EDUCATION

THE COMMUNITY BEHIND MONA VALE HOSPITAL

Natalie Di Paola The Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary was officially launched on 1 July 2007, but it has been around for much longer than that. Technically, the Auxiliary has existed since the hospital opening was announced in 1961. In the past, it comprised of a number...

WHY WE SHOULD SUPPORT AUSTRALIAN MADE

Isabella Ross With more than 30 years in the business, the Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo has assisted consumers in recognising if products are made or grown within Australia. With the aim of encouraging people to choose Australian-made produce, the...

PACKSY A BOON FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Hanna Moore In light of last month’s ASEAN summit, a networking breakfast conducted by the NSW Department of Industry highlighted an entrepreneurial venture from international students at Macquarie University. Packsy is a welcome pack of essential items designed to...

A MOMENT IN THEIR LIFE: CELEBRATING SENIORS

Natalie Di Paola As the 2018 Ku-ring-gai council Seniors Festival draws to a close, a youth photography competition display continues to celebrate the lives of those in the local community. The A Moment in Their Life competition opened to 12-21 year-old budding...

COUNCIL DISCOVERY LEADS TO MASSIVE RECALL

Natalie Di Paola Around 90, 000 Australian property owners have been affected by a major flaw in pool gate latches that was identified by the Ku-ring-gai council compliance team. The team discovered that the latch system, manufactured by SafeTech Hardware, doesn't...

EVERYONE BELONGS ON HARMONY DAY

Natalie Di Paola March 21 marks a special day throughout Australia: Harmony day. Started in 1999, Harmony day celebrates the cultural diversity throughout Australia, embracing the theme that “everyone belongs”. It also coincides with the United Nations International...

THE FUTURE OF MARIAN STREET THEATRE

Hanna Moore This month the Ku-ring-gai council will vote on the future of Killara’s Marian Street Theatre in drawing closer to the December 2018 deadline of a three year funding lifeline initially provided from the council. The vote will determine whether the council...