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Deadly intersection upgrade

Old Northam Road upgrade.

By Rebecca Peppiatt  A $14 MILLION upgrade to one of Perth Hills’ most dangerous intersections is well underway, thanks to the persistence of one local man. Peter Hackett has spent 33 years living in and travelling along the roads of ...

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Survey puts spotlight on Shire

Shire of Mundaring Survey.

A SURVEY has revealed the majority of residents and business owners within the Shire of Mundaring are not fans of the way their local government makes decisions. Results from the Shire’s 2021 Community Perceptions Survey have been released showing that ...

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Wheely good effort to reduce waste

Mount Helena waste warriors

By Claire Ottaviano IT was a proud moment for Jacqueline and Rob Brougham as they wheeled out their green rubbish bin for the first time in 14 months. The Mount Helena couple said while the journey to a near waste-less ...

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Market fees causes hot debate in council

By Rebecca Peppiatt A request by Mundaring Garden and Farmer’s Market for a waiver of site fees was put to Shire of Mundaring councillors on Tuesday at their monthly meeting, causing lengthy debate and divided opinion. Mandy and Andrew Osenton, ...

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Lake to make way for housing

By Rebecca Peppiatt A group of Helena Valley residents are bitterly disappointed their efforts to save a man-made lake and wetlands have come to nothing as they will soon be destroyed to make way for housing. Susan McCann, from Save ...

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Market fees crippling, says couple

By Rebecca Peppiatt A KALAMUNDA couple, who are trying to establish a weekly farmers market in Mundaring, has slammed the Shire for poor communication, unfair rates and lack of support for a community initiative. Andrew and Mandy Osenton say they ...

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Artists open their doors

By Rebecca Peppiatt It’s that time of year again when artists from throughout the Shire of Mundaring open the doors to their studios and allow the general public to wander through and admire their work. Sixty-one artists at 30 studio ...

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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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Robinson Road set to close 2022

By Claire Ottaviano MAIN Roads WA (MRWA) claims the closure of Robinson Road will not significantly impact traffic issues in Midland. However, the results of  a traffic study show worrying long term predictions on congestion in Bellevue and Midland. The ...

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