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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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Volunteer support essential

DRA 2021 Wooroloo Bushfires

By Rebecca Peppiatt  TWELVE months ago there was no WA branch of Disaster Relief Australia (DRA). Now they’ve got more than 180 members and have been an integral part of the recovery process for those that were affected by 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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Insurance troubles halt progress

Wooroloo Bushfire inquiry

By Claire Ottaviano  AS ground works for new houses begin and Gidgegannup enters the next phase of its bushfire recovery, some residents are still battling with insurance claims one year on. Jo and Ben Murphy’s house still stands but the ...

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One foot in front of the other

Kooringal Vale 2022

By Claire Ottaviano  EVERYTHING the Maher family currently own was not in their possession a year ago after fleeing the Wooroloo Bushfire with nothing but their pets, the clothes on their back and their lives. Now living in a sea ...

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Fire heroes inspire

Inspirational volunteers awarded

By Rebecca Peppiatt WHEN the Wooroloo bushfire ravaged and wrecked 86 homes earlier this year, it was the local community members who were first on the scene with offers of help and support. Now those people have been recognised as ...

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Swim passes for homeless fire victims

Homeless bushfire victims given swim passes.

By Rebecca Peppiatt  VICTIMS of the Wooroloo Bushfire still living in temporary accommodation were gifted some free passes for Shire of Mundaring swimming pools recently, in a bid to continue to help the community recover from the devastating February 2021 ...

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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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