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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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Changes will affect community kindies

CHANGES to confirmed enrolment numbers could make it difficult for community kindergartens to access operational funding and staff next year, according to East Metropolitan MLC spokeswoman Donna Faragher. Mrs Faragher, who is also Opposition Education spokeswoman said for many years ...

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Check hay for ryegrass toxicity

LIVESTOCK producers and horse owners are being reminded of the importance of testing hay for annual ryegrass toxicity. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development veterinary officer Anna Erickson said because annual ryegrass was often present in oaten and meadow ...

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Community spirit drives billy cart fun

COMMUNITY, nostalgia and old fashion fun embody the spirit of the inaugural Hills Billy Cart Festival coming to the streets of Mount Helena on October 28. Well-known community members John Bell, Martin Beal and Stephen Fox, are reliving boyhood memories ...

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Changing place a first in the hills

A NEW adult changing place on Great Eastern Highway in The Lakes is the first of its kind in the hills. Changing places are secure, clean facilities for people with disability who need space and assistance to use the bathroom ...

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Oval lighting needs federal funding

AN upgrade to flood lighting at Mundaring Oval, essential for Australian Rules Football night games, could be axed if Mundaring Shire cannot secure additional Federal Government funding.  The $390,000 project was to be jointly funded in thirds by the Federal ...

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Tribunal backs Shalom House

SHALOM House has claimed a victory in its fight with the City of Swan, with the State Administrative Tribunal ruling in favour of the drug rehabilitation facility. In September last year, the Supreme Court sent the zoning battle back to ...

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Bullsbrook beauty eyes Miss World finals

A BULLSBROOK teenager is on the brink of something very special, making the Australian finals of one of the world’s oldest beauty pagents. Seventeen-year-old Georgia Dewstow-Smith is one of three WA contestants through to the finals of the Miss World ...

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