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Welcome to Little Aussie - extremely useful local info

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.

Handy Home Hints
Natural ways to keep the mozzies away woman scratching her arm after a mosquito bite

Natural ways to keep the mozzies away

Natural ways to keep the mozzies away

Natural ways to keep the mozzies away

Sick of annoying pests in your outdoor entertaining area? (No, we’re not talking about your kids!). We’re talking mozzies. They may be small, but they have the potential to ruin your plans for outdoor entertaining. We’ve got some handy ways to keep them at bay (without using harsh chemicals).

Sick of annoying pests in your outdoor entertaining area? (No, we’re not talking about your kids!). We’re talking mozzies. They may be small, but they have the potential to ruin your plans for outdoor entertaining. We’ve got some handy ways to keep them at bay (without using harsh chemicals).

Sick of annoying pests in your outdoor entertaining area? (No, we’re not talking about your kids!). We’re talking mozzies. They may be small, but they have the potential to ruin your plans for outdoor entertaining. We’ve got some handy ways to keep them at bay (without using harsh chemicals).

Sick of annoying pests in your outdoor entertaining area? (No, we’re not talking about your kids!). We’re talking mozzies. They may be small, but they have the potential to ruin your plans for outdoor entertaining. We’ve got some handy ways to keep them at bay (without using harsh chemicals).

Sick of annoying pests in your outdoor entertaining area? (No, we’re not talking about your kids!). We’re talking mozzies. They may be small, but they have the potential to ruin your plans for outdoor entertaining. We’ve got some handy ways to keep them at bay (without using harsh chemicals).

October 19, 2021
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Fun With Kids
Simple Spooktacular Halloween décor  Homemade ghost and pumpkin Halloween jar lanterns

Simple Spooktacular Halloween décor

Simple Spooktacular Halloween décor

Simple Spooktacular Halloween décor

Halloween is getting more and more popular in Australia, and with it the trend to go all out with decorations. If you are taking part this year, we’ve found some simple ideas to try.

Halloween is getting more and more popular in Australia, and with it the trend to go all out with decorations. If you are taking part this year, we’ve found some simple ideas to try.

Halloween is getting more and more popular in Australia, and with it the trend to go all out with decorations. If you are taking part this year, we’ve found some simple ideas to try.

Halloween is getting more and more popular in Australia, and with it the trend to go all out with decorations. If you are taking part this year, we’ve found some simple ideas to try.

Halloween is getting more and more popular in Australia, and with it the trend to go all out with decorations. If you are taking part this year, we’ve found some simple ideas to try.

October 12, 2021
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Recipes
Super Simple Swedish meatballs Homemade swedish meatballs with sauce in a frying pan

Super Simple Swedish meatballs

Super Simple Swedish meatballs

Super Simple Swedish meatballs

No time for a trip to IKEA for meatballs? Make your own!

No time for a trip to IKEA for meatballs? Make your own!

No time for a trip to IKEA for meatballs? Make your own!

No time for a trip to IKEA for meatballs? Make your own!

No time for a trip to IKEA for meatballs? Make your own!

October 12, 2021
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Pets
How to care for older cats and dogs Older Golden Retriever outside in the sunshine

How to care for older cats and dogs

How to care for older cats and dogs

How to care for older cats and dogs

Our needs change as we get older, and the same goes for our pets. What was suitable for your puppy or kitten, may not be advisable for an older dog or cat! Here are a few tips if your furry friend is getting on a bit.

Our needs change as we get older, and the same goes for our pets. What was suitable for your puppy or kitten, may not be advisable for an older dog or cat! Here are a few tips if your furry friend is getting on a bit.

Our needs change as we get older, and the same goes for our pets. What was suitable for your puppy or kitten, may not be advisable for an older dog or cat! Here are a few tips if your furry friend is getting on a bit.

Our needs change as we get older, and the same goes for our pets. What was suitable for your puppy or kitten, may not be advisable for an older dog or cat! Here are a few tips if your furry friend is getting on a bit.

Our needs change as we get older, and the same goes for our pets. What was suitable for your puppy or kitten, may not be advisable for an older dog or cat! Here are a few tips if your furry friend is getting on a bit.

October 12, 2021
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Time Saving Hacks
Organise your wardrobe and save time in a morning person organising their clothes into baskets

Organise your wardrobe and save time in a morning

Organise your wardrobe and save time in a morning

Organise your wardrobe and save time in a morning

Do you stare aimlessly into your wardrobe in the morning trying to decide what to wear? Is everything so jammed in you can’t see what you’ve got? We’ve got some great tips to organise your wardrobe space and save time getting ready.

Do you stare aimlessly into your wardrobe in the morning trying to decide what to wear? Is everything so jammed in you can’t see what you’ve got? We’ve got some great tips to organise your wardrobe space and save time getting ready.

Do you stare aimlessly into your wardrobe in the morning trying to decide what to wear? Is everything so jammed in you can’t see what you’ve got? We’ve got some great tips to organise your wardrobe space and save time getting ready.

Do you stare aimlessly into your wardrobe in the morning trying to decide what to wear? Is everything so jammed in you can’t see what you’ve got? We’ve got some great tips to organise your wardrobe space and save time getting ready.

Do you stare aimlessly into your wardrobe in the morning trying to decide what to wear? Is everything so jammed in you can’t see what you’ve got? We’ve got some great tips to organise your wardrobe space and save time getting ready.

October 12, 2021
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Tips
Get a sparkling oven and your rental bond back! person cleaning a dirty oven

Get a sparkling oven and your rental bond back!

Get a sparkling oven and your rental bond back!

Get a sparkling oven and your rental bond back!

If you’ve been neglecting your oven and you rent your home, you’ll have to get it back to its original state before you get your bond back! Here are two ways you can bring your oven back to sparkling.

If you’ve been neglecting your oven and you rent your home, you’ll have to get it back to its original state before you get your bond back! Here are two ways you can bring your oven back to sparkling.

If you’ve been neglecting your oven and you rent your home, you’ll have to get it back to its original state before you get your bond back! Here are two ways you can bring your oven back to sparkling.

If you’ve been neglecting your oven and you rent your home, you’ll have to get it back to its original state before you get your bond back! Here are two ways you can bring your oven back to sparkling.

If you’ve been neglecting your oven and you rent your home, you’ll have to get it back to its original state before you get your bond back! Here are two ways you can bring your oven back to sparkling.

October 12, 2021
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Tips
How most people sprain an ankle (and how to avoid it) physiotherapist wrapping the foot of a patient

How most people sprain an ankle (and how to avoid it)

How most people sprain an ankle (and how to avoid it)

How most people sprain an ankle (and how to avoid it)

A sprained ankle is a common injury and can happen while playing sport, or just walking down the street. It’s easy to do, but what can you do to reduce the risk? Find out here.

A sprained ankle is a common injury and can happen while playing sport, or just walking down the street. It’s easy to do, but what can you do to reduce the risk? Find out here.

A sprained ankle is a common injury and can happen while playing sport, or just walking down the street. It’s easy to do, but what can you do to reduce the risk? Find out here.

A sprained ankle is a common injury and can happen while playing sport, or just walking down the street. It’s easy to do, but what can you do to reduce the risk? Find out here.

A sprained ankle is a common injury and can happen while playing sport, or just walking down the street. It’s easy to do, but what can you do to reduce the risk? Find out here.

October 12, 2021
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Competition Winners
Dyson V11  - May/Jul 2021Lady receiving a competition prize

Dyson V11 - May/Jul 2021

Dyson V11 - May/Jul 2021

Dyson V11 - May/Jul 2021

The latest winner in our Dyson competition is Anna from Noranda. Congratulations to Anna and thanks for being an awesome supporter of local business.

The latest winner in our Dyson competition is Anna from Noranda. Congratulations to Anna and thanks for being an awesome supporter of local business.

The latest winner in our Dyson competition is Anna from Noranda. Congratulations to Anna and thanks for being an awesome supporter of local business.

The latest winner in our Dyson competition is Anna from Noranda. Congratulations to Anna and thanks for being an awesome supporter of local business.

The latest winner in our Dyson competition is Anna from Noranda. Congratulations to Anna and thanks for being an awesome supporter of local business.

October 11, 2021
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Money Saving Hacks
How to do a household budget Couple working together on a budget

How to do a household budget

How to do a household budget

How to do a household budget

Do you know how much money you spend each month? Do you have a budget to make sure you can really afford everything you buy? If the answer is ‘no’ read on to discover the benefits of having a budget and how to start one.

Do you know how much money you spend each month? Do you have a budget to make sure you can really afford everything you buy? If the answer is ‘no’ read on to discover the benefits of having a budget and how to start one.

Do you know how much money you spend each month? Do you have a budget to make sure you can really afford everything you buy? If the answer is ‘no’ read on to discover the benefits of having a budget and how to start one.

Do you know how much money you spend each month? Do you have a budget to make sure you can really afford everything you buy? If the answer is ‘no’ read on to discover the benefits of having a budget and how to start one.

Do you know how much money you spend each month? Do you have a budget to make sure you can really afford everything you buy? If the answer is ‘no’ read on to discover the benefits of having a budget and how to start one.

October 5, 2021
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Tips
A parent's guide to their child’s driving licence Teenage girl holding L plates

A parent's guide to their child’s driving licence

A parent's guide to their child’s driving licence

A parent's guide to their child’s driving licence

Regardless of your age, the Department of Transport uses a Graduated Driver Training and Licensing (GDTL) process to make sure you're a safe and confident driver once you drive solo. Read on to find out more.

Regardless of your age, the Department of Transport uses a Graduated Driver Training and Licensing (GDTL) process to make sure you're a safe and confident driver once you drive solo. Read on to find out more.

Regardless of your age, the Department of Transport uses a Graduated Driver Training and Licensing (GDTL) process to make sure you're a safe and confident driver once you drive solo. Read on to find out more.

Regardless of your age, the Department of Transport uses a Graduated Driver Training and Licensing (GDTL) process to make sure you're a safe and confident driver once you drive solo. Read on to find out more.

Regardless of your age, the Department of Transport uses a Graduated Driver Training and Licensing (GDTL) process to make sure you're a safe and confident driver once you drive solo. Read on to find out more.

October 5, 2021
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Tips
Which patio? - Gable versus skillion patio roof

Which patio? - Gable versus skillion

Which patio? - Gable versus skillion

Which patio? - Gable versus skillion

There’s nothing nicer than a covered outdoor entertaining area to make the most of your home in summer and winter. But when it comes to the style – do you choose gable or a skillion roof?

There’s nothing nicer than a covered outdoor entertaining area to make the most of your home in summer and winter. But when it comes to the style – do you choose gable or a skillion roof?

There’s nothing nicer than a covered outdoor entertaining area to make the most of your home in summer and winter. But when it comes to the style – do you choose gable or a skillion roof?

There’s nothing nicer than a covered outdoor entertaining area to make the most of your home in summer and winter. But when it comes to the style – do you choose gable or a skillion roof?

There’s nothing nicer than a covered outdoor entertaining area to make the most of your home in summer and winter. But when it comes to the style – do you choose gable or a skillion roof?

October 5, 2021
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Gardening
A pretty cottage garden that doesn't guzzle waterNative flowers in a native cottage garden

A pretty cottage garden that doesn't guzzle water

A pretty cottage garden that doesn't guzzle water

A pretty cottage garden that doesn't guzzle water

Our hot summers can really take their toll on traditional cottage plants from the northern hemisphere, yet there are plenty of Australian native plants you can use instead. They will achieve the same cottage garden effect and won’t guzzle as much water.

Our hot summers can really take their toll on traditional cottage plants from the northern hemisphere, yet there are plenty of Australian native plants you can use instead. They will achieve the same cottage garden effect and won’t guzzle as much water.

Our hot summers can really take their toll on traditional cottage plants from the northern hemisphere, yet there are plenty of Australian native plants you can use instead. They will achieve the same cottage garden effect and won’t guzzle as much water.

Our hot summers can really take their toll on traditional cottage plants from the northern hemisphere, yet there are plenty of Australian native plants you can use instead. They will achieve the same cottage garden effect and won’t guzzle as much water.

Our hot summers can really take their toll on traditional cottage plants from the northern hemisphere, yet there are plenty of Australian native plants you can use instead. They will achieve the same cottage garden effect and won’t guzzle as much water.

October 5, 2021
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Health and Fitness
6 quick ways to start your day full of energy  Senior woman waking and stretching

6 quick ways to start your day full of energy

6 quick ways to start your day full of energy

6 quick ways to start your day full of energy

Some people leap out of bed ready to start their day, others not so much! Here are 6 simple ways to start your day with a bit more energy (and no, this doesn’t include having 6 cups of coffee!)

Some people leap out of bed ready to start their day, others not so much! Here are 6 simple ways to start your day with a bit more energy (and no, this doesn’t include having 6 cups of coffee!)

Some people leap out of bed ready to start their day, others not so much! Here are 6 simple ways to start your day with a bit more energy (and no, this doesn’t include having 6 cups of coffee!)

Some people leap out of bed ready to start their day, others not so much! Here are 6 simple ways to start your day with a bit more energy (and no, this doesn’t include having 6 cups of coffee!)

Some people leap out of bed ready to start their day, others not so much! Here are 6 simple ways to start your day with a bit more energy (and no, this doesn’t include having 6 cups of coffee!)

October 5, 2021
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Handy Home Hints
Spring cleaning shortcuts Range of cleaning supplies in a caddy

Spring cleaning shortcuts

Spring cleaning shortcuts

Spring cleaning shortcuts

Although research says that spring cleaning is good for you, it doesn’t make it any more enjoyable for most people! So, here are some easy shortcuts to get great results with much less effort.

Although research says that spring cleaning is good for you, it doesn’t make it any more enjoyable for most people! So, here are some easy shortcuts to get great results with much less effort.

Although research says that spring cleaning is good for you, it doesn’t make it any more enjoyable for most people! So, here are some easy shortcuts to get great results with much less effort.

Although research says that spring cleaning is good for you, it doesn’t make it any more enjoyable for most people! So, here are some easy shortcuts to get great results with much less effort.

Although research says that spring cleaning is good for you, it doesn’t make it any more enjoyable for most people! So, here are some easy shortcuts to get great results with much less effort.

October 5, 2021
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Money Saving Hacks
Lower your aircon bill this summer close up of an air conditioner

Lower your aircon bill this summer

Lower your aircon bill this summer

Lower your aircon bill this summer

Summer is just around the corner and can be accompanied by a higher power bill from running an air conditioner. Summer without air conditioning can be uncomfortable, but there are some things you can do to make it run more efficiently and save money.

Summer is just around the corner and can be accompanied by a higher power bill from running an air conditioner. Summer without air conditioning can be uncomfortable, but there are some things you can do to make it run more efficiently and save money.

Summer is just around the corner and can be accompanied by a higher power bill from running an air conditioner. Summer without air conditioning can be uncomfortable, but there are some things you can do to make it run more efficiently and save money.

Summer is just around the corner and can be accompanied by a higher power bill from running an air conditioner. Summer without air conditioning can be uncomfortable, but there are some things you can do to make it run more efficiently and save money.

Summer is just around the corner and can be accompanied by a higher power bill from running an air conditioner. Summer without air conditioning can be uncomfortable, but there are some things you can do to make it run more efficiently and save money.

October 5, 2021
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Tips
Porcelain tiles -  the perfect floor tile choiceKitchen with porcelain floor tiles

Porcelain tiles - the perfect floor tile choice

Porcelain tiles - the perfect floor tile choice

Porcelain tiles - the perfect floor tile choice

Here are 4 benefits of choosing porcelain tiles for your home.

Here are 4 benefits of choosing porcelain tiles for your home.

Here are 4 benefits of choosing porcelain tiles for your home.

Here are 4 benefits of choosing porcelain tiles for your home.

Here are 4 benefits of choosing porcelain tiles for your home.

October 5, 2021
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Tips
Regular servicing is not just for carsMan fixing air-conditioner

Regular servicing is not just for cars

Regular servicing is not just for cars

Regular servicing is not just for cars

Air conditioners, like any other mechanical equipment, require regular maintenance and proper care. So, you should treat your air conditioner like your car, and have it serviced on a regular basis.

Air conditioners, like any other mechanical equipment, require regular maintenance and proper care. So, you should treat your air conditioner like your car, and have it serviced on a regular basis.

Air conditioners, like any other mechanical equipment, require regular maintenance and proper care. So, you should treat your air conditioner like your car, and have it serviced on a regular basis.

Air conditioners, like any other mechanical equipment, require regular maintenance and proper care. So, you should treat your air conditioner like your car, and have it serviced on a regular basis.

Air conditioners, like any other mechanical equipment, require regular maintenance and proper care. So, you should treat your air conditioner like your car, and have it serviced on a regular basis.

September 30, 2021
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Tips
Do I mow my lawn longer or shorter in hot weather?Red lawnmower on grass

Do I mow my lawn longer or shorter in hot weather?

Do I mow my lawn longer or shorter in hot weather?

Do I mow my lawn longer or shorter in hot weather?

We can all struggle a bit when it gets too hot, and this includes your lawn. But there are ways to make sure your lawn will make it through the summer heat.

We can all struggle a bit when it gets too hot, and this includes your lawn. But there are ways to make sure your lawn will make it through the summer heat.

We can all struggle a bit when it gets too hot, and this includes your lawn. But there are ways to make sure your lawn will make it through the summer heat.

We can all struggle a bit when it gets too hot, and this includes your lawn. But there are ways to make sure your lawn will make it through the summer heat.

We can all struggle a bit when it gets too hot, and this includes your lawn. But there are ways to make sure your lawn will make it through the summer heat.

September 30, 2021
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Reduce Reuse Recycle
4 easy steps to save water in the gardenWatering colourful flowers with a watering can

4 easy steps to save water in the garden

4 easy steps to save water in the garden

4 easy steps to save water in the garden

One of the biggest offenders when it comes to wasting water is the garden. By making sure you are watering as efficiently as possible, you will reduce water waste and save money on your water bill.

One of the biggest offenders when it comes to wasting water is the garden. By making sure you are watering as efficiently as possible, you will reduce water waste and save money on your water bill.

One of the biggest offenders when it comes to wasting water is the garden. By making sure you are watering as efficiently as possible, you will reduce water waste and save money on your water bill.

One of the biggest offenders when it comes to wasting water is the garden. By making sure you are watering as efficiently as possible, you will reduce water waste and save money on your water bill.

One of the biggest offenders when it comes to wasting water is the garden. By making sure you are watering as efficiently as possible, you will reduce water waste and save money on your water bill.

September 30, 2021
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Tips
8 tell-tale signs your battery's running out of juiceCar battery being replaced

8 tell-tale signs your battery's running out of juice

8 tell-tale signs your battery's running out of juice

8 tell-tale signs your battery's running out of juice

Is your car battery about to die? A car battery generally lasts from 3-5 years. However, driving habits and frequent short trips can shorten its life.

Is your car battery about to die? A car battery generally lasts from 3-5 years. However, driving habits and frequent short trips can shorten its life.

Is your car battery about to die? A car battery generally lasts from 3-5 years. However, driving habits and frequent short trips can shorten its life.

Is your car battery about to die? A car battery generally lasts from 3-5 years. However, driving habits and frequent short trips can shorten its life.

Is your car battery about to die? A car battery generally lasts from 3-5 years. However, driving habits and frequent short trips can shorten its life.

September 30, 2021
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Use a local business & you could win $2000

Choose local to win $2000 PLUS $150 monthly giveaway

Support local business for a chance to win $2000 plus monthly draw for $150. Just use a Little Aussie business and register your details for a chance to win.

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Win a Dyson V15 - Little Aussie Communities Competition WA

Win a Dyson V15 valued at $1399

Enter your details for a chance to win a Dyson V15 vacuum cleaner valued at $1399

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