Suburban guerillas unite for war on DAPs

More than 40 people from suburban “guerilla” groups united in Mosman Park on Wednesday night to fight to abolish development assessment panels in next year’s state election. People came from as far as Serpentine-Jarrahdale on a cold, wet night to voice their anger at the DAP system and how it has adversely affected their suburbs.

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Winter business boomed on the Cottesloe beachfront this week, thanks to its becoming a Pokémon Go hotspot. “It’s great for the area and for business,” Justin Locke, the manager of Indiana, said. “It’s terrifi c to see people up and out of the house, being more social, coming in groups, laughing and having fun. “People are popping in and having a coffee and playing Pokémon.”

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