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  • Perth Mint taps China’s golden appetite
  • Kings Park’s blooming festival
  • Remember to ask R U OK?
  • Skate your way downtown
  • Perth Mint taps China’s golden appetite

    Perth Mint taps China’s golden appetite

    Andrew Fewster, ECU Reporter

    August 21, 2017

    The Perth Mint is taking advantage of China’s booming gold market, with exports growing to $11 billion last year. The growth has come quickly, from 110 tonnes in 2011 to 232 tonnes last year, with a growth of more than 8% last year. Despite China being the world’s largest gold producer, the...

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  • Kings Park’s blooming festival

    Kings Park’s blooming festival

    Mari Spanja, Reporter

    August 21, 2017

    From delicate blossoms to endless carpets of daring texture, the Kings Park festival this September is set to showcase some of the most unusual plants in the world. The event is one of the longest running festivals in Australia, with more than half a million people expected to visit this year. The...

    Credits to: Kings Park and Botanic Garden

  • Remember to ask R U OK?

    Remember to ask R U OK?

    Jackson Lavell-Lee, Reporter

    August 21, 2017

    This 14 September is R U OK? Day, an initiative seeking to prevent suicide by encouraging active listening so that everyone experiencing personal issues has someone caring to turn to. On the day anyone who is worried about a family member or friend is encouraged to ask; R U OK? Mental health care...

    Ms. Carissa Wright has emerged from the darkness of suicide ideation and BPD. Photo credit: Jackson Lavell-Lee

  • Skate your way downtown

    Skate your way downtown

    Brigid Dix, Reporter

    August 20, 2017

    With Perth is shivering its way through winter, it's easy to stay cosy at home, but why do that when you can skate your way through Perth to keep warm? Perth in winter isn't as cold as Europe, and we don't have the privilege of our waterways freezing over and becoming a temporary ice rink, but we...

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News

COMMENT: Turnbull bets the farm on ‘yes’ postal vote

COMMENT: Turnbull bets the farm on ‘yes’ postal vote

Paul Van Lieshout Hunt, Political Reporter

Proverbs 29:18: ‘Where there is no vision, the people perish.’ And so, with Malcolm Turnbull at the helm, the Federal Liberal Party will proceed to its demise. The ...

Perth Mint taps China’s golden appetite

Perth Mint taps China’s golden appetite

August 21, 2017

The Perth Mint is taking advantage of China’s booming gold market, with exports growing to $11 billion...

WA’s first female surveyor general

WA’s first female surveyor general

August 21, 2017

For the first time in Western Australian history, the Surveyor General role has been awarded to a woman. Dione...

Tiger selfie ban

Tiger selfie ban

August 21, 2017

PETA has issued an open letter to Tinder urging them to ban photos that contain images of tigers. I...

A gift to Girl Guides

A gift to Girl Guides

August 21, 2017

Last week Girl Guides WA was one of nine organisations to win a State Government contract to continue...

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What’s On in September?

What’s On in September?

Andjela Ergic, Staff Reporter

Not sure what to do this September? Don’t fret, ECU Daily has you sorted with a list of events, coming up in the next month. From concerts to expos, free chocolate and everything...

August 21, 2017

‘Sharing the Love’ on community radio

‘Sharing the Love’ on community radio

August 21, 2017

RTRFM 92.1 community radio is celebrating its 40th year on the air in Perth and to help cover the costs of running the station, it has just hosted its latest annual Radiothon. Ra...

WAAPA actors gaining Momentum

WAAPA actors gaining Momentum

August 21, 2017

WAAPA students are collaborating with international director, Andy Paris, for their latest provocative and confessional production, Momentum. Paris is one of the founding...

Kings Park’s blooming festival

Kings Park’s blooming festival

August 21, 2017

From delicate blossoms to endless carpets of daring texture, the Kings Park festival this September is set to showcase some of the most unusual plants in the world. The...

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Cheers to this new research

Cheers to this new research

Reney Omar, ECU Reporter

We are constantly reminded of the risks and dangers alcohol can have on our health, yet rarely are we told of the benefits consuming alcohol can have. Researchers publishing in Consciousness and Cognition conducted a placebo-controlled study to understand whether alcohol inhibits or enhances creativity. The...

August 21, 2017

Teachers igniting science minds

Teachers igniting science minds

August 21, 2017

Western Australia's best minds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics joined public school leaders and teachers at the STEM Innovation Expo last week, for National...

Remember to ask R U OK?

Remember to ask R U OK?

August 21, 2017

This 14 September is R U OK? Day, an initiative seeking to prevent suicide by encouraging active listening so that everyone experiencing personal issues has someone caring...

Kiss away the blues this Liptember

Kiss away the blues this Liptember

August 21, 2017

Women are being encouraged to indulge in some guilt free cosmetic shopping for the month of September by The Liptember Foundation. Their Kiss Away the Blues campaign, running...

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WA hosting BMX National Championships

WA hosting BMX National Championships

Holly Ferguson, ECU Daily Reporter

The 2018 and 2021 BMX National Championships for 2018 and 2021 will be held in WA, thanks to a new deal struck by the State Government. The championships are open to competitors aged five to over 50 and will be held over six days with a series of warm-up sessions, heats and finals. Winners in each...

August 21, 2017

Get sweaty this City to Surf

Get sweaty this City to Surf

August 21, 2017

Perth people have been pounding the pavement in City to Surf style for 43 years now. Held on the last Sunday of August each year, it has become the highlight of the sporting...

Pampered ferrets enjoy parklife

Pampered ferrets enjoy parklife

August 21, 2017

Ferrets from around Perth met up yesterday at Jackadder Lake, for the Western Australian Ferret and Ferreting Society (WAFFS) annual Ferret Show.  This is one of the biggest...

WA rugby mourns The Force

WA rugby mourns The Force

August 21, 2017

The decision from the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) to axe the Western Force from the Super Rugby competition has been met with anguish, disbelief and indignation. A rally...

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Featuring the best student journalism and broadcasting @ ECU.
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