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QPRC ratepayer: downtown bids, plans, and value for money?

Transparency, please. WITH THE AMALGAMATION of Queanbeyan and Palerang councils into the QPRC, our new regional council inherited numerous Queanbeyan valuable CBD council-owned buildings. In the QPRC administrative phase, the administrator and general manager, (now Mayor and CEO) accepted for consideration an unsolicited proposal from one consortium, to help council develop these

Free as the wind: for horses and humans

Free as the Wind Gill Shepherd

Infigen shares with community National Wind Farm Open Day Ahead of Wind Farm Open Day, I caught up with Tarago local, Gill Shepherd, to learn about what makes the town tick, and what’s it been like living near the Woodlawn Wind Farm. WHEN GILL SHEPHERD was looking for a place she could live and

Aged-care action after years of Liberal cuts

aged care generic facility

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

Run with the Wind, 21 October 2018

Woodlawn Wind Farm, Tarago  Running is about challenging yourself and enjoying it along the way. At Run with the Wind, you get the best of both worlds. Marvel at the might of the renewable energy giants, take in the stunning views and push yourself outside your comfort zone at the same

Self-obsessed government skips Eden-Monaro drought relief

Eden-Monaro community grants

IN RECENT DAYS the Liberal/National Government announced an extension of the Drought Communities Program which has seen 60 councils identified as eligible for $1 million in support for local infrastructure projects and drought-relief activities. There are six councils within the boundaries of Eden-Monaro which take up 42 thousand square kilometers of

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