WA Budget 2018: Households cop big fee hikes to get finances back on track

WA Budget 2018: Households cop big fee hikes to get finances back on track

Updated May 10, 2018 16:29:37 Photo: WA Premier Mark McGowan and Treasurer Ben Wyatt with the 2018 budget. (Supplied: The West Australian) Related Story: Fears budget property tax to hobble recovering market, as ‘significant’ properties remain exempt The McGowan Government has used its second budget to argue its case for …

WA on track for surplus, GST pledge politically motivated, WA treasurer says

May 7, 2018. ​WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt speaks to reporters in Perth and says the state’s budget deficit for 2018/19 will be lower than expected at about $900 million. Mr Wyatt says the state remains on track for a surplus by 2020/21. Mr Wyatt says his federal counterpart Scott Morrison’s …

Track Design Engineers job in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | Job ID: 575210

Track Design Engineers job in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | Job ID: 575210

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | USD Up to $11250.00 per month, Gross + Benefits | Permanent Ewi recruitment The market leading infrastructure recruitment specialist is seeking a Rail Track Design Engineer to join a leading engineering consultant in Sydney, Australia Opportunity My client is a market …

‘Usain Bolt’ oyster on track to be a Guinness World Record holder

‘Usain Bolt’ oyster on track to be a Guinness World Record holder

Updated May 01, 2018 16:08:05 Photo: Clyde River oyster grower, Bernie Connell with his giant oyster named Jack. (Supplied: Laurelle Pacey) Related Story: Stargazing Live World Record Attempt Related Story: Guinness World Records of 2017 unveiled Bernie Connell is an oyster farmer from the Clyde River on the NSW Far …

Coastrek on Fleurieu Peninsula on right track thanks to ‘wild women on top’ like Juliet Haslam

Coastrek on Fleurieu Peninsula on right track thanks to ‘wild women on top’ like Juliet Haslam

Posted May 01, 2018 11:31:08 Photo: Coastrek was started in Sydney in 2009 and has since grown in popularity. (Supplied: Coastrek) Olympic gold medallist Juliet Haslam stumbled upon bushwalking, so to speak, but it’s taken her little time to become the face of an event expected to draw thousands of …

Federal budget on track for surplus but vulnerable to tax cuts, economist says

Federal budget on track for surplus but vulnerable to tax cuts, economist says

Updated April 26, 2018 14:16:11 The Turnbull Government’s “remarkable discipline” in spending has it on track to achieve a budget surplus on schedule, but a leading analyst has warned it could quickly evaporate in tax cuts and Australia’s finances remain vulnerable to any economic shock. Former Treasury official and Industry …

Missing man Kyu Lee, search at Dandenong Ranges walking track

Missing man Kyu Lee, search at Dandenong Ranges walking track

MORE than 30 volunteers are combing the bush near the 1000 Steps in Melbourne’s east looking for an elderly man who went missing while walking his dog. Ferntree Gully man Kyu Lee was last seen leaving his home address just after 1pm with his pet. Police are appealing for public …

Ellenbrook train debate follows eerily similar track to Mandurah railway line

Ellenbrook train debate follows eerily similar track to Mandurah railway line

Posted April 22, 2018 08:39:42 Photo: The Ellenbrook project is not the first time opponents have criticised a new rail line. (ABC News: Andrew O’Connor) Related Story: Is the Ellenbrook rail line WA’s biggest-ever political football? Related Story: The argument for Metronet to be scrapped to shore up the WA …

Metal stakes found at Kilmore race track, meeting called off as police investigate

Metal stakes found at Kilmore race track, meeting called off as police investigate

Posted April 12, 2018 15:47:23 Photo: Two metal star pickets were found hammered into the turf. (Racing.com) Police are investigating after metal stakes were discovered on a country Victorian race track in the hours before a mid-week meeting was scheduled to begin. Authorities made the decision to abandon all eight …

From motorbikes to remote control cars, how one transgender woman found support on the race track

From motorbikes to remote control cars, how one transgender woman found support on the race track

By Nadine Maloney Posted March 31, 2018 09:48:04 Photo: Before transitioning, Nicole was working in a mechanic workshop (ABC News: Nadine Maloney) Related Story: Being transgender in the outback where stilettos are almost as rare as rain Related Story: ‘I did have a lot of stares’: The tiny town that …