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Anita Mcinnes received a highly commended in the 2009 WA Media Awards suburban section for her reporting. Two of her sons were born at Swan District Hospital and for many years she was a partner in a small business, which operated in the Gingin-Muchea-Bullsbrook area. As a mature age student Anita studied journalism at Curtin University before working in Busselton, Dunsborough and Rockingham with West Regionals. She says the best part of her job is meeting eastern suburb residents and visiting the many attractions in the area.

Rate review dead for now

AFTER much opposition from ratepayers and a request from the Planning Minister the City of Swan voted on Wednesday evening to delay its rate method review until after a review of the Local Government Act 1995 is finished. Ratepayers’ concern ...

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Where did toxic chemicals come from?

STATE and federal departments are ignoring that toxic chemicals once used in firefighting foams could have escaped from Pearce air base and ended up in dolphins and other animals in the Swan River. The Perth Airport north and south main ...

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Fracking ban strengthened

GAZETTAL of the McGowan Government’s Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources (Hydraulic Fracturing) Regulations 2017 will provide a permanent ban on fracking in the South West, Perth, including the Swan Valley, and Peel regions and a statewide moratorium until 2020. Conservation ...

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Let’s support Season of Belonging

CHRISTMAS is a wonderful time of year – tinsel, lights and trees are up and cheerful messages are everywhere – it is a time when most eagerly look forward to summer holidays and spending time with family and friends, but ...

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Students run for colour & money

UPPER Swan Primary School students took part in a Colour Run on Friday, December 1. Associate principal Pamela Hahnel said the event was a collaboration between the school and the P & C. She said the Colour Run involved every ...

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Accolades for volunteers, clubs

SPORTS clubs and volunteers dominated at the 2017 Blue Ribbon Club Awards held at the Dayton Community Centre. Among those awarded was Layke Rossiello from Swan City Titans Gridiron who received the volunteer of the year award for his hard ...

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Rescue rashie has CPR info

WESTPAC water safety survey shows more than half of Australian parents with children aged two to eight would not know the life-saving CPR instructions needed if they were faced with a drowning emergency. While 92 per cent of Australian parents ...

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Hilltop home in Swan View

IN Swan View this split level contemporary home has 500sqm of living area and is suitable for a growing or extended family of those wanting plenty of room and versatility. On a 2028sqm block the five-bedroom, three-bathroom home has specially ...

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More gold for Talijancich Wines

AT the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition’s annual awards banquet in London, the Talijancich 2007 Pedro Ximenes liqueur was awarded outstanding gold, the top award, in the worldwide fortified wine category. James and Hilda Talijancich said they were extremely ...

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