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Petition for bushfire program audit denied

By Melissa Sheil A PETITION put forward by City of Kalamunda residents wanting changes to bushfire mitigation practices was shut down in council this week. Signed by 100 ratepayers, the petition requested an audit into various aspects of the  Bushfire ...

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Wooroloo bushfire clean-up finished

By Rebecca Peppiatt The clean-up of damaged properties in the Perth Hills has finished, eight months after a bushfire tore through the towns of Wooroloo and Gidgegannup. Eighty-six properties were lost in the February 1 disaster that was started by ...

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Bushfire clean-up nearly done

SIX months after a devastating Wooroloo bushfire wiped out 86 properties back in February this year, the clean-up program is now almost complete. Overseen by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation, in collaboration with the City of Swan, the ...

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Incident control volunteers step up

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By Claire Ottaviano A COOL head and calm demeanour got volunteers managing communications and crews out in the field during the Wooroloo bushfire through the toughest conditions the Perth Hills had ever seen. While bushfire brigade firefighters were on the ...

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Out of the ashes

By Claire Ottaviano LIKE the Easter lily, the community of Tilden Park is already beginning to rebloom. The pink bell-shaped lily flowers shot up on Tilden Drive resident Rob Robson’s property this week in what he called, the first signs ...

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Long road to recovery

By Claire Ottaviano SEVEN days to the hour since the start of a fire that razed 86 homes, impacted Gidgegannup and Wooroloo residents stood together to start the recovery process. The fire started in Wooroloo on Monday, February 1 and ...

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