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It can be daunting moving to a new street or neighbourhood – so why not make a new neighbour’s life a little easier and try some of these helpful tips to make them feel welcome.

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It’s citrus season and most people won’t use everything they grow, even from just one tree. So, why not take any excess you have and share it with your community.

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A blood donation is needed every 24 seconds in Australia, but unfortunately, donor numbers are on a decline, while hospital demand is increasing. Here’s how you can roll up your sleeves and help.

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If you have some spare time on your hands, why not volunteer at your local school to help those children who may be struggling with their reading. You can make a real difference. Here’s why.

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On a Saturday and a Sunday all over Perth, you’ll find local farmer's markets. They are an ideal opportunity to catch up with friends and neighbours, while meeting some of the people who actually produce your food.

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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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