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WA business confidence hits mid-boom levels

WA business confidence hits mid-boom levels


“This is a stark difference to just under three years ago when business confidence bottomed out to the same lows experienced during the GFC."

WA businesses are the most confident they've been in seven years and they're optimistic about the next 12 months.

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32 minutes ago

FOX Sports Australia

Honestly #TeamZlatan up until that horrible flop 🤨 ...


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Softest sport in the world.

I felt both should have been sent off. Zlatan for retaliation and the other fella for stamping. but i can understand why it was a yellow instead. It's very on the line stuff but all in all, a correct decision.

This game is an absolute joke!

Both should be kicked off the team for good. That’s how you play sport is it?

Enrico da Costa Chris Marques Myer Raymond you have to admit that this is pathetic 😂😂

Ben McQueen holy wow 😂

Eden James Jeremy dual sniper attack

Hahahahaha King does as he pleases.

Soccer is sooo tough honestly how he got up and was only supported by one man is beyond me hopefully he can come back from this horrific incident and become the player he once was Mario Carusello

Jared Dean same ole Zlatan

Sascha Keats The acting in this is Oscar worthy

Sean Beck Ryan Velasquez Alex Dell This is more pathetic than Everton's season

Rylan Meisinger youll appreciate this

LOL! Classic Zlatan Pierdonato Fino 😂

Michael that you?

Tom Strickland Thomas Gilbert triggered by this... he is a wannnnnkerrrrrr

Gavin Aidan wow

Lachlan Barnes Why does Zlatan have fans?

Lauren Martin Matthew Craft 🤣🤣 this is what I hate about football lol

Ako Spinooza why?

Gerald Randle imagine if any afl player went down like this after that contact

Surome, dodgy Zlatan! Something Lakh would do!

Andrew Walker sums up the sport nicely

This how you played? Brenden Mifsud

Luke Vachalec no faking in rugby league!!!!

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His appointment came as a surprise but proven 'winner' Unai Emery is being backed to shine at Arsenal. ...

His appointment came as a surprise but proven winner Unai Emery is being backed to shine at Arsenal.


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Mir Aldo you'd have to happy, surely.

Arturo Diaz-Arancibia don’t mind it

Ewan Johannes but does he have good character?

Nicholas Lynch

Kevin Love 👉 LeBron James 🚀🚀🚀 ...


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Tom Payne Ben Valverde who the 👑?

Emily Tyler 😍😍

Mat Buchanan Trent Scott James Dell

Todd Hall

9 hours ago

Nothing beats a back rub after a long day at work 😌

Photo: JJ Emerson at Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area, Destination Gold Coast

Nothing beats a back rub after a long day at work 😌

Photo: JJ Emerson at Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area, Destination Gold Coast


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JJ Emerson spotted this pair of kangaroos in the Coombabah Lakes Conservation Area in the Destination Gold Coast. He said usually in this spot the roos are just grazing, with a few young males doing a bit of sparring. Apparently, one of them started to have a scratch, and the other one took it as a challenge which resulted in a "bit of a spar!" (Photo: JJ Emerson)

Located just a short drive north of the Destination Gold Coast CBD, the Coombabah Lakes Conservation Area is chock-a-block with wildlife. JJ Emerson usually comes to this spot to watch the roos, but he says "it's also awesome to see koalas". In fact, this lovely wetland area is home to 274 species of animals, including koalas, wallabies, kangaroos and flying foxes, along with 24 internationally protected migratory bird species. (Photo: JJ Emerson)

Oh yes! Only they weren’t giving each other a back rub! 😂

Now, a lil to the left, up and bit, ahhhh yes that's the spot, darn I forgot to add dencorub, too. keep it up, this feels good..

Or if no one is around to give you a scratch, do it yourself 😂

Suvi Awasthi this is love, I just need a girl who gonna really understand 🎶

What does it say about me that I really thought those bushes in the back were on fire?

Wally Gonzalez nothing beats a back rub 😂

If you fall I will be there to catch you lol

Roberta Masala Anche ai canguri piace un bel massaggino alla schiena! ☝️😂😂😂

"And now hold this position for two minutes!"

Haha, you couldn’t be more right

I'll mill give you a nice back rub if you will give me one after.beautiful photo and color❤️❤️

Ah mate, no, more down under 😌

Gorgeous photo and interesting capturing !

Don't worry I'll catch you :)

Estefany Wen me giving u massage on tuesdays

Erin massages(Australian pronunciation) are the best !

Andreas Gutterau wenn du ein Känguru hättest müsstest du nicht mehr den Türrahmen vergewaltigen 😜

Shaun - nothing has captured us better than this shot 😂😘

Alyssa I desperately need this

Christian Aversa dovresti solo imparare dai canguri 😒

Looks like a trust fall 🤣

She helps him because he likes it. LOVE😍

That’s where we were Kim Mcdade Sue Smithers Le Long

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21 hours ago

Triple M Sydney

Well that makes total sense now!!

Catch The Rush Hour with MG from 6pm on Sydney's 104.9 Triple M.

1 day ago

Monday morning traffic is looking pretty heavy in Port Stephens 🐬🐬🐬

Video: Dolphin Swim Australia in Visit NSW


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Regarded as Australia's dolphin capital, Port Stephens, which is located a 2.5-hour drive north of and is home to a remarkable dolphin encounter. Most swim-with-dolphin experiences involve floating in the ocean and waiting in a stationary position until the dolphins approach you, but with Dolphin Swim Australia swimmers are pulled slowly alongside the dolphins. Participants are attached to a harness and clipped to a tow rope between the twin bows of a catamaran. As the dolphins move playfully through the water, you effectively swim in time with them. Photo: Dolphin Swim Australia

My dream some day...Iam in my sixties...but I can still dream .....someday to swim with the dolphins...what an intelligent mammal....even to pet one I’d be happy....

Will add to my next to-do for Australia!!!

I’ve done this - it’s amazing 🐬

I will do this around christmas-time ;) 🎅

Oh my, what an epic video! Absolutely beautiful 🐬

We seen some cuties at Bribie yesterday afternoon. Soooo adorable, everyone was loving them

We’ve had holidays in Pt. Stevens twice, beautiful

So True. ....beautiful experience having dolphins swim Next to you!❤

Traffic is heavy indeed, but no one seems to be in any hurry ;)

James Brierley well add this to the list looks like we’re going back to PS

We've been going there for almost ten years now. I'm making plans to retire there.

Best traffic ever 😍😍😍😘😘😘 I actually swam with then in port Stevens love the experience

That is traffic I don't have an issue with💙🐬🏝

How beautiful,,, I would love to be in the water with them....

That swim-with-dolphins experience looks like one of a kind! Perfect.. ❤☺🐋

Matthew Griffin Nixola McGeechan 👍 Port Stephens is definitely worth a visit when you come to Sydney. Not too far either 😍☀️

Daren Sayer Ian thats where we are going in August!!!!

Jonathan Balfour I better see a dolphin on our trip!

Awesome........ cant wait to swim with this beautiful dolphins soon ....... Written in a diary

Dolphins are awesome.

Omg. My fave💕💕💕 Swim with them.

Amazing dolphin swim in port stephens very nice for looking, amazing Australia 🐬🐬🐬🐋🐋🐬

I love the baby swimming with mama.

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Renowned Brisbane artist Judith Wright presents her most recent installation in an ongoing project to construct the imagined life of a lost child, 'In the Garden of Good and Evil' 🌹🥀This exhibition continues the artist's meditation on vulnerability, love and loss. Be sure to visit on your next trip to QAG! ...

Renowned Brisbane artist Judith Wright presents her most recent installation in an ongoing project to construct the imagined life of a lost child, In the Garden of Good and Evil 🌹🥀This exhibition continues the artists meditation on vulnerability, love and loss. Be sure to visit on your next trip to QAG!


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2 days ago

Time to come clean. Who didn’t know it snowed in Australia? ❄️

Photo: Cam Blake Photography in Discover Tasmania

Time to come clean. Who didn’t know it snowed in Australia?  ❄️

Photo: Cam Blake Photography in Discover Tasmania


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Many of the higher altitude areas of Discover Tasmania were blanketed in powder-white flakes after a recent autumn snowfall, creating some beautiful photo opportunities like this frosty forest track. What a feast for the eyes! Photo: Cam Blake Photography

Winter has arrived a tad early in Discover Tasmania, by the looks of things! Cam Blake Photography captured these stunning shots in Discover Tasmania's Mount Field National Park near Hobart & Beyond, which experienced an autumn snowfall a couple of weeks ago.

Up at Katoomba in the Blue Mountains in June, you will get lots of snow. The British people living here have a 2nd Christmas every year, mainly for the kids, big fireplaces, Sleigh rides, Santa, great time for all.

Saw my first snow in Tasmania in October 1966 when we moved to Storeys Creek, on the side of Ben Lomond. Burnt the toast looking out the kitchen window at the falling snow and the pristine backyard....a real experience for a girl from the out back. Loved Tassie.Thank you for that pic..quite reminiscent of the track down the mountain which we had to conquer to get to Avoca and on to other places.

This is beautiful really...I can imagine how sweet it would be going through this path and having some beautiful photos as such

Of course it snows in Australia! Always wanted to check out Perisher!

I knew it did I studied Australia in the early 60's when we though about moving there. :)

There you go, driving to work last year.

Yes I did know, because we see it every year. 😊❄⛄

I did not know. Cannot wait to visit Australia one day. Looks beautiful, i love snow.

Mount Wellington on Tasmania, went there in 1986 and couldn't see a foot in front of my face!

We even have ski resorts! Amazing right?

Had no clue. Interest fact. Learn something new every day!

I think you have your winter while we in North America has summer. We went from winter to summer this month.

A few years ago on the way to my parents property

It snowed when we were there in October but it’s still amazing place to go or live

Learn to ski in Thredbo, instructors are much more patient and encouraging than in France, especially with an elderly (50++) beginner.

and yet, coming up to 65 years, I've still never seen snow...

Never been there, but pretty sure i'd perfer an Australian winter over a Canadian one.

Jon Warnholtz not what you normally connect Australia to!

austrlia is amazing whether it's snow or not 👍❤️

Aww I love snow!

My Mom went skiing when she was growing up in Australia.

Me, I didn't know it snowed in Australia.

I’ve seen the snow only twice in my life in Oberon, NSW and on Mt Wellington in Hobart, Tasmania.

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