Holden bargains but dealer jobs at risk

Resale values for Holden cars are set to crash but potential buyers can expect to pick up a bargain after General Motors’ decision to dump the brand by the end of the year. Thousands of cars remain on the ground in dealers across the country and more are being held …

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New principal brings positive beliefs

St Joseph’s Primary School in Waroona has an eager and excited new principal to go hand in hand with the new school year. Michael O’Dwyer will lead the school of 154 students in 2020. His teaching philosophy is built around harmony, belonging and a positive learning environment. He believes learning …

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Nats back 5¢ a litre gate boost for milk

The National Party WA has thrown its support behind a renewed industry push to increase the farm-gate milk price by 5¢ per litre. Last month WA dairy farmers called on governments and industry heads to immediately increase the farm-gate price paid to farmers to address increasing production costs. The push …

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Waroona recycling is safe from landfill

Waroona’s recyclable waste is safe from being thrown into landfill after a last minute agreement was reached with a Perth-based facility. Waroona Shire Council is one of about 20 regional councils in WA with a contract with Cleanaway, which had its operations affected by a fire. Waroona shire president Mike …

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Mitchell Freeway traffic blocked after truck crash

Traffic on the Mitchell Freeway is banked up after two crashes within 10 minutes this afternoon. Northbound lanes were closed after the crashes, which has left a huge traffic jam. A truck and a car crashed at Warwick Road in Duncraig at 12.25pm before a car rolled over in nearby …

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Chefs set to showcase local flavours

Acclaimed WA chef Guy Jeffreys will let Albany’s ingredients do the talking when he joins forces with Paul “Yoda” Iskov for Taste Great Southern. Fervor dinners are renowned for showcasing native ingredients, and the Two Waters Dinner by Fervor will see the chefs create something special for the festival near …

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Senior cop defends police in Tas shooting

A senior Tasmanian policeman has defended the actions of his colleagues who shot and killed a man as he drove a car at officers. Two officers fired more than 10 times at the 38-year-old in the driveway of a rural property at Brighton, north of Hobart, on Tuesday night. Three …

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