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‘Home Sweet Home’ exhibition opening

The exhibition Home Sweet Home is opening at The Q exhibition space and is a collection of local artists’ response to the theme of ‘home’. Home can mean a variety of things. It may denote a place of residence, an attachment to place or a sense of belonging. Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council invited

Safe and healthy childcare access in Bungendore

Letter to the Editor QPRC champions linked-up cycle/pedestrian pathways within townships to deliver safer, healthier and child-friendly environments. To a degree, Council is steadily delivering on this vision. In Bungendore, for example, broad cycle/pedestrian pathways connect the preschool, the primary school and the central community park which benefits greatly the kids

Gonski Mark 2 – What will Member for Monaro do?

Monaro schools may lose $6.1 million Regional schools to lose $400 million under federal proposals Labor candidate for the Monaro electorate, Bryce Wilson, has challenged the Deputy Premier and Member for Monaro, John Barilaro, to stand up for the existing NSW Gonski agreement on school funding. Wilson said Barilaro needs to equal the

Property and legal with Angela Backhouse

What is a Family Provision Claim? by Angela Backhouse Protecting your wealth from legal challenges to your deceased estate is an important consideration when undertaking the estate planning process. In particular, minimising the risk of a challenge by a disgruntled family member under family provision legislation is essential for ensuring your estate

Teaching children to kill

Narooma HuntFest deplored by residents by Susan Cruttenden In 2013 a licence was granted by the Eurobodalla Shire Council to the South Coast Hunters Club to hold a festival of hunting ( HuntFest) on crown land in Narooma on the June long weekend each year from 2013 to 2017. There was no community

Ten important things you need to know before breakfast

The Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council administration has seemingly extensive rate- and taxpayer-funded resources for communicating its activities and policies. For example, the monthly newsletter landing in everyone’s mailbox, backed up by council advertising and Administrator messages in weekly publications. We noticed Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council is using a cute way of getting

ANU loses much loved cabaret and food venue(s)

Teatro Vivaldi back-story, last shows, see below by John Shortis Teatro Vivaldi on the ANU campus has been a much-loved cabaret venue and restaurant for 14 years. During that time it has hosted significant names like Jon English, Caroline O’Connor, Simon Burke, Rhonda Burchmore, Simon Gallaher, as well as numerous student productions,

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