CRUISE DISCOUNTS for teachers Phone: 1300 766 331.


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.

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

“SERENITY COTTAGE” RIVERFRONT SUSSEX INLET Magnificent river views, 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, fishing, kangaroos, bushwalks. Pet friendly. 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.

BLUEYS BEACH 4 bedroom beach house. Put the car away. All new modern facilities. Contact 0419 231 439

SHORT TERM ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE NEAR HORNSBY HOSPITAL. Lovely room available in retired teacher’s house. Phone Judy 0412 725 547


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, DORDOGNE Charming French house Dordogne $500pw
0430 146 100.


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

TEACHER TAX RETURN SPECIALIST for 26 years. Returns by appointment, phone, email or post. Teacher Returns (Standard) $99.00 New Clients Only. Teachers Financial Services — Parramatta Ph 9683 3276, Fax 02 9630 9182 or Email.

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT specialising in tax returns for teachers and academics. Over 30 years experience. Ring (0294814222) or email ( Multiple years a speciality. West Pennant Hills


Kath Yabsley, noted early childhood educator, passed away earlier this month, aged 101. Her 100th birthday was noted in an article in Education in October 2015. Miss Yabsley was at the forefront of teaching innovation, particularly in mathematics. She always strove to enable students to understand mathematical processes rather than simply get sums right. She was a member of the mathematics syllabus committee.


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.

BWSC UMINA 40 YEAR CELEBRATIONS Saturday 29th October 2016. All past staff, students and community members invited. Open Day 10am-2pm at the school with activities, stalls, tours and more. Gala Dinner from 6pm at Everglades Country Club. Further information and Gala dinner tickets from school website or Facebook

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.

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:

GRANVILLE SOUTH CAPA HIGH SCHOOL 50TH ANNIVERSARY Saturday 30th July, Dinner at Holroyd Function Centre Merrylands — 6pm enjoy an evening of memories. Saturday 6th August, Open Day at the School with activities, stalls, tours and more. Further information can be found on our Facebook page or by contacting the school on (02) 9892 2654.

EASTERN CREEK PUBLIC SCHOOL WILL CELEBRATE THEIR 150 YEAR ANNIVERSARY in October 2016. All past and present teachers are invited to attend a Reunion Dinner being held at the Rooty Hill RSL Club on 22nd October. Please forward all enquiries to — Enid Besant Ryan Ph: 0439 202 250 Email: Other activities—Fete Saturday 15th October and an Official Assembly Wednesday 19th October. All other enquiries should be forwarded to the School.

MUDGEE HIGH SCHOOL CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS SATURDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2016. Open Celebration Day 10:00-2:00pm at the school, including memorabilia, activities and tours. Public Celebration Cocktail Evening 6.30pm at Robert Oatley Vineyards. Tickets are $60 pp and can be purchased from Further information via Mudgee High School website, Mudgee High School Centenary 2016 Facebook page or by contacting the school on 6372 1533.

BRIGHTON LE SANDS PUBLIC SCHOOL CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS 10AM – 3PM SATURDAY 1st APRIL 2017 – Open celebration day at the school. Join our centenary Facebook page “Brighton Le Sands Public School Centenary” for details, contributions and updates. For further information contact Mr John Sutton (Assistant Principal) via email or on 9567 5449.

NEWCASTLE TEACHERS COLLEGE 50TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION — CLASS OF 1966. Seeking expressions of interest to form a committee to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the class of 1966 — 67 students. The event will be held in 2017. Email Lindsay Ewing: or phone 0418 638 864.

BARMEDMAN CENTRAL SCHOOL REUNION — Pre 1963. Sat & Sun 29/30 October 2016 in Barmedman & Temora. All who were associated with the school pre 1963 are invited. Photos and Memorabilia needed. Register attendance intention ASAP for planning & catering. Contact Denis McDermott ph 62581238 Mob 0212-361329.

WOLLONGONG HIGH SCHOOL OF THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS, December 2016. A week of Centenary celebrations, 5th-10th December including school tours, student activity day, Showcase nights, culminating in a Centenary dinner, 10th December. Dinner tickets through Ticketmaster or WIN Entertainment Centre. More information on the WHSPA Website, or call 42296844.