How mussel-power is helping improve a vital WA waterway

Mussels, for many of us, are best known as a delicacy usually enjoyed in a chilli-infused tomato broth, alongside fresh white crusty bread. But they are also a vital part of Australian waterways.

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Teenage WA ranger snaps ‘Holy Grail’ photo of Australia’s most elusive bird in flight

The night parrot once disappeared for more than 60 years and only a few hundred are thought to exist.

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Perth geologist turns love for WA’s rugged rocks into make-up range

As a geologist, Eliza Stewart knows she has been given a unique opportunity to appreciate the colours and contours of WA’s outback

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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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Flooded old mines emerge as surprising community heating option

One of the most complex questions in global mining remains what to do with sites once they have reached the end of their operational lives. 

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Last of Argyle’s pink diamonds in ’emotional’ Antwerp farewell

The last tender of Argyle pink diamonds has arrived in the world diamond capital of Antwerp for viewing by prospective bidders. 

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Meet RORI…the mine site firefighter who can go where human colleagues can’t

RORI isn't your average mining co-worker. But he's poised to solve some long-standing emergency response issues and protect equipment worth millions of dollars.

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Rare Kimberley pink diamond sets Australian-record price

The Fitzpatrick Pink had originally been acquired after a visit to an Argyle display at the World Expo in Brisbane.

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WA mining giant takes single-use plastic drink bottles out of the picture

The move to limit drinks to those available in non-plastic packaging both on-site and at the company’s Perth offices was revealed as part of Plastic Free July.

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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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