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No.106 – May/June ‘13

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Who could resist this month’s front cover photograph? I have a bit of a soft spot for our Australian marsupials, and the Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre were kind enough to let me get a few snaps. They do such a marvelous job of meeting the rehabilitation needs of wildlife admitted from the local community and around the state. Since its inception, the Centre has more than doubled in capacity. Why not consider becoming a volunteer? It’s one of the most rewarding things you could do with your time. If you want to see proof that true community spirit lives on, read the heartfelt letter from local Mikayla Kennelly. This 7 year old Roleystone girl has Rett Syndrome, but her amazing mum is running in the HBF Run For Reason on the 26th of May, to raise awareness and money for Rett Syndrome research. Show your support for such a worthy cause by making a donation today. As the days and nights get colder and wetter, it’s not only ourselves we need to think about, but our trusty pets too. Alexi Christidis

from Blue Wheelers Mobile Dog Wash and Grooming has some helpful winter pet grooming tips for you on page 7. Don’t worry, we’re thinking about the environment too! Roleybushcare has their annual Plant Sale of low cost local natives. It will be held on Saturday the 8th of June at the Roleystone Shopping Centre, from 9:00am to 12 noon. It’s a great chance to chat to one of their many volunteers about dieback or any other bushland concerns you have. Speaking of concerns, Armadale residents have recently rallied in full force for a 24/7 Police Station, which will hopefully have a positive outcome. Our government really needs to reconsider their priorities, when one of the fastest growing local government areas in Australia hasn’t even got an appropriate or adequate police resource. On a more positive note, turn to page 9 to see how an internationally awarded approach to dementia has come to Kalamunda. Hilary Lee of Dementia Care Australia is hosting Spark of Life courses, providing a new approach

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Fiona Newland EDITOR/PUBLISHER on reconnecting with people who live with dementia. If you have friends or family who have dementia, you can learn about this compassionate and practical approach to make an immediate difference in their lives. The City of Armadale’s History House Museum has an exhibition called “Well I’ll be Damned” this May. Armadale has played a significant role in the provision of water resources to the Perth metropolitan area. Three of the eleven dams serving the Perth area are in the City of Armadale. If you want to find out more, then I encourage everyone to stop by at the History House. There are businesses both new and old that we’d like to welcome to The Valley Reporter. Please show your local businesses your support by shopping at Champion Lake Vet Centre, Kanters Cabinets, de Blés Patisserie & Cafe and Foothills Animal Hospital.

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young and old, can live life without fear, in a vibrant community that is attractive to young families and investors. I doubt that that day will ever come if we don’t have a 24 hour Police Station. I’d like to ask Mr Barnett why we have 7 days a week retail trading, and in some cases, 24 hour trading, but don’t have a 24 hour Police Station. This government needs to reconsider their priorities. Waterside developments and footy stadiums shouldn’t be the top of the list, when one of the fastest growing local government areas in Australia hasn’t even got an appropriate or adequate police resource. Armadale’s Member of Parliament Tony Buti had a public rally recently, confirming the local concern about the level of policing in our region, and the desire for a 24/7 public access Police Station. As he said, “The call for a 24/7 public access police station is not asking for a significant increase in police to be behind a desk. What we are asking for is for Armadale Police Station to become a major police station, as is the case in Cannington, so we can have more police that are centred in the Armadale region.” I’d like to thank Tony Buti for giving our community a chance to voice our opinions on this important issue, which we all need to make a stand on. Denise Hardie.

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many times, and the times when the phone didn’t ring out, we were told that there were only two police officers available for the whole south metro area. If the person acted on his threats, we were told to ring 000. Not good enough. In my role as a community sector worker, we need the support of the police to do our jobs properly, and to ensure that those tax payer funds given for crime prevention are being used as effectively as possible. Our community has lost faith that our police will be able to protect them. A community that loses confidence because the police are simply not available, will start to lose what makes it a community. When people become fearful, they take it upon themselves to protect their families and businesses in ways that make it hard to work out who the thugs are, and who the civilians are. If you think it’s bad in the Armadale central area, just ask the local residents in outlying areas like Forrestdale and Roleystone, where an after-hours police response isn’t even considered anymore, because both the residents and the criminals know it just isn’t coming. I look forward to the day when our postcode drops off the high crime risk maps, and we can reclaim our community. I look forward to a time when people, both

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you are on the way to making a life-changing difference to these animals. Corporates - we challenge your team to raise the highest amount! Every dollar you raise will help us reach our $475,000 target to support our vital work for animals in need through our Inspectorate, Community Education, Animal Care Centre and Veterinary Clinic. Come down and celebrate Western Australia’s 18th Million Paws Walk, even if you don’t have a pet. You and the pooches will be treated to entertainment, displays, stalls, giveaways and a host of other activities. It’s a fun day out where you can make a real difference by raising funds to help us help less fortunate animals right across the state! Enjoy yourselves while helping the animals - walk with us at Million Paws Walk 2013. Log onto www.millionpawswalk. com.au for further information and Perth’s walk locations.


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It is very important that you consider the coat and hair maintenance of your fourlegged companions when the colder weather starts blowing in. Regular brushing at home and a visit from your local dog groomer Blue Wheelers every few weeks can help to keep longer hair more manageable and remove dead hair from short-haired winter coats. It can definitely get quite cold up here in the Perth hills during winter, and as such, there are some key factors to keep in mind about your pet. Using doggy jumpers and jackets are great for keeping your dog warm during this time, especially for short-haired breeds. You can still use doggy clothing on pooches with longer hair, but be aware that this can lead to matting around the neck, chest, and under the armpits. We at Blue Wheelers will help you keep matting to a minimum, and will also remove any matts that have already formed. For owners who still like to have their dogs clipped short during winter, it is important to be mindful that your dog may require extra blankets and jumpers after their groom. Lots of big warm cuddles also help! Remember, letting your pet’s hair grow a bit doesn’t mean you stop grooming altogether. Winter grooming needs are just different to the rest of the year. Make sure your dog is used to being brushed with its longer hair or double coat. The longer or thicker the coat, the more protection the dog has from the cold, but the more work required to keep it clean and neat. It’s important to clip and brush the underarms, behind the ears, and around hygiene areas to prevent uncomfortable matting during winter. Not doing this can result in uncomfortable knots, and could mean you have to clip them back very short in summer to get under the matting. It’ll be less stressful and less time-consuming to clip in summer, if maintenance is done over the winter. You want the very best for your dog, and we’re prepared to give it. Call Alexi Christidis on 0404 485 137 to book an appointment today. He’ll show you why Blue Wheelers is Australia’s first choice in mobile dog grooming.

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Aaron Dean and Krystal Kopacz were married on the 31st of March 2013. The ceremony was held at Trinity Church in Perth followed by the Recepition at Crown Perth. The bride had two dresses so she was able to walk in the water for a splash around! Congratulations!

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The rev-heads and grease monkeys of Roleystone have been called out from behind the roller doors of their garages, and welcomed down to the next Roleystone Market, to show off their cars, utes, bikes, and any other interesting pieces of machinery to the rest of us. There are a number of motoring enthusiasts in Roleystone, and even more stickybeaks who would love to see what you have in your garage. Why not give it a spitn-shine, and bring your machine down for a bit of time in the spotlight? To book in your machine, call Wendy on 0408 920 817, or email us at roleystonemarkets@yahoo.com.au. The Machine Show is an added facet to the upcoming Roleystone Winter Market, which will open its doors along with the Men’s Shed and Community Garden, so that everyone can come and have a look at what they get up to. Maybe they’ll even nab a few more members during the day! We have some great new stalls joining the ranks of the popular ones from the last markets. There will be a broad collection of jewellery, crafts, home-made foods and beauty products for you all to enjoy. Musical entertainment for the morning will be provided by local musicians. If you like what you hear, don’t forget to throw some coins in their hats! If you’ve got kids, Halcyon Stables are coming with pony rides for the children, and Scribbly Faces will be doing face painting for a gold coin donation. The Country Kitchen and Josie’s Baked Potatoes will be back to serve their yummy food, followed by Ragin’ Cajun Luisiana Comfort Food, and the Malaysian Vegetarian Delicacy which specialises in vegetarian dishes. The Ride to Conquer Cancer Girls, “The Escapees” will be cooking up a sausage sizzle with bacon and egg buns. As always, Lisa will be there, serving up her deliciously warming coffees, cappuccinos and mochas. We also have Churro Central and an old-fashioned cake stall, so you can grab something to have with your hot drink. Come down for breakfast, morning tea or lunch, or all of them at once! You won’t be disappointed!


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compassionate and practical approach to make an immediate difference in their lives.” “The techniques I have learned in this course, I feel are going to change my coping mechanisms, my whole outlook, my relationship with my mother, my children, and my partner. It is like a golden bridge back into my life” Sally Harding, Family Carer. “I can see how this approach is something that can work in a lot of settings where people are cared for by others, in particular within institutions and systemsdisability-your marginalised peopleaboriginal people.” Steve Hammond, Stepping Outside Together. The Spark of Life presentations will be held on Sunday 5th May, Friday 17 May 2013 and 19th-21st June at the Zig Zag Cultural Centre at 50 Railway Road, Kalamunda. Registration forms may be completed and returned to Dementia Care Australia prior to the course either by fax (03) 9727 2766 or email info@dementiacareaustralia. com. For further information contact Dementia Care Australia on (03) 9727 2744. Alternatively you may contact the Shire of Kalamunda on 9257 9999 email: kala.shire@ kalamunda.wa.gov.au. Ref: www.kalamunda. wa.gov.au. Published on 22 April 2013.

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Our annual plant sale will be on Saturday 8th June at the Roleystone Shopping Centre 9.00am till 12 noon. This is your chance to purchase local native plants cheaply and chat to our volunteeers about dieback or your bushland concerns. The next planting field day is on Sunday 9th June at Nottinghill Reserve 9.00am till 12 noon. Check the website on the day if it is stormy for any cancellation notice.

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This May and June in Kalamunda Hilary Lee of Dementia Care Australia is hosting Spark of Life courses providing a new approach on reconnecting with people who live with dementia. “On the news we often hear the plight of people with dementia which creates fear when thinking about the future of our loved ones.” said Acting CEO Clayton Higham “Spark of Life enables the person with dementia to reconnect with their spark with a heart-to-heart connection. It teaches carers to understand how at times the human potential can be hidden or masked by unmet emotional needs, and shows carers profound ways of meeting those needs in a lasting way.” Having completed her Masters of Science at Curtin University of Technology, Hilary Lee joined the team at Dementia Care Australia to further develop Spark of Life to a whole systems approach that received an international award from 30 countries in 2009/10 for enabling rehabilitation in dementia care. “The specialised courses we have since developed take dementia care into a new paradigm that enables rehabilitation. They provide practical everyday strategies and solutions for supporting people who have dementia with a shift in focus to understanding dementia in the heart as well as the mind.” Hilary explains the Spark of Life as a positive universal philosophy to human relationships and communication. “If you have friends or family who have dementia, you can learn about this

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High Tea and Art Workshop Topaze Art & Lifestyle Coaching is hosting a High Tea and Art Workshop on Sunday the 26th of May. From 11:00am to 3:00pm, you and your group of 4 to 6 friends can enjoy a delicious High Tea prepared just for you, followed by a fun-filled art session, with canvas and paints included. If you’re a beginner, don’t worry, our workshops are applicable to every level of experience! Seats cost $90 per person, and bookings must be made at least a week in advance, so everything can be arranged especially for your group. Don’t forget, gift vouchers are available! The Topaze Studio is located at 39 Tyers Road, Roleystone. To learn more, go to www.topazedesigns.com, call 0418 912 023, or send an email to jackie@ topazedesigns.com.

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From 10:00am to 4:00pm on Sunday the 5th of May, Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre had its annual Open Day. For just a gold coin donation, the public was able to take a behind-thescenes tour of the hospital, visit the brand new Discovery Centre, and have a close encounter (and photo!) with one of the resident animals. The Open Day had a wide selection of stalls, and a relaxing atmosphere, thanks to the sounds of live music. Kanyana conducts wildlife nocturnal tours on the first Friday and

second Saturday of every month, and we’d love to see you there! Since most of our animals are nocturnal, these tours are the best way to see our woylies, quendas, echidnas, bilbies and boodies. You may also catch a glimpse of the kangaroos and possums that live on the property. Bookings are essential, so please call 9291 3900, or send an email to info@ kanyanawildlife.org.au. Adult entry costs $20, with children from ages 6 to 12 costing $12.50. Minimum numbers apply.

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Local resident and published writer Peter J Searle has just added another piece of work to his list of accomplishments. His new book, “Passover”, is now available on Amazon.com. The first chapter is currently featured on the website to wet the appetite of interested readers, so why not check it out?


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Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 NEWS RELEASE the stealing offence. The property was returned to the owner. Gold Rings grabbed In the morning of Friday 19th April 2013 the accused entered Carriage Jewellers in Armadale Central Shopping Centre. The accused walked into the store and asked to look at a tray of rings which were displayed at the top of a cabinet at the entrance to the store. The accused was shown the tray of rings before the accused left the store without making any purchase. The accused returned to the store and loitered at the front entrance for a few minutes and continued to look up and down mall to see if anyone was coming. The accused ran into the store jumped up into the cabinet, placed his arm into the top of the cabinet and grabbed hold of a tray containing forty 9 carat gold rings consisting of various coloured stones, totalling $4000. The accused ran out of the store still in possession of the tray of rings. The accused made no attempt to pay for the rings. The accused was chased by the store employees and was observed to get into a waiting vehicle and leave the area. On 25th April 2013 the accused was charged by Armadale Police with Stealing. The accused is a 20 year old Armadale male. He appeared in the Armadale Magistrates Court on 26 April and was remanded in custody until 14 June 2013 due to being already on bail for unrelated burglary and stealing offences. No property was recovered. Kind regards, John Bouwman Officer in Charge Armadale Police Station.

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E-Watch update week ending 28 April 2013 I realise I probably sound like a broken record, however there continues to be a number of burglaries on unlocked houses and vehicles. Open doors and windows, keys in locks, handbags left in close proximity to open windows and car keys left near the front or back doors are examples. The WA Police website, www.police. wa.gov.au and the Neighbourhood Watch website, www.nhw.wa.gov.au offer practical advice on home security and safety. School holidays are coming to an end and many students will be returning to schools this week. Please allow a few more minutes in your travel plans to allow for the 40 km/h speed zones around schools to ensure everyone gets to their destination safely. Stolen Roo Bar recovered On the 15th March at approximately 10.30pm, the male accused was driving his Nissan Patrol motor vehicle on Moore Street, Forrestdale. The accused stopped outside a residence to remove and take a steel roo bar from the back of a utility vehicle parked in the front yard. The accused sprayed the roo bar white and attached it to his own Nissan Patrol the following morning. At about 5.45pm on the 18th April as a result of police patrols, the accused was stopped driving his Nissan Patrol with the roo bar still attached. The accused was charged with stealing and bailed to attend the Armadale Magistrate Court on 30 April. The accused plead guilty and received a Conditional Release Order of $900 for 12 months. He also received a two month licence suspension from the court as he had used his vehicle to commit

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Celebration marks Munda Biddi Trail opening • World’s longest off-road continuous cycle trail officially opened • Completed trail extends 1,000km from Mundaring to Albany Western Australia is now home to the world’s longest off-road continuous cycle track, following the completion of the Munda Biddi Trail’s southern section. Environment Minister Albert Jacob recently officially opened the 1,000km trail at the Festival of Cycling in Mundaring where the first cyclists to complete the newly extended trail crossed the finish line. “The final section of the trail on the south coast is now open and I am delighted to celebrate the completion of this significant project which has been 12 years in the making,” Mr Jacob said. DEC Acting DG Jim Sharp, Environment Minister Albert The first riders to complete the trail in its entirety Jacob, and Munda Biddi Trail Foundation Chair Ron Coleman took part in the Munda Biddi Epic 1000 event and set officially opening the Munda Biddi Trail in Mundaring. out three weeks ago from Albany on the day the final section from Denmark to Manjimup was finished. Shop 4a/2756 Albany Highway “Creating nature-based tourism opportunities is something the State Government is strongly Kelmscott WA 6111 committed to, and the Munda Biddi Trail is a great (next door to Domino’s) example of that. “More than 20,000 Beverley Krebs international, interstate Finance Manager and local cyclists use the M 0416 171 926 Munda Biddi every year, F 9417 4444 and that number is set to E bevk@financecorp.com.au grow now the trail has been W www.financecorp.com.au completed.” Home / Construction / Car / Personal Regional Development Loans / Refinance / Debt Consolidation Commercial / Business Loans Minister Brendon Grylls said the Munda Biddi Your Local Finance Team! Trail now extended from Mundaring to Albany South West and Great Development Commission Development and the Lotterywest Trails and passed Jarrahdale, Southern through Grants Program managed Dwellingup, Collie, commissions Donnybrook, Boyanup, the State Government’s by the Department of Sport Nannup, Manjimup, Royalties for Regions and Recreation. Quinninup, Pemberton, program. The Department Fact File Environment and • Munda Biddi means Walpole and Denmark, of ‘path through the as well as other smaller Conservation (DEC) has forest’ in Noongar committed more than communities. language; “This tourism icon will $1million to the project • Department of inject millions into the during this time. Corrective Services local economy and be a The trail is managed by the provided prison major boost for towns and department in partnership crews to assist with communities situated along with the Munda Biddi Beverley Krebs and Sharon Knapp construction of parts of Trail Foundation. Initial the trail,” Mr Grylls said. the trail; Since 2009, the trail has been development commenced • info at www. in 2001 and was funded enhanced by a contribution “We Bring the Farm to You” of $3million from the by DEC, Alcoa, Peel More mundabiddi.org.au. PAGE 12 – © Kiwi Enterprises (WA) P/L as the Trustee of the Newland Family Trust t/as The Valley Reporter

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Catherine Kelley’s “Progressions” Exhibition On Sunday the 5th of May, PARTITIONS PARTITIONS and CEILINGS and CEILINGS Genesis in the Hills Vegetarian G Y P R O C K S G P Y E P C R I A O L C I K S T S SP E C I A L I S T S Restaurant hosted the official • Renovations • & Renovations New Homes & • Fancy New Homes Cornice • Fancy & Ceiling Cornice Roses& Ceiling Roses opening night of Catherine • Partitioning • & Partitioning All Commercial & All Ceilings Commercial Ceilings Kelley’s very successful first solo art exhibition. Catherine’s MOBILE: 0418 MOBILE: 9430418 320 943 320 diverse range of watercolour, Rod: Ph/Fax:Rod: 9496Ph/Fax: 1015 Barry: 9496 9397 1015 5598 Barry: 9397 5598 pastel, charcoal and ink pieces, collectively known as “Progression”, was displayed for all to admire, while the friendly staff at Genesis provided delicious and organic canapes Artist Catherine Kelley with her son Chris, husband Paul, and daughter Allycia. and fine wines. From 6:30pm business support onwards, the restaurant/gallery Julia Berkhout was packed full of Catherine’s friends, MYOB® Certified Consultant family, fellow artists, as well as other 0409 203 512 supportive members of the community. Fax: (08) 6311 7220 Email: julia@jewelsbizsupport.com.au Ita Goldberger, who owns and runs www.jewelsbizsupport.com.au Genesis with her sister Rivka Cohen, PO Box 418 Kelmscott WA 6991 commented that the night was “just fantastic”. “Genesis is not just a restaurant, it’s also a place for the Specialising in: Call now for a free quote Jewels bus b-card.indd 1 15/12/08 6:44:40 PM community to come together, • Odd Jobs Frank 9496 0037 and appreciate good food, • Big or Small (after 5pm) great artistic talent, and each • Office Furniture Quality Craftsmanship other. There’s been a great • Home Renovations turn-out tonight, and many of Catherine’s pieces have already sold.” Catherine has reportedly gifted Ita with any art piece of her choice from the exhibit, to thank her for hosting. Ita has yet to decide which one she will take home, but is very touched at Catherine’s generosity. Catherine, the undisputed star of the evening, was blown away by the entire experience, saying “I’m in awe. It is absolutely fantastic. It was more than I could ever have expected, and couldn’t have possibly gone better. I see my work at home all the time, but seeing it up on these walls, properly exhibited, it’s just an amazing feeling. Having n n others seriously inspecting my art, voicing their approval, and Come and view Catherine’s n n actually buying pieces... there are stunning pieces at Genesis. no words to express how I feel.” The exhibit “Progressions” will continue to be on display at Genesis in n n the Hills Restaurant until the beginning of June. Why not head on down to this integral community hub to enjoy a healthy organic meal, a relaxed atmosphere, and beautiful artwork? The Valley Reporter would like to congratulate Catherine on turning her passion into a such a success, and encourages readers to show support to local talent like hers. Elise Kelly.

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On the morning of Thursday, 25th of April, the Student Leadership Team, Mrs Michelle Christian and Mr Chris Burns represented Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School at the Armadale Dawn service for ANZAC day. A very large crowd gathered on the beautiful morning, watching as the students presented a wreath on behalf of the school. Head Girl, Elouise Bogoni said that attending the ceremony was a thought-provoking occasion which

gave her the opportunity to reflect with gratitude to all those who gave so much for us. The rest of the leadership team agreed with Elouise that attending the morning service provided a great opportunity for them to learn more about what the ANZACS did for us. Overall, the morning was a success and the students who represented Good Shepherd were wonderful models of leadership.

Good Shepherd Feast Day

Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School students, staff and parents recently had the chance to learn more about the history of their school and surrounding area as part of the school’s annual feast day. All members of the school community joined together as one for a day of prayer, learning and fun, where the historical uses for not the school and the land were investigated and celebrated. After a morning mass at the Good Shepherd Church, the community gathered back at school to listen to a story which showed how the Loreto sisters and

early members of the church worked tirelessly to build the first classrooms and original school building, now known as Ward House. The community also heard of how the school land was used to house migrants in the Nissen Huts. The community then walked together to Migrant Park on Brookton Highway to investigate the local history of the migrants, and to learn why the migrants chose to relocate to Kelmscott after the war. On returning back to school, the children joined in art activities and tabloid sports, finishing off with an icy pole was for every child and teacher at the school. It was a wonderful way to celebrate the past, and allowed everyone to look to the future with optimism and excitement in continuing the story of our school.

Rock’n’Roley Music Workshops For Roleystone Youth If you are interested in any aspect of the music industry, whether it be playing an instrument, singing, song writing, sound tech or filming and multimedia, then the Rock’n’Roley music workshops are for you. Mal Osbourne from Armadale Youth Resources brings the tried and tested music workshops format together with renowned local rock guitarist Graham Greene to mentor, teach and impart their valuable knowledge of the music industry. These workshops are funded

through the One Life WA Suicide Prevention Strategy, and supported by the Armadale Youth Resources, Roleystone Community College and the Roleystone Community Youth Workers. As such, they are completely free! They will run every Thursday in Term 2, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Roleystone Family Centre, located on 19 Wygonda RD, Roleystone. For more information, contact the One Life Community Coordinator Joyce Arnott on 0408 956 559.


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cycle. So if you have winter fruits in or near your orchard that are not of commercial value, then you should consider removing them, he added. When mature, Medfly larvae emerge from the fruit then burrow into soil or leaf litter to pupate. The pupal stage is the hardiest and most common stage to overwinter, resulting from flies striking late season fruit left on trees or the ground. These overwintering pupae complete their life cycles when the soil warms up in spring and usually start to emerge in September as young adults looking to strike fruit and continue the cycle. “Orchard hygiene is important throughout the year to remove fly breeding sites, but critical now,” Mr McCarthy added. More details can be obtained from the department website at www.agric.wa.gov. au by searching under fruit flies. Published: 3 May 2013.

Save Our Endangered Animals! If you want to save our endangered animals, then there are some very simple things you can do in your backyard and your community to make a difference. Some of these include: • Putting a bird bath in your garden; • Planting local, native plants and helping out on planting days. Native plants are water-friendly and provide food and shelter for local wildlife; • Keeping your cat indoors, or building it a secure run. If it does spend time outside, ensure it wears two bells to warn birds and small reptiles when it is around; • Managing your dog’s behaviour by keeping it on a lead at all times during

walks, avoiding conservation areas marked as unsuitable for dogs, and considering getting an enclosed dog run, if you have a large bush property; • Avoiding the use of pesticides; • Being aware of wildlife when driving; • Not littering, particularly when fishing. Don’t leave fish hooks, line, sinkers, plastic bags or any other litter behind. They are a danger to wildlife. Saving native wildlife is extremely important, and you can make a difference! If you find an injured animal in need of first aid, then call Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre on 9291 3900, or Darling Range Wildlife Shelter on 9394 0885.


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Households will now miss out on a slated increase to the tax-free threshold formed as part of the Government’s carbon tax compensation package in another broken promise by the Gillard Labor Government. The latest backflip by Labor will affect people earning up to $80,000 per year. The average annual income of a person living in the Canning electorate is $30,000. Canning MHR Don Randall said it was getting harder for families to make ends meet.

“Under the Labor Government, electricity prices are up 94 per cent, gas prices are up 62 per cent and now they are axing compensation.” “Greg Combet promised that families would get assistance to help compensate them for the massive carbon tax hit on electricity and gas bills but this is a Government that can’t be trusted. “In addition, Mr Combet hasn’t ruled out further cuts to compensation in next week’s budget.” Greg Combet’s promises were clear: “The household assistance is permanent and fully funded.” - Media Release, 30/11/2012.

“No, we will not be cutting any household assistance. We’re committed to it and you might recall that there are further tax cuts that have been legislated from 2015 as well.” - Press Conference, 28/08/2012. Mr Randall said moves to cut compensation are a direct result of Labor losing control of the nation’s budget. “It’s also a consequence of linking the carbon tax to the volatile European ETS,” he said. “By linking the carbon tax to Europe we have given control of our tax system and electricity prices to a volatile political process determined on the other side of the world.”

Reminder to apply for Seniors Cost of Living Rebate Canning MHR Don Randall is reminding new WA Seniors Card holders they need to apply for the Seniors Cost of Living Rebate by May 31. Payments will be issued from late July. “Last year many eligible people contacted by office about the Seniors Cost of Living Rebate after the application period had closed and missed out, so it’s important they know about the financial assistance available to them,” Mr Randall said. He said people who have received the rebate previously will automatically receive the

payments this year. This year, $40 million worth of rebates are available to seniors from the State Government to offset the cost of living. Eligible singles will receive $159.90 and couples will receive $239.90. Mr Randall said there was also a Commonwealth Seniors Health Care Card available to people who are over the pension age but don’t otherwise qualify for Centrelink Income Support. The Commonwealth Seniors Health Care Card gives older Australians access to cheaper prescription

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City of Wanneroo, Medina in the Town of Kwinana, Lancelin and York,” Mr Cobby said. “Unauthorised use of motor vehicles on DECmanaged land can attract a fine of up to $1,000 under the Control of Vehicles (Off-road Areas) Act 1978. “There are a number of concerns associated with off-road vehicles, including damage to vegetation and fencing, spread of dieback, noise and anti-social behaviour.” Mr Cobby said DEC, WA Police and the City of Armadale recently conducted an operation targeting unauthorised vehicles in the Anstey Keane reserve in Forrestdale. “Anstey Keane, part of the Jandakot Regional Park, is renowned for its diverse range of plant species and

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“Sunset Boulevard” at Limelight Theatre. “I’ve always loved ‘Hairspray’. I love the music, the colours, and the values of acceptance, resilience and equality that it holds. Being a part of that, and sharing this story is an honour for me as an actor.” Director Terry Pirlo emphasized that “Hairspray” is a fun show full of singing and dancing. “It has your quintessential good and bad characters whom bring the cultural differences of the time to life” he said. “Tracy Turnblad is a determined young lady who wants to integrate these two societies, who is also in the usual teen love story. It’s always been a favourite show of mine, because I love the songs, dancing and characters, which are so fun and vibrant.” “Hairspray” will play at 8pm on June 6th, 7th, 8th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd, with 2pm matinees on June 15th and 22nd. Tickets cost $20 adults, $17 concession. To book, call 9571 8591 between 9am and 12 noon, Monday to Friday. You can also go online at www.limelighttheatre. com. The Limelight Theatre is located on Civic Drive in Wanneroo.

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22nd National Conference on Incontinence Held at the Crown Conference Centre Perth, WA, October 23-26. The 22nd National Conference on Incontinence is fast approaching. This multidisciplinary conference provides a platform for the latest research in the field of continence prevention, treatment and management, attracting both national and international guest speakers. This year’s invited speakers include: Dr Peter Lim Huat Chye, Dr Jean HaySmith, Associate Professor Caroline Gargett, and Professor Nick Haslam. Ref: www.continence.org.au. 25 to 26 May Kalamunda Arts and Crafts Group 40th Anniversary Exhibition and Sale of Work Where: Kalamunda Agricultural Hall, Canning Road, Kalamunda. Featuring the creations of local arts and crafts people and special guest artists, plus a display of work by the students of the Kalamunda SHS Gifted and Talented Education Visual Arts Program. Reasonably priced refreshments available and both Mastercard and Visa credit cards are accepted. Admission is free. The exhibition runs from 10am-4.30pm on both days. To find out more, call Bobbie on 9291 6098. Relationships Australia is holding a one night seminar “Men’s Talk” at Lotteries House, 2232c Albany Highway, Gosnells on Wednesday 29 May. Cost: $25, Time 6.30pm-9pm. For further information please phone 9489 6323 or visit our website www. wa.relationships.com.au. AMRA WA 2013 Model Railway Exhibition June 1-3, Claremont Exhibition Centre Sat & Sun 9.30am-4.30pm, Mon 9.30am-4pm. Come & see the Lego Layout, Live Steam Train Rides, www.amra-wa-branch.asn.au 9377 3456. Art Exhibition by two Friends Gill Goddard & Vivien Ireland The exhibition will be held from 30th May to 30 June at Genesis in the Hills Vegetarian Restaurant & Cafe, 124 Croyden Rd Roleystone. Kelmscott Roos Soccer Club We still have some positions available for: Under 12’s, Under 13’s & Under 14’s. PLUS Mens Social teams! Contact: Jackie Olive 9495 4006 or registrar@kelmscottroos.com.au. Household Hazardous Waste FREE Temporary Disposal Day Saturday 18 May 9am-1pm at the Operation Centre Staff Carpark, 1 Canning Park Ave, Maddington.

Products that will be accepted: pesticides/herbicides, flammables, batteries, acids and alkalis, gas bottles, cleaning chemicals, poisons, fluorescent lamps and tubes, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, flares, aerosols, engine coolant, pool chemicals, paint, brake & transmission fluid. (max. container size 20L/20kg). Serpentine Jarrahdale Community Fair Will be held in the centre of Mundijong on Paterson Street on August 17 10am-4pm, followed by a Battle of the Bands 5pm-9pm. The aim is to promote local services, draw the community together and entertain. Stall holders & vendors can contact 9525 5917 or email m.amos@serpentinejarrahdale.org. au. Byford Country Markets Small country markets can often provide the most pleasant surprises; purchase a bull for your back paddock or a jar of homemade fig jam, its all here in the Serpentine Valley. held at the Glades, cnr Abernethy & Warrington Rd, Byford. 3rd Saturday of the month, excluding December 8.30am-12pm. Fresh fruit & vegetables, jams, pickles, honey plus the mobile butcher. Art, jewellery, fine woodwork, cakes, plants & secondhand books are all on sale. Enjoy the live music and a delicious brunch. $10 a stall, phone Mandy Parker on 0409 115 880. Armadale Arena Radkidz Is starting again as of Tuesday 7 May so don’t forget to bring your kids down for a Radicooool time of fun and fitness! Tues & Thurs 4pm-5pm $7 per child, no bookings required. Konga Dance Fitness Is on Tuesday Nights at the Armadale Arena. Konga offers a mash-up of boxing, kickboxing, cardio, dancehall, pop, rock, pilates, disco and more. Call Clare on 9490 2258 or 0407 995 402 to book as spaces are limited. Ok ladies.......looking for a fun way to keep fit with your friends?? We have just the thing.... Register a team for the new Daytime Netball Competition at Armadale Arena. When: Fridays Time: from 9.30am. Starts: 10 May. Runs during school terms. A great way to keep fit and have fun in a social all weather environment. Creche available, fun atmosphere, experienced umpires. Call the Arena on 9399 0840 or come down to complete the nomination form. Armadale Arena is located at 2 Townley St Armadale Ph: 9399 0840.

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local Netball season up and running 2013 Roleystone Umpire Squad: Back Row(L-R) Kate Bunten, Laura Blackman, Laura Murphy, Savannah Prince, Kim Allender, Gaynor Scoble, Sophie Boughton, Tina Willock, Heidi Blackman and Maddy Meads. Front Row (L-R) Selena Grieves, Abbey Jones, Nicole Herd, Kate Tarnowy, Caitlin Williams and Aimee Grieves. (Absent from the photo is new team member Coral de Snoo).

The netball season officially started last week at the Ray Owen Sports Centre. Good luck to all the girls, both new and experienced, for the rest Proudly sponsored by of the season. The Roleystone Netball Club  is delighted to welcome our new sponsors for the 2013 season. At this stage, these businesses are Roleystone teams. They are also involved Kab Seating, Openica Logistics, Tony with the KDNA Umpire Squad, and a few Simpson MLA, Rainstorm Dust Control, of them have already umpired at recent Metro Mobility and Beaver Tree Services. carnivals across Perth. They all started off It’s great to have businesses participating in the Junior Umpire Mentor like these assisting our Program (JUMP), which gives the girls the club this year, so please get skills needed to become great and confident on board and support the umpires. This year, JUMP will commence on Saturday the 18th of May, from 10:00am businesses that support us. The club would also like to to 11:30am at Ray Owen Sports Centre. The recognise a group of very course involves 4 weeks of theory, and then hardworking and dedicated umpiring the games in the 10:00am time members. These are the slot. If you’re interested, contact KDNA or Consistently selling more than twice the am your coach. girls on the 2013 Roleystone any enquiries, contact club other Registraragen Umpire Squad. These girls For local property than any give up their whole Saturdays Sharlene Warnes at snswarnes1@bigpond. to come down, play, umpire, com, or on 9496 0452. and mentor for KDNA and

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Tulip planting is a great family activity and lots of fun for all ages. All you need is old gardening clothes, gloves (optional) and some wet weather gear in case of rain. We will supply everything else including a delicious morning tea. Entry is free for all tulip planter and we even give you a complimentary pass to return in August/September to see how well your tulips have grown. What better way can there be toWhen enjoy a it fewcomes hours ofto casual gardening selling yourfun home than in the unique and tranquil setting of this 59ha world-class botanic park of great natural and developed beauty. there is only one choice. Located just 35Km south-east of Perth, Araluen Botanic Park is nestled in a deep Jarrah-forested valley and features continuously running creeks, perfumed gardens, spectacular views, walk trails and culturally significant heritage structures. For more information contact Araluen Botanic Park on 9496 1171 or www.    araluenbotanicpark.com.au.     

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New vets have warm hearts for cold noses Foothills Animal Hospital, newly opened in downtown Armadale, is building its reputation on providing excellent veterinary medicine with a warm personal touch. Co-owners Dr Nicole Laurence and Dr Nathan Mannix have drawn on more than 30 years of veterinary experience to develop Foothill’s new petfriendly features. Dr Laurence said, “For us, caring for pets is more than great veterinary care. It’s about creating a place where patients and families can be relaxed. We’ve added a kid’s play area to help busy parents, and an outdoor consult room for dogs which are more comfortable outside.” “If we make a trip to the vet less stressful for the animal and easier for the family, people will get more regular health checks, better preventative medicine, and we can

Foothills open house 25 May 12 noon - 4.00pm Bring the family, meet the vets • Tours • Petting Zoo • Sausage Sizzle • Prizes

catch life-threatening conditions earlier,” says Dr Mannix. “Plus, working with a happy pet is easier for us and our clients. As vets, we love animals, so we want them to love visiting us!” Members of the public are invited to tour the facilities at Foothill’s Open House on the 25th of May, from 12 noon to 4.00pm. The Open House will feature tours of the hospital, a sausage sizzle, a petting zoo, door prizes and more. Call 9497 7488 or visit www. foothillsanimalhospital.com.au for more details.

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a local project.

Canteen faci lities need kick-start fo r footy

Club canteen upgrades including espr esso machin e - Roleystone Junior FC.

Make it happ en.

The project you ‘like’ could then share in a $220,000 prize pool, PLUS you could win $5,000 for yourself. It’s easy, jump onto our Facebook page, click on the WA Competition tab and vote for your favourite project. Drop into your nearest branch to vote at Roleystone Shopping Centre, Roleystone or phone 9397 7466.

Community M arket brings comm unity together Help with the setup costs of the NEW quar terly markets .

Roleystone-Karragullen Community Bank® Branch

Countr y Club seeks refurbishmen t

New carpet fo r the function area providing a central meeting place for locals.

facebook.com.au/bendigobank The Competition commences on 9am (WST) 1 May 2013 and ends 5pm (WST) 31 May 2013. Please refer to Bendigo Bank’s Facebook App or in a participating branch for full competition terms and conditions. The Promoter is Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited ABN 11 068 049 178 AFSL/ACL 237879, The Bendigo Centre, Bendigo, VIC 3550. S41909-5 (184943_v2) (26/04/2013)

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ROLEYSTONE D E N TA L S U R G E R Y Dr Irene Tan BDSc (WA) • New Dentist Available • Open Mon-Fri 9-5pm, late appointments available upon request • HBF and Medibank Private preferred providers

2/9 Wygonda Rd Roleystone WA 6111 Ph: 9397 6337 Fax: 9496 2563 Email: roleystonedentalsurgery@gmail.com

Ignite! Young women’s leadership forum The City of Armadale will proudly support the Young United Nations (UN) Women Australia Perth Chapter to host the IGNITE! Young Women’s Leadership Forum in Armadale. The forum will take place on Friday 17 May from 9am to 3pm at the Frye Park Pavilion, Kelmscott. The Young UN Women Australia Perth Chapter is committed to increasing the leadership capacity of young women in Armadale by offering leadership development opportunities to female high school students in year ten to eleven.

Armadale Mayor Henry Zelones said, “All seven high schools in the City of Armadale have been invited to select students to attend the event. The participants will have the opportunity to hear an inspiring keynote address, engage in panel discussions about women in leadership roles and take part in workshops and skill sessions to develop leadership and capacity skills,” said Mayor Zelones. The IGNITE! Young Women’s Leadership Forums have been taking place across Australia for the past three years. Each forum aims to provide young women with the opportunity to develop leadership skills in an interactive, educational and fun environment. For more information call 9399 0642.

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea Keen to host an event? Great news!

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The VALLEY Reporter proudly supports the CANCER COUNCIL

This year, we celebrate 20 years of morning tea, and so far we have raised an incredible $110 million in total to help beat cancer. This year we hope to reach our biggest target yet, $13 million - together we’re stronger than cancer. We’re thrilled you’re keen to host a morning tea for this very special fundraising event. Once you register your details, we will send out a host toolkit in the mail which will help you plan for the BIG event. Be sure to check out our website www.biggestmorningtea.com.au for our fundraising tips and online fundraising toolkit to help boost every chance of success for your event. Remember, that while the official date of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is on Thursday 23rd May, events can be held any time during May or June.

felt workshops

photoshop introductory workshop

Bring the warmth of scented candles made of soy wax into your life & feel uplifted & renewed. Environmentally friendly & non-toxic. Making your own candle is easier than you may think, & you will leave this class with some beautiful creations that infuse your home with the fragrance of your choice. Make gifts for your friends & family or deservedly, treat yourself.

31 May fri 11.30am - 1.30pm and 7pm - 9pm 21 June fri 7pm - 9pm $20 for the class and $20 for the supply kit.

Small Class Sizes, Limited Places, $55 for the 2 Weeks

Monday 20 and 27 May 9.30am - 12.30pm and 6.30pm - 9.30pm This course is designed for those who have just started out with Photoshop & want to expand their skills. Suitable for Windows & Mac users. Requirements: The recommended Photoshop software for this course is Elements 10, which you can either buy or download the 30 day free trial from the Adobe website directly. Other Photoshop programs acceptable. Laptop (& power cord) with Photoshop installed prior to course, notepad & mouse.

nuno felting and felting for Beginners

roleystone faMily centre Enrol now or for more information contact Roleystone Family Centre or go to www.roleyfamilycentre.com.au

19 Wygonda Road, Roleystone p.9496 1115. f.9496 1114 manager@roleyfamilycentre.com.au

This community group is proudly supported by The Valley Reporter

Come and learn all the basics to start making fabulous felt creations in our beginners class or for the more experienced felters, come & make yourself a gorgeous wrap made of silk & a rainbow of amazing wool colours. Glenda is an experienced textile artist sharing her abundant knowledge & inspiring us all to create unique pieces of wearable art. ‘Felting for Beginners’ 7 June Fri 1.30-2.30 $25pp + $15 Materials Kit, Creche Available ‘Nuno Felting’ 29 June Sat 11-3:30 $30pp + $35 Materials Kit

raw & wholefood classes Whether you are a raw food novice, devout whole foodie or just interested in conscious eating & seeking fresh inspiration to add to your daily repertoire these classes are perfect for you. Vanessa-Jean will be sharing her vast knowledge of Super-foods & alive foods that fuel our bodies in a positive, healing & uplifting way. Whatever stage you are at, on your journey to health this class will truly enlighten & inspire you to become more conscious about the food that you are putting into your body. Recipe Book included in the cost of class. Taste of India Raw Food Only Wonderful World of Legumes Mediterranean Delights Nutrient Dense Breakfast & Lunchbox 28 Fri 11:30-2:30 Raw Food Only,crèche available 30 Sun 1-2:30 Raw Indulgence (Raw only)

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Food Alchemy with Vanessa Jean With the cooler seasons finally upon us, I have decided to show you a delicious recipe that will fill you up and sustain you and your family. It’s a lovely museli, which is soaked overnight and had either “bircher style” or cooked up as porridge the morning after. It is simple, nourishing and filled with goodness. Ingredients: 4 cups of rolled oats (you can try using other grains like barley, spelt or quinoa) 1 cup of raw sesame seeds 1 cup of raw pepitas 1 cup of raw sunflower seeds 1 cup of desiccated or shredded coconut 2 cups of roughly chopped or whole raw nuts of your choice (presoaked almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts or cashews) 1 cup of currants 1 cup of sultanas/cranberries 1 cup of goji berries 1 cup of inca berries (optional) 3 tsp of ground cinnamon Method: Mix all ingredients in a bowl with your hands, and put into a jar to store in a cool, dry, dark place. In summer, store in the fridge, so the grains and nuts will not go rancid. When you are ready, pour into the bowl with desired milk, juice or coconut water. Serve with fresh fruit and you’re ready to go! You’re welcome to add a sweetener like honey, maple syrup, or coconut nectar if you wish, but with all those fruits and nuts, you may find it

True Retreats with Vanessa Jean Grad,Dip. Applied Psychology • RetReats • Raw Food • sound Healing

is sweet enough already.Feel free to add any super foods you find available on the market, like chia seeds. I like to sprinkle these on just before I eat my bowl of yumminess. If you do soak them, be aware that they will become gelatinous and swell with the liquid. They make a lovely breakfast pudding! If you enjoy this breakfast, you’ll find plenty more ideas like it in the next Valley Reporter. If you have any questions, call me on 0410 421 213. To find out more about my raw and wholefood classes, call the Roleystone Family Centre on 9496 1115.

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Winter Solstice One Day Retreat “A day to be pampered, nurtured and return home to love”

A JOURNEY THROUGH SOUND, CACAO & ALL THINGS DIVINE SUNDAY 23RD JUNE 2013

• SACRED SOUND JOURNEYS AND DNA REGENERATION

Join us for a beautiful day of TRUE RETREAT, where you will be awash in the sounds of the crystal singing bowls, native flute, percussion, gongs, vocals and more. This is a day to CELEBRATE THE WINTER SOLSTICE… AND WALK THE INNER SPIRAL TOWARD SANCTUARY AND PEACE. On this day we return home and hear the heartbeat of the Great Mother.

• DELICIOUS HOMEMADE ORGANIC FEAST AND CACAO TREATS

You will be pampered from the inside out as sounds bath you in healing, creating a powerful and lasting resonance... coupled with the revitalising effects of cacao. You will be teleported to a space of bliss and joyfulness! We will tone as a group and chant beautiful sanskrit mantras to help you achieve lasting peace.

• DANCE TO UPLIFT AND EXPAND • BEAUTIFUL MEDITATIONS AND SOUND BATHS TO RETURN YOU TO YOUR NATURAL STATE • LIVE KIRTAN WITH DEVA RAJE AND SCOTT MITCHELL

Vanessa Jean will cater to your needs with organic feasts consisting of both savoury and sweet indulgences, of the raw and cooked variety. The dessert banquet will consist of raw delights and raw chocolate to expand your heart! You will be nourished and pampered with culinary delights. JOIN TRUE RETREATS WITH VANESSA JEAN Located in lush Hills of Bedfordale Phone: 0410 421 213 or Email: naturesymphony1@yahoo.com.au to book Only $120 all inclusive – EARLY BIRD SPECIAL $100 PAID BY MAY 30TH DEPOSIT OF $60 TO CONFIRM YOUR PLACE IS ESSENTIAL (places are limited); BALANCE DUE FRIDAY 14TH JUNE 2013 I look forward to sharing this magnificent solstice and FULL MOON energy with you, Namaste xx PLEASE NOTE: NEXT ONE DAY RETREAT IS SUNDAY 4TH AUGUST 2013

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• Bush Rangers nature conservation program celebrates 15 years • Unit instructors rewarded for service to Bush Ranger cadets Western Australia’s Bush Rangers cadet program is celebrating 15 successful years that have seen thousands of young people volunteer millions of hours for nature conservation projects. In total, more than 12,000 secondary school students have volunteered 3.4 million hours to their communities and the environment under the Bush Rangers WA cadet program. In 2012 alone, 1,500 Bush Ranger cadets dedicated more than 180,000 hours to projects which included harvesting termites for numbats at Perth Zoo and planting wildlife corridors for Carnaby’s cockatoos. The program is a partnership between the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) and the Department for Communities. The Bush Rangers celebrated the milestone with awards to three volunteer instructors on Friday, April 19. They are Bronwen Worthington from the Geographe Education Support Centre, Gary Thirlwell from Duncraig Senior High School and Colin Hawke from Mount Lawley Senior High School. In a joint statement, Environment Minister Albert Jacob and Youth Minister Tony Simpson said they exemplified dedication and outstanding commitment shown by Bush Ranger instructors. “They are to be congratulated for their efforts, along with the many others who volunteer their time to co-ordinate activities and events for cadets,” Mr Simpson said. “The community work undertaken by Bush Rangers during the last 15 years is extensive and continues to be incredibly valuable for a generation of West Australians.”

Statistics for December 2012 Temperature Average Minimum: 15.4 C Maximum: 29.2 C Total Rainfall 36.2mm

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Statistics for January 2013 Temperature Average Minimum: 16.4 C Maximum: 30.3 C Total Rainfall 17.2mm

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Statistics for February 2013 Temperature Average Minimum: 16.5 C Maximum: 32.6 C Total Rainfall 1.4mm Statistics for March 2013 Temperature Average Minimum: 13.9 C Maximum: 25.8 C Total Rainfall 73.6mm Statistics for April 2013 Temperature Average Minimum: 15.7 C Maximum: 26.1 C Total Rainfall 16.8mm Western Australian Regional Office Bureau of Meteorology Ph: 9263 2222 Fax: 9263 2233. Accessed from the Bureau of Meteorology website http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/dwo Disclaimer; This product contains real-time data, loaded automatically with only limited quality control. The Bureau does not warrant, guarantee or make any representations regarding the currency, correctness, accuracy, reliability, or any other aspect regarding characteristics or use of the information presented. The user accepts sole responsibility and risk associated with the use and results of this product, irrespective of the purpose to which such use or results are applied. in no event shall the Bureau of meteorology be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action contract, negligence or tort, rising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this product.

with Excellence Awards Mr Jacob said that by participating in the program, young Bush Rangers were learning a range of practical life skills and were delivering positive messages to the wider community about the role played in preserving the State’s biodiversity. Five high schools have been in the program continually since 1998. They are Duncraig, Esperance, John Forrest and Rossmoyne senior high schools and John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School. Fact File • There are 33 metropolitan and 25 regional Bush Ranger units; • Year 10, 11 and 12 cadets complete training levels which contribute to their WA Certificate of Education. Ref: www.mediastatements.wa.gov. au. Published Friday, 19 April 2013.

Our very own Roleystone Community College runs a Bush Ranger Cadet Program and they meet every Tuesday from 3.15-5pm, they are supplied with a Cadet uniform (to be returned when the student leaves the program). There is no cost for week to week sessions. Camps, incursions and excursions are partially funded by Department of Communities but may incur a small cost. If your child is interested in finding out more about the Bush Ranger Cadets please phone 9391 6222, or for further information go to www.roleystonecc.wa.edu.au.

what’s on term 2, 2013 Self Esteem ​Do you feel unimportant, lack confidence, want to respect and accept yourself and be able to express your feelings? This course involves you getting to know more about yourself and developing a greater sense of self worth and self esteem. Topics include: Expectations, Self-Confidence, Self-Talk, SelfPraising, Assertiveness, Communication, Problem Solving, Conflict Resolution and Goal Setting. Thursday 30th May - 4th July (6 weeks) 9;30am - 11:00am. Cost: $20 or free for members. Creche available for all sessions. $5 per child. FOODcents This course will show you how to eat healthier and save money at the supermarket. You will learn how to budget your food money, choose healthier foods, plan a menu, cook cheap, healthy meals and read food labels at the supermarket. Monday 24th June, 9.30am - 2:30pm. Cost: $20pp (light lunch included) The Menopause Mystery Take the mystery out of menopause and join us for this humorous session where we learn all about the symptoms of menopause, remedies for relief and share stories and support. Wednesday 26th June 6:00pm - 7:00pm. Cost: $10pp (light supper included) Bookings essential 9490 2258. Women’s Health & Wellbeing Services are located at Gosnells Lotteries House Level 1, 2232 Albany Highway, Gosnells. Email: info@gwhs.com.au, www.whws.org.au.


Former Mount Nasura resident delivers share-house madness in cult classic Former Mount Nasura resident and Roleystone Theatre actor Katie Cameron is exploring the good, the bad and the ugly of sharing a house in a stage version of the hugely successful 1990’s cult novel “He Died with a Felafel in His Hand” this June. Described as one of the funniest Australian novels ever written, with sales of more than 300,000 copies and counting, John Birmingham’s “He Died with a Felafel in His Hand” has the record of the longest-running stage play in Australian history. Groovy Boots Theatre is now taking the show back to its pub origins at The Flying Scotsman’s Velvet Lounge in Mount Lawley. The show tells the tale of JB and the various dubious house mates he’s lived with over the years, including Neil the albino moontanner, war-gamer Marlene, sex-mad Warren and Chrysola, marijuana-loving Milo, B&D mistress Deborah and the mad Latvian Popov, just to name a few. Cameron plays a variety of characters, including the trashy Lucinda and post-operative transexual Veronica. “Lucinda mooches off people and will change sides and sexualities to make someone like her,” the former Kelmscott Senior High School student said. “She has no real confidence in herself – it’s all derived through others. My other character Veronica, is very discerning about her lifestyle change and chose her options from one of the best pamphlets. I also get to be Tracey Pitfield, a reporter in the mould of Today Tonight and A Current Affair, and Miss Waipukurau, who espouses the many uses of fish fingers.” Involved in theatre since 1998, Cameron has been in numerous productions with Roleystone, Marloo, Old Mill, Melville, Blak Yak and MESH Theatres and the Subiaco Arts Centre, either performing on stage, working backstage or in the music pit. “The show ‘He Died with a Felafel in His Hand’ appealed to me because it’s totally bonkers,” she said. “The main challenge is getting into character for only a short space of time, along with changing characters multiple times. At one point, I’m a girl, playing a boy being a girl.” Directors Phil Barnett and Chris Thomas chose to stage “He Died with a Felafel in His Hand” because many people of a certain age know and love the book’s cutting-edge, inyour-face grunge-style humour. “Anyone who’s shared a house will instantly recognise and relate to many of the characters, whether it’s a rent dodger, dole bludger or obsessive food labeller,” Thomas said. “That’s part of the book and play’s appeal and success.” Barnett has said, “Staging ‘He Died with a Felafel in His Hand’ is a big jigsaw puzzle, with 15 actors playing more than 40 different roles. Everyone plays about three parts each, and the trick is to make sure they put enough variation in so the audience will believe they are different people.” “He Died with a Felafel in His Hand” will play at 8pm on June 13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd, 27th and 29th, with a 7pm session on June 16th and 23rd. Tickets cost $27 adults, $24 concession (plus transaction fee). To book, call 9255 3336, or go to www.TAZTix.com.au. Please note that this is a strictly adults-only event which contains coarse language, adult themes, simulated drug use, nudity and sexual references/scenes. The Flying Scotsman’s Velvet Lounge is located at 639 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley, on the corner of Grosvenor Road (near Walcott Street).

2013 is a special year as we are celebrating our 80th anniversary!

Is proud to announce it’s 2013 Season: Unwanted Wishes (Pantomime) July 5, 6 (Mat), 7 (Mat), 12, 13 (Mat/Even), 14 (Mat), 19, 20 (Mat) One Act Play Season September 6, 7 Storytime in the Hills (Children’s Theatre) October 9, 11, 12 (All Matinees - School Holidays) Peter Pan (Play) November 22, 23 (Mat), 27, 29, 30 (Mat) December 4, 6, 7 Bookings: The Chapmans - 9397 5730 / tickets@roleystonetheatre.com.au or book and pay on the website - www.roleystonetheatre.com.au The VALLEY Reporter proudly supports the ROLEYSTONE THEATRE

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As part of it’s 80th birthday celebrations, Roleystone Theatre is proud to present a night of fun and glamour in the form of a 1930’s Vaudeville Night. Having already secured the talents of people such as Paul Treasure, Mark Thompson and Miss T Falls, it is sure to be a magical night. This will be a social night, where theatre members (both past and present) and the general public will be able to mingle and enjoy themselves. We would encourage everyone all attending to dress in the 1930’s theme. Examples include cocktail dresses, evening wear, burlesque outfits and suits. We still have some space left to fill for the night, so we are looking for more wild and wacky acts of any sort, size or description. In true Vaudevillian

fashion, actual talent is optional, but uniqueness is essential. If you wish to be part of the entertainment, please contact either Paul Treasure at pauljtreasure@gmail.com, or Kat Ramsell at katsie@live.com.au. Whether you are attending, or intend to entertain, please be aware that this is an adult show, with adult themes and content, and is thus not suitable for children. The show will be for one night only, on Saturday the 8th of June. Doors will open at 7:30pm, with the entertainment commencing at 8:00pm. Tickets cost $5 each. To book tickets, please call Kat Ramsell on 0428 863 241, send her an email, or book online at the Roleystone Theatre website: www. roleystonetheatre.com.au.

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The City of Armadale’s History House Museum will open its brand new exhibition Well I’ll be Dammed this May. Armadale Mayor Henry Zelones said Armadale has played a significant role in the provision of water resources to the Perth metropolitan area. “Three of the eleven dams serving the Perth area are in the City of Armadale. Construction of the Canning Dam from 1933 to 1940 boosted our local economy, brought in workers and altered the ecosystem of the Canning River, directly impacting our local farmers. “The exhibition tells the story of how the community worked together to provide water sources both locally and to the wider Perth region. “The exhibition looks at how water was collected and used, the construction of the Canning Dam and how the growing population affected water supplies. “This is an interesting, significant and educational exhibition for adults and children alike. I encourage everyone to stop by at History

House and learn more about this precious natural resource,” said Mayor Zelones. History House Museum is located in the Minnawarra Historic Precinct on Jull Street, Armadale. For information and opening times call 9399 0670 or visit www.armadale. wa.gov.au. Identify your belongings: Engraver Hire Please be aware that City residents are able to hire electronic engravers free of charge from all of the City’s libraries. Engraving your valuables can assist police in the identification of stolen goods so that they can be returned. Note: You must be a current library member to hire engravers. Your local libraries: 1. Armadale Library Telephone: 9399 0125 Shop 64/10 Armadale Central Shopping Centre, Orchard Avenue, Armadale 2. Kelmscott Library Telephone: 9399 0810 2800 Albany Highway, Kelmscott 3. Seville Grove Library Telephone: 9399 0800 78 Champion Drive, Seville Grove Carolyn Fisher, Community Development Support Officer Telephone: 9399 0642 E: cfisher@armadale.wa.gov.au.

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CLASSIFIEDS

FOR SALE Scooter (Gopher) one owner well cared for, gd cond, acc included, $850 or nearest offer 0400 238 213

house cleaner uses your cleaning products & vacuum cleaner, call Dianne 0403 731 007

UKELENE & Mandolins beautiful handmade from collection $2-$300 Phone: 9497 1203 FOR SALE Earthbound Organics, well known Roleystone retailer of all organic foods. Ideal 2nd income business, easy to run with excellent regular clientele. Established over 5yrs & has been growing each yr. Low overheads w/ gd lease. Pls contact Roger Jeeves of NGBB 0415 870 115, roger@ngbb.com.au

FOR SALE Painted Saws with Australian scenes, make good presents $30ea 9390 4953 Position available for EN nurse Mon & Tues session Have you got something ea wk at Roleystone Family to sell? Then let everyone Medical Ctr. Please post know by putting it in a resume to the Medical The Valley Reporter Centre Unit 1, 9 Wygonda Rd Roleystone WA 6111 or Have you recently email: practice.manager@ celebrated a special roleystonefmc.com.au occasion, Birthday, Wedding, Anniversary or BABYSITTER Available Christening? $10p/hr reliable 23yo with Then let everyone know Cert 3 in child care. Call Charlotte Watts 0497 106 by putting it in 642, 9397 6249 The Valley Reporter other IMPORTANT NUMBERS: 000 Fire or Life Threatening Emergencies, 13 25 00 SES Assistance,1300 657 209 Emergency Information, Armadale Police 9399 0222, Healthdirect Hotline 1800 022 222, Poison Information Centre 13 11 26, Western Power 13 13 51, Alinta Gas 13 13 51, Telstra 13 22 03, Roleystone Volunteer Fire Services (Robbie van Uden) 9397 5406, CoA Ranger Services 9399 0111 or 1300 886 885, Smoky Vehicle Reporting 1800 076 659, Synergy (faulty street lights) 1800 622 008, Water Corporation 13 13 75, Mensline 1300 789 978, Family Helpline & Domestic Violence 1800 643 000, Samaritans 9381 5555, Life Line 13 11 14, Relationships Australia 1300 364 277, Quitline 13 78 48, Prostate Cancer Foundation 1800 220 099, Suicide Helpline 1300 362 787, Cancer Helpline 13 11 20, Drug Information 1800 069 700, Gamblers Assist 1800 633 635, Mens Domestic Violence Helpline 1800 000 599, Womens Domestic Violence Helpline 1800 007 339, Kids Helpline 1800 551 800, For Passenger Assistance on Transperth Train Services 1800 800 022, Illegal Dumping Hotline 1300 766 541, Main Roads Road Closure Information 13 81 38, Education Department Security SchoolWatch 1800 177 777


What’s On

– your local community calendar

Your not-for-profit event or activity can be listed here FREE and is open to local community and sporting groups courtesy of The Valley Reporter

Roleystone Toy Library

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A FANTASTIC WAY FOR YOUR CHILDREN  TO ENJOY A VARIETY OF FUN AND SAFE TOYS, PUZZLES & GAMES

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joinNOW! now! JOIN we Sat Weare areopen openTues Wed1.45-2.30pm 11.30-12.15 &&Sat

Any enquiries please call 9496 1115 or HEATHER WHITEHEAD 9496 0119 email roleystonetoylibrary@yahoo.com.au

9.30-10.30am the school term. 9.30-10.30am during school term. ALL ENQUIRIES PLEASE PHONE

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ROLEYSTONE GUMNUT PLAYGROUP

A SAFE, FUN PLACE FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES. SESSIONS MONDAY TO FRIDAY REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL Registrars’ Ellen Southgate on 6396 2498 contact our new registrar CONTACT OUR NEW REGISTRAR CONTACT OUR NEW REGISTRAR ROBYN DAWSON 9397 7116 & Marie Hoffmann on 0404 996 670 kym graham 9397 9158 CAROLYN BATHGATE 9498 1968

Roleystone Karragullen Seniors Club (Inc) 46 Jarrah Road, Roleystone Phone : 9496 3166 E-mail: rksc@iinet.net.au

We are an energetic group of “Over 50’s” and some of our regular activities for members are: • Mahjong • Bingo • Book Club • Lunches • Whist • Indoor Bowls • Cards • Members Lending Library THE CLUB IS NOW OPEN MONDAY TO FRIDAY – REFER TO CALENDAR FOR ACTIVITIES

Armadale Visitor Centre 40 Jull St, Armadale Ph: 9399 0410 www.visitarmadale.com.au Araluen Botanic Park 362 Croyden Rd, Roleystone Ph: 9496 1171 www.araluenbotanicpark.com.au Araluen Golf Resort Country Club Ave, Roleystone Ph: 9397 9000 www.araluenresort.com.au Brackenridge Village & Roleystone Village Cnr of Brookton Hwy & Soldiers Rd Roleystone. Enjoy great food, wine, jewellery, giftware, unique arts and crafts, organic food, beauty and an art gallery Karragullen Expo October 2013 – 9293 7132, 0418 939 134, www.karragullenexpo.org.au SmokeFree WA Kelmscott Annual Show October 2013 Rushton Prk, Kelm 9495 4001, info@kelmscottshow.com.au Pickering Brook Agricultural Show May 2013 Ph: 9293 8263 Email: pbsclub@bigpond.com Roleystone Sunday Markets 8:30am-12:30pm New & Pre-Loved items, held out the front of the RK Seniors Club 46 Jarrah Rd Roleystone. Come along & support this monthly event (2nd Sunday of the month) For stall holder details please give Christine Kent a call on 9397 5047 Roleystone Theatre Inc. 587 Brookton Highway Roleystone. For Bookings Phone: 9397 5730 www.roleystonetheatre.com.au Valley View Garden Golf Earthbound Organics Brackenridge Village, Shop 4, 1 Soldiers Road Roleystone Phone: 9397 7899 Kalamunda District Bridge Club holds weekly day and evening sessions for both competitive and social bridge. A beginners’ course commences in October 7pm. Contact Garth Scotford 9296 1497 or email: kdbclub@bigpond.com Armadale Society of Artists meets on the first Thursday of the month, starting 7pm at Creyk Park Pavillion Waltham Rd, Armadale. All welcome Ph: 0407 249 565 Roleystone Community Alive Group 1st meeting for 2013 was held in March at the Roleystone Family Centre 19 Wygonda Rd Roleystone. For further enquiries call Joyce Arnott 0434 727 470 If I have forgotten to mention you in the What’s On - your local COMMUNITY CALENDAR section please feel free to submit your contact details Email: thevalleyreporter@iinet.net.au

Roleystone Community Alive Group www.onelifewa.com.au Supporting a Community that supports each other – Life line 13 11 14 This printing has been proudly supported & reproduced by FN GRAFIX – www.fngrafix.thevalleyreporter.com.au.

ROLEYSTONE TENNIS CLUB (EST. 1944)

NEW MEMBERS WELCOME

Social TenniS iS7pm-8.30pm played aT The club • Social Tennis Monday nights • Wednesday mornings adulTS; WedneSday morningS from 9am 9am onwards • Friday mornings 9am-11am (run through Family Centre with Creche) • Sunday afternoons 2pm-4pm and Junior TenniS

COURTS FOR HIRE DAY OR NIGHT

Bookings and and keys for public court hire are available through Bookings through the the Roleystone Video Network Store, Jarrah Shops - 9496 Roleystone VideoRoad Phone: 9496 16161616. PO Box 172 Kelmscott WA 6991. Email: roleytennisclub@iinet.net.au PO Box 172 Kelmscott WA 6991. E: roleystonetennisclub@yahoo.com.au. Wendy Tucker Shearwood(Sec.) (Sec.)9496 9397 5305 Graham Boase(Pres.) (Pres.)9397 94966620, 3220,Graham Tracey Backhouse 0053, Helen Mantle (Treas.) Virginia Bird (Club (Club Capt.) Capt.)9397 93906620 7668 John Meharry (Treas.)9390 9397 2335 6536,&Wendy Tucker

ROLEYSTONE COMMUNITY CHURCH A Church of Christ

SUNDAY SERVICE 9.30am Youth Group, Sunday School, Craft Group, Bible Study, Prayer Group, Missionary Support

For enquiries phone Gerry 9397 5730

Roleystone Volunteer Fire Brigade Jarrah Rd every Monday 5-8.30pm or phone

Noel 9397 6370 Rob 9397 5406

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testimoniAl May 2013 Dear Maggie, I wish to send a personal “Thank You” for the excellent way you went about selling my parents’ Kelmscott home. At my parents’ age this could have been quite an ordeal but, thanks to you and your team, all went very smoothly. Your attention to detail and marketing strategy was excellent, so much so that the first home open was a resounding success, leading to a successful sale. The offers were on the table 7 days after listing the property (even before the sign was installed) and the price obtained was beyond expectation. You and your team communicated very personally through the whole process to settlement. There was never a moment where my parents were left wondering where things were at. Fantastic service from start to finish.

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Once again, “Thank You!”. Yours sincerely L. Schiebaan

We carry no more than 8 listings and service them with 3 qualified reps

t: 9496 1122 f: 9496 1120 m: 0419 939 110

“Always impeccable service”

538 Brookton Highway Roleystone WA 6111 email: office@maggieburke.com.au web: maggieburke.com.au

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