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Drought recovery – GLENRAC style

Community stories Disaster recovery stories Donor newsletter: 2 March 2021

GLENRAC received a grant to deliver workshops to the Glen Innes farming community focusing on drought management techniques and sustainable agriculture.

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Big plans for Yarra Valley ECOSS

Community stories eNews: 26 February 2021

Yarra Valley ECOSS is an inspiring educational and recreational facility that demonstrates sustainable living solutions for the community of the Yarra Valley and beyond. ECOSS has established a well-respected...

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Preserving Waikerie’s cinematic past

Community stories eNews: 26 February 2021

Small towns need dedicated people to preserve their history, and with technology moving the way it is, a certain degree of upkeep is required or stories may be lost forever. In the small South Australian...

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Loco restoration restores key tourism attraction in Injune

Community stories eNews: 26 February 2021

Many regional centres have discovered the value of heritage as a factor in tourism development. Cultural and historical attractions not only bring in income to the region, but give the local population...

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Rural Health Tasmania tackles mental health head on

Community stories eNews: 26 February 2021

Where’s Your Head @?  is a one day event – a music festival with benefits – aimed at youth in the Circular Head area of Tasmania. It was brought to life by a number of groups invested in the wellbeing...

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Maintenance work keeps community hub alive in Baryulgil

Community stories: 16 February 2021

Nestled in the heart of the bush, halfway between Byron Bay and Coffs Harbour in NSW, lies the rural community of Baryulgil. In the heart of Baryulgil is the Community Hall, located in the town...

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New technology helps Clarence Landcare stay connected

Community stories: 16 February 2021

Clarence Landcare is located in regional NSW. Their mission is to promote sustainable land, agriculture, water, vegetation and biodiversity management practices and principles to their local...

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CRASHENDO! Bairnsdale beats the blues

Community stories eNews: 28 January 2021

Unlike most other youth music programs, CRASHENDO! Bairnsdale is not only about the tunes. Modelled after Venezuela's National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras and Choirs El Sistema Global, CRASHENDO!...

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Safe sheltered play at Coragulac Kindergarten

Community stories eNews: 28 January 2021

For the residents of Coragulac and its surrounding communities, having access to excellent early childhood education with the right facilities is a top priority for local families. The Coragulac...

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Gwalla railway mural and art trail enhancements

Community stories eNews: 28 January 2021

The need for the diversification of industry has been well known to the Northampton community for many years, given the heavy reliance on agriculture. Drought and unpredictable seasons have seen the withdrawal...

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