After-hours duties keep JP busy

A Pilbara-based Justice of the Peace has been recognised for 28 years of voluntary work with a WA Community Service Award. JP duties routinely take Port Hedland man Gary Silcock into the night to help shift workers get documents signed. He has over time learned to fill the niche of …

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David Jones temporarily shuts Perth CBD doors

One of Perth’s biggest department stores has been closed due to flooding. David Jones Hay Street has been forced to shut its doors after a sprinkler malfunction caused the department store’s basement to flood. A spokesperson revealed the flooding had occurred “outside of trading hours” early on Thursday morning. “David …

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North Melbourne and coach Brad Scott set to part ways

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott will soon leave the AFL club, amid speculation that Saturday’s game against the Western Bulldogs will be his farewell. Scott’s departure after more than nine years in the role will be part of a full-scale review at the club. North most recently made the finals …

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Life’s truckin’ along for Alyse

Geraldton woman Alyse Anderson was in her mid-40s when she decided she wanted to swap medical reception and administrative office work for driving a big mining truck. People told her she couldn’t do it, she was “too old” and WA’s mining giants were after young guns. When Rio Tinto offered …

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Salvos appeal for fundraiser support

Local Salvation Army stalwarts are once again hoping residents will spare some cash for the annual Red Shield Appeal, to fund humanitarian resources for Geraldton’s poorer families. The fundraiser, now in progress, is this year being spearheaded in Geraldton by Capt. Scott Norman, who replaced previous local bosses Shannon and …

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