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Police to stay put: QPRC back to drawing board

By District Bulletin Council Watch. IT LOOKS LIKE it’s back to the drawing board for Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) on a new administration building. But that’s not all bad news. QPRC’s efforts to entice the NSW Police to move from their current Queanbeyan station into the proposed six-storey, $57 million council headquarters

A story of love, loss and connection

‘All that you’ve become.’ NOVEMBER show, Suki & Hugh Gallery, Bungendore When emerging Sydney-based artist Jaimee Paul lost her father earlier this year she chose to channel her heartache into something positive. She has created a body of watercolour paintings and drawings for a solo exhibition entitled ‘All that you’ve become’ at

QPRC HQ still uncertain, but demolition works flagged

Question raised re caretaker timing of EDE contract. By District Bulletin Council Watch. THE FATE OF the proposed new council administration building, public space and underground parking in Queanbeyan remain uncertain, with no word on whether the NSW Police will occupy two of six proposed levels. More than a month since the new

Here’s why the 2017 flu season was so bad

Vaccines for the flu offer mediocre coverage compared with those for other diseases.  PLRANG ART/Shutterstock Ian M. Mackay, The University of Queensland and Katherine Arden, The University of Queensland Australia has recorded 221,853 flu infections so far in 2017, more than any other year. As the flu season comes to an end, we’re

Heed science review not government assumptions ACT urged

— press release. THE ANIMAL JUSTICE Party has called on the ACT government to heed a 2014 CSIRO independent review of the alleged evidence underpinning Canberra’s annual kangaroo slaughter. The independent review revealed that the government’s research did not support its assumption that kangaroos at pre-cull numbers on city reserves have

Try a little mint for garden colour

Story and images by Jo Walker, District Bulletin, November 2008 FOR THOSE who appreciate a splash of blue, mauve or white in their gardens at this time of year, mint-bushes would have to be one of the better choices. These eye-catching plants are in the same family (Lamiaceae) as the aromatic