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SLOMO laws to protect roadside responders come into effect

From tomorrow (March 2), Western Australian drivers will be required to slow down to a maximum of 40kmh when passing stationary emergency vehicles with lights activated on the roadside. The SLOMO laws apply when passing WA Police Force, Department of Fire and Emergency Services, St John Ambulance, roadside assistance, tow trucks

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Bunnings Inglewood collapses after fire

Latest on the Bunnings Inglewood fire situation: Bunnings Inglewood fire contained but road closures still in place The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) has issued a Hazmat General Warning for the area around Bunnings, Inglewood. Bunnings Inglewood Building starting to collapse @abcperth #perthnews lots of explosions inside pic.twitter.com/Q2eVdWeV3s— Nadia Mitsopoulos (@NadiaMits)

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Flying Doctor’s latest state-of-the-art aircraft unveiled

The latest state-of-the-art aircraft to join the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Western Operations' fleet was unveiled today. The $7.9 million State Government-funded Pilatus PC-12 turboprop aircraft is specially fitted with aeromedical technology, enabling it to provide inter-hospital transport throughout Western Australia. The provision of health care services to Western Australians living

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Disaster assistance following the tropical low and associated flooding in the Kimberley and East Pilbara

Disaster assistance has been activated in response to the tropical low and associated flooding that affected the Kimberley and East Pilbara in late January 2018. Assistance is being provided through the jointly-funded Commonwealth-State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA). Minister for Law Enforcement and Cybersecurity Angus Taylor, who has responsibility for

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More than $1.4 million allocated to reducing bushfire risk

The first round of funding under the new $15 million Mitigation Activity Fund has been announced today. Fifteen regional local governments, which have endorsed Bushfire Risk Management Plans, will share $1.47 million of funding to treat a total of 374 bushfire risks across their communities. The Mitigation Activity Fund, supported by Royalties

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