The term of Snowy Monaro Regional Council has been extended after the postponement of the September 4 local elections.
Voters across Queanbeyan-Palerang and Snowy Monaro Local Government areas will now head to the polls on Saturday December 4, 2021 in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation in NSW.
I’ve noticed there is definitely something new that’s come about because of the COVID crisis; something I’ll call Mask Speak. It’s that mumbling thing that everyone has going on at the moment because regardless of how clearly we may be speaking, the person we may be speaking to doesn’t always catch what we’re saying.
Editor, This letter follows Post articles, “We’re all in this together” dated 06/05/20, “A right of reply” published 27/05/20, and “Cuts and bruises” printed 09/06/21. During ABC South-East Radio’s 03/09/19 interview with Simon Lauder, he referred to, “a new IT system and I guess there was an issue with the contract at one stage and having to start from scratch there”.
Editor, I notice Ms Goldie had an article in The Monaro Post on the 14th July titled – Climate and Energy.
When my children were young, our family drove from Vancouver in Canada down the west coast of the US to San Francisco.
So, some more inconsiderate visitors have been bundled off back to Sydney after ignoring lock-down laws currently in place.
I’m guessing a few of us have experienced having a Backseat Driver in the car from time to time, and they are not always your mother. They don’t always sit in the backseat either.
Editor, After reading the article in The Monaro Post on July 7 titled, ‘Selling out Safe Ageing’ I was angered and felt compelled to speak out about the decision by Snowy Monaro Regional Council to sell off Yallambee Lodge and Snowy River Hostel.
Editor, On a recent bush walk I came across the area where the infamous Badja Forest fire had started in December 2019, racing within hours all the way to Cobargo and leaving a trail of death and utter destruction behind.
The Lake Jindabyne Hotel Bushpigs were narrowly defeated 26-22 by the Yass Rams in Yass on Saturday.
The result makes for an interesting final round this weekend, with the Bushpigs needing a win and other results to go their way to secure a home semi-final the following week.
The Cooma Tigers under 14 side put on a stellar display for their home crowd on Saturday with a comprehensive 7-1 win over Woden Valley United in the Under 14 Division 1 in Capital Football’s Youth League Competition.
The Snowy Mountains Neighbourhood Centre (SMNC) in Jindabyne has welcomed their new Admin Assistant, Ruth Reed.
The Snowy Mountains Special Activation Precinct (SAP) Masterplan draft was released last month and a major cause of concern was the introduction of the Southern Connector Road being proposed in the town of Jindabyne.
The Jindabyne Action Group (JAG) hosted a community meeting last Tuesday July 20 at the Jindabyne Bowling Club to start a discussion within the Jindabyne community on the Snowy Mountains Special Activation Precinct (SAP) Masterplan Draft.
The reduction in tourists has not reduced the amount of trash seen in the streets of Jindabyne and this has locals reeling after a successful year of keeping the streets clean.
Registrations are now open for the 2021 MS Readathon and after a record number of sign-ups in 2020, the initiative hopes to see even more participants getting involved this year.
Snowy Monaro kids from kindergarten to year 6 are encouraged to sign up for Snowy Monaro Regional Library’s Winter Reading Club Challenge – a fun activity for kids to encourage literacy skills, a love of reading and initiative in finding great books to read.
Sky-gazers, a space doctor and a music composer have headed to town to spark student interest in what lies above.