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Some mothers would love to spend more time with their loved ones on Mother’s Day, whereas others might prefer to have some time to themselves! Either way, here’s how you can give the priceless gift of time.

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Taking a first aid course run by a highly qualified medical, health or emergency services professional teaches you lifesaving skills and gives you the confidence to know when and how to act in an emergency.

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This year, RSLWA’s full service returns with the Kings Park Dawn Service; the Gunfire Breakfast at Government House; the March through the CBD; and the Commemorative Service at Perth Concert Hall.

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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).

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Most people genuinely want to do the right thing when it comes to recycling, but when items have to be taken to a specialist collection place (such as batteries) it takes a bit more effort. Here's how you can help.

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Gardening can be expensive, but there is a great way to lower the cost by sharing excess plants and cuttings with neighbours in your street.

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Be a tourist in your own city

February 18, 2021
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Most of us take our hometown for granted. But if we take the time to do a bit of exploring as tourists do, we could discover things new and exciting things right under our nose. You’ll also be helping out businesses that rely on tourism.

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Whether your child is starting a new school this year or returning to an old one, there are many ways you can get involved and make some new friends in the process!

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The usual fireworks display may have been cancelled this year, but Australia Day is a great opportunity to get together with family and friends.

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These days public libraries are like an Aladdin’s cave, filled with a treasure trove of goodies; and the best news is, most of it’s free.

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After the excesses of Christmas, we see the New Year as a fresh start and vow to do all those things we’ve been putting off (like getting fit!). Unfortunately, most of us pick unrealistic goals and have given up by the end of February.

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How to avoid festive stress!

December 10, 2020
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Whether you love Christmas, aren’t too keen, or fall somewhere in between, some moments can be quite stressful. Here are some helpful ideas to get you through the Christmas season.

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Have an op-shop Christmas

December 3, 2020
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It’s beginning to feel like Christmas and if gift shopping brings you out in a cold sweat, we’ve got a great idea for you to try.

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Here’s how you can spread some joy for those less fortunate this Christmas (and you won’t even have to get out of your car!). Foodbank is a not-for-profit, non-denominational organisation operating in every state and territory in Australia. Donated food will help feed families in need across WA this Christmas.

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Join the Garage Sale Trail

November 19, 2020
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The Garage Sale Trail is lots of garage sales happening on the same day all over Perth. It's a great time to declutter and make a bit of money as a bonus. For details of how to get involved this year visit: garagesaletrail.com.au

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Our lives would be very different if it wasn’t for our service men and women. Each year, at 11am on 11 November, Australians pause for one minute's silence in memory of all those who have died in wars, conflicts and peace operations around the world.

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COVID-safe Halloween advice

October 29, 2020
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WA Health supports individuals participating in COVID-safe Halloween celebrations.

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Research has shown driving more slowly makes streets safer for all road users and pedestrians, contributes to more connected communities, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and only has a minor impact on average journey times. Despite this, many drivers are still driving too fast in residential areas.

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Turn cupcakes into cash!

October 12, 2020
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Help your child to release their inner entrepreneur by having a cupcake stall at home. It’s a great way for them to make some pocket money or donate to charity.

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Litter can have a negative impact your sense of community and safety, not to mention making an area look messy and uncared for. Research also shows that areas where litter is a problem can lead to other antisocial behaviour such as graffiti and vandalism.

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