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  • The silent tragedy of SIDS
  • Suspension of disbelief
  • New ECU Guild President
  • Accused killer’s charismatic police interivew

    Accused killer’s charismatic police interivew

    Holly Ferguson, ECU Daily Reporter

    October 16, 2017

    A recorded police interview with Jemma Victoria Lilley (26), accused of murdering Aaron Pajich, shows her confidentially speaking with officers about her knowledge of the then missing 18-year-old. The video played in The Supreme Court, showed Ms Lilley in questioning a week following Mr Pajich’s...

    Image courtesy of http://www.supremecourt.wa.gov.au

  • The silent tragedy of SIDS

    The silent tragedy of SIDS

    Marley Amphlett, ECU Reporter

    October 16, 2017

    Amber Campbell was 20 when she gave birth to her daughter, Jacinta Joyce “JJ” Franks. JJ was born in Bunbury on 5 May 2017. She was a healthy weight at 6 pounds and 8oz, and was instantly adored by Miss Campbell and her partner Kayne Franks (26). Nobody could have predicted that their joy...

    This article is dedicated to JJ. A precious angel taken too soon.

    Image by Mum Life Wife Photography and used with permission from Amber Campbell.

  • Suspension of disbelief

    Suspension of disbelief

    Kristy Clark, ECU Reporter

    October 16, 2017

    Sometimes we need pain to contrast the pleasures in life. Without it we wouldn’t have anything to measure our happiness against. But what if pain could bring pleasure? While most people don’t even have their ears pierced, some are willing to be hung from the ceiling by sharp hooks. Body suspension...

    Body suspension. Dan Zeplin Media.

    Dan Zeplin

  • New ECU Guild President

    New ECU Guild President

    Apanda Anyuon, Reporter

    October 16, 2017

    After an intense three days of voting, Stewart Lee has been elected President of the ECU Student Guild for 2018. Mr Lee from the LIFT Group and Aqila Burhani from the INSPIRE Group were the two nominees chosen to run for the position of Guild President. The ECU Student Guild is a student union run...

    ECU Guild President 2018

Progress on Unexplained Wealth bill

Progress on Unexplained Wealth bill

Danielle Blanch, Reporter

An Bill to help fight the methamphetamine trade and corruption and crime in WA passed the second reading stage in the Legislative Council on 14 September. Known as the...

Accused killer’s charismatic police interivew

Accused killer’s charismatic police interivew

October 16, 2017

A recorded police interview with Jemma Victoria Lilley (26), accused of murdering Aaron Pajich, shows...

Can local government cure democratic disenchantment?

Can local government cure democratic disenchantment?

October 16, 2017

Vincent candidate Aaron Olszewski believes the answer to political discontent in democracy lies in grassroots...

Future planing for WA port

Future planing for WA port

October 16, 2017

The Westport; Port and Environs taskforce charged with planning the port expansion essential for Western...

COMMENT: Raise the smoking age

COMMENT: Raise the smoking age

October 16, 2017

Cigarettes, we all know they're bad for us. My Dad refers to them as cancer sticks. I know them...

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Local students showcase talent

Local students showcase talent

Mari Spanja, Reporter

Local student-artists are set to showcase their art at Balcatta Senior High School's annual visual art exhibition on 1 November 6pm. With only four of its kind in WA, the...

October 16, 2017

Whitford City gets a facelift

Whitford City gets a facelift

October 16, 2017

Westfield's Whitfords Shopping Centre has undergone an $80m remodel, and the cinema area is now open...

What’s On: Spooktacular Halloween events

What’s On: Spooktacular Halloween events

October 16, 2017

The Halloween season is upon us! This means pumpkin carving, costume buying and candy overload and who...

70th Gala for Save the Children WA

70th Gala for Save the Children WA

October 16, 2017

Save The Children is celebrating 70 years in Western Australia this Friday. The charity officially started...

Perth Zoo helping lions breed

Perth Zoo helping lions breed

October 9, 2017

Perth Zoo has expanded its lion exhibit to aid conservation efforts after both male lions died last year. The...

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The silent tragedy of SIDS

The silent tragedy of SIDS

Marley Amphlett, ECU Reporter

Amber Campbell was 20 when she gave birth to her daughter, Jacinta Joyce “JJ” Franks. JJ was born in Bunbury on 5 May 2017. She was a healthy weight at 6 pounds and 8oz, and was instantly adored by Miss Campbell and her partner Kayne Franks (26). Nobody could have predicted that their joy...

October 16, 2017

Cancer rates accumulating over generations

Cancer rates accumulating over generations

October 16, 2017

New research from the University of Adelaide has suggested that the higher rates of cancer seen in developed...

The melting of mud

The melting of mud

October 16, 2017

Mud in the earth's mantle is melting, according to researchers from geology department at Curtin, who...

Noodle science combating Diabetes

Noodle science combating Diabetes

October 16, 2017

The complex science of the noodle is being studied at Curtin University, in hopes to find the superior...

Bananas protect against strokes

Bananas protect against strokes

October 16, 2017

New research by the University of Alabama has shown that the potassium in bananas could play a part in...

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Suspension of disbelief

Suspension of disbelief

Kristy Clark, ECU Reporter

Sometimes we need pain to contrast the pleasures in life. Without it we wouldn’t have anything to measure our happiness against. But what if pain could bring pleasure? While most people don’t even have their ears pierced, some are willing to be hung from the ceiling by sharp hooks. Body suspension...

October 16, 2017

Ditch screen time for green time this October

Ditch screen time for green time this October

October 16, 2017

Outdoors WA is encouraging West Australians to get outside and enjoy the natural beauty of the state's...

Hopman Cup turns the big 3-0.

Hopman Cup turns the big 3-0.

October 16, 2017

The Mastercard Hopman Cup Perth has released the player line up for its 30th year anniversary. The world’s number two tennis pl...

Children losing physical literacy

Children losing physical literacy

October 9, 2017

Half of the kids in year six in Australian schools haven’t mastered fundamental movement skills, such...

Floating uncovered

Floating uncovered

October 9, 2017

Being shut in a dark, soundproof tank full of body temperature salt water is not everyone’s ideal place...

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Quality journalism by ECU students
Quality journalism by ECU students