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Shady Hills road gets funding

By Claire Ottaviano SHADY Hills residents will be able to breathe a little easier coming up to the 2022/23 bushfire season after a funding agreement for a secondary access road in and out of the bushfire prone estate was approved. ...

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On the front foot this fire season

By Claire Ottaviano GIDGEGANNUP residents can now better prepare their properties for the bushfire season thanks to a donation from the Parkerville Tavern. West Gidgegannup Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade recently purchased a fire mitigation trailer with funds raised by the ...

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Man charged over Wooroloo fire

By Rebecca Peppiatt Wooroloo residents have this week been devastated to learn the bushfire that tore through their community in February, destroying 86 homes, was entirely preventable. Arson Squad detectives charged 40-year-old Daniel Gunter Preuss last week after a five-month ...

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Bushfire recovery a labour of love

By Claire Ottaviano THE impact of BlazeAid on the communities of Wooroloo and Gidgegannup cannot be measured in the thousands of kilometres of fencing erected or in the months of hard labour given. It is measured by the profound impact ...

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Kit the cat found months after bushfire

By Claire Ottaviano WHEN former Gidgegannup resident Novello Byrnes lost her beloved cat Kit after the February Wooroloo Bushfire, she never dreamed the tabby would be found four months later and miles away from home. But that is exactly what ...

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Pod homes welcomed

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By Claire Ottaviano RESIDENTS in the heart of Gidgegannup and Wooroloo most devastated by the February 1 bushfire can start to get their lives back on track with the help of temporary accommodation pods. The 6.4m converted sea containers include ...

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Bushfire volunteers in it for the long haul

By Claire Ottaviano FOR more than three-and-a-half months, volunteers aiding in bushfire recovery efforts have called a camp on the edge of the Wooroloo Bushfire scar home. Days after the bushfire tore through Wooroloo and Gidgegannup destroying 86 homes, BlazeAid ...

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