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PFAS found in Bullsbrook eggs

A BULLSBROOK resident who attended a per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) information session organised by the Department of Defence has reported his hen’s eggs have returned positive results for the toxic chemicals. One resident raised the issue of an area ...

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Budget beneficiaries

Saving Medicare, funding the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and reforms to help families, schools and small business are all featured in the newly released Federal Budget welcomed by the members for Hasluck and Pearce. Federal member for Pearce Christian ...

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Toxic chemicals still used at Pearce

THE Department of Defence says it is still using firefighting foams containing toxic chemicals at Pearce air base. According to the department the product used – Ansulite – contains trace elements of the chemicals perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid ...

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Vintage 2017 certainly had it all

END of Vintage 2017 included a mix of humour and talk about the future by people displaying stoicism and determination, which are probably essential traits for anyone working in viticulture. When the Swan River flooded on February 11 it cost ...

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Shalom House rehab program concerns drug expert

THERE are some concerns with aspects of the Shalom House rehabilitation program according to an alcohol and drug addiction expert. National Drug Research Institute adjunct associate professor Nicole Lee said one of the issues with inexperienced treatment providers designing a ...

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Ride for a cause

MT Helena resident Ben Ward is setting off on a fundraising venture which will see him riding a postie bike along the Gibb River Rd. The married father of two will be leaving Sonny, 4, and Kit, 1, in the ...

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Spending big

THE Federal Budget has allocated a $2.3 billion road and rail infrastructure package for Western Australia, including congestion-busting upgrades to Roe and Reid highways expected to create 1000 jobs. Funding for the projects is the result of a new Commonwealth-State ...

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Historic hotel fails to make the grade

A DECISION by the Heritage Council to knock back the Darling Range Hotel for state heritage listing has not deterred residents who say they are determined to get their fight to save the venue back before the council via a ...

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A Shalom House site stoush

The ongoing refusal by City of Swan Mayor Mick Wainwright to see Shalom House’s program first hand or to attend an information day at Dreambuilders Church has sparked posts on Facebook by Shalom founder Peter Lyndon-James urging councillors to step ...

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