For a number of years, local resident, Heidi Clayton, has been provided local dog owners affordable dog education lessons at Wilkie Park in Yanchep. The one hour Saturday morning lesson and social gathering is the only service available north of... Read more
The Yanchep National Park is the home to two World War II heritage-listed radar huts that are nothing but a disgrace. The two huts are derelict, grafittied and totally neglected. In 1942, approval was granted for the establishment of radar equip... Read more
Federal Member for Pearce, Christian Porter, is calling for more local people to join the Green Army to work on local projects that will make a real difference to the local environment. Mr Porter said applications for projects under Round 4 of t... Read more
The inaugural Gingin Science Festival was opened, last Friday, by the WA Governor, Kerry Sanderson at an official function at the heritage-listed Gingin Railway Station. The function was attended by students from Gingin District High School, loc... Read more
The small town of Guilderton has won the national 2015 Australian Clean Beaches Award. Guilderton’s national win was secured over finalists Bondi Beach, New South Wales; Burleigh Beach, Queensland; Garig Gunak Barlu, Northern Territory; Port Jul... Read more
Dandaragan Saints have won the right to play Cervantes in the league CMCFL grand final after beating the Pirates by a point after overtime. The Lancelin Ledge Point Pirates hosted the preliminary final and while the skies were clear the wind was... Read more
The Yanchep Districts Junior Football Club is celebrating after winning a coaching and marketing seminar with Alastair Clarkson, Luke Beveridge and Damien Hardwick, thanks to the 2015 Fox Footy Club Rewards program. Competing in the West Perth J... Read more
I am mystified by the number of local myths floating around about the newspaper industry. I’m not sure which is the best – ‘If you own a newspaper, you must be a millionaire’ or ‘so many people believe we actually print the newspaper in ou... Read more
Walkway If the proposed closure of the pedestrian walkway at the end of Nott Place goes ahead; the neighbour will buy it – What a cheek! If this is allowed it will set a precedent and we will see the unique ‘greenbelts access ways through... Read more
I would like to encourage the Wanneroo council to have a serious look at the development of a skate park in Yanchep for our youngsters. Two Rocks does have a skate park but the size and congestion can be an issue for all kids involved. Perhaps w... Read more
Nominate a youth
The WA Youth Awards were established in 1999 to recognise West Australians aged 12 to 25 years for their contributions to the community, as well as outstanding youth groups and organisations that serve and support the State’s young people.
Individuals and groups can be nominated in six categories: The Minister for Youth’s Most Outstanding Youth Worker Awards; the Active Participation Award; the Cultural Endeavours Award; the Organisational Achievement Award; the Community Leadership Award and the Commissioner for Children and Young People Participate Award.
Nominations for the 2015 Youth Awards close on Friday 2 October with the finalists being announced two weeks later and the awards being announced at a gala dinner on Friday 27 November.