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Anita Mcinnes received a highly commended in the 2009 WA Media Awards suburban section for her reporting. As a mature age student Anita studied journalism at Curtin University before working in Busselton, Dunsborough and Rockingham with West Regionals. The best part of her job was meeting eastern suburb residents and visiting the many attractions in the area.

Blow to Swan Valley tourism

THE Swan Valley Explorer has been cancelled after being in operation for less than 12 months. ADAMS Charters confirmed the bus service, which was meant to transform the way international, interstate and local visitors and locals travel around the Swan ...

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Railway Pde traffic fix proposed

UPPER Swan residents angry about an increase in traffic on Railway Pde will be pleased the City of Swan has agreed to temporarily close the southern end of the road. Councillor Andrew Kiely successfully moved a motion for the City ...

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Questions about City of Swan funding

A CITY of Swan councillor has questioned whether funding given to the Ellenbrook Community Collective was used to help fund an event in a ward just prior to a local government election being held to fill a vacancy after another ...

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Charles Smith says he won’t change

EAST Metropolitan MLC Charles Smith says his resignation from Pauline Hanson’s One Nation to become an Independent will not change his approach or agenda in Parliament. The day after he told the Upper House he had resigned Mr Smith told ...

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Charm and character in Darlington

POSSESSING the grandeur and elegance of a bygone era and a delightful sense of warmth and history, this Darlington home is accessed via a private laneway. Occupying one of the finest vantage points on the Perth Scarp the home has ...

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Mt Helena Lions thump Bulldogs

By Brian Pallister THE Mt Helena Lions proved too strong for the Gidgegannup Bulldogs in round seven of the Hills Football Association competition.  The first taste of wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the healthy crowd that turned up ...

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Scholarship winner backs mental health

TAYLAH Thompson of Midland is one of five inaugural recipients of a scholarship program set up to support psychology students who want to work in Indigenous communities to help reduce suicide rates. Ms Thompson, who has ties to Noongar (Perth, ...

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Big increase in homelessness in Midland

THE homelessness situation in Midland has reached crisis point with more than 400 families a month looking for housing having to be turned away, according to Indigo Junction. In May 420 individuals accessed the Karnany resource centre, which provides support ...

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Basketball teaches life skills

IN July 12 boys many of whom live in the City of Swan will be heading off to Los Angeles where they will visit the Drew League, which was established as a place where young people could learn life lessons ...

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