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Welcome to the New Committee

Our AGM on 10th September was well attended. Members enjoyed complimentary nibbles and a welcome drink upon arrival at the Mandurah Offshore Fishing & Sailing Club.

We elected a new committee: Jim Booker, Steve Zielinski, Peter McGuire, Amy Johnson, Lyn Bayens, Bob Ballantine, Andy White.

All but one of these members are new to the committee which is very exciting. We hope they have lots of great ideas between them.
If you would like to send them YOUR ideas, now is the perfect time to do so. Please contact us.

Our guest speaker at the AGM was Mandurah Mayor Rhys Williams who talked about Transform Mandurah and answered members’ questions.

Here is a copy of the Annual Report. Members are also entitled to a printed copy of the Financial Report – available upon request.

Have you obtained your free book yet?

Do you have your Port Mandurah history book yet? If not, the next collection dates are: 

Saturday 24th October  10.30 – 11.30 am
Monday 26th October  10.30 – 11.30 am
Saturday 31st October  10.30 – 11.30 am
Monday 2nd November  10.30 – 11.30 am
Saturday 7th November  10.30 – 11.30 am

Every Port Mandurah household may have one book for free! Extra copies are $20 each. Phone or text 0423 104807 for pick-up details.

Please bring proof of residence, and pass this information on to your friends and neighbours as we don’t have everyone’s email addresses.

Save the date for the Xmas Function
The PMRA Xmas Function will be held on Sun 13 December at MOFSC at lunchtime.
Calling for Expressions of Interest:
Rotary Wishing Well
Linda Thorpe and Martin Robinson have sold their house in Starfire Close and so the Wishing Well needs a new home.
If you live on the Christmas Lights route and are interested in hosting the Wishing Well, or finding out more, please email 

First Aid Demonstration for PMRA Residents 


Are you confident about your knowledge of first aid?
St John’s will be presenting this long-awaited two-hour First Aid Lecture on Friday 6th November at 1.30pm at Halls Head Parade Community & Sports Facility (old yacht club)
at 1 Halls Head Parade.

Subsidised cost for Port Mandurah residents is only $15

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.
The session is designed as a demonstration for mature groups who would like an introduction or basic refresher on first aid knowledge and skills:

Watch a CPR demonstration and also learn about:
Respiratory system, including asthma management;

Conditions affecting consciousness;

Heart conditions, including heart attacks;
Shock/fainting management;
Bleeding management;
Snake bites.

This course is not assessed and no accreditation is given, but it may save someone's life. There are limited places available so please book by emailing or phoning 0423 104807.

Please support our sponsors:

The City of Mandurah in partnership with WA Police present the 2020 Mandurah Local Business Breakfast Forum.
Get tips for improving the safety and security of your business through connection and networks.
Updates: From City of Manudurah and WA Police Superintendent.

Presentation: Local business experiences during COVID-19.
Also: Hot breakfast, Q&A panel, tips and door prizes.
Tickets $10. Reserve your place today.

Free Mental Health Training

Supporting Mental Health & Wellbeing in Organisations

on Friday 13th November from 8:30am to 5.00pm at Greenfields Family and Community Centre.
Find out more HERE.

Samphire Cove Nature Reserve
Click on the photos to enlarge. Courtesy of Astrid, Barry and Friends of Samphire Cove.

This "A Class" nature reserve down Leisure Way is tended to on the last Sunday of the month by the Friends of Samphire Cove. During the cooler months they were busy planting, and now thanks to a donation from Bunnings Halls Head, they have installed watering pipes.
If you would like to join in on Sunday 25th October to help weed, water or sweep the wheelchair-friendly paths, please arrive self-contained at 9am and bring your own hand sanitiser, gloves, mozzie repellent, drinking water, broom or your favourite weeding tool.

They stop at 10.30am for BYO morning tea to chat and to enjoy the flora, fauna and paver art.

Farewell Message from Linda Thorpe

We are so lucky to be living in WA having had no community transmission of COVID-19 for several months.
We should remain vigilant, however, as many carriers don't have symptoms, and also reinfections may be possible.
This is my final newsletter to you as I have moved to Dawesville, so I am taking this opportunity to wish you well, and to ask you to support your new committee, and to put your hand up to help whenever you can.

I have recently encountered a few people who think that sanitising one's hands means one can't pass on the virus by shaking hands!
This of course is incorrect, so please read this article recommended by President Jim Booker as a reminder about what we now know about coronavirus.
Keep well, stay safe, and remember to put the toilet lid down when you flush!

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