Young leader’s community contributions honoured on Australia Day

A young woman’s work mentoring younger students has been recognised at this year’s Australia Day ceremony in Wanneroo. Jayda Feifar received the Charles Searson Australia Day Youth Award for her volunteer work in her local community, including literacy work. Ms. Feifar was a pioneering mentor participant in a reading program at her school for Year…

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Australia Parties Into Its First National Day Of The Decade

The largest citizenship ceremony in Australia was held in Wanneroo yesterday, as one thousand newly minted Australians sweltered in the heat. People from very cultural background said the words of the pledge to uphold Australia’s laws and defend the country. Speeches by the lord mayor of Wanneroo, Tracey Roberts, opposition leader Liza Harvey, premier Mark…

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Wuhan coronavirus death toll increases to 41 and spreads to Australia

By Helene Fung Chinese authorities from the Hubei Province reported on Saturday morning that the official death toll due to the coronavirus originating in the city of Wuhan has jumped to 41, with more than 1,200 people infected. The Chinese government has resorted to the extremes of cancelling many public Chinese New Year celebrations, and…

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PM’s bushfire aid a difference but leadership questions rise over bushfire bungles

Scott Morrison’s bushfire aid has made a difference in the Federal Government’s response to the crisis, but his bungles as the fires began have cost him credibility, a political expert has claimed. The Prime Minister pledged financial aid to assist people affected by the fires across the Australia’s eastern states, but support for Mr Morrison…

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