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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

First 2018 funding round opens

APPLICATIONS FOR the first 2018 Veolia Mulwaree Trust funding round will open on Monday 29 January. The Veolia Mulwaree Trust provides valuable financial assistance to not-for-profit organisations and community projects with its grant and donation programs. Charities, service groups, schools, preschools, health services, emergency services and many sporting and recreation clubs are

HuntFest blights South Coast


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

Tis the season for Tea-trees

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