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Loal ConroyThu, 01/10/2020 - 4:23pm

This Community Phone Directory PDF is updated from time to time and can be downloaded and printed for your convenience. ( Uploaded 1.10.2020.)

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Email: loalconroy@yahoo.com.au or mariacpickles@hotmail.com if you wish to be...

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Loal ConroySat, 15/08/2020 - 6:25pm

This is a PDF version of Cove News 1.8.2020. and volunteers have hand delivered a hard copy to most residents of NAC this weekend. You will notice that if you wish, you can opt to have a copy emailed to you direct in future. We will endeavour to produce Cove News as and when material / news comes to hand and hope you enjoy being kept in the loop once again.

Opinion
tonyhWed, 21/10/2020 - 1:04pm

Two years ago, I raised with the then Hall Committee the need to provide an on-site defibrillator at the Community Centre.

Our village populations median age is 59 yrs. (Median means having equal numbers above and below this number). Of course, heart failure for example can occur at much younger ages but can be expected to show an increasing risk as we age. Given our demographic, a defibrillator must be considered a critical piece of life-saving equipment

Two Ambulance Stations are listed as servicing North Arm Cove, Tea Gardens,19 klms. and Buladelah, 37 klms away. From resident experience,...

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janinerSat, 17/10/2020 - 4:26pm

There is a bit of work required behind the scenes to keep our website running smoothly. Last week, Bob R and Tony H managed a major security upgrade without crashing the site. Doug K had given them comprehensive notes and was available to fix any problems if required. Neither Bob nor Tony have any computer training, so congratulations to them for successfully undertaking this upgrade. Obviously, our North Arm Cove seniors can learn new tricks.

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tonyhSun, 30/08/2020 - 9:37pm

A question was asked at Saturday’s residents’ meeting as to why NACCAi is involved in the developments at Fame Cove if they really have nothing to do with us and don’t affect us.

It occurred to me that there are probably quite a lot of people in our village who, for one reason or another, have little or no knowledge about what’s been going on.

Without going into too much detail, I’ll try to clear the air a bit.

Fame Cove is a misnomer for 400 hectares of headland on the eastern side of the Cove. It...

janinerSun, 26/07/2020 - 5:40pm

In the last few months you may have noticed many new sponsor ads on the website. These ads are located in 4 positions on the sides of the home page. Up to six ads cycle randomly in each location. Most of our ads have links to the sponsor’s own webpage or to a page on our website with more details about the sponsor. If you hover over an ad and click, you will go to these pages. The ads also appear randomly on several other pages on our website and at the bottom of our weekly email.

The sponsors...

mpicklesMon, 29/06/2020 - 7:12am

Community BONFIRE - BBQ

Residents, guests and friends are invited to share a story, have some fun and cook a BBQ.

Entrance fee: firewood (whatever you can manage) We are not looking for clearing of the forest.

Community BBQ will be provided.

Saturday 4th July - 4 pm
Heros Beach
(Weather looks OK this time!)

BYO everything, chairs, food, drinks, sanitizer.

- A Covid-19!safety plan will be enacted numbers are not limited in accordance with current NSW Covid Park Rules.

Safe...

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tonyhTue, 23/06/2020 - 10:55am

Some notes on land valuation:

The council prepares its budget, then theoretically calculates the return from rates it requires to fulfil that budget. It spreads the rate charges out in proportion to the latest land valuations. If your neighbour’s valuation goes up more than yours, he/she will pay proportionately more. If the council's projected expenditure comes down (and pigs fly), all our rates should come down in proportion. The point being that a land valuation increase doesn't necessarily mean higher rates.

The valuations are supposed to be based on unimproved land. This should mean that, if you have...

janinerSun, 21/06/2020 - 7:45pm

Valuer General Land Valuations

Most landowners at North Arm Cove would have received their July 2019 land valuations in the last two months. If you disagree with the valuation you have 60 days to lodge an objection. The last date to object is written at the bottom of the Notice of Valuation.

These valuations are based on local sales figures and are used to determine rates and land tax.

If you think that your valuation is incorrect, lodging an objection online is easy. The land valuations and property sales figures for all of NSW are...

janinerWed, 17/06/2020 - 11:20am

Dr Hennes from the Karuah Medical Centre has provided the following list of all the free funded vaccines for protection this winter 2020.

Free seasonal Influenza vaccine is funded for the following groups at higher risk of complications from Influenza.

All aboriginal and Torres strait islander people aged 6 months and over.

all children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age (including aboriginal

and medically at risk).

All individual aged 5 years and over with medical risk conditions , namely :

Cardiac disease

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