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Gas pipeline planning concerns

A NEW proposed planning for high-pressure gas pipelines policy if adopted would  increase the cost of maintaining restricted public open space of little recreational benefit to the community, according to the City of Swan. The draft development control policy said ...

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Mosquito warning after unseasonal rain

CITY of Swan and Shire of Mundaring residents are being asked to take precautions against mosquitoes following unseasonal rainfall and recent flooding. The City of Swan said it had ramped up its mosquito control program by treating standing bodies of ...

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Media students benefit from new studio

WHEN they graduate students using the new film studio at Governor Stirling Senior High School will have increased their chances of gaining employment. The school’s artsmedia coordinator Lizzi Phillips said the Year 12 students, who were the first to use ...

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Property policies under spotlight

WA Labor’s promise to introduce a foreign buyers surcharge if elected at the march State Election has drawn criticism from the Housing Industry Association and the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia. Meanwhile, WA Labor has criticized the Liberals plan ...

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Kids cop a lesson

Primary school students were firmly told this week that “only babies scribble on walls” by Midland police who delivered a colourful anti-graffiti message as part of a state-wide initiative to tackle a problem that costs millions. Midland Police officers made ...

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City of Swan flood info session

RESIDENTS and business owners affected by the flooding of the Swan River can attend an information session in Baskerville on Thursday, February 23. The City of Swan has invited representatives from State Government and non-government agencies such as the Department ...

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