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Carwoola, Primrose Valley

Fire Season Ends 31 March 2017

FIRE SEASON ENDS 31 MARCH 2017

The Bush Fire Danger Period for summer 2016/2017 has now closed (31 March 17). From 1 April fire permits are no longer required for the Palerang and Queanbeyan Local Government Areas (with some specific exceptions noted below). Although fire permits are generally no longer necessary, you must still exercise caution and follow the NSW legislation regarding the lighting of fires.

Information from the RFS

Are you prepared for the fire season?

Annual Weeds Workshop

Date: 
12 Nov 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Activity

Annual Weeds Workshop 

Where? Carwoola Community Hall
RSVP: megan.l.dixon@gmail.com 
Want to learn how to identify and control the weeds on your block?  
Come along to a weeds workshop with QPRC’s weeds officer and participate in a paddock walk to learn how to identify the local nasties and good guys. Bring along your weeds for ID (in a bag!) 

Re-vegetation Workshop by Greening Australia

Date: 
14 Oct 2017 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
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Activity

Venue: Carwoola Community Hall, Gathering Place (off Douglas Close)

Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Learn how to re-vegetate your property to benefit threatened species like the Scarlet Robin. Lunch provided. Presented by Greening Australia. 

Spring Wildflower Walk

Date: 
14 Oct 2017 - 9:00am - 10:30am
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Spring Wildflower Walk 14 Oct 2017

Time: 9 - 10:30AM

Venue: Stony Creek Nature Reserve, opposite Clydesdale Rd.  

Carwoola Landcare Meeting

Date: 
9 Oct 2017 - 6:30pm
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Meeting
Carwoola Landcare Group meets regularly on the 2nd Monday evening of each month at 6.30-8.30pm. Guest speakers are regularly invited. Workshops and field days are also conducted on weekends. There is also the prospect we will hold "check out what I did on my block" events at people's properties to showcase outcomes of landcare work.

CCA Special General Meeting

Date: 
31 Aug 2017 - 7:30pm
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Meeting

Notice of Special General Meeting 31 August 2017 

Notice is hereby given to all residents that the Carwoola Community Association will hold a Special General Meeting at 7.30pm on 31 August 2017 at the Stoney Creek Community Hall (off Douglas Close) to consider the following business: 
To consider and approve, as a Special Resolution, changes to the Association’s constitution. 

Fire Preparedness Workshop

Date: 
23 Jul 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Activity

Community Fire Preparedness Workshop.

The next Fire Preparedness Workshop will be run on Sunday 23 July. We already have a large number of people on the list to attend this workshop. 
There are only a few places left so get in quick! 
Send me an email at dhanzl67@gmail.com 

Bushfire Preparedness Training

Date: 
28 May 2017 (All day)
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Activity

On Sunday, 28 May at the Carwoola Community Hall, the Stoney Creek RFS are intending to offer a full day training workshop for residents on:
 Fire basics
 Rural fire fighting: Incident & Response Basics
 Personal Responsibility
 Individual Preparedness
 Property Preparedness
 Family Preparedness
 Animal Preparedness
 Street Preparedness
 Leaving Early/Making the decision to evacuate
 Evacuation Basics
 Staying & Defending
 Firefighting Basics

Carwoola Post-Fire Community Meeting

Date: 
26 Mar 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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Activity
Our second Community Fire Recovery Meeting is on Sunday 26 March at the community hall between 2.00-5.00pm, to reflect on lessons learned during the February fire and to begin planning what we can do, both as individual households and as a community, to assist recovery and reduce the impacts of similar fires in the future.
Topics that have been raised for discussion include:
  • Improving fire alerts and communication
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