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Western Australia, Australia Travel Newswire

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  1. Pet cremations costing owners more than $1,000 in remote WARead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ABC News

    Animal cremation in remote Western Australia is on the rise, with some pet owners spending more than $1,000 to have their deceased companions sent to Perth facilities. Broome vet Dave Morrell has seen a steady increase in business, which he believes is a sign of the changing relationship between people and their pets.


  2. Farewell to our fair ladyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | NEWS.com.au

    ADELAIDE remembers a city matriarch - Lady June Porter, who died aged 98, on Wednesday. Leave your tributes at the end.


  3. Increasing croc risk prompts WA first safety campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | ABC News

    The first crocodile safety campaign in Western Australia is being rolled out in the state's north, in recognition of the increased risk posed by saltwater crocodiles turning up at popular swimming spots in the Kimberley. Parks and Wildlife Service Kimberley district manager Daryl Moncrieff said the Crocwise message would be splashed across signs, brochures and school material in coming months.


  4. How a teen mum turned turned her life around and helped hundreds do the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | ABC News

    We all know her - the busy woman who finds time for more. We're celebrating the extraordinary voluntary work, done by ordinary women, in a new series Women's Work.


  5. Contract for Stokes who won't travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Sky Sports

    Ben Stokes has been awarded a new central contract but won't travel to Australia at this stage, the ECB have confirmed. Stokes, along with Alex Hales, have been given new deals - Hales on a White-Ball contract with Stokes on both Test and White-Ball contracts - despite the investigation into the brawl outside a Bristol nightclub, which saw the pair omitted from England selection until further notice.


  6. West Aussies rake in millions on AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | NEWS.com.au

    WEST Aussies are earning more than $4.5 million a month from letting rooms and properties as Airbnb looms ever larger on the WA tourism landscape. Airbnb is becoming a bigger factor in WA tourism, with listings increasing by 50 per cent in the last year.


  7. Canberra fails to find winning form in opening two AHL clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | Central Western Daily

    The Canberra Strikers will battle to make the Australian Hockey League semi-finals after suffering a second-straight loss to open the 2017 event in Perth. BONE TO PICK: Meredith Bone in action for club side University of Canberra Hockey Club.


  8. Why WA families would rather holiday next to an active volcano than holiday at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | ABC News

    "Mum would start saving her 50 cent pieces and that would be her spending money each year at Rottnest," Mr Henley remembered. But in the decades that followed, Mr Henley has not taken the ferry journey to the island because the price was "just too expensive".


  9. How to enjoy a motorhome journey with expert guidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | Daily Mail

    Travel experts agree it is the perfect way to discover one of the world's most extraordinary destinations on your own voyage of discovery. For anyone keen to enjoy a motorhome journey with on-the-spot support and expert guidance, the Camping and Caravanning Club has a Worldwide Motorhome Holidays company that allows travellers to take motorhome tours as part of an escorted group.


  10. Conferences encouraged to look at regional townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | ABC News

    Regional Australia wants tap into the business conferences and events market to add to its economic base beyond industries such as mining and agriculture. The prevailing view may be that business conferences and events are little more than junkets for those who go, but for the cities that host them they play an important part in that economy.


  11. Karmara the latest south east estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | Yahoo!

    Affordability and lifestyle for young couples and families is the focus of a new Cedar Woods residential estate soon to be launched in Perth's flourishing south east. Karmara Estate in Piara Waters is next to the beautiful Piara Nature Reserve and close to new and planned local amenities with easy access to transport, in what is one of Western Australia's fastest growing suburbs.


  12. Socialist councillor on challenges facing Fremantle councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Green Left Weekly

    The decision by the City of Fremantle to drop its annual Australia Day fireworks has inevitably shaped the contours of the looming council elections, even though no candidate has made it the centrepiece of their campaign. The election is largely pitting a generally socially progressive group of incumbents of different political stripes against an alliance of conservative challengers headed by mayoral candidate Caroline "Ra" Stewart.


  13. Bury, bomb, tow: How do you dispose of a dead whale?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Three days after burying a 12-metre, 18-tonne whale in a deep hole, a New South Wales council has decided to dig it up again. It dragged a fishing trap and ropes more than 1,700km from Tasmania, was disentangled off New South Wales, and finally died at the popular dog beach of Nobbys Beach.


  14. Anguish over boarding allowance cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Yahoo!

    Pilbara Pastoralists Robin and Evan Pensini, from Cheela Plains Station, with their 12-year-old son Preston currently enrolled at Port Hedland School of the Air, who is heading to boarding school in Perth next year. Parents of isolated children will have boarding subsidies slashed after the State Government announced cuts to Boarding Away from Home Allowance funding over the next four years.


  15. From Australia to Silicon Valley: Anthony Smith's Journey with Insightly (Part 1) - Sramana MitraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    Anthony started a CRM app in Australia that became the No. 1 on the Google App Store.


  16. Remote patients forced to leave home for months for dialysis trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | ABC News

    Patients in the Kimberley are being forced to travel thousands of kilometres and spend months away from their homes to receive essential dialysis training. Kimberley Renal Services manager Jenny Cutter said she knew of cases in which patients had chosen to stay in their communities and die rather than move to Perth for multiple months of treatment.


  17. Demand strong is bucking market trendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Perth buyers have snapped up more than $60 million of luxury apartments prior to the imminent completion of Blackburne's Oracle apartments on the corner of Stirling and Aberdeen Streets, Perth, according Blackburne. The first project in the reborn Stirling Street Precinct to be completed, Oracle offers a lifestyle nestled between the inner-city locations of Northbridge, Highgate and the heart of Perth's CBD.


  18. Artificial womb raises hope for premature babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Medical News Today

    An artificial womb has been successfully used to incubate healthy baby lambs for a period of one week, and researchers hope the technology will one day be able to do the same for extremely premature babies. The long-standing collaborative Western Australian-based program, involving researchers from the Women and Infants Research Foundation, the University of Western Australia, and Tohoku University Hospital, Japan, has sought to develop an effective treatment strategy for extremely preterm infants born at the border of viability .


  19. WA to ban plastic bags next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Single-use plastic shopping bags will be banned in Western Australia from July, bringing the state into line with other jurisdictions. The state-wide ban will bring WA into line with South Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and ACT, while Queensland will introduce a ban next year.


  20. Qantas under fire over 'exorbitant' WA airfares, calls for cheaper airport feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | ABC News

    Qantas executives grilled about why regional airfares in Western Australia can be so expensive have rejected suggestions they are "gouging" residents, seeking to blame high regional airport costs. A state parliamentary inquiry is examining why regional airfares are high and what the airlines and WA Government could do about it.