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Week puts focus on homelessness

Sports presenter Basil Zempilas and 6PR Breakfast announcer Steve Mills are on board for Homeless Persons Week. Picture: Andrew Ritchie d423054

PROVIDING affordable accommodation is one of the most effective solutions to reducing homelessness in Perth, Community Housing Coalition of WA executive director Barry Doyle says. more »

Union official trespasses at hospital construction site

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A SENIOR Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) official has been charged with alleged trespass at the $1.2 billion Perth Children’s Hospital, Nedlands about 1.25pm on July 17. more »

Cockburn, Serpentine-Jarrahdale losers in new council plan

Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett.

THE Local Government Advisory Board (LGAB) has completed its new council boundaries for the western suburbs but must wait for councils outside the area to comment on last-minute, major changes to their proposals. more »

Chance for young people to make voice heard

Mission Australia is urging students to make their voice heard.

YOUNG West Aussies have less than a week to make their voices heard, with Mission Australia’s national youth survey closing on July 28. more »

New era awaits Subiaco

An artist’s impression of the proposed Pavilion Market development.

THE developers behind the Subiaco Pavilion Market site and neighbouring Seddon and Hay streets project have a “one in 100-year opportunity” to breathe new life into Subiaco, says Roberts Day managing director Deon White. more »

In memory of Mo, Evie and Otis

Teammates of Mo Maslin unite in his memory at a football match on Sunday. Picture: Justin Benson-Cooper

THE schools attended by Mo, Evie and Otis Maslin, who were killed last week aboard MH17, will hold memorial services this week. more »

Women share abortion stories

Dr Harry Cohen. Picture by Andrew Ritchie d422465

Following recent reports in the Western Suburbs Weekly questioning the cost of and access to terminations in WA, three women have shared their personal experiences with reporter Rosanna Candler. more »

Shark barrier: tests claim

The Department of Science wants tests on a new shark barrier.

A STATE Government department wants a WA-developed shark barrier to have university tests, the device’s inventor claims. more »

Sue ready for Channel challenge

Sue Oldham says she is feeling fit and confident in the lead-up to her third English |Channel crossing. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au   d423191

A MORNING swim has become routine for 68-year-old Sue Oldham as she prepares to swim across the English Channel for the third time. more »

Merger fight goes to Supreme Court

Local Government Minister Tony Simpson.

CLAIMS by councils led by Subiaco that the State Government acted unlawfully in the lead-up to mergers will be heard by Supreme Court Justice Wayne Martin next Wednesday. more »

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