About Evelyn Karatzas

Evelyn Karatzas has had a passion for storytelling from a young age, when she developed an interest in anything creative- like making her own magazines & travel journals, and writing her own music, poetry and stories.

As an early career journalist, and recent graduate from UC with a degree in Journalism, majoring in creative writing, Evelyn wanted to pursue her love for story telling by writing about her hobbies & interests, whilst connecting with other people and sharing their stories.

Being proud of her Greek culture, Evelyn loves to write about anything multicultural, as well as keeping up with any events, festivals, concerts and entertainment going on around her. If she’s not writing about it, she’s the first one there at any event!

Want to get in touch? Email her at [email protected]

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Let it snow! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas … in July … in Queanbeyan
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A special showcase of all things Christmas is rocking around Queanbeyan this July. On Saturday, 9 July, the Christmas in July Markets will be taking over Queanbeyan Showground from 10 am to 3 pm to bring you all your festive favourites in one place. QPRC performing arts and events program coordinator Sara Wightman said she looked forward to hosting the annual...
Nine things to do in the region this week (20 – 26 May)
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There’s plenty to do in the regions this weekend, especially if you love live music and comedy, mindfulness meditation, art and the outdoors. Running across the weekend, Billy Joel-inspired band The Story and Songs of Billy Joel will be performing a two-hour concert in Queanbeyan and on Friday one of Australia's top female DJs, DJ Tigerlily is performing in Wagga...
Nine things to do in the region this week (13 – 19 May)
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There’s plenty to do in the regions this weekend, especially if you love the outdoors, live music, movies, entertainment and markets. On Saturday, Rotary is holding a ball in Moruya with music from the Duntroon Military band, Batemans Bay Library is screening the 1939 classic romantic drama Goodbye Mr Chips, Jo Tweedie is performing live at Nelligen's Steampacket Hotel and...
Course helps Gina swap the corporate world for the veggie patch
Community
Gina Greentree was a marketing and legal professional for more than 20 years before she swapped the court for the veggie patch. Five years ago she and her husband purchased a farm in Charleys Forest, about 30 kilometres from Braidwood. While her previous career provided plenty of transferable skills, Ms Greentree wanted to learn more about how to effectively invest...
Nine things to do in the region this week (6 – 12 May)
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There's plenty to do in the regions this Mother's Day weekend - for mum and the whole family. Running across the whole weekend there's the annual Narooma Oyster Festival, Cobargo is celebrating 25 years of its Folk Festival and Goulburn is holding a two-day polo tournament for Mother's Day. On Saturday, Jindabyne will be holding its monthly Hall Markets, Bicentennial...
Nine things to do in the region this week (29 April – 5 May)
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There’s plenty to do in the region this weekend, especially if you're a fan of potatoes and apples, a lover of live performance or have a passion for fitness and dance. The inaugural Robertson Potato Festival will run all weekend as will the Priscilla Queen of the Desert musical at the Q Theatre in Queanbeyan. On Saturday, there's a Bring...
Nine things to do in the region this week (22 – 28 April)
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There’s plenty to do in the region this Anzac Day long weekend, especially if you love art, live music, markets and delicious food. The Aussie Night Markets will take over Queanbeyan Showground with delicious sweets, savoury foods, market stalls and kids' rides from Friday to Saturday. Now's your last chance to catch the Easter Art Exhibition in Merimbula, which wraps...
Ditch the diet and get to Queanbeyan for this weekend’s Aussie Night Markets
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The Aussie Night Markets are back in Queanbeyan this weekend, serving up some favourite dishes sure to satisfy your sweet treat cravings and savoury needs. On Friday, 22 April and Saturday, 23 April, from 4 pm to 10 pm, the two-day event will feature a variety of gourmet desserts, regional food vendors and international street food, as well as plenty of...
Jerrabomberra Public School’s zoning restrictions scrapped
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The NSW Department of Education has scrapped controversial changes to Jerrabomberra school zoning regulations. Last month the department moved to change the rules about which students could attend Jerrabomberra Public School and the future Jerrabomberra High School. Under the changes, those living north of Edwin Land Parkway would no longer be accepted, leaving many parents furious that their children could...
Nine things to do in the region this week (15-21 April)
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There’s plenty to do in the region this Easter long weekend, especially if you love festivals, live music, entertainment and lots of family fun. Running from Friday to Monday, the Huskisson Hotel will be hosting a four-day celebration of fresh seafood, live music and plenty of entertainment for kids. Across both days of the weekend the This is Just a...
Community-based program helps transition from complex mental health issues to a better life
Community
A new community-based support program has been introduced to assist people suffering from mental health issues across South Eastern NSW. Funded by Coordinare, the South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network, the new Commonwealth Psychosocial Support (CPS) program is designed to support people in regional communities dealing with mental health issues. "We are delighted to have partnered with four local organisations...
Nine things to do in the region this week (8 -14 April)
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There's plenty to do in the region this weekend, especially if you love trucks and car racing, dancing like nobody is watching, live music and community and family fun. Goulburn has its weekly Greyhound Races today (Friday 8 April) and, later on, Bom Funk is hopping into the Easter spirit with a disco to have kids dancing with the Easter...
We need teachers: teachers say staff shortage in Queanbeyan now a ‘crisis’
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The teacher shortage in Queanbeyan is now a crisis that will only get worse, Queanbeyan Teachers Association president Patrick Doswell has warned. "They've got band-aid solutions where the Department of Education sends out people that have their degrees to go and work at schools, but they're only temporary, they're not sticking around," said Mr Doswell, who began teaching in 2012...
Tathra museum celebrates 160 years of its iconic wharf
Community
UPDATED: Unfortunately, due to bad weather, the event has been cancelled. It's been 160 years since the iconic Tathra Wharf was built to create a facility for importing and exporting goods across the state. Today, Saturday, 2 April, the Tathra Wharf Museum is celebrating the landmark with free entry for all to dive into Tathra's deep nautical history. Tathra Wharf...
Nine things to do in the region this week (1 – 7 April)
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There’s lots to do in the regions this week, especially if you’re a fan of festivals, live music and exploring. Kicking off the weekend, the two-day 4WD Camping and Outdoor Expo will cater to all your adventure needs, and Cowra's Festival of International Understanding will offer fun for the entire family all weekend. Goulburn will be a hive of activity...
The National Folk Festival is the perfect fun day out this Easter
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After a two-year pause, the National Folk Festival is making a welcome return to the Canberra annual event calendar. Running over the Easter long weekend from 14 to 18 April, it is one of the largest folk culture festivals in Australia. Held at Exhibition Park in Canberra, the festival combines a wide variety of quality live music, food and drink...
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