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ED! feature topic and news flash activities

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Discover the early journeys of French explorers who left their mark on WA. Could we really have become a French territory?

2018 ED! and News Flash – October 9

October 16 – TREES

Australia’s unique trees are found nowhere else in the world. Find out about why trees matter, and how the support the lives of many species.

2018 ED! and News Flash – October 16 

October 23 – JUNIOR JOURNO

We announce the winners of our Junior Journo competition, with ED!’s regular columns and double-page topic written by kids!

 2018 ED! and News Flash – October 23


As we approach Halloween, ED! looks at the Frankenstein and its place in popular culture – which has grown from a book written by a woman in the 1800s!

 2018 ED! and News Flash – October 30

November 6 – 100 YEARS

In the lead up to Remembrance Day, ED! commemorates the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice which ended World War I.

2018 ED! and News Flash – November 6


Find out who has won this year’s photographic competition showcasing photographs of WA biodiversity.

 2018 ED! and News Flash – November 13

November 20 – THIS LITTLE PIGGY…

From the smallest and cutest, to the most famous, ED! explores everything you didn’t already know about pigs!


November 27 – GET CRAFTY

Check out ED!’s ideas for Christmas crafts that can be made at home or at school.


December 4 – THE ROTTO LIFE

ED! puts a spotlight on Perth’s favourite ‘overseas’ destination.


December 11 – GET WET

Get ready for summer as ED! takes a look at ways that you can have fun – and stay safe – in, on or around the water, including kayaking, swimming and surfing.