An investigation is under way to determine the origins of an Australian wool consignment found with a “serious contamination” which could put the reputation of the nations $3.6b industry at stake.
Shannon VerhagenSenior Journalist
The new centre will go up on the former Sealanes site on Richardson Street in Hedland.
Their property notched up 120mm of rain for April-May this year, up from 25mm in the same time frame in 2020.
The Rural Crime Squad has laid further charges on several of the people already accused in connection to the State’s biggest alleged cattle rustling heist.
Torrential rain has inundated Exmouth overnight, with locals reporting up to 188mm hitting rain gauges and causing roads to flood.
Animal lovers have spurred on authorities to rescue two dogs trapped on a ledge on the side of a sinkhole on farmland in Mexico dropping 15 metres to water.
The Pugh family, of Summit Gelbvieh stud, in Narrikup, were announced the overall winners in the Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate Challenge at an awards function in Albany on Friday.
Police have charged the owners of a Moora-based rural transport company as police widen their investigation into WA’s biggest alleged cattle rustling heist.
Regional towns are furious after a Victorian’ couples road trip through NSW is estimated to cost the state millions of dollars in lost tourism.
Australia’s biggest grain exporter expects to pump about $250 million a year into its Wheatbelt network in coming years but it will need to increase its fees to help cover the costs.
It’s not just a shortage of brickies and other tradies putting the brakes on the building boom, there are too few plantation trees to supply the timber for trusses and frames.
Perth researchers Sue Fletcher and Steve Wilton have dedicated their lives to creating a new treatment for a fatal muscle-wasting disease. Now they have received Queen’s Birthday Honours.
After her ex-husband broke into her home and shot her children and himself, Ann O’Neill refused to be defeated. Instead, she made it her mission to help other trauma victims pick up the pieces.
After facing some difficult times in her life, Bec Sampi became one of few Aboriginal women to find a calling as a head tour guide. Now, she passes on her wisdom about the ancient land to visitors.
Lanai ScarrFederal Political Editor
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