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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.

Swan Chamber of Commerce AGM

THE Swan Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual general meeting on Tuesday, October 31. General manager Kelly Marshall said last year’s president Gerry Hanssen was running for position again. She said the chamber of commerce had received a good ...

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Hill’s home has power saving measures

ON a 14,072sqm block in a cul-de-sac this well-presented home in Gooseberry Hill has a big main bedroom, which could double as an artist’s studio. The three-bedroom, two-bathroom home made from rammed earth has an atrium-style entrance and high ceilings ...

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Comment sought on waste strategy

EASTERN suburbs residents can comment on the state government’s plan for a new waste strategy to improve WA’s waste and recycling performance. The Waste Authority has prepared a paper with key objectives proposed to improve WA’s waste and recycling performance ...

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REIWA info service

TENANTS, landlords and homebuyers have made more 14,550 calls to the REIWA Information Service this year seeking clarification and assistance on a wide range of real estate matters. REIWA chief executive officer Neville Pozzi said the volume of calls placed ...

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Stable fly symposium

STABLE flies have been a problem in the Swan Valley and other semi-rural areas near the Perth metropolitan area this year, due to record summer rainfall. On Thursday, November 2 the Stable Fly Action Group will hold a stable fly ...

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Is rail promise a grab for votes?

THE McGowan Government is calling on the Turnbull Government to match Bill Shorten’s commitment to help fund the Ellenbrook rail line while the state Opposition continues to argue against the project. On a visit to Perth this week federal Opposition ...

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PFAS at South Guildford sites

THERE are two sites in South Guildford contaminated with toxic chemicals once used in firefighting foams, according to the Department of Water and Environment Regulation. A department spokeswoman said the two sites along the airport northern main drain – Lot ...

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Online hiring platform launches

WHILE looking for work Troy Donoghue of Aveley stumbled across a government scheme, which has allowed him to get the skills and support necessary to start his own business. Called HIDLE his business is a platform where people can list ...

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