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Apprentice awarded Bert Evans scholarship by NSW skills minister John Barilaro

New South Wales Minister for Skills John Barilaro today awarded Adam Cooke a Bert Evans scholarship worth $15,000.Mr Barilaro surprised Mr Cooke at Walpett Engineering in Queanbeyan where he is completing an apprenticeship in metal fabrication. Bert Evan

Friday, 15:19 in Regional
 

Queanbeyan CWA hold awareness week to promote cause

The Queanbeyan Country Women’s Association held an awareness week between September 2 to 9 to promote the organisation and the community work it does.There was a window display in Monaro Street outside Riverside Plaza celebrating the history of the CWA.

Friday, 08:40 in Regional
 

Queanbeyan Art Society hosts 10th Annual Art Show

The opening for the Queanbeyan Art Society’s 10th Annual Charity Art Show will be held on Saturday.Each year the society calls for entrants to put together an exhibition in City Walk, Canberra that supports a charity. This year the society have chosen to

Friday, 01:24 in Regional
 

Tim Overall and Trevor Hicks are mayor and deputy mayor of Queanbeyan-Palerang

After the first meeting of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council on Wednesday Tim Overall and Trevor Hicks were elected mayor and deputy mayor respectively.In what was at times a shambolic meeting the council chose their two leaders without issue. Bot

Thursday, 17:17 in Regional
 

New Mayor Tim Overall defends administrator decisions on Ellerton Drive extension

Newly elected mayor Tim Overall has defended his actions as administrator in progressing the Ellerton Drive extension in his first public comments as mayor.It was announced last week that a tender had been awarded to WBHO Infrastructure to complete the p

Thursday, 17:17 in Regional
 

Growing the region’s foraging bounty | MAP

Apples, feijoas, plums, even lemons.If you always have an eye out for the overflowing boughs of a public apple tree, you may have found a friend in QPRC. A collaborative map project, ‘Overlooked Bounty’, has just been released by council. The project aim

Thursday, 12:00 in Regional
 

Queanbeyan administrator Tim Overall voted mayor of new Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

Outgoing administrator Tim Overall has been elected as the first mayor of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council.Palerang's Trevor Hicks was elected as the region's first deputy mayor during the extraordinary meeting on Wednesday evening. Cr Overall re

Wednesday, 19:00 in Regional
 

Queanbeyan City beat Canberra Olympic 5-3 to claim first ever title in reserve grade

You hear about plenty of fairy tales in sport.The Western Bulldogs last year, Lebron James delivering Cleveland its first championship in over 50 years. Leicester City sending betting agents across Britain broke. Now we have Queanbeyan City’s triumph in

Wednesday, 17:38 in Sport
 

Growing the region’s foraging bounty

Apples, feijoas, plums, even lemons.If you always have an eye out for the overflowing boughs of a public apple tree, you may have found a friend in QPRC. A collaborative map project, ‘Overlooked Bounty’, has just been released by council. The project aim

Wednesday, 12:58 in Regional
 

First council meeting

Related coverage: Queanbeyan-Palerang council confirmedElection explainedThe eleven new councillors will gather on Wednesday night in an Extraordinary Meeting to elect the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

Wednesday, 11:37 in Regional
 

Queanbeyan police won't receive new station until 2019

Member for Monaro John Barilaro has been criticised for failing to deliver on a promise to the people of Queanbeyan to build a new police station.Labor candidate for Monaro Bryce Wilson said Mr Barilaro and the government had “walked away” from their pro

Tuesday, 18:09 in Regional
 

Queanbeyan SES remove 24 trolleys, bicycle from Queanbeyan River

The Queanbeyan SES dragged 24 shopping trolleys and an assortment of other objects out of the Queanbeyan River last weekend.The Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council requested the SES remove the shopping trolleys which were clearly visible in the river. S

Tuesday, 12:10 in Regional
 

Queanbeyan to host public consultation into mental health care

Queanbeyan will host a community consultation session on mental health with a panel of experts on Wednesday.The session will be led by New South Wales Chief Psychiatrist Dr Murray Wright. The consultation is part of a state-wide review into seclusion, re

Tuesday, 12:10 in Regional
 

Queanbeyan to host marriage equality event on Saturday

There will be a walk and picnic held in Queanbeyan on Saturday to show support for marriage equality.The event, being held at Queen Elizabeth II Park, is being jointly organised by Australian Marriage Equality and Labor candidate for the seat of Monaro B

15 September 2017 in Regional
 

Tender awarded for Ellerton Drive extension, construction expected to start in coming weeks

Construction of the Ellerton Drive extension is expected to commence in the coming weeks as it was announced on Friday that a tender had been awarded.Deputy Premier John Barilaro and administrator Tim Overall announced in Queanbeyan that the Roads and Ma

15 September 2017 in Regional
 
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