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Swan River in ‘palliative care’ after decades of mismanagement

WAtoday – The Swan and Canning rivers are on life support after a decade of being treated as a “political football”, a provocative new report by a collective of WA policy and environmental experts says. My Clean River, a new … Continue reading

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Ellenbrook Police Station will be open 24/7 as of 24 July

Ellenbrook Police Station Open Day – TODAY 10am -2pm with @Jess4SwanHills. Ellenbrook Station will be open 24/7 as of 24 July @WAPoliceCED pic.twitter.com/jQKReWVlsM — Michelle Roberts MP (@MichelleMidland) April 30, 2017

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Lord Street dual carriageway plan to speed up Ellenbrook commute!

perth now – ELLENBROOK residents are being promised faster commute times in their cars, with the State Government announcing a new dual carriageway for Lord Street. The project, which will replace the previous government’s bus rapid transit plan to Ellenbrook, will … Continue reading

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Turnbull Government has ordered an inquiry into GST distribution

perth now – WA has scored a victory in its battle to receive a fair share of GST, with the Turnbull Government ordering an independent inquiry into the scandal which robs our State of billions of dollars. It can be … Continue reading

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CRACKDOWN on crime with more CCTV cameras and lighting installations

Midland Reporter A CRACKDOWN on crime with more CCTV cameras and lighting installations in central areas of Midland and Kalamunda is good news for businesses in the fight against lawbreakers and anti-social behaviour. Hasluck MHR Ken Wyatt said the Federal … Continue reading

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Porter welcomes first National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Report

Federal Member for Pearce, Christian Porter, welcomed the release of the first National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program Report which will change the way our nation fights the scourge of ice. The Coalition Government provided the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) … Continue reading

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24-hour police station ‘soon’

Ellenbrook Advocate – CONFIRMATION BY POLICE MINISTER THE Ellenbrook community will be better protected under a 24hour police station, according to Police Minister Michelle Roberts. Ms Roberts confirmed that the station would be open 24/7 to the public “as soon … Continue reading

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Truck takes down power poles in Caversham

The West Falling power poles have narrowly missed homes in Caversham. It was only a matter of time before this happened given the mismanagement by the City of Swan to control the amount of heavy haulage trucks terrorising this growth … Continue reading

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City of Swan proposed ward changes

The City of Swan Council has voted to alter its wards at a special council meeting on Monday, March 27. At the meeting, the council resolved to reduce the number of wards from six to five, retain the same number … Continue reading

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Minister to review councils Act

Eastern Reporter NEWLY appointed Local Government Minister David Templeman says he will consult with councils to review the Local Government Act this year. While the current act does not cover no-confidence motions, Mr Templeman did not rule out the motions … Continue reading

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Polo in the Valley: world’s best arrive for Duncraig Stud event in Swan Valley

The Advocate Community News POLO in the Valley kicks off this Sunday at Duncraig Stud in the Swan Valley, with some of the best horsemen from around the world arriving in Perth for the event. The event, in its eighth … Continue reading

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Mark McGowan confident Metronet plan will secure Commonwealth funding

ABC News WA Premier Mark McGowan has returned from his first meeting with the Prime Minister confident of receiving the $1.2 billion in Commonwealth funding that was set aside for the now scrapped Perth Freight Link. Mr McGowan wants to … Continue reading

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Double dipping: seven WA mayors moonlighting in private roles

PerthNow MAYORS at some of Perth’s biggest councils are working second jobs while receiving their ratepayer-funded six-figure salaries. A survey of the 28 metropolitan councils by The Sunday Times revealed seven mayors are moonlighting in private roles. Another four mayors … Continue reading

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Trucks on Park Street

Road Works to Lower Crest on Park Street Near Partridge Street Good News – the City of Swan have advised that road works will commence in May to lower the very dangerous crest on Park Street near Partridge Street. This … Continue reading

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RITA SAFFIOTI SWORN IN AS MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT; PLANNING & LANDS IN MCGOWAN LABOR CABINET

17 March 2017 Rita Saffioti MLA, Member for West Swan welcomed her appointment today as Minister for Transport; Planning & Lands after the swearing in ceremony at Government House this morning. Ms Saffioti comes into the position with experience in … Continue reading

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METRONET: Construction to start on the Morley-Ellenbrook Line in 2019

Now that we have a Labor government in WA we can start a whole new chapter on the promises that will benefit the Swan Valley and surrounding areas. Let’s start with METRONET as reported on our new Premier’s website:- Thursday … Continue reading

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MAJOR PARTIES COMMIT TO VALLEY FUNDING

Ellenbrook Advocate TOURISM funding for the Swan Valley has been highlighted as a major priority ahead of this weekend’s State Election. Swan Mayor Mick Wainwright said election pledges to protect the Swan Valley and market it as a tourist destination … Continue reading

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