1. More doors open for WA home buyers

    More West Australians will be able to achieve their home ownership dream after Housing Minister Terry Redman yesterday announced significant changes to Keystart lending criteria.

    In the metropolitan area, income caps have been lifted from $70,000 to $90,000 for singles; $90,000 to $110,000 for couples; and $110,000 to $130,000 for families. The property price cap has been lifted from $400,000 to $450,000 and the allowable debt level from an applicant has increased from seven per cent to 10 per cent

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  2. Suburb of the Month – Tuart Hill

    Tuart Hill is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.

    Tuart Hill is named after the Tuart tree (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) that once grew extensively throughout the area, especially around Dog Swamp. In 1914 the suburb name of Grenville was proposed as a name for the suburb by the Grenville Progress Association, but not accepted due to its likeness to Granville in New South Wales

    Events

    Since 1914, the Osborne Park Agricultural Society holds its annual show at Robinson Reserve in Tuart Hill. The show is usually held around the first weekend in December on Friday and Saturday and features displays

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