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Carwoola, Primrose Valley

Stoney Creek Gazette Survey closes

31 Dec 2011 - 12:00pm

Are you concerned about how the Stoney Creek Gazette may be published in the future?

Palerang Council Draft Community Strategic Plan

Palerang Council has released its draft 20-year community strategic plan (CSP).

The plan reflects the more than 7,000 comments received from community members at the 10 forums conducted throughout Palerang earlier this year. Councillors and staff were very encouraged by the level of participation in these forums and the ideas that flowed from them.

The Future of the Stoney Creek Gazette

The Stoney Creek Gazette for the last 25 years has helped draw the community together, keeping people informed of current local issues and events; informing people about living on and managing small blocks; and raising funds to help conduct community activities and pay the insurance for the Community Association. In addition, it keeps Carwoola residents aware of an array of services that are available locally and encourages residents to support local businesses, who reciprocate by supporting the Community Association through the Gazette.

Weed Field Day

20 Nov 2011 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm

With the rain we’ve had this year, everything is growing so fast and lush that it’s hard to tell where the weeds are. Not only that, when you do find the weeds it may be wasting time to spray them because either it’s too windy to spray and therefore drift is likely to affect other plants as well, or it’s likely to rain or the plants are already wet. Can you chip them out? It might be alright when there’s only a few, but a paddock full of weeds is a real challenge! So who wants to waste time, energy and money spraying or chipping when it’s likely to be ineffective?

Wildcare Orientation Course

5 Nov 2011 - 9:00am - 4:30pm

Wildcare are holding an orientation course in Queanbeyan for new members wishing to rescue/care for wildlife.

Wildcare rescue, rehabilitate, raise and release native wildlife ... everything from lizards to wombats. We're 100% voluntary and non-profit. If you're interested in rescuing and/or caring for native animals then please come along.

To RSVP or for further information please contact Fiona 0419 622 690 or email:

Waterbug Survey

25 Sep 2011 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Field Day

Why not join the Carwoola Landcare Group and Molonglo Waterwatch Coordinator, Stephen Skinner, on World Rivers Day, 25th September to have a look at what secret life there is in the Molonglo River?

Do you know what a stonefly nymph looks like? What about a mayfly nymph? How do they differ from damsel fly nymphs? Have you ever seen a backswimmer? 

Bush Fire Danger Period begins

The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) has declared the start of the statutory Bush Fire Danger Period (BFDP) for areas across the Lake George Zone.

From 1 September any person wishing to light a fire will require a permit in the following local government areas:

  • Queanbeyan
  • Palerang

“With conditions becoming more conducive to the spread of fire, people need to be extremely careful when using fire,” said Superintendent Tim Carroll.

Hall Committee AGM

30 Aug 2011 - 7:30pm

Nominations are invited for all the Committee roles of Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and Hall Manager. Nomination forms are available from the acting Secretary. All are welcome to attend.

See News page for details.

Hall Committee AGM

Palerang Council

Section 355

Carwoola (Stoney Creek) Hall and Reserve Management Committee

Annual General Meeting

7:30pm, Tuesday 30th August


Carwoola Christmas Party - Cancelled

10 Dec 2011 - 5:00pm

Due to a low number of responses, this year's Christmas Get-together BBQ has been cancelled.

Please call Christine or Lynton on 6238 2368 for more information.

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