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Bermagui-based musician and father, Brian Boulter, was admitted to hospital in August 2018, diagnosed with melanoma. Due to further complications Brian has recently developed leptomeningeal disease, a rare complication of cancer which is untreatable. He’s in palliative care and will leave behind his long-term loving partner Jemma and their three young children Brihanna, Patrick and Sophie.
The music and business communities of Bermagui are coming together on behalf of the f
Member for Bega Andrew Constance is encouraging young people across the region to get in their applications to join NSW’s first ever Regional Youth Taskforce which will give youth a chance to have their say on local issues. Mr Constance said the taskforce will be made up of 18 members who will meet regularly and provide direct advice and feedback to NSW Government agencies and Ministers on policy decisions and local action plans regarding youth. “To the young people living in
The Beagle Editor,
Your readers, Council and Councillors might be interested in our latest media release.
when fools rush in … In an extraordinary development in the public debate over the Fluoridation of public drinking water supplies by Australian councils, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council (PMHC) has resolved to publicly release legal advice that it is in breach of Therapeutic Goods legislation by fluoridating the shire’s drinking water supplies. The BVSRRA understands
Saturnalia Festival - The Best of Days
Join Figtree Food and Honey in a night of fun and music at Cobargo School of the Arts Hall in July. Whilst Christmas in July may have become a favourite Australian festivity, Figtree Food Company are taking a new Winter Festival one step further by tracing the Christmas tradition to its farming and pagan origins.
“Reaching into ancient farming cycles and celebrations of winter fare is really important to us”, Richard Lawson, chef at
The Beagle Editor,
In light of Eurobodalla Council removing video webcasting, recording and archiving of your Public Forum sessions readers might be interested in our latest media release:
about a town square near us … The Bega Valley Shire Residents & Ratepayers Association (BVSRRA) would not normally seek to intrude or comment on the affairs of another shire, unless invited by its residents & ratepayers to do so, or unless there is a common interest involved. Having sa
First it was the Art Gallery of NSW and then came the National Gallery of Australia but the 'hat-trick' for Tilba resident and Yuin artist, Cheryl Davison is the recent purchase by the National Museum of Australia of her painting Gulaga. Above: Gulaga acrylic on canvas 91 x 183 cm - published with the kind permission of the artist.
Cheryl is delighted with the acquisition as Gulaga is a much loved mountain that features often in her art and in her story telling. Above: Yuin
ABC South East reported this afternoon that after weeks of counting, the Liberal candidate for Eden Monaro has conceded defeat.
The report said "Fiona Kotvojs has congratulated Labor's Mike Kelly on retaining the seat, and thanked all those involved in her campaign. Dr Kotvojs issued a statement acknowledging voters in the electorate for contributing to Australia's democratic process... and urged people to uphold it and never take it for granted." As at: Fri, 31 May 2019 3:
Cobargo Folk Festival are celebrating South East NSW singer songwriter Vendulka's memorable performance on The Voice this week. Video: The Blind Auditions: Vendulka sings ‘Karma Chameleon’ | The Voice Australia 2019 Locally the Cobargo Folk Festival say "This wonderful young performer has played at the Cobargo Folk Festival many times over the years, beginning in our youth venue, The Crossing and now appearing on the main stages. Enjoy this stunning video of Vendulka, from th
Following a focus on prohibited size fish offences across NSW since March 2018, NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Fisheries officers have seized 5,379 illegally harvested fish and shellfish during a state-wide operation called ‘Operation Small Fry’.
NSWDPI Director of Fisheries Compliance, Patrick Tully, said 1,350 offences were detected during the operation with a whopping $102,500 worth of on-the-spot fines handed out to those caught possessing or selling prohibi
The next doco - Murder on the Reef - on May 19th, will be the last screening of this season.
After that CobargoDocos will take a winter break till September with a whole new series of inspiring documentaries! Sunday, May 19th will be the next monthly community documentary screeningin the Old Cobargo Butter Factory at 3.30pm Murder On The Reef
A natural wonder of the world brought to its knees!
by Allen Dobrovolsky Murder on the Reef follows the hotly debated issues surrou
In a media release issued this week Harriett Swift, Deputy Convener of the South East Region Conservation Alliance (SERCA) says "The Labor policy statement on forests, released today (Wednesday 1 May 2019) is a total sell out to its industry and union backers".
“The entire statement avoids any reference to woodchipping, fails to differentiate between native forest and plantation logging and makes no substantive commitments to protecting the environment.
“A Senate Committe
Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions on the Princes Highway from next week for routine vegetation removal.
Work will take place at 17 separate locations for up to five days at each site between north of Batemans Bay and Pambula. The routine vegetation removal is key in maintaining the road corridor and provides a clear line of sight for motorists. Work will start just north of Batemans Bay, and will be carried out on weekdays between 7am and 5pm from Monday 2
THE LITTLE VILLAGE WITH A BIG CULTURE FESTIVAL Candelo might be only a small town, but it packs a festival with a big program. On Thursday night from 6pm to 9pm, the Kameruka Bush Orchestra will wind up Anzac Day and offer a prelude to the Candelo Festival with a family bush dance in the Candelo Town Hall. The Festival officially gets underway on Friday night with an opening party featuring a stack of live music from a stellar lineup of Candelo-based musos, followed by The
Sunday, April 21st will be the next monthly community documentary screening in the Old Cobargo Butter Factory at 3.30pm MAKING A MARK - Inspiration and aspiration on the cutting edge of the visual arts.
by Richard Jasek and Anna Vincent VIDEO: Making a Mark trailer: A chronicle of creative trailblazing - exploring one of the most personally challenging and financially tenuous of vocations, to live and work in the competitive world of the visual arts in Australia. A superb fi
Where: Bermagui and surrounds
When: Thursday 18 April - Sunday 21 April Enjoy music from morning to late afternoon in the Sound Shell, complemented by stunning recitals in the Windsong Pavilion. The program in the Sound Shell encompasses world music, jazz and classical music. Musicians from Australia and overseas will be performing in small ensembles as well as coming together to form an orchestra as part of Sunday’s ‘Beethoven in the Bush’ gala performance. There are house
This will be the third meeting talking about the economic advantages of a 100% renewable energy target. We have been very lucky to get Nicky Ison as our keynote. Here is a brief resume...
Nicky Ison is a Research Associate at the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology, Sydney. She is an acknowledged expert and commentator in the fields of energy policy, community energy, and energy market reform.
Nicky holds a first class honours degree in Envir
Peter Lacey, President of South Coast History Society, is calling Saturday 27th April ‘Discovery Day’. It’s the day when those attending a morning seminar in Wolumla can learn all about the 101 objects that have been included on the Bega Shire’s Hidden Heritage list, and it’s the day when an afternoon bus tour will take participants to several little-visited places and provide them with something of a look at the area through Aboriginal eyes. “Three of the Shire’s most respec
A recent surveillance operation by NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Fisheries Officers has led to the apprehension of four males for illegally harvesting 1,093 abalone at Baronda Head on the NSW South Coast. NSW DPI Director of Fisheries Compliance, Patrick Tully said the alleged offenders, who were apprehended on 2 April 2019, were known to Fisheries Officers and are also suspected of organised abalone trafficking. “This was a significant outcome for our team, with
Motorists are advised of extended work hours on the Princes Highway at Dignams Creek on Saturday to continue asphalting work as part of the $45 million upgrade. The southbound lane one kilometre north of Dignams Creek Road will be closed for 500 metres while the road base is replaced and surface resealed. The work is being carried out until Tuesday 9 April between 7am and 6pm on weekdays and 8am to 5pm on Saturday 6 April to complete the work. A reduced speed limit of 40 km/h
For the fifth year in a row, Grow the Music returns to the region. South East Arts is proud to again be able to bring Grow the Music to the Wallaga Lake Koori community, where they will spend two weeks conducting music development and recording sessions. At the end of the program everyone is invited to the Wallaga Lake Koori Community Concert on Sunday 14 April at 3pm, at the Wallaga Lake Koori Village north of Bermagui. The concert will feature performances from people of al
Cobargo Docos invite you to an outdoor screening in the bush of Integral Man, a feature documentary by Joseph Clement
The screening begins at dusk, with a get together from 5pm,
Bring a plate and drink to share and a blanket to sit on or keep warm!
1620 Wandella Road, Wandella, 2550 NSW He decided against Frank Gehry, considered Rem Koolhaas and ultimately chose two young architects. Jim Stewart is the most published mathematician since Euclid, a man of unparalleled a
Preparations for the Festival are hotting up. We’ve made it incredibly easy for you to focus on the fabulous music being performed by lining up a wonderful array of refreshment options for you.
The Four Winds food market is offering a wide range of choices for morning and afternoon tea, as well as for lunch.
Fresh, seasonal, locally sourced food from in and around Bermagui will be on offer; Honorbread rolls to accompany fine salads from Kitchenboys (Cobargo), cheese fro
The 2019 Four Winds Easter Festival is fast approaching. There is an incredible amount of activity happening in and around Bermagui, in addition to the celebrated Easter Saturday and Sunday Sound Shell events taking place at the Four Winds Festival site ‘Nature’s Concert Hall’ Enjoy music from morning to late afternoon in the Sound Shell complemented by stunning recitals in the Windsong Pavilion. The program in the Sound Shell encompasses world music, jazz and classical music