Top three reads in this week’s Harvey-Waroona Reporter

Harvey-Waroona Reporter
Youth Space coordinator Janine Quicke
Camera IconYouth Space coordinator Janine Quicke

In this week’s Harvey-Waroona Reporter, a vital community youth space for more than 100 young people could soon be ripped away from those who need it most, hundreds of customers, contractors and locals were contacted by a hacker posing as a Harvey Water employee and Waroona has become the first place in the State to offer West Australians the chance to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at a community pharmacy.

Future looks grim for youth space safe haven -

Harvey Youth Space
Camera IconHarvey Youth Space Credit: Picture: Kasper Johansen

Harvey youth space and safe haven for more 100 young people could risk closing after being “let down” by Shire, with the group’s co-ordinator forced to pay $460 a week.

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Owned and operated by the Harvey Local Drug Action Group, the youth space has been providing a supportive environment to socialise and keep young people off the streets, and hosts an average of 10 to 15 young people daily with a further 100 registered participants.

Vigilance urged after email scam -

A copy of the scam email.
Camera IconA copy of the scam email.

WA’s consumer affairs agency is warning South West residents to be vigilant after the region’s peak irrigation co-operative was targeted by an email scam.

Harvey Water CEO Bruce Hathway said data systems had not been breached and staff quickly secured the affected email accounts.

Pharmacy all set to give the jab -

Immunising Pharmacist Ahmed Ibrahim and Pharmacist owner Judith Mather
Camera IconImmunising Pharmacist Ahmed Ibrahim and Pharmacist owner Judith Mather Credit: Kasper Johansen/Kasper Johansen

Waroona residents can now roll up their sleeves after their only chemist was among the first regional pharmacies to offer COVID- 19 jabs.

TerryWhite Chemmart began distributing the AstraZeneca vaccine yesterday, but does not yet have access to the Pfizer jab.

Owner and immunising pharmacist Judith Mather said she had already seen huge interest from locals, even from younger residents who were eligible for Pfizer.

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