Entire old mining town up for sale…including its pub! 

Australia is littered with old towns that sprung up to support mining operations and then contracted back to a shadow of their former selves – and now you have the chance to buy one, complete with its own pub. 

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How a piece of US rail history found an unlikely new life in the Pilbara

The story of the Silver Star starts out in the midwest of the United States in the late 1930s, when rail was still a dominant mode of cross-country passenger transport.

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End of an era as much-loved ‘whisper jet’ departs the WA FIFO scene

The last of Cobham Aviation’s British Aerospace 146 aircraft has made its final fly-in, fly-out journey from Murrin Murrin.

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The most valuable WA resource that you’ve probably never heard of

One of the most important contributors to WA mining and resources is a low-key operation that doesn't produce any commodities.

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The incredible, untold story of Ces Leary, WA’s trailblazing female geophysicist

She might well have been Australia's first female geophysicist. But it's only in the past two years that Ces Leary's family have learned how remarkable their pioneering relative was.

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The golden discovery poised to change the way we look at the Pilbara

Emerging explorer and project developer De Grey Mining is out to prove there is much more to mining in WA's North West than iron ore.

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Changing face of Collie

The old WA working town learning new tourism tricks

Once known for its coal and power stations and not much else, the WA country town of Collie has some new strings to its bow.

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Ngajarli Trail

A new view for the world’s densest collection of rock art

Murujuga National Park is home to more than one million pieces of rock art, some of it more than 40,000 years old.

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4.4 billion-year-old Erawondoo Hill gains national heritage listing

Did you know the world’s oldest minerals are found right here in Western Australia? The Zircon Crystals at Erawondoo Hill in WA’s Pilbara region date back 4.4 billion years and are only 120 million years younger than the earth itself. This globally unique site of international significance has just been added to the National Heritage […]

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How the resource sector has changed since 1991

The resource sector has changed considerably in the last 30 years. In 1991 gold was by far the number one resource contributing to the economy of Western Australia. As you can see from the chart below, things started to change with the mining boom at the start of the new millennium. China’s rise as a […]

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