Tag: deaths

Fishers protest against Government response to Cockburn Sound fish deaths

Posted December 12, 2015 17:50:12 Recreational fishers and conservationists have urged the Western Australian Government to take action to ensure a mass fish death in waters off Perth’s south will not take place once again. Around 200 people have attended a protest on the Rockingham foreshore, expressing anger at the Government’s response to the deaths…


Christmas cards hung outdoors Parliament to mark 78 domestic violence deaths

Updated December 11, 2015 19:34:17 A string of 78 Christmas cards was hung on the lawns of Parliament Property today — a single card for every Australian woman who will not commit this Christmas with loved ones as the outcome of domestic violence. The symbolic gesture was element of a rally calling for greater Government…


Pet crematorium owner called to 20 snake bite dog deaths this summer time in ACT

Posted December ten, 2015 21:50:07 External Hyperlink: Tips on snakes in the ACT from Territory and Municipal Services Photo: Brown snakes at Jerrabomberra Wetlands in Canberra. (Supplid: Lyndon Howe) Dog deaths from snake bites are on the rise this year according to the owner of a Canberra pet crematorium, who says she has been known…


Police appeal for data following mother and daughter’s deaths

Posted December 09, 2015 07:50:08 Police are searching for public support as they continue to investigate the deaths of an 11-year-old girl and her mother in Brisbane’s inner west. Celeste Pearson’s body was located in the bathroom of a unit at Auchenflower early on Tuesday morning. The physique of her 49-year-old mother was located about…


$15m to prevent far more fish deaths in WA’s South West

Posted December 08, 2015 22:26:35 A lot more than 30 projects costing practically $ 15 million will get underway to boost water top quality problems in a South West water catchment, plagued by a number of huge fish kills. About 10,000 fish had been killed in the Vasse-Wonnerup Estuary final year by a toxic algae…


Canola spill happened near internet site of Perth mass fish deaths: Government

Posted December 03, 2015 09:55:39 Photo: A dead snapper at Cockburn Sound, where poor water quality is believed to have killed off as a lot of as 14 various species of fish. (Supplied: Recfishwest) Connected Story: Fresh mass Cockburn fish deaths as probe fails to reveal result in Map: Perth 6000 A grain spill occurred…


Calls for greater on-site safety scrutiny after East Perth construction deaths

Posted November 26, 2015 ten:26:33 The deaths of two construction workers at a site in East Perth yesterday highlights the need to have for greater on-website safety scrutiny, the Master Builders Association (MBA) says. The two males, understood to be from Northern Ireland, were killed when they were crushed by a concrete panel at the…