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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.

Widget is welcomed home

A stuffed toy beagle has been welcomed home by residents in an aged care facility, after he went missing seven months ago. Staff now want to thank the family who temporarily adopted him, then returned him to Milperra Cottege in ...

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Keeping an eye on good sight

A new free service to help Aboriginal people with eye problems has been set up by the Lions Eye Institute at St John of God Midland Hospital. The Midland Eye Service provides treatment and surgery at no cost to patients ...

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Guildford says “Mac off”

The public outcry over a bid by McDonalds to set up shop within the Guildford Hotel site has gathered momentum with a public meeting next month, and a rally this weekend expected to draw a big crowd. The proposal is ...

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Kalamunda calls it a Day

A shock election result may have thrown Liberal Party stalwart John Day off the seat he held in Kalamunda for 24 years but the outgoing member is philosophical about politics and proud of the legacy he has left behind. His ...

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Roberts romps it in

EAST Metropolitan voters went out on Saturday night to paint the town red, with a landslide election win for WA Labor that has firmly placed Michelle Roberts back in the seat of Midland, which she’s held for 20 years. The ...

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Kids cop a lesson

Primary school students were firmly told this week that “only babies scribble on walls” by Midland police who delivered a colourful anti-graffiti message as part of a state-wide initiative to tackle a problem that costs millions. Midland Police officers made ...

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Sending love to Stratton on Valentine’s Day

Stratton school children and families have welcomed a $146,000 funding announcement from WA Labor on Valentine’s Day for three projects, after the Stratton Community Association’s pleas to the education department to put a fence around the school oval had fallen ...

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Election pledges flow into Kalamunda

Residents in Kalamunda will benefit from election promises with both Liberal and Labor candidates pledging millions to bolster community facilities across the shire. Labor candidate Matthew Hughes announced a Labor government would invest $3 million in a multi-user community hub ...

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