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Pushing for a better deal

The Swan Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind a national campaign calling on the Federal Government to scrap the $1000 GST threshold on overseas imports, to level the playing field for local business and ensure their survival. The ...

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Dressing for a cause

This month workers at The Green Life Soil Co in Midvale will don a school dress to raise funds to give women and girls in Sierra Leone access to education through scholarships, school rehabilitation projects, and business training. Green Life ...

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Thanking community bank contributions

The Forrestfield and High Wycombe Community Bank branches have been named as finalist in the National Bendigo Bank Hall of Fame Awards. The awards recognise the contribution community bank companies make to local communities throughout Australia. Forrestfield and High Wycombe ...

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A prestigious national award

A Bellevue business has beat stores around Australia to win buying group Hardware and Building Traders (HBT) prestigious Store of the Year award. The Midland Timber Co beat around 550 businesses ranging from small stores to timber yards and big ...

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Talijancich tops the show

By Anita McInnes IT was a great night for Talijancich Winery at the 2015 Singapore Airlines Swan Valley Wineshow with the winery winning three awards. Judges voted the Herne Hill winery entry the Talijancich Pedro Ximenes Liqueur 2007 the best ...

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Wasteless shopping

By Sarah Brookes TWO Mundaring mothers’ dream of a life with zero waste is a step closer after opening the doors to their bulk grocery food store The Wasteless Pantry this month. Business partners Amanda Welschbillig and Jeannie Richardson said it ...

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Grape clones in climate study

A RANGE of chardonnay and shiraz wine grape clones are being evaluated in Western Australia as part of a national project identifying differences in fruit and wine quality based on different climatic regions in which the grapes are grown. The ...

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Support for businesses

SEVEN eastern suburbs small to medium-sized businesses have received grants in the latest round of the State Government’s industry facilitation and support program. The recipients are Valley Flower Farm Pty Ltd, Middle Swan ($25,000), Saprolite Enviromental, Ellenbrook ($5696), Integrity Coach ...

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City in talks with Chinese sister

By Anita McInnes DURING Chinese New Year celebrations last month City of Swan representatives met with City of Dujiangyan officials. On Monday, February 23 Mayor Charlie Zannino, deputy mayor Mick Wainwright, acting chief executive officer Steven Tan and strategic land ...

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Extraordinary dreams

THEY rode across the outback to visit the crash sites that changed their lives, now Terry Mader and Jim Cairns are on a mission to help people navigate the complexities of the National Disability Insurance Scheme being trialled in the ...

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