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Author Archives: Rashelle Predovnik

Rashelle has been the senior journalist at Echo News since June 2011. She was a finalist in the WA Media Awards in 2015 and 2013. In 2014 Rashelle took out the whole print category in the Deborah Kirwan Media Awards for a series of stories she wrote that has positively influenced community attitudes towards seniors. In 2013, Rashelle was a finalist in the Consumer Protection Media Awards. Before joining Echo News, Rashelle worked at WA Business News, Media Monitors, she was a freelance journalist and taught journalism units at Murdoch University.

Kalamunda Hospital’s $1.9m upgrade

Infrastructure upgrades are well underway at the Kalamunda District Community Hospital, which is one of 12 sites being considered for aged care by the new State Government. The Kalamunda District Community Hospitalprovides day surgical procedures and a specialist inpatient palliative ...

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Humble heros

Helping the disabled, responding to emergencies and protecting the environment are just some of the feats by residents from Swan, Kalamunda and Mundaring that have drawn honours on the Order of Australia awards list last week. The Order of Australia ...

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Upmarket bushland living

A unique opportunity to grab a slice of luxurious WA bushland living at its best is currently up for grabs in Kalamunda. This 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bathroom, family home offers a chance to enjoy a residence with a unique ...

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Core awash in gold

Core Martial Arts and its 36-year-old instructor Clayton Simpson are punching above their weight, with three of the four students who qualified to represent the Ellenbrook-based school, winning gold medals at the Australian Taekwondo cadet team trials last week. His ...

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Morunga’s musical magic

Lesmurdie resident Lee Morunga will belt out some Motown classics at the Regal Theatre next month in what promises to be a toe-tapping musical night out. The New Zealand born Morunga went from performing Maori Hakas to singing in The ...

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Planning to keep Zig Zag festival

A lack of volunteers has forced Zig Zag Community Arts (ZZCA) organisers to cancel its popular annual festival in October, which has been a hit with residents for  more than three decades. The not-for-profit community group, that puts on the ...

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Staging speech and drama festival fun

Speech and drama took centre stage when five schools got creative at a festival that drew in over 170 students last week. The number has grown since the festival’s inception last year, which debuted with two schools. This year, the ...

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City of Swan reports on a bid by McDonalds

The City of Swan will submit a report to the Metro East Joint Development Assessment Panel next month on the development application to build a McDonalds in Guildford which drew in over 800 submissions at the close of the public ...

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