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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 electors say no confidence in council

MOTIONS about environmental offsets and checking development applications for any need to refer them to the federal Department of Environment especially if they were likely to affect threatened fauna and flora were put forward at the City of Swan annual ...

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New climate change policy

A NEW state-focused climate change policy will be drawn-up by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation’s climate change unit in 2019. Environment Minister Stephen Dawson said the policy would build on current renewable energy initiatives, such as renewable hydrogen ...

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Swan’s first successful livestream

COUNCILLORS were debating a motion about fast tracking the City of Swan’s financial commitment to a planned leisure centre in Ellenbrook when Echo News went online to check out the council’s new livestreaming service on Wednesday evening. After an audio ...

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New primary school for Brabham

NCONSTRUCTION of a new primary school in Brabham is due to start next year with the school expected to open in 2021. It is one of three schools planned or being built in the fast growing City of Swan. Next ...

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Mozart concerts in Kalamunda

The WA Mozarteum brings to life the musical world of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the best loved of all composers in the Summer Mozart Festival.  Four varied concerts, three of which will be held in Kalamunda, will explore the ...

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Binar Sports helps kids after school

BINAR Sports, which started as a charity to offer indigenous children the opportunity to play basketball is now widening its scope to include an after-school homework space. The idea is that children get to play basketball on a specially made ...

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Tablets for Midland job seekers

JOB seekers attending course put on by a Midland employment service have been given their own brand-new Tablet. This year the theme for International Day of People with Disabilities was empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality. Status ...

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Roleystone remain undefeated

ROLEYSTONE Karragullen will travel to Ellenbrook and will look to retain their undefeated start to the Swan Helena District Cricket Association season going into the Christmas break.  Ellenbrook had a good win last week and will hope to take that ...

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Women’s cricket back at Lilac Hill

THE Perth Scorchers will host the Rebel Women’s Big Bash League for a third consecutive year at Lilac Hill Park. The weekend series, coordinated by the City of Swan and West Australian Cricket Association (WACA), will start at 10am on ...

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