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City urged to move with times

Image: File photo.

CITY of Swan council has opted to reject a motion to live stream or record council meetings because it claims it would stymie debate and expose the council and people in the public gallery to potential litigation. more »

Social attitudes slow to change

Patrick Turner wants to see an end to bullying of homosexual students. Picture: Marcus Whisson d425947

MAYLANDS resident Patrick Turner is angry that teenagers are experiencing the same things he did when he came out as homosexual in high school more than 30 years ago. more »

Erin on a mission of safety

Erin Merryn with her latest book, <I>An Unimaginable Act.</I>

SEXUAL abuse survivor Erin Merryn kept her dark secret for almost seven years. more »

Sawmill to come under scrutiny

The Jarrahdale sawill, already operating, will be considered for approval by the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale on September 22.

A JARRAHDALE sawmill that has operated without planning approval for two months will come under scrutiny from the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale council at its September 22 meeting. more »

Freo fans upbeat despite big upset

Docker fans keep the faith despite their disappointment. Picture: Martin Kennealey www.communitypix.com.au   d425645

THEIR hopes of a second grand final berth might have been dashed, but that did not stop Fremantle Dockers fans from singing the team song on the train-ride home following their 22-point upset loss to Port Adelaide on Saturday night. more »

Contribution recognised

Susan King and Jamie Parry at the function to farewell Professor Cox.

THE longest serving vice-chancellor in Australia, ECU’s Kerry Cox, was farewelled by students, staff and members of the university community at a recent celebration. more »

Wooden it be lovely

Natasja Kleinman with some of her watches. Picture: Bruce Hunt d426001

A SKIN irritation brought on by a metal watch has led to a Viveash entrepreneur designing and producing her own timepiece, which she is now hoping to put into mass production. more »

Expo provides help for FIFO life

Clockwise from top left: Delys Griffin and Deb Reveley from Brain Ambulance. Ruth Murdoch from Acorn Life Path and Lori Jacobs from UWA’s School of Population Health. The This FIFO Life flashmob. Natalie Prowse and Sandy Davidson of Palmerston Association.

FAMILY members of Rhys Connor, a fly-in, fly out construction worker who took his own life last year, attended a FIFO expo at Arena Joondalup on Friday. more »

Couple’s very public marriage

Greg and Arleta McFarlane will be driving trains and buses to and from Butler station.

WITH their marriage and careers on track, Greg and Arleta McFarlane are looking forward to Butler station opening this weekend. more »

The road less travelled

Lachlan Hayes, Canning Vale.

NOTHING tests a parent’s relationship with their children like teaching them how to drive. more »

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