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Perils of Buying Online Tickets to a Game

Perils of Buying Online Tickets to a Game

Bradley Jones, Staff reporter
June 17, 2017
Filed under News, Slideshow, Sport and Lifestyle

A patron was denied entry into the Western Derby at Domain Stadium recently after his ticket was not recognised as coming from authorised seller.   The ticket was purchased through a resale ticket company for twice its original price.   The patron, an American tourist who did not...

Anstiss Named in National Youth Squad

Oliver Skelton, Staff Reporter
June 17, 2017
Filed under News, Slideshow, Sport and Lifestyle

West Coast Fever Centre Jessica Anstiss has been awarded selection in the National Youth Team after a stunning debut season in the Suncorp Super Netball League this year.   The 20-year-old will compete alongside 13 others representing Australia at the 2017 Netball World Youth Cup held in Gaborone,...

Orangutangs Pushed to the Limits by Palm Oil Consumption

Orangutangs Pushed to the Limits by Palm Oil Consumption

Mollie Homer, Reporter
June 6, 2017
Filed under Health and Science, News

"An area the equivalent size of 300 football fields of rainforest is cleared each hour to make way for palm oil production." - WWF

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Film Review: Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur

Film Review: Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur

Elliot Turner, Staff Reporter
June 6, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Guy Ritchie’s “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” premiered on May 17 to audiences around Perth. The film has received vastly negative and critical reviews, not meeting anywhere close to the budget at the box office on opening weekend. The story of Arthur is one of the oldest British fables...

Students Sleep Out to Tackle Homelessness

Students Sleep Out to Tackle Homelessness

Mollie Homer, Reporter
June 6, 2017
Filed under Health and Science, News, Slideshow

More than 100 Year Ten students from Sacred Heart College braved the cold for a Friday night sleepout recently. to raise awareness and funds for homelessness. With nothing more than a cardboard box, sleeping bag and the clothes they were wearing to protect them from the night, the students were given...

WA State Library Commemorates Indigenous Struggle

WA State Library Commemorates Indigenous Struggle

Blair Jackson
May 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The WA State Library is holding an exhibition to commemorate 50 years since the historic 1967 citizenship referendum for Indigenous Australians. The referendum changed the constitution to count Aboriginal people as full citizens. Damien Webb, Indigenous Special Curator at the State Library, told...

Growing Calls for Margaret Court Arena Name Change

Growing Calls for Margaret Court Arena Name Change

Sean Russell
May 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Margaret Court is under on-going criticism after saying she would boycott Qantas due to Chief Executive Alan Joyce’s stand on same sex marriage. Calls for Margaret Court Arena to have its named changed have increased over the past couple of days, with tennis legend Martina Naratilova calling for...

The Modern Day Bride

The Modern Day Bride

Sarsha Tombides, Reporter
May 30, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase

sIf Sex and the City’s, Carrie Bradshaw didn't teach you that weddings were no longer about tradition but fun and fashion, Prince Harry's girlfriend, and Suits star Meaghan Markle did. When Pippa Middleton and hedge fund manager James Matthews tied the knot Ms Markle drew backlash for her choice...

Perth Public Transport Second Most Expensive in Australia

Perth Public Transport Second Most Expensive in Australia

May 30, 2017
Filed under News, Slideshow

  Perth’s struggling university students may think it is rent, phone bills, textbooks and the occasional splurge on a box of Krispy Kremes eating a whole in their pocket. But new research, showing the city’s bus and train fares are the second most expensive in Australia, says public transport...

Empowering Chicks Helping the Third World

Empowering Chicks Helping the Third World

Kimberley McGivern, Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshow

Sparkling passionfruit and guava prosecco, poached peach or caramelised pineapple and coconut pavlova? Empowering Chicks' triple scented soy candles smell good enough to eat. Hand made by founders and Perth businesswomen Louise Garland, Katie Lefroy and Priscilla Hogan, the candles also come with...

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