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Carwoola's Big Wet

Once again, the Briars Sharrow Road crossing is closed. Only 35mm of rain overnight, but the ground is saturated. Molonglo River at Briars Sharrow Road - 3 December 2010

Help sought on local history

I enjoyed reading the information provided at your website compiled by T.A. Johnston on pioneers in your area, with emphasis on the Ruledge Family, particularly Thomas Rutledge. I have a scan of the front and reverse of an envelope sent to Mrs Rutledge from Bungendore routed through Goulburn to Cambelltown, and thence to Parramatta, and presumably to Brush Farm near Eastwood. Eastwood P.O. did not open until 1.11.83 so there was no Eastwood postmark, and Brush Farm also had no P.O. There was no letter enclosed.

Bush Fire Danger Period begins

The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) has today (1 October) declared the start of the statutory Bush Fire Danger Period (BFDP) for areas across the Lake George Zone.

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

Bush fire season guidelines 1/10/2010

To mark the start of the bush fire season on October 1, 2010, the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) is reminding residents in the Lake George Zone including Palerang and Queanbeyan City Local Government Areas that fire permits are required throughout the Bush Fire Danger Period.

"During the Bush Fire Danger Period, conditions are generally hotter and drier, which means fires are more likely to start and spread," said Superintendent Nick Turner — Zone Manager Lake George Zone.

Palerang Council - Community Consultation

Palerang Council distributed, with the rates notices in July, information which outlines the cases for and against two issues:

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by Dr. Radut