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Review: Tommaso D'Orsogna wins big at Western Australia Championships Special

Australian swimmer Tommaso D'Orsogna has a major reason to be proud. He still wins swimming competitions, while in medical school.

Australian project will export renewable energy to Indonesia

A coalition of renewable energy leaders has proposed plans to build a 6 GW wind and solar hybrid power plant in Western Australia to export its electricity production to its northern neighbor Indonesia via subsea electrical cables.

Western Australia teen spears shark that attacked friend

Perth - A teenager from Western Australia has used his spear gun to kill the shark that fatally attacked his friend. Jay Muscat was killed following an attack by a great white shark at Cheynes Beach in Albany only days ago.

Gilbert's potoroo once thought to be extinct, making a comeback

The Gilbert's potoroo, or rat-kangaroo is Australia's most endangered animal and one of the world's most endangered mammals. Thought to be extinct in the, 30 of the animals were rediscovered in 1994. With careful conservation, there are now 100.

WA Fisheries Dept. refuses to pay for removal of whale carcass

Perth - The humpback whale carcass that made news earlier this month when a man thought it would be funny to "surf a whale," is back in the public spotlight again. This time, the focus is on who is responsible for paying for the removal of the carcass.

Protesters to hit Western Australian beaches over shark cull Special

The Entrance - A state government plan to set 72 drum lines to ensnare sharks is drawing the ire of Australian activists. Captured sharks longer than 3 meters in length will be shot and dumped back into the ocean.

Video: Sea eagle steals camera, makes mini-documentary

Ending in the capture of probably one of the most original "selfies" yet, a sea eagle stole a camera and went on a 100 kilometer (70 mile) aerial tour of Western Australia in May this year. Now the video has been released on YouTube for our edification.

Monster cyclone Rusty hits Western Australia, nation

Sydney - A big category 4 cyclone is parked off Western Australia and it’s not budging. It’s moving extremely slowly and feeding rain and cloud all the way to Tasmania. Rusty is expected to dump more rain on the north west in 3 days than Perth gets all winter.

Surfer survives vicious shark attack off Western Australia coast

Carnarvon - A 34-year old man suffered serious injuries but was conscious after being rescued from a shark attack off Western Australia's Gascoyne coast. The shark bit the surfer on the abdomen and then latched onto his arm as he tried to fight off the attack.

Review: Red Dog: True story of a dog who captured the hearts of a town

If this Australian movie is on DVD near you, it comes highly recommended, but have a big box of tissues nearby. You will need them!

EU's demand for non-GM canola benefits Western Australians

European countries who have banned GM canola are turning to Australia for supplies. They previously bought from Canada, but now that country grows mostly GM crops.

Australian surfer dies from shark attack

Western Australia hasn't seen a fatal attack at the surfing area known as Boneyards in more than twenty years, that changed today.

Dying man's father pleading for attacker to come forward

Melbourne - A father pleads for the person who left his 37-year-old sun fighting for his life to come forward since he says the attacker has ruined his own life too due to stupidity.

Police officer caught drink-driving

A thirty-two year old police officer was charged with drink driving on duty in Margaret River in Western Australia, it was reported.

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Map of cable from Australia to Indonesia.
Map of cable from Australia to Indonesia.
Scientists found 3.4 billion-year-old microfossils of anaerobic bacteria in the wilderness of Wester...
Scientists found 3.4 billion-year-old microfossils of anaerobic bacteria in the wilderness of Western Australia.
David Wacey
Lake Hillier is a saline lake on the edge of Middle Island  the largest of the islands and islets th...
Lake Hillier is a saline lake on the edge of Middle Island, the largest of the islands and islets that make up the Recherche Archipelago in the Goldfields-Esperance region, off the south coast of Western Australia.
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Western Australia beaches closed following fatal shark attack.
Western Australia beaches closed following fatal shark attack.

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