Perth aid worker recounts life inside the world’s largest refugee camp

Samuel Cleary has spent the last two years spearheading the Australian Red Cross’ sanitation and water efforts in Cox’s Bazar.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/perth-aid-worker-recounts-life-inside-the-world-s-largest-refugee-camp-20191004-p52xo2.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Free the shops: WA’s trading hour laws are out of date and make no sense

The shops should have the power and the choice over when they open and shut their doors – they shouldn’t be dictated to by outdated red tape.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/free-the-shops-wa-s-trading-hour-laws-are-out-of-date-and-make-no-sense-20191003-p52xfp.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

From the Archives 1952: A flash, then a red glow

October 1952 saw the first of Britain’s nuclear weapon tests, in the Montebello islands off the coast of Western Australia.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/from-the-archives-1952-a-flash-then-a-red-glow-20190913-p52r3p.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Ministers’ hands tied in push to stop Mandurah’s Point Grey Marina dredge

A controversial 300-berth marina planned for the heart of Mandurah’s estuary will not be stopped by either the state or federal environment ministers.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/ministers-hands-tied-in-push-to-stop-mandurah-s-point-grey-marina-dredge-20191001-p52wnq.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Massive stoush brews in Mandurah as community rallies to fight estuary marina

An overseas-listed company wants to build a marina in the heart of the Mandurah Estuary, but the local community is mounting a campaign to stop it before it gets off the ground.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/massive-stoush-brews-in-mandurah-as-community-rallies-to-fight-estuary-marina-20190920-p52tff.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Super-structure’ over Mitchell Freeway expected to make cyclists’ journeys faster and safer

The 60-metre long cycle and pedestrian ‘super-structure’ was installed over Scarborough Beach Road to the east of the Mitchell Freeway southbound carriageway on Saturday night.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/super-structure-over-mitchell-freeway-expected-to-make-cyclists-journeys-faster-and-safer-20190929-p52w1r.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘It breaks my heart’: Perth mum helpless at her baby boy’s constant seizures

Witnessing their baby boy’s distressing screams in pain for up to three hours due to a neurological disorder breaks the hearts of Barbara and Adam Goodwin.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/it-breaks-my-heart-perth-mum-helpless-at-her-baby-boy-s-constant-seizures-20190923-p52u73.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

The ghost list: Foster kids languishing in a ‘broken’ system

The union representing child protection workers has warned figures showing case workers are being forced to manage more children than officially allowed don’t take into account children who don’t have a case worker at all.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/the-ghost-list-foster-kids-languishing-in-a-broken-system-20190926-p52v70.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Significant failures’: Contractor cops big fine after RPH prisoner escape

“The Broadspectrum officers were advised by the department of the prisoner’s previous escape history and that he should be wearing handcuffs.”

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/significant-failures-contractor-cops-big-fine-after-rph-prisoner-escape-20190925-p52uzp.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia