Karuah ‘Girls Night In’ Fundraiser for Cancer Council

Karuah Girls Night In fundraiser

‘GIRLS Night In’ Fundraiser will be held at Karuah RSL Club on Saturday 27th Sept 2014. Doors open at 6.30pm. Organiser Olivia Hurst said, “I held Cancer Councils ‘Girls Nights In’ before having our 3 beautiful children, then moving onto fundraising for Down Syndrome since having Levi.   “Since the Down Town Ball is a… click for more

Myall Coast Mudcrabs beat Manning for their final home game of the season

Myall Coast Muddies Final Game 2014

THE Myall Coast Mudcrabs had a strong hard fought win in last Saturday’s Sponsors Day match against Manning who are currently running second on the Lower Mid North Coast competition table. Although the match failed to gain any great heights, it was strongly contested in the difficult conditions of a wet ground and continued rain… click for more

Protecting your travel and accommodation bookings


Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead is encouraging anyone planning a holiday to take steps to protect their travel or accommodation booking. Mr Bromhead said this reminder is part of the new, nationwide Pack Some Peace of Mind travel campaign supported by consumer protection agencies across the country, in light of recent updates to the licencing arrangements of travel… click for more

Myall Koala and Environment Group report

Myall Coast koala

SIGHTINGS reported to the Myall Koala & Environment Group over the last three months are very down on last year accodring to Ian Morphett. “Seventeen compared to Forty last year,” said Mr Morphett. “One of the sightings was of the now-resident Winda Woppa koala,” he said. “We would love to hear from anyone who sees… click for more

Bullbars on vehicles – what’s your view?

Mid North Coast Bullbars

State Labor has called for a community education campaign as part of the current review into bullbar regulations saying that rural motorists are inadvertently buying dangerous ones beyond the Australian design standard. Last week, the State Government was forced to announce a review of the 2003 bullbar regulations by the NSW Vehicle Standards Working Group…. click for more

Fines for dog owners for non compliance

Great Lakes Council Rangers fine dog owners

Great Lakes Council Rangers were forced to issue seven fines for offences relating to irresponsible dog ownership in July and are urging people to ensure they comply with dog ownership laws and avoid fines. “Rangers don’t want to fine people, and in fact, the Rangers issued eight cautions without fines to dog owners in July,… click for more

20 years of Service for Bulahdelah teacher

Bulahdelah Central School teacher Tracy Fenning

CONGRATULATIONS were recently given for Bulahdelah teacher Tracy Fenning. Mrs Fenning received a certificate from the Department of Education and Communities recognising 20 years of service to the teaching profession. “She is extremely hardworking and very passionate about teaching,” said Deputy Principal of the Primary school, Sally Graham. “I would personally like to thank Mrs… click for more

Road works by Great Lakes Council commence at Marine Drive Tea Gardens

Council work Tea Gardens

WORK has commenced to reconstruct Marine Drive along the Tea Gardens foreshore. “The works are being undertaken along Marine Drive between Ogden Street and Maxwell Street, linking with upgrade works undertaken in 2011,” said Council’s Director of Engineering, Mr Ron Hartley. “Further works are planned for east of Maxwell Street during 2015,” said Mr Hartley…. click for more

Great Lakes Ageing Strategy outlined by Council’s Lyndie Hepple

Councils Great Lakes Ageing

GREAT Lakes Council has placed the Great Lakes Active Ageing Strategy on public exhibition and comments are invited from the Great Lakes community. Earlier this year, Great Lakes Council partnered with COTA NSW (formerly Council on the Ageing) to develop the Ageing Strategy for the Great Lakes. The document outlines a number of actions within… click for more