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Glamping at Rottnest coming soon

Glamping at Rottnest coming soon

Brigid Dix, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

Rottnest Island is about to get even fancier with plans to set up Pinky’s Eco Retreat, an eco-friendly glamping experience on the island. Guests will be able to glamp in eco-tents on the island from late 2018/early 2019 depending on when construction is finished. Glamping is the name given to luxurious...

Water safety in WA: Two touching stories

Water safety in WA: Two touching stories

Vesh Arumugam

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

This is my story: It was a beautiful sunny day. The sun was scorching but the sound of waves was soothing. I was just five-years-old. My sister, who was 12, jumped into the pool. Her weight swooshed the water, forming baby waves in the pool. My dad urged me to jump in. My mum was wary, but she was too...

WA wrestling the world

WA wrestling the world

Kristy Clark, ECU Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

If you were asked to imagine wrestling, the first thing that might come to your brain is WWE’s John Cena, or maybe Netflix’s new series GLOW, perhaps even Hulk Hogan if you’re a little older. What you might not know is that Perth has its own wrestling scene and it’s as exciting as hell. ECU...

What’s On: Get moving this October

What’s On: Get moving this October

Danielle Blanch, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

There are plenty of events to get your body moving this October. From Yoga with the fishes to a Halloween fun run, there are plenty of reasons to stay active this month. AQWA Yoga Selected Saturdays from 14 October-16 December you can stretch and relax in front of the Living Coral Reef at AQWA. ...

Perth Stadium Open Day Jan 21

Perth Stadium Open Day Jan 21

Brigid Dix, Reporter

October 1, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

After months of construction (with a few complications along the way), Premier Mark McGowan announced there will be a free community open day held at the new Perth stadium on 21 January  2018. The event is free, although you will still have to download tickets prior to the event with ticket det...

WA women ride to nationals

WA women ride to nationals

Yvonne Ardley, ECU Reporter

October 1, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

Three WA equestrian riders are taking their horses to Victoria for the first time to compete in the Riding for the Disabled National Discipline Championships from 4 - 6 October. All other competitors from WA will be riding borrowed horses in Victoria, which are chosen for them from a pool of mounts. The...

COMMENT: Do the Eagles have an X factor?

COMMENT: Do the Eagles have an X factor?

Jackson Lavell-Lee, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

The West Coast Eagles chose to limit risks by not selecting ruck ace Nic Naitanui for the AFL Semi-Final against the GWS Giants on Saturday night at Spotless Stadium. The Eagles were eventually outclassed 19.11.125 to 9.4.58. The big dreaded All-Australian was left to watch on as his teammates were...

Silent healthy eating

Silent healthy eating

Apanda Anyuon, ECU Daily Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

Thanks to new research, supermarkets could soon be helping their customers consume less calories without impacting on product selection or taste. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen suggest that, what is called, the Silent product reformulation is a promising strategy where food retailers...

Jumping to awareness

Jumping to awareness

Ashleigh Melanko, ECU Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

Women being dissatisfied with their bodies is a common occurrence, and a common topic of conversation in the the media, but what about men? Doctor Alison Field from the Boston Children's Hospital said in an interview that, "there are some males who do want to be thinner but many more are focused on wa...

Why a stranger should select your profile picture

Why a stranger should select your profile picture

Brigid Dix, Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

When you click on someone’s social media account one of the first things you’ll notice is a person’s profile picture. It can be a stranger’s first impression of you, an employers first image they see of you, or a potential partners first look at you - so profile pictures have become the way...

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