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.

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.

“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 0412725547

SCOTTS HEAD, 3 min walk to beaches 2dble bed, dble bunk pet friendly $600p/wk bond Ph. 65697158.


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.


Jan Birmingham, Co-ordinator Visual Arts, passed away on 8th August. Jan taught Art, Literacy and Numeracy at Parramatta CC and Long Bay Complex and managed both the Art Unit located off Laundry Lane in Area 1 and the Boom Gate Gallery. She was a passionate member of the Teachers Federation, working tirelessly for the benefit of inmates until her 80s. Colleagues and friends paid tribute to Jan, best known for her deep commitment to the arts and new ideas.

MIKE HORSLEY (dec. 02/09/16). Mike was a public school teacher in Economics. In the 1970s he worked at Granville South, Cheltenham Girls, Hornsby Girls and Fort St High Schools. Mike became a teacher-educator in the 1980s and worked at USP in Fiji. In the 1990s he developed the M(Teach) program at Sydney University. Mike also organised homework centres for Pacific Islander students in Western Sydney. Mike was a Fed Rep and life member of the NTEU. He was the partner of Siobhan Callan.


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.

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:

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:

NSW EDUCATION BOWLING CLUB invites all NSW affiliated bowlers who have worked in schools or TAFE to join. We play once a month at various Sydney clubs. Contact Peter Jones 0421 839 269

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.

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.

BRAD SPILLANE RETIREMENT DINNER. Colleagues from Federation, Forest High, Birrong Girls, Young High and Brisbane Water Secondary College are warmly invited to a dinner for Brad. Wednesday 14th December from 5.30pm at Woy Woy Bowling Club (Sporties). Please contact Doug Grave on 0424144678 or