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Airport Link worker remains in hospital

WORKSAFE WA will begin interviewing the co-workers of injured Forrestfield-Airport Link worker Joshua Butterworth as part of an investigation into an accident that left the New Zealand national in a critical condition last week. The 25-year-old was in a stable ...

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Heritage convent breathes new life

PRESERVING the rich heritage of St Emilie’s Convent was vital to the redevelopment of the Kalamunda site which recently opened its doors to young women in need. The 1883-built convent on Kalamunda Rd has been renovated and re-purposed into a ...

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Holy Cross helping homeless

STUDENTS and the Holy Cross College community spent a night sleeping in cardboard boxes to gain a small experience of what life is like for Australians doing it rough. The school raised $10,000 during the June LifeLink Sleep Out and ...

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Hackers expose electronic property settlement risk

EARLIER this month conveyancers warned big sums of money were being blindly transferred in electronic property settlements in the hope they reached their intended destination or recipient. In Concerns about property transfers, (Echo News, June 9) Australian Institute of Conveyancers ...

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Charlie Zannino new SVPC chairman

CHARLIE Zannino has been appointed chairman of the Swan Valley Planning Committee. Planning Minister  Rita Saffioti said Cr Zannino had been appointed due to the length of time he had been a councillor and a representative for people in the ...

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Ballajura man’s death investigated

WA Police are investigating after a man, who later died, stopped breathing while police officers were removing him from Ballajura home.  On Monday a police spokeswoman said the 34-year-old man had died in hospital overnight.  Just after 6am on Friday, ...

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The benefits of reading to children

WATTLE Grove Primary School students were visited by Never Stop Reading! ambassador Sarah McGowan recently. Mrs McGowan, the wife of Premier Mark McGowan, talked with children and parents about the importance of reading regularly. A primary school teacher and mother ...

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Spring into photographic competition

THE photography competition that shines a light on the Perth Hills is back for another round. Calling all photographers, there is one month left to enter your Hills inspired images into the 2018 Spring in the Hills photography competition. The ...

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Airport noise concerns come from minority

IF the Perth Airport new runway website, community meetings and hotline have not covered all aspects of the $520 million project, staff at the Airport Experience Centre are there to answer questions face-to-face. There is in fact so much information ...

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