City of Cockburn limit on local bottle shops

The City of Cockburn has received unanimous support after their decision to limit the number of bottle shops to two per local shopping centre. Compelling evidence from several Australian studies shows increased levels of alcohol are detrimental towards public health and safety. This move will prevent an increase in the availability of alcohol. Logan Howlett,…

Hamilton Hill High School Bids Farewell After 56 Years Of Education

After 56 years of service, and several generations of passing through its doors, Hamilton Hill Senior High School is closing. Events leading up to the closure allowed community members and past students to relive their memories at the school. Principal of Hamilton Senior High School, Paul Bottcher, said the school has played an integral role…

City of Cockburn denies reports of Australia Day date change

In a recent article, there are reports by the media that the City of Cockburn is the next local council to change the date of their Australia day celebrations. However, Cockburn Mayor, Logan Howlett, denied that they are considering shifting their festivities. Mr Howlett said their annual Australia day community beach party, citizenship ceremony and…

Melville Mayor Russel Aubrey hits at Roe extension plan

Melville City Mayor has criticised plans to link Roe Highway to Murdoch Drive, saying it will push all the congestion through to the Melville City area. The plan aims to reduce congestion on Murdoch Drive, South Street and Kwinana Freeway, improving access to Fiona Stanley Hospital and the Murdoch Activity Centre. Mr Aubrey, however, believes…

Rehabilitation Underway At Roe 8 Reserve

By Taylah Hanna A State Government lead rehabilitation program for the Roe 8 reserve is underway, in alliance with the City of Cockburn. The program commenced on May 22nd and saw the decontamination and removal of asbestos, the relocation of extensive piles of mulch to a temporary location, and the spraying of weeds. The 10…

Police Seize Big Cash, Arrest Two men Over Perth Crime Spree

Police have arrested two men and seized more than $100,000 worth of cash over burglaries committed throughout Perth. Midland Detectives arrested the offenders following an investigation into home burglaries in Greenwood, Ellenbrook, Wembley Downs and Claremont during May. Police will allege the offenders forced their way into homes and stole vehicles, cash and property. They…

Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre to House Dockers

The new Aquatic and Recreation Centre (ARC) in Cockburn opened this week and will serve as the new headquarters and training facility of the Fremantle Dockers. Over 300 guests were in attendance at the opening for the ARC on Friday evening. The Fremantle Dockers President Dale Alcock acknowledged the contributions of the City of Cockburn,…

EXCLUSIVE: Roe 8 Ramifications A Disaster For Murdoch Precinct

A new development in the Roe 8 saga has occurred. Murdoch University have revealed a plan to further develop the university site, but there may not be any access to the future site. The Mayor of Melville, Russell Aubrey says, “What we’re interested in is to be able to be free and live our lives…

Nalder Faces Music Over Roe 8 Construction

Dozens of Cockburn residents front up Transport Minister Dean Nalder demanding the government to ditch the Perth Freight Link construction. The minister spoke with residents briefly yesterday afternoon at the front of him electoral office before departing. Mr Nalder told residents a definite answer will be given to them between August and September regarding the future…