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TRAVEL AND TOURS

ADVENTURE HOLIDAYS Exciting destinations, experienced guides, great value: Russia, Alaska, China, India, Mongolia and more. Phone Hans at Onda Travel (02) 9547 2155 or (02) 9560 3307 (ah). Lic. 2TA003055 ACN 003873130.

CARS IN EUROPE – CITROEN RENAULT PEUGEOT Specials out now. gha25440@bigpond.net.au driveEUROPE www.driveeurope.net.au (02) 9437 4900. Our 40th year of service to the European traveller.

HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION

BLUEYS BEACH 3/4 bedroom townhouse, short walk to beach & shops. All mod cons. Details Ph (02) 9988 4118 or (02) 4963 6576.

KATOOMBA Delightful Keira Cottage 2brm. Views. Walk to station. Ph: 4784 2222.

HUNTER VINEYARDS Whole house farmstay. Spacious 3brm, 2 bathroom, aircon, wood fires, quiet, private. Close to wineries, restaurants and concert venues. Sleeps 8 to 10. Reas. rates & teacher discount. Ph (02) 4930 4097 after 6pm.

ARRAWARRA 30km North Coffs Harbour. Quiet new beachfront unit. Excellent swimming, surfing, fishing, walking. Available anytime $80pn Xmas extra. Ph: (02) 6654 1665 or 0428 127662.

WENTWORTH FALLS Beautiful “Wentworth Rose”. Walk to station. 4brm. Ph: 4784 2222.

BLACKHEATH BLUE MOUNTAINS Delightful Mountain cottage on an acre of enchanted gardens, lazy stroll from Blackheath village’s many cafes, restaurants, antique shops, golf course and world heritage walks. Three bedrooms with hand painted French kitchen with marble bench tops, open fire place, European style hydronic heating throughout and deep cast iron claw foot bath. Contact Nicole on 0404 095 326, email: nicole@fivestarpr.com.au

CRESCENT HEAD HOLIDAY APARTMENTS ON FACEBOOK Web: www.crescentheadholiday.com.au Email: crescenthead.holiday@gmail.com Phone: (02) 6566 0258. 2 and 3 bedroom quality self-contained apartments block of 8. Walk to beaches and village. Onsite proprietors past 14 years. 30 mins north of Port Macquarie. Wheelchair friendly, portacots, highchairs.

OVERSEAS HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION

PARIS APARTMENT Great location. Email: topofparis.com@orange.fr Sydney (02) 9357 2120.

BURGUNDY, FRANCE Modest 2-bedroom self-contained house in a charming canal village on the River Yonne. Please visit www.holidayhomeburgundy.com or email: bellg63@yahoo.com.au

SOUTHERN FRANCE - LANGUEDOC Charming little cottage in ancient stone village in the Minervois. Sleeps 3-4 very comfortably. $700 pw. Ph: 0419 500 030. www.liviniere.com

SOUTH OF FRANCE – LANGUEDOC 3 charming stone houses in traditional French market village, wine region, Canal du Midi, historic villages. From $400 per week. Visit www.languedocgites.com

ITALY-BARGA (TUSCANY) Fully furnished 2 storey townhouse in Medieval hilltop town. Close to Florence, Pisa and Lucca. Sleeps 6 possible 7. Centrally heated, additional full kitchen on covered roof terrace. Excellent base for sightseeing and walking. Euros 500-800 pw. Blog address: escapetotuscany.blogspot.com Inquiries: EMarchetti@icsz.ch or Telephone: (Australia) (02) 4023 4761.

FRENCH COUNTRY COTTAGES Villas, Paris Apartments. Ph: (02) 9440 8796. Email: gites@tpg.com.au Site: www.fcc.net.au

SW FRANCE – LANGUEDOC Adjacent centuries-old stone houses in wine-making village near Carcassonne; one sleeps four, the other eight, from $600 a week: 0414 968 397; www.frenchrentalhouses.bigpondhosting.com

FRANCE SOUTH Traditional house in quaint village in Minervois. Close to Mediterranean. Sleeps 6. $700 pw. 0418 464 379. www.frenchvillageexperience.com.au

LONDON B & B Spacious rooms, easy city access, laundry and self-catering facilities. Reasonable rates rachelallen1234@gmail.com Tel/Fax 0011 44 208 694 6538.

FRANCE, PROVENCE Restored 17th C house in medieval fortified village of Entrevaux. Close Nice, Cote d’Azur, Italy. Ph owners (02) 9948 2980
www.provencehousestay.com

SOUTH OF FRANCE Lovely stone house in heart of typical French village close to the medieval town of Carcassonne and Canal du Midi. www.myfrenchhome.com.au Julie 0403 314 928.

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY Elegant, spacious apartment. Sleeps 4. Central location, historical area, handy to transport. www.ravensapartment.com, Email: info@ravensapartment.com Tel: (02) 8003 4683.

SCHOOL EXCURSIONS

GOLD HISTORY SPECIAL OFFER – HISTORY HILL MUSEUM Some schools may have in their Library, a copy of Hill End Gold published in 1982, heralded then as the most up to date research resource for gold rush history. For any school making an excursion booking for 2013 or 2014 to History Hill Museum at Hill End, upon arrival, the school will receive two complementary books: one copy of expanded 2nd editions of Hill End Gold and one copy of Hill End Hearsay. Hill End Gold (A4 192 pages) centres on Australian gold rushes and is facts and figures, while Hill End Hearsay (A4 224 pages) concentrates on the town, lifestyle and characters that evolve after the gold rush. Both books are available on the website www.historyhill.com.au together with full educational tour information. Book values are $49.50 each. Maximum full day tour prices which include lunch and GST are $19.30 per student. We commit to no price rises for museum visits or book purchases for the next two years. Enquiries/bookings: (02) 6337 8222.

TAXATION

REGISTERED TAX AGENT, PART TIME TEACHER Master of Tax laws. Return could be done by mail. Ph: George (02) 9529 6069, email: antonious@optusnet.com.au.

ACCOUNTANT, TAX AGENT Visit www.austwise.com.au Please call Mike 9808 3166. Ryde.

TEACHER TAX RETURN SPECIALIST FOR 26 YEARS Returns by appointment, Skype, phone, email or post. Student Teacher Returns (Standard) $55.00. Teachers Financial Services – Parramatta. 9683 3276, info@tfstax.com.au

NOTICES

PUPPIES & DOGS Rescue a dog and save a life. More than 200 to choose from. DoggieRescue.com is committed to rescuing neglected, abused and abandoned dogs from the death rows of Sydney pounds and finding them loving homes and we need YOUR help. Log on to www.DoggieRescue.com and see how you can help keep the dream alive by adopting, fostering, volunteering or simply donating from $29.00 per month or call 9486 3133.

RETIRING SOON? Volunteers for Isolated Students’ Education recruits retired teachers to assist families with their Distance Education Program. Travel and accommodation provided in return for six weeks teaching. Register at
www.vise.org.au or George Murdoch 0421 790 334, Ken Weeks (03) 9876 2680.

HELP SAVE A DOG’S LIFE! No Kill Pet Rescue is in urgent need of foster carers to help save the life of pound dogs. Anyone with the love of dogs can foster. If you would like to be part of this cause, email: nokillpetrescue2009@gmail.com

KEMPS CREEK & BADGERYS CREEK SCHOOLS Searching for students and teachers from Kemp’s Creek and Badgerys Creek Schools during the ‘50s and ‘60s for a reunion in October. Please contact Guy Smith 0247 398 127 or email guysmith2@bigpond.com for further details.

TALLONG PUBLIC SCHOOL CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS 10th & 11th October, 2014. Invitation to past teachers, students, staff, P&C members and the community. Contact school for further information and to register interest on:
0248 410292 or email: tallong-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

FARRER MEMORIAL AGRICULTURAL HIGH SCHOOL - TAMWORTH NSW Farrer is “Celebrating 75 Years” in 2014. Main Functions for past students, teachers and staff will be held, in Tamworth, over the weekend - 26 to 28 September 2014. Contacts for teachers are David Head at davidhead@tourismbrokers.com.au and Mick McLeod at GRAEME.MCLEOD2@det.nsw.edu.au. For general information go to www.farrer.nsw.edu.au and follow the links.

KARONGA SCHOOL’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY You are invited to celebrate Karonga’s 50th anniversary! Past, present, and future school community members are welcome. Join us at The Epping Club, Thursday 11th September, 6:30pm onwards, $60 each. We are also holding an afternoon tea and school tours, Saturday 18th October, 2:00pm to 4:00pm. To book or for information, contact Sarah on 9868 1920 or
karonga-s.school@det.nsw.edu.au

TROPY BOWLS 26 YEARS REUNION The Tropy Bowlers from Lightning Ridge are holding a reunion in October on the 4, 5 and 6. All former teachers and players are welcome. For further information please contact the people below. Contact: Rod Adams, PO Box 954, Lightning Ridge NSW 2834; Rod Abel, phone (02) 6820 2428; Nathen Forbes, mobile 0408 441 751.

TURRAMURRA NORTH PUBLIC SCHOOL CELEBRATES ITS CENTENARY ON FRIDAY 24TH AND SATURDAY 25TH OCTOBER 2014. Invitation to past teachers, students, staff and the school community. Contact school for further information and to register for events. Phone: 9144 4107
944 93164 www.turranorthps.net.au email: turramurrn-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

MACLEAN PUBLIC SCHOOL The Sesquicentenary of public education in the Lower Clarence will be celebrated over the June long weekend 2015. An invitation is extended to past teachers, students, staff and community members to join the activities. The school is also looking for photos or other memorabilia. Please contact marilyn.donelan@det.nsw.edu.au or on 0407 452 967.

WOLLONGONG TEACHERS’ COLLEGE 50TH REUNION ‘63-’64 AND ‘64-’65 COHORTS At Wollongong University for tour and memorabilia display from midday March 7, 2015 followed by dinner at Wollongong Golf Club. Contact Kerrie at keyding@uow.edu.au

50’S REUNION FOR QUIRINDI PRIMARY AND HIGH SCHOOLS A 50’s reunion (1950 to 1959) for former students and teachers of Quirindi Primary and High Schools will be held at Quirindi High School on Wednesday 8th October 2014 @ 10am. Partners are welcome. Catering by current students will be provided at a reasonable cost. RSVP 28th September. E devonadrew@gmail.com P 6769 7696.

STRATHFIELD GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL - LEAVING CERTIFICATE CLASS OF 1954 Looking for the following people: Carolyn Melit, Lois McGurgan, Ruth Wilson, Gloria Blair, Rita Bristow re 60 year celebration. Please contact Pat at lesarm@bigpond.com or Margaret at margareid@bigpond.com with details.

HIGH SCHOOL REUNION - HURSTVILLE BOYS HIGH SCHOOL - LEAVING CERTIFICATE YEAR – 1964 The 5th Year students from 1964 cordially invite all Teachers from HBHS in 1964 to attend the 50 Year Reunion. The Reunion will be held on Friday the 7th of November, 2014. To receive further information, please contact Frank McDowell on 0412 882 221.

DOVER HEIGHTS GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL - 50 YEAR REUNION FOR LEAVING CERTIFICATE 1964 To be held on Sunday, October 26, 2014 12.30pm At Woollahra Golf Club Contact Jeany Simons (Gobits) jsimons@gmail.com (m. 0416 036 116).

EARLY EVENT 2015 - ALL SESSIONS ARMIDALE TC REUNION Wednesday 4th March 2015, Gosford - Central Coast Leagues Club -10.30am. Following the well-established program. Details Gus Plater. 4363 1102, platergus@hotmail.com