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Six pillars to be a welcoming place

BIBBULMUN elder Toogar Morrison is working with students at Governor Stirling Senior High School on six outdoor pillars. Called 6 Seasons the pillars will be placed on the school grounds to frame the Swan River back drop. Mr Morrison, who ...

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Light horse entry recognised

WOODBRIDGE Primary School has been named a national winner in the Anzac Day Schools Award after already winning a state award for its Australian light horse entry. The judges said the school’s Year 4/5 students were inspired to learn more ...

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Fun literacy program for children

EARLY childhood educators, kids and parents turned up to celebrate literacy at an event in Midland, which featured a colourful parade and fun activities. For the fifth year in a row, The Paint the Swan REaD event, which was the ...

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Illegal dumper caught on camera

A MAN was fined $5000 in Midland Magistrates Court after he was caught on camera emptying a trailer load of waste in Korung National Park. The Department of Environment Regulation said Duncan Edwards Hepple, 56, who did not appear in ...

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Polly wants a microchip?

Getting dogs and cats microchipped is business as usual for Mundaring rangers, but a Sulphur Crested cockatoo is a different matter entirely. On Friday October 13, Mundaring animal lovers were able to get their pets mircrochipped for free at Mundaring ...

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Cameras key to minimum passing

MINIMUM safe passing laws for drivers overtaking cyclists have been passed through parliament and will come into effect from November 30. The laws, an initiative of Midland MLA and Police minister Michelle Roberts, will require drivers passing a cyclist travelling ...

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New Lord St starts

THE New Lord St project where work has started will provide some opportunity for local businesses and workers. Main Roads WA said there were 19 people on site now but once construction activity ramped up in the New Year the ...

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PFAS blood testing for academy fireys

FIREFIGHTERS who have used firefighting foams while training at the WA Fire and Emergency Services Academy in Forrestfield will be able to have their blood tested for toxic chemicals, including PFAS. Department of Fire and Emergency Services commissioner Darren Klemm ...

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New drug could reduce the need for dialysis

SWAN, Kalamunda and Mundaring residents suffering from terminal kidney disease could potentially have their need for dialysis reduced if a new drug undergoing a trial is successful. Linear Clinical Research chief executive officer Michael Winlo said preparations had been completed ...

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