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  • WA levy ‘should fund rural fire service’
    A review into WA's emergency services levy has found if the state government establishes a rural fire service, the levy should contribute funding.
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  • Major parties grovelling to pokies: Wilkie
    Australia's major political parties have been accused of grovelling to the multi-billion dollar pokie industry amid money-laundering and machine rigging allegations against James Packer's Crown casino.
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  • Treasurer off to Vietnam for APEC meeting
    Treasurer Scott Morrison is heading to Vietnam for official talks with finance ministers from 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation countries.
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  • Qld trawler survivor reunited with family
    The sole known survivor of a fishing vessel that sank off the central Queensland coast has been reunited with his family as authorities try to find the bodies of his six crewmates.
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  • No doubt on WA convictions: DNA inquiry
    An investigation into misconduct by a scientist who was sacked from WA's forensic testing service found 11 anomalies in tests but the errors were not deemed sufficient to cast doubt on any criminal convictions.
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  • WA offers $250,000 reward on Kehlet murder
    The family of a murdered prospector and his missing wife in WA's outback hope a $250,000 reward for information will help solve the mystery and end their "agonising and exhausting limbo".
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