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Haddrill family celebrate 190 years

By Claire Ottaviano A FEW hundred descendants of the Haddrill Swan Valley pioneering family will come together for a 190th reunion next weekend. William and Hannah Haddrill are two of the Swan River Colony’s earliest pioneers. They came to Australia ...

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No sweet ending in JobKeeper

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By Claire Ottaviano ONE year after border closures all but shut the doors on the Swan Valley, some small business owners are now fighting the next battle as the end of JobKeeper strikes another blow to tourism in the region. ...

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Stolen stocks crush growers

By Sally McGlew Random tourists are stealing grapes from the Swan Valley. Grape Growers Association of WA President Kevin Peterson said there were numbers of incidents being reported to the Association of grapes being stolen from the vines. Unfortunately some ...

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Valley aged care refusal “a kick in the guts”

THE City of Swan council have likely signed the death warrant for an aged care development in the Swan Valley, unanimously endorsing a recommendation for the Outer Metro Joint Development Application Panel (JDAP) to refuse the development. Developer Gordon Tucker ...

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Swan Valley Action Plan put into motion

EXCLUSIVE PLANNING Minister Rita Saffioti has revealed the Swan Valley Action Plan is being put in motion, with legislation to be introduced to parliament next week. The Minister told Echo News the Swan Valley Bill 2020, which will serve as ...

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Wine producers in fight to survive pandemic

IN WELCOME news for Swan Valley wine makers, the State Government has relaxed liquor restrictions that, according to Swan Valley Wine Makers president Garth Cliff, would have left wineries battling to survive. However there is still concern the industry is ...

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