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Mundaring voting gets livestreamed

By Rebecca Peppiatt For the first time in history, the Shire of Mundaring will have its election count livestreamed to the general public, thanks to an entrepreneurial and forward thinking 15-year-old. Owen Briffa, from Parkerville, has been granted permission by ...

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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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Documentary proposal deferred

By Claire Ottaviano THE decision to support a $25,000 bid for a documentary about bushfire and its impact on communities split the Mundaring Shire Council on Wednesday night. Save Perth Hills proposed a partnership investment with the Shire to produce ...

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Woollcott Avenue gets reprieve for the moment

RESIDENTS surrounding Woollcott Avenue are set to receive a reprieve, with City officers recommending they not proceed with widening the Avenue between West Swan Road and Murray Road. However that reprieve may only be temporary, with a recommended option that ...

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Council puts brakes on railway restoration proposal

By Breanna Inferrera KALAMUNDA council has knocked back a  a pre-feasibility study on the long-gestating Kalamunda Zig Zag Railway Restoration project. At last Tuesday’s council meeting, Councillor Dylan O’Connor moved the motion, calling on City chief executive Rhonda Hardy to ...

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Cleanaway bid decided by JDAP on Tuesday

By Claire Ottaviano CLEANAWAY says it explored other site options before determining South Guildford as best fit to rebuild its Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). On Tuesday, a development application (DA) for a new recycling facility, replacing one that burnt down ...

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Mundaring Council livestream a first

By Claire Ottaviano FOR the first time ever the public will be able to watch a live broadcast of a Shire of Mundaring Council meeting from the comfort of their own homes. Despite the lifted COVID-19 restrictions, Mundaring Council will ...

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