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Minister condemns river rubbish

Environment Minister Bill Marmion is urging the public to take better care of Perth’s Swan and Canning rivers by not dumping rubbish in the water and on the foreshores

Mr Marmion said 14 tonnes of rubbish was retrieved from the Riverpark by Swan River Trust officers last financial year and a similar amount is accruing this year.

“That’s on top of the rubbish picked up by councils and community groups and it has to stop,” he said

» Read the Minister's full statement