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Hepburn interchange near Pass Way

THE new Hepburn interchange on NorthLink WA will be built just north-west of the existing roundabout at Pass Way and Beechboro Road North. Main Roads WA said motorists will be able to access Beechboro Rd North via the new interchange ...

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Ballooning championships in Northam

EARLY next month the skies above Northam and the Avon Valley will be adorned with 30 hot air balloons during the National Ballooning Championships. From September 2-9 international, interstate and local hot air balloon pilots will descend on the Avon ...

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Chuditch live to fight another day

The population of an important Western Australian chuditch stronghold, located in the Julimar state forest, has rebounded strongly over the last few years, due to the effectiveness of the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) Western Shield program. A ...

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New surveyor boss an innovator

WHEN the state’s new surveyor general Dione Bilick first qualified she took up mine surveying and got to work on surface and underground mines in the Goldfields. When she and her partner returned to Perth she got a job with ...

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AUSTRAC investigation hits close to home

THE Bassendean and Midland branches of the Commonwealth Bank have been caught up in the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) investigation into international money laundering. AUSTRAC has alleged that CommBank is failing to comply with its Australian Anti-Money ...

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Ellen Brook then and now

CONTINUAL heavy rainfall during July and 158.8mm in the first half of August has resulted in Ellen Brook reaching water levels not seen in at least a decade, while the Swan River is swollen to near bursting point in its ...

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Targa West action

RALLY driver Peter Rullo of Gooseberry Hill is set to compete in his eighth Quit Targa West this weekend, including stages on Mundaring Weir Rd – and Kalamunda’s Zig Zag on Friday. Rullo said driving the Zig Zag section of ...

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JDAP gives Big Mac a big whack

THE latest round in the battle to stop a McDonald’s being developed on the Guildford Hotel site may have been won but the war is far from over for those who wish to preserve the town’s distinct heritage. The East ...

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