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Neat to meet Pete

Shortis and Simpson

Five Palerang OAMs in the same week! By John Shortis. MAY THE FOURTH is unofficially known as Star Wars Day (May the Fourth be with you!) and this date in 2018 was a significant day for me and my partner Moya Simpson. The significance was unrelated to that movie franchise though, instead it

Private Forestry bill to get NSW Upper House review

native forest bill

Environmental, beekeeper and farmer concerns Submissions close 30 May 2018 THE FORESTRY LEGISLATION Amendment Bill 2018 transfers much of the responsibility for the management of Private Native Forestry from the EPA to Local Land Services. It also amends the Forestry Act 2012 and Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016*  to “update” the regulatory

Far from live export and other animal nightmares

Little Oak Sanctuary

LITTLE OAK SANCTUARY is a not-for-profit, registered charity that offers sanctuary to animals in need while promoting compassion for all animals through education and cruelty-free living. We started in 2013 on a 20-acre property in Bywong, inspired to share the stories of individual farmed animals in the hope of making connections

John’s junket for nuclear power

nuclear power USA

MEMBER FOR MONARO and Deputy Premier John Barilaro has spent thousands of taxpayer dollars flying to the United States as part of his campaign to build nuclear reactors in NSW. The NSW Opposition has revealed that in March, the Nationals leader took a staff member and a Government official to the

Our region skills and apprentice shortages, why?

apprenticeship skills

Regional Development Australia Southern Inland (RDASI) survey shows  62% of local businesses believe they have a skills shortage EDEN-MONARO FEDERAL representative Mike Kelly is publicising the skills shortages cropping up in regional and rural communities. He says it’s made worse thanks to the Turnbull Government’s cuts of nearly $3 billion from

New Queanbeyan Police headquarters, no nearer

THE NSW LABOR Opposition has again raised the question of a three-year lag so far between promises and reality for an updated police headquarters for Queanbeyan/Palerang. The issue also involves conflicting political promises to move the police to the proposed new $55 million (or thereabouts) QPRC administration building while that

Still Light

Homage Georg Flegel by Jane Gerrish 2018

New works by Jane Gerrish Sydney artist Jane Gerrish will open a solo exhibition at Suki & Hugh Gallery, Bungendore on 12 May 2018. IN THE EXHIBITION entitled ‘Still Light’, Gerrish draws on her passion for research to take viewers on a journey through time. Her curiosity is infectious as a narrative

Ask supermarkets to stop stocking kangaroo cruelty

By Humane Society International. The Humane Society International has signed an open letter with other organisations with our concerns on the welfare implications of kangaroo slaughter in Australia. What can you do? 1. Most importantly, please provide feedback to Woolworths and Coles directly, encouraging them not to stock kangaroo meat products (for humans or pets)

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