There currently is a tick outbreak in the Port Macquarie area on the North Coast. If you would like more information on ticks or other livestock matters follow the link to the Department Of Primary Industries website.
Lake Macquarie City Council are making it easier for you to make your backyard more livable for native wildlife. For more details on the program follow the link.
The latest round of grants are available for community groups from the NIB Foundation. Follow the link for further details.
Victorian motorists will gradually have an additional road rule to get used to. The P-Turn! Instead of waiting in the right hand turn lane to cross traffic they'll now turn left, make a u turn at a second set of lights and continue to their intended destination!!! Confused? Watch the instructional video courtesy of Vic Roads.
Jack Lodge from Event Cinemas gave us the lowdown on the latest movies that are hitting the big screen this week. Take a look...
Elephants are on the decline all over the world. One organisation that is doing their bit to help is the Elephant Valley Project Cambodia. Follow the link to learn more about the great work they are doing.
The CEO Sleepout is on again raising awareness for the plight of homeless Australians. Follow the link for further details.
Australian Armed Serviceman Alan Victor Cameron served in WWII and was awarded the Australia Service Medal 1939-45. We are looking to put the medal with the family of this veteran. If you believe you are a member of his family please contact Donald Patterson (President of Redhead War Memorial) on
0447 934 521.
**note: you will need to provide appropriate identification and proof to the claim.**
It's your chance to support and raise awareness while checking out some classic motorcycles. The Coalfields (AMC) American Motorcycle Club are hosting their 3rd Dimentia Run on April 28. For further details click the link to their Facebook page.
Anzac day is one of the most sacred days on the Australian Calendar. The Nobbys service is one of the biggest in the country.
Follow the link for further details and the opportunity to live stream the event if your unable to make it to a dawn service.
Lest we forget.
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