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Does your employer need to know if you have tinea?

Does your employer need to know if you have tinea?

August 26, 2013

The Skilled Group has been accused of asking potential employees intrusive medical questions about their menstrual cycles, if they have tinea, and if they’re planning to get pregnant. Stephen C...

Perth journalist takes on Mongolian mining boom

Perth journalist takes on Mongolian mining boom

August 26, 2013

Amy Wilson-Chapman, business editor for The Sunday Times and Perthnow, is leaving the comforts of Perth to spend a year working with the Press Institute of Mongolia. Much like WA, Mongolia has extensive mineral...

Electronic electoral rolls to be pioneered

Electronic electoral rolls to be pioneered

August 25, 2013

As part of a new trial for the upcoming elections, the Australian Electoral Commission will replace the physical hard copy of the electoral roll with an electronic version of the electoral roll in booths...

Chain liquor stores rile Margaret River community

Tanya Phillips, Student reporter

August 25, 2013

Filed under News, Showcase

Coles and Woolworths have been granted approval to open liquor stores in Margaret River despite opposition from the Margaret River Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Opposition to the proposal was stronger even than that to recent plans to undertake coal mining in the region. Chamber president Pauline McLeod said in a statement that a survey revealed almost 90 per cent of chamber members objected to the supermarket giants opening their l...

Overstretched PMH gets a $35 million boost

Overstretched PMH gets a $35 million boost

August 22, 2013

Princess Margaret Hospital will receive a $35 million funding boost, Health Minister Kim Hames announced today, with funding to be used to improve West Australian cancer and paediatric services over the...

WA surf website caters for local swells

WA surf website caters for local swells

August 22, 2013

Local Padbury resident and surf photographer Peter Jovic has created a unique local surfing website that tailors specifically for WA surfers, in a bid to build a sense of community and connect the western...

‘Don’t Max the Malls’ response positive

‘Don’t Max the Malls’ response positive

August 22, 2013

Mocked-up trams placed in the Hay Street Mall as part of a campaign against plans to run a light-rail route through the centre have received a positive response from the public, according to the city of...

Winning votes on the side of the road

Winning votes on the side of the road

August 22, 2013

  It’s a chilly spring morning in Mount Lawley and Darryl Moore, Liberal candidate for the seat of Perth, is standing by a busy road waving to WA voters in a scene reminiscent to 1950s US politician...

Warning downgraded for dangerous WA bushfire

Warning downgraded for dangerous WA bushfire

August 22, 2013

The emergency warning issued yesterday for a bushfire burning around the popular tourist area of Cape Leveque, about 200 kilometres from Broome, has been further downgraded to 'advice' level. This means tha...

Sharknado survival plan stirs up a storm

Sharknado survival plan stirs up a storm

August 22, 2013

Out of all the disaster movies that have been released in the 21st century, no-one expected the low-budget horror movie Sharknado to create such a big impact on society. The cult film emerged from the ...

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