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Historic Braidwood at merger crossroads

Originally named the Eastern Capital City Regional Council, Palerang Council was proclaimed on February 11, 2004, when Tallaganda Shire was amalgamated with the area southeast of Canberra. The new council area included the town of Bungendore and, to celebrate the new identity, a brand spanking new council chambers was built

Braidwood rounds with Jill McLeod

Keith Potger

The Seekers Keith Potger falls for Braidwood’s charms Those of us with an artistic or literary bent understand why Braidwood draws us to its doorstep. When recently meeting Keith Potger, well known member of the iconic group, The Seekers, I fell victim to the obvious question “Why did you choose Braidwood?”

Jill McLeod- Faulty towers (err) communication

The following stories come from my own casebook but are echoed frequently around Braidwood town and district. [Ed note: familiar territory elsewhere in Palerang too]. The ability to communicate with other human beings plays a critical role in our lives. Erin Gilliam from the Department of Biological Sciences, North Dakota State

A cautionary tale of infrastructure and fish

Cheap and nasty bad investment Having lived in the Braidwood area for 25 years I have been aware of the successes gained by and the failures besetting the local council during the reigns of both Tallaganda and Palerang. Perhaps no failure has been as obvious as the cheap, nasty and poorly

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