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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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Community Revegetation Project

On June the 11th and 12th the Jackson-Murray-Henley Action Group (JMH Action Group) conducted a planting weekend which was stage 2 of a community revegetation project. More than 1700 tubestock were planted. The JMP Action Group’s aim is to develop and maintain a uniquely peaceful area where reside


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Solar Powered Electric Ferries on the Swan River

I recently enjoyed a cruise on the Swan River in one of the new solar powered electric ferries which have just commenced a regular shuttle service around Perth’s central waterways. The Little Ferry Company will provide tourists and locals alike with a unique perspective of our stunning river an


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Christmas at Southcare

John McGrath MLA with Vicki Morrell at Southcare among the thousands of items that have been donated by the people of South Perth so that needy families will be able to better celebrate Christmas.


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