Freshwater Bay students commemorating servicemen.

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Freshwater Bay students honour fallen soldiers

Freshwater Bay Primary School students commemorated fallen servicemen at Karrakatta Cemetery this week as part of the Karrakatta Cross Initiative, launched by Claremont RSL President David Thomas and Nedlands RSL President Gavin Wilkinson.  The alliance with Claremont and Nedlands RSL sub-branches has assisted the Year Six HASS students to learn more about those who have […]

Posted by on Thu, 31 Aug 2023 in Community, News

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Midland Cemetery Rocks New Statement

The Metropolitan Cemeteries Board is pleased to reveal the new entry statement at Midland Cemetery marking 120 years of service to the Perth community with burial, cremation and entombment services.  The new entrance is designed to reflect the natural bushland environment, showcasing the retained jarrah and paperbark trees. Award winning Ecoscape Environmental Consultants and Landscape […]

Posted by on Thu, 08 Jun 2023 in Community, News

black cockatoos can be found in the trees at Karrakatta Cemetery for most of the year.

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Sighting the Black Cockatoo

The graceful black cockatoo is known as Ngaoara in Noongar language.  The black cockatoo in Aboriginal culture is believed to be the guides and guardians of the spirits of loved ones on their journey to rest amongst the Ancestors. The endangered Carnaby’s (Ngolyenok) and Baudin’s (Ngolak) black cockatoo are very similar in appearance, both sighted […]

Posted by on Fri, 02 Jun 2023 in Community

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MCB’s Biggest Morning Tea

Cancer is a leading cause of death in Australia – almost 50,000 deaths in 2019 resulted from cancer.  One in two Australians will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. The MCB’s Biggest Morning Tea contributed over $270 toward lifesaving initiatives. The money we raised is equivalent to providing 170 kids with a […]

Posted by on Fri, 26 May 2023 in Event

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