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PFAS found in Bullsbrook eggs

A BULLSBROOK resident who attended a per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) information session organised by the Department of Defence has reported his hen’s eggs have returned positive results for the toxic chemicals. One resident raised the issue of an area ...

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Have your say on Bullsbrook plan

THE City of Swan is seeking community feedback on the future of Bullsbrook. Feedback will help define the Bullsbrook local area plan, which is a critical strategy to identify local issues and establish the vision and objectives for the region. ...

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Strata shake up to benefit Metronet

THE State Government’s decision to reform strata title legislation will allow its Metronet plan to transform how Western Australians think about public transport, according to the Property Council WA. Executive director Lino Iacomella said the government’s plan to introduce community ...

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Swan Valley event for cyclists

A FUN, non-competitive team-based cycling event designed to cater for riders of all levels will be held at Oakover Grounds next month. Bicycling Western Australia said its first Cyclo Sportif event for 2017 will be held on Sunday, June 25. ...

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Wetlands data documents success

An environmental group is celebrating the results of a Blackadder Wetlands transition from tidal to freshwater system project, which has been a great success without the use of chemicals. The Blackadder Woodbridge Catchment Group (BWCG) is a voluntary group that ...

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Budget beneficiaries

Saving Medicare, funding the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and reforms to help families, schools and small business are all featured in the newly released Federal Budget welcomed by the members for Hasluck and Pearce. Federal member for Pearce Christian ...

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Toxic chemicals still used at Pearce

THE Department of Defence says it is still using firefighting foams containing toxic chemicals at Pearce air base. According to the department the product used – Ansulite – contains trace elements of the chemicals perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid ...

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Vintage 2017 certainly had it all

END of Vintage 2017 included a mix of humour and talk about the future by people displaying stoicism and determination, which are probably essential traits for anyone working in viticulture. When the Swan River flooded on February 11 it cost ...

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