Guide to Dark Mofo 2019

 Ogoh-Ogoh at Dark Mofo 2018. Picture: Dark Mofo Australia’s coolest and coldest festival kicks off on Thursday and runs until…

A guide to Mona Foma in Launceston

Originally published in the Sydney Morning Herald. This month, after a mini-launch last year in Tasmania’s second-biggest city, Mona Foma…

Councillors confirmed

The votes have been finalised and the preferences allocated, and you officially have your first ever Snowy Valleys Council: Bruce…

Tumut’s health crisis

Tumut is in the midst of a health crisis. There is no issue with the health professionals that currently work…

Mohawk Man brings smiles

Robert and Shirley Giddings have brought a bit of cheer in this gloomy winter to Broughton Street, and all it…

Anaesthetist for booked cases

Tumut Family Medical Centre Practice Manager Janette Wilson said she hopes the recent focus on health has helped the community…

Timber town

  Half of all workers reliant on forest industry A new, in-depth study of the region’s forest industry has concluded…

Church releases review

The independent review into the decision to place former Tumut parish priest Father Brian Hassett next to a Canberra primary…

Local legends on Facebook

A post in the Facebook group ‘Tumutians’ asking for local legends has drawn over 100 comments, as current and former…

Tumut Takes 2 raises $87K

The Tumut Takes 2 performers have pulled off a phenomenal feat. Months of rehearsing and a packed calendar of fundraising…

Hospital planning tick

The planning stages for a new Tumut Hospital will begin this year, with the NSW government responding to decades of…

Wild dog spree at Talbingo

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE IN THIS STORY Beryl Ryan of Boraig Station, Talbingo, has lost all of the lambs she had…

Snowy study in full swing

Excavation works are due to begin near Tantangara Dam in “four to five weeks,” Snowy Hydro CEO Paul Broad told…

The Mongolian Wolf Hunt

We were staying in a nomad camp in the middle of the steppe. There were about 10 bottles of vodka…

Dogs running wild

Goobarragandra farmer Lindsay Buckley has lost 12 sheep in two weeks to wild dogs. His is one of the worst-hit…

Snowy Hydro 2.0

Turnbull drops in to Talbingo Residents of Talbingo were surprised with an uncommon site up in the mountains on Thursday:…

Fond memories of Tumut

The autumn leaves are starting to turn in Canberra, and for Secretary of the Department of Education and Training, Dr…