Micro-grid development aims to create jobs for Mandurah youths

A joint announcement by several state government ministers and a consortium led by Enwave Australia will see the development of Australia’s first solar micro power grid at the Peel Business Park located in Nambeelup. Solar farm and battery storage technology with power supplement by Western Power will provide electricity to the 120 hectare Park, saving…

One person dead during house fire in spate of home blazes

One person has died in a Bullsbrook fire, during a series of house fires around Perth. The fire was sparked just before 4am, with the whole house fully alight when firefighters arrived at the home in Savy Close. Police say there are no suspicious circumstances for the fire, despite no cause being established. Meanwhile, a…

Upgrade to Peel Health Campus emergency department announced

By Helene Fung Premier Mark McGowan and Health Minister Roger Cook unveiled plans for a $5m expansion of the Peel Health Campus emergency department (ED) to improve patient flow, privacy and comfort. The expansion includes a new fast track triage area, new holding bays designed for more privacy, reconfiguration of the existing triage area to…

Increased police resources in Mandurah as youth issues and crime continues

As Mandurah continues to struggle with incidents of theft and assault, WA Police are cracking down on offenders with an increased police presence in the area. Police Minister Michelle Roberts commented on the feedback she receives, particularly focused on issues like young people congregating, people feeling unsafe, and multiple assaults. She said much of the…

Man hospitalised in Mandurah nightclub fight

A man has been injured in a fight outside a nightclub in Mandurah on the weekend. At about 2:30am on Sunday morning, a physical altercation occurred between a 21-year-old man and 20-year-old man outside the club on Smart Street. The altercation escalated between the men, with the 21-year-old receiving a laceration to the side of…

Police Seek Two Men Involved In Mandurah Bottle Shop Robbery

WA Police are hunting two men involved in a robbery at a Mandurah liquor store earlier this week. At around 2pm on 25 March, two men entered the Pinjarrah Road store and walked around several aisles before taking a carton of alcohol off the floor and walking towards the exit and attempting to leave. A…

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…