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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.

Call for federal Housing Minister

BI-PARTISAN support for a Federal Housing Minister recognises the urgent need to address housing affordability challenges at a national level, says the Housing Industry Association.  Appointing a Housing Minister is one of 37 recommendations contained in the Building Up and ...

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Blood tests available for DFES fireys

BLOOD testing for PFAS is now available for Department of Fire and Emergency Services career and volunteer firefighters. This includes brigades such as Bullsbrook Volunteer Fire and Emergency Service. A Department of Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said the department ...

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New water tank caters for Ellenbrook growth

A NEW 80 million litre water tank just off Gnangara Rd will provide a more consistent water pressure for the Ellenbrook community. The Water Corporation tank, which is important new infrastructure for the growing north-east metropolitan corridor employed 235 Western ...

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Three arrested after burglaries

ELLENBROOK Police have charged three men after a series of home burglaries in Brabham, Henley Brook and Ellenbrook earlier this month. WA Police said search warrants executed at residences in Brabham and Henley Brook resulted in items stolen during the ...

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Lifestyle home in Brigadoon

Double front doors open to the tiled entry of the four-bedroom, two-bathroom home, which has both formal and informal living areas. A sunken lounge room has a bright outlook into the garden visited by birds during the day, but when ...

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Free lifestyle village event

Happy You Day is a free event being held at Helena Valley Lifestyle Village on Sunday, October 7 starting at 10am. Helena Valley Lifestyle director John Green said the special event would appeal to people with some concerns or worries ...

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Call for Minister to step in

THREE peak industry groups have joined forces to publicly voice concerns about planning approvals in the Swan Valley during the interim period before any new planning laws take effect as a result of the Kobelke review into the Swan Valley ...

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Anti-fracking rally next month

ANTI-FRACKERS, including some in the Swan Valley, are collecting signatures on a petition they plan to present to Parliament on Thursday, October 11.  While the scientific inquiry into fracking in WA report was handed to the McGowan Government yesterday anti-frackers ...

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