Jackson’s coming up roses | The West Australian

Busselton’s Jackson Stokes wouldn’t usually be caught on camera with roses in his hand, but the 16-year-old is doing it to promote a cause close to his heart. The Year 11 St Mary MacKillop College student lives with cystic fibrosis. May is national cystic fibrosis (CF) awareness month and May …

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400 per cent increase in SAP students

The Specialised Arts Program at Hedland Senior High School has seen its attendance increase by nearly 400 per cent after an overhaul at the start of the school year. The program was the only one of its kind in the State outside of Perth, but last year it had just …

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Pilbara police officers awarded for exceptional service

From overseeing an emergency airport evacuation to saving a man’s life, a host of Pilbara police officers have been recognised for exceptional service in the line of duty. About 15 people received awards at a Pilbara police officers-in-charge conference in Dampier on May 9. Among them were members of the …

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Reward program ‘tickets’ a roaring success

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School teachers have noticed a shift in Year 10 student behaviour since the opening of a new reward common room. At the start of term, the school opened the Year 10 common room, which is filled with items such as board games, air hockey, table tennis, video …

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Red-carpet welcome for tourists | The West Australian

The next batch of Singaporean passengers travelling directly to Broome will touch down in a matter of weeks, and tour operators, business owners and the public are ready to roll out the red carpet. A second set of return trial flights between Broome and Singapore was announced in January, after …

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Dalkeith mum to fight sandcastle assault charges

A western suburbs mother will go to court to deny slapping another parent during a dispute over a child’s sandcastle. Sarah Louise West was charged with assault after a fight with another mother at Dalkeith Primary School. It’s alleged the violence was sparked by Mrs West’s child knocking down a …

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