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Tag Archives: Tales from Tilden and the Wooroloo bushfire


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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Bushfire inquiry complete

Wooroloo Bushfire inquiry

A DEDICATED multi-agency incident control centre should be built in the Perth Hills to deal with fires and other emergencies, according to an independent review of the 2021 Wooroloo Bushfire. However, of 13 recommendations made by the review panel, the ...

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Life and love on journey to recovery

Rob Robson, Tilden Drive.

By Claire Ottaviano  TWO weddings and a new granddaughter does not remove the pain and trauma of losing one’s home in a bushfire but it does lessen the burden and help restore meaning and purpose to life, reflects Tilden Park’s ...

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Bushfire recovery stands strong

THE man who helped a community to heal from one of the worst bushfires to hit the Perth Hills region has been recognised by the State Government for his efforts. State Recovery Controller Ron Edwards oversaw the Wooroloo Bushfire $18.1 ...

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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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Tools to aid bushfire victims

By Claire Ottaviano TWO new tool libraries are helping residents impacted by the Wooroloo bushfire get back on their feet. Swan Rotary, together with Rotary Australia, fundraised $450,000 to fund two tool libraries, located  in Gidgegannup and  Wooroloo, as well ...

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Out of the flames

By Melissa Sheil A TEAM of unsung heroes were recognised by the State Government last week in awards that acknowledge their efforts building community resilience during disasters and emergencies. Not-for-profit Emergency Animal Support Evacuation Western Australia, (EASE WA) won the ...

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Generous gift for fire victims

Six months after the Wooroloo bushfire devastated homes and property in the Hills, generous members of the community are still coming forward to help repair the lives of those that were affected. Last week, 30 refurbished computers were handed over ...

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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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