Bunbury, Australia Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. People power defeats shark cullRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Green Left Weekly

    Following a mass campaign that mobilised thousands of people across the country and beyond, it appears the Western Australian government's shark cull has been dropped. The Environmental Protection Authority has advised against continuing the cull this summer.


  2. Bunge fills missing linkRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Yahoo!

    The global head of agribusiness giant Bunge has not ruled out more major investment in the WA grains industry after the official opening of its $40 million Bunbury port terminal. Soren Schroder said yesterday that the strategic importance of the Bunbury terminal should not be underestimated in Bunge's plans for Australia.


  3. Bunge launches bulk grain facility at Bunbury portRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | ABC News

    The Dutch company started construction at Bunbury Port in May 2013 and is hoping to establish itself as a competitor to WA's primary grain handler, Co-operative Bulk Handling . The Bunbury facility has the capacity to hold 50,000 tonnes of grain and Bunge's general manager Chris Aucote says in the long term he hopes to export up to a million tonnes of grain each harvest.


  4. Compromise bid for Anzac horsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Yahoo!

    A possible compromise has emerged in the row over a ban on horses in the Anzac centenary march in Albany. Michael Ronaldson, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of Anzac, said this week that it might be possible to have horses stationed on the route but not taking part in the march.


  5. ACCC will not oppose Coles takeover of three IGA supermarkets in WARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | ABC News

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose Coles' proposed purchase of three Progressive Supa IGA supermarkets in Western Australia. The consumer watchdog began a review in April over the retailer's plans to buy the independently-owned stores in Bunbury, Halls Head and Dianella.


  6. Centrelink denies jobs will be lost under call centre dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | ABC News

    Centrelink has denied union claims that jobs will be cut under a plan for Telstra staff to join two of its call centres next month. The Community and Public Sector Union , which represents public servants, claims up to 200 Telstra staff are due to begin work at Centrelink's Queanbeyan and Bunbury sites are part of an outsourcing campaign.


  7. ACCC backs Coles buying three IGAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Yahoo!

    Coles is set to add another three supermarkets in WA from next year after the competition watchdog backed the purchase of three rival outlets. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said it would not oppose Coles' acquisition of Progressive Supa IGA supermarkets in Bunbury, Halls Head and Dianella.


  8. Union slams DHS decision to outsource call centres to TelstraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | ComputerWorld

    The Community and Public Sector Union fears up to 7000 call centre jobs across Australia are at risk following the Department of Human Services' decision to outsource Medicare and Centrelink call centre work to Telstra. Up to 200 Telstra staff are due to begin work at these call centres - which are run by the DHS - at the end of October, putting regional jobs at risk, the CPSU claimed.


  9. 'The forgotten migrants' keen to share their storiesRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Researchers from The University of Western Australia have been flooded with calls from British migrants - young and old - keen to share their stories about their move to Australia. Many are concerned that they are 'the forgotten migrants' - sharing a similar culture to the majority of Australians and apparently fitting in easily.


  10. Country Hour for Wednesday 17 September, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | ABC News

    The City of Bunbury passed a motion to call on the WA Local Government Association to lobby the State Government for more money for pest control. The WA commissioner to Japan has made his first visit to Australia since the signing of a free trade agreement between the two countries in April and says there are strong export opportunities for WA agricultural producers.


  11. WA farmers and buyers donate lambs to the needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | ABC News

    More than 300 lambs have been donated to WA Foodbank, in a bid to raise the protein levels in food provided to people who do not have enough to eat. The organisation, which acts as a conduit between the food industry's surplus and the welfare sector's need, said the donation would eventuate to more than 55,000 portions of fresh lamb to be distributed to their depots in Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Peel, Bunbury, Albany and Perth.


  12. May set for Sydney bout, Browne keeps climbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Yahoo!

    Promising WA featherweight Nathaniel May will have his second bout out of State when he appears in Sydney on October 18. May will fight on a show co-promoted by CDL Boxing Promotions, whom the Bunbury 19-year-old signed with last month. May, whose record is seven wins and one loss, claimed his first career belt when he lifted the WBO Asia Pacific Youth title with a points win over James Mokoginta at the WA Italian Club recently.


  13. Baby Gammy's Thai surrogate mother wants to come to AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Age

    Baby Gammy's Thai surrogate mother wants to travel to Australia to see his twin sister Pipah, saying she cannot break her bond with the girl she carried in her womb. "Every day I look at Gammy and see Pipah in his eyes," says 21-year-old Pattharamon Janbua, who agreed last year to be a surrogate mother.


  14. Vale Kerry ClarkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | HarnessLink.com

    The passing of Western Australian Standardbred Breeders' Association President Kerry Clarke leaves a void which will take some time to fill. Clarke died earlier this week after a short battle with cancer, which may have affected him physically, but failed to dampen his spirits and zest for life.


  15. Chinese-Australian animation co-venture ramps upRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Inside Film

    Shoot in HD without the encumbrance of cables. Transmit wirelessly with the new Airpul wireless audio and video transmission system.


  16. Grains infrastructure investment set to dramatically change industryRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | World-Grain

    The Australian grains industry is seeing the next wave of infrastructure investment and is set to undergo dramatic change as a result. It's re;eased a report called Australian Grains - Infrastructure Growing Pains and senior grains analyst Graydon Chong is touring grain growing areas in Western Australia this week to discuss the implications of the findings.


  17. Man sustains severe burns in Bunbury 'drug lab' blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | ABC News

    A man has suffered burns to 70 per cent of his body in an explosion at a suspected drug lab in Western Australia's south-west. Police said the 32-year-old man was injured when a shed at the rear of a home in the Bunbury suburb of Glen Iris burst into flames on Tuesday afternoon.


  18. Man burnt in Bunbury 'hash lab' blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    DALE Alcock has donned his purple onesie, Mark McGowan flew the flag - now it's your turn to get behind the Dockers. #PurpleFriday THE verdict is in for showbags at this year's Perth Royal Show - from the people whose opinions really matter in this department.


  19. Australia, brace yourself for wild weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    RESIDENTS in four states are being urged to brace for more wild weather after extreme winds ripped the roof off an apartment block and left 10,000 homes without power overnight. IT'S the tragic mystery that has captivated the country.


  20. Shotguns transformed into sculpture for new Bunbury art exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | ABC News

    Symbolic and thought provoking is how the head of South West police sees Of Spears and Pruning Hooks II, art which uses confiscated firearms Superintendent Peter Hatch next to the piece he relates to most. A young man with violence in his sights Part money raised from the exhibition will go the Bright Blue Foundation.