceans

Timothy Beatley , professor of sustainable communities at the University of Virginia, has done it again.


Related Topix: University of Virginia, Australia, World News, New Zealand

Indian Television

Revelation Perth International Film Festival to screen 116 films

NEW DELHI: The annual Revelation Perth International Film Festival opened with the breathtaking sci-fi film Under The Skin featuring Scarlett Johansson.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Pop/Rock, The Sonic Youth, Aaron Pedersen

First Lady's wild meet and greet

WHILE her husband spent the day meeting miners in the Pilbara, Japan's First Lady came face-to-face with our wildlife.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania


Stunning, all-black Dreamliner delivered

The debut aircraft was painted in a special edition livery, featuring the New Zealand fern on the back end of the fuselage.


Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787, Australia, World News, Boeing 777, Everett, WA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

ABC News

Fruit growers await Senate findings on fenthion restrictions

Parts of the horticulture industry are anxiously awaiting the outcome of a Senate Inquiry into restrictions on the use of the organophosphorus insecticide, fenthion.


Related Topix: Australia, World News,


Trans-Tasman orchestras' simultaneous Anzac premieres

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra join forces to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli landings with simultaneous concerts featuring two world premieres by Australian and New Zealand composers.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Australia, Oceania, World News, Classical, New Zealand,


Neighborhoods with Healthy Food Options Less Likely to Have Overweight Kids

* The risk of overweight or obesity decreased by an additional 19 percent for each additional healthy food outlet.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Australia, World News, Life, Food, Fast Food, Nutrition

Get Reading

Can you help solve tale of soldier's mysterious 'sisters'?

Dr Diane Quayle wants to know if anyone has memories of two women she thinks are the sisters of her grandfather John Harbour, who is thought to have lived in Wokingham One of two women, thought to be sisters, that Dr Diane Quayle of Perth, Australia, is hoping to find information on Relatives of a soldier who may have lived in Wokingham in the ... (more)


Related Topix: Berkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Australia,

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Despite illness, Lorde perseveres through Australian concert

The 17-year-old "Royals" singer fell ill during a concert this past weekend in Perth, Australia, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.


Related Topix: Lorde, Pop/Rock, Australia, World News


Efficacy and Safety of Rivaroxaban Compared With Warfarin Among...

Efficacy and Safety of Rivaroxaban Compared With Warfarin Among Elderly Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation in the Rivaroxaban Once Daily, Oral, Direct Factor Xa Inhibition Compared With Vitamin K Antagonism for Prevention of Stroke and Embolism Trial in Atrial Fibrillation From Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY ; ... (more)


Related Topix: Rocket, Alternative, Mount Sinai, NY, Medicine, Pharmacology, Australia, World News, Duke University