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  • Airbnb Growth Stronger Than Hotels
  • Our Mob, God’s Story
  • Get Ready to Food Truck Rumble
  • A Decade of WAAPA in the Park
  • Airbnb Growth Stronger Than Hotels

    Airbnb Growth Stronger Than Hotels

    Ramona Szell, Staff Reporter

    March 22, 2017

    Airbnb, the world's largest online hospitality service, is currently making stronger gains than traditional tourism accommodation. The Deloitte Tourism Hotels Market Outlook report provides an insight and analysis of current trends and issues that affect the Australian Tourism industry. It showed...

    Picture Credit: Ramona Szell. Airbnb Homepage

  • Our Mob, God’s Story

    Our Mob, God’s Story

    Claudia Haines-Cappeau, Staff Reporter

    March 22, 2017

    Commemorating the Bible Society’s 200th anniversary, 65 Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander artists have created an art book that shares their faith and artistic talent. The book, Our Mob, God's Story, showcases 115 paintings, each piece a portrayal of the artist’s interpretation...

    Book cover of Our Mob, Gods Story from The Bible Society.

  • Get Ready to Food Truck Rumble

    Get Ready to Food Truck Rumble

    Jack Cooksey, Reporter

    March 22, 2017

    Perth Food Truck Rumble (FTR) returns to the Cultural Centre in the city on 26 March from 11am-8pm, offering what the organisers claim to be "the best choice of street food in Perth." The event,  in its fourth year, will have 30 different food trucks all offering "unique street style food" from...

    Photo: Food Truck Rumble. Food goers waiting for food at FTR 2016.

  • A Decade of WAAPA in the Park

    A Decade of WAAPA in the Park

    Elodie Bouttier, Reporter

    March 21, 2017

    Music lovers, brace yourselves! Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts is about to hold its eagerly awaited, 10th  WAAPA in the Park show. The academy's best jazz and contemporary students will be showcasing their talents with a variety of songs at the popular annual free concert. The audience w...

    Stephen Heat Photograpgy

Airbnb Growth Stronger Than Hotels

Airbnb Growth Stronger Than Hotels

Ramona Szell, Staff Reporter

Airbnb, the world's largest online hospitality service, is currently making stronger gains than traditional tourism accommodation. The Deloitte Tourism Hotels Market Outlook...

March 22

Social Media the New Guardian for Quokkas

Social Media the New Guardian for Quokkas

March 21

Social media is helping catch offenders of quokka abuse on Rottnest Island. Twenty year old Corey...

Nando’s Lifts Its Game After Food Act Breaches

Nando’s Lifts Its Game After Food Act Breaches

March 21

After being fined for breaches of the Food Act, the Nando's restaurant chain has assured customers it...

Gutsy Research into our Health

Gutsy Research into our Health

March 14

Emerging research from Perth universities and hospitals indicates a strong link between health and gut...

Autumn Heat Surprise

Autumn Heat Surprise

March 14

Autumn has kicked off with a streak of sizzlingly hot days, catching Perth off guard. With the first...

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Our Mob, God’s Story

Our Mob, God’s Story

Claudia Haines-Cappeau, Staff Reporter

Commemorating the Bible Society’s 200th anniversary, 65 Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander artists have created an art book that shares their faith and ar...

March 22

Get Ready to Food Truck Rumble

Get Ready to Food Truck Rumble

March 22

Perth Food Truck Rumble (FTR) returns to the Cultural Centre in the city on 26 March from 11am-8pm, offering what the organisers claim to be "the best choice of street food...

A Decade of WAAPA in the Park

A Decade of WAAPA in the Park

March 21

Music lovers, brace yourselves! Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts is about to hold its eagerly awaited, 10th  WAAPA in the Park show. The academy's best jazz ...

Nintendo’s Switch Hits Australia at Last

Nintendo’s Switch Hits Australia at Last

March 14

Iconic gaming console manufacturer Nintendo is back with a powerful new console,  set to be launched in March. Building on its success from the Nintendo DS and Wii, Nintendo's...

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Survival Chances Improve While Cancer Rates Rise

Survival Chances Improve While Cancer Rates Rise

Madeline Palmer, Reporter

Cancer survival rates will continue to improve in 2017, despite the increase in diagnosis of cancer cases in Australia, a new report explains. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s recent report, Cancer in Australia 2017, estimates that more than 134,000 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed...

March 23

Study: Sexy Perfumes Don’t Pass the Sniff Test

Study: Sexy Perfumes Don’t Pass the Sniff Test

March 21

New research from the University of Western Australia (UWA) has found that the use of pheromones in perfumes may not be effective in attracting the opposite sex. The discovery...

Summer Rains Spark Mosquito Infestation

Summer Rains Spark Mosquito Infestation

March 14

Perth’s wettest summer on record has sparked fears of a mosquito boom, with the insects thriving in the moist conditions. Areas located close to water are most at risk. The...

Contact lens camera changes world in a blink of an eye

Contact lens camera changes world in a blink of an eye

May 23

Your privacy is about to be changed in the blink of an eye. Tech giant Sony is seeking real estate in your eye with a contact lens that can capture photos and videos. The...

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Airbnb Growth Stronger Than Hotels

Airbnb Growth Stronger Than Hotels

Ramona Szell, Staff Reporter

Airbnb, the world's largest online hospitality service, is currently making stronger gains than traditional tourism accommodation. The Deloitte Tourism Hotels Market Outlook report provides an insight and analysis of current trends and issues that affect the Australian Tourism industry. It showed...

March 22

Hamstring Injuries Crippling Professional Sport

Hamstring Injuries Crippling Professional Sport

March 21

Fremantle Docker Hayden Ballantyne is one top sportsman who knows all about hamstring injuries. These painful and debilitating leg injuries are a common occurrence in professiona...

State Team “Punks” taking on WA’s best Pros

State Team “Punks” taking on WA’s best Pros

March 21

The director of WA’s Professional Golfers Association has told the State’s best amateur golfers to prepare for the upcoming Pros vs Amateur event. “Hopefully the...

Contentious New AFL Ruck Rule Causes Confusion

Contentious New AFL Ruck Rule Causes Confusion

March 14

The new AFL ruck rule has come under criticism, after a few contentious umpiring decisions in this week’s pre-season fixtures. The "ruck contest" now refers to just two...

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Featuring the best student journalism and broadcasting @ ECU.
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