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Mayoral Column

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Posted on: 18 April, 2018

Have Your Say Snowy Monaro – Mayoral Column 18 April 2018

I have mentioned on previous occasions how our region is very much improving its reputation as an all-year round tourist destination. On Tuesday, the Member for Monaro, John Barilaro, strengthened the year-round appeal of the Snowy Monaro with a $27millio...Read on...

Posted on: 11 April, 2018

April, a busy time for Council - Mayoral column for April 11

Last Thursday, the first of two ordinary Council Meetings in April was held. As mentioned in previous columns, Councillors will now meet twice a month in a bid to reduce the length of meetings. This will ensure meetings are more accessible to the communit...Read on...

Posted on: 10 April, 2018

Sensational Easter in the Snowy Monaro – Mayoral Column 4 April 2018

I hope you all had a safe and enjoyable Easter weekend. It was certainly a busy time across our wonderful region as we welcomed thousands of visitors. It was fantastic seeing our towns and villages full with holiday makers. The Snowy Monaro has certainly ...Read on...

Posted on: 21 March, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with Tathra – Mayoral Column 21 March 2018

On behalf of the Snowy Monaro region, I would like to extend our best wishes and sympathies to the Tathra community. For many of us here in the Snowy Monaro, Tathra is the spot we choose to holiday, the place we visit on weekends, and an area we enjoy clo...Read on...

Posted on: 14 March, 2018

The region’s women celebrated in Delegate - Mayoral Column 14 March 2018

On Tuesday, Council in partnership with the Delegate Progress Association hosted the region’s 2018 International Women’s Day event. There were guest speakers, information stalls and the presentation of the International Women’s Day Awards. Congratulations...Read on...

Posted on: 8 March, 2018

Heart-warming community generosity - Mayoral Column 6 March 2018

I am continually impressed by the generosity of Snowy Monaro residents. I have mentioned previously how our region bands together in times of need, and displays a community spirit that we all should be proud of.

This community spirit was evident on Sa...Read on...

Posted on: 21 February, 2018

Have you had your say - Mayoral column 21 February 2018

Our first Council meeting of the year was held last Thursday and with a large business paper to get through, the meeting didn’t finish till after midnight. Despite the late finish, there were many positive outcomes for our community.

I raised in my May...Read on...

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Posted on: 15 February, 2018

Summer in the Snowy Monaro, a hot spot for tourist - Mayoral column 14 February 2018

The Snowy Monaro is renowned for its natural beauty. It’s a region we are fortunate to call home. This summer, the Snowy Monaro has been buzzing with tourists. The region’s appeal come the warmer months is continually on the increase as visitors enjoy the...Read on...

Posted on: 8 February, 2018

It’s show time in the Snowy Monaro - Mayoral column 7 February 2018

The first of our country shows was staged on Saturday with a fantastic crowd heading along to the Nimmitabel Show. Launching what will be a busy and exciting show season, the Nimmitabel Show displayed the very best of living in the Snowy Monaro. I had the...Read on...

Posted on: 24 January, 2018

Our Snowy Monaro has your Australia Day celebrations covered - Mayoral column 24 January 2018

Australia Day is a time for our communities to come together, to celebrate our country and the wonderful area we live in. We are fortunate to live in the Snowy Monaro. It’s a region I’m enormously proud to call home.

Cooma’s Centennial Park will host ...Read on...

Posted on: 10 January, 2018

Happy New Year - Mayoral column 10 January 2018

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I hope you and your family have enjoyed a relaxing and rewarding break. With the New Year upon us, I look forward to meeting many new people across the Snowy Monaro.

There was a wonderful turnout for the Christmas Day lunch at The Hub in Cooma. 40 loca...Read on...

Posted on: 20 December, 2017

Council meeting recap and season’s greetings - Mayoral column 20 December 2017

Last Thursday, Councillors met for the final meeting of the year. It was a long meeting as we discussed and deliberated on wide-range of issues.

In each of my Mayoral columns following a Council meeting, I’ll outline the key decisions we made and info...Read on...

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