Silent violence march sends loud message

They marched in silence, but the Katanning community’s message against domestic violence was loud and clear. The Silent March, hosted by Katanning Anglicare on November 22, aimed to raise awareness about family violence and, in particular, men’s violence against women. “We walk in silence to show that we are in …

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WA assisted dying laws pass upper house

Voluntary assisted dying is set to be legalised in Western Australia after the government’s legislation passed the upper house. Legislative Council MPs on Thursday voted 24-11 in favour of the bill, bringing to an end several months of heated and emotional debate. The upper house made more than 50 amendments …

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Waifs stray back to home State

WA music legends The Waifs will return to their old stomping ground, Margaret River, during a homecoming WA regional tour. The three-piece ensemble, originally from Albany, have just returned from a sold-out 25-day regional tour of Victoria travelling to new frontiers for the band, like their muse, folk legend Bob …

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Rueful moment resolved en route to Cue funeral

Husband and wife David and Nikki Boyes were driving in the Mid West soon after sunrise recently. They hit two kangaroos — or rather the roos ran into them. Nothing unusual about that, lots of motorists hit roos — but this story is a little different. The Boyes run the …

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