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editorial Welcome to this week’s editorial, Many this week are coming to the realisaBon that the $70 million Mackay Park pool and hall complex has now been given the green light. Vol 16 September 15th 2017 Vol 28 December 7th, 2017

Vol 48 April 27th 111 July 12th 2018 2019 With that announcement comes the realisaBon that Council needed to find an extra $15 million above the $51 million dollars they had been given by the government.

$15 million is a lot but Council say they have it covered by selling real estate (Batemans Bay InformaBon Centre and Community Centre) plus dipping into savings and their infrastructure fund that is meant for other stuff like roads and bridges. The community is also coming to the realisaBon that from September 7th they will be losing the much loved Batemans Bay Mini Golf and their 50m swimming pool. Work will start in September 2020 aHer Eurobodalla Council awarded a construcBon contract to ADCO ConstrucBons. The project is expected to be complete early in 2022. The primary thing the community have NOT realised yet is that once the new centre opens it will cost in excess of $3 million per year to run. Council is already seeking tenders for the management of the aquaBc centre having adopted a Fee for Service model to manage the operaBons of the new centre. It will be interesBng to see how Council manages the theatre that has no-one in charge of finding acts, BckeBng, lighBng, sound, cleaning, promoBng. With the arts across the country at a standsBll and in financial peril Council will need a miracle to have bums on seats to touring shows that simply do not exist. Imagine if you heard Council was to build a stand alone gymnasium in the shire. Using ratepayer funds building a 1000m2 gym on Council land and then venturing off to Melbourne to look at gym equipment and furnishings on the ratepayers purse. Such a move by Council to go into opposiBon with local privately owned gyms already doing it tough would be seen as outrageous. But the community are beginning to realise that this is exactly what their Council is doing. Building a gym in a town with six gyms and offering their gym to the highest bidder, using the pool as their aKractor. Council has already said it is prepared to run its own Learn to Swim, they are keen to staff the theatre administraBon and now it is understood that they are even looking at gym layouts on staff excursions to Victoria. All on the ratepayer dollar. And have they told anyone of the financial details “moving forward”? No. That remains Commercial In Confidence. Unfortunately the community will not learn of the true financial burden of this GiH Horse unBl aHer the first year of operaBon. But only if we dig for the truth. UnBl next—lei Beagle Editor…….. Lei Parker 0405100257 All Enquiries please email beagleweeklynews@gmail.com PO Box 3029 Tuross Head, NSW 2537 Copyright © South Coast Beagle Pty Ltd. All rights reserved. The Beagle Weekly is owned by SOUTH COAST BEAGLE PTY. LTD.

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Moruya man is one of two charged with firearm, weapons offences – Nowra Vol 16 September 15th 2017 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 2019

Two men will face court today charged with mulBple firearm and weapons offences following a vehicle stop and execuBon of a Firearm and Weapons ProhibiBon Order on the South Coast. AcBng on informaBon, about 7.30am yesterday (Thursday 20 August 2020), officers from South Coast Police District stopped a vehicle on Tallyang Street, Bomaderry. The driver, a 31-year-old Moruya man, was arrested and taken to Nowra Police StaBon, where he was charged with three outstanding warrants, drive whilst disqualified, driver state false name, possess house breaking implements, possess prohibited drug, larceny, possess shortened firearm (x2) and goods in custody. He was refused bail and is due to face Nowra Local Court today (Friday 21 August 2020). A short Bme later, with assistance from the South East Region Enforcement Squad, a Firearms ProhibiBon Order and Weapons ProhibiBon Order was executed at a home on Bunberra Street, Bomaderry. Officers allegedly located and seized two shortened firearms, a shortened rifle concealed within a cavity behind a mirror, an electronic stun device, and goods believed to be stolen, including a motorbike, power tools and generator. The 31-year-old male occupant – who is the subject of a Firearms and Weapons ProhibiBon Order – was arrested and taken to Nowra Police StaBon, where he was charged with possess shortened firearm (x2), firearm etc found at premises-subject to prohibiBon order, goods in custody (x2), and possess prohibited drug. He was also refused bail and is due to face the same court today. Inquiries are conBnuing.

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Batemans Bay SLSC wins 2019-20 Rescue of the Year Vol 16 September 15th 2017 28 December 7th, 2017Coast Vol 48 April 2018 for Far South 111 July 27th 12th 2019 Surf Life Saving Far South Coast have announced that the winner of the 2019-20 Rescue of the Year for Far South Coast Branch is the Batemans Bay SLSC Bushfire Response saying:

Photo by Jesse Rowan from the arcle "Bushfire Royal Commission hears the personal story and reflecons of Jesse Rowan".

"As members of the public started flooding to the clubhouse the Batemans Bay call-out team quickly jumped into acBon arranging food, water, and managing traffic and parking.

"As condiBons deteriorated they provided medical support and evacuated people from the clubhouse to the beach as buildings nearby caught fire. The club used their ATV to collect people, mostly elderly, in the streets who couldn’t make it to the club. "As one person having severe respiratory problems was evacuated to medical help in a police car, a club member accompanied him all the way to the hospital while providing oxygen therapy. "Members were also assigned to the roof of the clubhouse to manage ember aKack and watch for spot fires. "Over 1,270 evacuees registered at the club that day and the Batemans Bay team conBnued to support their community for the following ten days as a Community Hub. "While five other clubs provided emergency response for the fires on 31st December and the response is not your typical “rescue”, it’s widely acknowledged by those present that the acBons of the Batemans Bay members saved many lives that day."

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Moruya RSL seeks its roots Vol 16 September 15th 2017 THE July meeBng7th, of Moruya RSL 28 December Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 20192017 Sub-branch didn’t happen…not enough members there so a ‘no quorum’ was declared. However there were enough members present, fourteen of them, socially distancing and hands and seats saniBzed, to go on with the August gathering, in Moruya Memorial Hall on Tuesday aHernoon. President Kevin SeKer was in the chair.

Photo ESC Memorial Hall Page Street MORUYA

AHer some talk about the sub-branch finances and insurance there was some menBon of the new-style membership cards. Unlike the previous cards the new ones have no end date, something about which Moruya members were not happy. They were told it was apparently among costsaving moves by Headquarters, it being ‘cash-strapped’. The meeBng was then told secretary Denise Oliver was resigning from that posiBon, due to pressure of other work, with Sandy Paterson taking over for the rest of the year. The meeBng was also told the sub-branch had two new members. Mr SeKer then said it seemed a meeBng had been held to establish a sub-branch in Moruya was held a century ago, August 22, 1920, earlier than had been believed. As a result of hearing that, he said, he would be looking into the early days of the sub-branch. Moruya RSL sub-Branch Address: PO Box 451 MORUYA NSW 2537 Mee3ngs: Memorial Hall Page Street MORUYA3rd Tuesday of each month Time: 2:00pm Email: MoruyaSB@rslnsw.org.au Phone: 02 4474 3513

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Batemans Bay Mini Golf ceasing opera3on as of Vol 16 Septemberthe 15th 2017 Monday 7th of 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 2019 September 2020, indefinitely Batemans Bay Mini Golf have posted: Batemans Bay Mini Golf wishes to advise our valued customers that we will be ceasing operaBon as of Monday the 7th of September 2020, indefinitely. The locaBon of our business is within the footprint of the new Indoor AquaBc and Regional Arts Centre. Eurobodalla Shire Council has instructed us to vacate the site by the 17th of September so that construcBon may commence. Our last day of operaBon will be Sunday the 6th of September. OperaBng hours will be 10am to 10pm Friday and Saturday. 10am to 5pm Sunday to Thursday. We encourage anyone who would like to have “one last round” to come along with friends and family and make the most of the course while we are sBll here. No booking required. Rock up and we’ll get you started on hole 1 as soon as it’s available. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our valued customers and advise that our intenBons to relocate in the immediate future are unclear at this stage; although several sites are being invesBgated. We can all agree that this year has been an ordeal for everyone for various reasons. We will be taking this opportunity to spend some Bme together as a family while we assess our prospects for relocaBon. Once again, a massive thank you to all of our valued customers and supporters. It’s been a pleasure to serve you and provide “Serious Fun” for you over the past 18 years. Without your ongoing and conBnued support, we would have never been able to provide such a fun and entertaining facility. So to each and every one of you, locals and tourists alike, a hearWelt and sincere, Thank you! Batemans Bay Mini Golf “Seriously Fun”

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Public consulta3on period for Murramarang South Coast Walk Dra7 Master Plan ends 23 August 2020 Vol 16 September 15th 2017 Public consulta3on of Murramarang South Coast Walk Dra7 Master Plan and Dra7 Review of 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 2019 Environmental Factors will end this weekend, 23 August 2020

NSW NaBonal Parks and Wildlife Service had provided a two week extension on the public consultaBon of the Murramarang South Coast Walk draH master plan and draH review of environmental factors. Both documents are available on this website for review and comment unBl Sunday 23 August 2020. The extension provided the public with five weeks to provide feedback on the draH documents, given the current coronavirus restricBons and impacts from the east coast low weather event. The Murramarang South Coast Walk is a 48-kilometre mulB-day walking track located on the South Coast of New South Wales. The walk will start near Batemans Bay and traverse the spectacular coastline of Murramarang NaBonal Park and Murramarang Aboriginal Area. The walk will connect the coastal villages of Maloneys Beach, Durras, Depot Beach, Kioloa and finish at Bawley Point near Ulladulla.

You are invited to make a wriKen submission on the master plan and review of environmental factors by 23 August 2020 in any of the following ways: Make a submission via the website: www.environment.nsw.gov.au/consult Email your submission to: npws.shoalhaven@environment.nsw.gov.au Post your wri'en submission to:. Manager, Shoalhaven Area, NPWS, PO Box 72, Ulladulla NSW 2539 The submissions will be considered to help idenBfy the acBons required to deliver the Murramarang South Coast Walk to a high standard and to assess the likelihood of the proposed acBvity causing a significant impact. For more informa3on visit www.environment.nsw.gov.au/murramarang-south-coast-walk

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South Batemans Bay Link Road Moves Closer Easing traffic congesBon in and out of the centre of Batemans Bay is a step closer, with community feedback helping to shape the $30 million South Batemans Bay Link Road project. Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole said the community was asked to provide feedback on the review of environmental factors (REF) and concept design earlier this year. “The $30 million South Batemans Bay Link Road project will ease congesBon in the Batemans Bay CBD, and support future growth in the South Coast area,” Mr Toole said. “The proposal includes a new roundabout on the Princes Highway and a new two-lane road connecBng to Glenella Road, creaBng a safer and more efficient connecBon to the Princes Highway.” Member for Bega Andrew Constance said the public display allowed the community to learn more and become involved in the project. “AHer further design development, there have been a few key changes to the proposal to address community feedback,” Mr Constance said. “We are listening to the community, and the design will now include a designated leH-turn lane from Glenella Road to the Princes Highway at the roundabout to make it easier and safer for those entering onto the highway. “A leH turn in, leH turn out arrangement to access Round Hill and an extension to the northbound merge lane on the Princes Highway will improve safety and traffic flow by allowing more Bme for safe merging of traffic.” OpportuniBes for improved cycling connecBvity will be explored in the next phase of the project’s development. As the project conBnues, there will be further opportuniBes for community consultaBon during the detailed design phase. The submissions report is available on the project website: nswroads.work/sbblr

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Eurobodalla Tea & Talk Sessions-NelligenCommencing Tuesday Vol 16 September 15th 2017 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 2019 25 August, 11am-2pm. This outreach service is being provided to the Nelligen Community by a group of agencies including Service NSW, Australian Red Cross, The SalvaBon Army, Anglicare, CatholicCare, Eurobodalla Bushfire Recovery & DPI Rural Recovery Team. They are available to provide support for those affected by the local bushfires, and is a further opportunity for our Community to come and register or ask any quesBons. Due to ongoing meeBng distance restricBons, the gathering will be held on the foreshore park reserve.

The temperatures are set to drop across NSW. Don't let your standards! A fire can take hold in 3 minutes, it only takes seconds to prevent one. Frayed or damaged cords can start a fire. If you have an electric blanket on your bed check that it's in good working order before using it tonight. To find out how visit fire.nsw.gov.au/winter beagle weekly : Vol 169 August 21st 2020



Revive: Fes3val’s New Mural Event Eurobodalla’s resilience Vol 16 September 15th 2017and renewal in the wake of 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol tragic 48 27th the will be celebrated in permanent 111April Julybushfires 12th 2018 2019 public art as part of this year’s River of Art FesBval thanks to a $25,000 grant from Eurobodalla Shire Council. Over the fesBval’s 9 days from 18 to 27 September, arBsts in five separate locaBons in Batemans Bay, Moruya and Narooma, will be painBng large scale street art murals. A collaboraBve project with the towns’ chambers of commerce as well as the Oyster FesBval, each of the murals will reflect this year’s fesBval theme, resilience and renewal. “This mural art event, which we’re calling REVIVE, will be an enduring symbol of the strength and vitality of our communiBes in recovering from the impact of the summer bushfires,” explained fesBval co-chair, Di Jay. The funding comes courtesy of the Eurobodalla Disaster Relief Fund, established by the council in January 2020 to support the community’s recovery from the Black Summer bushfires. The murals - two in Batemans Bay, one in Moruya and two more in Narooma – will transform publicly accessible walls. Working with River of Art on REVIVE as the lead arBst, curator and project manager is Tim (Phibs) de Hann who has had a long connecBon to Narooma through his saw milling family, the Mitchells. Tim has been a prominent figure in the Australian street art scene for 30 years and his work can be found throughout Australia and internaBonally. “Mural arBsts will be invited to create site specific artwork adding to the exisBng public artwork throughout the Eurobodalla region,” Tim said. Renowned local indigenous arBst, Cheryl Davison, whose work can be found in the NaBonal Museum and Art Gallery of NSW, has already been working on the arBsBc design for one of the murals which will tell the story of Wagonga Inlet as an important source of food for local aboriginal people, in parBcular, oysters. She and Tim have worked together before, creaBng the Narooma swimming pool mural which depicts Gulaga. “All the murals will be integrated into Eurobodalla’s ‘Art Trail’ which forms part of the fesBval’s annual program. And this year, the community will be invited to watch, comment and engage with these artworks as they are created,” Di explained. “Not only is this a fantasBc permanent addiBon to our region’s arBsBc life, it’s outdoors and COVID safe. Unfortunately, we’ve had to slim down our fesBval this year because of COVID but REVIVE is a fabulous iniBaBve despite the restricBons.” beagle weekly : Vol 169 August 21st 2020



Lifeline South Coast are offering free training courses hosted by the Uni3ng Church at Batemans Bay on the 23rd and 24th of September. Vol 16 September 15th 2017

28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 April 111 July 27th 12th 2018 2019 The three courses being offered first are: QuesBon Persuade Refer, an introducBon to discussions on suicide, DomesBc Violence awareness training, and Psychiatric First Aid.

The courses are free but the spaces are limited. Booking to aKend the courses can be via the church website: batemansbay.uca.org.au The Courses are being sponsored by the NaBonal Disaster Relief Fund of the UniBng Church in Australia and the Target Bushfire Relief Appeal through their charity partner UniBngCare Australia and that there is no cost to the Community of the Batemans Bay area.

Safer cycling on Beach Road Cyclists can look forward to safer riding on Beach Road between Batehaven and Surf Beach. Eurobodalla Council has started work on four kilometres of on-road cycling amenity, with links to the exisBng shared pathway network. The secBon of Beach Road between the Batehaven shops to Caseys Beach will include dedicated bicycle lanes, defined by line marking applied along the sealed road shoulders. Between Caseys Beach and the Surf Beach shops, markers will be painted on the parking lane bitumen. Some secBons will have ‘No Stopping’ signs installed, making it easier for cars to pass bicycles while observing the one-metre-separaBon rule. There will also be new sealed road shoulders on the short strip of Beach Road at the northern end of Caseys Beach to complete the four kilometre secBon. AllocaBng space to cyclists on both sides of the road provides increased safety. AddiBonal line marking and signage will be installed at all Beach Road intersecBons between the Batehaven and Surf Beach shops to further improve safety for motorists and cyclists. Commuters or residents can expect only minimal disrupBons during the work. For more informaBon on other safety upgrades for Beach Road, visit hKps://www.esc.nsw.gov.au/inside-council/project-andexhibiBons/major-projects-and-works/beach-road,-batemans-bay-road-upgrade. The project is funded by Transport for NSW under the Fast Tracked Roadside Public Spaces Program in an iniBaBve to sBmulate transport alternaBves in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and develop safe cycling routes.

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Join online ‘Fight for Planet A’ Q&A on climate challenge Eurobodalla Council will host an online panel discussion on the issues raised in ABC TV’s three-part Vol 16 September 15th 2017 series Fight for Planet A: Our Climate Challenge next week. 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 April 2018 111 July 27th 12th 2019 The discussion will feature climate energy and transport expert from the show Petra Stock, as well as local experts on sustainable building design and food producBon, discussing how we can work together to take acBon on tackling the climate challenge. Eurobodalla Council’s sustainability coordinator Mark Shorter said Fight for Planet A served as the perfect opportunity to engage with the community on the climate challenge. “The Q&A is a great opportunity to have a meaningful discussion about some of the issues and opportuniBes we need to consider in renewing Council’s Emissions ReducBon Plan and the development of a climate adaptaBon strategy later this year,” he said. Fight for Planet A: Our Climate Challenge, hosted by Craig Reucassel, aims to entertain, inform and challenge thoughts on climate change. It delves into where our energy comes from, how transport and travel emissions affect our health, and the carbon footprint of the food we eat. It also details the small acBons we can all take in our daily lives to collecBvely make big changes in reducing Australia’s carbon emissions. The online Q&A will be held Thursday 27 August, at 7pm, via Zoom. Discussion parBcipants are urged to watch the episodes ahead of the event, either on Tuesdays at 8.30pm, or on ABC iView. ParBcipants will be able to ask quesBons in the discussion via the chat funcBon, but will be muted and not visible to others. Register for the discussion via hKps://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DIvrrFW5QL25HSoOsEXwhw

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Don’t throw it out,repair it! Eurobodalla Repair Cafe opens on Friday 28 August Vol 16 September 15th 2017from local volunteers, is SHASA, with assistance 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 2019 se`ng up a Repair Cafe in Moruya. The Eurobodalla Repair Cafe will operate at the Red Door Hall, St Johns Page St, from 10am – 2pm every Friday, starBng on Friday 28 August.

Members of the community are invited to come along and bring household items which need to be repaired such as: Small electrical goods Clothing Furniture Repair Cafe and SHASA volunteer Valerie Faber said “The Repair Cafe assists in seeing our possessions in a new light and appreciaBng their value. By repairing household items we extend their life and can save them from landfill and ulBmately save money. It also shows people how repairing their broken items can be fun, as well as rewarding, because they will gain valuable pracBcal knowledge that they can use to fix other things around the house.

“SHASA would like to thank Dave Neyle from the Bega Valley Repair Cafe for his advice and support and also the Repair Cafe Netherlands FoundaBon which has helped Repair Cafes to get started all over the world. The Eurobodalla Repair Cafe will be the 43rd repair Cafe in Australia ” said Kathryn Maxwell, President, SHASA.

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OUT NOW—the latest Beagle Abode : your online weekly Eurobodalla real estate guide Vol 16 September 15th 2017 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 2019

The beagle abode is an online weekly Eurobodalla real estate guide showcasing the current Eurobodalla market and our many realtors. The beagle abode is the new addiBon to the South Coast Beagle that owns The Beagle and the South Coast Travel Guide: The Nature Coast of NSW : from Durras to The Tilbas The Beagle Abode has been established to provide that service while also providing our readers with a glossy overview of latest properBes on the market each week. You can find Beagle Abode on the Beagle website under REAL ESTATE The latest Beagle Abode lisBngs are also available each week as a FlipBook on the website and also distributed to readers via our social media pages and our twice weekly mailouts.

The Beagle Trades and Business Directory provides local Trades and Businesses a free lisBng in a hope that they might gain work from it, and conBnue to provide employment and economic benefit to their families and our communiBes. AdverBsing is usually outside the affordability of many smaller businesses and sole traders. The Beagle supports locals. These lisBngs are FREE. If you are a local business and would like to be listed please contact us as we oHen turn over these lisBngs to give everyone a fair go. Email beagleweeklynews@gmail.com Trades and Businesses can also list themselves on the Beagle Trades and Business Group in Facebook at hKps://www.facebook.com/groups/1303512213142880/

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community South Coast Boa3es Reminded To Take Extra Care With More Than 110 Naviga3on Markers ‘Off Sta3on’ Vol 16 September 15th 2017 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 2019

Boaters are reminded not to rely on a single system of navigaBon with work under way to reinstate 113 navigaBon markers on south coast waterways aHer two bouts of wild weather.Transport for NSW A/ ExecuBve Director MariBme Alex Barrell said work had almost been completed to reinstate a series of buoys in the Shoalhaven River and Jervis Bay from wild weather at the end of July. “Boaters should always have a secondary form of navigaBon such as a chart, map or electronic ploKer as these weather events happen every few months – the last Bme was February,” Mr Barrell said. “These markers are normally held in place by chains, connected to weights of several hundreds of kilograms. Adding more weight is not necessarily the answer to prevenBng these kinds of incidents as that could result in more collateral damage to other items such as bridges, and the marker itself. “A starboard lateral marker travelled a couple of kilometres before being captured in old infrastructure on a jeKy at the old paper mill, adjacent to Pig Island on the Shoalhaven River. “Two or three other markers each travelled around 20 kilometres and eight buoys also became entangled in the cables of the Pig Island car ferry.” Transport for NSW BoaBng Safety Officers have reported a variety of navigaBon markers either washed from their locaBon, missing or damaged at: · Clyde River – 11 navigaBon markers · Moruya River - 11 navigaBon markers · Batemans Bay – 2 navigaBon markers. Mr Barrell said of the 80 markers which had been affected on the Shoalhaven River, most had been from locaBons upstream of the Nowra Bridge.“The upside is there is not a lot of boaBng acBvity at this locaBon in winter. However, in summer this part of the river is full of skiers and wake boarders,” he said. Members of the public can report navigaBon markers out of their original locaBon, or vessels washed up on beaches or rocks on 13 12 36.For more informaBon on boaBng safety visit hKps://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/mariBme/index.html

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Reading Fresh New Releases at Moruya Books! Bruce Pascoe, Anthony Horowitz, Fredrik Backman, Mark Dapin and more! Vol 16 September 15th 2017 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 2019

A History of Aboriginal Sydney By Dennis Foley and Peter Read What the Colonists Never Knew paints a vivid picture of what it was like to grow up Aboriginal in Sydney, alongside the colonists, from 1788 to the present. Peter Read’s exploraBon of the history of Aboriginal Sydney is interwoven with Dennis Foley’s memories of his own Gai-mariagal country, taking readers on a journey through the region’s past. This book offers an honest account of the disappointment, pain and terror experienced by Sydney’s First Peoples, and celebrates the survival of their spirit and their culture. "This is a mesmerising read. It flows from rich anecdotal remembrance loaded with song and lore to incisive commentary about legislaBon and then slips seamlessly into detailed evocaBon of pre-colonial life. I have always loved Foley’s ability to bring a story to life and Read’s measured but uncompromising analysis … I love this bloody book"' BRUCE PASCOE author of Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture "There has never been a book like this before. Dazzling, revelatory, unheralded". MELISSA LUCASHENKO author of Mullumbimby and Too Much Lip "Come into this book to find a Sydney that many of us have never seen. This is a Sydney which to this day belongs to a network of vivid, tenacious, funny and courageous Aboriginal people. Dennis and Peter are both master storytellers and they bring to us the rich and moving stories of people who lived on and travelled around the paths and waterways of the city, to keep close to the people and country they cared about". HEATHER GOODALL author of Invasion to Embassy: Land in Aboriginal PoliBcs in New South Wales, 1770–1972 and Rivers and Resilience: Aboriginal People on Sydney’s Georges

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reading Ringing the Bell to call out Earth Overshoot Day– 22nd August 12 noon at Moruya with Rev. Linda Chapman, Rector Anglican Parish of Moruya & Open Sanctuary Tilba Tilba What is Earth Overshoot Day? Earth Overshoot Day is the day when humanityʼs demands for ecological Vol 16 September 15th 2017 resources as water, 28 December 7th, 2017 fish and other living creatures, forests and soil), exceeds what the Earth can renew Vol 48 27th 111April July(such 12th 2018 2019

in a year. CollecBvely, we are overconsuming, over exploiBng and de-stabilising the earth systems. This has upset its delicate balances and recovery processes. We see this in increasingly ʻunprecedentedʼ fires, drought and extreme weather. Yet our changed behaviour – even for a short Bme – to stop COVID-19 spreading has pushed back the date of Earth Overshoot Day this year by about three weeks. This does not mean we can relax, though. The window for avoiding catastrophic consequences from damage to our climate conBnues to close rapidly. We are also driving mass exBncBon of species and breakdown of the integrity of our common home. More info: WWW.OVERSHOOTDAY.ORG Why do we need to change our a`tudes and behaviour? These unfolding climate and ecological crises – and COVID-19 – are tragic warning signs of our broken relaBonship with the earth and our loss of understanding of our interrelaBonship with all living things and the physical environment that enables life. Australians are some of the biggest contributors to this problem: if everyone behaved like us, humanity would consume the equivalent of over 4 Earths each year! Why is it important to mark Earth Overshoot Day? This year we are marking Earth Overshoot Day to raise it in the public consciousness and create a call for transformaBon of our a`tudes and acBons. This is why we are coming together in symbolic acBon and reflecBon. At 12 noon on Saturday 22nd August we will ring the bell at St Johns Anglican Church, Moruya, along with other churches around Australia, to signal the need to reduce human pressure on the earth’s resources. All are invited to join us. Please come and gather in the grounds in safe (1.5 metre) physical distance from each other or mark the day in your own way.

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community Electricians, plumbers, wall linings, ceilings, its all happening at the Men's Shed this week! Photos from Narooma Men's Shed Facebook page that is keeping the community up to date on progress

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Fiona Phillips: suppor3ng local businesses I grew up on the South Coast and I know it is the most beauBful place on Earth. It isn’t just our natural environment – what makes us beauBful is our people. The most amazing community there is. This year has certainly tested our resolve. Drought, bushfires, COVID-19 and floods once again wreaking Vol 16 September 15th 2017 havoc in our businesses and community infrastructure. But we are so resilient and I know we will 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 27th 2018 111April July 12thhomes, 2019 get back up again. Ever since the bushfires hit, people from near and far have wanted to find a way of helping those who have been hardest hit. I have spent so much Bme speaking with members of our community about what they need. Most just want things to get back to normal. Our workers have had it tough, but they have done an amazing job in very difficult circumstances. So many business owners have told me how grateful they are for their staff – and so am I. Thank you to all our amazing workers for everything you have done to ensure we could get food, toilet paper and medicines when we needed them. Where would be without you! The last few weeks have shown that we aren’t out of the woods yet and we need to make sure our communiBes conBnue to thrive and survive. I know that more than anything, our small businesses just want their customers back. So what can you do to help get our community get back on its feet? Shop in your local butcher, bakery, newsagency. Book your next trip with your local travel agent. Buy your next ouWit from your local store instead of shipping it from somewhere else. Be kind to the person behind the counter – they are doing it tough too and working hard to get through it like everyone else. Because supporBng local businesses means supporBng local jobs. Go Local First and when this is all over, we can make sure that our local stores are sBll there to give us that friendly smile we have come to rely on. Together, we can get through this.

Undermining of Rate Pegging: The Beagle Editor, IPART are conducBng a review of NSW local government waste and rubbish charges. In NSW these charges are running ahead of inflaBon and the rate peg. IPART is examining the probability that many councils may be raising these charges as a means to get around the rate peg. Their principle concern is that this behaviour is probably undermining the rate peg. Surely , this is exactly what has occurred in our local shire with water charges. Owen Cartledge

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Reading The Editor For some Bme now there’s been concern about the economic well being of the Eurobodalla Shire area, future growth and development. PopulaBon growth and development is necessary for the area to remain financially viable. Vol 16 September 15th 2017 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 2019

At the moment the Eurobodalla Shire is a high unemployment local government area with an increasing ageing populaBon who generally have limited, very regulated household incomes and weekly disposable incomes. The ageing populaBon will require improved infrastructure upgrades for mobility and their general wellbeing. The area has been promoted as a place to reBre to, but requires much improved upgrades to footpaths and even foot bridges in some of the shire areas for safety and access reasons. Our elected councillors appear not to be concerned that the ageing populaBon being aKracted to the Eurobodalla Shire require decent highway access for all sorts of reasons, including medical, to places like Canberra. It’s clear our elected representaBves need to put more effort into lobbying or advocaBng to fast track upgrades of the two Highways that service the Eurobodalla Shire. But our councillors will also have to eventually recognise a younger age demographic with jobs to suit the younger age is necessary to grow the Shires economy at reasonably sustainable rates for all our benefits. People are required locally to do the physical work needed to sustain a financially sound local economy. The shire has a large percentage of its populaBon aged, over 65. The aged populaBon of the shire is increasing, people are living longer. The shires aged populaBon needs a separate representaBve commiKee reporBng to council on their needs. In the coming September, council will be reviewing its commiKee structures, memberships, aims and aspiraBons. During the CommiKee Review processes Council should or could agree to establish a new commiKee to deal specifically with the shires aging populaBon and what is required by that considerable secBon of the community of the many areas that council is responsible for. Eg. more made footpaths in residenBal areas that don’t have. Such infrastructure is an essenBal for a shire like ours and should be viewed with a higher priority. Council has a Youth CommiKee, a Disability CommiKee yet it does not have a commiKee able to represent the 30% of its populaBon over 65 years of age. If they did they would likely to aKract funding or subsidised funding. Allan Brown Catalina

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Gadfly 124

by Robert Macklin

Early in my writing career, my publisher suggested a biography of Albert Jacka, a young bravery at Gallipoli was rewarded with the first Victoria Cross of Vol 16 Victorian Septemberwhose 15th 2017 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 2019

World War I.

So I researched and wrote it and the book sold so well that for the next few years I was encouraged to continue writing military history and biography, culminating in three SAS biographies and the opus Warrior Elite the entire history of our Special Forces and Intelligence Agencies since World War II. But throughout I was repelled by the utter absurdity of war, the obscene carnage of young men and the manner in which military historians – myself included – turned the death of thousands, then millions, into bland statistics. We removed their humanity and made them simply dispensable images on a play-station, monopoly money in a parlour game. So I turned my attention to our colonial history and a more personal struggle. For I knew that I’d been contributing to a concept of war that became somehow tolerable, even inevitable - ‘politics by other means’ as the ghastly Clausewitz put it. And those who employed it – the tyrants, the nationalists and the religious fanatics backed by a jingoistic media – had been free to let loose their canons and pretend to make laws and Conventions to ‘civilize’ their madness. They knew that by referring to us in multiples, the militarists could rob us all of the true wonderment and complexity of each human life. For we are each of us sui generis, individual and unique. From the moment of conception in an act of love, to the pain of birth, to the miracle of this new life as she and he delight their makers, charm their relatives, find all the joy and pain of childhood friendship and rejection, the confusion of adolescence, the discovery of sex and love, and through the years a wonderful interconnectedness with hundreds or thousands of their fellows as they mature and create and struggle and fail and occasionally find perfect happiness somewhere on this beautiful blue planet. And die. And are mourned and sometimes even celebrated. Alas, the untimely death of one person is a personal tragedy; but in war – and I fear, in the pandemic that now haunts us all - the death of thousands, or millions, is a statistic. That, surely, is the greatest threat to humankind. For it attunes our ears and our souls to death in multiples, and as we know, the human mind is a precision instrument of selfdelusion, more than happy to deny the horror of a terrible truth behind any formula it can find. Once more, in this dreadful pandemic the media is complicit. An ABC youngster shows us graphs and flow charts; reporters give us numbers and ages, but where are the people, the individuals, the fallen, the victims who have been sacrificed in this viral war of the worlds? And we may be sure that climate change has only just begun to unpack its fearful consequences. Leigh Sales in her 7.30 time slot does her best to bring the human faces of the victims, but it’s not enough. Sadly, there is no better way to end wars, follow the pandemic safety precautions and combat the climate change deniers – than to show, close-up and personal, the horrors that await.

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COVERT 19 It was week two of the COVID-19 lockdown and my family had followed all the rules and decided to go further and and wear face masks at home. My father gathered the family together and with a slowness and Vol 16 September 15th 2017 a bit unnecessary, explained the new rules and the importance of remaining solid solemness that7th, seemed 28 December Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 20192017 as a family. We looked at each other from across the kitchen table, nodded, put on our face masks for the ew life, and I returned my focus to the laptop screen. As per usual my parents went about various domesBc duBes and I returned to my game/ homework. The conversaBon followed the fashion of all previous days. My parents would ask me about my day and I would respond in my minimalist manner and my parents would sigh at each other at the brevity of each response. It was all typically annoying, but the new house rules twigged an idea. I began making voice recordings of their quesBons over the next week. Our communicaBons conBnued as normal and all through face masks. The only major difference was the new rules meant there was no need for face to face interacBon. I used all the voice recordings on my new phone to make detailed responses to all the quesBons and in a fashion that met their expectaBons and more. I was able to use a new app that would use my voice in the Siri responses, integrate the informaBon into a reply that was completely tailored to the quesBon asked, and further refined to my parents’ expectaBons. I spent the necessary Bme pre recording my answers to any expected quesBon and Siri would integrate with added informaBon using my voice. It worked a charm. When my mother asked me ‘What did you get up to today?’. My phone would recognise her voice and then my phone would use my voice for an answer that would take her through the very detail of my day. Siri would integrate informaBon about current weather and any piece of current affairs that lined up with her interests. I could even include a slight change to the menu at the local café or an item on sale at Woolworths that matched her interests. When my father asked me ‘What did you get up to today?’ My phone would respond accordingly, focus on the school subjects he thought I needed to apply myself more and then Siri would use my voice to touch on the issues of the day that matched his interests and was even able to out knowledge him on details close to his heart, such as the current form and injuries of his beloved Carlton football team. He was very impressed with my detailed knowledge of the specials at Bunnings. My nods at my achievements on the latest game on my laptop matched the virtual conversaBon. My parents were very excited about the change in family communicaBons and rewarded me with an increase in my allowance. I used my new found wealth to purchase technology that would create a hologram of myself for all future family conversaBons. beagle weekly : Vol 169 August 21st 2020



The latest Pas3mes NewsleHer of Clyde River & Batemans Bay Historical Society is out now Vol 16 September 15th 2017

28 December 7th, 2017 Bay Historical Society members can be Vol 48 April 2018 111River July 27th 12th 2019 Clyde & Batemans found at the Batemans Bay Heritage Museum (previously known as the Old Courthouse Museum), Museum Place, Batemans Bay. The museum was opened in 1985 when a new courthouse was built in Batemans Bay. It took ten years for the building, built in 1905, to be moved to its present posiBon at Museum Place. At that Bme, the Department of EducaBon offered Nelligen's former one-room schoolhouse and the two buildings were joined together. Membership

The Society welcomes all levels of skill and life experience. We offer a range of projects and acBviBes including photography, administraBon, exhibiBon building, day to day maintenance, publicaBons and fund-raising - not forge`ng an interest in promoBng local history! They also offer regular social acBviBes, training opportuniBes, and a bimonthly newsleKer. More informaBon HERE hKps://www.batemansbayheritagemuseum.com/

Above and below: The latest PasBmes has a wealth of history, events, links reading and even old adverBsements to entertain you for hours


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100 Years Ago: August 21st 1920 PROPERTY SOLD.— R.B. Heffernan reports having disposed of Mr. Frank White’s cottage and allotment at Gundary to Mr. M. White, formerly of Steam Packet Hotel, Nelligen. Vol 16 September 15th 2017

28 December 7th, indeed 2017 was the sympathy expressed for the young widow and children, when the sad news SAD DEATH.– Deep Vol 48 April 2018 111 July 27th 12th 2019 came through on Thursday afternoon that Mr. S. Bastian had died in Berry Hospital, whither he had been taken eleven day previously and had been operated upon for an abscess near the appendix. Mr. Bastian, who had charge of our local Post Office for about 12 months, made friends with all whom he came in contact. As an officer he popularised himself with the general public by his courteous and obliging manner. He took a keen interest in all kinds of sport and, was ever ready to assist in the cause of charity. …...

Miss Gladys Atfield eldest daughter of Mr. C. Atfield of Mantle Hill, and who has been in Tillocks’ Office, Sydney, for over three years was presented by the employees of that firm with an engraved gold wristlet watch. Miss Atfield has now joined the staff of a large warehouse in York St. A good joke is being told in connection with the Hospital Ball on Wednesday night. Mr. C. Parbery, president of the institution, was looking after the men’s cloak room. A visitor, who did not know him, asked what the cost was for looking after his coat, etc. Mr. Parbery replied that there was no charge. ‘Well,’ said the visitor, slyly slipping the coin into Mr. Parbery’s hand, ‘here’s a bob for yourself, old chap!’ TOMAKIN. (From our Correspondent) A pleasant evening was spent at the local school on Tuesday, August 3rd, when the people of the surrounding district assembled to say farewell to Mr. and Mrs. Rein and Miss Hudson, who are shortly leaving the district for Bega. While holding the position of teacher at the village school Mr. Rein won the respect and esteem of both parents and children. Being ably seconded by his worthy wife, who, with the assistance of their friend and companion, Miss Hudson, much good work has been wrought in the district. ... PUBLIC NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that Mr. H. Ball has been appointed to supervise the timber on my Long Vale property. (Mrs.) F. Emmott. NAROOMA (From our Correspondent). On Friday night last Narooma was en fete. The occasion being the grand Catholic Ball, which has so long been looked forward to. It is some years since an affair of such splendour has eventuated in this District—and certainly the fair secretaries, Miss Doss O’Connor and Eileen Lynch, are to be congratulated on the way they and their willing bank of assistants brought the affair to the remarkably high result of £36, besides providing enjoyment for so many—and re-instating this Annual event on the lists of social functions at Narooma. …. The R.C. community are most thankful to Mr. and Mrs Knott for decorating the hall in such a superb fashion. The stage as a drawing room was done with lace curtains and large mirrors, gipsy tables, palms and arm chairs and lounges, whilst from the ceiling was suspended floral and fern ropes caught up with numerous pink and silver fairy lights which cast a soft rose hue over the assemblage and their many handsome dresses. The walls of the main hall were adorned with great branches of peach blossom in full bloom—sheaves of Arum lillies and large bows of sage green silk. Following is a list of the dresses worn:- Mrs Taylor, black ninon over silk gold bugle trimmings; Mrs O’Connor black crepe-de-chine, jet trimmings; Mrs Des. Burke costume of nigger brown; Mrs Wm. Morris black mery silk; …….Miss Ettie Fuller pink georgette and pailette; Miss Queenie Fuller champagne and blue crepe-de-chine; Miss Maggie Heffernan (Moruya) black pailette; Miss Kate O’Connor shell pink Roman Satin draped with shadow lace and black velvet. …. (Note the full list of dresses is recorded in the paper.)

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Tikka prawn and pumpkin pizzas

2 x 150g wholemeal pizza bases 650g Kent pumpkin, peeled, thinly sliced Vol 3 16medium September 15th 2017 brown onions, thinly sliced 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 2018 111April July 27th 12th 2019 1/3 cup Bkka-masala simmer sauce 12 medium green king prawns, peeled, deveined: sustainable species include Endeavour Prawn, King Prawn, School Prawn, Tiger Prawn. 1/3 cup low-fat Greek-style yoghurt 1 cup coriander leaves 2 Lebanese cucumbers, halved, thinly sliced 120g baby mesclun salad greens

Method Preheat oven to 240°C. Line 3 baking trays with baking paper. Place pizza bases on 2 of the prepared baking trays. Place pumpkin slices, in a single layer, on remaining tray. Spray pumpkin with cooking oil and bake for 15– 20 minutes, or unBl tender and golden.

Want to tantalize your tastebud with mouthwatering seafood dishes? Have a browse through the FISHFILE recipe collec3on and start cooking!

Meanwhile, set a large non-sBck frying pan over medium heat and spray with olive oil. Cook onion, sBrring, for 10–15 minutes, or unBl golden and caramelised.


Spread Bkka-masala simmer sauce onto pizza bases, then top with roast pumpkin, onion and prawns. Bake for 8–10 minutes, or unBl prawns are pink and cooked through. Combine yoghurt and 2 tablespoons water in a small bowl. Drizzle pizzas with yoghurt mixture, then scaKer with half of the coriander. Place cucumber, salad greens and remaining coriander in a medium salad bowl; toss lightly.

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food Okay I have to put my hand up – like many over the past few months, I’ve caught the breadmaking bug. I’m not a big bread eater, however I’ve found breadmaking to Vola16 15th be lotSeptember of fun. I 7th, must2017 admit I do like a 28 December Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 20192017 good fruit bread especially if it’s loaded with dried fruit like figs and apricots. Breadmaking hadn’t really interested me previously as it always seemed to be quite a labour intensive and Bme-consuming job. That was unBl we decided to stock the Simply No Knead range of bread flours. The more I studied the recipes, the more I realised how easy this breadmaking was. It was so simple. Mix all the dry ingredients, add oil and water, mix, let the bread mix rise, then bake it. How easy is that?? Simply No Knead have a range of bread flour mixes as well as bread flours. In the bread mixes we are stocking the Dark Rye, Light Rye, Pizza Mix, Sourdough and Tuscany. These are all blended breadmaking flours which can be made by hand or in a bread machine. They already have the correct amount of bread improver added. All you need is to add yeast, water and oil and any other seeds or fruit you may like to add. In the bread flour range, we stock Untreated Bread Flour (also known as unbleached bread flour); 100% Rye Flour; Wholemeal Stoneground Flour; Wholemeal Spelt Flour and White Spelt Flour. Untreated Bread Flour is a high quality white breadmaking flour which has not been bleached. We’re oHen asked about the difference between unbleached and bleached flour. Bleached flour is whiter in colour, soHer in texture and a finer grain and is treated with chemical agents to speed up the ageing process. Unbleached flour has a denser grain and tougher texture. The No Knead bread also has a high protein content which means it does not need to be kneaded. The Wholemeal Stoneground Flour is a high-quality breadmaking flour. It contains the whole of the wheat grain ensuring all the vitamins, minerals and fibre remains. The flour also has a high protein content suitable for breadmaking. You can also combine the 100% wholemeal stoneground flour with the untreated bread flour to make a lighter loaf. 100% Rye Flour is ground from the centre endosperm of the rye berry. It does not contain any of the outer seed coat, the bran or the germ which means the flour stays light in colour. Rye flour is oHen used typically in European bread recipes. It can be mixed with other bread flours to complement the bread with the flavour of rye. Spelt Flour originates from an ancient grain and is one of the three original wheat varieBes from which wheat is derived today. Although spelt is a form of wheat, the gluten in spelt has a different molecular structure to that in wheat. It is more water soluble making it easier to digest. Spelt also contains more fibre than wheat and it is believed this extra fibre may aid in the digesBon of the gluten. That means some people who suffer from wheat sensiBvity may be able to tolerate spelt. Below are two of the breads I’ve been making regularly. I have been using the Light Rye Bread Mix, however there are many recipes on the Simply No Knead website which you can follow. In Health, Bev Dunne

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Frankie J Holden OAM and Michelle PeMgrove Present Awards for Far South Film Fes3val Vol 16 September 15th 2017 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 111April July 27th 12th 2018 2019

The Far South Film FesBval is pleased to announce that musician, TV presenter, businessman and awardwinning actor Frankie J Holden OAM, and actress, singer, TV presenter, and President of the Pambula Business Chamber Michelle Pe`grove will be presenBng the Awards at its inaugural online Film FesBval on 23 August. Amongst his many achievements as an actor, musician and presenter, Frankie won a Logie in 2019 for his role in A Place To Call Home and was nominated for an AFI Award for Best Actor in 1990. Now it is his turn to present the awards. Frankie lives in the Bega Valley, NSW, is part owner of Tathra Beachside Caravan Park together with wife Michelle and is an acBve member of the local community. Presenter Michelle Pe`grove is a seasoned performer on TV, live theatre and cabaret, best known for her roles in A Country PracBce and Blue Heelers and is a businesswoman and author. The Far South Film FesBval features 25 short films from filmmakers living in regional areas all over Australia. Their unique voices and diverse stories are told through the medium of drama, comedy, documentary, mockumentary and experimental film. This year the FesBval is online, making it accessible to everyone in Australia from the comfort of their home. The FesBval jury was pleased to note the quality of the films from regional areas. Stories range from the environment to social commentary, relaBonship crises, space odysseys and crime. Many speak to their parBcular community, giving insight to the diverse experiences of Australian life. Tickets for the online fesBval are now available for pre-sale. Patrons can select fesBval passes or single Bckets for the films, collecBons, Q & As and Award Ceremony. There are opBons to pay what you can afford for collecBons and single films. Updates available on the Facebook page: hKps://www.facebook.com/farsouthfilmfesBval/ Tickets and film catalogue at www.farsouthfilmfesBval.com/watch The FesBval is generously sponsored by Bega Valley Shire Council, South East Arts, Nullarbor ConsulBng, JD Shaw, Screenworks, ArtsHub,

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Gi7 of a song | ‘Ganbi’ A very special event has taken place in Bermagui Primary School. The giH of a new Vol 16Ganbi September 15th 2017 song has been made from Four 28 December 7th, 2017 Vol 48 April 27th 2018 111 July 12th 2019 Winds Koori Choir ‘Djinama Yilaga’ to the Indigenous children at the school. Ganbi was wriKen by members of ‘Djinama Yilaga’ during a residency led by acclaimed Indigenous singer-songwriter Lou Bennet. The Choir joined Lou for a creaBve weekend in Narooma just aHer the summer bush-fires, and before restricBons around Covid would have prevented this song being created collaboraBvely. The song calls to all our family in nature; country, trees, birds and animals to be vigilant and look out for approaching fire.

Members of Djinama Yilaga gi the song Ganbi to Indigenous children at Bermagui Primary School. Le3 to Right: Michelle Davison, Maria Walker, Cheryl Davison (Four Winds Aboriginal Creave Producer), Iris White, Requia Campbell, Tamsin Davison

Lou and the Choir worked with linguist Trish Ellis to idenBfy language for the song from a newly developed Dhurga dicBonary. The process resulted in a song which is a direct response to the bush-fires. It also brought great joy to members of the Choir as they reconnected with their language. Like all good songwriters they hope the song will move audiences because of the significance of how, when and why it was created. The song has been giHed by members of ‘Djinama Yilaga’ to Indigenous children in Bermagui Primary School so that they can learn and perform the song at the forthcoming Four Winds Youth Music FesBval in November. Once the Indigenous children have learned it, they will giH Ganbi to the whole school so that everyone can learn and sing the song together.

Our friends at Perry Street Cinemas advise: "You may have noBced the works being set up around the Cinema meaning our Roof replacement is finally about to commence - this is an Important step to reopening our doors aHer all the internal damage from Fires & Rain. "Thank you for reaching out during these Bmes, we hope these works are completed promptly to Welcome you all back." beagle weekly : Vol 169 August 21st 2020



Ross Hendy Wins In High Scoring Event Despite the course remaining very wet in places following recent rains, a good field of 65 players registered for today's Tuross Head Veterans Golf Single Stableford event. Notwithstanding the course condiBons many very Vol 16 September 15th 2017 28 December 7th, were 2017 recorded with mulBple birdies and pars on the short respectable scores Vol 48 2018 111April July 27th 12th 2019 par 3s. Winner on the day with a fine score of 27 points for the nine holes played was Ross Hendy. Ross was followed home by Ron Hanlon with 26, Steve Johnston on 24 and Gail Rogers with 23. No doubt the handicapper will be taking appropriate measures following these high scores. Minor prizes were won by Bruce Ware and Tony Crook on 22, Barry Hoban, Steve Gardner and Ray Downey on 21, Leonie Snodgrass, Jennifer Gray, Ken Brown, JeaneKe Miller, Lance Shadbolt, Graham Moore, Frank Pomfret and Steve Collins all on 20, and finally Shirley Quinlan on 19 aHer a three way count back. Greg Thornton took out this week's Bradman award on count back.

Broulee Runners August 19th 2020 This is week 23 of Broulee Runners being in lock down and moBvated people are sBll able to test themselves doing individual Bme trials. The saddest aspect of the not being able to come together is that the young are not able to come and enjoy the event with their parents and friends. Some of these have gone on to achieve and others have simply come to enjoy the company Above: halcyon days when young children were able to a'end and the locaBon with the magnificent view and trees to climb and places to hide. The organisers are looking at iniBaBves to be able to get back together in some form. If anyone has any bright ideas, we would be pleased to hear from you. There should remain the opportunity for people to do their run remotely if this is preferred.

South Coast Monaro Rugby Union This weekend – Rd 6 – Saturday 22nd August 2020

Compe33on Table Taralga “Tigers” Bungendore “Mudchooks” Braidwood “Redbacks” Batemans Bay “Boars” Jindabyne “Bushpigs” Yass “Rams” Broulee “Dolphins”

20 18 10 9 7 3 2

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Yass “Rams” v Batemans Bay “Boars” @ Hanging Rock 2:30pm Jindabyne “Bushpigs” v Taralga “Tigers” @ Jindabyne Sports Ground Braidwood, Broulee & Bungendore ALL have a BYE NOTE: Due to Yass Showground and other field closures, the scheduled game between the Boars and Yass Rams has now been changed to Hanging Rock, Batemans Bay at 2:30pm. 30


CATALINA LADIES GOLF- Results 19 August 2020 Wild, wet and windy condiBons last week closed the Golf Course and resulted in no compeBBon for the Ladies on Wednesday, 12 August. This week the course was sBll suffering from an overdose of heavy rain, Vol 16 September 15th 2017 28 December 7th, 2017and soggy ground which restricted our members in using golf carts. Under these pools of water, sludge Vol 48 April 27th 111 July 12th 2018 2019 difficult condiBons, fiHy-six Ladies parBcipated in a Canadian Foursomes event. Results are as follows:

Overall Winning Teams First Second Third Fourth FiHh Sixth

Rosemary Weeks & Nikki Frank Helen Neave & Kathy Roe Jenny Scullin & Jo Taylor Kellie Rogan & Debbie Rogan Myrna Radin & Courtney Vincent Margaret Dickinson & Beja Smith

71.5 72 73.375 74.375 77.5 78

The ball compeBBon went to 86 points with an addiBonal 11 teams being rewarded.

New Drainage Course Work Con3nues at Tuross Head Tuross Head ground superintendent Tim Watson and his team had finished the drainage work on the 8th Fairway using grant money of $3000 from NSW golf aHer a successful applicaBon by club members Andrew Gordon, Steve Swanbury and Mike Birk. AHer work on the eighth fairway was completed there were some materials leH and with a small extra contribuBon from the Country Club, to buy extra sand, the greenkeeping team aKacked the next problem spot. The low lying marshy area below the 7th has always been an issue aHer rain. It has stayed wet and very boggy well aHer the rain has passed. The Green Keeping team rushed to finish the preliminary drainage work between the recent rain events. They did get the drain channels dug before the recent second wave of rain hit the South Coast. Whilst there was wide spread flooding around the local area the work on below the 7th green held up quite well. When asked what the next project would be Tim advised form work around the bowling greens had been put in place and he was waiBng for a fine day to pour the concrete This which would support new shade cloth refuges for the bowling greens. The club was also fortunate to receive a grant under the “Building My Community Partnerships” from the NSW Government. Fortunate indeed that Andrew, Steve and Colin Fletcher put the Bme and effort required to prepare grant applicaBons. A grant of $71,500 will make a huge difference to our club’s infrastructure. Approximately $46,000 will be used to provide the shade system and the remainder of just under $25000 will be allocated to a diamond grid path between the Men’s Shed and the greenkeeper’s workshop. beagle weekly : Vol 169 August 21st 2020


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