What’s Happening

South Perth Tennis Club

Opening the new season at South Perth Tennis Club with president Steve Zeeb (left) and a selection of past presidents.


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Hallowed turf

A world-class, locally grown turf business has been chosen to provide the playing surface for the new Perth Stadium. This morning I visited the stadium site with Premier Colin Barnett, Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies and senior representatives from the Football Federation Australia for the


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Another First for South Perth – Trial of Australia’s First Fully Driverless Shuttle

On the 31st of August at the Royal Perth Golf Club, the RAC unveiled Australia’s first driverless shuttle bus which will be trialed in South Perth. The Intellibus will carry passengers and interact with traffic, parked cars, cyclists and pedestrians as it travels along South Perth Esplanade . The


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Leadership camp and basketball tournament hosted by Clontarf Girls Academy

It was great to catch up with members of the Broome Team at today's launch of a three-day leadership camp and basketball tournament at Curtin University, hosted by Clontarf Girls Academy. Wonderful program for young Aboriginal women. Thanks to founder and CEO Ricky Grace for the invitation.


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Container Deposit Scheme for W.A.

On the 17th of August 2016, the Hon. Premier Colin Barnett MLA and Hon. Albert Jacob MLA Minister for Environment & Heritage announced a container deposit scheme for W.A. This will allow consumers to be able to return eligible drink cans and bottles for recycling and claim a 10 cent refund for e


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Fundraising breakfast held by Soroptimists of South Perth

Delighted to attend a fundraising breakfast held by Soroptimists of South Perth to aid Starick, an organisation that offers support and refuge to women and children escaping domestic violence. Great speech by Professor Lyn Beazley AO on the role of science in women’s lives.


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Tick For Crossing

Southern Gazette (Victoria Park) 9 Aug 2016 SOUTH Perth MLA John McGrath believes a new east-west Swan River crossing either by bridge or tunnel as an extension of Berwick Street could provide an answer to growing traffic congestion in the suburb. The proposed crossing is part of the Perth... re


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Beijing Normal University and Xiamen University of Technology students visit Parliament House

On the 22nd of July a delegation of students from Beijing Normal University and Xiamen University of Technology students visited Parliament House. They were in Perth to undertake a program on Western Leadership which included presentations at UWA, visits to government agencies, and industry visits.


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