Changing ‘heart’ of those responsible for affordable housing?

Peter Tinley wasn’t the Premier’s first choice for Minister of Housing when Labor swept to power in 2017, but he wasted no time jumping on board with the belief  “it is essential for the government to partner with private industry to offer a diverse range of housing options”. Two years on this ethos is panning out […]

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Going to Optus Stadium? Living along Armadale train line rocks!

Updates: Disability/mobility access at Optus Stadium New bus to help get you to Stadium (if you live City of Canning through to Town of Vic Park) MYTHS busted! Transperth answers your Qs about Optus Stadium Yep, if you use the Armadale train line to get to big events at Optus Stadium, you’ve got it easy…. […]

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Poor priorities kick off 2018 for Canning?

OPINION PIECE It’s reasonable to assume that at a time when Canning’s land deals are tanking, community group funding bids are falling short and the McGowan govt seeks to rein in assistance to local govts (it just slashed $285,000 from Canning’s eco education centre), the council would take a more sustainable approach to how the community’s monies […]

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Canning kept “poor”?

With the Canning area now boasting Australia’s first Aboriginal Treasurer, MP Ben Wyatt, WA’s first Asian Mayor, Paul Ng, and one of the largest, imminent infill areas this close to the CBD, its time to stop portraying it as some kind of “multicultural poor town”. Former Premier Colin Barnett, when promoting the then-promised MAX light […]

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