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COOBER PEDY’S BIG AFTERNOON TEA
Coober Pedy’s Big Afternoon Tea, to raise funds for cancer research,
will once again be held in the TAFE SA & PIRSA building on Saturday 27th
The Coober Pedy Big Afternoon Tea is sponsored by the
Cancer Council of Australia and the District Council of Coober Pedy, and
is aimed at raising funds to fight against a disease that affects one in
three Australians. It is a chance to relax, catch up and chat whilst
raising funds that will benefit cancer patients and their families, of
whom there are a number in Coober Pedy and the surrounding area.
If you have any items you wish to donate to the “Monster Auction”
please contact one of the people below to arrange collection.
Lynn Freeman – 86725298 or 86725848
Kate McLeod – 86789000 or 86725406
Miriam Kammermann – 86725009 or 86725460
(From May Agenda)
( Darren Zechner,
Five CCTV cameras have been installed to poles covering aircraft parking,
refuelling and car park areas and also an alarm system in the Terminal
building by Alarm Logic personnel with associated trenching carried out
by Works Dept. Additional Power points were installed by Maylin Constructions.
This system is to be commissioned on 3/5/06 by the vendor.
This project is being funded by a grant from the Department of Transport that was procured last year.
1. That the Councillors' allowance be $3,000.00 per annum, paid monthly
in arrears on the last working day of that month; and
That the Deputy Mayor's allowance be $4,000.00 per annum, paid
monthly in arrears on the last working day of that month; and
That the Mayor's allowance be $12,000.00 per annum, paid monthly in
advance on the last working day of that month, plus a vehicle and
Mobil fuel card
2. That the above allowances be paid on a monthly basis up to the
conclusion of the 2006 periodic election.
Motor Club Rate Rebate Request
Council is in receipt of correspondence from the Coober Pedy Motor Club
Inc requesting consideration of a rebate of rates, service
charges and fines & interest for the period 1
July 2005 to 30 June 2006.
The Coober Pedy Motor Club Inc is the owner/occupiers of Allotment 1855
Seventeen Mile Road, Coober Pedy, with rates payment history as follows:
Rate Arrears (04/05) – b/forward: $200.49
Rates for 05/06: $526.25
Water Access Fee: $260.00
Fines & Interest: $ 7.11
Paid: (8/9/05) $397.09
Balance as at 10 May
It would appear from Council’s financial records, dating back to 2000,
the Coober Pedy Motor Club has not previously requested a remission of
rates. However, Council needs to be mindful of the precedent it may set
simply because an organisation has problems meeting its financial
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Give them the best possible start
The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children has launched its annual May
Appeal to help young deaf children and blind children.
Research has shown that the earlier a blind or deaf child receives expert
help, the better their chances are in life.
RIDBC helps children like Nathan, a four-year-old who loves buses, cars and
trucks – even though he can’t see them.
Nathan, who is blind, attends an RIDBC preschool. Expert staff work with him
to develop his independence. For instance, the fun games that he plays also help
him build finger strength and dexterity in readiness for the time when he will
In fact, Nathan is already familiar with the feel of braille. He plays with
the brailler machine, and with help from RIDBC, everyday items in his preschool
and home are labelled in braille.
RIDBC relies heavily on community support to be able to help children like
Nathan. With tax time coming up, why not consider making a tax-deductible
donation to RIDBC and help children like Nathan get the best possible start in
To donate, visit www.ridbc.org.au or
phone 1800 043 411.
New figures show that petrol prices have reached a new record high of an
average of $1.35 a litre across the nation.
Senator Fielding said cutting the price of petrol would also ease pressure on
”For the Government to say there's nothing they can do about high petrol
price and at the same time allowing governments to take over 50 cents per
litre in tax is obscene,” Senator Fielding said.
“Of course there's something that we can do and that's to cut the fuel
tax by 10 cents per litre, giving relief to families and small business and
taking pressure of the interest rates.”