Local Lobster Program failing to meet targets

The previous Liberal National Government launched the Local Lobster Program in 2016, with an aim of providing more lobster for Western Australians, but a review conducted by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development found the program is not delivering as much lobster as hoped. Only a very small amount of lobster is available…

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Building Commission Warns to Not Prop Open Pool Gates to Reduce Child Drownings

Home pool owners have been advised to not prop open gates to their pools and spas, to prevent accidental pool-related child deaths. The Building Commission has warned that parents who prop open pool gates risk a child death with many tragedies occurring in home pools. “Pool gates are a high-risk area and have been identified…

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WA Government PEXA Share Sale Funds to Boost Metronet

WA’s Metronet projects will receive a funding boost from the sale of its shares in Property Exchange Australia (PEXA). The McGowan Government has sold its 11.8 per cent shareholding in PEXA after finalising the sale this week, receiving $185 million dollars in the sale. The money received in the sale will go Metronet projects currently…

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Coodanup Woman Charged Over Christmas Day Hit-and-Run

A Coodanup woman has been charged over a hit-and-run on Christmas Day last year. Mandurah Detectives will allege that the 18-year-old woman struck a 40-year-old man with a vehicle on 25 December and left the scene, leaving him with serious injuries. The man was found unconscious at around 6:45pm on Mandurah Road between Pinjarra Road…

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