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How long is our lockdown?

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IF, LIKE ME, you live ‘from Canberra to the coast’ (or somewhere around the capital or along the coast), and you feel like the forgotten people in regard to COVID and lockdown information: How much longer? may come to mind.  It’s still pretty fuzzy how long our LGA(s) will be locked

South coast home-owners urge state intervention to save bushland

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COMMUNITY GROUP DALMENY Matters has contacted The Hon Rob Stokes, Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, to ask for assistance in preventing the clearing of native bushland in light of the importance of unburnt habitat since the bushfires. Eurobodalla Shire Council’s decision to sell public land in Dalmeny for clearing and

Bungendore Park to high school grounds? Unhappy residents tell why this is a bad (and unnecessary) plan.

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THE CURRENT NSW State political climate for heritage preservation is not very helpful, as journalist Elizabeth Farrelly chronicled in various articles in The Sydney Morning Herald recently. Her article ‘In Don Harwin’s Sydney, what should be a project of sacred trust is a problem to be fixed’ is a more recent

What will they privatise next?

INCUMBENT MEMBER FOR Monaro and state National Party Leader, John Barilaro, has been dropping large bundles of cash around the electorate in a pork-barrel strategy leading up to the March 23 election. But it’s worth remembering where the dollars come from — the sale of NSW assets during the rule

Aged-care action after years of Liberal cuts

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With a Royal Commission called into the aged-care sector and a national program on ABC  Four Corners  based on thousands of negative reports about patient care and staff numbers, training, wages and government oversight in the residential sector, Labor’s federal Shadow Minister for Ageing and Mental Health Julie Collins asks

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