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David Lucas returns to city helm

By Claire Ottaviano THE City of Swan was briefly without a mayor this week after an unprecedented mistake left the mayoral election hanging for 24 hours. Councillors Charlie Zannino and David Lucas nominated for mayor at Monday night’s first meeting ...

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Red and blue no place in chamber

By Claire Ottaviano AN attempt to force Swan councillors to declare their political party ties on a public register was shut down by the majority of Council at the September meeting. All but one other councillor present, Cr Tanya Richardson, ...

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Scanlan steps down from Swan Council

By Claire Ottaviano DESPITE a turbulent time on City of Swan Council, Cr Claire Scanlan says she has much to be proud of as she prepares to step down from her position come the October local government election. The Midland/Guildford ...

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Aboriginal art pride of place

By Claire Ottaviano SWAN Council have approved $35,000 for the commission of Noongar artwork to be installed in the council chamber in 2022/23. On August 25, council approved the budget allocation for the artwork to be located in the left ...

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Culture review into Swan Council

By Claire Ottaviano A MOTION for a workplace culture review for councillors at the City of Swan passed unanimously and without discussion on Wednesday night. The motion by Cr Claire Scanlan requested staff initiate a review and prepare a report ...

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Dancers’ relief at debt write-off

By Claire Ottaviano A LONG-STANDING financial feud between the City of Swan and Zahara Dance Company (ZDC) has been put to bed after council voted to write-off more than $20,000 of unpaid debt allegedly owed by the Midland not-for-profit. At ...

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