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Land selection welcomed

The creation of a community activity hub has taken another step towards being realised following a decision by the City of Swan council last week to approve a site  in Middle Swan for the Swan Community Workshops. Residents will benefit ...

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Celebrating seven years

There was a lot to celebrate at the seventh birthday party of the Midland Men’s Shed at the Bellevue Baptist Church Hall on Tuesday including a $10,000 donation by the new state government and a workshop, which is soon to ...

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Rural fire service and levy review welcomed

BOTH the WA Local Government Association and the Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades have welcomed a draft report reviewing the emergency services levy, which is collected by local governments on behalf of the state government. WA Local Government Association ...

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Upper Swan intersection proposal

THE City of Swan will set aside $1 million on its long term strategic financial plan to construct a roundabout at an Upper Swan intersection near the Ellenbrook Speedway. At the council’s Wednesday, July 5 meeting Ellenbrook ward councillor David ...

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Money for Northam practice to expand

THE Northam Family Practice will receive a federal government grant enabling it to expand and improve its facilities. Pearce MHR Christian Porter said having better facilities at the practice would allow more doctors, nurses and other health workers to get ...

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New Housing Authority project for Brabham

THE McGowan Government has selected Peet Limited as the preferred proponent to partner with the Housing Authority in developing a 220ha site at Lot 800 Youle-Dean Rd, Brabham. Housing Minister Peter Tinley said the Brabham project, 22km from the city ...

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Having fun with maths and science

Walliston Primary School and Fire Tech Camp Australia are working together to actively engage Walliston students in modern and developing digital technologies. The school is seeking to introduce STEM to their students and the approach integrates four specific disciplines — ...

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A master plan maps out bike trails

Priority bike trail sites in the Perth Hills, Wungong and Dwellingup area were identified in a master plan released this week by Western Australian Environment Minister Stephen Dawson and WA Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray. The push to transform ...

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