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Council chaos over mandates

COVID-19 mandates

SHIRE of Mundaring has pledged this week to write to Mark McGowan and ask for the removal of COVID vaccine mandates for all West Australians. The controversial move was one of seven vaccination motions hotly debated by councillors late into ...

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Shire election

THE Shire of Mundaring will ask the WA Electoral Commission to leave a vacant spot on council empty until the October 2023 local government election, despite the commission stating their objection to the idea. The East Ward seat was made ...

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Fate of Kalamunda pool pending

Kalamunda pool

THE decision to build a new multifunctional aquatic centre in the foothills and close Kalamunda Water Park could split Kalamunda Council when it next meets on April 26. Councillors have been presented with a recommendation to  proceed with a Foothills ...

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Hoping to incite change for Hasluck

TANIA Lawrence is on a mission to change your mind about politics. The Labor party candidate for Hasluck is ramping up her campaign ahead of next month’s federal election and with a background in government policy making, if anyone knows ...

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Ellenbrook pool on hold

ellenbrook pool

HASLUCK MP Ken Wyatt has criticised a City of Swan move to put the Ellenbrook Leisure Centre on hold, telling Echo News today the decision was disappointing. “I am disappointed that council have voted to put the project on hold ...

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Environment and heritage top electors’ agenda

By Claire Ottaviano TUESDAY night’s City of Swan annual electors’ meeting passed in an orderly fashion with 25 varied and diverse motions passed. A review of by-laws which govern extractive industry, protection of native vegetation and floodplains and a request ...

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CCTV boost in Swan

City of Swan CCTV

SEVEN overt mobile CCTV towers have been rolled out across the City of Swan – three in Ellenbrook and four across Bennett Springs, Beechboro, Malaga and Lockridge. The boost in security surveillance is thanks to more than $187,000 of Commonwealth ...

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