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Bob Brown campaigns in Hasluck

Former Greens leader Bob Brown flew into Perth this week to visit some sites and join Hasluck Greens candidate Peter Langlands who was on the campaign trail this week. THE Greens put the environment and housing affordability firmly
on their� agenda ...

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Rudd’s meet and greet

PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd’s whirlwind tour of Western Australia last week included a visit to Rise Community Support Network in Middle Swan where he promised a raft of small initiatives that would help communities in a big way if Labor ...

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Honour at last for peacekeepers

Avril Clark of Aveley and Sarah McCarthy of Canberra with director Brendan Nelson at the Australian War Memorial for the commemoration. Picture: AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL THE Australian War Memorial has unveiled three new bronze panels on the Roll of Honour, ...

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Shire merger plan discussions roll on

THE Shire of Mundaring is disappointed the City of Swan has gone out on a limb and decided to pursue a merger that includes the shire and the Town of Bassendean. The State Government’s preferred model for local government reform ...

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Special rate for heritage

RESIDENTS are reminded the special rates concession for owners of heritage-listed properties in the City of Swan finishes soon. City of Swan Mayor Charlie Zannino said application for the special concession must be made within 60 days from date of ...

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Schools told to use savings

KALAMUNDA Senior High School and Lesmurdie Senior High School have been told to dip into money saved in school bank accounts as the State Government axes staff and resources next year. An Education Department list of the� wealthiest school bank ...

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Educaton cuts savage

EDUCATION cuts announced by Premier Colin Barnett on the back of the biggest changes to the sector in a decade have created the perfect storm according to a high school principal. The principal, who talked on the condition of anonymity, ...

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Fighting crime

POLICE are urging the community to get on board an initiative that will help them catch thieves, following an attempted armed robbery in Guildford last week. Customers were surprised when a man pulled a knife on a James Street shop ...

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Comment on waste centre

RESIDENTS have until Wednesday, September 25 to comment on the City of Swan’s plan to develop a waste transfer station on Stock West Rd. The city has permission from the Environmental Protection Authority to advertise the proposed amendments to the ...

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La Salle gets $2m to train students

LA Salle College’s plans to build a $5 million state of the art training facility has received a $2m grant from the Federal Government.� Federal Minister for Ageing and Mental Health Jacinta Collins visited the college to announce the details ...

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