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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.

Shooter: WA hunting systems already exist

By Anita McInnes WHILE an Upper House committee inquiry into the benefits or otherwise of adopting a regulated, licensed recreational hunting system in Western Australia is underway there is evidence unlicensed systems already exist. Professional shooter Steve Pass said individuals ...

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Premier puts reform “on hold”

By Anita McInnes JUST days after waving a white flag to local governments involved in the State Government’s amalgamation reform process the Premier Colin Barnett says the process is delayed not abandoned. On Tuesday, February 17 Mr Barnett said the ...

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CEO: New position a focus on growth

By Anita McInnes DESPITE holding a special council meeting at 8.30am on Saturday, February 14 to discuss the appointment of a stakeholder relations executive manager the City of Swan says the position was not created to help the city undertake ...

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Call for WA live-baiting evidence

GREYHOUND stewards say they believe good practice is being followed in WA but have called for anyone with information to the contrary to come forward. After the ABC Four Corners program showed vision of live piglets, rabbits and even a ...

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Ballajura police station delay

WEST Swan MLA Rita Saffioti says the opening of new Ballajura Police Station has been delayed. Ms Saffioti said on the first day of Parliament for 2015 she received an update on the progress of the planned station from Police ...

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New residents welcomed in city

MORE than 70 City of Swan residents became Australian citizens on Australia Day. City Mayor Charlie Zannino said the city held citizenship ceremonies throughout the year but the Australia Day ceremony was the most sought after. “There’s a special significance ...

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BirdLife Australia cocky count workshop

EVERY April the Great Cocky Count records as many sightings of white-tailed and red-tailed black cockatoos as possible across Western Australia on a single night. Participants in the survey count all cockatoos flying into their night-time roosting trees at a ...

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Baseballer dreams of USA

MASON Talbot of Jane Brook hopes to go to the USA to play college baseball when he finishes school. Talbot who played in the U16 National Championships in Sydney where WA came away with the silver medal has represented the ...

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Riders ready for Kalamunda 100

CYCLISTS can now register for the Kalamunda 100 to be held on Sunday, March 8. The event will take place at the Pickering Brook Sports Club with more than 500 riders expected to tackle the challenging Kalamunda hill circuit. The ...

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