Division on sustainability | The West Australian

The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River will establish its first new committee in almost a decade as part of its push into sustainable economic development. Following endorsement by the council last week, chief executive Gary Evershed will draw up the committee’s terms, with councillors keen to vet community delegates involved. But …

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MP says water rise unjustified

Busselton Dunsborough Times Friday, 1 June 2018 11:21AM Camera IconVasse MLA Libby Mettam has slammed the State Government for raising water charges, saying Busselton Water’s planned takeover of the Dunsborough-Yallingup Water Supply could have helped lower fees.Picture: WA News. Vasse MLA Libby Mettam has slammed the State Government for raising …

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MP maintains St John rage

Bunbury-based Labor MLC Adele Farina has criticised the findings of a long-awaited review into allegations of cultural dysfunction within St John Ambulance. Ms Farina was highly critical of St John while in Opposition after two reports in 2016 found “toxic” and “dysfunctional” workplace issues contributed to the suicides of five …

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Open day for Evolution Equestrian

Evolution Equestrian will host an open day this long weekend, inviting the public to view their new collection of horse-riding gear and the family’s vintage car collection. The Johnson family established the dressage coaching centre a decade ago, and their students have since competed at State and national level. Head …

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Works start on foreshore playground

Chloe FraserBusselton Dunsborough Times Friday, 1 June 2018 11:32AM Camera IconThe first stage of construction of a new adventure playground at the foreshore commenced on Monday.Picture: Supplied The next project of Busselton’s foreshore redevelopment plan is in full swing with construction of a new adventure playground beginning this week. The …

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Businesses call for more parking at Enterprise Park

Dunsborough business owners are calling for a solution to parking supply issues at Dunsborough Enterprise Park after being told to reinstate vegetation which was cleared to make way for extended parking. Businesses were issued with a notice to re-vegetate parts of the verge along Commonage Road after residents expressed concern …

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Carey Park’s perfect start still intact

Carey Park claimed its sixth-straight win to start the season when they defeated South Bunbury 63-36 at the South West Sports Centre on Saturday. The Panthers led from start to finish, with accurate shooting from Sid McAlister, Sophie Bell and Kennedy Tupaea supported by of Chloe Willsher, who played another …

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Road warning amid high animal hit rate

Drivers are being reminded to slow down, particularly at dusk and dawn, in a bid to reduce increasing animal collisions on roads. Recent figures released by AAMI Insurance confirmed roads between Bunbury and Margaret River had some of the highest animal collision rates in the country. Animal group FAWNA president …

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