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HIA: Population and the economy

STATISTICS show there continues to be a strong link between population growth and economic performance, according to the Australian Housing Association.  Australian Bureau of Statistics demographic figures for the September 2017 quarter showed during the year to the September 2017 ...

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Policy for trees in Mundaring

A POLICY to improve tree coverage within the Shire of Mundaring is out for public comment. The draft policy aims to increase tree canopy cover creating more shade and minimize heat absorption within the Shire’s road reserves, support biodiversity and ...

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Bolt’s beans give competition a roasting

A DIRT track winding towards the back of a Hazelmere nursery leads to a tin shed that produces, according to coffee app Beanhunter, Perth’s best coffee, roasted using an old-fashioned Aussie barbecue. Bolt Coffee is the brainchild of Midland resident ...

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Ellenbrook rail talks start

ABOUT 170 residents attended a community information session for the Morley-Ellenbrook train line last week. The information session, led by Transport Minister Rita Saffioti and Swan Hills MLA Jessica Shaw, followed an earlier community survey on the project. Almost 2000 ...

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Start made on Northam Solar Farm

CONSTRUCTION has started at the Northam Solar Farm, which is expected to provide 30 local jobs. Energy Minister Ben Wyatt attended the ground breaking ceremony for the state’s newest solar farm at Northam last week. Mr Wyatt said the Northam ...

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AFL debut for Zac Langdon

FORMER Guildford Grammar School student Zac Langdon kicked one goal in his debut game for Greater Western Sydney against the Western Bulldogs. Langdon, who played for Claremont in the Western Australian Football League for two years before being drafted by ...

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