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Eurobodalla koala recovery strategy launch


THE PUBLIC LAUNCH of the Draft Revised Eurobodalla Koala Recovery Strategy took place on 3rd May (Wild Koala Day). The launch is at the site of a controversial development proposal, Lot 16 Annetts Parade Mossy Point (image below), at the intersection with George Bass Drive. IMAGE: Author supplied. Eurobodalla Koala researcher Dr Keith Joliffe

Burnt out local environment receives funding support


COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS ACROSS Eden-Monaro have received much needed funding to support their ongoing work to repair and restore our shattered environment in the wake of the Black Summer Bushfires.  Over $1 million has been allocated to groups from the Bega Valley, Snowy Valleys, Snowy Monaro, and Queanbeyan-Palerang regions from the Bushfire

Parliament House Canberra: misconduct goes with the territory


Why political staffers are vulnerable to sexual misconduct — and little is done to stop it BRITTANY HIGGINS’ allegation she was raped in a minister’s office at Parliament House is just one of a number of recent stories of bullying, sexual harassment and sexual misconduct that have exposed the dark side

Jobkeeper continues for apprentices and trainees


Another $1.2 billion for apprentices' subsidy, with post-JobKeeper targeted package imminent SCOTT MORRISON announced in early March a $1.2 billion extension of the government’s wage subsidy for businesses taking on apprentices, as the government starts to roll out targeted assistance for the post-JobKeeper economy. MAIN IMAGE: Sidenikov The Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements’ wage

Pork Barrelling


Bushfire recovery funds in much of Eden-Monaro  have lagged disturbingly as federal local representative Kristy McBain has explained on this website and elsewhere. Not to mention the lack of adequate funding for recovery of the natural environment and wildlife. Here Elizabeth Minter for Michael West Media unpacks the political party favouritism at