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OUT of the ashes of the Wooroloo Bushfire comes a collection of sculptures showcasing the beauty that can be found in moments of devastation. For Elaine Palfrey, creating art from burnt out fence posts, cutlery and machinery parts collected from ...

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City of Swan push for bushfire centre

THE City of Swan will make a case to the state government for a dedicated purpose-built bushfire and emergency control centre in the Perth Hills. The move comes three months after an independent review into the 2021 Wooroloo Bushfire recommended ...

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Young firie up for state award

WITH sheer courage, at the age of 16, Ayden Stenton faced the disastrous scenes of the 2021 Wooroloo bushfire on his fire callout. Now 18, Ayden is a finalist for the WA Fire and Emergency Services Firefighting Youth Achievement Award ...

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Gidgegannup Men’s Shed first birthday

BORN out of a critical need for community support, the Gidgegannup Men’s Shed recently celebrated its first birthday along with the many milestones it has made on the way. After the February 2021 bushfire that tore through Wooroloo and Gidgegannup, ...

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Building resilient communities

A NEW pilot program launched in Wooroloo last weekend hopes to raise an army of volunteers to help Australians become more bushfire ready and resilient. Volunteers and groups from Gidgegannup and Wooroloo came together over two days to learn about ...

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