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#Western Australia

# western-australia - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Australian police hunt for men accused of torturing and killing kangaroos

A man was seen brandishing knuckle-dusters in one of the pictures.

# western-australia - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'We are devastated': Grandparents, mother and four children killed in murder-suicide in Australia

Police said they weren’t looking for anyone else in relation to the shootings.

# western-australia - Friday 29 July, 2016

Irish man to be detained at infamous Australian immigration centre "for three months"

26-year-old Bernard Lee from Greystones has been detained at the notorious Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre near Perth.

# western-australia - Friday 8 January, 2016

Grandfather charged with stabbing baby girl to death in Australia

The Chinese man has also been charged with attempting to murder his wife and daughter.

# western-australia - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Backpacker charged with concealing birth of her baby is allowed to come back to Ireland

The 25-year-old had her passport returned to her today but she must go back to Australia for a hearing in October.

# western-australia - Friday 8 August, 2014

Irish backpacker charged with covering up death of newborn in Australian outback

The 25-year-old is said to have given birth at home alone.

# western-australia - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Great white shark dies after choking on a sea lion Shark Bait

Great white shark dies after choking on a sea lion

Greedy, greedy shark.

# western-australia - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Have scientists discovered a recorded sound of MH370 crashing into the Indian Ocean?

Australian researchers say it’s unlikely, but they’re investigating it.

# western-australia - Monday 28 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Newspaper apologises for 'World is Fukt' headline The Fourth Estate

Newspaper apologises for 'World is Fukt' headline

It was a “production and printing error”. We’ll say!

# western-australia - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From The42 West Cork woman makes debut in Australian legends football league Newcomer

West Cork woman makes debut in Australian legends football league

Linda Holland made her bow for Western Australia Angels last weekend.

# western-australia - Monday 4 November, 2013

Relatives of Irish transported to Australia invited to celebrate their heritage

Notorious Fremantle Prison to mark contribution of all transported convicts to the building of Western Australia – including Irish.

# western-australia - Monday 18 February, 2013

Australian police force poaching trained gardaí

A garda source told that the link to the Western Australian Police’s recruitment page has “gone viral” in recent days.

# western-australia - Monday 11 February, 2013

Irishman, 21, stabbed in western Australia

The man is said to be in a critical condition. The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is providing consular assistance.

# western-australia - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Australia saves 150 dolphins from shallow water

The large pod was herded out to sea by the Department of Environment and Conservation.

# western-australia - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

# western-australia - Monday 19 November, 2012

Irish man dies in Western Australia

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the family of Ryan Doyle, who died in an accident.

# western-australia - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’

The AHA are hoping to find plenty of ‘experienced hospitality staff’ when they are in Dublin next Tuesday and Wednesday.

# western-australia - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Irish? Under 30? An Australian hotel wants you

The country’s hotel association says employers are desperate to find waiters, chefs, bar staff and other workers.

# western-australia - Friday 4 November, 2011

Australian minister says Irish 'salivating' at thought of working in Oz

Peter Collier, Western Australia’s Workforce Minister, wants to see thousands of visas given to unemployed Irish people willing to emigrate.

# western-australia - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Australia touted as jobseekers head to Working Abroad Expo

One company has said it is seeking candidates for 500 vacancies Down Under, at today’s event in Dublin.

# western-australia - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Australian government to target employers of illegal immigrants

Australia is calling out for Irish workers and is willing to make the visa process easier, but it also tackling a huge labour black market.

# western-australia - Friday 15 July, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Western Australia 'can take one-third of unemployed from Ireland'

The state’s jobs minister says the region needs 150,000 workers – or one in three of those on the Live Register.

# western-australia - Monday 11 July, 2011

Take Five: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Western Australia Jobs Minister on the hunt for Irish workers

Skilled workers are being invited to a seminar on Thursday in Dublin, with the WA Jobs Minister saying that they’ll take people back on the plane with them if possible.

# western-australia - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Naked Irish rower forced to abandon solo Indian Ocean crossing

The ‘Naked Adventurer’, Keith Whelan, is forced to give up his attempt due to health concerns and damage to his boat.

# western-australia - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Naked Irish rower rescued after sustaining head injury off Australia

Keith Whelan – the ‘Naked Adventurer’ – had been hoping to become the youngest man to row solo across the Indian Ocean.

# western-australia - Monday 16 May, 2011

From The42 View from Oz: the west's awake on derby day Down Under This post contains videos

View from Oz: the west's awake on derby day

Our man in Australia, Neil Sherwin, was front and centre as one Australia’s biggest local rivalries was played out this weekend.

# western-australia - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Last WWI combat veteran dies in Australia aged 110

Claude Choules lied about his age to join the British Royal Navy at the height of World War I – but, despite the fame his military service brought him, he became a pacifist in later life and refused to glorify war.