ADVENTURE HOLIDAYS Exciting destinations, experienced guides, great value: Russia, Alaska, China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar 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. (02) 9437 4900. Our 41st year of service to the European traveller.

CUBA CULTURAL TOURS Drawing Cuba - Travel with an artist. Drawing, painting, printmaking. No experience necessary. Havana Jazz Festival Tour - Dec. Baila en Cuba - Learn to dance salsa. Nov. Learn Spanish in Havana. 1 month, lessons, accom. from $2500. Havana Ballet Festival Tour Oct 2016. Bespoke tours for groups. (02) 8214 8420.


MOLLYMOOK BEACH – Delightful 3 bedroom renovated cottage – 5 minutes’ walk to beach, close to shops, cafe’s, restaurants – golf and fishing. Air-con, bright and sunny with great garden, quiet relaxed location. Ph. 0405 453 531 email –

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: (02) 4751 7511.

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.

CRESCENT HEAD HOLIDAY APARTMENTS ON FACEBOOK Web: Email: 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.

“SERENITY COTTAGE” RIVERFRONT SUSSEX INLET Magnificent river views, 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, fishing, kangaroos, bushwalks. Pet friendly. Cottage available from 20th - 27th December and 3rd - 24th January. $1700 weekly. 0425 866 456.

SCOTTS HEAD (mid north coast) Large 2brm house, large lounge room, dining room, kitchen. Short walk to beaches and river. All modern conveniences, plasma TV. Large entertainment deck. Covered BBQ. Pet friendly backyard. Off street parking. $650-$950. Teacher discount. Details (02) 9665 5347 or 0414 752 349.

WATERFRONT - SOUTH COAST - BURRILL LAKE COTTAGE. Fish and/or relax! Sleeps 9. Book “Balmoral Cottage” (02) 4455 5688.

CULBURRA BEACH Spacious 4 bedroom house, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8, swimming pool, cul-de-sac location, 150 metres to beach. Ph: 0435 722 484.

NARRAWALLEE (NEAR MOLLYMOOK) 2br., 450m to beach. Telephone:
0438 816 439.



PARIS APARTMENT Great location. Email: Sydney (02) 9357 2120.

APARTMENT PARIS or BURGUNDY HOUSE Great location. 0416 100 533 Fiona.

BURGUNDY, FRANCE Modest 2-bedroom self-contained house in a charming canal village on the River Yonne. Please visit or email:

SOUTH OF FRANCE – LANGUEDOC Charming stone house with terrace in traditional French market village, wine region, Canal du Midi. From $450 per week. Visit

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: Inquiries: or Telephone: (Australia) (02) 4023 4761.

FRENCH COUNTRY COTTAGES Villas, Paris Apartments. Ph: (02) 9440 8796. Email: Site:

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;

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

LONDON B & B Spacious rooms, easy city access, laundry and self-catering facilities. Reasonable rates 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.

SPAIN 2bed 2bath at Fuengirola Beach. Good climate always 0412 672 970.


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

ACCOUNTANT, TAX AGENT Visit Please call Mike 9808 3166. Ryde.

REGISTERED TAX AGENT Maximum Refunds! 0414 434 692, Email:


PEGGY BROWNE a devoted teacher and member of the NSW Teachers Federation for more than 45 years, was a regular contributor of book reviews to Education which were published just with her initials, MB. She attended Annandale Primary School (1921–1927) and Fort Street Girls’ High School (1928–1932) then Sydney Teachers’ College. Following her country service in Condobolin, she began a long career as a maths teacher, first at Leichhardt Girls’ High, then Riverside Girls’ High and finally at Asquith Girls’ High School. In her 100th year when she died on 4 June, 2015. Peggy Browne donated her body to Sydney University.


PUPPIES & DOGS Rescue a dog and save a life. More than 200 to choose from. 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 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 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:

MALLET SPORTS? TEACHERS SATISFY YOUR CURIOSITY Learn different games for free. Then assist on the first School Croquet Program being conducted by Strathfield Croquet Club for Strathfield Girls High School in Term 3, on Tuesday afternoons. SCC has taught over 400 ACU Strathfield students since 2010. contact Ruth: 9736 3410 or via website:

PROPOSED REUNION SECTION 206 1966, SYDNEY TEACHERS COLLEGE Next year will be the 50th anniversary of the 1966 graduating Section 206 (Needlework) from Sydney Teachers College. I am planning to hold a reunion of past members on a date yet to be fixed, and need assistance to locate Home Economics teachers from this group. Any information would be most welcome and can be forwarded to Dianne Charge (Saxton) at, or by phone on (02) 6059 2115 or Mobile 0448 529 703.

DID YOU TEACH AT LETHBRIDGE PARK PUBLIC SCHOOL IN 1969, 1970’S AND 1980’S? If so, a reunion is being organized for the 9th April 2016 at Rooty Hill RSL. Please contact Michelle Janes at or Lethbridge Park Past and Present Students Facebook page, Or call 0411 018 859 for further details.

CAMPBELLTOWN PUBLIC SCHOOL ARE LOOKING FOR PAST PRINCIPALS, EXECUTIVE STAFF, TEACHERS AND STUDENTS who have information or items (including old school uniforms) to help with the 140th anniversary celebrations planned for 2016. If you wish to be part of the celebration or to pass on information; please contact Mrs Cassandra Menne at Campbelltown Public School, Lithgow St, Campbelltown, NSW 2560. Email: or phone the school on (02) 4625 1581.

W.W.T.C. 60TH REUNION 2016 Will this be “The Last Hurrah”? Where?: Dormie House Moss Vale. When?: Tue 8th - Wed 9th March. How?: Register and Booking with Gwen Ravelle, Ph (02) 4229 4706, 27/41 Smith St Wollongong 2500. Bring?: Photo of yourself in 1956. Email: to Jan & Roy Strange.

REUNION CELEBRATING 50 YEARS FOR WWTC STUDENTS 1965-66, 1966-67, 1967-68 (the final Leaving Certificate students) will be held in Wagga Wagga Sunday 15 May through to evening of Tuesday 17 May 2016. Phone Bruce Forbes 0408 587 065 Email:

BACK TO EDGEWORTH PS: 125TH ANNIVERSARY All past students, staff and community members are invited to an Open Day on Saturday, May 14, 2016 (10–2) for guided tours, memorabilia and entertainment. That evening a formal anniversary dinner ($60p.p.) at Club Macquarie is planned. Bookings are essential. Phone school office (02)
4958 1831.