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Fight to save wildlife centre

THE fight to reinstate government funding to the Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre, which is visited by schools from the eastern suburbs, will be taken to State Parliament with a petition being circulated by the WA Gould League. Opposition Education spokeswoman ...

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Property generates jobs in Swan

THE property industry says it creates 14,207 direct jobs, generates wages of $784 million and creates $1.709m of economic activity in the City of Swan. Property Council WA executive director Lino Iacomella said the property industry was the biggest creator ...

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Fox control methods under review

APPROPRIATE signage was installed at a site where a pet labradoodle was trapped by a padded soft-claw fox trap says the City of Kalamunda. In response to media attention after the incident, the City said its fox control program was ...

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Tania Lawrence steps up

TOURISM, the environment and job creation are three key areas of devotion for Mundaring resident and Darling Range by-election Labor candidate Tania Lawrence.  With 20 years’ experience in the hills, Ms Lawrence has been involved in a multitude of community ...

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Alyssa Hayden off and running

DARLING Range candidate Alyssa Hayden says she is ready to hit the ground running to work for her constituents. Mrs Hayden spent her childhood across Darlington and Mount Helena and, although she does not currently live within the electorate, said ...

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See the hills in black and white

RARE photos from the early career of award winning hills photographer Richard Woldendorp are on display for the first time at Mundaring Arts Centre. Woldendorp: A Black and White Retrospective is a celebration of the Glen Forrest photographer’s first experimental ...

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Park renaming to recognise local icon

COMMUNITY feedback is wanted to rename a Lesmurdie Park in recognition of Men of the Trees founder and City of Kalamunda freeman Barrie Oldfield.  The former Men of the Trees WA, now Trillion Trees, president was known for his commitment ...

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Electronic device ID theft warning

A SPIKE in the number of mobile devices sold with personal information still on them has a Midland pawnbroker concerned. Cash City manager Josh Mckenna-Birkby said he now spent up to an hour everyday clearing personal identification and photos from ...

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New PFAS inquiry

A NEW Parliamentary inquiry will examine the commonwealth government’s management of per- and polyfluoroalkyl contamination in and around defence bases, including Pearce air base. The inquiry will be conducted by the PFAS sub-committee of Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Foreign ...

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