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TAFE NSW graduate provides lifeline for endangered species

At a critical time for Australia’s threatened species, TAFE NSW is equipping students with the knowledge and skills required to contribute to a sustainable future. Skilling future workers with specialist conservation skills comes at a time when over 550 native Australian animals have been found at risk of becoming extinct, according to World Wildlife Fund Australia. The 2019-2020 bushfires impacted…

Now More than Ever

Once again, the River of Learning Art Show produced by Maclean High School and curated by Liza Hamilton is opening at The Old Kirk Yamba Museum and runs from Wednesday May 29 to Thursday June 6. This art show has been running for several years; it is another way we can connect positively with primary schools in the transition of…

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Marine Rescue NSW praises boaters for making smart decisions in May

Marine Rescue NSW Deputy Commissioner Darren Schott has praised boaters across the state for heeding advice about monitoring weather and sea conditions last month resulting in the Service’s quietest May since 2020. Marine Rescue NSW volunteers across the state completed 203 search and rescue missions last month, including 70 emergency responses with crews safely returning 363 people to shore. “It…

ARR NEWS QUIZ-24.6.24

In which ‘sport’ is Garry Kasparov a grandmaster? Which country uses a non-quadrilateral flag? What was Michael Jackson’s famous dance move? What is the name for the indigenous people of New Zealand? In 1979 which became the last species of spider to kill a person in Australia? Australia’s highest recorded temperature, 50.7C has been observed twice. In which two states…