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Manning Primary goes Waterwise

On 20 October I was very proud to formally recognise Manning Primary School as a Waterwise school. The students marked the occasion by performing an excellent series of skits at the school assembly to demonstrate the importance of water conservation.  The students  have been busy raising awareness


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South of Perth Yacht Club Opening

It was a pleasure to represent the Premier, Hon Colin Barnett, and officially open the South of Perth Yacht Club’s 65th sailing season. Attending the ceremony as a special guest was Jamie Dunross, who earlier this year became the first quadriplegic yachtsman to circumnavigate Australia solo.  Jam


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Hands off Richardson Park

South Perth MLA John McGrath has warned proponents of the South Perth Station precinct plan to keep their hands off Richardson Park. “I believe the people of South Perth will be outraged at the suggestion that Richardson Park could be gobbled up as part of the push for higher density around the p


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Tony Heslop takes out Clubperson of the Year

  Congratulations to Tony Heslop on winning the Clubperson of the Year award for 2010 at the Manning Rippers Junior Football Club. It has been my great pleasure to sponsor the award for the past two seasons and Tony follows on from the hard-working Chris Lockyer, who took out the award in 2009.


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“I’m Betting on Burswood”

I wrote an article for the West Australian (published 19 June 2010) about my views on the proposed stadium out at Burswood, which I have also mentioned in Parliament. Have a read of the article - the stadium is still under deliberation at this point. "I'm betting on Burswood" - John McGrath MLA P


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State Government funds microbats program

South Perth MLA John McGrath has welcomed State Government funding of $6,027 to trace the movements of microbats in the area. The funding will enable the City of South Perth to purchase a bat detector for mobile tracking of the tiny flying mammals and the recording and storing of bat calls to ide


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New undercover area for Como Primary!

 Today I went to the official opening of the new undercover area at Como Primary School.  It was a great occasion and all credit must go to the Como Primary School P&C who have worked tirelessly over many years to get this project completed. Read more here. To read the Minister for Education'


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