western suburbs weekly February 3 - February 9, 2009
Sobering note to revelry A successful Big Day Out 2009 was marred by the suspected drug overdose death of a 17-year-old female. Police repeated their Summadayze initiative using sniffer dogs to detect drugs before they were carried into the venue. Residents said noise and parking were better managed this year.
Parents advised on healthy lunchboxes.
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THE sun must have an element of control over the logical part of our brain. Last weekend, the temperature reached the high 30s and while some people chose to cool off at the beach or in airconditioning, a handful had other, more harmful ideas. Once again, a thoughtless person has used lighter fluid and turpentine to destroy bushland in City Beach. This comes just weeks after an arsonist took to Kings Park.
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And about 70 people put their futures at risk at the Big Day Out in Claremont when they were charged with drug-related offences. Drugs can be lethal in any weather but combined with severe heat and crowds, the risk increases. Unfortunately, it appears to have proven fatal for one 17-year-old concert goer. There’s better things to do in the sun than light fires and dabble in drugs.
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EVERY time I walk in to my local supermarket, I feel like Matt Damon in one of the Bourne movies. The first thing I do is check out where the closed-circuit TV cameras are. You see, I’m a lover of grapes. My first choice is those squashed by nubile young lasses somewhere in the hinterland of Margaret River and then lovingly poured into wine bottles. But this time of year I revel in the big bunches of succulent grapes that lie languidly in my corner store just waiting to be plucked and eaten. I’m the sort of guy who likes to pluck before I buy. That’s when the shop surveillance cameras start to freak me out. Is it stealing or shoplifting to eat a grape in the supermarket before you decide whether or not to purchase a bunch? Once upon a time, when you actually had shop assistants that assisted you, I can vaguely
remember Italian greengrocers seductively offering my mum a grape to try in the hope she would buy. (Not quite Caesar to Cleopatra but you know what I mean. She usually did, and so my love of this fruit began.) At the moment I’m lucky in that the piles of grapes at my local supermarket do not appear to be in the direct line of vision of any CCTV. Yet every time I surreptitiously pick a grape, it does indeed feel like the ‘forbidden fruit’ and I wait in fear for the
suburbs safer. Claremont Council will be installing nine new cameras around the Bay View Terrace shopping precinct. The new Multiplex and Hawaiian development will also have its own CCTV network so we can expect more cameras in Claremont than you’d find at an AFL fixture at Subiaco Oval. (Women I spoke to on Bay View Terrace welcomed the idea of more cameras, especially when informed that the digital technology ensures a much better quality picture. “I think it’s terrific for all those girls who have never got their photo in the newspaper social pages!” exclaimed one elegant lady.) Meanwhile, Subiaco Council has called for a feasibility study to be carried out so CCTVs can be placed the length and breadth of Rokeby Road and Hay Street. While not ostensibly as vain or fashion-conscious as Claremont consumers, the Subiaco Business Association still believes that the shoppers want more security in the area while sipping their skinny de-café lattes. George Orwell’s voice echoes through our suburbs murmuring, “I told you so!”
Is it stealing or shoplifting to eat a grape in the supermarket before you decide whether or not to purchase a bundle? store manger to come bursting from the nearby office door yelling, “Freeze, thief! Ring the cops! We’ve got another grape grabber!” But if you live in the western suburbs you may as well get used to a life of constant surveillance. Both Claremont and Subiaco councils have indicated that they are prepared to invest heavily in CCTV technology in the belief that it will make these
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Dead girl ‘may have panicked’ by denise s. cahill and michael gill PARKING and noise complaints stemming from the Big Day Out at Claremont Showground became trivial when Claremont councillor Anita Lorenz heard that a 17-year-old girl had died from a suspected drug overdose. “Some family is out there missing their daughter…I feel ill,” Cr Lorenz, who lives opposite the showground, said. The unconscious teenager was taken to the on-site first aid tent before being conveyed to Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, where she later died. A Police Media spokesman said officers sus-
pect the girl panicked when she saw police at the entrance to Claremont Showground and swallowed a number of ecstasy pills. Organised Crime Detectives are investigating and a post mortem will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death. Cottesloe Police Sergeant Jason Mercer said considering the excessive heat and humidity of Sunday afternoon, the crowd was “quite well behaved” during his shift. While a targeted operation involving officers from the Police Rail Unit resulted in about 70 drug-related charges, local officers issued one summons for drug possession and charged a man with stealing a purse.
Members of the crowd “rugby-tackled” the man as he allegedly tried to make off with the purse and security officers then held him until police arrived. Several underage concertgoers removed from licensed areas received move-on notices from Police and had to leave the venue. The Town of Claremont sparked panic last December when it refused an application to hold the event at its home of nearly 10 years, however the Department of Environment and Conservation overturned the decision. Cr Lorenz said noise levels were better than previous years and while she did not experience problems at her property, she had received a call
from a ratepayer about people parking dangerously outside their home. Graylands Road resident Erika Love, who attended the event, said residents near the showground had received two parking permits per property from the council. She said the initiative appeared to have worked although she suspected disabled parking bays near the venue had been used illegally. She said there were plenty of rangers and police issuing infringements. Have your say at www.inmycommunity.com.au
Waited for orders to evacuate KINGS Park Avenue resident Dorothy Smith received the shock of her life when flames appeared outside her apartment window a fortnight ago. “I walked into the kitchen about 6.40am and saw the first big pool of smoke go up, then a short while later, watched as the first fire trucks rolled along our street,” she said. “It was very scary. Until then, I had never considered that we could have a bushfire on our doorstop.” Later, she watched as embers and sparks jumped 150m, lighting a palm tree and shrubbery at the iconic blue boatshed opposite her apartment complex. Together with husband Alan, she wondered if the day would be their last in their home and what to take if the order was given to evacuate. “We were here throughout, not wanting to leave in case they did not let us back in,” Mrs Smith said. “I grew up in the country experiencing several bush fires, yet here, close to the river and City, we had a fire right next to us, so I was extremely concerned.” Mrs Smith praised the efforts of firefighters and police in the intense heat, the latter walking the streets to reassure residents while urging readiness to leave. For the Smiths, the decision to
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Engagement ring lost AUSTRALIA Day ended on an unhappy note for Banksia Grove resident Melissa Seed when she realised she had lost her engagement ring when leaving Kings Park. Ms Seed said she parked at the corner of Havelock Street and Kings Park Road where the Matilda Bay Rotary Club was co-ordinating parking. She said the ring had sentimental value and was distinctive because the band was bent. Call 0402 922 187.
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stay or go depended on the house across the road; if it caught fire, they would know it was time. “I still needed to get the last items for a dinner planned that night, but with that kind of advice, neither of us wanted to leave home,” she said.
They did not venture out until 3pm, when “things seemed to have settled down”, although flare-ups continued over the next 24 hours. “These people who light fires deserve huge punishment, but will probably never be caught,” she said.
“I feel angry that our lovely environment is so damaged, especially as it takes years to revegetate.” Mrs Smith expects fire management to be on the agenda when the complex owners’ council meets later this week.
lands man (21) and City Beach man (27) caused at least $100,000 damage, by torching three cars, a charity clothing bin and deliberately lighting two bush fires. They were arrested about midnight Saturday, after abandoning a car
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involved in a high speed pursuit earlier that evening, which Wembley Police aborted when speeds became too risky for suburban City Beach streets. Keys allegedly found on one of the men belonged to another stolen car parked
nearby, containing aerosols. A search of a City Beach residence also revealed a canister of lighter fluid and empty bottle of turpentine, allegedly used as accelerants. “It was a great effort by our officers, who put their finds together with the fires
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City Beach area arson: two men held TWO men will face Perth Magistrates Court on charges ranging from stealing to three counts each of criminal damage by fire on Friday, after allegedly admitting arson in City Beach on the weekend. Police allege a Church-
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Subi dog attack worries by michael gill A VICIOUS fight between two dogs at Market Square Park has left Mosman Park resident Erin O’Loughlin feeling uneasy about venturing around Subiaco. Last Tuesday, Ms O’Loughlin was walking through the park opposite Subiaco Oval on her way to work about 9am when she saw a man walking two bull mastiff dogs on leashes. She said a golden retriever dog, not on a leash and belonging to a woman walking at the park, took off towards the two dogs. “Seconds later the larger brown dog had half the retriever’s face in its mouth,” she said. “The woman was small and petite, desperately tak-
ing on the large dog trying to make it release its jaws… the man obviously could not control his powerful dogs.” Ms O’Loughlin said she soon abandoned the idea of trying to separate the dogs as a nearby council worker who tried to do the same received bites to his hands and the retriever was in a vice-like grip. She said about 20 minutes went by before council staff took the woman, who had puncture wounds to her arms and hands, as well as her injured dog for medical attention. A spokeswoman for the City of Subiaco would not provide more details about the incident or respond to comments from Ms O’Loughlin that city staff should have responded sooner. “The city is aware of the incident and is currently
investigating the matter,” she said. The spokeswoman said the city would source statements from those involved and witnesses to help the city decide on “a course of action”. Ms O’Loughlin said when the bull mastiff freed the golden retriever, the man left the scene among the ruckus with his dogs and her search of nearby streets failed to find him. “There is debate over the woman’s dog not being on a lead, but if that was a child who ran up to the dog, everyone would agree the dogs are dangerous,” she said.
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FIVE-year-old Oliver Clennett was in good company at Rosalie Primary School in Shenton Park yesterday, sharing the joy and in some cases the tears of thousands of children at the start of a new school year. Students were not the only new arrivals, with recent graduates, interstate and international recruits used to fill all of the state’s teacher vacancies, according to Education Minister Liz Constable. Several western suburbs schools also welcomed transplanted staff, such as former Subiaco Primary School principal Susan Goddard, who will lead Rosalie this year. Police are urging drivers to remember that the new term hails the return of 40km/h school zones, which operate from 7.30am to 9am and 2.30pm to 4pm on weekdays. Signs are posted to indicate the start and end points for the 40km/h speed limits.
Give kids a healthy start “It shows that even in schools that don’t have a canteen, you can play an active part, as parents have a very strong role in what their children eat,” she said. Mrs Cole makes sure her children tuck into a healthy lunch, with plenty of water at the ready and tailors a gluten free meal for Jacob who has enjoyed an energy boost since dropping the proteins from the menu two years ago. “As it’s a bit far to walk to school, they also participate in sports most afternoons or kick around a ball at the park. It all helps in terms of their longevity and overall wellbeing,” she said. Further tips offered by CCWA include avoiding packaged snacks high in fat and salt as well as cutting fruit and vegetables into fun shapes to entice fussy eaters. Ms Atkins said impressing healthy habits on youngsters would help them avoid the increased risk of cancer and chronic illness.
AS youngsters return to classrooms, the Cancer Council WA in West Perth has urged parents to make the start of the school year a healthy one for children. CCWA nutrition and physical activity manager Jenny Atkins said that with the number of overweight children doubling in the past decade, it was vital to improve eating and exercise habits. “Providing a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is one of the most important ways parents can help ensure their children remain healthy,” she said. “Fruit, vegetables and water should be ‘must-haves’ in lunchboxes.” One mother putting these tips into practice is Floreat resident Jo Cole with her three children Jacob (9), Adele (7) and Sam (5). Part of the nutrition committee at the Holy Spirit Catholic School in City Beach, Mrs Cole helps develop healthy recipes for fellow parents and provides nourishment tips in newsletters.
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Council lifts ban on child photo by michael gill A SNAPSHOT of children in suburbia originally dropped from a Subiaco Library exhibition is now on show, to the delight of photographer Nicole Boenig-McGrade. Subiaco council decided to exclude the image of the two children with their shirts off from a collection of prints by the artist because of recent controversy regarding photos of children. The Australia Council introduced new protocols this year for artists applying for Federal Government grants when working with youngsters, after photos of nude children by Bill Henson caused uproar in Sydney last year. Subiaco Deputy Mayor Andrew McTaggart said since receiving public feedback and advice from the peak body for the arts, the council had decided to reinstate the photo. “The City erred on the side of caution in this instance, which is understandable given the history of the debate around photographs of children,” he said. While the Federal protocols do not apply to the picture taken by Ms Boenig-McGrade, who is a commercial photographer, the photo sparked interest after a blog entry and an open letter to the Arts Council of Australia expressed concerns that the pro-
The photo, titled Kids in Suburbia has been reinstated to an exhibition of work at the Subiaco Library.
tocols could inhibit artistic freedom in general. “I’m making a point that we need to keep that artistic freedom of speech, as once you put on limitations and silence artists, you can ruin the history of today for future generations,” she said. Surprised at the level of interest in the slice-of-life photo, the mother-of-two said she had not set out to cause any backlash for the City, as she appreciated the opportunity to display her works. “I never actually mentioned Subiaco in my letter, and I can understand that they don’t want
to upset the public,” she said. “I love what I do and I’m shocked that anything I would do is offensive to anyone...I just think its wonderful people can see it.” She snapped the commissioned black and white photo depicting Australian suburban life in 2006. Ms Boenig-McGrade won the People’s Choice award for an entry in the City of Subiaco Photographic Awards in 2005. Her works will remain on display until Friday, February 20. Have your say at www.inmycommunity.com.au
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Christmas, when it is not so easy to come by, and councillors seem happy to keep it that way,” chief executive Graeme Simpson said. “Everyone used to get it some years ago, but it was negotiated out for office workers as they are mostly senior positions now.” However, the policy should be reviewed and the bonuses possibly incorporated into employee wage agreements, according to Shire president Brian Kavanagh. Peppermint Grove was among two of seven western suburbs councils to award bonuses last year.
“There is no facility for the Town to pay Christmas bonuses to any of its staff,” Cambridge governance manager Neil Costello said. Town of Claremont Mayor Peter Olson said some staff received bonuses if they had met certain performance indicators outlined by CEO Arthur Kyron. However, he said Mr Kyron had to work within the town’s budget and bonuses differed for each individual. Mr Olson said he was unsure how many staff members received bonuses last year and Mr Kyron, who had the information, was on leave.
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STAFF at the Shire of Peppermint Grove received an extra two weeks’ pay as a Christmas “performance” bonus, despite the financial crisis threatening program and job cuts elsewhere in the State. Council unanimously approved the bonus, as per previous years, after finance manager Chris Howard reported that operational staff performed in a “satisfactory manner” with “very good” service delivery. Work crews responsible for park and garden maintenance, rubbish collection and one administrative officer overseeing the Neighbourhood Watch program received the bonus. “The work crews like to have that money available at
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Postal voting gets thumbs down CLAREMONT Mayor Peter Olson has baulked at suggesting the council manage postal voting at election time, but says it is costing the council too much money. Mr Olson said it was unfair that the WA Electoral Commission had the monopoly on counting postal votes for councils, but he had not investigated the cost of Claremont taking control of the process. “If we have to do it that involves staff and staff time, and it takes them away from their normal duties,” he said. WA Local Government Association President Bill Mitchell said local governments should have a choice to complete the process internally to provide competition for the WA
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“In conducting postal elections the WA Electoral Commission charges direct costs only, with a small overhead on staff time. There is no profit component in the cost.” Cr Mitchell said Perth’s council with the highest population, the City of Stirling, paid $350,000 every second year for an election. “There’s the cost of letters going out and then coming back in, and then counting the votes,” he said. Town of Mosman Park Mayor Ron Norris said the council was against postal voting because of the cost and low participation. “In-person voting is best in Mosman Park. We handle the absentee votes because it is more cost effective and generally effective.”
DECISION REVERSED The City of Subiaco reversed its decision not to show a photo of two young children playing in a suburban street.
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Camera trial in Subi ‘welcome’ PEDESTRIANS in the heart of Subiaco would welcome a surveillance camera trial but perceived the area as crime-free during daylight hours, a straw poll in Hay Street last week revealed. Most were unaware of the recent increase in petty theft and street crime, saying they felt safe on the streets. Daglish property owner Pauline Bogle believed Subiaco was a safe area but perhaps less so in the early hours of the morning when her two grown sons were likely to be out. “I have always felt safe here during the week and walking around at night, but am a bit older so usually home before midnight. “Cameras are a great deterrent, but I worry about the expense to ratepayers, preferring Subiaco Council spend that money on keeping facilities like Lords and the markets open,
which keeps locals here and troublemakers out.” Crime appears non-existent in Subiaco, according to 18-year-old athlete Jared Bezuidenhout. “I train near here and am not at all concerned about crime, as it is much safer than home in Warnbro,” he said. “Surveillance cameras would not bother me, as I am not doing anything wrong.” Cottesloe councillor Jay Birnbrauer said he had never “had any reason to feel unsafe” when catching the train to Subiaco to catch
up with friends and shop once a fortnight. But he endorsed the camera trial being considered by Subiaco Council and hoped to do the same in Cottesloe. “People are often concerned about their privacy being invaded by cameras and I feel the same when people don’t respect mine, but I don’t believe this would as it is surveillance of an open, public area,” Cr Birnbrauer said. Burglaries dropped last week, but robberies continued to be high from Friday through to Sunday, times when surveillance could prove useful, according to Subiaco Senior Sergeant Vic Hussey. “We would welcome cameras as we are trying to use every single tool we can find in the box,” he said. “And I can’t help thinking that cameras could have helped us identify more offenders when we had motorcycle gangs in the area recently.”
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Sen Sgt Vic Hussey... at the very least, fit a strong cable lock to deter thieves. Picture: David Baylis www.communitypix.com.au d288292
POLICE are stopping scooter and motorbike riders to check for stolen engine components and warn of the risk of theft, following an escalation in local vehicle theft rates. None of the 31 stopped on Thomas Street on Thursday were stolen, but two riders were charged with having no licence and another fled police. Thieves find scooters easy pickings, filling the gap created when car immobilisers became compulsory. Thieves often jump on for a joyride then dump it around the corner, or use a screwdriver in the ignition lock and ride off, according to Subiaco officer-incharge Vic Hussey. “With factors such as the rising cost of fuel, scooters are more common than ever and comprise roughly half of all our vehicle thefts,” he said. “That is a concern but the challenge is that scooters are a very easy form of transport and rarely secured properly, either left on the footpath or with the keys still in the ignition.” Stolen scooters are also easily broken down for spare parts. A strong cable lock is advised to deter thieves.
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western view CCC replies to Tennant BRIAN Tennant (WSW, January 27) asked why no criminal prosecutions had been made in the Mallard matter by the Corruption and Crime Commission. The published report on the Commission’s investigation into the Mallard matter expressed six opinions of misconduct against the two main police officers involved in the Mallard investigation, and two against the DPP lawyer who prosecuted the case. The report also recommended that the Commissioner of Police and DPP consider taking disciplinary action against the public officers concerned. These opinions and recommendations were reached by retired NSW Supreme Court judge, Acting Commissioner John Dunford QC, at the conclusion of hearing evidence from 47 witnesses over 65 days of public hearings and considering the huge volume of material available on the Mallard matter. As someone from outside the state who has had no involvement in the Mallard matter over the years, Mr Dunford undertook his role conscientiously and with vigour. While the CCC can recommend charges, there needs to be sufficient evidence to support a criminal prosecution with a reasonable prospect of conviction to warrant such a recommendation. Having carefully considered all the evidence, Mr Dunford obviously concluded that recommendations of disciplinary action were the most appropriate response. Mike Silverstone, Executive Director, Corruption and Crime Commission.
Excitement at guest speaker MOMENTUM Women’s Forum is thrilled to share with you that Her Excellency Governor-General Quentin Bryce will be attending the International Women’s Day Luncheon as the guest speaker. We are especially excited because it is the first time she will be speaking in Western Australia and, also, because her appointment as the first female governor-general of Australia is an important milestone for all women. Her message that women “can do anything, be anything” encapsulates the spirit of the luncheon. The luncheon, to be held on March
6 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, is in support of the Women’s Council for Family and Domestic Violence Services. The winner of MWF’s Most Inspiring Women of the Year award will also be announced at the luncheon. Barbara McNaught, Director, Momentum Women’s Forum, Applecross.
WA should take nuclear waste VALERIE Glauser has raised the matter of storage of nuclear waste (WSW, January 27). Western Australia has enormous areas of desert that are geologically stable and are ideal for the storage of nuclear waste. Unfortunately, the loony left is opposed to Australia accepting nuclear waste from other countries. These same people have deprived WA of billions and billions of dollars of income. Just imagine what could have been done with that income in the form of schools, hospitals, railways, public housing, etc. The list is mind-boggling. And would that not have been preferable to countries like Russia putting their waste into metal drums and dropping it in the ocean to be left to eventually rust and escape into the sea? At least with all of it in WA, the
whole world would know where it was, and could be confident that none would fall into the wrong hands, or escape into the environment. John Skevington, Cottesloe.
Too high a cost for nuclear power IN his recent letters to the Western Suburbs Weekly, Robin Linke gives his wholehearted support to nuclear power stations in Australia, the mining of uranium in Australia and the importation and storage of nuclear waste in Australia. These are really three separate issues, and in the interests of presenting clear information to your readers, I will consider them separately. Firstly, nuclear power stations. Countries that have chosen to generate some of their electricity requirements by nuclear power have their own strategic reasons. Robin alludes to this when he writes: “The Swiss are smart… (by using nuclear power) they don’t have to rely on Russian gas to keep warm.” Some countries produce nuclear bombs, and can integrate the nuclear power industry with their nuclear bomb industry. So what is the strategic need for nuclear power in Australia if we don’t want nuclear bombs and we don’t use Russian gas? Robin invokes the spectre of glob-
al warming as justification for generating a significant proportion of Australia’s electricity requirements using nuclear fuel rather than fossil fuels. This is a popular argument in the nuclear power industry, but rather dubious given the high degree of uncertainty as to the extent of global warming. It’s hard to convince people that they should introduce nuclear power, with its attendant waste disposal and security problems, into Australia in order to solve a problem that isn’t affecting anyone. Next, mining uranium in Australia. Well, let’s not confuse this issue by even talking about nuclear power. Uranium ore is just another hazardous substance, like lead or nickel ore, but more so. The mining and shipment of it simply requires high standards of compliance with well-understood safety procedures, such as those that protect ports like Esperance from lead pollution. The environmental effects of the extraction of very large amounts of water from the Great Artesian Basin to service the copper and uranium
mine at Olympic Dam have been determined by experts, and their advice ignored. This would have happened whether or not there was uranium in the ore, so really it has nothing to do with the uranium, and more to do with good governance of the mining industry generally in order to minimise environmental damage. That shouldn’t be hard. And finally, importing and storing nuclear waste in Australia. The reason other countries want to send their nuclear waste to Australia is that it is a hot potato. Some of it is very toxic, for a very long time. It comes in different types and concentrations, and some of it emits such high-energy radiation that it can degrade the containers it is stored in. Instead of accepting a large amount of money to store this stuff, let’s find a safe way for West Australians to earn $3 billion a year. Or just be happy with what we’ve got. It’s not so bad here is it? Lee Hemsley, Shenton Park.
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Getting their hands dirty by denise s. cahill O MANY Mosman Park residents, Leah Knapp is the saviour for the townâ€™s natural habitats and open spaces. However, the new council sustainability officer says she is simply on board to coordinate work in the area and it is the volunteers getting their hands dirty and really making a difference. Ms Knapp, of Fremantle, said her most important role was to ensure the council, its staff, residents and contractors were in
constant contact and communicating. Mosman Park introduced the new role, and in October hired former Murdoch University student who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with honours in sustainable development. And 2009 has already proved to be a busy year with the town recently releasing a Bush Management Plan to restore natural bushland off Fairbairn Street. Ms Knapp said volunteers from the area had already weeded a significant part of the area classified in the plan as â€œgoodâ€? and Conservation Volunteers Australia members were working on the more degraded area.
â€œAt the moment this is my main project but that will change because the first year will be the hardest and most expensive,â€? she said. â€œYears two and three will be more about maintaining the area.â€? Ms Knapp said natural areas in Bayview Park were also being reviewed so a bush management plan could be established and the city had recently signed on for the Cities for Climate Protection that involved collecting data on the townâ€™s ecological footprint. Mosman Park resident Judy Watt said it was positive move by the council to, first, agree to put a management plan in place for natural
areas and then employ someone to facilitate it. Ms Watt said she also hoped Ms Knapp would be able to attract more volunteers to regular workdays on the last Sunday of every month from 8am. Volunteers are not required to have any formal knowledge or training however, some have completed a Bush Regeneration Course. Ms Knapp, residents and volunteers from Conversation Volunteers Australia will meet at the footpath off Fairbairn Street on February 7 and 8 to complete more weeding in the area. For more information, call Ms Knapp on 9384 1633.
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“Last year we had a rotation of presenters, which meant we could all give our different perspectives on youth suicide and depression.” Mrs Scott said training for the journey, over five days that covers 700km, had been difficult when she first started but with two
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Jamie passes on his tennis passion by louise bettison YEARS spent helping children and adults learn the game of tennis paid off for Jamie Venerys, when he was named Peppermint Grove Citizen of the Year on Australia Day. Mr Venerys started playing tennis at age five, using his mother’s racquet to hit the ball against every possible surface and gradually working his way up to a State junior ranking. “I remember hitting against anything I could find, from the garage wall to kitchen cupboards, and that repetition and practise turned me into a tennis player,” he said. “I just love the game and the people I meet, having made some really good friends through this sport.” However, an injury and growing love of surfing diminished the allure of competing, and at age just 14, he turned his hand to coaching. Now holding a commerce degree and managing clinics at Peppermint Grove and Mosman Park tennis clubs, he is focused on “growing the sport” and his contagious enthusiasm is boosting local memberships. “My philosophy is that in simply picking up a racquet and having a go, everyone can be a tennis star,” he said. “But the point is that tennis is a community-based sport and families can play together.” Mr Venerys was the sole nominee for the three annual awards honouring a Peppermint Grove citizen, young citizen up to 24 years old, and community group. ■ Council also voted to present a Certificate of Recognition to the family of the late Bob Falkner, citing his dedicated, consistent contribution to Neighbourhood Watch.
Important for people to become involved BEING awarded Cottesloe Citizen of the Year was humbling for Chris Wiggins, despite his consistent efforts to guide local planning strategies to residents’ benefit. “I was brought up to think you should take an interest and put something back into your community, and that it is important to the democratic system for people to become involved,” he said. Foreshore building heights, budgets and the tri-area library are just some of the issues the 12-year Cottesloe resident has addressed council on, more so since becoming president of action group SOS Cottesloe in 2007. His citation on Australia Day described “tireless contributions” to the town, including input to the disability services advisory committee “typifying the best of the Cottesloe community”. ■ Seven environmentally aware parents associated with North Cottesloe Primary School were also commended, with the Community Group of the Year award. Since forming EcoSmart in May 2007, they initiated projects from worm farms to a waste audit and organic vegetable garden, emphasising the need for children and adults alike to act now to conserve the environment for the future. “As we all know, the environment is moving rapidly up the agenda of worldwide and local concern,” group member Sally Grainger said. “We are certain this award will
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further stimulate and promote enthusiasm towards our planned projects for 2009, and hope it helps raise the eco-awareness and participation of our students in their planet’s future.” EcoSmart plans to expand its organic waste and garden projects this year, strengthen links to other like-minded environmental groups and schools, and local businesses.
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Jamie Venerys, Peppermint Grove Citizen of the Year.
ELEVEN people who live or work in the western suburbs were included on the Australia Day 2009 Honours List, announced last week. Kevin Hammond, of Crawley, James Gill, of Nedlands, and Professor Lynda Beazley from the University of WA were appointed Officers of the Order of Australia. Nedlands resident Edward Graham and Professor Warren Kerr,
who works at a Subiaco-based architect company, were appointed Members of the Order of Australia while Susan Glasfurd, of Swanbourne, Dennis O’Meara, of Dalkeith, and Robert Weiland, of Claremont were awarded Medals of the Order of Australia. Athletes Steve Hooker, Katrina Porter and Elise Rechichi also awarded Medals of the Order of Australia.
Mothballed sports club needs lifeline, say readers THE majority of online Western Suburbs Weekly readers want the City of Subiaco to rescue the mothballed Lords Sports Club. A recent story about the council’s decision to proceed with advertising a business plan for six weeks to gather public comment on the future of the venue has prompted a strong response from readers.
www.inmycommunity.com.au The plan, available on the council’s website, involves the prospect of the city running a recreation centre at the
venue for up to 10 years. Leading the online charge was Lords Action Group co-ordinator Stef Hayward who said that retaining a local sporting complex could help tackle issues like obesity and skin cancer. “Economic changes mean the Lords site may well be left empty if it is not used, and deliver no rent at all.” Subiaco ratepayer Sharlene Lee
said her family regularly attended the centre and hoped the council would soon resolve the situation, while Polly Dorn said the complex just needed management and renovation to continue its service to the community. Subiaco Councillor Lynley Hewett also posted comments on the website about the role of the club in tackling obesity and suggestions that rent hikes
imposed by the council had affected Lords’ profitability. “Lords gym was said to be nonviable even in boom times as far back as 2002 prior to a proposed routine rent review required by the lease,” she said. The city will accept comments on the business plan until 4pm Tuesday, March 3.
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Call for heritage nominations THE Town of Claremont is calling for nominations for its Civic Design Award Program that recognise examples of heritage conservation and urban design that enhance the urban environment and maintain the town’s qualities. Categories include Additions to Heritage Places, Conservation of a Timber Heritage Place, Conservation of a Masonry Heritage Place, New Buildings, Garden Conservation or
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CANCER patient Roger Constable and his wife May want to help themselves and others with the justestablished Western Suburbs Prostate Cancer Support Group. Mr Constable said that after being diagnosed in 2007, there was little support to help him deal with the various treatment options and little community support for his wife. While still undergoing treatment, the Floreat resident has affili-
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Credit card pair sought WESTERN Suburbs Detectives want to find two women caught on surveillance camera while allegedly using a stolen credit card to rack up more than $3000 in debt. The card was used at two service stations, a newsagency, Bunnings, Kmart, Target, EB Games, Tandy and a vehicle licensing outlet. It was in a handbag stolen during a Nedlands home burglary on the night of December 15. The women are in their 20s, Caucasian with medium build, one with dark hair tied in a ponytail and wearing a white cardigan, T-shirt and jeans; the other blonde and wearing a dark jacket, light coloured top and dark pants. Call 1800 333 000.
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The Australian Government’s Education Tax Refund means you could get 50% back on a range of your children’s education expenses. It’s a refund of up to $375 for each primary school child and $750 for each secondary school child. You can claim expenses like textbooks, stationery, educational software and even computers, printers and the internet. If you receive Family Tax Beneﬁt (FTB) Part A (or a government payment prevents you receiving FTB Part A) for a child at school, you will be eligible. You claim the refund on your tax return. If you don’t need to lodge a tax return you can still claim, so be sure to keep your receipts. To ﬁnd out more visit australia.gov.au/educationtaxrefund or call 13 28 61
THE police sexual assault squad is looking for a man who assaulted a vulnerable woman in Oxford Street in Leederville on December 29. The man initially assisted the victim as she suffered a panic attack after being dropped at the The man wanted for front gate to her sexual assault. block of units about 11.05pm. After helping her to her door, he pushed inside and restrained, grabbed and kissed the woman against her will until she managed to push him out and lock the door. The offender was of Indian descent and aged 25 to 29, about 170cm tall with medium build, dark complexion, short black spiky hair with cropped sides, and wearing a black polo shirt with white logo, black pants and a gold neck chain and ring. Anyone who can help identify this man can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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Students build up a career FOURTEEN WA high school students got a taste of work as an architect at the University of WA during the school holidays. The students from John XXIII College, Christ Church Grammar, Shenton College, St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School and Australind received a brief that involved designing a courtyard for a new high school in Butler. The gifted teenagers, some aspiring architects, spent four days on the project and received advice from
UWA employees Sophie Giles and Kate Sloss as well as teachers Dr Annette Pedersen and Jean Astbury. Students learnt to draw in AutoCAD, designed a piece of substantial landscape architecture, created a model of their designs and were involved in an architectural design jury session with university students. Dr Pederson established the initiative three years ago with Professor William Taylor from UWA to expose students to the course.
Local crime statistics for the week ending Sunday, January 25.
Subiaco (2): Hamersley Road, Heytesbury Road. Wembley (1): Gregory Street. West Perth (1): Charles Street.
BURGLARIES City Beach (1): Felton Road. Claremont (3): Goldsworthy Road (2), Judge Avenue. Cottesloe (2): Curtin Avenue, Marmion Street. Crawley (1): Everett Street. Dalkeith (3): Gallop Road, Victoria Avenue, Waratah Avenue. Mosman Park (1): Victoria Street. Nedlands (3): Campsie Street, Dalkeith Road, Smyth Road. Shenton Park (1): Rokeby Road.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT Cottesloe (2): Mann Street, Marine Parade. Floreat (1): Meagher Drive. Nedlands (1): Dalkeith Road. West Perth (1): Ventnor Avenue. GRAFFITI Jolimont (1): Cardigan Terrace. Mosman Park (1): Wellington Street.
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NEW life saving equipment donated to Princess Margaret Hospital is at the ready for hundreds of youngsters treated at the intensive care unit. Funded by a gala ball held last year by West Perth-based charity HeartKids WA, the $25,000 portable ventilator provides filtered air to patients when moving between wards. PMH clinical nurse manager Katherine Craig said the paediatric intensive care unit would put the device to use to treat about 800 infants and children each year. “This is the most current portable ventilator, which can be used on children through to adults,” she said. “It’s widely used in emergency departments around the state as well as by the Royal Flying Doctor Service.” The added benefit of a long battery-
life enables use of the unit on patients being transported between hospitals without the need for a power supply. HeartKidsWA spokeswoman Fran Maunton said last year’s ball had proved “a tremendous success”, raising $50,000, and the group had started gearing up for the 2009 event. TV personality Simon Reeve will serve as emcee for the From the Heart Gala Ball at the Sheraton Hotel’s Golden Ballroom on Saturday, March 14. “The key function of our organisation is providing emotional support to families who are living with congenital heart disease,” she said. “With one in 100 Australian babies born with congenital heart disease, there is a serious need for this support.” Visit www.heartkidswa.org.au.
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The Kimberley Society meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the Shenton Park Community Centre, with the first 2009 meeting on Wednesday, February 4 at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. Visitors are welcome. There is a small charge for refreshments after the meeting.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation offers newlydiagnosed men and their partners information evenings with speakers on treatment options and living with localised prostate cancer. Round three starts Thursday, February 5. To register, contact 9382 3774 or visit www.prostate.org.au.
People Against Cruelty in Animal Transport will hold a quiz night fundraiser for 2009 campaigns on February 7 at the Fremantle Town Hall. Tickets are $12 with tables of ten people. Visit www.stopliveexports.org, email email@example.com or call 9430 8839 or 0428 767 005.
The Wednesday ladies bible study group at Claremont Baptist Church will recommence on February 4. For more information, contact 9385 2607 or info@claremont baptistchurch.com.
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The Fellowship of Australian Writers will run a series of four workshops with professional writer John Harman weekly on Saturdays from 1.30-4.30pm, starting February 7. For details, visit www.fawwa.org.au.
A free concert with Santana tribute band Soul Sacrifice will be held at JH Abrahams Reserve on the Crawley foreshore on Sunday, February 8 from 6.30-8pm.
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DOES wearing a yellow vest give people the ability to do whatever they want, and when did West Australians decide that industrial activity was the ultimate in life? Claremont artist George Egerton-Warburton set out to test the theories with a series of experiments used as inspiration for a new group exhibition at Fremantle Arts Centre. Yellow Vest Syndrome runs until March 29 and features works by 29 renowned and emerging artists. Artists and academics will discuss the syndrome and distinguishing features of West Australian art in a complimentary forum, Donning the Vest, on March 14.
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Saleh swears he’s true blue OMEDIAN Akmal Saleh clearly remembers when, at age 11, he and his family emigrated to Australia. The Sydney comedian said the experience was one of his most vivid memories. “My parents didn’t tell us that we were moving to Australia,” Saleh said. “They told us we were going on holidays to Alexandria. “I thought ‘if we’re going to Alexandria, why are we taking 22 bags?’ ” Saleh said landing in 1970s Australia was like landing on another planet. “In the ’70s, there weren’t many people here in Australia, while in Cairo it was overpopulated,” he said. “I thought, ‘oh my God, Australia is closed!’” Saleh said he soon found plenty of humour in his new surroundings. “A lot of our neighbours were working class and spoke with that typical (in nasal twang) ‘How ya goin?’,” Saleh said. “I found that quite funny. “Egyptian people are funny too, but in a completely different
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Passionate tale under stars A Opera will give local audiences a free performance of The Elixir of Love under the stars at 8.30pm on Saturday, February 7. Opera in The Park, which takes place in Supreme Court Gardens, has become an annual highlight with a diverse range of audience members flocking to see what the prestigious arts company has in store for them. This year will mark the debuts of young WA artists Roberto Abate and Sitiveni Talei, who will star alongside popular local singer Robert Hofmann. Also featured in the production is Perth singer, Penelope Reynolds.
A veritable veteran of local opera, Reynolds said she particularly loved the yearly outdoor event as it gave her, and other people’s, children the chance to watch and experience opera. “There is always children milling and dancing around, and that is fabulous. It really adds to the atmosphere,” she said. This year’s performance is sure to be a little more joyful than last year’s Helpmann Award-winning production of Madama Butterfly. “The Elixir of Love is a lovely, light-hearted opera,” Reynolds said. “It is very passionate in moments and it is a lovely one for the outdoors. I can imagine lots of
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Debut direction EALING with the sudden death of a family member is a dreadful experience, but it can also be a cathartic one, says Kate Cherry. Cherry is about to make her directorial debut for Black Swan State Theatre Company with the one-woman play, The Year of Magical Thinking, as part of the 2009 Perth International Arts Festival. The stage adaptation of Joan Didion’s best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-nominated memoir chronicles a year of the writer’s life in which she transcends the tragedy of losing her husband to a heart attack and dealing with her daughter’s life-threatening illness by navigating through her imagination. The subject matter strongly resonates with Cherry who lost her own father to a heart attack when she was just 20. Cherry’s mother was also 20 when her father died suddenly of heart failure. “It really spoke to me, not so much about grief, but about surviving,” Cherry said. “I think theatre explores survival so brilliantly because like life, theatre is ephemeral. “Canvas lasts, cinema lasts, so theatre’s the perfect form to explore this story.”
Sandra Giles, Desma Mitchell, Ray Lange,Dr Margaret Pride and Tim Strahan. www.communitypix.com.au d304027
Director Kate Cherry, Helen Morse and Iain Grandage.
Playing Didion is Australian stage and screen veteran Helen Morse, with the musical score composed by cellist Iain Grandage. The collaboration marks the fourth time Morse has worked with Cherry – appointed Black Swan’s artistic director early last year. The pair also worked together for Cherry’s debut at the Melbourne Theatre Company. “She’s (Morse) the perfect person to play Joan as there is
a remarkable physical resemblance between the two women and they have very similar sensibilities as artists. “Both have exquisite attention to detail and shape emotional events with a real sense of clarity and precision.” When asked if she had caught Robyn Nevin’s performance in the Cate Blanchett-directed Sydney Theatre production on the east coast last year, or perhaps Vanessa Redgrave’s in
the Broadway version, Cherry said she never saw other productions of works she was directing. “As soon as I read the book about two-and-a-half years ago, I said to Helen, ‘I want to share this with you’,” she said. “There wasn’t even a play in existence then. And then suddenly, there was and I thought this was too perfect an opportunity to pass up.” ■The Year of Magical Thinking runs at UWA’s Dolphin Theatre, Nedlands, from February 7 to 25. Emilia Vranjes
Popular concert an unusual mix PIRATES, belly dancers and the odd flamethrower will take over the Octagon Theatre at the University of WA for the annual summer picnic concert this Saturday. The popular concert is the culmination of the summer school program run by UWA Extension, and is usually a sell out, according to program manager Sanchia Robinson. UWA music lecturer Margaret Pride has conducted the summer school choir since it began 10 years ago, and said it presented challenges as well as much fun and laughter. “Any time you bring a
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Where least expected by liam ryan OR the next few weeks, public spaces in the CBD will be unwittingly stomped on by the eager feet of performers who will bring contemporary dance to the city’s wandering masses – whether they like it or not. The improvised performances, cooked up by the aptly titled collective Anything is Valid Dance Theatre (AIVDT), are intended to let shoppers in the Hay and Murray Street malls taste-test the oft-misunderstood world of contemporary dance. AIVDT co-director Serena Chalker said the new show, They’ll Be Dancing in the Streets, partly took its cue from the where-did-they-come-from tradition of internet-organised flash-mobs, where spontaneous shows or groups of people appear to materialise from nowhere in public spaces. “We want to increase the public awareness of contemporary dance by
taking it out of traditional theatre venues,” she said of the street-based improvised performances. “There is a bit of a misunderstanding as to what contemporary dance is so this is a way of demystifying it.” The four dancers taking it to the streets are all WAAPA graduates and Chalker said audience reactions to the past high-quality outdoor performances, though often unpredictable, had been quite positive. But beyond the pure entertainment, Chalker also sees the greater good in taking performance from its home in the black boxes of theatres and fusing it with the everyday ebb and flow of city life. It is also a way of bringing life and vitality to neglected city spaces that remain relatively untouched by the energy coursing through the local art scene. Shoppers may stumble upon the shows on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through to mid-February in random spots in the Hay and Murray Street malls.
Anything is Valid Dance Theatre performers Nantale Kivubiro, Megan Berryman and Serena Chalker perform in the Murray Street mall. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au d302013
Big and small questions
Performing Lines dancers, now on at the Playhouse.
TO help bring its latest work to life, dance company Performing Lines digs below the surface for answers to some of the big and small questions that follow us from youth to old age. Questions Without Notice combines the skills of eight top-flight dancers, with the guidance of leading choreographer Sue Peacock, of Nedlands. Through dance, they tackle the subject of life’s unpredictability and the spontaneity underlining human existence. “The central theme is what happens when something happens that we
are not expecting,” Peacock said. “And what happens physically; how do we react when something we are not expecting occurs?” Peacock, also a lecturer at the WA Academy of Performing Arts and founding member of locally-based Strut dance company, said the production employs a combination of dance, live video and an evolving score. The title is inspired by the unexpected parliamentary questions of the same name – the performers video themselves interviewing one another live, with the physical response drawn from the dialogue.
“What has been interesting about this process are the questions providing the context for the movement,” Peacock said. “The movement doesn’t necessarily mirror the conversation, there is a sense of counterpoint; a gentle question could be followed by violent movement. “It invites the audience to think about things and not take them at face value, but to instead look at what is at the heart of something.” Peacock hopes the Playhouse Theatre production, running from February 3 to 7, will appeal to a broad audience.
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VER since Cirque du Soleil made its Perth debut in 1999 with Saltimbanco, a ticket to the Grand Chapiteau on Langley Park has become one of the most coveted in town. Last Wednesday night – 10 years after its world premiere – Dralion arrived, featuring 73 artists from 19 countries, with the promise of another enthralling display of circus arts and street performance testing the physical limitations of the human body. While Cirque is proudly animal-free, the presence of clowns remind punters they are indeed at a circus, and not a theatre show, though it may seem. But fear not, coulrophobia (clown phobia) sufferers. There is not a rainbow-coloured wig or sad face paint in sight, and thank goodness for that. Dralion’s bumbling clown trio were on hand to rev up the audience, interspersing the two-hour show with (at times, some rather unfunny) extended slapstick. The more sophisticated mind-bending fare is what actually pulls in the punters. The first standout was the single hand-balancing contortion act, in which an agile young Chinese girl balances herself on a cane on one hand, while twisting her body into myriad positions. Some acts felt unnecessarily drawn-out, while others, such as the fast-moving juggling set to slick choreography, had the audience captivated as the Russian maestro with the incredible physique juggled up to seven balls simultaneously. By far the most engrossing was the trampoline act, in which aerialists – who wouldn’t look out of place in a Matrix movie – bounced off two
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S A sign of the passing years, new owners or new generations now operate five of Margaret River’s six original wineries. Moss Wood passed long ago from Bill and Sandra Pannell to Keith and Clare Mugford, Kevin and Di Cullen’s legacy has passed on to daughter Vanya and Cape Mentelle has passed from the Hohnen family to Moet Hennessy of Louis Vuitton fame. At Woodlands, the younger generation are the day-to-day team. Leeuwin Estate is the obvious exception as Tricia and Denis Horgan appear to be in the office every day when either at the winery or here in Perth. Vasse Felix, Margaret River’s original and literally groundbreaking commercial vineyard, is also evolving. The Holmes a Court family, who have owned the estate for more than half of its 42 years, have recently sold the winery to son Paul and his family. This is largely “business as usual” as he has been the chief executive since the turn of the century. The Heytesbury Chardonnay 2006 (four gold medals and five trophies) Heytesbury is the Vasse Felix premium label. This is a young, intense and potentially great Margaret River chardonnay. I have described it before as
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Wine of the Week Vasse Felix Cabernet Sauvignon, 2005 2005 was a great Cabernet vintage in Margaret River and even the winery’s more reasonably priced cabernet sauvignon label ($34) gained the UK’s Decanter Magazine Trophy for the world’s Best Cabernet or Red Bordeaux Style Wine in what is one of the wine industry’s major international wine shows – to join its many other accolades. This will be sold out before the end of February so grab it while you can.
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Dining out on the day of love VALENTINE’S Day is one of the busiest calendar dates of the year for Perth restaurants. To help you in your quest to treat your lover to a romantic evening on February 14, here is a guide to what’s on the menu at some of the most sought-after dining rooms around town. Room selection of matching wines ■ Gershwin’s at Hyatt to each course Regency Perth ($175 a Hyatt’s person). flagship dining And to room, extend your Gershwin’s, is romantic now only used indulgence, for private dining the hotel has and intimate the option of events. the Amour It is offering a five-course dinner menu ($145 a tt at the Hya accommodation person) with French Gershwin’s package, including champagne, champagne on chocolates and flowers on arrival, arrival, accompanied by the sounds and a full breakfast for two of a live pianist. in the revamped Café Executive chef restaurant as well as a 1pm Mark Sainsbury late check-out. has created a For Gershwin’s mezze entree with reservations, phone 9225 Japanese style 1204, and for the Amour oysters, a main of package, phone oven roasted beef 13 1234. tornado and grilled lobster medallions, plus a live dessert ■ The Globe at station including a Parmelia Hilton chocolate fondant. The Globe’s chef, Vino aficionados Chad Miskiewicz, has may also opt to created a four-course include the menu ($120 a person) Gershwin’s Wine featuring such
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highlights as cardamom-scented duck with crisp pastry filled with leek fondue, saffron and lime beurre blanc, and valrhona triple chocolate mousse for two. To book, phone Penny on 9215 2484. ■ Fraser’s, Kings Park This perennial Fraser’s favourite has a three-course menu with options available for $115 a person. Standout dishes include rock lobster with tomato soy and slowcooked salmon with Japanese flavours; and almond pistachio parfait with poached plum in rose syrup. Coffee, tea and chocolates round out the evening. Alternatively, those looking to dine under the stars at Kings Park, may want to order (A)lure
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C’est Si Bon The instantly recognisable Grand Chapiteau on Langley Park heralded the arrival of the world’s most loved circus troupe to town. A who’s who list marvelled at the agile performers in Dralion, Cirque du Soleil’s latest offering, and partied under the big top after the opening night performance.
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“A NEW year is always refreshing. It brings with it the hope of positive changes, new beginnings and often hails the resolve to improve health and wellbeing. In my articles for the Western Suburbs Weekly this year, I have I chosen “peace” as a theme to better health. Why? As a nurse, I believe that a major casual factor of the illhealth present in our community is the lack of peace in our lives. Modern day living is busy. The drive to acquire, achieve and do; the work and social pressures – if not managed well – lead to stress and this affects our health. Through it, we become angry, tired, agitated and we feel exhausted, out-of-sorts and on edge. We may not realise we are feeling this way, as we have learnt to accept it as “the norm” but over time, the constant
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Prof. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg is exposing the impact of climate change.
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8.00 Kylie Kwong: My China. 8.30 Miniseries: Trial & Retribution XII: Paradise Lost. (2007, M) Part 1 of 2. 9.40 The Complete Guide To Parenting. (M, R) 10.05 Lateline. 10.40 Man Stroke Woman. (M, R) UK comedy sketch series. 11.10 Rage. (M)
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News. Bargain Hunt. (R) Antiques Roadshow. (R) News. A Current Affair. Two And A Half Men. (PG, R) Domestic Blitz. The Mentalist. (M) Flashpoint. (M) Cold Case. (M) News. (R)
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Today. 9.00 Kerri-Anne. News. Alive And Cooking. (R) Ellen DeGeneres. (PG) The View. (PG) Days Of Our Lives. (PG) Entertainment Tonight. Hi-5. (R)/The Shak. (R) News. Bargain Hunt. (R) Antiques Roadshow. (R) News.
6.30 A Current Affair. 7.00 Two And A Half Men. (PG, R) 7.30 Celebrity Singing Bee. (PG) 8.30 Adults Only 20 To 01. (M) 9.30 Kitchen Nightmares USA. (MA15+) 10.30 Amazing Medical Stories. (M, R) 11.30 News. (R)
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Today. Kerri-Anne. (PG) Hi-5. (R) News. Alive And Cooking. (R) Ellen DeGeneres Show. (PG) 1.00 The View. (PG) 2.00 Cricket. One-day international. Game 2. Australia v New Zealand. First session. From the
MCG. 6.00 News. 6.30 Cricket. One-day international. Game 2. Australia v New Zealand. Second session. From the MCG. 10.00 Sneak Peek. (M) 10.10 Movie: Tightrope. (1984, M, R) Clint Eastwood, Geneviéve Bujold, Alison Eastwood.
It’s Me Or The Dog. Bold And The Beautiful. News. The Simpsons. (R) Neighbours. The Biggest Loser. (PG) So You Think You Can Dance Australia. House. (M) Life. (M) News/Sports Tonight. David Letterman. (PG)
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Early News. Toasted TV. Totally Wild. (R) Toasted TV. Puzzle Play. 9am. News. Dr Phil. Oprah Winfrey. Ready Steady Cook. (R) Judge Judy. (PG) Huey’s Cooking. (R)
4.00 It’s Me Or The Dog. 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful. 5.00 News. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 The Biggest Loser. 8.00 Bondi Vet. (PG) 8.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 9.30 Life On Mars. (M) 10.30 News/Sports Tonight. 11.15 David Letterman. (PG)
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Early News. Toasted TV. Totally Wild. (R) Toasted TV. Puzzle Play. 9am. (PG) News. Dr Phil. (PG) Oprah Winfrey. (PG, R) Ready Steady Cook. (R) Judge Judy. (PG) Huey’s Cooking. (R)
4.00 It’s Me Or The Dog. 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful. 5.00 News. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 The Biggest Loser. 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.00 The Simpsons. (R) 8.30 Law & Order. (M) 10.30 Women’s Murder Club. 11.30 News.
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News. The 7.30 Report. The New Inventors. Spicks And Specks. Chandon Pictures. (M) Seven Periods With Mr Gormsby. (M, R) 10.00 The Robinsons. (M, R) 10.30 Lateline/Business. 11.35 To The Ends Of The Earth: Close Quarters. (2005, MA15+, R)
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Sunrise. The Morning Show. (PG) Raggs. (R) News. Movie: In The Line Of Duty: Smoke Jumpers. (1996, R) Shark. (M) The Ex-Wives Club. (PG) Go Go Stop. News At 4.30.
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Today. Kerri-Anne. (PG) News. Alive And Cooking. (R) Ellen DeGeneres Show. (PG) The View. (PG) Days Of Our Lives. (PG) Entertainment Tonight. (PG) Hi-5. (R) The Shak. (R)
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Early News. Toasted TV. Totally Wild. (R) Toasted TV. Puzzle Play. 9am. News. Dr Phil. Oprah Winfrey. Ready Steady Cook. (R) Judge Judy. (PG) Huey’s Cooking. (R)
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Children's Programs. Midday Report. Guru Greg. (R) Surfing The Menu. (R) Parliament Question Time. Children's Programs. Gerald McBoing Boing. (R) Young Dracula. (R) Serious Amazon. (R) Parallax. (R)
6.00 Children's Programs. 12.00 Midday Report. 12.30 National Press Club Address. 1.30 Surfing The Menu. (PG, R) 2.00 Parliament Question Time. 3.00 Children's Programs. 6.00 Art Museums Of The World. 6.30 Nigella Express.
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Sunrise. The Morning Show. (PG) Raggs. (R) News. Movie: Touched By A Killer. (2001, M, R) Shark. (M) The Ex-Wives Club. (PG) Go Go Stop. News At 4.30. M*A*S*H. (R) Deal Or No Deal.
News. Today Tonight. Home And Away. (PG) Better Homes And Gardens. 8.30 Movie: Supernova. (2005, M, R) Luke Perry, Tia Carrere. 11.55 Movie: Conan The Barbarian. (1982, M, R) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mako.
6.00 WorldWatch. 1.00 Movie: Travellers And Magicians. (2003, PG, R) 2.50 Badgered. (R) 3.00 Salam Café. (PG, R) 3.30 Football Stars Of Tomorrow. 4.00 The Journal. 4.30 Newshour With Jim Lehrer. 5.30 Corner Gas. (PG, R)
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Global Village. (R) World News Australia. Food Safari. Tales From The Palaces: A Thing Of The Past. (R) Long Way Down. (M) World News Australia. Market Update. Movie: Everybody Is A Killer. (2004, M) Movie: Dealer. (2004, MA15+, R)
6.00 WorldWatch. 1.00 TV Around The World: Venezuela. (PG, R) 1.30 Blizzard: Race To The Pole. (PG, R) 2.30 Forgiving Dr Mengele. (PG, R) 3.30 If Only. (PG, R) 4.00 The Journal. 4.30 Newshour With Jim Lehrer. 5.30 FIFA Futbol Mundial. (R)
5.55 Market Update. 6.00 Global Village: Exccentriiiks. (R) 6.30 World News Australia. 7.35 Rex In Rome. (PG) 8.30 Carla Cametti PD. (M) 9.30 World News Australia. 9.55 Market Update. 10.00 Movie: Sympathy For Lady Vengeance. (2005, MA15+) Yeongae Lee, Su-hee Go.
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WorldWatch. Food Lovers’ Guide. (R) Everest. (PG, R) The Long March. (PG, R) One Fine Morning. (R) Blaktrax. (R) The Journal. Newshour. The Clipperton Expedition. (R) 5.55 Market Update. 6.00 Global Village. (R)
6.30 World News Australia. 7.30 Fairytales Exposed. (PG, R) 8.20 Father. 8.35 As It Happened: Churchill’s Bodyguard. (R) 9.30 World News Australia. 10.00 Best Undressed. 11.00 Movie: DarkBlueAlmostBlack. (2006, MA15+)
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. 9.00 ABC Asia Pacific News. 9.30 Business Today. 10.00 Poko. 10.25 Children's Programs. 1.45 Penelope. 1.50 Boblins. 2.00 Play School. 2.25 George And Martha. 2.50 This Is Emily Yeung. 3.00 Planet Cook. 3.20 Roobarb And Custard Too. 3.25 Martin Morning. 3.35 The Mr Men Show. 3.50 Potatoes And Dragons. 3.55 1 Minute In A
Museum. 4.00 Fraggle Rock. 4.25 The Imp. 4.30 Dynasties. 5.00 A Seaside Parish. 5.35 Time Team. 6.35 Coach Trip. 7.00 Zoo Days. 7.30 Something In The Air. 8.05 1 Giant Leap: What About Me? – Grace. 8.30 Eataholics: Addicted To Meat And Potatoes. 9.30 An Alien History Of Planet Earth. 11.15 Teens Hooked On Porn. 12.10 Close.
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. 9.00 ABC Asia Pacific News. 9.30 Business Today. 10.00 Poko. 10.25 Children's Programs. 3.00 Planet Cook. 3.20 Roobarb And Custard Too. 3.25 Martin Morning. 3.35 The Mr Men Show. 3.50 Potatoes And Dragons. 3.55 1 Minute In A Museum. 4.00 Fraggle Rock. 4.25 The Imp. 4.30 The Pinnaroo Surfer. 4.40 Speed
Machines. 5.30 Naked Science. 6.35 Coach Trip. 7.00 Zoo Days. 7.30 Something In The Air. 8.00 Spicks And Specks. 8.30 Chandon Pictures. 8.55 Seven Periods With Mr Gormsby. 9.30 Roman’s Empire. 10.00 Headcases. 10.25 The Peter Serafinowicz Show. 11.05 Kung Faux: Break Boy. 11.30 The Book Group. 11.55 Close.
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. 9.00 ABC Asia Pacific News. 9.30 Business Today. 10.00 Poko. 10.25 Children's Programs. 3.35 The Mr Men Show. 3.50 Potatoes And Dragons. 3.55 1 Minute In A Museum. 4.00 Fraggle Rock. 4.25 The Imp. 4.30 The New Inventors. 5.00 7.30 Select. 5.30 From The Heart. 6.00 Compass: A Small Town Welcome. 6.35 Coach Trip.
7.00 Zoo Days. 7.30 Something In The Air. 8.00 Basketball: Round 17. Logan v Adelaide. 10.00 Soundtrack To My Life: Right Said Fred. 10.30 Planet Rock Profiles: Rob Thomas. 10.55 Freshman On Campus. 11.20 London Live: Primal Scream/Ray Lamontagne/Matt Willis. 11.50 Close.
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Desperate Housewives Monday, 8.30pm
Democratic difference in her former home town of Chicago, so she has to fly there to get out of jury duty. On her return flight, she ends up with aseat next to Oprah. After popping a few pills to help her fly, Liz revels at the opportunity to share more than a few problems with the talk show queen.
Cranford Sunday, 8.30pm
Dame Judi Dench leads a superb ensemble cast in this witty period drama.
the third season, and it may just be the funniest yet, mainly due to a side-splitting guest appearance from Oprah Winfrey. Fey and her team of talented writers use Winfrey’s megawattage star appearance to their full advantage. Liz Lemon (Fey) never changed her address to New York, as she wanted to continue to make a
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Sydney’s Underbelly NDERBELLY was perhaps the most popular and provocative Australian drama to ever hit the small screen. Due to its success, the creators have managed to conjure up a follow-up, Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities, which will have a special two-hour premiere on Channel Nine at 8.30pm on Monday, February 9. The series will focus on the mid-1970s, before the Melbourne gangland wars, when an even bigger crime-wave rocked Australia. This is the true story of how two ruthless kingpins changed the face of organised crime
Roy Billing as Bob Trimbole.
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The 7.30 Report. Australian Story. Four Corners. Media Watch. Stephen Fry: The Secret Life Of The Manic Depressive. (MA15+) Part 1 of 2. 10.30 Lateline. 11.05 Lateline Business. 11.35 Kill Me If You Can. (M, R)
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News At 4.30. M*A*S*H. (R) Deal Or No Deal. News/Today Tonight. Home And Away. (PG) How I Met Your Mother. (PG) Desperate Housewives. (M) Brothers & Sisters. (M) Boston Legal. (M) 30 Rock. (PG)
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Sunrise. The Morning Show. (PG) Raggs. (R) News. Movie: A Stranger’s Heart. (2007, PG) Samantha Mathis. Shark. (M) Auction House. (PG) Demons To Darlings. (PG) Go Go Stop.
international. Game 3. Australia v New Zealand. From the SCG. News. Cricket. Australia v New Zealand. Second session. Movie: Firewall. (2006. M, R) Harrison Ford. Movie: Town & Country. (2001, M, R) Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn.
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Today. Kerri-Anne. (PG) News. Alive And Cooking. Ellen DeGeneres. (PG) The View. (PG) Days Of Our Lives. (PG) Entertainment Tonight. Hi-5. (R) Lab Rats Challenge. News. Bargain Hunt. (R)
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Antiques Roadshow. (R) News. A Current Affair. Two And A Half Men. (PG, R)/(PG) The Big Bang Theory. (PG) Underbelly: A Tale Of Two Cities. (M) Crime Investigation Australia. (M, R) News. (R)
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Mass For You At Home. Hillsong. Totally Wild. (R) Animalia. (R) Meet The Press. Video Hits First. Video Hits. (PG) Video Hits Presents. Golf. Ladies Masters. Final round. From the Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast.
5.00 News. 5.30 Out Of The Blue. (PG) 6.30 The Biggest Loser. 7.30 So You Think You Can Dance Australia. 9.00 Rove. 10.10 Movie: Red Dragon. (2002, AV15+, R) Edward Norton, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel.
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Early News. Toasted TV. Scope. 8.00 Toasted TV. Puzzle Play. 9am. (PG) News. The Doctors. Oprah Winfrey. (PG, R) Ready Steady Cook. (R) Judge Judy. (PG) Huey’s Cooking. (R) Raymond. (R)
WorldWatch. MythBusters. (PG, R) Iron Chef. (R) Dance Mania Fantastic. (R) Cycling. Australian Mountain Bikes. From Canberra. Speedweek. Motor Racing. FIA World Rally. Football Asia.
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FIFA Futbol Mundial. (R) Soccer. The World Game. Thalassa. World News Australia. Lost Worlds. Dateline. Movie: Ship Of No Return: The Last Voyage Of The Gustloff. (2008, M) Kai Wiesinger. 11.15 Inside Hamas. (M, R) 4.55 A Little Later: Roni Size. 5.10 Classic Albums: Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. 6.00 21 Years Of Compass: Why Christianity Must Change. 7.05 The Museum: Beyond Bloomsbury. 7.35 Wild At Heart. 8.30 What Price Fame? Look Who’s Stalking. 9.20 Paradise Found. 11.05 Marianne Faithfull: Dreaming My Dreams. 12.05 Close.
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News. Totally Frank. (R) Minuscule: Nap Time. Gardening Australia. News. New Tricks. (PG, R) The Bill. (M) News. The Last Detective. (M, R) 11.20 NTAFL. Indigenous All Stars v Adelaide Crows.
6.00 Rage. 6.30 Children’s Programs. 9.00 Insiders/Inside Business. 10.30 Offsiders. 11.00 Asia Pacific Focus. 11.30 Songs Of Praise. 12.00 Landline. 1.00 Gardening Australia. (R) 1.30 Message Stick. 2.00 The Story Of 1. (R)
3.00 La Boheme. (PG, R) 5.00 Marty Rhone. 6.00 What The Future Sounded Like. (PG, R) 6.30 The Einstein Factor. 7.00 News. 7.30 Wild Caribbean. 8.30 Cranford. (PG) 10.00 Compass. 10.30 The Agatha Christie Code. (R) 11.20 Order In The House.
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Tigger & Pooh. (R) MM Clubhouse. (R) Saturday Disney. W.I.T.C.H. (R) Brandy & Mr Whiskers. (R) Flipper & Lopaka. (R) Trapped. Master Raindrop. Britannia High. (PG) Movie: You Wish! (2003, G, R)
3.50 Seconds From Disaster. (PG) 5.00 Mercurio’s Menu. (R) 5.30 According To Jim. (PG) 6.00 News/Lotto Draw. 6.30 In The Bush. New series. 7.30 Kath & Kim. (PG) 8.00 Fawlty Towers. (PG, R) 8.30 Football. NAB Cup. West Coast v Collingwood. 11.15 Movie: Bad Company. (2002, M, R)
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Children’s Programs. The Shak. (R) Lab Rats Challenge. (R) Sharky’s Friends. (R) Movie: Tom And Jerry Blast Off To Mars! (2005, G) Boarding Pass. The Hills. (PG) Ellen DeGeneres. (PG) Bewitched. Movie: The Long Ships.
(1964, PG, R) 5.00 Australia’s Greatest Athlete. 6.00 News. 6.30 Just Add Water. (PG) 7.30 Movie: Stuart Little 2. (2002, G, R) 9.05 Movie: Cliffhanger. (1993, M, R) Sylvester Stallone. 11.30 Movie: The Fog. (2005, M) Tom Welling.
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Toasted TV. The Elephant Princess. Totally Wild. (R) Dex Hamilton. Video Hits. (PG) Video Hits Presents. Star Wars: Clone Wars. (PG) 12.00 Golf. Ladies Masters. Third round. From the Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast.
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News. Sports Tonight. The Simpsons. (R) Movie: Honey. (2003, PG, R) Jessica Alba. 8.30 Movie: Billy Elliot. (2000, M, R) Jamie Bell, Julie Walters. 10.40 Life On Mars. (M, R) 11.40 Movie: American Pie. (1999, MA15+, R) Jason Biggs.
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WorldWatch. Russian News. Greek News. Arabic News. Indonesian News. Turkish News. The Trojans. (R) Akram Khan. (R) The Mona Lisa Curse. Newshour With Jim Lehrer. 5.30 Singles Club. (PG, R)
6.00 Classical Destinations: Warsaw & Krakow (Chopin, Szymanowski). 6.30 World News Australia. 7.30 MythBusters: Phonebook Friction. (PG) 8.30 Iron Chef. (R) 9.20 RocKwiz. 10.00 Movie: A Real Man. (2003, MA15+, R) Mathieu Amalric.
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7.00 Children's Programs. 10.25 Yo Gabba Gabba! 10.50 In The Night Garden. 11.20 Thomas And Friends. 11.30 Fluffy Gardens. 11.35 Roobarb And Custard Too. 11.45 Jakers! The Adventures Of Piggley Winks. 12.05 SamSam. 12.15 Creature Features. 12.40 King Arthur’s Disasters. 1.05 Naturally Sadie. 1.30 Ralf The Record Rat. 1.31 Potatoes And
Dragons. 1.40 Delilah And Julius. 2.00 Degrassi High. 2.30 Blue Water High. 2.55 Sparkle Friends. 3.00 Rage. 5.00 rage: Guest Progammer – MGMT. 6.05 The New Inventors. 6.35 Robin Hood. 7.20 Rex The Runt. 7.30 Classic Albums: Jimi Hendrix – Electric Ladyland. 8.35 Movie: On The Waterfront (1954). 10.25 Movie: The Informer (1935). 11.55 Close.
7.00 Festival: Folk Music At Newport 1963 – 1966. 8.35 Dr John: Live At Montreux. 9.35 Paul Kelly: Live Apples Pt 2. 10.35 triple j tv presents Interpol. 11.05 jtv Live: Wolfmother. 12.00 London Live. 12.30 Red Dwarf. 1.30 Planet Rock Profiles: Oasis. 1.55 Pop[b]session. 3.00 Deep Purple: Live At Montreux 1996. 4.00 jtv Live: Bloc Party.
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The Rich List. Fishing WA. Border Patrol. (PG, R) News. Sunday Night. Border Security. (PG) Triple Zero Heroes. (PG) City Homicide. (M) 24. (M) President Taylor discovers who is behind the terrorist plot. 11.20 Holby Blue. (M)
Get Ed. (R) Digimon Data Squad. Flipper & Lopaka. (R) Weekend Sunrise. Kochie’s Business Builders. According To Jim. (PG) The Most Extreme. Ironman. From Coolum Beach. Are You Being Served? (R)
Riverview Live. Dora The Explorer. (R) Today. Great Ocean Adventures. George Lopez. (PG) Going Places. (PG, R) WWE Afterburn. Speed Machine. ANDRA Drag Racing. From Willowbank Raceway. 12.30 Jack Of All Trades. 1.00 Cricket. One-day
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Children’s Programs. Landline. (R) Midday Report. Poirot. (PG) The Cook And The Chef. (R) Parliament Question Time. Children’s Programs. Landline Extra. (R) Talking Heads. News.
Rage. Outback House. (PG, R) Stateline. Best Of Australian Story. (R) 1.00 Movie: Johnny Angel. (1945, B&W, PG, R) 2.30 Basketball. WNBL. Logan Thunder v Adelaide Link. 4.00 Soccer. Women’s. Australia v Italy.
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in Australia. Robert “Aussie Bob” Trimbole (Roy Billing) and Kiwi Terry Clark (Matthew Newton) become unlikely partners in crime. One is an overweight Italian-Australian who loves his food and marijuana crops, the other is a charming young New Zealander in love with money, power and the allure of beautiful women. But at their first meeting in 1976, Trimbole and Clark instantly click, and together they mastermind the large-scale importation and distribution of heroin into Australia.
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Children’s Programs. Midday Report. The Einstein Factor. (R) The New Inventors. (R) Roller Derby Dolls. (PG, R) Parliament Question Time. Children’s Programs. Time Team: Harold’s Field. News.
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Sunrise. The Morning Show. (PG) Raggs. (R) News. Movie: Point Last Seen. (1998, M, R) Shark. (M) Auction House. (PG) Demons To Darlings. (PG) Go Go Stop. News At 4.30.
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The 7.30 Report. Lead Balloon. (PG) Doctor Who. (PG, R) Doctor Who Confidential: Cut Down: Fear Factor. Foreign Correspondent. Artscape: Dame Elisabeth Murdoch In Conversation. Lateline/Business. Four Corners. (R)
M*A*S*H. (R) Deal Or No Deal. News/Oz Lotto Draw. Today Tonight. Home And Away. (PG) RSPCA Animal Rescue. Find My Family. (PG) Packed To The Rafters. (PG) 9.30 All Saints. (M) 10.30 Eli Stone. (M) 11.30 Dirty Sexy Money. (M)
Today. Kerri-Anne. (PG) Hi-5. (R) News. Alive And Cooking. (R) The Ellen DeGeneres Show. (PG) 1.00 The View. (PG) 2.00 Cricket. One-day international. Game 4. Australia v New Zealand. First session. From
Adelaide Oval. 6.00 News. 6.30 A Current Affair. 7.00 Cricket. One-day international. Game 4. Australia v New Zealand. Second session. From Adelaide Oval. (Includes Lotto draw). 10.15 Movie: Half Past Dead. (2002, M, R) Steven Seagal.
4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful. 5.00 News. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 The Biggest Loser. 7.30 So You Think You Can Dance Australia. 8.30 Good News Week. 9.30 Dexter. (AV15+) 10.35 News/Sports Tonight. 11.20 David Letterman. (PG)
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Early News. Toasted TV. Totally Wild. Toasted TV. Puzzle Play. 9am. (PG) News. The Doctors. Oprah Winfrey. (PG) Ready Steady Cook. (R) Judge Judy. (PG) Huey’s Cooking. (R)
4.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 4.30 Bold And The Beautiful. 5.00 News. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 The Biggest Loser. 8.00 Bondi Rescue. 8.30 NCIS. (M) 9.30 Lie To Me. 10.30 News/Sports Tonight. 11.15 David Letterman. (PG)
6.00 WorldWatch. 1.00 Food Lovers’ Guide. (R) 1.30 Sick Around The World. (R) 2.30 Dateline. (R) 3.30 My Pet Dinosaur. (R) 4.30 The Journal. 5.00 The Crew. (R) 5.30 Corner Gas. (PG, R) 5.55 Market Update. 6.00 Global Village. (R) 6.30 World News Australia.
7.30 Top Gear. (PG) 8.30 South Park. (M) 9.00 Drawn Together. (MA15+, R) 9.30 World News Australia. 9.55 Market Update. 10.00 Pizza. (M, R) 10.30 Skins. (MA15+, R) 11.20 Movie: Vampire Hunter D. (2000, M, R) Pamela Segall, Michael McShane.
6.00 WorldWatch. 12.55 Market Update. 1.00 The Storm Rages Twice. (R) 2.00 Don Matteo. (PG, R) 3.00 Here Comes The Neighbourhood. (R) 3.30 Everybody Loves A Wedding. (R) 4.00 The Journal. 4.30 Newshour With Jim Lehrer.
5.30 Corner Gas. (R) 6.00 The World Game: Extra Time. 6.30 World News Australia. 7.35 The Girl Who Lives In The Dark. (PG) 8.30 India Reborn. (PG) 9.30 World News Australia. 10.00 Hot Docs. (M, R) Leonard Cohen. 11.50 Movie: Invisible Waves. (2006, M)
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. 9.00 ABC Asia Pacific News. 9.30 Business Today. 10.00 Poko. 10.25 Children's Programs. 2.50 This Is Daniel Cook. 3.00 Planet Cook. 3.20 Roobarb And Custard Too. 3.25 Martin Morning. 3.35 The Mr Men Show. 3.50 Potatoes And Dragons. 3.55 1 Minute In A Museum. 4.00 Fraggle Rock. 4.25 The Imp. 4.30 Gardening
Australia. 5.00 Message Stick. 5.30 Boomalli: Five Koori Artists. 6.00 Walking With Cavemen. 6.35 Scrapheap Challenge. 7.30 Something In The Air. 8.00 Red Dwarf. 8.30 Good Game. 9.00 triple j tv with The Doctor. 9.30 Code Geass. 10.00 T.Rex: When T.Rex Ruled The World. 10.50 Stereo MCs: Live In Manchester. 11.35 Cowboy Bebop. 12.00 Close.
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. 9.00 ABC Asia Pacific News. 9.30 Business Today. 10.00 Poko. 10.25 Children's Programs. 12.55 World Of Dr Seuss. 1.20 Play With Me Sesame. 1.45 Penelope. 1.50 Boblins. 2.00 Play School. 2.25 George And Martha. 2.50 This Is Daniel Cook. 3.00 Planet Cook. 3.20 Roobarb And Custard Too. 3.25 Martin Morning. 3.35 The Mr
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A NEW exhibition at the Art Gallery of Western Australia will bring stories from north east Arnhem Land to Perth via bark paintings. Curator Chad Creighton said most of the artworks were from the Louis Allen Collection, which was purchased by the State Government in 1988. Everywhen will be the final exhibition for Creighton, who has spent three years at the gallery completing an internship. He said putting together the exhibit involved extensive research and travel to the community of Yirrkala in the north of Australia. “Most of the artists in this exhibition were very well known in their day,” he said. “Some of them were also involved in very important significant events, like the Yirrkala Bark Petitions of 1963.” The petitions were the first traditional documents prepared by Aboriginal
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The Churchlands resident has enlisted the help of six-piece jazz outfit Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys to perform at the Valentines show at the Navy Club on High Street, which starts at 4pm. “So many people I know and wonderful musician friends have been affected by cancer, so I think if you’re able to get out there and help, you’ve got to do it,” Mr Hall said. Tickets are $20 each. Call 0418 904 557 for tickets.
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PERTH ZOO SPEND a romantic evening under the stars in the beautiful gardens of Perth Zoo and enjoy a special Valentine’s Day concert, The Rat Pack’s Back, presented by the Commonwealth Bank. The Rat Pack’s Back makes a welcome return to Perth Zoo to perform some of the Gates open at 5.30pm. Tickets are $40 each from world’s most loved songs by Frank Sinatra, ticketmaster.com.au or Perth Zoo. Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr.
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WEST AUSTRALIAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ON Saturday February 14 join the West Australian Symphony Orchestra and the Western Australian Youth Orchestra as they combine forces to create a massive orchestra, a Classical Spectacular. It is the perfect way to spend Valentine’s Day, so bring your partner and a picnic and relax in the glorious surrounds of the Pioneer Women’s Memorial at Kings Park and Botanic Gardens.
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O matter how captivating good fiction can be, nothing quite pulls in an audience like a compelling true story. And Christine Collins’ true tale of a mother’s quest to find her son is about as fascinating as a story can get. Seventy-eight-year-old film veteran Clint Eastwood puts on his director’s cap once again to continue his run of provocative and riveting dramas (Million Dollar Baby, Mystic River, Gran Torino) with Changeling, a stylistic and powerful retelling of Collins’ shocking saga, one that rocked California’s legal system in the late 1920s. In March 1928, single mother Collins (Angelina Jolie) returns to her Los Angeles home to find her nine-year-old son, Walter, missing. At first, the LAPD seems completely apathetic in their approach to her case, however, a radio minister, Gustav Briegleb (John Malkovich) begins to loudly scrutinise the morals and ethics of the department, who in turn begin to feel the heat from public opinion. Thus, five months later with Walter still missing, Captain Jones (Jeffrey Donovan) miraculously presents Collins with a boy they purport to be her son, however, she knows it isn’t Walter. Collins is forced to accept the new boy into her home on a “trial” basis, tricked by Jones to
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believe that she may have forgotten her son due to trauma. When she continues to plead that this is not her son, Jones does what he does with any citizen who questions the department – lock them up in a mental hospital. While Eastwood’s direction is stylish and reminiscent of the golden era of filmmaking and Jolie’s performance is on-point as she unravels in the midst of this unescapable horror, the star of the Changeling is the first-rate,
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Employment Data National employment data for November 2008 shows that employers are trying to hold existing staffing levels in the face of a slowing economy, according to the Australian Chamber of Commerce. However, ACCI chairman Peter Anderson cautioned that unemployment would not stay low unless confidence returned, domestic stimulus packages worked and flexibility remained in employment regulation. Unemployment figures for November showed that unemployment had risen by 0.1 per cent to 4.4 per cent. Most economists had predicted a figure of 4.5 per cent unemployment for November. Mr Anderson said he welcomed
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The University of Notre Dame Australia is a Catholic university with campuses in Fremantle, Broome and Sydney. The Objects of the University are the provision of university education within a context of Catholic faith and values and the provision of an excellent standard of teaching, scholarship and research, training for the professions and the pastoral care of its students.
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Injury Services Ofﬁcers (Workers’ Compensation Claims Management) Excellent opportunities exist in the RiskCover Division for enthusiastic individuals who are ready to take the next step in their Workers’ Compensation claims management career and want to work in a dynamic team! As an Injury Services Ofﬁcer you will be managing a portfolio of workers’ compensation claims and supporting RiskCover clients in the implementation of their injury management systems. You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in Workers’ Compensation claims management and knowledge of Injury Management and Risk Management principles and practices. A salary in the range of $45,271 to $60,444 commensurate with skills and experience will be offered to successful applicants. Further information about the role is available from Ms Linda Thompson, Services Manager, RiskCover Division on Ph: (08) 9264 3378. To be considered you should provide a resume, together with a one to two page response outlining the skills, attributes and experience you would bring to the role. Apply on-line at www.icwa.wa.gov.au or request application details from our Human Resources Division on Ph: (08) 9264 3709. All applications must be received no later than 4.00pm Friday 13 February 2009. The Insurance Commission’s core values are: Simplicity; Teamwork; Accountability; Integrity and Openness; and Respect and Compassion.
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The Insurance Commission of WA is a State owned signiﬁcant Government Business Enterprise that provides Compulsory Third Party Insurance to Western Australian motorists and Risk Management services to the Western Australian Government.
Ideal applicants will have experience caring for children and a genuine desire to assist them in reaching their potential. Duties include – supporting children and their families (both in and out of their homes) with personal development, personal care, meals, everyday living skills and community access.
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Tafe Applications Concerns about the economy and future employment options have prompted a big rise in the number of people seeking to take on full-time study. The number of applications to study full-time courses at TAFE colleges in 2009 has jumped by 14 per cent compared with last year. Figures show 13,595 people have applied this year, up considerably from 11,859 in 2008. State Training Minister Peter Collier said with the current economic situation, there would be greater emphasis on the training sector. “Now more than ever is a good time for people to gain new skills and qualifications not only through TAFE but also registered training
organisations,” the minister said. “This is particularly pertinent for mature-aged workers, who want to keep their skills relevant and up-to-date, or re-skill and move into different industries or careers. “In recent years, many Western Australians have been fortunate to obtain well-paid, unskilled positions but going into the future, the labour market is tightening and competition for jobs will increase. “Having a strong skill set is an invaluable asset for job seekers.” The minister said while the higher number of applications was encouraging, there was still plenty of work to be done to raise the status of training
programs and pathways, to ensure the state was well positioned to meet industry needs for the next decade. He said the increase reflected the Government’s aim to streamline the training system and make it easier for people to study and gain new skills. “Graduating students are extremely competitive in the marketplace when looking for work,” the minister said. Nursing and Teaching Assistant qualifications remain the most popular courses this year, followed by Electrotechnology. Applications for courses offering qualifications in Primary Industry have increased 39 per cent this year.
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Data Processing Ofﬁcer Position No: WN256737 (FTC 12mths Parental Leave Cover) Level/Salary: HSU L1/2 $19,445 - $46,452 pa The successful applicant will utilise external data sources and communicate with medical practices and women’s health services to verify data received from pathology laboratories for incorporation into the Cervical Cytology Registry database. The position will also respond to enquiries from laboratories, medical practices and women in the community. Selection Criteria: Please see the Job Description Form available on-line at www.jobs.wa.gov.au For Further Job Related Information: Please contact Lyn Power on Ph: (08) 9323 6766. Job Application Package: To access information about this position, visit jobs.wa.gov.au and key in the Position No: or Keyword in the Search Box or Ph: (08) 9480 9307. Closing Date: 4:00pm Monday 16 February 2009.
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Relief Dental Clinic Assistant Recruitment Pool Dental Health Services Pool Ref No: 00000265 Level/Salary: GOSAC Level 1 $18,262 - $43,898 pa pro rata (plus $3000 qualiﬁcation allowance payable) Location: Various Job Description: We are seeking enthusiastic and suitably qualiﬁed applicants for the position of Dental Clinic Assistant. You will provide chairside and clinical assistance to Dental Ofﬁcers and Dental Therapists, and be responsible for maintaining a hygienic working environment. Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. The pool will operate for twelve (12) months from the date of the initial selection in the pool. There are currently 5 permanent positions available - Full Time & Part Time. Job Application Package: To access information about this position, visit jobs.wa.gov.au and key the Position No. or Keyword into the Search Box. For Further Job-related Information: Please contact Nikki Cotterell on Ph: (08) 9313 0531. Closing Date: 4:00pm Monday 2nd March 2009.
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Support Workers Traineeship Opportunities Permanent Full time and Part time positions available at North and South metropolitan locations as well as onsite in Coolbinia Competitive remuneration with attractive salary packaging arrangements available Are you looking for a career change, do you want more than just a job? Are you looking for an organisation that values its employees and encourages their development through traineeship programs? The Centre for Cerebral Palsy is seeking people to share our passion in providing excellence in service to our clients - people with Cerebral Palsy. The role entails assisting children and/or adults with their activities of daily living such as meals, personal care, communication, and domestic tasks and transporting clients to and from appointments. In partnership with Central TAFE, we are able to oﬀer fully funded traineeships that result in acquiring Certiﬁcate III in Disability Work to full time and part time Support Workers. To be successful in the role you will require excellent communication skills and the ability to work eﬀectively within a team environment with minimum supervision. Applicants must have a minimum 12 months driving experience and their own transport to travel to and from their work location. Possession of a Basic Workplace First Aid Certiﬁcate is essential. Please Note Applicants short listed for employment will be required to: • Sit a driving test in vehicles designed for people with disabilities. • Undergo a medical examination. • Provide current traﬃc and police checks. Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your education, skills and to begin a rewarding career in Disability Services. To apply please complete the Application Package and address the Selection Criteria that can be downloaded at www.tccp.com.au ‘Employment/Current Vacancies’. Enquiries are welcome and you are invited to contact the Human Resources Oﬃcer on 9443 0202. Applications close Monday 16th February 2009 at 4.00pm. “The Centre for Cerebral Palsy is an equal opportunity employer that fosters diversity in the workplace”.
Position No: Pool Ref CG338 (P/T various hrs) Level/Salary: HSU L2 $43,162 - $46,452 pa pro rata You will receive and interview patients, process documentation and register patients in accordance with hospital standards. Various permanent parttime positions are available. Selection Criteria: Available at www.jobs.wa.gov.au For Further Job Related Information: Please contact Denise Smith on Ph: (08) 9346 3881. Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online at www.jobs.wa.gov.au Alternatively you can request that an application kit be sent to you by calling (08) 9480 9307. Closing Date: 4.00pm Mon 16th February 2009.
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Food Safety Supervisor Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital - Catering Position No: CG006144 Level/Salary: HSU L4 $53,378 - $57,236 pa You will be required to undertake continuous review and development of the food safety program to ensure the food safety program is current, site speciﬁc and compliant with food hygiene regulations and standards and the legal requirements for due diligence. You will train staff in good food handling procedures as required ensuring staff have the relevant skills to provide safe food. Shifts will vary, with start times between 0700-1200 noon and ﬁnishes between 1600-2030 hours. Selection Criteria: Available on line at www.jobs.wa.gov.au For Further Job Related Information: Please contact Sharron Pratt on Ph: (08) 9346 4521. Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online at www.jobs.wa.gov.au Alternatively you can request that an application kit be sent to you by calling (08) 9480 9307. Closing Date: 4.00pm Mon 16th February 2009.
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Subi-Floreat dismiss Midland by ted wishart DAY one of round thirteen in the WA Cricket Association saw Subiaco Floreat finish the day in a strong position against Midland Guildford. However, poor batting performances by Claremont Nedlands and University against Rockingham Mandurah and Perth mean their bowlers face an uphill battle this weekend. Simon Branston (3-59), Aaron Lilly (2-23) and Tim Monteleone (2-31) all bowled well and were the main wicket takers in Midland Guildford’s modest total of 211 at Floreat Oval. Opening batsmen David Bolton (26 not out) and Alex Malajczuk (18 not out) then guided their team to 045 at stumps. The Tigers’ top-order batsmen lost three early wickets at Lark Hill, with Claremont Nedlands eventually dismissed for 201. University was cruising at Fletcher Park and reached 2-126 but were eventually dismissed for 191.
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Club upgrade, breakfast serve THE Floreat Park Tennis Club will celebrate its 12 freshly surfaced courts and new floodlights by introducing four new social competitions in February. The new sessions include a breakfast competition from 6.30-8am and night games from 7.30-9.30pm. People can compete in singles, doubles and teams, which can be pre-organised or put together on the day.
WESTERN Suburbs Cricket Club was beaten by Whitfords on Saturday at Rosalie Park. Chasing Whitfords’ 161, Wests could only reach 112 and now sit 10th on the table, precariously close to the relegation zone. Resuming at 1-21, Wests started well, with Alex Drew and Jarrod Sinclair looking comfortable at the crease. The pair batted past the first drinks and added another 37 until Drew (19) was bowled by a James Parsons slider. Sinclair then followed shortly after, when a leading edge off Parsons ballooned to cover. Wests then collapsed to be 5-86, with Parsons tak-
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ing all five. Some stubborn resistance from Troy Bilich and Ryan Smith saw Wests through to tea at 5-102. After tea, the two began cautiously and despite the cracked and grassless pitch playing inconsistently, appeared to have some control. However, when Bilich (12) was bowled by a shooter while attempting to pull, Wests had again left it to the bowlers to rescue the innings. Unlike previous weeks, the lower order provided minimal resistance. Several batsmen were trapped in front by balls that crawled and the last four wickets fell quickly. Michael Davis
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