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The relationship between humans and horses

HABITS of Horses is a community arts project celebrating the historical and cultural significance of the relationship between humans and horses. During August and September Mundaring Arts Centre will present a series of workshops, exhibitions and events including an open ...

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Lachlan sets winning times

YOUNG Ellenbrook athlete Lachlan Wight has had another outstanding season, winning six gold medals at the Kingsway Little Athletics Centre championships in the 100m, 200m, 70m, long jump, triple jump and high jump. His father Jason Wight said he broke ...

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Councils defy fall in recycling

THE Cities of Swan, Kalamunda and the Shire Of Mundaring are all successfully bucking a disturbing recent trend of declining recycling rates in the municipal waste sector. According to several recently released state government reports the overall municipal waste recycling ...

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Call against property tax

WESTERN Australia’s property industry needs tax relief not increased taxes, according to the Property Council of Australia WA. After reports the McGowan Government is considering introducing stamp duty surcharges on foreign investors and in the lead-up to the Treasurer Ben ...

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Residents rally to save library

GUILDFORD residents say skewed statistics, based on poor consultation, is no reason to close down their beloved library, which could be better promoted with a dedicated Facebook page and other simple initiatives. Plans to close down a City of Swan ...

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Calls to overhaul planning

THE Planning Minister Rita Saffioti said she will look at options to refine the planning system to better reflect what communities want after Bellevue residents wrote to her to express their devastation at not being able to stop a service ...

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Farrall Rd design change infuriates

A MOVE by the City of Swan to change a design for Farrall Rd but not tell residents has dumbfounded one resident and infuriated another, who said the process followed by the city bypassed real community engagement and it was ...

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Swan View students grill PM Turnbull

Swan View Senior High School received a historic guest on Monday, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visiting the school to announce a $46.7 million-dollar injection into funding for Indigenous students. As part of the needs-based funding reforms for schools, funding ...

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