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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

Here’s why the 2017 flu season was so bad

Vaccines for the flu offer mediocre coverage compared with those for other diseases.  PLRANG ART/Shutterstock Ian M. Mackay, The University of Queensland and Katherine Arden, The University of Queensland Australia has recorded 221,853 flu infections so far in 2017, more than any other year. As the flu season comes to an end, we’re

Braidwood area garlic co-op an Australian first

by Georgina Byrnes Australia’s first Garlic Growers Co-operative is set to take off in Braidwood. Following on from a successful project funded by Landcare and led by Bronwyn Richards to develop early, mid and late season garlic crops in the Braidwood district, members of a Braidwood Garlic Growers Co-operative Working Group have

Jerrabomberra hosts talk on transport routes

COMMUNITY GROUPS are hosting a ‘community conversation’ in late August on Queanbeyan transport options. They question whether the Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE), from Jerra through Karabar and behind Greenleigh, is the best option for getting trucks off Monaro Street and commuters from new subdivisions to Canberra. President of the Jerrabomberra Residents