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2015 Phillip Pendal Young Heritage Award

Once again I was pleased to sponsor the 2015 Phillip Pendal Young Heritage Award conducted by the South Perth Historical Society. The award, named in hour of my predecessor as Member for South Perth, the late Hon Phillip Pendal, encourages students from primary and secondary schools across the ci


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Manning Activity Choir Concert

Take a trip down memory lane or join in with the choir to sing your favourite hits from the 1940s, 50s and 60s. When: 1pm-2pm, Friday 26 June Where: Main Hall, Manning Senior Citizens Centre, 3 Downey Drv (off Ley St), Manning Cost: Free Bookings: Phone 9450 6273 to reserve your seat.


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Soil Turned at Manning Community Hub

The City of South Perth marked a milestone last Friday when PACT Construction Pty Ltd., together with the City’s Mayor, Council members and CEO, turned the first soil for the construction of the highly anticipated Manning Community Hub facility. The Manning Community Hub is a multi million doll


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Disappointment with South Perth Peninsula Joint Development Assessment

I am most disappointed with the recent decision of the Joint Development Assessment Panel to approve of what I consider an excessive height building on the South Perth peninsula. I think it is totally inappropriate for a building of 29 storeys to be located on the peninsula at 74 Mill Point Road.


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McDougal Park Community Kindergarten Opening Day

Last Wednesday I was pleased to attend the Opening Day of the McDougall Park Community Kindergarten. As the number of community kindergartens operating in Western Australia has been declining in recent years, South Perth are very privileged to have such a fantastic facility with exceptional staff


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Royal Perth Golf Club SIDS and Kids Community Room

As the Member for South Perth and also a member of the Royal Perth Golf Club, I am very proud that the club has supported SIDS and Kids Western Australia with $25,000 in funding for a new Community Room and teleconference equipment in the SIDS Kensington facility. The RPGC holds an annual charity


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Manning Men’s Shed Unveiling

As inaugural Patron of the Manning Men’s Shed I was pleased to attend and speak at the official opening this week. I have been fortunate to be involved early on in the project that started three years ago as an idea by Hilary Peters, then secretary of the Manning Senior Citizens Centre. I a


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$25,000 State Government Community Prevention Funding Grant to City of South Perth

I welcome the State Government’s $25,000 Community Crime Prevention Fund grant to the City of South Perth. The grant will assist in supporting local crime prevention initiatives in the community by upgrading the CCTV cameras around the Karawara Gowrie Centre and the George Burnett Leisure Centr


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