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Anzac pioneers

By Sarah Brookes IN THEIR retirement they were pioneers in Wattle Grove and Forrestfield. Brothers Sergeant Evan Bain, better known as Enie, and Private Donald Bain, served in the WA-raised 10th Light Horse regiment during World War 1. At the ...

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Smokestacks and mirrors

By Sarah Brookes THE Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council’s refusal to explain the reasons behind its decision to spend $150,000 on more test work for its Hazelmere incinerator project has prompted calls for the council to come clean on the project’s ...

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Nyungahs reject title deal

By Anita McInnes WHILE the State Government has congratulated Noongars and the South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council after settling a native title claim not everyone is happy. Last month Bassendean resident Jane Bremmer accompanied Nyungah elder and traditional ...

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What’s the hold up on Reid Hwy?

By Anita McInnes MAIN Roads WA says it is aware of increased traffic congestion on Reid Hwy especially in the area around the Altone Rd, Lord St and West Swan Rd intersections. A Main Roads spokeswoman said it would work ...

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Faint chance to save limestone path

By Anita McInnes AN Aveley resident who has been campaigning to save a limestone path in the area may have a small window of opportunity to persuade developer Stockland to keep the pathway intact. Anthony Alborn started a petition to ...

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Third bin too costly

By Sarah Brookes RESIDENTS will not be getting a bin for green waste with Kalamunda shire councillors labelling the introduction of a third bin too costly. In February 2014 the WA Waste Authority promoted a funding scheme for the introduction ...

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Mazza: No hunters on Bibbulmun Track

By Anita McInnes WESTERN Australia’s vast areas of remote terrain would make a recreational hunting scheme unviable for the controlling of pest animals according to the authors of a minority report on recreational hunting. In a minority report East Metropolitan ...

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Led up a garden path in Aveley

By Anita McInnes ANTHONY Alborn of Aveley could be excused for thinking he is getting led up a garden path in his efforts to save a limestone path, which is likely to be bulldosed before residents realise what they are ...

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Fire victims seek compensation

By Sarah Brookes DOZENS of families affected by the bushfires in Parkerville in January 2014 attended the first of a series of information sessions to hear about their rights to pursue compensation for their losses. Slater and Gordon along with bushfire ...

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