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Newspaper of the Year : 2011 Newspaper of the Year
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The management would like to congratulate every one involved in this process for working towards and achieving the highest possible standards. Winners in Technical Excellence - PANPA The West Australian – Newspapers – Double Width - <90k Habitat – Preprints - <90k National Print Awards Gold award for edition of the West Australian 22nd July WA PICA Awards Gold award for Western Suburbs Weekly 22nd Feb 2011 And so it continues... habitat February4,2011 Fresh ideas to rejuvenate your home and garden HBF RUN FOR A REASON Mind&Body LIFTOUT All the 14km finish times SPECIAL 8-PAGE EDITION BIG BLOW SANDILANDS OUTFOR FOUR WEEKS Sport BACK PAGE Established 1833 thewest.com.au $1.30 Tuesday,May24,2011 † G ascoyn e , Sha r kBay$1 . 35 ; P il ba r a , K i mbe rl ey $2 . 15 . GST I NC . METRO PERTH8-21 Clo udy . Tomo rr ow : C loudy , 10-20 . Yes ter day : 5 . 4 -21 . 2 HOMEDELIVERY Call1800811855toget The Wes t home delivered . Details,P37 Be rewardedlike never before Join at thewest.com.au/westrewards WestRewards Errant motorists have beenhit withanextra 12 , 000speeding and red - lightfines each monthsince WA Police introducednewdetec - tiondeviceslastyear . Official figures reveal 342 , 061 speedand red - lightinfringement noticeswereissuedinthefirstnine monthsofthe2010 - 11financialyear atarateofabout38 , 000amonth . About315 , 000fines werehanded outlastfinancialyearatarateof about26 , 000amonth . Atthecurrentrate , about456 , 000 speedand red - lightfines willbe issued this financial year . The increase coincidedwitha major upgrade and expansion of the policeenforcementregime , which includedtheintroductionofdual - lensdigitalspeedcameras . Policealsousedmorehand - he ld radars , speed cameras hidden in parked vans and integrated speed and red - light cameras at intersections . Acting AssistantCommissioner MichelleFyfesaidtheriseinfines demonstratedthe willingness of WAmotoriststotakerisks . “Weareallawareofthedangers ofspeedingandrunninga redlight , in particular , is an extremely dangerousoffencewhichisbasical - lyarecipefordisaster , ”shesaid . “The new technology has improvedourabilitytotargetthose dangerousdrivers . ” PoliceMinisterRobJohnsonsaid he was disappointed at the increasednumberoffines . “People needtotakeresponsibil - ityfortheirownactions , ”hesaid . “Itwasanticipatedthatinfringe - ments would initially increase aftercamera numbersdoubled . “However , overseas evidence indicates that infringements decreaseafterafewyearsoncemo - torists adjusttheirdrivingbeha - viourandslowdown . “The onlypositiveisthatarec - ordamount of funding willgo towardsthe RoadTrauma Trust Fu nd , particularly now the Governmenthasensuredthat100 per centof future income from speedandred - lightcamera fines willfundroadsafetyprojects . ” Shadowpolice ministerMarga - retQuirksaidthehighnumberof motoristswhoignoredroadsafety messageswasamajorconcern . “Clearly , peopleare notgetting themessage aboutspeeding and drivingsafelyandthere ’ sobvious - lystillalotofworkthatneedstobe done to changedriverattitudes , ” shesaid . WA RoadSafetyCouncilchair - man D ’ Arcy Holman said the increaseinfines was “goodnews forsavinglivesandshowsthatthe policearedoingexactlythejobthat weexpectthemtodo” . RACspokesmanMattBrownsaid theupgradedenforcementregime meantdrivers whodroverecklessly were morelikelytobecaught . “Youwouldhopethatslowlybut surelythesepeoplegetting caught will change their behaviour and thosefines willdrop , ”hesaid . High-tech traffic traps nab thousands a week RONAN O ’ CONN EL L Mourned:Familyand friendsof Andy Marshall,who was killedwhenallegedly thrownthrough a windowata Cottesloe hotel,gatheredto rememberthedrummer athisfuneralin Tauranga,NewZealand, yesterday. Report,P4 Tributes flow as musi cia n is laidto rest P i ctu re : NewZea l andHera l d IN YOUR HUGE FRIDAY SPORTS EDITION GREEN I DIDN’T WANT THEM TO STOP THE FIGHT BACKPAGE WESTERN DERBY BAAATTLE OOF THE NENENENENEEEW BR E EEW BR EEED EED PRE GAMELIFTOUT EVANS NG N IS HE STRON SHESTR S N TOO ENOUGH T ENOUGH INN FINALLY WI FFFFINALLY WI FINALLY WI R? THE TOUR THE TOU P63 COUSINS IHADTO TALK JUDD INTO BEING CAPTAIN P5 Established 1833 thewest.com.au $1.30 Friday,July22,2011 G ascoyne , Sha r kBay$1 . 35 ; P il ba r a , K i mbe rl ey $2 . 15 . GST I NC . ST ATE PERTH7-19 Few sh ower s . Tomorrow : A showerortwo . Y est : 8 . 3-19 . 8 HINCHSILENCED Courtgagsoutspokenbroadcaster forf i vemonths . P17 Details,P47 Atlantis return signals end of shuttle era Page 3 Aprimaryschoolteacherlet16stu - dents share the same needle to pricktheirfingerstoobtainblood samples in a breach of basic hygienepractices . AssoonastheWAHealthDepart - mentwas notifiedoftheincidentat a SouthWestprimaryschool , it sentletterstoparentsaskingthem to organise urgent testing for blood - bornediseases . Parentsofstudentsinthe com - binedYear5 , 6and7classsaidsome childrensawtheteacher , adiabetic , pricking his fingerto check his blood glucose levels after they returnedfrom anexcursion two weeksago . Whentheyaskedwhathewas doing , the teacherexplainedand thengaveallstudentsthechoiceto pricktheirfingersusingthesame needlehehadusedonhimself . The letter to parents , fromthe SouthMetropolitanPublicHealth U nit , saidstudentswereatriskof exposure to blood - borne viruses hepatitisBandCandHIV . Itadvisedparents to taketheir childtoadoctorbythenextdayfor a bloodtest . Education Department deputy director - general DavidAxworthy confirmedateacher hadallowed studentstochecktheirblood - sugar levelsusinghisfinger - pri ck ing de - vice withoutchangingtheneedle . “Iammostdisappointedthatthe teachertookthisaction , ”hesaid . “Weexpectallstafftobefamiliar withtheDepartment ’ sHIV/AIDS andhepatitispolicywhichdetails standardprecautionsfordealing withbloodorbodyfluids . “Before the teacher returns to theclassroomatthe startofthe term , hewillbecounselledabout the inappropriateness of his actions . ” Parents hadbeennotifiedthat thedepartment ’ sstandardsandin - tegrityunitwasinvestigating the teacher ’ sactions . Police andtheCorruption and CrimeCommissionhadalsobeen notified . “Whileitappearstheteacherdid this without thinking , clearlyit shouldneverhavehappened , ”Mr Axworthysaid . “ItisagreatreliefthattheHealth Departmenthasadvisedthereare nofurtherhealthconcerns . ” Aparentwhodidnotwanttobe namedsaidshewasangeredbythe incident . She saidthe teacher shouldbe reprimandedanddismissed . “He basicallyputtheirlives at risk , ”she said . “Idon ’ twanthim aroundmychild . ” But other parents said even though the teacher had made a “stupidmistake”andshouldhave knownbetter , theydidnotwantany furtheractiontaken . Anotherparentsaidshewastold allthestudentshadbeencleared buttheymaywishtoconsiderfol - low - uptests in three months to checkforHIV . Diabetes WA educator Sandy Havlinsaiddiabeticsweretoldthey shouldneverusetheirneedleson otherpeople . “The standardpractice ... isthat thereis nosharing , ”shesaid . Teacher let pupils draw blood with same needle BETHANYHIATT EDUCATIONEDITOR OCTOBER4 - OCTOBER 10,2011 suburbsweekly bb kl suburbs weekly bb kl Wes t Aus tr a li an P r em i umEggp l an t * L oca ll y G r own F r esh LebaneseCucumbe r Wes t Aus tr a li an J u i cyP i nkG r ape fr u it * *Deno t esp r e - packed it em . *Spec i a l s ava il ab l e fr omTuesday4 t hOc t obe r. 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