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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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New way to control stable fly

Echo News – RESEARCH is pointing to a quick, low cost, non-chemical solution to control the declared pest stable fly, which could improve business profitability at the same time. Researchers said they found burying vegetable crop waste after harvest and … Continue reading

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Rural properties revegetation program

Need some green? If your property is 10,000 square metres (2.5 acres) or over, and is located in the City of Swan, you are eligible to receive a free allocation of plants. The City is pleased to announce the launch … Continue reading

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NO FRACKING IN THE SWAN VALLEY UNDER LIBERALS – MISLEADING SPIN SCARING THE COMMUNITY

There will be no fracking in the Swan Valley under a Liberal Government. Liberal Candidate for West Swan and City of Swan Councillor Rod Henderson said that misleading information had been provided to residents on the potential for such mining … Continue reading

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Swan Valley restriction could change (fracking…)

Echo News A MINISTERIAL direction given to a  gas exploration company to not interfere with the surface of land covered by the Swan Valley Planning Act 1995 is to ensure the area is protected until the Swan Valley Protection Bill … Continue reading

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Labor plans fracking ban

Ellenbrook Advocate OPPOSTION leader Mark McGowan has announced WA Labor’s plans to ban fracking in the Swan Valley and other regions of the State. Mr McGowan said in Capel on Thursday that the Perth metropolitan area, Peel region and the … Continue reading

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SVPA Submission – Draft Whiteman Park Strategic Plan 2016-2020

Secretary WAPC Locked Bag 2506 Perth WA 6001 By email: Andrew.Hawkins@planning.wa.gov.au Submission: Draft Whiteman Park Strategic Plan 2016-2020 Deciding on a plan. The Plan was decided on by a committee of Indigenous stakeholders, local government and five government departments. The … Continue reading

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Draft Whiteman Park Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020

Whiteman Park is one of Perth’s most visited attractions, with more than one million visitors each year. It is also the most visited attraction in the Swan Valley. Recently the Park earned a place among the very best attractions in … Continue reading

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GREENPAGE NEWSLETTER June/July 2016

Top stories for this month: Steamwand training Bush Skills 4 Youth holiday workshops New weed identification tool: MyWeedWatcher Planting and gardening tips Read newsletter…

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City of Swan Sustainable Environment Policy

The City of Swan, through responsible stewardship of natural resources and enhancement of the City’s appearance, will:- Protect and maintain our natural environment; Create and promote community awareness to encourage responsible environmentalbehaviour; Effectively manage resource consumption, including water and energy, … Continue reading

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