Writing WA Flash Fiction Competition winner announced

Flashing the Cover is a flash fiction writing competition open to all Western Australian residents and is a collaboration between Night Parrot Press and Writing WA. The competition judges Laura Keenan and Linda Martin chat with Bec Bowman.

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18 hours ago, RTRFM

Regional Arts WA Artist of the Month – Alli Butler

Regional Arts WA Artist of the Month – Alli Butler

Comedian and singer/songwriter Alli Butler is the Regional Arts WA Artist of the Month.

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18 hours ago, RTRFM

Natalie D-Napoleon

Natalie D-Napoleon

Award-winning poet Natalie D-Napoleon chats with Bec Bowman about her work that challenges our perceptions of girlhood. Image: University of Southern Queensland

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18 hours ago, RTRFM

African swine fever vaccine a step closer

Scientists in the United Kingdom believe they're a step closer to finding a vaccine for the deadly pig disease African swine fever.

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18 hours ago, ABC

FAC’s Peter Walker reflects on retirement

FAC’s Peter Walker reflects on retirement

One of Fremantle Arts Centres‘ founding tutors, Peter Walker, has retired after 42 years. Walker was invited to teach and work in residence at FAC by Director Ian Templeman in 1978. Bec Bowman chatted with the much loved drawing and painting tutor on Artbeat.  

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19 hours ago, RTRFM

Stop Roughing It, Here Are The Best Spots For Glamping In WA

Stop Roughing It, Here Are The Best Spots For Glamping In WA

If shopping at Kathmandu, wearing hiking boots (not the fashionable sort), tripping over pegs and poles, sleeping on the floor and waking up to the sweet smell of condensation inside a cramped one-man tent are all absolutely not your vibe but you do want to reconnect with...

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20 hours ago, The Urban List

Arson Squad called in after Munster house fire causes $250k damage

Arson Squad called in after Munster house fire causes $250k damage

Arson Squad detectives are investigating a suspicious fire that caused $250,000 damage to a Muster home on Wednesday.

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21 hours ago, The West Australian

New push for WA hospitals to teach parents about reusable cloth nappies

A sustainability organisation is teaching WA hospitals how to use cloth nappies in the hope more parents will switch from disposables.

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21 hours ago, ABC

PREMIERE: Delivery Buoy offers up stunning new single

PREMIERE: Delivery Buoy offers up stunning new single

He’s a quiet man, with live appearances few and far between; but Delivery Buoy still manages to cement himself firmly into the local music agenda. With a consistent flow of releases it’s no surprise he ends May with new single Tree Keeping. Tree Keeping was developed through several phases,...

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21 hours ago, RTRFM

Make Your Way To This New Restaurant Opening In Victoria Park Next Week

Make Your Way To This New Restaurant Opening In Victoria Park Next Week

Sage in Victoria Park has been running as a cafe—dishing up killer breakfasts, lunches, coffees and juices—for a few years now, but they're answering our prayers with a new dinner service in their restaurant as of Friday 5 June and we can't wait. You can expect modern Australian...

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22 hours ago, The Urban List

Attorney-General Christian Porter calls time on WA’s border

Attorney-General Christian Porter calls time on WA’s border

Attorney-General Christian Porter is calling on Premier Mark McGowan to move on relaxing WA’s border to the east immediately. LISTEN LIVE AT 8.45AM.

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23 hours ago, The West Australian

Kindness Travels: Time to bring back the ‘West Aussie wave’ on our roads

Kindness Travels: Time to bring back the ‘West Aussie wave’ on our roads

It’s a time-honoured tradition on many country roads that is sadly verging on extinction — the simple wave to fellow drivers. Now, a new campaign is urging WA motorists to bring it back for good.

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1 day ago, The West Australian

A-League plans to resume season in July following coronavirus hiatus

Australian football's stakeholders reach an agreement to restart the A-League season in July, pending the approval of its major broadcaster.

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1 day ago, ABC

Perth and South West weather: Bureau of Meteorology warns of dangerous storm front

The Bureau of Meteorology has sent out a severe weather warning ahead of a cold front which is forecast to batter the South West from Friday morning.

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1 day ago, The West Australian

Girlname’s Radio Love Month Mix

Girlname’s Radio Love Month Mix

She’s known for being a beacon of light in the local music scene, and a pioneer of all things diverse, progressive and positive. There’s no one better than Emily Jane, AKA Girlname, to talk about how important RTRFM is and why you should get around your favourite community broadcaster during Radio...

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1 day ago, RTRFM

Coronavirus outbreak on Fremantle live export ship doubles in size as more crew test positive

Six new cases of COVID-19 are confirmed among crew members of the Al Kuwait livestock carrier under quarantine in Fremantle Port.

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1 day ago, ABC

How Sweet Whirl Works

How Sweet Whirl Works

Esther Edquit is Melbourne-based act Sweet Whirl, and makes dreamily romantic, yet bittersweet pop songs. Previously playing as one half of Melbourne duo Superstar, and as a member of Scott & Charlene’s Wedding, Sweet Whirl’s debut album How It Works provides a refreshing new point of...

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1 day ago, RTRFM

Coronavirus WA: Six more crew members on Al Kuwait live export ship test positive for COVID-19

WA now has eighteen active cases of the deadly coronavirus after six more crew members on the Al Kuwait returned positive tests.

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1 day ago, The West Australian

Coronavirus crisis: Zero new COVID cases recorded in WA but Fremantle port workers who boarded Al Kuwait yet to receive test results

No new cases of COVID-19 have emerged in WA overnight although test results for workers who unwittingly boarded an infected live export ship in Fremantle are still to come in.

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1 day ago, The West Australian

Attorney-General claims ex-MP's seized laptop may contain child pornography

WA Attorney-General John Quigley uses parliamentary privilege to claim a laptop at the centre of a state MP expenses scandal may contain child pornography.

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1 day ago, ABC

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