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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.

HIA: Population and the economy

STATISTICS show there continues to be a strong link between population growth and economic performance, according to the Australian Housing Association.  Australian Bureau of Statistics demographic figures for the September 2017 quarter showed during the year to the September 2017 ...

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Ellenbrook rail talks start

ABOUT 170 residents attended a community information session for the Morley-Ellenbrook train line last week. The information session, led by Transport Minister Rita Saffioti and Swan Hills MLA Jessica Shaw, followed an earlier community survey on the project. Almost 2000 ...

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Start made on Northam Solar Farm

CONSTRUCTION has started at the Northam Solar Farm, which is expected to provide 30 local jobs. Energy Minister Ben Wyatt attended the ground breaking ceremony for the state’s newest solar farm at Northam last week. Mr Wyatt said the Northam ...

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AFL debut for Zac Langdon

FORMER Guildford Grammar School student Zac Langdon kicked one goal in his debut game for Greater Western Sydney against the Western Bulldogs. Langdon, who played for Claremont in the Western Australian Football League for two years before being drafted by ...

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John O’Dowd wins Karri rally

ON Saturday the season opener of the CAMS Onslow Contracting WA Rally Championship (WARC), the Trade Hire Karri Rally, was held in Nyamup, east of Manjimup. Maximum Motorsport driver and Gooseberry Hill resident John O’Dowd and co-driver Tom Wilde, who ...

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Three in a row for Lesmurdie

ON the last weekend of the season Swan View took on the season’s most dominant team Lesmurdie Mazenod for the chance for premiership glory. Swan View won the toss and elected to bat and were hoping to put the runs ...

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Architectural jewel in the hills

THE location, design and passive solar qualities of this Gooseberry Hill home are sure to appeal to anyone looking for a new home. Built into a hill in 2011 the four-bedroom, two-bathroom home has views of the Perth city skyline ...

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Labor calls for more MRI licenses

NORTH east metropolitan residents are still struggling to access vital scans, with the Turnbull Government’s inaction on Medicare MRI licences forcing patients to pay big out-of-pocket fees or travel long distances, according to Labor politicians. Federal Opposition Health spokeswoman Catherine ...

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