While this Saturday is official polling day for the Federal elections, votes across the Snowy Monaro have been making best use of pre-polling availability. Thousands of voters have already cast their vote ahead of polling day.
Modern technology is wonderful, isn’t it? Like, I never truly appreciated just how useful my mobile phone could be because I only ever use it really for things like making and taking calls and sending and receiving texts. I don’t use it as a mobile computer because I’m not that addicted to being online, but for when I want to be, I have a desktop. This works for me.
The issue of aged care is high on the current agenda and there is much discussion and speculation in our community about the future of aged care services in the region.
During the extensive period that I was elected to local government, (in excess of 30 years, including 17 years as the Mayor of the Queanbeyan City Council), I have dealt with many politicians both at State and Federal level.
The 2022 Vinnies Winter Appeal is looking to raise $300,000 to help individuals and families to sleep safe this Winter.
Winter is usually the perfect time for many rounds of hot chocolates, having warm homemade food, and stay cosy inside your home with your family.
On Snowy Monaro Regional Council’s (SMRC) Rates & Charges notices are the words that “Legal and Practical Access to the purchased land is the responsibility of the purchaser.”
The clock’s ticking…only three days to polling day now.
It seems more and more people are taking advantage of pre-polling availability this election. It sort of makes sense, having more flexibility to enable us to vote, especially as voting is compulsory.
As endurance tests go, I think a wander along the beach with a five-year-old and a three-year-old is a good one because it means a lot of walking, some sprinting (running after the bolting three-year-old) plus a really good resistance workout because every rock and shell they see is one to be treasured, which means it has to go into the bag to be taken home.
I am writing to remark upon the large and unattractive slab of angled concrete topped by a wooden cross structure with a central column that has recently appeared near the Southern Cloud Memorial at the intersection of Boundary and Sharp Streets in Cooma.
An exciting two days of Aussie Rules Football will take place in Cooma this week with a women’s come and try afternoon and a triple-header set to welcome new fans and players to the sport.
Bombala Bowling Club hosted its May 14 and 15 Carnival with 24 teams competing from Harden, Merimbula, Eden, Mallacoota, Tura Beach, Cooma, Bega, Narooma, Booroowa and Bombala.
Presented by Snowy Mountains Grammar School Drama students, the physical theatre production of Letters Home is touring the Snowy Monaro Region and south-east NSW.
In addition to school performances, the public performance will be held on Thursday May 19 at 7pm at Snowy Mountains Grammar School.
It was a day of action at Nimmitabel Public School on Friday April 29 with the students competing in a school sports day.
On Wednesday, May 4 the St Joseph’s Primary School community held its Caritas Ks fundraising event.
As we witness the horrors of war around the world, ANZAC Day commemorations are an opportunity to come together to pause and reflect on the service and sacrifice of generations of Australians, and all those who suffer the consequences of war.