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Airbnb Growth Stronger Than Hotels

Airbnb Growth Stronger Than Hotels

Ramona Szell, Staff Reporter
March 22
Filed under News, Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

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...

Our Mob, God’s Story

Our Mob, God’s Story

Claudia Haines-Cappeau, Staff Reporter
March 22
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

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...

Get Ready to Food Truck Rumble

Get Ready to Food Truck Rumble

Jack Cooksey, Reporter
March 22
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

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...

A Decade of WAAPA in the Park

A Decade of WAAPA in the Park

Elodie Bouttier, Reporter
March 21
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

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...

Hamstring Injuries Crippling Professional Sport

Hamstring Injuries Crippling Professional Sport

Elliot Turner, ECU Reporter
March 21
Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

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 professional sport across all codes and can rule a player out for upwards of 10 weeks. Hamstring injures usually produce a sudde...

Study: Sexy Perfumes Don’t Pass the Sniff Test

Study: Sexy Perfumes Don’t Pass the Sniff Test

Riley Inglis, Reporter
March 21
Filed under Health and Science, Showcase

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 has raised doubts over marketing campaigns by global perfume giants that claim using their products will make a person more...

Nando’s Lifts Its Game After Food Act Breaches

Nando’s Lifts Its Game After Food Act Breaches

Bradley Jones, Staff reporter
March 21
Filed under News, Showcase

After being fined for breaches of the Food Act, the Nando's restaurant chain has assured customers it has lifted its game. Since 2015, The Department of Health has issued breaches to Belmont, Nedlands, Northbridge and Spearwood stores for various Food Act offenses, including poor cleanliness. In the...

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

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

Blair Jackson, ECU Reporter
March 21
Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

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 little punks can handle what the big boys bring,”  director Kim Felton told ECU Daily. The annual match up was a WA golfing...

Contentious New AFL Ruck Rule Causes Confusion

Contentious New AFL Ruck Rule Causes Confusion

Elliot Turner
March 14
Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

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 players contending for the ball thrown in by the umpire. The new rule stops any attempt by a third player to enter the contest,...

Nintendo’s Switch Hits Australia at Last

Nintendo’s Switch Hits Australia at Last

Jack Cooksey, Staff reporter
March 14
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

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 whizzes hope the new Switch console  will appeal to today's generation of gamers. The newest feature on the Switch...

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