Western Australia’s Pilbara region rattled by earthquake amid cyclone recovery

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ABC Pilbara By Karen Michelmore, Rebecca Parish, Susan Standen and Courtney Fowler Edited, Compiled & Copied by GW Rehder 13/02/2020 A 4.3-magnitude earthquake has struck off the Pilbara coast of Western Australia, less than 48 hours after a severe tropical cyclone swept through the region. Key points: Locals in the […]

Nullarbor’s Eyre and Coolgardie-Esperance highways close again causing travel chaos, tempers to flare

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ABC Goldfields By Jarrod Lucas and Ivo da Silva Copied, edited & compiled by JD Schildmann 02/01/2020 A remote roadhouse on the Nullarbor has run out of toilet paper and is running low on beer and even more essential food items as bushfires cause chaos for truck drivers and holidaymakers […]

WA’s native Christmas tree puts traditional pine variety well and truly in the shade

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ABC Great Southern By Ellie Honeybone and Tom Edwards Posted about an hour agoTue 24 Dec 2019, Copied, edited & compiled by JD Schildmann 24/12/2019 Every year, the Nuytsia floribunda, or ‘Aussie Christmas tree’ as it is commonly known, bursts into bright orange life each December. Key points: The unique […]

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Why this couple left corporate life to live in a converted school bus in the bush ABC South East SA By Bec Whetham Posted about 5 hours agoSat 21 Dec 2019, Copied, edited & compiled by JD Schildmann 21/12/2019 Brenton and Kem Lynch-Rhodes can easily recall the life they were […]

International Court of Justice upholds Australia’s bid to ban Japanese whaling in Antarctica

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By Andrew Darby The International Court of Justice has upheld Australia’s bid to ban Japan’s Antarctic whaling program. ICJ president Peter Tomka said the court concluded the scientific permits granted by Japan for its whaling program were not scientific research as defined under International Whaling Commission rules. Japan has been […]

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Cane toads may be answer to save endangered loggerhead turtle eggs from goanna attacks ABC Wide Bay By Johanna Marie Posted 17 minutes agoFri 20 Dec 2019, 5:47am Copied, edited & compiled by JD Schildmann 20/12/2019 Cane toads have been wreaking havoc on native species since they were introduced to […]

NZ volcano victims Julie Richards and daughter Jessica remembered at Brisbane candlelight vigil

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By Talissa Siganto and Rebeka Powell Copied, edited & compiled by JD Schildmann 16/12/2019 Family, friends, colleagues, local politicians and even complete strangers have gathered in a Brisbane park to hold a vigil for two Queensland victims of the New Zealand volcano disaster. Key points: Julie Richards and Jessica Richards […]

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