16/11/2004 - 21:00

Big council night in Canberra

16/11/2004 - 21:00

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Big council night in Canberra

THE shires of Mount Marshall and Cue, the Town of Northam and the Western Australian Local Government Association’s Perth Biodiversity Project have been honoured at the National Awards for Local Government in Canberra.

The Shire of Mount Marshall was named National Special Award Winner for its Environmental Protection Program. It also won the Integrating Boiodiversity Conservation into Planning and Management Rural Council or Council under 15,000 Ratepayer Base award.

Shire of Cue’s Q’Fest – Cue’s Outback Festival won the Arts and Heritage Category prize.

The Town of Northam won the Local Greenhouse Action Rural Council or Council under 15,000 Ratepayer Base award for its Northam Eco-Retro House.

WALGA wo9n the Integrating Biodiversity Conservation into Planning and Management category for its Perth Biodiversity project.

Other WA municipalities  receiving commendations were:

Capel Shire Council in the Arts and Heritage category;

City of Melville in the Health Services category;

City of Gosnells in the Local Greenhouse Action category;

City of Subiaco in the Local Greenhouse Action category;

City of Mandurah in the Tourism Development category; and

City of Gosnells in the Work and Family Balance Commendation.

However, the national prize giving did not stop there.

The City of Mandurah and the Shire of East Pilbara were honoured at the 2004 Heart Foundation Local Government Awards.

The City of Mandurah was recognised for its Mandurah Active Plan.

The Shire of Pilbara won the Project with Limited Resources Winner.

The City of Melville’s The goAPE Club won a commendation in the Physical Activity Project category.

The Shire of Waroona and the Shire of Chittering made the finals in the national awards.

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