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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.

Funding for Brigadoon wetlands

IT may be the top spot in Western Australia for horse sports, but the State Equestrian Centre in Brigadoon is also an area of environmental and cultural significance. Located in the City of Swan, the Waugal Lagoon wetlands at the ...

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Dirt jumper bikes stolen

TWO dirt jumper bikes were stolen from a property in Jane Brook on Sunday, January 7 between 2.30pm and 3.30pm. One of the bikes is a customised bike with a distinctive fluorescent green frame, gold handle bars and white forks ...

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Ellenbrook settlement agent fined

AN Ellenbrook settlement agent has been fined $14,000 by the State Administrative Tribunal for their role in relation to two failed Pilbara strata property deals involving what is termed mezzanine financing. Consumer Protection commissioner David Hillyard said KDD Conveyancing Services ...

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New roundabout for Park St

A SECTION of Park St and Fairmount Blvd in Brabham and Starflower Pl in Henley Brook will be temporarily closed to vehicles from Wednesday, January 31 for 11 weeks. The temporary closure is to allow for the construction of a ...

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More nbn-powered plans available

ANOTHER 200 homes and businesses in Toodyay can now order an nbn-powered plan from a phone or internet provider. They join more than 1700 homes and businesses in parts of Toodyay, Dumbarton, Coondle and Julimar that are already able to ...

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Lifestyle home in Parkerville

IN Parkerville this four-bedroom, two-bathroom home has an elevated entertainment deck with both a spa and an outdoor kitchen. There is access from the entertaining area to the kitchen with new stainless steel appliances including a wall-mounted electric oven and ...

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Fish and crabs tested for PFAS

THE state government has released more information after Echo News raised concerns state and federal departments are ignoring how toxic chemicals once used in firefighting foams ended up in dolphins and other animals in the Swan River. A statement released by Environment ...

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Trapping allows testing for bacteria

HOME gardeners are reminded to check and control for the insect pest, tomato potato psyllid following a widespread trapping program in the eastern suburbs. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has commended residents who volunteered to place sticky ...

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Ellenbrook students help restore bicycles

ELLENBROOK Secondary College students have worked hard to restore and donate seven bicycles to the Balga Detached Youth Work program. The bikes were originally donated to the college in various conditions by staff, families and the Ellenbrook community before students ...

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