news - october 2011

Progress Association · Newsletter November 2011

Newsletter November 2011..

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West Gidge Fire Brigade · Christmas Party

The West Gidgegannup Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade is pleased to invite landholders and brigade members and their family in the West Gidgegannup fire district to our End of Season Party.

Saturday 26 November 2011, Gidgegannup Recreational Club, from 6.00pm. RSVP to Natalie on 9578 3596 or 0417 956 223 no later than Friday 18 November 2011.

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Recreational Club · AGM 2011

At the Club House, Percy Cullen Oval, Monday 10th October 2011. Enquiries to Allan on 9574 7104.

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Football Club · Gidge Bulldogs Premiership / AGM

The Gidge Bulldogs have become the Hills Football Association Premiers for the third successive year in a 10.9(69) to 8.7(55) game against Pickering Brook.

The AGM will be held at the Recreation Club on Sunday 6th November, 2011 at 11.30 am, followed by a barbecue

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Cricket Club · Season Start

Require new players for the upcoming season in the Hills Sunday Cricket Association.

Season commences on 16 October 2011. Training is on Wednesday evenings at 5.30 at Percy Cullen oval starting 29th September. Gidge plays in the Hills Cricket Association on Sundays from 12.30 pm. Games are one-day encounters, 40 overs a side, with a series of 20/20 fixtures in January.

If you enjoy the game and would like to join, then contact Dave Proudmore on 9574 6540 for more information.

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Experience Gidgegannup · Newsletter October 2011

Newsletter October 2011..

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Progress Association · Newsletter October 2011

Newsletter October 2011..

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City of Swan · Charlie Zannino Re-elected

Dear Residents

I wish to sincerely thank residents of the Gidgegannup and Swan Valley community for their support during the recent City of Swan local elections. It is truly a honour to represent our region and I will continue to work hard with residents, community groups and local business to achieve positive outcomes for our unique rural region.

I strongly believe in representing the views of residents and rural landowners, as I care greatly about the future of our community. If you need my help please do not hesitate to contact myself on 9296 1147 or 0412 788 817, as I am pleased to assist.

Kind Regards

Charlie Zannino
Councillor for Swan Valley & Gidgegannup Ward
City of Swan Mayor

EMRC · E-Newsletter October 2011

1. CEO's message
2. Resource Recovery Project - Community Partnership Agreement
3. Resource Recovery Project - Technology options
4. Hazelmere Recycling Centre update
5. Perth Solar City Demonstration Project Launch
6. Act-Belong-Commit Avon Descent Family Fun Days
7. Impact of Carbon Pricing
8. Who's new to EMRC
9. Council and committee meeting dates

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City of Swan · Bushfire Preparedness Meeting

During summer in WA, the vegetation and weather conditions together with human activities makes us vulnerable to Bushfires and its effects. Therefore, bushfires are inevitable but we can act together to reduce the frequency and manage the effects bushfires have on our communities.

The City of Swan will be conducting information sessions to assist you in preparing your property for the 2011/2012 fire season.

Gidgegannup Place Office, Saturday 15 October 2011, 9.30-11:30am.

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EMRC · Red Hill Community Liaison Meeting

The meeting provides a forum for information exchange and communication between the organisation, local residents and other stakeholders. The meeting will be held at the Red Hill Waste Management Facility 1094 Toodyay Road, Red hill on the 7th December 2011 at 6.00 pm.

Snacks and refreshments will be provided. RSVP Giulia Bono on 9424 2227 or by email.

For more information contact Rachael Lovegrove 9424 2249 or visit the link below.

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City of Swan · Community Fire Preparedness Info Nights

October is bushfire preparedness month. To help you prepare your property for the 2011/12 bushfire season, we'll be hosting a number of information sessions over the month of October. No RSVP required, just turn up on the day!

See the link below for dates and venues.

City of Swan website..

City of Swan · Australia Day Citizenship Awards 2012

Nominations are being called for the City of Swan Premier's Australia Day Active Citizenship Awards in conjunction with the Australia Day Council of Western Australia.

Nominations are being accepted for the following awards:
- Active Citizenship Award
- Active Citizenship Award for a person under 25 years
- Active Citizenship Award for a community group or event

Nominations close Friday 11th November 2011. Awards will be presented at the City of Swan Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony on 26th January 2012

Download the nomination form from the link below and return to City of Swan, PO Box 196, Midland WA 6936.

Please contact Susan Friend at the City of Swan on 9267 9104 for further information.

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City of Swan · Candidate Ron Henderson

After a 12 year break, I am standing in the Swan Valley/Gidgegannup Ward. There are many issues that need to be addressed in the area and Iím keen to get into it! Please take the time to vote when your postal voting package arrives in around the third week of September.

Kind Regards

Rod Henderson
Candidate for Swan Valley/Gidgegannup Ward
City of Swan

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City of Swan · Candidate Charlie Zannino

The local elections for the Swan Valley & Gidgegannup areas are well underway, with most residents having received their postal ballots by now. I encourage residents to use this important opportunity to vote and please find attached my election material for your members information and circulation as you consider appropriate. I am happy to discuss any local issues, concerns or ideas your members have, so please do not hesitate to contact me on 0412 788 817.

Kind Regards

Charlie Zannino
Candidate for Swan Valley/Gidgegannup Ward
City of Swan

Election Material..

State Government · Minister supports truck parking regulations

Planning Minister John Day has given his support to a City of Swan decision to amend its local planning scheme regarding parking of commercial vehicles and transport depots on rural and residential landholdings.

The City of Swan will give affected people 12 months to comply with the Amendment No.40 to the City of Swan Local Planning Scheme No.17.

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State Government · Tough new litter fines

Under a new zero tolerance policy on potentially dangerous littering behaviour, people who litter cigarette butts will face an on the spot fine of $200, up from $75, while anyone successfully prosecuted for general littering could soon face a maximum fine of $5,000, up from $1,000.

According to the Fire and Emergency Services Authority, between eight and 12 per cent of fires are started by cigarette butts, so it is important that we each do our bit to keep WA safe and litter free, whether through the enforcement process or community education.

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State Government · Off-road motorbike trail in Gnangara

Recreational trail bike users in the metropolitan area will have access to upgraded facilities following construction of a new area in the Gnangara pine plantation.

These programs are the initial stages of the State Governmentís response to the State Trail Bike Strategy and are intended to begin the transition process of recreational trail bike riders to a more planned, managed, sustainable and safer environment for their activity.

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