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Photographer recognised for work with newborn babies

A local photographer has been recognised for her work with newborn babies. Daleys Point photographer Ms Jodie Andrews was named the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers’ Newborn Photographer of the Year on August 13 for…


Art show success at The Bays

The Bays Community Group’s annual Bays Art Show was a resounding success, according to group president Ms Cathy Gleeson. “We had seven very talented local artists exhibit during our 2019 show and the overall feedback…



Glee Club concerts this week

The Pearl Beach Glee Club Singers and Friends will present their latest concert, A Time to Remember, this week. The Glee Club will hold two concerts at the Pearl Beach Memorial Hall, at 7:30pm on…


Aunties film met with pride and sadness

The premiere of the film Aunties of Mingaletta at Umina Beach during Naidoc Week in July was greeted with pride and sadness, according to organisers. The Mingaletta hall was packed with standing room only for…


Students plant native shrubs

Ettalong Public School students planted some native shrubs on school grounds to celebrate National Tree Day. The planting took place on August 5 with students installing the shrubs in the school’s Yarning Circle garden. The…


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Local artists launch new art prize

A local artists’ co-operative has launched a new art prize to be awarded next year. Ettalong’s Art Studios Cooperative has announced it will be holding the inaugural Jocelyn Smith Philosophy Art Prize in 2020. The…


Aged care trainee is finalist

A trainee at a Umina aged care facility has been named a finalist for the NSW Trainee of the Year Awards. Abigail O’Grady was named a state finalist after winning the School-based Apprentice-Trainee of the…


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Students complete walk

Year 9 outdoor education students from Brisbane Water Secondary College Umina campus completed a portion of the Great North Walk on August 8. The Great North Walk is a 250km walking track which runs from…