Child in WA treated for deadly meningococcal

A CHILD is being treated for the potentially deadly meningococcal disease in a Western Australian hospital.

The WA Health Department released a statement confirming the child, the fourth person in the state to contract the disease since January, was expected to recover and close family and contacts had been given precautionary antibiotics.

Topics:  child meningococcal

Council, developer agree to fix boardwalk

FIXING IT UP: Bay residents Max Dederer and Ray Maxwell at the closed Urangan Marina boardwalk.

The boardwalk has been closed for about five years.

The team behind the Qld School Sport triathlon

TEAM BEHIND THE TRI: Countless officials and volunteers ensured the Queensland School Sport Triathlon Championships ran without a hitch.

Preparation starts almost one year out from the event.

WEATHER: Cool change coming and showers forecast

Generic rain photo from Photo Contributed

'It will feel a lot different to what it has over the last week.'

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