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Release Date: 30 March 2012
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Aboriginal Driver Training Program
Are you 16 or over and don't have your learner's permit? Visit the Champion Centre on any Thursday and sit the test.
The Champion Centre and Armadale's Aboriginal Police Liaison Officers are providing opportunities for indigenous people to get their learners permit.
Listen to an in depth talk about local road rules and regulations watch a Hazard Perception DVD, ask questions and clarify concerns before you sit the test. Light lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Thursdays, 10am - 2pm
Champion Centre, 76 Champion Drive, Seville Grove
Bookings are essential.
Call 9399 0820 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Prohibited Burning Period for the City of Armadale has been extended for a further fourteen (14) days from Sunday 1 April 2012 to midnight Saturday 14 April 2012.
Round 2 winners announced
Round 2 of the 2011/2012 Community Grants program has awarded nine non for profit organisations/groups up to $1,000 to assist in community focused projects.
Successful applicants include Armadale Consumer Advisory Group, Armadale Gosnells Landcare Group, Black Cockatoo Preservation Society, Classic Sounds Orchestra, Nerrigen Brook Primary School P&C, Roberta Jull Community Care Association Inc, Roleystone Community Garden, Roleystone Men's Shed and the Roleystone Scouts.
Funds will be used for projects such as open days, outdoor concerts, volunteer materials, healthy food education and storytelling sessions.
Do you have a stream on your property?
Any City of Armadale resident who has a waterway flowing through their property has the chance to participate in the Streamcare program. Landowners can receive technical advice regarding weed control, herbicides, property planning and revegetation, all specific to their property.
Owners may also be eligible for free native plants to revegetate their waterway and create a healthier environment.
The project has helped hundreds of landholders care for their local riverside environment. The program aims to revitalise local streams and improve the habitat for native fish and wildlife.
Be part of Streamcare today and watch the benefits flow on and on.
If you live in the City of Armadale, have a waterway on your property and would like to be involved in this program, please contact the Streamcare Promoter on 9399 0111.
Energy efficiency tips for the home and garden
This workshop is ideal for those of you who are improving your home and garden to become more energy efficient.
The workshop covers energy efficiency tips in the home and garden that will save you thousands in energy costs, while turning your garden into a cool natural space, using plants for natural heating and cooling.
Look at ways to maximise solar energy with passive orientation, great tips for shading those exposed heat traps, best plants and trees for natural cooling, great gardening tips - and much more!
Meet celebrity experts and find out how you can switch your thinking with confidence.
Tuesday 1 May, 6pm - 9pm
Frye Park Pavilion, Clifton Street, Kelmscott
Proudly supported by Synergy and Cities of Armadale and Gosnells.
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Phone: (08) 9399 0111
Fax: (08) 9399 0184