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Harvest Lakes Fun Day for Flood Relief

Feb 5 2011 10:00
Feb 5 2011 16:00

HARVEST LAKES FUN DAY FOR FLOOD RELIEF

Raising money for flood victims in QLD and Canarvon

Where: Harvest Lakes Community Centre, 62 Aurora Drive Atwell.

When: Saturday 5th February, 10am - 4pm

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We Need Your Help!

Save Beeliar Wetlands

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

The government plans to build a 6-lane highway through the Beeliar Wetlands, home to more than 220 plant and 123 bird species including the endangered Carnaby's Black Cockatoo.

It also traverses significant Aboriginal heritage sites. Read more »

LIME Meeting - Cockburn Cement

Feb 7 2011 18:30

LIME COMMUNITY ACTION GROUP

Dear resident,

ARE YOU AFFECTED BY COCKBURN CEMENT? Read more »

Kwinana Public Meeting with International Expert on Waste

Feb 8 2011 19:00

International Incinerator Expert, Dr Paul Connett to speak at public meeting in Kwinana.


Where: Kwinana Rec-quatic Centre


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Hands Off Point Peron Rally

Lynn is pictured here with local campaigner Dawn Jecks at the recent Hands Off Point Peron rally.

 

More than 500 people turned up to voice their opposition to plans for an inland canal-style development carved out of an A-class reserve on the Point Peron penninsular.

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Magellan lead scandal - new questions over 4 month wait for results

The Greens have today unearthed the latest development in the Magellan lead scandal – evidence of disturbing lead levels in the company’s own monitoring data, which are taking unreasonable lengths of time to analyse.

The party has been scouring the company’s monitoring results since the scandal blew up just days ago.

"Magellan’s own monitoring data reveals disturbing lead levels in three of its fifteen drainage sump sites – which are locations at the Fremantle Port used to indicate whether lead has escaped the shipping containers,” said Fremantle-based South Metropolitan MLC Lynn MacLaren.

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Greens say export of lead carbonate must stop

In response to new evidence that lead dust has been found outside the double bags bound for export at Fremantle, the WA Greens have called on the Barnett Government to uphold its promises and shut down the transportation of lead carbonate from Magellan’s Wiluna mine.

Fremantle-based Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren made the call after quoting former Environment Minister Donna Faragher, who stated in May 2010 that she would "not hesitate to shut it down should lead be traced back to Magellan ever be found in the environment.”

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Great News! Paganoni Swamp safe from development

We've had an early Christmas present this year with news that Paganoni Swamp Reserve has been saved from development.

In a thank you letter to Lynn, Friends of Paganoni Swamp Reserve co-ordinator Leonie Stubbs said that after more than two years of ardent lobbying, the Planning Minister has officially advised them that the entire area is now reserved in the MRS for Parks and Recreation.

The Bush Forever site 395 was proposed to be rezoned to "urban" in the draft Southern Metropolitan and Peel Sub-Regional Structure Plan to support the Karnup train station.

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The Starlight Hotel Choir CD

St Patrick’s Community Support Centre in Fremantle is proud to announce that the Starlight Hotel Choir has produced its first CD, 'Shelter Me'.

For a preview of the fantastic singing and music, please click here.

A number of the songs were written by members of the choir during their song-writing workshops.

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Save on your water bills with the 'Target 60' campaign

Lynn is throwing her support behind the Water Corporation’s “Target 60” campaign.

Perth has just had its driest winter on record. The Water Corporation has identified that each household must reduce its water usage by 10% (on average 60 litres per person) if we want to avoid serious water restrictions next year.

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