Point Cook home has a slice of Bali paradise in the backyard

There’s a “cottage feel” inside, but step into the backyard of this Point Cook home and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to Bali. A Point Cook home that’s “traditional on the inside” but like Bali or Fiji on the back attracts buyers looking for a slice of paradise. The three-bedroom abode at 81 Willowgreen … Read more

911 emergency line stopped working in south and central Okanagan, but is now back online – Reuters

911 Service Returns Picture: Contributed UPDATE 7:57 p.m. E-Comm confirms that 911 calls for the Central and South Okanagan region are once again coming to the Emergency Communications Center. ORIGINAL 4:13 p.m. People in an emergency situation in the South and Central Okanagan cannot call 911 at this time. In a press release from E-Comm … Read more

Are we ready for more?

Climate change will trigger the next pandemic (Photo: Pixabay) HIGHLIGHTS Study models indicate that animal habitats will move disproportionately to the same places as human settlements, creating new hotspots of overflow risk. Much of this process may already be underway in today’s world which is warming by 1.2 degrees. Unfortunately, efforts to reduce greenhouse gas … Read more

Farm Fitness Coach Wins WA AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award with Clients in Solomon Islands

On-farm fitness coach Louise O’Neill has won the 2022 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award for Western Australia. Key points: Ms O’Neill supports the mental and physical health of isolated farmers with daily lessons She says farmers are refocusing on health after going ‘full throttle’ and exhausting themselves The mother-of-two will represent WA as a finalist at … Read more