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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.

Drone versus dog at Muresk

MORE than 190 students from nine Western Australian secondary schools attended this year’s Muresk Institute’s Drone versus Dog trials. The Drone versus Dog trials were established in 2017 at Muresk Institute to expose secondary school students to the rapidly advancing ...

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Fight to save wildlife centre

THE fight to reinstate government funding to the Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre, which is visited by schools from the eastern suburbs, will be taken to State Parliament with a petition being circulated by the WA Gould League. Opposition Education spokeswoman ...

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Property generates jobs in Swan

THE property industry says it creates 14,207 direct jobs, generates wages of $784 million and creates $1.709m of economic activity in the City of Swan. Property Council WA executive director Lino Iacomella said the property industry was the biggest creator ...

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John O’Dowd leads WARC series

GOOSEBERRY Hill driver John O’Dowd has extended his West Australian Rally Championship lead, with a second place finish at the Boddington Safari last weekend. While 2016 WARC champion Dylan King set the pace in his comeback event, the battle was ...

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Chidlow in a strong position

WITH the Hills Football Association season almost at the half way point the Chidlow Cougars remain undefeated.  They have been tested at times but have managed to pick up the tempo and do the required things to get the wins.  ...

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Swan View family home has views

ON a 844sqm block this two-storey Swan View home is positioned to take in extensive coastal plain and city views. Built in 2008 in a cul-de-sac the home has plenty of space for an extended family. The chef’s kitchen has ...

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New PFAS inquiry

A NEW Parliamentary inquiry will examine the commonwealth government’s management of per- and polyfluoroalkyl contamination in and around defence bases, including Pearce air base. The inquiry will be conducted by the PFAS sub-committee of Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Foreign ...

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Changes will affect community kindies

CHANGES to confirmed enrolment numbers could make it difficult for community kindergartens to access operational funding and staff next year, according to East Metropolitan MLC spokeswoman Donna Faragher. Mrs Faragher, who is also Opposition Education spokeswoman said for many years ...

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Check hay for ryegrass toxicity

LIVESTOCK producers and horse owners are being reminded of the importance of testing hay for annual ryegrass toxicity. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development veterinary officer Anna Erickson said because annual ryegrass was often present in oaten and meadow ...

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