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WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER. Let’s drop the tribalism in response to last summer’s disasters “WE’RE ALL IN this together” — it’s become the catch cry and familiar tune to the global pandemic. People from Eden-Monaro and beyond have heard the call, acting for the collective good, something that is now paying

When words fail us

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POLITICS HAS BECOME so bad in places, so over-the-top in behaviour that appears consequence-free, even when badged corrupt or immoral, that it gets beyond us.  Earnest reporting and social media commentary can’t keep up. It’s too depressing. But a remedy has appeared. Bring on the satirists. Consider Koalagate. It featured a

Bungendore growing pains: residents challenge tree clearing, non-transparent council dealings on development

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A NUMBER OF decisions made by Palerang Council pre-amalgamation are now on the implementation radar of Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council (QPRC). These have their origin in the projected rapid resident and business growth of Bungendore. Visitors have for some time seen empty business premises at the Kings Highway entrance to Bungendore

Surprise! NSW embraces renewables big time

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“How Australia’s State energy ministers are turning the tables on Angus Taylor” is the promising headline of a Guardian Australia story by Simon Holmes à Court. It outlines the positive renewables revolution in NSW that has quietly gathered speed since 2018 and a new environment/energy minister. Here’s a few sentences and

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