Recycle Trays Available At Forbes Shire Council: Have you got your free recycling tray yet? Hurry into Forbes Shire Council Administration Office and grab your free tray today as they are quickly running out. They are so handy for taking your recycling out to the yellow lid bin rather than throwing your recycling into landfill.
Yandharra Visions Come To Light: Forbes Business Chamber with the support of Forbes Shire Council will present a breakfast for women at the Wiradjuri Dreaming Centre beside beautiful Lake Forbes on 8 March. The breakfast will be presented to the participants on gorgeous laid tables under the shade of the massive gum and willow trees that surround the lake. Close by will be the Wiradjuri sculptures and Dreaming Centre.
Proud Wiradjuri woman and founder of Yandharra, Rose DeJong will present her vision of Yandharra in Forbes. Yandharra will offer many indigenous people the opportunity to train, participate and be included in the world of hospitality. Rose will share her thoughts about Wiradjuri culture simply through the food on your plate.
Tickets are limited and cost $15 at: www.123tix.com.au/events/30826/lets-yandharra-wiradjuri-for-eat-together-iwd-breakfast.
Crimestoppers Visit Victoria Park: A Crime Stoppers NSW community safety event was held at Victoria Park, Forbes on Tuesday by Insp. Shane Jessep and Peter Price. Locals came to have a coffee with authorities to get more information particularly about the permanent National Firearms Amnesty and keeping communities safe. If you know something, say something before it’s too late. Information may be provided online or call 1800 333 000. Your call, it does make a difference.
Ronald McDonald House Charities Gala Ball Online Silent Auction Open: Ronald McDonald House Orange are very excited to announce their RMHC Gala Ball Online Silent Auction is now open. https://app.galabid.com/orange/register
Holding the auction online, means you don’t need to be in the room at the ball on 12 March to participate. However should you wish to attend, tickets may be purchased online at: www.123tix.com.au/events/23841/the-gala-ball
Get Your Elvis Festival Passes Online: Get organised and purchase your festival shuttle bus passes online now. Bus passes are available for Parkes, Peak Hill and Forbes, plus return coach transfer to the CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope. Shuttle bus services are available between Parkes and Forbes throughout the Festival thanks to Forbes Shire Council. Book online at https://bit.ly/22shuttle. For the CSIRO Radio Telescope book at https://bit.ly/22Dish
Teaching School Hub Coming To Forbes: A Teaching School Hub is coming to town. Catholic Education Wilcannia-Forbes (CEWF) and Alphacrucis College have teamed up to deliver a new program that will allow school leavers or others interested in the education system to work in support roles while completing their teaching studies. For more information on the new CEWF Teaching School Hub, contact Carmen Walsh by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coalition’s Education Push In The Bush: This week Member for Riverina, Michael McCormack MP and the Federal Government made further strides in rural communities with Australia’s first Regional Education Commissioner Fiona Nash. Mr McCormack and Ms Nash were both pleased to discuss plans to ensure regional and rural students have the best possible access to high-quality education no matter their postcode. This comes on the back of key announcements made by the Federal Government last week with CSU in Parkes.