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Cowra Council responds to public upset on kangaroo plan

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ALERTED BY ANIMAL Liberation NSW, members of the public have contacted Cowra councillors protesting council’s decision to proceed with a plan to cull 30 of an estimated 300 kangaroos in the Cowra Peace Precinct area. As severe drought and fires hit eastern Australia, wildlife has been forced closer to settlements seeking

Footnote to QPRC stance on planning for weather

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“Water pipes burned and water quality assessed...” AS THE DISTRICT Bulletin published a review of QPRC’s (lack of) transparent forward planning with climate change risks in mind, a major fire broke out in the Tallaganda National Park, burning 31 thousand hectares by 6 December and ongoing as this was posted. While

Land clearing up 300% in NSW

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Government looking the other way, this affects everyone THE NATIONALS AND Liberals in NSW have been presiding over a dramatic increase in land clearing, leading to biodiversity loss, dust storms and impoverished soils. Add to that the negative effect on containing greenhouse gas emissions. New figures released by the Office of Environment

Maths hard and boring? Not this way!

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Bungendore School a winner MATHEMATICS IS A subject that has been getting unfairly treated, says Brent Hughes, former teacher and Teacher Educator for Matific maths education program. Despite what you might often hear, (or thought yourself) — maths is not boring, maths is not hard — is the program’s message. Matific is

Controversial Queanbeyan Bypass road: contractors left high and dry

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“CANBERRA AND QUEANBEYAN tradespeople say the $86 million Ellerton Drive extension has been mismanaged, after a sub-contractor spiralled into voluntary administration and left 21 local businesses nearly $395,000 out-of-pocket”, reports The Canberra Times. The debt includes almost half a million dollars owed to the Australian Taxation office. “Civil Bridge and Wharf,

Barilaro, National Party representative, at work

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Chop down the River Red Gums, destroy that park! NEWS BROKE MID-JULY that the National Party Member for Monaro, John Barilaro, is proposing legislation to destroy the Murray Valley National Park, and recommence logging to benefit some members of a community that received $97 million from taxpayers in compensation. Sparks were

Positive vision for climate response from Labor

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Hear it all now in the podcast with Mark Butler The Bulletin is adding some podcasts and here’s our first. With a federal election looming, Federal Shadow Minister for the Climate Change and Energy Mark Butler recently outlined what Australia can and must do to lower emissions and transition away from

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