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WA Police to dismantle Fremantle's 'tent city' as tensions over the homeless camp heat up
Community Services Minister Simone McGurk told 6PR's Gareth Parker the move had received the green light from the City of Fremantle and aimed to flush out organisers who had been “manipulating” vulnerable people to make a political point.

Daniel Andrews opposes Australia Day honour for tennis legend Margaret Court because of her LGBT views
Key points: The tennis legend was the first Australian woman to win Wimbledon; Ms Court, 78, is now a reverend and has been outspoken on social issues...

Western Harbour Tunnel gets go ahead but locals say NSW Government brushed off their concerns
Residents of Sydney's lower north shore say they are "devastated and disgusted" the green light has been given to the Western Harbour Tunnel, which will be the city's third harbour crossing. Key points: The NSW Government hopes to begin construction in...

Barbeque safety warning for Australia Day as burns reach five year high
Alfred Health Victorian adult burns unit director Associate Professor Heather Cleland said burns stemming from recreational activities like barbeques were of particular concern. "Young men between 20 - 29 were overrepresented last year,...

Kerbside Clean-up

Local suburbs and the date the materials need to be left out by are as follows:-
Wynnum 9 November 2015
Lota 9 November 2015

Wynnum West 16 November 2015
Manly 16 November 2015
Manly West 16 November 2015

When putting out items for collection remember:
- to keep the piles tidy on the kerb so the footpath or roadway is kept clear
- Council will not collect piles larger than two cubic metres (equal to a small box trailer load), doors must be removed from refrigerators and cupboards, do not leave sharp or dangerous objects, items must be able to be easily and safely lifted by two people and items must be secured if severe weather is expected.