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$129 million for bike paths

$129 million for bike paths

Yvonne Ardley, ECU Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

The State Government’s announcement of $129 million into new cycling network projects, has been welcomed by both cyclists and motorists. The project will prioritise paths around Perth’s CBD and its surrounding 15 km and will include at least 95 km of new cycling paths. The Royal Automobile...

City library opens amidst service funding fears 

City library opens amidst service funding fears 

Jonah Highman, Staff reporter

March 1, 2016


Filed under News

City of Perth has opened its new $60m library and history centre this morning, which is set to become the city’s next iconic landmark. Acclaimed by Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi as the “lounge room” of the city, the 7-level state-of-the-art library is the first new civic building to open in the...

Teenage boy rescued from crane in Perth’s CBD

Teenage boy rescued from crane in Perth’s CBD

Hayley Moir, Staff reporter

September 1, 2015


Filed under News

A 13-year-old boy has been rescued by firefighters in Perth's CBD after climbing 40 metres up a crane and becoming too frightened to climb back down. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) were called to the Pier Street and St George's Terrace location in the early hours of Tuesday...

New attempts to get beggars off streets

New attempts to get beggars off streets

Carina Mirabile, Student Reporter

August 22, 2014


Filed under News

Begging on Perth streets could soon be made illegal with the State Government and City of Perth cracking down on anti-social behavior disfiguring the central business district. A committee established by both State Government and local council will review legislative, policing and surveillance solutions...

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