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Dept recommends Jupiter Wind Farm refusal

Jupiture wind farm landscape

NSW-BASED RENEWABLE energy developer EPYC says while it is disappointed with a NSW Department of Planning recommendation to the Planning Assessment Commission to refuse the proposed 54-turbine Jupiter Wind Farm southeast of Tarago, the company will assess moving to the next step. The Department of Planning had reportedly received about 400

Greyhounds off in NSW Monaro 2019 race

greyhound racing

GREYHOUND RACING racing enthusiasts might be waiting longer for a track in Queanbeyan than they were led to believe, if they get one at all. The National Party Member for Monaro, John Barilaro, first leapt to the defence of the ACT greyhound racing fraternity in June 2017, just months out from

Build local schools with tax dollars

classroom young children

Labor pledges primary school for Googong. LAST YEAR THE leader of the Opposition, Luke Foley MP and Candidate for Monaro Bryce Wilson committed a future NSW Labor Government to building a new primary school in Googong. Labor has criticized the Deputy Premier and National Party representative for Monaro John Barilaro for not

Dreamtime: Then, Now and Forever

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

Southern Harvest Farmers Markets, every Thursday and Saturday

southern harvest farmers market

MEET YOUR SOUTHERN Harvest producers Queanbeyan, EVERY Thursday, 3–7pm (lifestyle precinct, Crawford St, Queanbeyan) and Bungendore, EVERY Saturday, 9am–12noon (Anglican Church Hall, off Butmaroo St) COMMUNITY STALL: Hosted at the Southern Harvest tent, there will be a space for community and backyard growers to come and sell/test their produce without the risk of a

Poll: business confidence falling in regional NSW

Gibralter Street, Bungendore.

Infrastructure promise ignored, millions unspent THE LATEST SENSIS Business Index report found business confidence in regional NSW had fallen 20 points to 34, which is below the national average. Shadow Treasurer Ryan Park said the figures should serve as a wake-up call for the Berejiklian-Barilaro government as business confidence drops. Deputy Premier and

Habitat protection starts at home

habitat protection starts at home

By Robin Tennant Wood, writing from eastern Palerang. ONE OF THE LARGEST factors influencing biodiversity decline is loss of habitat. Peri-urban development, rural subdivision and the so-called ‘tree change’ movement have resulted in vast tracts of wildlife habitat being lost. This, in turn, pushes wildlife to the margins of their habitat