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North Stoneville sparks another storm

By Claire Ottaviano DEPENDING on which side of the North Stoneville fence you sit on, Tuesday’s council decision to ask the State Government to reverse the site’s urban zoning will either be cause for shock or celebration. The fence is ...

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EMRC windfall for COVID campaign

The East Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) is backing its six member Councils, including the Cities of Swan and Kalamunda and the Shire of Mundaring and their ratepayers in Perth’s Eastern Region with a multi-million dollar dividend, enabling funds to be ...

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Rural residential zoning gets kicked

By Claire Ottaviano OPPOSITION to residential development in the Perth Hills has been gaining traction in recent years as bushfire risk and a changing climate strengthens the argument against small lots in the region. In the case of the North ...

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Push to reverse North Stoneville zoning

Urban and rural plans for the area

By Claire Ottaviano A BID to revert the urban zoned North Stoneville townsite back to rural would have a “remote likelihood of success” according to Shire of Mundaring staff. Councillor Doug Jeans’ notice of motion, set to be debated on ...

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Caretaker mode to protect firies

By Claire Ottaviano SHIRE of Mundaring bush fire brigades entered into caretaker mode last week with annual general meetings and regular training postponed to protect firefighters from COVID-19. During caretaker mode brigades are unable to carry out training, meetings or ...

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Shire staff sacrifice benefits

By Claire Ottaviano DEPARTING staff at the Shire of Mundaring will forego farewell functions and gifts to reduce spending in the next budget. The Benefits to Departing Employees policy aims to recognise the service of eligible employees when they resign ...

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Centre slips through cracks

By Claire Ottaviano AN early learning centre in Midvale has fallen into a funding relief gap which may threaten the centre’s operation. To help early childhood education centres combat low attendance and declining enrolments, as an effect of parents losing ...

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In tune with Anzac spirit

By Claire Ottaviano THE Last Post will take on a very different sound this Saturday as echoes of the saxophone playing the commemorative tune flow through the streets of Helena Valley. At 6am on April 25, residents from right across ...

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