Happy farmers
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THE farmers should be feeling happy about the rain we’ve had during the past week. The dams are looking much fuller and creeks and rivers are flowing more freely than they have for a while. The lawn-mowing services must be happy, also, as the grass is looking much thicker and growing very well and those who depend on tank water must be content, too, with a good to-up to their water supplies.

Something to think about

OF course the rain helps all ground cover to grow along with the scrub and the trees in the bush areas which increases the risk of bush and grass fires with the hotter months yet to come. I must say I was very pleased to read the Chronicle’s spread on preparations and advice for the upcoming summer months last week. It mentioned the use of swimming pools as static water supplies which can be the difference between saving a home and losing it to a fire. I assume that everyone would agree it’s easier and cheaper to refill even an in-ground pool than rebuild your home despite top of the range insurance.

With this in mind I am going to suggest that it might be sensible for those on larger holdings to have a sketch of their property with all dams, streams, water-holding gullies and the river (if applicable), etc marked on it which they could provide to the fire brigades in the area so time, which is of the essence to fire-fighters, is not wasted searching or travelling longer distances to water supplies they know of when they need water in a hurry either to save your stock and other property or your neighbours.

The AIDER service is a service which the RFS has in place to assist those who are unable for whatever reason to prepare their property for the bushfire season. Maybe it’s time to think how the public can provide a way to assist these volunteers when they need it in return. It is not always possible for your local brigade to attend a fire in your area as the members could be out somewhere else assisting with a fire so even if your local members know your property and where to go for water a visiting brigade would not. Think about this and make a map, even if you refuse to give a copy to the RFS brigades out of your area to keep, it could save your property, your neighbour’s property or even someone’s life in a crisis situation. Imagine how much relief it would be if Fire Comm. could just tell a brigade to call at the house or, if you’ve vacated the property, where they can lay hands on “a mud map” of your property which can help them do a quicker job of putting out a threatening blaze.

Vale Cliffy

I was saddened to hear of the passing of the last surviving male member of one of the pioneering families of the Cundle Flat area, Clifton (Cliffy) Smith on Friday, November 6. His funeral service was held on the following Monday , November 10 at 9.30am in Wingham.

Cliffy resided at Wingham Court at the time of his passing and had reached the 80th year of his life. He is survived by his sister, Valma and his two sisters-in law, Gwen and Margaret, are still with us. He had five nieces and a nephew, also, along with their respective families who will miss him in the coming years, I’m sure. To his remaining family and his friends we all send condolences on his passing and hope they have many happy memories to keep of times spent with him over his lifetime.

Birthday round-up

THE first name on my list this week is Mitchell Smith who mightn’t feel much like celebrating yet. He is joined by David Dick, Hunter Barbour and George Cassar.

All their family members and friends send best wishes for their birthdays and wish them well in the coming year. It is hoped the weather gods are kind to any of them who are having outside celebrations for their special days. With the age range I’d say the celebrations will be rather varied in format.

Happy anniversary wishes are sent out to Sue and Bob McKay this week. All your friends from Mt George wish you both health and happiness for another year and hope to be able to send the same wishes to you next year. Have a wonderful day.

School of Arts Reserve Trust invitation

THERE will be a children’s Christmas party held at the community hall on Saturday, November 28 commencing at 10am. I would think most of you would have noticed the signs along Nowendoc Road by now. All community members are invited to come along and help the children celebrate.

There will be games and prizes for the children and a visit from Father Christmas. A hamper raffle will be held and there will also be a sausage sizzle where you can buy a sausage sandwich ($2) and a can of soft drink ($2) so mum doesn’t have to cook lunch when you get back home.

The community markets are being held the same day so while someone else keeps the youngsters entertained mum and/or dad can browse among the stalls and look for a bargain without the usual “Can I have ?..?” or “How much longer are we going to be here?” Who knows, you just might find that one elusive gift you need for a hard-to-buy-for person on your Christmas list while the youngsters are happily engaged elsewhere.

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THE Men4Life (M4L) James Bond Spectre movie fundraiser on Thursday night at the Nowra Roxy was a smashing success.
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The event was a sell out,thanks to the event organiser M4L secretary Jason D Cox.

Before the screening of the James Bond movie the audience was entertained with a fun auction and lucky door prize give always.

It was great to see so many dress up for the theme of James Bond with the winners of the fancy dress going to Phil and Wendy Reid.

The night was also a opportunity for M4L support group to celebrate eleven years of supporting men in the Shoalhaven.

All proceeds from the night go a long way with assisting with the support group’s weekly meetings and Reconnect Camps, as M4L are unfunded and rely on community support.

The night was such a fun and successful event and we look forward to doing it again next year.

At the Men 4 Life (M4L) movie fundraiser are Jason D Cox (M4L Secretary), Mark Wilson, Michael Bett (M4L Vice) and David Simister (M4L President).

Jason D Cox and Greg Mcleod (Nowra Rotary) enjoy themselves at the Jame Bond movie night.

Helena Simister, David Simister (M4L President), Mr Fitzgerald, Tony Fitzgerald, Jenny Woods at the James Bond movie night.

Phil and Wendy Reid are the James Bong movie night’s fancy dress winners.

Having a great night at the James Bond movie night are David Simister, Peter Hallett, Rob Cooke (M4L treasurer).

Veronica Jane Terrassin, Jeanmarie Andrews and Lizzy Pie are set for a great night at the movies.

Jason D Cox and Phil Reid ready to go the flicks

Jason D Cox and Tony Fitzgerald ham it up at the James Bong movie night.

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Surf Report with John Veage Early morning gold.Picture John Veage
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Dawn cracks the line.Picture John Veage

My (Greg Nash’s) G&S at the Alley.Picture John Veage

Wet for the first time in 20 years.Picture John Veage

Set out the back.Picture John Veage

Sneaky bank near the rock pool.Picture John Veage

Fish fingerling throwing his arms like his old man.Picture John Veage

Pumping!

Hasnt got her hair wet yet.Picture John Veage

Ankle high-swellnet got it right.Picture John Veage

Cruz Mckee-ripping it up.Picture John Veage

This is what the beack looks like.Picture John Veage

“Back in my day”.Picture John Veage

Damien Hardman (North Narrabeen) missed out.Picture Ethan Smith / Surfing NSW

Layne Beachley (Freshwater).Picture Ethan Smith / Surfing NSW

sneaky old salt -Russel Molony (North Shelly) Picture Ethan Smith / Surfing NSW

Volcom team rider Kyuss King taking to the sky(Picture:Christie)

Destination Tweed -DanSinclair.Picture Ethan Smith / Surfing NSW

Kelia Moniz two-time World Longboard Champion headbutted the deck. Picture: WSL/Will H-S

This is a woman! Picture Tim McKenna

Escondido in all its glory-Pedro Calado.Picture Daniel Nava

The paddle out is a bit hard-Nazare.Picture Helio Antonio

mySURF.tv host Ronnie Blakey chats with Billabong Team Rider Felicity Palmateer on set. Picture Surfing Australia / Nikon

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Hello?: A plastic toy telephone gives Wauchope physiotherapist Nathan Lynch as good a service as Telstra has provided so far to his new business premises.It’s now “18 weeks and counting” for a Wauchope physiotherapy practice in its bid for a telecommunications connection to its new premises.
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Physiotherapist Nathan Lynch says he first lodged an application with Telstra on July 1 this year for a standard business telecommunications hook-up for Wauchope Physiotherapy and Sports Rehab Centre’s new building at 107 Cameron Street.

Despite being assured that the connections would be installed in October, as of this week the clinic still has no access to fax, Medicare, Hicaps or imaging.

Mr Lynch believes a major part of the problem is a total absence of capacity for new internet connections in Wauchope.

He says Telstra cannot provide him with a date when the services will be provided because the Wauchope Exchange is outdated and cannot provide any extra – or even replacement – ADSL2 or ADSL1 internet services.

The physiotherapist and chair of Mid North Coast Health Training believes many other Wauchope businesses are similarly affected.

With National Broadband Network (NBN) not due in Wauchope until the fourth quarter of 2016, many local businesses are worried that they will not have access to an adequate internet connection in the meantime.

With no means of connecting to Medicare for bulk billing and rebates, some clients such as pensioners who are unable to pay fees up front and claim their refunds later, are missing out on physiotherapy treatments.

The practice has now been operating at its new site for five weeks with only “an Optus Mobile service to receive phone calls”.

“To date we still don’t have fax access, Medicare access, Hicaps access (medical insurance fund electronic claiming), imaging access, encrypted email access (to communicate with other health professionals) and other essential telecommunications functions that a health practice requires,” Mr Lynch said.

“Due to the sensitive nature of the health industry we require a fixed line internet connection, which Telstra has not been able to provide to date. We previously had access to all of these facilities in our previous address (18 High Street, Wauchope), which is just around the corner from our new building.

“To date Telstra can’t provide me with a date when the infrastructure will be provided in the future.”

When contacted by the Gazette, a Telstra spokesperson said: “We apologise for the delays that Mr Lynch has experienced.

“It has been a complicated process due to the nature of the original application and the challenges of constructing necessary infrastructure to be able to service the health centre and surrounding areas.

“We are close to finalising that work and while at this stage there are no ADSL ports available to connect Mr Lynch, upgrade works are scheduled for the end of next month that will make additional ports available.”

Mr Lynch had also been in touch with Member for Lyne, David Gillespie.

When informed of Telstra’s comments to the Gazette, Dr Gillespie said: “While I am pleased Telstra is allocating further ports through an upgrade of the Wauchope Exchange next month, I am disappointed that they have not planned adequately for this situation.

“I have made a number of representations about this issue to Telstra in the past and I would encourage them to address these issues more expeditiously in the future.”

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Jamie Boyd’s work Pulpit Rock, Shoalhaven, will be on display.
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JAMIE Boyd has described his current art exhibition as a collection of works done ‘on-the-spot’.

Entitled Notes for the Record, the show features drawings and paintings created with the original intention of being used as a reference at a later date.“I like the idea of recording an impression of a place before it has become familiar and when time is limited,” hesaid.

Dating back to the 1970s, the works feature Australian scenes includingShoalhavenRiver, Bondi Beach, Port Melbourne andSydney Harbour. Works fromParis, Venice, Tuscany, Pisa and Portugal are also on display.

Gallery on Sturt owner Leigh Tweedie said JamieBoydhadestablished areputable status as a skillful painter in his own right.

“Whilehis father Arthur Boyd and his father’s brother David Boyd are perhaps the bestknown of the family, Jamie Boyd has also achieved national and international recognition in his own right,” he said.

Notes for the Record will be on show until November 30.

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WIN: Southern Weekly readers can win a copy of Tallowood Bound by Karly Lane
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Readers have an opportunity to win a copy of Tallowood Boundby Karly Lane.

Karly LanePoppy’s Dilemma and Gemma’s Bluff this poignant, heartfelt story of old loves and new possibilities is inspirational and entertaining.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Karly lives with her partner and four children in a small town on the mid north coast of NSW.She writes whenever she can fit it in around her part-time job and children. Karly is the author of North Star, Morgan’s Law and Bridie’s Choice.

Karly writes women’s fiction, everything from romantic suspense to family sagas and life in rural Australia.Growing up, Karly and her family moved a lot with her father’s work, living in many rural communities.

Many of her fictional towns are based on these places spread throughout NSW and Queensland.

Karly has since returned to the town where her family can trace its origins back to the original settlement to raise her own children.

To be in the draw email [email protected]南京夜网419论坛 and include Tallowood Bound in the subjectline. Be sure to include your name, address and phone number in the body of the email.

Alternatively phone (02) 6938 3410 if you don’t have access to email.

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The loving McGrady family love nothing better than laughing together, but they had nothing to smile about after their home was gutted by fire on Friday. The community is digging deep to help.
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“IT went up so fast. We lost everything, but we saved the most important thing,” said Christo McGrady, speaking after the fire that destroyed his family’s home in Boggabilla on Friday. Material possessions mean nothing compared to the life of a child.

“Timmy (who is 3) was shut in a back room, when the fire started, and I couldn’t get the door open. I had to kick it in. The other kids were at school,so we were lucky in a way.”

Which is one way to describe being left with nothing but the clothes on your back.

Christo also managed to save the family’s car. The keys were in the house, but he was able to put it in gear and roll it to safety. “The firefighters found the car keys – and they still work,” Christo said.

Christo and Karisha (MacIntosh) have six children. Apart from Timmy, there’s Tyson (9) and Isaiah (11), who both attend GSPS, and Coreen (14), Chris (16) attend Goondiwindi State High School. Tashaya (17), h finished Year 12 last year.“They knew it had happened, so we got the bus to drop them off at the other end of Boggabilla, so they didn’t have to see it,” Christo said. At the moment the family of eight is staying at the Boggabilla Motel. “Christine and Ray welcomed us with open arms; they are really lovely people. We can stay there for another seven nights, and we need to think about what to do next.” Christo said his parents have offered to move out of their house, and let them family stay there, but he doesn’t want them to have to move to another town. “We have been offered emergency housing in Moree or Mungindi, but we really want to be with our family. It’s been really hard. Karisha can’t stop shaking, and when I set off the fire alarm making toast in the hotel roomTimmyscreamed. We have no control over anything.”

Lots of people are offering to help – Christo said the family is right for school uniforms, shoes and clothes. “Until we know where we are going to live, there’s not much point accepting other things, like furniture and fridges, because we have nowhere to put them,” Christo said.

The Boggabilla Post Office is accepting small items. Christo is waiting for confirmation of a storgae facility. We will let you know how he fares on our Facebook Page. “You don’t realise how much stuff you’ve lost, until you start thinking,” Christo said.

“Isaiah has just started playing cricket and he lost all his cricket gear. Teshaya turns 18 on Thursday, and we had some money out for her to make it special. Chris is doing his electrician apprenticeship, and the rest are at school.”

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Parndana Show | MEGA-GALLERY Mary and Robby Stubbs showcasing their new product at the Parndana Show. The Aussie Bark Hut is designed to keep working dogs safely on the back of a ute, before seamlessly folding away when not needed.
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Cain, Jacqueline and young Mari-Bell Tremaine and Rosalyn Mamogay enjoying the Parndana Show.

From left, Lilly, Talan, Linda, Chase, Hannah and Heidi Buick enjoying the Parndana Show.

Sandy Hammat holding Wyatt Coppins and Shauna Hammat with Archie Hammat at the Parndana Show.

Visiting from overseas were Rich Strudwick from Yorkshire, England and Shannon Porter from Wellington, New Zealand.

Horse riding at the Parndana Show.

Horse riding at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Place getters in the Young Farmers Challenge. Second Place – Back L-R: Leonard Skinnard, Michael Stanton. Front L-R: Phillipa Kelly, Sarah Stanton.First Place – Back L-R: Richard Strudwick, Jenny Stanton. Front L-R: Evie Pratt, Rachel Koopman, Ben Koopman, Shaun Koopman.Third Place L-R: Will Stanton with Gracie, Danita Houston, Jo McLoughlin.

Crowd watching the shearing.

Fun from the Parndana Show.

Fun from the Parndana Show.

Fun from the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

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Fun from the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

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Fun from the Parndana Show.

Fun from the Parndana Show.

Allan and Jacqueline Florance watching the shearing

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

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Fun from the Parndana Show.

Fun from the Parndana Show.

Fun from the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Archie Buick Memorial Prize awarded to the cleanest shorn sheep of the day. Awarded to Rhys Buick.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Fun from the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Fun from the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Novice Winner – 1st James Dodgson, 2nd Richard Collins, 3rd Ryan Bald (absent)

Sealink Open Competition – 1st Rhys Buick, 2nd Chris Rumble, 3rd Ben Davis.

Fun from the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

A. R. Rhodes Intermediate Competition – 1st Will Kettle, 2nd Lucas Boyle 3rd Kaea Kingi (absent)

Sealink Open Competition – 1st Rhys Buick, 2nd Chris Rumble, 3rd Ben Davis.

Asha Whale helping Dad Donavon with the wool press

Shearing competition.

Fun from the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Grace and Lewis Stanton watching their parents competing.

Fun at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Fun at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Liam Sampson and Declan Corby checking out the shearing competition

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

Shearing competition at the Parndana Show.

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Fun at the Parndana Show.

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Fun at the Parndana Show.

Fun at the Parndana Show.

Fun at the Parndana Show.

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While summer is still two weeks away, Narromine is expected to get a taste of it at the end of this week with temperatures forecast to reach heatwave-like conditions.
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Waging a war on sun damage aquatic manager Val Bollard and Cancer Council’s Camilla Thompson.

The forecast for Thursday and Friday is a sweltering 41 and 42 degrees, with minimum temperatures being 16 and 18 respectively, not giving residents much respite.

The temperature was expected to reach 32 on Tuesday 32 and then there will be a significant increase on Wednesday with temperatures expected to reach a maximum of 37 degrees.

Temperatures will cool slightly at the weekend with a maximum of 32 for Saturday and 31 for Sunday being forecast.

Cancer Council’s Camilla Thompson said people needed to be smart in the heat.

“It’s ideal if you can avoid being out in the sun during peak UV times. During summer that’s about 11am to 3pm. Other than that you can slip on a sleeved and collared shirt, slap on a wide-brimmed hat, slop on some broad spectrum sunscreen, seek shade or shelter and slide on some sunnies, five simple steps for being sun safe,” she said.

“Make sure you keep hydrated with plenty of water and reapply sunscreen every two hours, or more if you’re sweating a lot or going in and out of the water.”

Mrs Thompson said if you’re in doubt you could check out when’s the best time to go outside through the Cancer Council app.

“You can check the UV level on the Cancer Council SunSmart app on your iPhone or android, anything over three means you should be using a sun protection method to reduce your risk of developing skin cancer.”

In a number of towns throughout the Orana region, temperatures will exceed 40 degrees, such as Coonamble on Friday where a maximum of 42 is expected while 39 is also forecast for Thursday.

In Cobar, tops of 41 degrees are forecast for Thursday and Friday, with Friday also having a minimum of 26 degrees.

Nyngan is expected to be the hottest centre in the region, with 41 and 43 degrees forecast for Thursday and Friday respectively.

In Dubbo and throughout the region, sunny conditions are expected all week with a five per cent chance of less than a millimetre of rain forecast for every day.

The hot and dry conditions should allow farmers to get back into harvest, after rain at the end of last week caused another delay.

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Parkes MP Mark Coulton says he would look at helping anyone needing a revolutionary device in diabetes care as a campaign continues for government funding.
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The Continuous Glucose Monitor is a new piece of technology that not only enables Type 1 diabetes sufferers to avoid finger pricks and constant checking of blood-sugar levels but also enhances their quality of life.

Campaigners say it would particularly help sufferers in remote areas to avoid potentially life-threatening situations in the absence of medical facilities and professionals.

But the monitor costs $5000 and Louisa Brooks, who has diabetes and went to school at Orange, and the Danii Meads-Barlow Foundation are lobbying regional MPs to support subsidies for it.

Mr Coulton said he was happy to hear from people and look at helping on a case-by-case basis.

He acknowledged there was “a large number of people with diabetes in society”.

“It is a battle for the government to keep up with technology,” he said.

“I remember five to six years ago helping a young man at Coolah access an insulin pump.

“Technology is evolving fast, sometimes it’s hard for the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) to keep up.

“This is very new, I imagine the health department is working their way through the process.”

Ms Brooks said the monitor had made a huge difference to her life.

“I had my first full night’s sleep in 21 years when I got the machine four months ago which means it was the first night’s sleep my parents had too,” she said.

“I was lucky that my parents could afford it.

“The Danii Foundation asked me to speak in parliament and push for the government tosubsidise such an initiative, so I am.”

Should the federal government come to the table, Type 1 sufferers in remote, outlying areas would be able to avoid potentially life-threatening situations in the absence of medical facilities and professionals.

“A farmer who is three hours from the nearest hospital will greatly benefit from the technology,” Ms Brooks said.

“People across the country need to be able to access this monitor and we hope Health Minister Sussan Ley will get on board especially since her electorate [Farrer] is also rural as well.

The Danii Foundation was founded by Donna Meads-Barlow, whose daughter Danii was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was only five.

Danii lived a full life but on November 8, 2011 she died at the age of 17 as a consequence of diabetes mellitus, going to bed and not waking up.

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SEASONED PROFESSIONAL: Mentor and judge Chris Isaak says Cyrus Villanueva is a talent in a league of his own, and hinted he’ll help the singer launch his career. Picture: Sylvia LiberWhen Cyrus Villanueva finished high school last year, he wasn’t sure where his life would lead or what career path he’d go down.
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One year after sitting his HSC exams life has drastically changed for the 19 year old from Dapto, who returned to his old stomping ground Kanahooka High School as a superstar on Wednesday.

He’s in a league of his own TweetFacebook X Factor grand finalist,” said Villanueva.

His former principal Chris Toohey was excited to host her humble pupil from yesteryear, his mentor Chris Isaak and a Prime7television film crew.

Hundreds of students lined the road into the school chanting “Cyrus”, holding home-made signs of support

“He’s a lovely young man, he’s got such a perfect nature about him, he’s very humble, he’s very talented, he’s a kid who started off singing in assemblies,” said Ms Toohey.

She said it was a testament to public education and an example of how“from little things big things come”.

Villanueva and his mentor also visited his old music teacher to say thank you, and give advice to up and coming students before jumping on the piano to show them how it’s done.

Currently bookies have him picked as hot favourite to win, and Isaak hopes he does.

He said he always had the talent but somewherealong the line the singer realised his potential.

“He had the pipes, he had the ability but about halfway through he looked around and realised hecould win this thing,” said Isaak. “This year I think we’ve got tremendous talent on the show and everybody comes up and does a great job, then Cyrus comes up and it’s like he’s in a different league.”

The judge admitted he worries about Villanueva more than he should, and is concerned about the aftermath of the competition “because life goes on”.

He agreed with Ms Toohey about the humbleness of the teen, that he’s everybody’s friend and always has time to help anybody.

“I hope he has a career, but he’s a nice guy. Backstage he’s a nice guy. So my feeling is he’s going to have a good life, he’s doing the right things. It’s not like he wants to get high and party,” he said.

Isaak suggested if Villanueva wasn’t crowned winner and lost out on the Sony Music recording contract he may step in to help him.

“I told him I said ‘you’ve got friends in show business you know me now, call me up,you got any questions, call me, call my manager’ – we like him. So I think he’s going to do ok.”

READ: Humble star returns home to the ‘Gong

READ: Cyrus hot tip to take X-Factor

Post by The X Factor visit Kanahooka High School, Nov 2015.

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TACKLE: Kalkee’s Zavier Hobbs in action for the HDFNL interleague side in 2015. Picture: PAUL CARRACHERA SHAKE-UP of interleague footy will see the Wimmera Football League and Horsham District Football and Netball League ranked alongside Victoria’s best competitions from 2016.
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The new rankings will include metro and country leagues in an effort to find Victoria’s topcompetition.

Once the rankings have been determined, the leagues will continue to take on the leagues above or below them on the ladder.

This will see them change rankings each year, depending on their performance.

The Sunraysia Football and Netball League will host the Wimmera league in 2016.

Horsham District league players will take on the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football and Netball League.

These games will provide the basis for their rankings in 2017.

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SHOCK, anger and a call for cool, rational thinking have been the responses after it was announced on Friday Inglewood was a possible site for a nuclear waste dump.
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The shock has come from residents who woke up to some “sensatonal” headlines on Saturday to anger from the Goondiwindi Regional Council after being literally woken up by newspapers wanting a comments about a possibility it knew nothing about, to a call for calm and information from Local Member, Lawrence Springborg.

Politicians, scientists and residents are meeting in Inglewood today which Mr Springborg hopes will answer many of the questions and conserns which have been raised over the past few days.

“From what I understand there’s no fait accompli and we have to take the seansationalism out of it,” he said yesterday.

Mr Springborg said the “emotinal reposnses” which came after the announcement was becausethere has been no information just “sensational headlines”.

“I take the view we need to get all the information so the community can make an informed decision.”

Whatever that decision was, Mr Springborg said he would support residents to the hilt.

However he also said the proposal could come with “significant economic benefits” to the region.

It’s why today’s forum plus other propsod meeting were so important.

Mr Springborg said the proposal was to store “ low-level radioactive medical waste” the majority of which is presently stored in many hospitals.

“We enjoy the benefits of low-level radioactive material in our everyday life, whether it be mobile phones or smoke alarms.

“More critically, I understand what is proposed to be stored in the final site is low-level radioactive material,” he said.

“This kind of material has been used for diagnostics and treatment of patients in medicine and assists thousands of Australians each year.”

On Friday Resources and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg announced a property in Oman Ama was on a shortlist to house nuclear waste material.

Goondiwindi Regional Council did not know Oman Ama was on the list.

GRC Mayor, Cr Scheu said he was “extremely disappointed with the process and communication that has surrounded this announcement”.

“I was woken this morning at 5.30am by media asking my thoughts on the proposal”.

“It was embarrassing to reply that you will have to wait until I get the papers to let you know.

“I don’t believe this was the best process as the last thing I want are residents making assumptions without the facts before them. I am certainly in no position to indicate Council’s support or otherwise until all the facts are on the table.

“Conversely, I would hate for the community of Inglewood to miss an opportunity should the site proposal stack up.

“We can’t jump to conclusions.

“Subsequently I have made a number of calls to Minister Frydenberg’s office and have arranged representatives and experts from the Minister’s office to attend a Public Consultation meeting in Inglewood (Today) at noon at the Inglewood Civic Centre.

Attending that meeting will be two officials from the department as well as a representative from Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.

Federal Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott, Member for Southern Downs Lawrence Springborg and a senior advisor from Deputy Premier Jackie Trad’s office will be in attendance.

Any residents wishing to meet individually with these people can do so on Thursday from 9a.m.

The GRC is encouraging interested parties to reserve a time for appointments.

Appointments can be made by contacting the Goondiwindi Regional Council on 07 46717400 or email [email protected]论坛.

It is also proposed that a second round of consultations will be held in the second week of December and a third in late January or early February 2016 if required.

More information on the consultation period and site nomination process can be found at radioactivewaste.gov419论坛.

The application came from an individual property owner and not from Council.

The low to intermediate grade waste will be stored above ground.

Deputy-Mayor, Cr Rick Kearney said any decision should be based on “fact not fear”.

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