Young guns fire up

The youngest deputy mayor in western suburb history says her new Gen Z colleagues have plenty of surprises ahead of them. Georgie Carey, 25, was elected to the number two job in Mosman Park unopposed on Tuesday night after voters gave her a second term as a councillor. “I was 21 when I first got elected,” she said this week. “It was intimidating. “I’d never been to a council meeting before, which was a big mistake.”

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Ten-year-old Brin Kitcher has come up with an ingenious device to recycle lost golf balls. His colorful ball-dispenser has an inbuilt money-collection slot so that Brin makes a profit on the way through. “I’ve already made $89,” he said this week. Brin, a Scotch College student, lives near Cottesloe’s Sea View Golf Club, where many an errant golf shot is played.

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