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Food and roost sites disappear

Great Cocky Count shows black cockatoo numbers are down in the eastern suburbs. Picture: KEITH LIGHTBODY COCKATOO numbers are down in the Perth Hills and in the western part of the City of Swan according to the latest Great Cocky ...

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New dental clinic in James St

Dr Lara Andrews and Lawrie Middleton of Midvale at the new dental clinic. Picture: TOM ROVIS-HERMANN A NEW volunteer dental clinic opening in Guildford in January will offer disadvantaged residents in the eastern suburbs the opportunity to better care for ...

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Tourism gold for city and cider house

City of Swan Mayor Charlie Zannino celebrates the city’s hat-trick win in the Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards. ENVELOPES were ripped and corks were popped as winners of the 41st Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards were announced at the gala ...

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Investigation into missing votes

FORMER Federal Police commissioner Mick Keelty spent the week in Perth investigating the circumstances surrounding missing Senate ballot papers that could not be located as part of the WA Senate election recount. In the seat of Pearce the Australian Electoral ...

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Scepticism over clinic plans

East Metropolitan MLC Amber-Jade Sanderson is concerned an off-site reproductive services clinic to complement the Midland Public Hospital may not be viable. Picture: SARAH BROOKES THE Health Department has yet to sign a contract for the construction of a reproductive ...

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Tennis club marks centenary

Bassendean Tennis Club players Richard Hughes, Emma Hughes, Tamara Greilach and Martin Watson. THE Bassendean Tennis Club celebrated its centenary on Sunday, November 3 with a successful open day. A highlight of the afternoon was an exhibition match where four ...

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Rec shooters seek land

AS Agriculture MLC Rick Mazza this week prepares to give the second half of a speech to Parliament arguing recreational shooters should be allowed access to public land, there are concerns national parks and pastoral leases could be included. A ...

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Pearce booths in Senate fiasco

AFTER ballot papers were lost from booths including Henley Brook, Mt Helena and Wundowie it looks likely that Western Australian voters will go to the polls again, possibly in March. Greens Senator Scott Ludlam said he believed a new election ...

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Hills water bomber boost

AERIAL firefighting fleets will be able to drop even more water to support ground crews in a boost for bushfire fighting efforts in the hills this summer. Emergency Services Minister Joe Francis said the government had invested heavily to get ...

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