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Bush Fire Danger Period Commences 1 Sep 2019

Bushfire Danger Period

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Local Government Area

Commences Sunday 1 September 2019

QPRC launches Carwoola Bushfire Appeal

The Carwoola community is reeling from the devastating bushfire which swept through the locality on 17 Feb. RFS fire crews worked tirelessly to contain the fire which burnt 3500 hectares, and despite their heroic efforts, destroyed 11 houses. Some homes were also saved by residents coming to the aid of neighbours. The QPRC has launched an appeal to help fire victims and assist the community to rebuild.

Cat lost near Rossi

Lost Cat Please Help

Would residents of Hoskinstown and Carwoola regions, please look out for a cat that was lost on 11 September 2016 during a move into town from Rossi near the Tallaganda National Park.

She is grey with white paws and white patches on her neck, chest and between her back legs. She is not desexed nor microchipped. She has a collar which she may have lost. We have been looking but with no luck so far. There is still someone living at the home leaving food out and also looking.

Koala spotted on Captains Flat Rd

On Tuesday 30 May a few people spotted a Koala on Captains Flat Road (near intersection with Wanna Wanna Road).
would love your help to find him/her as it's very unusual for koalas to be
around in day time. There is a strong possibility that it's injured or unwell.

Carwoola Residents Beware: Household Property Thieves Active in Radcliffe Area

Some time between approx 2-30PM Sunday 1st Sep and 10-00PM Friday 6th September, a thief or thieves were present on our property at 201 Bowen St (Radcliffe) Carwoola.

Annual Trivia Night a Success

The competition was fierce at our Annual Trivia Night, with the 'XX' team from Bungendore just pipping the Eastern Greys team at the post. Only a couple of points separated the winning team from the other teams. Eleven teams had an enjoyable night of chattering with friends, eating a delicious supper, and stretching those brain cells.
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Defence Annual Testing of Alternate Access to HQJOC

To the residents of the local area (Carwoola).

Defence is required to test base alternate access road arrangements for the General John Baker complex (HQJOC) annually. 

The activity for 2013 is planned for 13-14 March. The activity will involve cars exiting and entering Molonglo Place and Molonglo River Drive onto Captains Flat Road over a 24 hours period. Defence will ensure that temporary signs are placed to assist with traffic management.

Palerang Roadside Bin Collection Service - Follow-Up Survey

by Lynton Bond

Palerang residents will have received a survey in the mail seeking feedback on:

  • the fortnightly roadside recycling collection; and
  • a proposal to provide either weekly or fortnightly waste collection in addition to recycling.

Bush Fire Danger Period

The statutory Bush Fire Danger Period runs from October 1 to March 31.  If you are planning to light a fire in the open during this time, you will need a permit.   Information on Fire Permits and Bush Fire Danger Period can be found on the NSW Rural Fire Service website

Have your say - Kings Highway Road Safety Review

The Centre for Road Safety and Roads and Maritime Services are undertaking a road safety review of the Kings Highway between the Princes Highway roundabout at Batemans Bay and the eastern most part of the ACT border just south of Bungendore. The review, in consultation with the community, will develop a road safety strategy for the Kings Highway to address identified road safety issues.

You are invited to submit your feedback to help address the issue of road safety. We will use your information to help form a future direction for the Kings Highway Road Safety Review.

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