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Funding to boost Aboriginal art

Aboriginal arts boosted

THE Aboriginal Art Centre Hub of Western Australia will receive a cash injection of $600,000 to support Aboriginal artists and projects in Midland, Mundaring and across the State. The funding is part of the Federal Government’s roll-out of the $200 ...

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Mount Helena church’s future in limbo

St Marks Church

COMMUNITY members are disappointed this week after learning the Shire of Mundaring has rejected a state government offer to take over a dilapidated 112-year-old church in Mt Helena, allowing for its restoration and retention. St Mark’s Anglican Church, which sits ...

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A new chapter


TURN the page on the next chapter of life’s rich tapestry in a bright, spacious, three-bedroom home. Set in a sought-after over 55’s development, the home features an open plan living zone flowing to an elevated deck overlooking Bugle Creek. ...

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Shire laws will get reviewed

By Rebecca Peppiatt SHIRE of Mundaring’s local laws will continue to be reviewed after councillors voted against officer’s recommendations to abandon an already in-motion plan to overhaul them at last week’s council meeting. Staff presented councillors with a report claiming ...

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Art curator’s honour

Order of Australia to Jude van der Merwe.

By Rebecca Peppiatt  A WELL-known face among the art scene in Mundaring, Jude van der Merwe has now been officially recognised for her dedication to the arts with an Order of Australia Medal. The 70-year-old local can be thanked for ...

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Pavilion hope for Mount Helena

Mount Helena bandstand

By Rebecca Peppiatt  AN idea for a federation-style pavilion for Mount Helena is gaining traction throughout the community as locals garner support from federal and state political members for the project. Hills Billy Carts committee members John Bell and Yvonne ...

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Hills COVID scare

COVID scare in the Hills 2022

By Morgan de Smidt  A COVID positive patient put a High Wycombe doctor’s surgery on red alert last week and sent one staff member into quarantine. Staff at Stirk Medical on Edney Road were treated as casual contacts after the ...

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Inspirational locals recognised in Awards

Rob Powell Aus Day 2022

By Rebecca Peppiatt  OUR local heroes, volunteers and inspiring members of the community were recognised for their dedication and hard work this week with a Citizen Award. Presented on Australia Day, Shire of Mundaring and City of Swan took the ...

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Becoming aussie

Australia Day 2022

By Rebecca Peppiatt  SHIRE of Mundaring will be home to 29 new Aussies next week as residents from around the world confer their status to Australian citizens at a private Australia Day ceremony. The Greenwood family will be among them ...

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COVID outbreak in Mundaring

COVID outbreak in Mundaring

By Rebecca Peppiatt A FEW weeks shy of the February 5 WA border opening, COVID is already making itself known within the local community with positive cases and exposure sites cropping up daily throughout the Hills, Midland and Swan View. ...

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