news - january 2014

Progress Association · Newsletter January 2014


Newsletter January 2014..

Progress Association page..

Experience Gidgegannup · Newsletter January 2014


Newsletter January 2014..

Experience Gidgegannup page..

Netball Club · Registration Day


Registration Day for the Gidgegannup Netball Club for the 2014 Winter Season.

Registration Day at Percy Cullen Oval (Recreation Centre) 19th (Wednesday) and 20th (Thursday) February 2014 from 3.30 to 4.30pm.

Gidgegannup Netball Club

Children born in 2008 and before are eligible to play. All past and new players welcome.

For more information contact Lisa on 9572 9201.

Netball Club page..

Fire Brigades · Fire News & Advice January 2014


Read all in Fire Safety Newsletter January 2014..

West Gidge Fire Brigade page..

East Gidge Fire Brigade page..

Sally Block · Reserve Road Bushfire


Just as you think life is going along very pleasantly and smoothly and you relax, along comes something, whacks you hard and says get smart, life is serious and you had better realise it.

3rd January, Friday afternoon about 4.00 pm when the phone rang. There's a fire in the top paddock, get the gates open for the Fire Brigade.

With the help of two planes plus fire crews from nine areas, a lot of water, very little wind and an efficient machine which is our local Volunteer Fire Brigades, the fire was brought under control and eventually burnt out 20 ha with no casualties apart from the fences.

Bear in mind in summer not to drive in any paddock that has grass that will come into contact with your exhaust. This fire was caused by the exhaust on a ute causing ignition - no carelessness, just not concentrating.

Again thank you to both East and West Gidge Brigades and all the others that come along. The network is great and works so well. Be extremely grateful that we are part of a wonderful, supportive community that is not only Gidgegannup, but extends up to Toodyay, down to the Swan Valley, over to Mundaring, Mt. Helena, Wundowie, up to Morangup and apologies to those I have missed.

Sally Block

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Fire Brigades · Fire News & Advice December 2013


Read all in Fire Safety Newsletter December 2013..

West Gidge Fire Brigade page..

East Gidge Fire Brigade page..

Kookaburra Cinema · Season 18 Program 2


Even though film supplies are dwindling some distributors have not entirely ceased supplying and we are pleased to advise that the latest Judi Dench film "Philomena" has been booked to screen Fri to Sun March 7,8 & 9th with the option to screen March 5 & 6th if demand is sufficient.

Thus if the proposed Wed & Thursday screening of Philomena suits you more I would like to hear your thoughts as running an extra 2 screenings should help ease the potential crush on the usual 3 nights as feedback to date has been that this film will be very popular.

In the final program for this season it is intended to screen as a retrospective a few of the older films that had been popular in past summers such as Brassed Off and Cinema Paradiso and if enough support try and squeeze in a Humphrey Bogart weekend screening 2 of his early films "Maltese Falcon" and "The Big Sleep" in which Lauren Bacall stars with him for their first of many films together.

Trust that you find something to your interest in this latest program.

Regards, Lindsay @ Kookaburra

Kookaburra Cinema website..

WA Ag Department · Weeds - Cotton Bush


Narrow leaf cotton bush (Gomphocarpus fruticosus) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA). This fact sheet describes the nature of the plant with links to requirements land owners/occupiers must adhere to and pest control methods.

DAFWA Declared Plants..

Weeds to Watch (PDF)..

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