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THE PMH Foundation's annual Christmas light campaign reached new heights in December, raising a total of almost $100 000. more »
PREMIER Coilin Barnett called it largely symbolic, but Aboriginal academic Braden Hill says people should not underestimate the power of symbols. more »
THE City of Melville will be targeting residents in Bicton, Palmyra and parts of Attadale to inform them that their homes may become part of the City of Fremantle after changes to local government boundaries, which will be announced later this year. more »
YEARS of hard work has paid off for Bicton athlete Lucy Chaffer, who will compete in the skeleton for Australia at the Sochi Winter Olympics. more »
HE’S been a golf professional since 1958, teaching Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, members of the US government and Australian golfing star Jarrod Moseley, and Colonel Gaddafi once sent him a shipment of Libyan sand for his golf course. more »
GYMNASTS from the Olympic Gymnastics Academy in Jandakot achieved impressive results at the State Club Level Championships held from November 7 to 10. more »
THE innovative retail and artistic space at The Myre Project will have been operating for just two weeks tomorrow and already the town is buzzing with praise for the initiative. more »
DEVELOPMENT applications, housing development and a major problem with parking will see Subiaco become Perth's ghost town if something does not change dramatically.
AN ambitious recasting of the City of Perth as an enlarged capital that gobbles up 19 of the 30 existing municipal bodies could drive efficiencies saving ratepayers up to $80 million, according to Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi. more »
“YOU can only teach your kids to drive because you know how to drive, and the same goes for teaching your kids how to manage social media,” says online safety educator and former Santa Maria College student Kim Maslin. more »
Reporter Sophie Gabrielle has been nominated for two major prizes at the 2013 West Australian Media Awards. more »
TOMMY Nguyen loved beef and potato pies throughout high school and now the apprentice baker has won prizes for his own pies, baked at Bull Creek’s Oven Crisp Bakery. more »
WHY would we think about culling a species just because it is doing what comes naturally? more »
I AM a retired master builder with the experience of designing and building all over Western Australia. more »
AFTER being diagnosed with severe speech and language delay as a toddler, Micah Smith’s path to his first day at Coolbinia primary yesterday distinguishes the five-year-old considerably from the thousands of other students beginning Year 1. more »
WITH a spike in the number of measles cases being reported in WA since October, Fremantle Medicare Local is urging parents to immunise children who start school this year. more »
IT'S no secret that the Mazda3 is Australia's best selling car. more »
WHAT does a grand buy you these days?
A SIMILAR signature runs through all of Aurelio Costarella’s garments, giving them a timeless, classic appeal with a twist. more »
LINNEYS assistant creative director Justin Linney loves the coastal lifestyle and can be found most summer weekends either surfing or taking his boat across to Rottnest Island with a group of friends. more »
DIVALICIOUS' comic sopranos made such an impression on Cancer Support WA staff during last year’s Fringe World Festival production Opera Rocks that it was invited to perform the show to raise funds for the association. more »
THOUGH Iva Davies says he really doesn’t know what to expect, Icehouse fans could get a little ‘crazy’ when the Aussie rock legends take the stage at Hotel Rottnest. more »
WHILE admitting to never reading an Agatha Christie novel before landing a role in the Australian cast of Miss Marple mystery A Murder is Announced, James Beck does have a fond place for the stories in his heart. more »
WHILE growing up in Iraq, Ayad Alqaragholli would spend his childhood days collecting clay from the nearby riverbank to create small sculptures. more »
DOING even less for the promotion of Australian tourism than the scrapped “Where the bloody hell are ya?” campaign, writer/director Greg Mclean takes us back to Wolf Creek where the murderous, tourist-hating Mick Taylor (John Jarratt) lurks. more »
AFTER the Coen brothers’ recent Inside Llewyn Davis, it would appear there is a recurring theme of characters caught in a cycle of the mediocrities of life, struggling to make self-improvements but being brick-walled at each attempt. more »
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