Swan River Trust

Quick build for Northbridge Hilton

The third DoubleTree by Hilton hotel announced for Perth will likely be the first to open, with forward works about to start and a ground-breaking ceremony held at the Northbridge site today.

Swan River seaplane trial wins approval

Seaplane tours operating from the Swan River are a step closer to reality after the Swan River Trust approved a 12-month trial by Catalina Airlines.

Matilda Bay knock-back stirs debate

THE Swan River Trust and the City of Subiaco have effectively skittled a redevelopment proposal for the Matilda Bay Tea Rooms, forcing the proponent to abandon plans for a licensed cafe on the iconic site.

Company looks to clean waterways

THE commercialisation of a water purification technology by Perth-based Water Sciences International (WSI) could have a major impact on the Swan River amid other, wide-ranging applications.

Perth answer to river woes

WITH fish in the Swan River perishing at an alarming rate, Perth company Oceania Re-search International claims to have a proven solution for treating algal bloom that has so far been overlooked by relevant authorities.

Seaplanes may return

SEAPLANES may soon land on the Swan River again.

Houseboats take to Swan

THE first commercial houseboat venture operating on the Swan River has been officially launched.

Houseboat plan moves closer

COMMERCIAL houseboats on the Swan River may soon be a reality. WA-based Hydrocats has been invited to lodge an application with the Swan River Trust to conduct a five-year trial of the concept.