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  Western Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Western Australia is Australia's largest state in area, covering the western third of the mainland, and is bordered by South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Western Australia was granted self-government in 1889 with a bicameral House of Parliament, located in Perth, consisting of the Legislative Assembly (or lower house), and the Legislative Council (or upper house).
Western Australia is the home of the Western Force, a new franchise in the Super 14 rugby union competition (formerly the Super 12 before the addition of the Force and a team in South Africa).
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 Stirling, Western Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The City of Stirling now has an area of about 100 km², and 30 suburbs stretching from Railway Parade, Mount Lawley in the East (which is immediately due north of the Perth CBD), to the Indian Ocean suburbs of Scarborough, Trigg, North Beach and Waterman in the West.
Stirling is currently (2004) the largest Local Government Area by population in Western Australia.
Stirling was named after Admiral Sir James Stirling, who explored and colonised the Swan River and was the first Governor of Western Australia.
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 Australia and its States, Sports, Food, Animals and Plants
Perth the captial of Western Australia enjoys the best climate of any Australian capital with a mean temp of 23.5C in the hottest month, February and a mean temp of 13C in the coldest month of July.
The Coat of Arms of the State of Western Australia was granted by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, by Royal Warrant dated the 17th day of March, 1969.
Western Australia Primary industries are varied depending on the climate and regions of the state.
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 Perth, Western Australia: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Stirling, a Scot, implemented the wish of Sir George Murray (George Murray: more facts about this subject), Secretary of State for War and the Colonies (Secretary of State for War and the Colonies: the secretary of state for war and the colonies was a british cabinet level position responsible...
The 90 year-old University of Western Australia in particular is renowned for its monumental neo-classical architecture, most of which is carved from white limestone, and is a notable tourist destination in the city.
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 Stirling, Robert - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Stirling, Robert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Stirling engine has a high thermal efficiency and a large number of inherent advantages, such as flexibility in the choice of fuel, that could make it as important as the internal-combustion engine.
Stirling was born in Cloag, Perthshire, and attended Glasgow and Edinburgh universities.
Stirling engines use what is effectively two pistons to push the working fluid between two working spaces.
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 Stirling, Sir James
Stirling was selected to take charge of the settlement, and for some time there was a doubt as to what was to be his exact position.
Stirling and his officers fixed the sites of Fremantle and Perth, and the surveyor-general was soon busy surveying the land so that grants could be made to the settlers who began to arrive almost at once.
Stirling again took up his naval duties and was in command of the Indies in the Mediterranean from October 1840 to June 1844, and the Howe from April 1847 to April 1850.
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 World Homes Network - Western Australia
Western Australia accounts for 4% of Australia's dairy industry, 45% of the dairy products of the state being consumed as milk, 15% being processed for export, and the rest being used in products for local sale.
The state produces 95% of the iron ore produced in Australia; reserves of high grade iron ore are found in the Homersley Ranges in the Pilbara District, in the northwest of the state.
Western Australia produces 60% of the alumina produced in Australia; it is mined in the Darling Range.
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 Western Australia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Western Australia is the largest state of the commonwealth, but only its southwest corner is fertile and substantially settled; the rest is arid and scarcely habitable.
Western Australia’s population of Australian aborigines numbers about 25,000.
Governed at first by New South Wales, Western Australia received its own governor in 1831 and a full constitution as a separate colony in 1890.
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 Western Australia
Perth, the capital of Western Australia, lies on the banks of the Swan River and is a cosmopolitan city with a big country heart.
Western Australia is the sunniest state in the driest continent.
Western Australia is blessed with warm but dry weather.
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 State Links - Western Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The flag of Western Australia is based on the Blue Ensign, with the badge of the state superimposed on the right-hand side.
WA occupies the western third of the continent, bordered by the Indian Ocean in the west and the Southern Ocean in the south.
Western Australia is three and a half times bigger than Texas.
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 Council Websites — Western Australian Whole of Local Government Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An abundance of wildflowers grow in the Stirling Ranges, some of which are unique to the area and cannot be found growing in their natural state anywhere else in the world.
The Shire of Donnybrook/Balingup is situated in the South West of Western Australia in a picturesque area surrounded by stunning old growth forests, winding rivers, rolling hills, vineyards and lush orchards.
Narembeen is situated 286Km from Perth in the Wheatbelt area of Western Australia and is predominantly an agricultural region with the main agricultural areas being cereal cropping, cattle and sheep.
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 Perth, Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Perth, Western Australia is the state capital city of Western Australia and fourth-largest city in Australia.
Division of Perth, an electoral district in the Australian House of Representatives, in Western Australia, based around the centre of the city.
Electoral district of Perth, an electoral district in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly, based around the central business district of the city.
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 WESTERN AUSTRALIAN HISTORY
Western Australia A.C.Frost and the Donnybrook Balingup Shire Council 1976 1st.
KERR A. The South-West Region Of Western Australia.
A survey of studies of immigrant assimilation in Western Australia.
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 Stirling Range National Park - Tourism Western Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Stirling Range National Park was named by John Septimus Roe on 4th November 1835 after Captain James Stirling, the first Governor of Western Australia.
The Stirling Range can be accessed easily by car via Chester Pass Road from Albany, Formby South Road from Gnowangerup or East from Albany Highway via Salt River Road or Redgum Pass.
According to recent research and fossil finds by the University of Western Australia, the Stirling Range formation was deposited betweeen 590-540 million years ago.
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 Western Australia
13,517), Western Australia, SW Australia, a suburb of Perth.
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Kimberley, geographical area, Australia - Kimberley, geographical area, c.139,000 sq mi (360,010 sq km), Western Australia, NW Australia.
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 STIRLING RANGES - WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Great Southern Region - Tourist Resource Centre
If you are travelling to the Great Southern Region and your interest is the Stirling Range, Cranbrook will make a wonderful base for your adventure as it is situated only 10km's away from these magnificent peaks in the Stirling Range National Park.
Sukey's Hill Lookout - Panoranmic views of the Stirling Range and Salt Lakes to the North and East.
Borden named after an early Canadian Prime Minister is a small rural town serving visitors to the Stirling Ranges as well as the local community.
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 Western Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Western Australia was, and indeed from its geographical position must have been, the first part of the continent to become actually known, lying as it does just off what was then the main trade route to the East.
Although the existence of the western side of the continent had been known for certainly two, and possibly three, centuries, it was not until the third decade of the nineteenth century--some forty years after the foundation of the colony of New South Wales--that the British Government decided to take steps to found a settlement there.
Stirling's report and the Governor's dispatch appear to have been conveyed to England by Stirling in person, and were forwarded by the Colonial Office to the Admiralty for an opinion in regard to the formation of a settlement at Swan River.
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 The Constitutional Centre of Western Australia - stirling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He was born in 1791 in England and came from a family well-known and celebrated in the naval history of the 18th century.
He was finally rewarded with a knighthood that the colonists supported, writing that Stirling had "been highly and deservedly popular" and was "...a friend of warm sympathy with individual distress, and an entire and liberal promoter of every good and liberal institution..."
In later years, he was criticised for not always acting in the best interests of the colony, accused of being elitist and arrogant in the use of his powers.
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 Western Australia: Australia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The foundation of the colony of Western Australia dates from the year 1826 when Major Lockyer landed at Albany in charge of an expedition from Sydney, consisting of a detachment of the 39th Regiment and a number of prisoners.
The Swan River Settlement, as it was known originally, was made a separate colony, under the name of Western Australia, on the 1st June, 1829.
Captain Stirling was appointed the first Governor; and it remained a Crown colony under the direct control of the British Government until the 20th October, 1890.
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 Government House - Perth, Western Australia
Stirling’s official designation of Lieutenant Governor was superseded by that of Governor in November 1831.
Stirling had moved in by 1834, prior to completion of the work in 1835.
Stirling resigned in October 1837 and left the Colony for England in January 1839.
www.govhouse.wa.gov.au /history.htm   (897 words)

  
 ALBANY - WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Great Southern Region - Tourist Resource Centre
The brig was purchased by the Ralston family of Scotland in 1823 as transport for the purpose of migrating to Australia.
In 1832 Governor Stirling renamed Albany and claimed it as a part of the Swan River Colony.
Fortunately the practice of whale hunting was prohibited throughout Australia by the International Whaling Commission in 1963 and all whaling stations except Frenchman Bay ceased to operate.
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 Stirling Range National Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The jagged peaks of the Stirling Range stretch for 65 kilometres from east to west.
Buried deep in the Earth's crust, the rocks which form today's Stirling Range were gradually exposed over millions of years as the surrounding rocks were worn away by the forces of weathering (chemical breakdown) and erosion (physical removal of material by water, wind and gravity).
The brilliant pink of Stirling Range pixie mop (Isopogon latifolius) contrasts strongly with the reds of the Nemcia species, the yellow of Dryandra and the white of the giant candles (Andersonia axilliflora).
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 Attorneys in WA
Byrne is a Notary Public of Western Australia on a lifetime appointment.
Authorized to practice before all Courts in Western Australia and all Federal Courts, including the High Court of Australia.
Is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia, NSW and Law Council of Australia.
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 3.22 Paul Cox & Ors /State of Western Australia /Stirling Resources NL & Ors, NNTT WO97/97, Hon. C. J. Sumner, ...
The Tribunal applied the Full Federal Court decision in Dann to the grant of a petroleum permit under the Petroleum Act 1967 (WA) and decided that the expedited procedure was not attracted.
The activities authorised by a petroleum exploration permit include seismic surveys, including clearing and drilling, test well drilling, including the establishment of sumps and the establishment of campsites for exploration workers (at 23–24).
As a general conclusion, the practical effect in Western Australia of the current interpretation of s.
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 Perth Western Australia
The Aboriginal tribes in the Perth area were part of the Nyoongar people and the Swan region consisted of 3 tribes called The Mooro Tribe who moved around Pelican point area, The Ballaruk tribe from The Milyu area and The Beeliar tribe who worked the Alfred cove area.
Capt James Stirling had visited The Swan River two years early to study the viability of starting a colony.
The Capital of Western Australia is the City of Perth Area 8.75 square kilometres
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 Western Australia
Modelling past Aboriginal hunter-gatherer socio-economic and territorial organisation in Western Australia's lower south-west.
Ecological response syndromes in the Flora of Southwestern Western Australia: Fire resprouters versus reseeders.
Home and away: the grounding of new football teams in Perth, Western Australia.
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 Bushwalking - Western Australia - Stirling Range
The Stirling Range is a series of craggy peaks rising above a flat region of farmland.
The range is located in the south-western corner of Western Australia.
The most detailed map is the 1:15,000 Eastern Stirlings published by DOLA (Department of Land Administration), this is the best map as it shows all the fire trails.
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