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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.

PFAS testing in Swan River catchment

THE first time the Swan Canning Estuary was tested for toxic firefighting foams was in December 2016, according to the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. A department spokeswoman also said although the two dolphins found dead in the Swan ...

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Clay target carnival at Whiteman Park

THE WA State Trap (Down-the-Line) Clay Target Shooting Carnival will be held at Whiteman Park on Saturday, September 22. The State Trap Carnival is the premier event of the Western Australian Clay Target Association’s annual shooting calendar. The event, which ...

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Swan amendment process stalls

THE Department of Planning says it is still to receive Amendment No. 150 to local planning scheme 17, which relates to the rezoning of land in Upper Swan to allow for bitumen manufacturing at Lot 16 and 32 Great Northern ...

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Family home in Chidlow

AN easy walk to the Chidlow town site and primary school this four-bedroom, two-bathroom home sits on a 2048sqm block. The brick and iron home is close to Lake Leschenaultia, which is popular with canoeists, swimmers, walkers and cyclists. In ...

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Community safety forum in Ellenbrook

THERE will be a community safety forum with Police Minister Michelle Roberts in attendance on Tuesday, September 4 starting at 6.30pm at the Ellenbrook District Open Space. Swan Hills MLA Jessica Shaw said it was a great opportunity to discuss ...

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Need to reassure after hacking

AS WA heads towards the December 1 deadline for property settlements to only be carried out electronically conveyancers think it is the responsibility of the McGowan Government to reassure the public after some hacking cases came to light. Lands Minister ...

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Students solve real problems

GOVERNOR Stirling Senior High School students had lots of praise for the annual hackathon run by SPUR. The students said HackED 2018 was a great learning experience and a great way to work as a team, to research efficiently and ...

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