The ACT parks department is shedding blood in our regional backyard at Googong reserve and in Canberra parks – killing “protected” wildlife for the ninth year in a row. In the following story, our south-coast correspondent provides a timely reminder that many Australian citizens here and on the coast take
Comment by Susan Cruttenden. THERE ARE SOME important questions that need to be answered before the success or failure of the National Gun Amnesty can be properly determined. The terms of the amnesty varied from one jurisdiction to another, the ACT being one of the few with a social conscience prepared to
FLOWING THROUGH wilderness and national park, the Deua River (which later becomes the Moruya River) provides our coastal communities with water for households and farming as well as a pristine environment for native animals and birds such as the platypus and the azure kingfisher. This environment has been captured in Stuart
CHERYL DAVISON, an Aboriginal woman from the Yuin tribe, displayed her natural gift for story telling at a recent friendly gathering in the Tilba hall, where she captivated her audience with Dreamtime stories illustrated with screen projections of some of her beautiful art work. Cheryl’s Mum (pictured here with Cheryl) gave
12th Annual Exhibition 9–18 March 2018 PROGRAM UPDATE Sculpture Bermagui is just around the corner! Starting with an Opening Ceremony on Friday 9 March, Sculpture Bermagui continues until Sunday 18 March with a fire sculpture closing event. In between, visitors will see large and small works from established and emerging sculptors from all
THE MANY TOURISTS who holiday, or own property, in Eurobodalla Shire are entitled to know the latest on the HuntFest saga. This annual event has grown from a photographic competition and explanation / justification of animal killing in 2013 to its present, far more dangerous form. The original event licence, providing
By Susan Cruttenden. TWO VERY SUCCESSFUL events attended by animal and nature lovers recently were The Blessing of the Animals at All Saints, Bodalla, and the meeting of Coast Watchers, a local environmental group. All creatures great and small were blessed by Rev Mandy Wheatley at a gathering outside Bodalla’s historic church.