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Clover is friend as well as foe

Clover is friend as well as foe
September 14, 2020

Most people view clover as an annoying weed in their garden, but clover is a natural fertiliser and vital for feeding livestock. The natural bacteria that grows in its root system takes nitrogen from...

Hotels face fierce competition

Hotels face fierce competition
October 16, 2017

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...

COMMENT: Think twice about Afterpay

COMMENT: Think twice about Afterpay
October 9, 2017

This year Afterpay has recently appeared in many stores I shop at around Perth. The digital service makes it possible for a consumer to buy something now and take it home while paying it off later in...

Designing cooler diabetes devices

Designing cooler diabetes devices
October 9, 2017

A group of New Zealand researchers have teamed up with young type 1 diabetes sufferers, to design discreet medical devices to help them feel more comfortable managing their diabetes. Design PhD student...

Say bye to single use plastic bags

Say bye to single use plastic bags
October 2, 2017

Premier Mark McGowan has announced Western Australia will ban single-use plastic bags from the start of July in 2018. South Australia, Northern Territory, Tasmania and ACT have already moved to ban...

Sea Shepherd ends Southern Ocean Mission

September 11, 2017

Anti-whaling and marine environment conservation organization Sea Shepherd has announced it will no longer fight Japanese whaling fleets in the Southern Ocean. Founder Captain Paul Watson has accused...

New York style love on screen

New York style love on screen
September 10, 2017

This month Luna Cinemas will be screening a much acclaimed and intriguing psychological mystery family drama called, The Only Living Boy in New York. Titled after the 1970 song by Simon & Garfunkel,...

Perth Liberal state conference: GST and Secession

WA Liberal State Conference
September 3, 2017

The Perth annual Liberal Party state conference has yielded interesting results, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull promising GST reform and a motion for WA to secede and establish financial independence. Turnbull...

WA’s first female surveyor general

Surveyor General Dione Bilick
August 21, 2017

For the first time in Western Australian history, the Surveyor General role has been awarded to a woman. Dione Bilick will join the historic list of WA Surveyor Generals that includes John Septimus...

Greece Is Coming To ECU!

Credit: ECU Parties and Events
April 21, 2017

Grab your toga and get ready to party! Edith Cowan University 's Joondalup tavern will host the fourth Annual Toga Party on 21 April 2017.   ECU Parties and Events,  an ECU run group founded...

Tasmania winner in CSIRO research centre deal

Tasmania winner in CSIRO research centre deal
May 13, 2016

The CSIRO has announced plans for a national climate research centre to be based in Hobart with the new research centre to be staffed by 40 full-time scientists who will focus on climate modelling and...

ABC to face facts after budget cuts

Credit: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
May 13, 2016

Speculation surrounding the potential termination of ABC's Fact Check program has caused an online uproar. The program, which works to hold public figures accountable by checking the accuracy of their...

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