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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.

Hybrid duck dilemma

DOMESTIC and hybrid ducks at Wood lake are loved by some and detested by others. In November last year some residents including Bill Higgins and Ewan Trott said they were angry and upset after the City of Swan hired a ...

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Swan rejects West Swan tavern plan

A controversial proposal for a tavern in West Swan, which will ultimately be decided by a joint development assessment panel, was not approved by the City of Swan this week. Councillors did not follow the officer’s recommendation, which was to ...

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Landgate sale looms as advisor appointed

THE McGowan Government has appointed a commercial advisor as it seeks to realise value from the privatising of Landgate and its assets. Lands Minister Rita Saffioti said the appointment of Investec followed a request for quotation process initiated after the ...

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Training for Aboriginal youth

ROYAL Life Saving WA is this month offering an extended bronze medallion course for Aboriginal participants from the KOYA Aboriginal Corporation. The course is being held at the Swan Park Leisure Centre with the aim of assisting the young people ...

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Corellas a nuisance in Midland

IN the past year a permit has been issued to cull up to 1400 corellas in the Midland and Swan Valley areas. A Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) spokeswoman said the permit was for up to 1000 little ...

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Mahogany Creek home has views and fauna

GRASS trees, mature fruit trees, underground power, fauna and views to the north across the valley of Strettle Rd reserve are just some of the attractions of this double storey four-bedroom, four-bathroom home in Mahogany Creek. The rendered American-style home ...

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Swan sites monitored for water quality

THE City of Swan has three Gnangara mound sites, which are being monitored in response to groundwater use, declining groundwater levels and climate change. A spokesman for Water Minister Dave Kelly said the sites – one in Melaleuca Park and ...

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Aveley college taps shut off

SOME water taps at Aveley Secondary College remain shut off and isolated until new test results to determine lead levels are received, according to the Department of Education. Late on Wednesday, February 7 a spokeswoman said the department was still ...

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