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

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Donnell Wallam
Camera IconDonnell Wallam Credit: Daniel Wilkins/The West Australian, Daniel Wilkins

In this week’s Harvey-Waroona Reporter, Shire of Harvey councillors unanimously endorsed the 2021-22 Budget at an ordinary meeting last month, which saw a 3.75 per cent rate hike for the next financial year, the Waroona pharmacy that became the first in the State to begin offering the COVID-19 vaccine has been administering more than 40 jabs per week since it launched and Harvey netball product Donnell Wallam has decided not to take the option of a second year at the Leeds Rhinos to move back to Australia and be closer to family.

Harvey rate hike -

Property owners in the Shire of Harvey have been hit with a 3.75 per cent rate hike for the next financial year.

It comes one year after every local government in the State decided to freeze all rates, fees and charges as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc.

This year’s surge means a residential property owner with a standard home in Harvey should expect about a $41 increase to their rate payments.

Chemist vax jabs prove hit -

Pharmacist Proprietor Judith Mather with the AstraZeneca vaccine
Camera IconPharmacist Proprietor Judith Mather with the AstraZeneca vaccine

The Waroona pharmacy that became the first in the State to begin offering the COVID-19 vaccine has been administering more than 40 jabs per week since it launched.

Terry White Chemmart rolled out its delivery of the AstraZeneca jab on July 12, becoming the first community pharmacy in WA to do so.

Owner Judith Mather said eligible recipients from as far as Harvey, Mandurah and Collie had travelled to the facility for the vaccination.

Coming home -

Picture: Daniel Wilkins
Camera IconPicture: Daniel Wilkins Credit: Daniel Wilkins/The West Australian

Harvey netball product Donnell Wallam has decided not to take the option of a second year at the Leeds Rhinos to move back to Australia and be closer to family.

The UK side confirmed the South West star, pictured, would not return after playing 11 games for the club.

The 191cm talent signed a two-year contract with Leeds in October 2020 ahead of their inaugural season in the Vitality Netball Superleague.

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