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  West Australian
West Australian was sired by Melbourne, a prolific stallion who in his stud career, sired a total of seven classic winners.
West Australian was purchased by the Duc de Morny, a half-brother to Napoleon III, for 4000 guineas, and was sent to serve mares in France at Haras de Viroflay.
The primary sire son West Australian left behind in the British Isles was SOLON, an Irish raced colt produced from a daughter of Birdcatcher.
www.tbheritage.com /Portraits/WestAustralian.html   (2553 words)

By the mid-1800s, the male line of the Godolphin Arabian was in a dire state, and hopes of its survival rested with West Australian (by Melbourne) the English Triple Crown winner of 1853.
West Australian succeeded in getting two sons to carry the line forward, Solon (1861), from which descended the European branch through Hurry On and his tribe; and *Australian (1858), from which descended the American branch of the line through Fair Play and Man O'War.
*Australian was bred in England by W.E. Duncombe and, with the assistance of Ten Broeck, was imported with his dam, *Emilia in 1858 by A. Keene Richards, an admirer of his sire, West Australian.
www.tbheritage.com /Portraits/Australian.html   (943 words)

 West Australian Football League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The introduction of the West Coast Eagles in 1987 saw the Victorian Football League (which was renamed the Australian Football League (AFL) in 1990) take precedence in the football scene in WA, and the WAFL became a second level, or feeder competition, to the AFL.
However progress of Australian Rules in Western Australia still lagged behind the big football cities of Melbourne, Adelaide and Geelong and is evidenced by the unstable nature of the clubs that participated in the early years.
Post VFL/AFL in WA The West Coast Eagles were formed and competed in the VFL for the first time in 1987 (the VFL was renamed the AFL in 1990).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Western_Australian_Football_League   (2572 words)

 The West Australian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The West Australian Newspaper's annual general report to its shareholders does not specify the exact figure earned from this column but it is believed to be a major contributer to the company's profits.
The West Australian traces its origins to The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal, the first edition of which appeared on 5 January 1833.
On 18 November 1879, the paper was relaunched as The West Australian.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_West_Australian   (926 words)

 West Australian Orchids
Perhaps because West Australian orchids mostly are plants of lowly stature, and the eyes of children are nearer the ground than those of grown-ups, boys and girls usually have what is known as "the orchid eye" exceedingly well developed, and are wonderfully quick at noticing species often unobserved by the casual passer-by.
West Australian children see a resemblance in the pearly white of the lip and the darkly streaked sepals and petals in the long spikes of closely set flowers to the fl and white keys of a piano.
West Australian species are known as "Enamel" "Wax" or "China Orchids" because of the shining appearance of the waxy upper surface of the flowers which are heavily spotted on the under side.
www.gutenberg.net.au /ebooks04/0400681h.html   (15993 words)

 The West Australian: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The australian stock exchange, or asx, is the organisation responsible for the operation of australias primary stock exchange....
The australian labor party or alp is australias oldest political party....
The australian is a national daily broadsheet newspaper published by rupert murdochs news corporation....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/th/the_west_australian.htm   (654 words)

 West Australian Publishers
West Australian Publishers was first established in 1994 and by the end of 2000 was considered to be one of Australia's leading publishing houses in the delivery of up-to-date news through industry specific publications.
West Australian Publishers has continually grown and now consists of more than forty specialist staff all of whom are either a leader in their respective fields or well on the way to being the best at what they do.
West Australian Publishers works on the principle that staff, readers, and advertisers are its main assets and that they should all be regarded with the highest respect and understanding.
wapub.com.au   (164 words)

West Australian Ballet celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2002 and is the longest established and operating Ballet Company in Australia.
West Australian Ballet is highly regarded for its progressive policy in commissioning Australia's leading creative artists in choreography, design and music, becoming the most prolific commissioning dance company in Australia; and a showcase of the country's finest talent.
West Australian Ballet is proud to be one of Western Australia's national and international cultural ambassadors.
www.ozco.gov.au /arts_in_australia/artists/artists_major_performing_arts/west_australian_ballet   (301 words)

 Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Many notable Australians worked pseudonymously as presenters on the show, including poet A.D. Hope ("Antony Inkwell"), future ABC General Manager Talbot Duckmanton ("Tal") who hosted a weekly sports segment, actors Leonard Teale ("Chris") and John Ewart ("Jimmy") and future "Mr Sqiggle" host and film producer Patricia Lovell.
The six orchestras are: The Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, The Queensland Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.
There is a persistent urban legend that '9994' is in memory of the life-time test cricket batting average of the Australian cricketer Sir Donald Bradman (he scored 6996 runs in 70 completed innings, an average of 99.94 runs per innings).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Australian_Broadcasting_Corporation   (5042 words)

 West Australian
West Australian b c 1850 (Melbourne - Mowerina, by Touchstone).
West Australian Mare (b f 1857), dam of the Queen Alexandra and Ascot Stakes winner Musket (b c 1867 Toxophilite) and the Chester Cup winner Windsor (b f 1877 Hermit), and ancestress of the Oaks winner Straightlace (b f 1921 Son-in-Law).
West Australian Mare (ch f 1857), dam of the Manchester Cup winner Sir Bertram (ch c 1868 Hesper).
www.bloodlines.net /TB/Bios/WestAustralian.htm   (1108 words)

 West Australian Newspapers gets new CEO - Breaking News - Business - Breaking News
West Australian Newspapers Holdings Ltd has poached the chief executive of APN News and Media Ltd's New Zealand publishing division, Ken Steinke, to replace departing boss Ian Law.
West Australian Newspapers chairman Warwick Kent said Mr Steinke's experience as chief executive officer of APN New Zealand National Publishing, the publisher of The New Zealand Herald and The Aucklander, provided him with strong experience.
West Australian Newspapers posted a 49.7 per cent fall in first half net profit to $23.99 million for the six months ending December 31, 2005.
www.theage.com.au /news/Business/West-Australian-Newspapers-gets-new-CEO/2006/03/16/1142098564976.html   (479 words)

 Historical Encyclopedia of WA - WA Snapshots
Western Australian initiatives include publication of Worrora gospel translations in 1941, the world’s first airborne scripture distribution with the purchase of an aircraft in 1967 to service the north, and commencement of Nyoongar translations in 2000.
Western Australian iron ore is one of Australia's biggest exports and contributes to the vigorous growth of steel industries in a number of countries, particularly Japan and China.
The Australian National Health and Medical Research Council officially accepted the connection between lung cancer and smoking in 1957 though this knowledge was not reflected in legislation and education programmes until the early 1970s.
www.encyclopedia.uwapress.uwa.edu.au /wa_snapshots   (9972 words)

 West Australian Newspapers posts fall - Breaking News - Business - Breaking News
West Australian Newspapers Holdings Ltd (WAN) posted a sharp fall in first half profit as the cost of major restructure impacted, but the media group said its outlook was strong.
The publisher of The West Australian newspaper announced a 49.7 per cent fall in net profit for the six months ended December 31 to $23.99 million.
Although The West Australian newspaper's net advertising revenue rose 5.2 per cent to $114.3 million during the half, Mr Law said the first five weeks of the second half were slightly below expectations and last year.
www.theage.com.au /news/Business/West-Australian-Newspapers-drop-profits/2006/02/02/1138836363765.html   (491 words)

 Australian News.Net
South Australian Democrats leader Sandra Kanck says she will move for an inquiry into the sustainability of irrigation in the Murray-Darling basin when State Parliament resumes next week.
Australian News.Net is part of an international network of news sites, dedicated to the major regions, countries and cities of the world.
Links to Australian sports sites, and a regional map are also features of our site, and we regularly provide polls of general interest.
australiannews.net   (1052 words)

 West-Central Australian Shelf
The LME owes its unity to the West Australia Current, a north-flowing current coming from the circulation pattern of the counter-clockwise Indian Ocean gyre and West Wind Drift.
Australian waters are relatively nutrient-poor and unable to sustain large fish populations.
A significant proportion of the Australian population is involved in recreational fishing, surfing, wind surfing, diving, snorkeling, and boating.
na.nefsc.noaa.gov /lme/text/lme44.htm   (1391 words)

 West Australian Networks :: Web Hosting :: Automated Backups
West Australian Networks offer a minimum of multiple 100 Mbps connections with sufficient bandwidth available for each client being hosted.
With West Australian Networks you (the client) are in full control and can arrange changes anytime you want.
West Australian Networks use fast CPUs, a lot of memory, and high speed disk drives.
www.westnet.net.au /westnet/hosting/index.php?content=10   (1037 words)

 Portal:Australia - Wikinews
There is an Australian discussion page, which is a place to meet other Australian wikireporters, and discuss Australian articles.
Australian treasurer, Peter Costello told parliament on Tuesday that the greatest threat to Australia's economy would be for opposition leader Kim Beazley to gain office.
Australian peacekeeping forces withdrew from East Timor in January 2005.
en.wikinews.org /wiki/Australia   (489 words)

 Federation of Australasian Mandolin Ensembles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The orchestra was renamed the West Australian Mandolin Orchestra (WAMO) not long after the Federation of Australian Mandolin Ensembles (FAME) was formed in 1979 at the Summer Mandolin Music Camp in Bendigo, Victoria.
And in September 1988, WAMO began rehearsing under the baton of David Pye, a percussionist with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.
The West Australian Mandolin Orchestra currently consists of about 25 players and has just performed its first concert for the year 2006 with a program of works composed exclusively by Australian composers, playing to a full house.
home.vicnet.net.au /~fameweb/wamo/main.htm   (430 words)

 West Papua - Letter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The reality is that the intervening years have been catastrophic for many tribal groups in West Papua (Irian Jaya).
It was a situation described by ACFOA as being so fragile as to have the potential to "go off like a time bomb unless legitimate rights and grievances were quickly and responsibly addressed".
The Australia West Papua Association, Sydney, is a non-political, non-religious association which has the objective of supporting the Papuan people in West Papua (Irian Jaya).
www.cs.utexas.edu /users/cline/papua/letter.htm   (432 words)

 Australian News Commentary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On June 2nd 1999, the Australian Bureau of Statistics released a report showing the Australian economy had the highest rate of growth in the Western world.
The economy had grown, according to the report, at a rate of 4.8 per cent for the year, and at a record-breaking one per cent a quarter for eight straight quarters.
After months of campaigning, the West ran its infamous "Westpoll" showing that something like 70 per cent of the population was opposed to the belltower.
www.australian-news.com.au /WestAustralian.htm   (521 words)

 West Australian 20Feb2002
The seizure of two boats suspected of poaching $2.5 million worth of patagonian toothfish from Australian waters has sparked calls for armed patrol boats.
The Covert operation Sutton involving the Australian Fisheries Management Authority and the navy, started last month when the Lena evaded the authorities unarmed patrol boat Southern Supporter after a 14 day chase.
The Lena is understood to have 70 tonnes and the Volga 127 tonnes of patagonian toothfish on board.
www.colto.org /WestAust20Feb02.htm   (304 words)

 Cyclone Emma crosses West Australian coast - Wikinews
The Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) say ex-tropical cyclone "Emma" has weakened below tropical cyclone intensity, after crossing the coast at 11am WST near Mardie in Western Australia today.
Cyclone Emma was west of Karratha and northeast of Onslow at 8am (WST) today, and travelling south at 23kph.
The first major tropical storm this year was category three cyclone Clare which battered Dampier and brought flooding rains to mining regions and much of the wheatbelt in early January.
en.wikinews.org /wiki/Cyclone_Emma_crosses_West_Australian_coast   (706 words)

 Australian States - West Australia
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.
Although it is to be found throughout Australia, this graceful bird has been regarded with special affection by many generations of Western Australians and has long been used to identify things Western Australian.
It was built in an effort to protect the West Australian wheatfields from destruction.
www.irishaustralia.com /Australian/States/WA/westaust.htm   (1257 words)

 Australia Dancing - West Australian Ballet (1952 - )
West Australian Ballet was founded by former Ballets Russes dancer Kira Bousloff in 1952.
Each director has brought his or her individual vision to the company but from its beginnings West Australian Ballet fostered the work of Australian artists.
West Australian Ballet's repertoire from 1981 to 1994 is listed in The Ausdance Guide to Australian Dance Companies 1994 (Canberra: AGPS, 1994), pp.
www.australiadancing.org /apps/ad?action=ViewSubject&id=72&resourceType=Picture   (686 words)

 West Australian Car Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The West Australian Car Club (Inc) was founded in 1933 by car enthusiasts who wanted to have fun with their cars and involve their families in that fun.
The WACC currently holds the rights to organise a round of the Australian Rally Championship, known as the Respect Yourself Forest Rally.
This event is the largest rally held in Perth, except for API Rally Austraila.
www.wacarclub.com.au /articles/about.html   (507 words)

 West Australian Kendo Renmei - Kendo, Seitei Iaido and Seitei Jodo
West Australian Kendo Renmei - Kendo, Seitei Iaido and Seitei Jodo
The West Australian Kendo Renmei (Inc) (WAKR) although an independent organisation, serves as the West Australian branch of the
This structure is enforced by the IKF to maintain control on the growth and development of Kendo world wide.
www.wakr.asn.au   (208 words)

 The West Australian Police Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Western Australian Police Union of Workers (WAPU) believes that Equal Employment Opportunity is about giving every member a 'fair go' at work.
This means having workplaces where the policies, procedures and behaviours do not disadvantage people because they belong to certain groups.
Corresponding with guidelines from the Western Australian Director of E
www.wapolun.org.au /eeo.html   (1785 words)

 West Australian Rock Lobster
Lift onto warmed plates and spoon a little of the dressing over the meat of each one.
Western Australian Rock Lobster with Goan masala and cucumber and lime salad.
Place in the centre of the plate, top with two pieces of lobster, garnish with wontons, sesame seed and cilantro.
eng.msc.org /html/content_571.htm   (753 words)

 West Australia Visitors Centre
Arguably the largest state in the world, Western Australia covers one-third of the Australian continent.
Western Australia is adored for its brilliant blue skies, warm sunny climate and white sandy beaches.
It is a land blessed with some of the world's most precious natural phenomena including the dolphins of Monkey Mia, the 350-million-year-old Bungle Bungle range and the towering Karri forests of the South West.
www.westaustralia.com   (65 words)

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