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School’s Out

Last month teachers, principals, education assistants, parents and children came out in force to rally at Parliament house in protest to budget cuts to education. PUBLIC schools in the City of Swan are being invited to support industrial action, which ...

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Students have fun with robots

OVER 300 primary and secondary school students delved into the world of robotics to design, build and program for this year’s RoboCup. Students from Helena College, Ellenbrook Secondary, Guildford Grammar, and Guildford Primary School competed in the annual event, which ...

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Govo’s engineering excellence is awarded

Governor Stirling Senior High School’s engineering teacher David Scuderi has been awarded $5000 for his excellent teaching program which will open doors for his students. GOVERNOR Stirling Senior High School teacher David Scuderi has won the Engineers Australia WA Division’s ...

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Men’s shed lease extended

THE Kalamunda Men’s Shed has lobbied successfully for a lease extension at its Falls Rd headquarters in Lesmurdie following concerns the impending amalgamation of local councils could disadvantage the group’s future. Outgoing chairman Richard Gates said the shed was grateful ...

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Saving family pics a hit

THINGS to do with family history are always popular, which is why residents are keen to attend sessions on how to preserve family photographs and other memorabilia. Last month during National Family History Month about 110 residents attended family history ...

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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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