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PFAS reports offer little comfort

BULLSBROOK residents and former firefighters will probably take little comfort from the Department of Defence’s latest reports on toxic chemicals once used at Pearce air base. Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) use has largely stopped at the air base so ...

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Raising awareness of homelessness in Midland

DURING Homelessness Week 2018, which runs from August 6-12, Indigo Junction with support from the City of Swan will be holding two events to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness.  Indigo Junction acting chief executive officer Adele Stewart said on ...

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Money for Pia’s Place at Whiteman Park

A NATURE-based playground to be built at Whiteman Park will be suitable for children of all abilities including those with all disabilities and mobility challenges. The McGowan Government has provided a $1.25 million grant to the Touched by Olivia Foundation ...

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Netball star returns to where it began

JUGGLING season finals and a recent selection into the Australian Diamonds netball squad, Maida Vale star Jess Anstiss found time in her busy schedule to drop in to her old primary school this week. Anstiss gave Maida Vale Primary School ...

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New super clinic in Kalamunda

A NEW bulk bill medical centre is set to open its doors in Kalamunda. The Kalamunda GP Super Clinic will open seven-days-a-week with general practitioners, dental, podiatry, physiotherapy, psychology, dietetics and pharmacy all under one roof.  Practice manager Amanda Baldisseri, ...

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The end of an era for Mundaring volunteer

FROM making beds for World War II servicemen to helping people navigate around the Perth Hills, Pat McIntyre has seen plenty over her 76 years of volunteering. The Mundaring resident celebrated two milestones this week, her 90th birthday and retirement ...

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Pyjamas on for a great cause

THERE’S nothing better than pyjamas on a cold day, especially when you’re wearing them for a good cause. Every year, Swan View child care centre Little People’s Retreat celebrates National Pyjama Day to support the Pyjama Foundation. The Foundation supports ...

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Pearce PFAS info sessions

BULLSBROOK residents and business owners can, this week, find out more about the environmental investigation into per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances on and around Pearce air base by attending community workshops or an informal community kiosk. The Department of Defence community ...

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