Eurobodalla Community Engagement Framework out for comment
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Think Eurobodalla Shire Council can engage better with the community on planning matters? Council's draft Community Engagement Framework and Participation Plan is now on public exhibition. Council began research on developing a community engagement framework in April 2015, with the aim of identifying how Council’s current practices could be improved. Council’s Audit Committee recommended Council seek independent advice and undertake an analysis to determine...
English chapter ends at Braidwood’s TorPeas Restaurant
Property
Wandering around a cow paddock in her dressing gown on the Isle of Wight, Jane Norris is reminiscing on her restaurant adventure in Braidwood. Running on her British sense of humour and her mum’s favourite recipes, Jane developed a strong following from the former private residence, built in the 1860s under a broad, corrugated-iron red roof which today greets Canberrans...
Simple and sustainable sophistication on Yass Valley Acres
Property
The area known as Nanima lies amidst rolling farmland between Murrumbateman and Gundaroo, Spring Range and Yass River, in beautiful, big-sky country. Here you will find an architecturally designed, modern-Australian solar-passive rural home, waiting graciously for new owners. Listed by Kris Hellier of McGrath Estate Agents Gungahlin, this stunning home was built only three years ago. The current owners built...
$6,000 fine to developer prompts warning from Eurobodalla Council
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Following a $6,000 on the spot fine for a Eurobodalla developer, Council is urging residents to err on the side of caution when it comes to development consent. The recent fine was associated with unauthorised earthworks, with Councl concerned by a spate of illegal development involving tiny houses, demountables, cabins, and shipping containers in the past year. “Residents should remember that...
“Thank God for the independent JRPP” – Hanging Rock action group
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Hanging Rock residents are hopeful their voice has been heard with plans for a luxury 'gated seniors community' in their backyard sent back to the developer with recommendations from the State Government's planning panel. Rob Murray from 'Friends of Hanging Rock' says, "The result was quite incredible - after two hours deliberation the Joint Regional Planning Panel (JRPP) returned to...
Contemporary elegance and grace bestowed on Yass Federation classic
Property
This splendid period home at 16 Polding Street in Yass has been meticulously and tastefully restored and extended to a very high standard throughout. Listed at $845,000 by Yass First National, this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is a property "like no other" according to agent Deb Johnson. The charming residence, circa 1914, has been beautifully renovated in sympathy with...
A cuddle in Gundagai picture theatre’s dress circle
Property
At 84, Barry Luff cuts quickly to the chase. “What can you tell me about the Gundagai picture theatre, Barry?” “Well, the most important thing is the cuddle seats were upstairs. If you were young and wanted to cuddle the girl at the end row, the seats that joined the wall were a double seat. You had to be there...
Your perfect sea-change property in Bermagui…
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Some say the breezes of Bermagui are magical. They sweep down from the north, across the mountains and rivers to caress the north facing slopes of Nutleys Creek Road, which rises above the town and heads off into the forest. Listed by local agent Julie Rutherford at $718,000, this property at 28 Nutleys Creek Road, Bermagui offers a rare and...
A Royal opportunity for revamped historic pub
Property
Given a name change and filled with new furniture, the longest continually licensed hotel in Yass in on the market with hopes for about $2.5 million. The current owners renamed the Royal Hotel the Yass Hotel, completed the refurbishment and are now selling through CBRE Hotels. CBRE Hotels says with strong interest increasing in the regional pub market, due to continued...
Online survey open now on future of Batehaven & Catalina reserves
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An online survey canvassing the future look, feel, and management of Hanging Rock, Corrigans Beach and Observation Point reserves near Batemans Bay closes next Monday - September 30. Eurobodalla Shire Council is currently developing a Plan of Management and Landscape Master Plan that will guide how these sites can be developed and should be managed for the coming ten years....
This two for one will tempt you to Harden’s historic street
Property
Adjoining duplex houses at 94-96 Neill Street, Harden, NSW, are on the market for just $459,000. This property is offered for sale by Property Now. The twin-township of Harden- Murrumburrah is only 90 minutes from Canberra, 30 minutes from Young and is an ideal community if you are seeking a change of pace. This quiet railway town on the South...
Commanding and impressive yet tasteful and comfortable: a true country estate
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“Urimbirra”, at 40 Mount Dromedary Trail, Tilba, is a magnificent and commanding residence, nestled in the emerald green hills of its stunning rural location. Offered for sale by EOI by John Murray of Whale Coast Realty, expressions of interest close on Tuesday 29th October. This is a unique and very private property set on over 80 acres of fertile grazing land,...
Rodney Moss turns remnants into river-front gem
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Long ago demolished, an 1850s granite homestead near Yass left enough of a footprint for an outstanding contemporary home to recapture remnants of a pioneering era, while embracing today’s leading design and technology. Fiona Green of Canberra bought the property and ran cattle there for 19 years, then subdivided the block, protecting the former homestead site’s privacy on 10.5 hectares....
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