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PORTLAND West residents wanting to rezone land to allow smaller subdivisions will have to wait until early next year for a decision by the Glenelg Shire Council. A petition signed by 18 residents fromOak Park, McIntyre’s and Echidna roads was presented to the council in September regarding zoning changes proposed in the Glenelg Sustainable Settlement Strategy (GSSS). The GSSS proposes rezoning of part of Portland West from Farming Zone to Rural Living Zone, making the minimum lot size eight hectares, [...]
FOLLOWING an outcry from private schools around the state, the State Government has backed down on its proposed means testing of a bus subsidy, designed to save $21.6 million annually. At the end of October, Minister for Education, Martin Dixon [...]
THE generosity of Portland and Heywood district people was again on show on Saturday as more than a hundred motor bikers joined in the 18th annual Heywood to Portland Toy Run, collecting donations of toys, food and money along the [...]
FOUR major trade unions have joined forces in the bid to save wind energy manufacturing jobs at Portland’s Keppel Prince Engineering. It follows community concerns that local jobs are at risk following recent decisions by wind farm companies to award [...]
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