Plans for new roadhouse at Glen Iris on the table

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times Monday, 18 June 2018 11:13AM Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon A new roadhouse is being considered for Forrest Highway opposite Coles Express Gateway in Glen Iris. The proposal includes a service station, fast food and take-away coffee outlets and a convenience store. An area has also …

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Apprenticeship numbers rise as completion rates fall

MORE Aussies are understanding the value of apprenticeships and traineeships but they are not necessarily seeing them through. The National Centre for Vocational Education Research reveals training commencements were up 7.6 per cent year-on-year in the December 2017 quarter, with 35,945 trade and non-trade commencements. About 9.3 per cent more …

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New greens for Bunbury bowlers

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times Monday, 18 June 2018 11:16AM Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Bunbury Bowling Club will use a $90,000 loan to help replace its synthetic green surface along with making other improvements to its club grounds. Bunbury City Council this week agreed to provide the club with a …

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Bill to axe GST on tampons passes Senate

The federal government faces pressure to take the GST off tampons after draft laws passed the Senate. A Greens bill to take the 10 per cent tax off feminine hygiene products passed the upper house on Monday without needing a parliamentary vote. While it is a blow for the government, …

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A fifth of shoppers oppose plastic bag ban

One in five Aussie shoppers are opposed to retail giants Woolworths and Coles introducing bans on single-use plastic bags. While the bans have been welcomed by green groups and many shoppers, research by Canstar Blue shows 20 per cent don’t agree. Woolies introduces its ban on Wednesday, when the retail …

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