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Referendum: grab for power?

A REFERENDUM will be held during the September 14 federal election to decide whether local government authorities should be recognised in the Australian Constitution. Shire of Mundaring president Helen Dullard said in the past three years, the High Court had ...

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Learning while helping out

La Salle student Treslyn Sorensonb and VET teacher Rochelle Adamson prepare for a project, where the college’s students will learn hospitality skills from apprentices while helping those in need. STUDENTS from La Salle College and Governor Stirling Senior High School ...

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City attracts Aussie citizens

Joel Mooc, his wife Milagros and their sons Jayem and John with City of Swan councillors at an Australian Citizenship Ceremony. A big number of residents from overseas are becoming citizens. THE Mooc family of Stratton are some of the ...

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School wins water tanks

The cause of this burst pipe at the corner of The Crescent and Sayer St is still unknown. EDEN Hill Primary School and Central Midlands Senior High School have won rainwater tanks in the waterwise schools program. The 27,500 litre ...

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State minister urges calm on imports

The Federal Government is deciding whether to allow Californian table grapes into Western Australia sparking fears amongst Swan Valley growers any change could introduce pests and diseases. AGRICULTURE Minister Ken Baston is urging calm over table grape growers’ concerns that ...

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Polio victim speaks out

Jane Brook resident Stuart Oliver holds a picture of young polio victims receiving treatment in an iron lung, and a group of children in callipers. Picture: SARAH BROOKES MORE than half a century has gone by, but Stuart Oliver can ...

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Homebuyer sues agent

A homebuyer says a real estate agent falsely advertised a house as being in a quiet location even though it was under a flight path. A HOMEBUYER has launched action in the District Court against a hills real estate agent ...

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Rates rise again

RATES in the City of Swan are set to rise by five per cent, adding to a long list of price hikes that have driven more families to seek help from charities this year. According to Foodbank WA, the rise ...

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Mad hatters tea party

VOLUNTEERS with the City of Swan’s community care services were treated to a Mad Hatter’s tea party on Monday. Mayor, Charlie Zannino, said the City was fortunate to have so many outstanding volunteers. “Our volunteers are an invaluable asset and ...

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