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Hotels face fierce competition

Hotels face fierce competition

Kelly Marie Smith, ECU Journalist

October 16, 2017


Filed under News

What started as a way to share an experience or a room in someone else's house, is quickly becoming stiff competition for the hotel industry in WA. The number of Western Australian Airbnb hosts has increased by more than 50% in the past year, bringing the total listings to more than 8000. The re...

Adoption troubles

Adoption troubles

Ashleigh Melanko, ECU Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

Research reveals high a BMI can prevent people from adopting. The research by not-for-profit organisation, Adopt Change, has revealed that body mass index, more commonly known as BMI, now plays a significant part in child adoption. To calculate someone’s BMI you take their weight and height ...

The young parent

The young parent

James Williams, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2016


Filed under News

Name: Ally Tucek Age: 25 years old Occupation: Postgraduate student broadcaster How will the budget affect you: I'm concerned about whether the parenting payment and family tax benefits will decrease. Because I'm a university student I depend on these particular payments to make ends meet, an...

Low-income families lose money under budget savings

Low-income families lose money under budget savings

Gemma Kelly, Staff reporter

May 29, 2015


Filed under News

The National Centre for Social and Economic Modeling has warned low-income families will be up to $6165 a year worse off due to a combined effect of childcare and welfare changes in the first two budgets released by the Abbott Government. The report shows that nine out of 10 low-income families...

Dinosaurs come to life at WA Museum

Dinosaurs come to life at WA Museum

Marie Bertolini, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2014


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase, Slideshow

The West Australian Museum has brought to life The Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous exhibition which has already reached just shy of 160,000 visitors. Featuring more than 20 life-size replica animatronic models, the collection includes a breathtaking 16 metre long and 10 metre hi...

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