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Here at Little Aussie we believe in making communities local again. And we think the best way to achieve this is to connect residents, like you, with honest, reliable and local family-run businesses - the sort of business we would refer to our own family and friends.

You will find those types of businesses in our magazines and online. We also support local, not-for-profit community groups by offering free advertisements and listings to help residents connect with sporting clubs, support groups, and many more local organisations.

Reduce Reuse Recycle
How do you dispose of old prescription medicines? Blister packs of different coloured medications

How do you dispose of old prescription medicines?

How do you dispose of old prescription medicines?

If you have expired or unwanted medicines lurking in the back of your cupboards, it is really important to dispose of them correctly. Here’s why and how.

If you have expired or unwanted medicines lurking in the back of your cupboards, it is really important to dispose of them correctly. Here’s why and how.

April 15, 2021
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Recipes
Satay Chicken Salad Cups are a quick and delicious meal Satay Chicken Salad Cups

Satay Chicken Salad Cups are a quick and delicious meal

Satay Chicken Salad Cups are a quick and delicious meal

Fill fresh and crisp lettuce cups with this delicious satay chicken for a quick and easy weeknight meal that everyone will enjoy.

Fill fresh and crisp lettuce cups with this delicious satay chicken for a quick and easy weeknight meal that everyone will enjoy.

April 15, 2021
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Time Saving Hacks
14 simple tips that will save time when doing the laundry Pile of folded laundry

14 simple tips that will save time when doing the laundry

14 simple tips that will save time when doing the laundry

Wish you could spend less time doing the laundry? Here are 14 simple tips to spend less time washing, folding and ironing and more time doing something more enjoyable!

Wish you could spend less time doing the laundry? Here are 14 simple tips to spend less time washing, folding and ironing and more time doing something more enjoyable!

April 15, 2021
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Pets
7 human foods you should avoid feeding to pets Two King Charles Spaniels hoping for food

7 human foods you should avoid feeding to pets

7 human foods you should avoid feeding to pets

We all love our pets and often give them treats, but it’s important to make sure you’re not killing them with kindness. Offering human food can feel like a special treat but can actually cause serious harm.

We all love our pets and often give them treats, but it’s important to make sure you’re not killing them with kindness. Offering human food can feel like a special treat but can actually cause serious harm.

April 15, 2021
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Tips
Think your pharmacy just dispenses medicine? Think again!  Pharmacist giving advice to a customer

Think your pharmacy just dispenses medicine? Think again!

Think your pharmacy just dispenses medicine? Think again!

Here are three helpful services that you may not know your local community pharmacy can provide.

Here are three helpful services that you may not know your local community pharmacy can provide.

April 14, 2021
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Tips
5 handy tax time tips Calculator print out for tax time

5 handy tax time tips

5 handy tax time tips

Tax time is looming again, so rather than try to ignore it and bury your head in the sand, here are 5 tips to make completing that unavoidable tax return a bit easier.

Tax time is looming again, so rather than try to ignore it and bury your head in the sand, here are 5 tips to make completing that unavoidable tax return a bit easier.

April 13, 2021
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Tips
Avoid the squeaky floorboard dance! Person walking barefoot on floorboards

Avoid the squeaky floorboard dance!

Avoid the squeaky floorboard dance!

If you’ve been leaping around to avoid squeaky floorboards and waking the kids at night, here are two things you can try to solve the problem.

If you’ve been leaping around to avoid squeaky floorboards and waking the kids at night, here are two things you can try to solve the problem.

April 12, 2021
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11 things to do under a patio – whatever the weather Kids and parent doing homework outside under the patio

11 things to do under a patio – whatever the weather

11 things to do under a patio – whatever the weather

A professionally installed patio will always be a great addition to your home. They are great for entertaining and can add value. But that’s not all. Here are 11 great ideas for using your patio that you might not have considered.

A professionally installed patio will always be a great addition to your home. They are great for entertaining and can add value. But that’s not all. Here are 11 great ideas for using your patio that you might not have considered.

April 8, 2021
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Tips
Bring your old precious jewellery back to life Woman trying on gold necklace with a pearl

Bring your old precious jewellery back to life

Bring your old precious jewellery back to life

Rather than having old or inherited jewellery sitting in a drawer gathering dust, bring it back to life and have it remodelled into something you will love to wear.

Rather than having old or inherited jewellery sitting in a drawer gathering dust, bring it back to life and have it remodelled into something you will love to wear.

April 8, 2021
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Health and Fitness
Simple hacks to get your 5 serves of veg a day Avocado and spinach smoothie in a glass

Simple hacks to get your 5 serves of veg a day

Simple hacks to get your 5 serves of veg a day

Nutritionists and dieticians recommend that everyone over the age of 4 years gets at least 5 serves of vegetables a day to lower your risk of health problems – but you don’t have to be munching on carrots all day to achieve it! Here are some simple ways to add extra serves of veggies to your meals.

Nutritionists and dieticians recommend that everyone over the age of 4 years gets at least 5 serves of vegetables a day to lower your risk of health problems – but you don’t have to be munching on carrots all day to achieve it! Here are some simple ways to add extra serves of veggies to your meals.

April 8, 2021
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How to plan a kid’s party without the waste Young girl blowing out candles on a birthday cake

How to plan a kid’s party without the waste

How to plan a kid’s party without the waste

Kids parties have become big business over the years and the amount of plastic produced for decorations, party bags and single use items is getting bigger and bigger. But planning a low-waste kids’ party can be easier than you think.

Kids parties have become big business over the years and the amount of plastic produced for decorations, party bags and single use items is getting bigger and bigger. But planning a low-waste kids’ party can be easier than you think.

April 8, 2021
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Handy Home Hints
10 time-saving lunchbox tricks Two schoolgirls eating lunch from lunchboxes

10 time-saving lunchbox tricks

10 time-saving lunchbox tricks

Mornings can be a bit of a rush in most households. So why not check out our handy tips on ways to make those lunchboxes easier to organise – whether you are going to work or school.

Mornings can be a bit of a rush in most households. So why not check out our handy tips on ways to make those lunchboxes easier to organise – whether you are going to work or school.

April 8, 2021
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Recipes
Roasted Capsicum with Tomato, Anchovy and Garlic Roasted Capsicum with Tomato, Anchovy and Garlic

Roasted Capsicum with Tomato, Anchovy and Garlic

Roasted Capsicum with Tomato, Anchovy and Garlic

A delicious, vibrant dish with all the flavours of the Mediterranean. It’s a super easy lunch or dinner that everyone will love and you can customise the recipe to suit your tastes!

A delicious, vibrant dish with all the flavours of the Mediterranean. It’s a super easy lunch or dinner that everyone will love and you can customise the recipe to suit your tastes!

April 8, 2021
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Fun With Kids
Growing fruit and veg with kids – it’s easy and they'll eat them! Young girl eating peas from a vegetable garden

Growing fruit and veg with kids – it’s easy and they'll eat them!

Growing fruit and veg with kids – it’s easy and they'll eat them!

Growing your own fruit and veggies is a great way to get your kids into gardening; and as a bonus, they are much more likely to eat fruit and vegetables they have grown themselves (often straight from the plant!).

Growing your own fruit and veggies is a great way to get your kids into gardening; and as a bonus, they are much more likely to eat fruit and vegetables they have grown themselves (often straight from the plant!).

April 8, 2021
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Tips
When was the last time you washed your doona? Rolled up duvet-doona

When was the last time you washed your doona?

When was the last time you washed your doona?

While we wash our doona/duvet covers on a regular basis, the actual doona itself can get forgotten. But just because the cover is clean, does not mean the doona itself is. Here’s why it should be washed on a regular basis.

While we wash our doona/duvet covers on a regular basis, the actual doona itself can get forgotten. But just because the cover is clean, does not mean the doona itself is. Here’s why it should be washed on a regular basis.

April 1, 2021
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Community Tips
Easter activity ideas for staying at home or going out Mug containing Easter biscuits

Easter activity ideas for staying at home or going out

Easter activity ideas for staying at home or going out

With two public holidays on Good Friday and Easter Monday, the Easter extra-long weekend is an opportunity to spend time with family and friends. Here are some great low-cost ideas to get out and about (or just stay at home).

With two public holidays on Good Friday and Easter Monday, the Easter extra-long weekend is an opportunity to spend time with family and friends. Here are some great low-cost ideas to get out and about (or just stay at home).

March 31, 2021
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Handy Home Hints
5 things that don’t belong in your freezer Man opening freezer door

5 things that don’t belong in your freezer

5 things that don’t belong in your freezer

Freezers are great for extending the life of certain foods when we’ve over-shopped! There are lots of things you can freeze to use later, but here are 5 things that shouldn’t be in there.

Freezers are great for extending the life of certain foods when we’ve over-shopped! There are lots of things you can freeze to use later, but here are 5 things that shouldn’t be in there.

March 31, 2021
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Solar maintenance will maintain your savings Solar panels on the roof of a house

Solar maintenance will maintain your savings

Solar maintenance will maintain your savings

Because of their position on your roof, it’s all too easy to put your solar panels into the ‘out of sight, out of mind’ basket. But just like your car, your solar power system should have regular maintenance to make sure it’s working efficiently.

Because of their position on your roof, it’s all too easy to put your solar panels into the ‘out of sight, out of mind’ basket. But just like your car, your solar power system should have regular maintenance to make sure it’s working efficiently.

March 31, 2021
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Gardening
Plant some sensational sweet peas Colourful sweet peas

Plant some sensational sweet peas

Plant some sensational sweet peas

While St Patrick’s Day (March 17) is considered the traditional date for sowing sweet peas, in warmer climate areas such as Perth, it’s safer to wait until April or May. Once the soil is cooler, there’s a lower risk of the seeds rotting before they germinate.

While St Patrick’s Day (March 17) is considered the traditional date for sowing sweet peas, in warmer climate areas such as Perth, it’s safer to wait until April or May. Once the soil is cooler, there’s a lower risk of the seeds rotting before they germinate.

March 31, 2021
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Reduce Reuse Recycle
What to do with your metal container lids Pile of colourful metal container lids

What to do with your metal container lids

What to do with your metal container lids

We’re all used to recycling our used containers these days, but when it comes to the lids, things get a bit more complicated. Here is some information about what you can do with metal container lids.

We’re all used to recycling our used containers these days, but when it comes to the lids, things get a bit more complicated. Here is some information about what you can do with metal container lids.

March 31, 2021
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Restaurants & Takeaways

The Burrendah

Award winning Willetton bistro The Burrendah offers fantastic food at very reasonable prices. Recently refurbished. Family friendly. Relaxed atmosphere.

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Electrical Services

Npower Electrcial Services

The team at NPower are your local electrical experts. They provide high-quality workmanship and exceptional customer service to local residents, and will always leave your home clean and tidy.

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Automotive Repairs & Servicing

Progressive Auto Care

Peter offers easy and affordable, high quality servicing and repairs for less than at the dealers. Upfront, fixed pricing. Local drop off/pick up service.

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Tiled Roof Restoration & Repairs

Above All Roof Restoration and Painting

Jeff is your local roof restoration expert & will improve the look of your home. Qualified roof painter & Dulux accredited applicator. Over 13 years' experience.

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Glass Services

Premier Glass & Mirrors

The experienced and professional team have been supplying their local community with high-quality glass services, repairs and maintenance for over 45 years. They provide a first class service at competitive prices along with emergency glass repairs.

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Sean Blackmore from Infinity Cabinetmaking

Kitchen Renovations

Infinity Cabinetmaking

Sean is your local kitchen renovation expert and qualified cabinet maker with over 20 years' experience. Infinity Cabinetmaking is a WA family-owned and operated business offering high-quality stylish and affordable kitchens.

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Plasterboard Ceilings & Walls

Preferred Ceilings

Jarred Quaife and his small team are committed to excellent customer service and pride themselves on high-quality workmanship and attention to detail.

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Car Panel & Paint Repairs

Budget Panel Beaters

Your local professional smash repairs and spray painting experts. No job to big or too small. Chips, scratches, bumper repairs and insurance work.

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Painting & Decorating Services

ABC Paint & Deco

Josh is your local painting professional with over 15 years' experience and is a member of the Master Painters Association. He offers high-quality workmanship, and prides himself on good, old fashioned customer service.

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Tile & Grout Cleaning

Groutman

Mike from Groutman is a qualified tile and grout cleaning technician. He will restore and repair your tiles and grout at an affordable price with excellent results.

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Driving Lessons

BA. Driving School

Bob is your local driving instructor with over 40 years' experience in teaching safe & effective driving skills. Calm and patient. Automatic and manual vehicles.

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Plumbing

Angwin Plumbing & Gas

Rhys is your local expert plumber with over 15 years' experience. Plumbing services include repairs, service and hot water systems. No call out fee!

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Mark and Fiona Newman Absolute Zero Air-Conditioning

Air-Conditioning & Heating

Absolute Zero Air-Conditioning

For the perfect temperature all year round, Mark will supply and install quality air conditioning brands along with servicing and repairs of existing units. He has 15 years' experience and is reliable and friendly.

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Metal Roofing & Guttering Services

Roof Renewals

Call Matt Bruce for professional roof & gutter repairs, roof replacement and gutter & downpipe replacement. Over 19 years' experience.

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Ashley Woolf from Woolf Bathroom Renovations

Bathroom Renovations

Woolf Bathroom Renovations

Ashley Woolf has over 15 years' experience and is your local expert for bathroom renovations and makeovers. He will take care of everything from start to finish and works with all budgets large or small.

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David from DB2 Pest Control

Pest Control

DB2 Pest Control and Building Services

David from DB2 Pest Control is your local pest control expert. This is a small, locally-owned business offering great customer service and all work is guaranteed. The offer residential, industrial and commercial pest control.

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Vet Services

We haven’t located a Little Aussie recommended vet services business for your local community yet. If you use a trusted, local vet that you would use again and also refer to friends and family then please let us know.

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Vet Services

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Laundromat

We haven’t located a Little Aussie recommended laundromat for your local community yet. If you use a trusted, local laundromat that you would use again and also refer to friends and family then please let us know.

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Legal Services

We haven’t located a Little Aussie recommended legal services business for your local community yet. If you use a trusted, solicitor that you would use again and also refer to friends and family then please let us know.

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