The fiance of a 27-year-old man killed in one of Australia's worst mining disasters is still heartbroken, saying the "pain is still there" on the 30th anniversary of his death.
The fiancee of a 27-year-old man killed in one of Australia's worst mining disasters is still heartbroken, saying the "pain is still there" on the 30th anniversary of his death.
King Midas has left his mark again on the same Western Australian gold mine which made global headlines last year after producing some of the biggest gold specimens ever seen.
A prospector has discovered a 1.4kg gold nugget near the historic mining city of Kalgoorlie-Boulder as high gold prices drive a resurgence in prospecting for Western Australia.
Candidates running for seats in regional Australia are clocking up thousands of kilometres campaigning in this year's federal election.
It has been described as "a little peculiar" but the 18-hole Nullarbor Links outback golf course is growing in popularity with tourists and golfers from all corners of the globe.
Australia was built on gold rushes a century ago, but there is a warning it could slip from second to fourth on a list of the world's biggest gold producing nations by 2024.
Temperatures at the bottom of Australia's deepest gold mine are close to 30 degrees Celsius and the humidity is like something out of the tropics with long shifts making it a tough slog for miners.
There are signs asking visitors not to feed the wildlife, but at this popular WA beach where kangaroo selfies are the new social media craze, tourists are not paying any attention.
Charges against a WA drilling company over a workplace accident, where a mine worker survived being crushed by a drilling rig, are dropped by prosecutors due to the "unavailability of witnesses".