Aged care workers awarded | The West Australian

Karinya Aged Hostel staff have been recognised for their outstanding work at the Narrogin Cottage Homes during the Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Narrogin Cottage Homes’ Julie Christensen accepted the Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award on behalf of her staff in front of 500 guests during the awards gala …

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Kay relishes ‘surreal’ QLD Open foray

Being the first woman to ever play the Queensland Open brought with it all sorts of pressure for Becky Kay. But the 19-year-old amateur has chalked it up as a money-can’t-buy experience, despite missing the cut at Brisbane Golf Club on Friday. The Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club member …

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Farm becomes film set for students

The next generation of Australian Hollywood stars from WAAPA and the WA Screen Academy made use of Boraning Farm in Quindanning Valley last week. In a joint eight-part web production series from the two elite Edith Cowan University schools, 18 WAAPA acting students and 33 screen production students made use …

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Global change a local threat

The fifth in a series of Shire-led forums looking at local planning issues has heard experts outline the challenges in protecting and improving the local economy. At a meeting on Monday night, Margaret River Business Centre director Barbara Maidment and consultant Jason McFarlane outlined the economic realities of the “age …

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Rotary club celebrates 70th birthday

The Rotary Club of Narrogin celebrated their 70th birthday on Monday night at the Duke of York Hotel. Usually, the club has a member count of 12. Camera IconLinda Bilney, Lyn Boddington, Malcolm McDonald, Frank House and Thomas Popp. However, that number swelled to well over 40 for the special …

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Shooting Stars build leaders’ skills

Shooting Stars’ Narrogin site has not only seen its participants increase their attendance rate at school, but has sparked leadership qualities within its cohort. Dakoda Bolton-Black was recently elected by her peers to next year’s student council when she’ll be in Year 8. The young gun said being involved with …

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