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Day defends aged care record

AN AGED care advocate is calling for Kalamunda MP John Day to resign, saying he has done nothing to address a lack of aged care places in his electorate. The call comes after seniors packed a Q and A meeting ...

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Greens unveil Midland candidate

FROM teaching young patients at Princess Margaret Hospital how to make origami cranes to studying radio production at TAFE, Woodbridge resident Matthew Biggs likes helping others. His latest venture has seen him put his hand up to represent the Greens as ...

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Principal to run for seat of Kalamunda

EXPERIENCED educator Matthew Hughes is campaigning for WA Labor in the seat of Kalamunda against Liberal stalwart John Day who is contesting his seventh election in the blue ribbon seat he has held since 1993. WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan ...

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State goes own way for NDIS

THE State Government is in final negotiations to rollout a state-run National Disability Insurance Scheme, prompting concerns people with a disability will not receive the same standard of care they would under a national model. While the Federal Government strongly ...

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NBN rolling out in Chidlow

AN NBN tower is about to be rolled out in the eastern part of Chidlow which the Federal Government says will give 140 residents access to faster and more reliable internet access. Echo News understands the tower will be located ...

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City of Kalamunda step closer

THE Shire of Kalamunda is a step closer to becoming a city despite a community survey showing 63 per cent of residents were opposed to the move. A Save Kalamunda Shire Action Group spokeswoman said councillors had overridden residents wishes ...

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Nesting boxes in good health

AN endangered Carnaby’s black cockatoo chick was among the variety of species found during a recent check of nesting boxes in Shire of Mundaring Reserves. Shire President David Lavell said following the Parkerville, Stoneville, Mt Helena Bushfire in 2014, a ...

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Hills shire transfer NDIS

THE Shire of Kalamunda is transferring its services for the National Disability Insurance Scheme to the Rise Network with the shire president labelling the NDIS transition as complex and lengthy. Shire President Andrew Waddell said other local governments were experiencing ...

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Logue cracks big league

PARKERVILLE Primary School product Griffin Logue is preparing for the big league after the towering 18-year-old was drafted to the Fremantle Dockers last week. Logue burst onto the Australian Rules scene in 2016 after he represented WA in the U18s ...

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Another day in the forrest

MUSICIANS from far and wide are converging in Glen Forrest for a day of live acts, barefoot bowls and food trucks as part of the people-powered festival Day in the Forrest. Glen Forrest Sporting Club venue manager Arusha Flood said ...

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