Making headlines in the Goulburn Post this week is a story about the proliferation of commercial signs on the highways near Goulburn. They're illegal, unsightly and do nothing to enhance Goulburn's image, say planners and councillors. Some are also unlawful, according to the council's planning department. Owners will have until February 1 to prove that their signs are legal or thereafter face compliance action to pull them down, following a recent council decision.
Two Goulburn students were among 30 Year 11 students across NSW to receive Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute School Science Awards. Charlotte Hargan from Goulburn High and Ella Fennamore from Mulwaree High were honoured with the awards, issued at a ceremony on November 22 at Corrimal High. The awards acknowledge students who show promise in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
It was a big day on Monday at the Goulburn Recreation Area, where many gathered for International People with Disabilities Day. There was a range of fun activities including cycling, basketball, musical performances, and an art exhibition. There was also plenty of stalls with providers from the sector on hand with information.
In sport, 15-year-old Callum Smith has been rewarded for his dedication to cricket recently by being announced as one of the 13 recipients of the Ray Harvey Sports Foundation grant. The grant, which allocates a share of $2,950 to local junior athletes, is designed to ease the financial burden of playing representative sport. It is the second time in the last 12 months that Callum has been awarded the grant, which his mother, Rachel Smith, said was enormously helpful.
The House of the Week is five-bedroom house on 25 acres, fenced into four productive paddocks with three dams, and located an easy 15 minute drive from the edge of Goulburn. "This immaculately-presented property has a lot to offer the most discerning buyer," says agent Matthew Skillman.