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
THE NSW OPPOSITION has been making the most of the uproar created by Deputy Premier and Member for Monaro John Barilaro, questioning his judgement, after Barilaro first called on Prime Minister Turnbull to resign before Christmas and, a week later, backflipping on that comment. Barilaro reportedly told Sydney ABC radio that
Imagine not having to pay for your car’s fuel? With an electric vehicle and NRMA membership, you won’t have to. THE ORGANISATION HAS announced it will establish Australia’s largest electric vehicle fast-charging network, which will be free for its members. The $10 million investment will deliver at least 40 chargers – more
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.
Story and images by Jo Walker, District Bulletin, December 2011 TEA-TREES are a widespread genus of Australian plants, with more than 80 species occurring in all states and territories. The genus name, Leptospermum, describes the abundant narrow seeds which are carried in woody fruit capsules. The common name, Tea-tree, refers to attempts
By Merran Laver. RECENT STATISTICS for Wildcare show that over the past year we responded to over 3,300 calls about wildlife needing help. The largest number of calls related to macropods (1,560) – mostly eastern grey kangaroos, as well as wallabies and the odd wallaroo. Road collisions were the primary reason
What you shouldn’t be doing on high fire danger days The statutory Bush Fire Danger Period commenced on Sunday, 1 October, 2017. The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is reminding residents that fire permits are required during the this period. Residents must also give the NSW RFS and their neighbours