ADVENTURE HOLIDAYS Exciting destinations, experienced guides, great value: Russia, Alaska, China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar and more. Phone Hans at Onda Travel (02) 9547 2155 or (02) 9560 3307 (ah). Lic. 2TA003055 ACN 003873130.

CARS IN EUROPE – CITROEN RENAULT PEUGEOT Specials out now. driveEUROPE (02) 9437 4900. Our 41st year of service to the European traveller.

CUBA CULTURAL TOURS Drawing Cuba - Travel with an artist. Drawing, painting, printmaking. No experience necessary. Havana Jazz Festival Tour - Dec. Baila en Cuba - Learn to dance salsa. Nov. Learn Spanish in Havana. 1 month, lessons, accom. from $2500. Havana Ballet Festival Tour Oct 2016. Bespoke tours for groups (02) 8214 8420.


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.

WENTWORTH FALLS Beautiful “Wentworth Rose”. Walk to station. 4brm. Ph: 4784 2222.

CRESCENT HEAD HOLIDAY APARTMENTS ON FACEBOOK Web: Email: Phone: (02) 6566 0258. 2 and 3 bedroom quality self-contained apartments block of 8. Walk to beaches and village. Onsite proprietors past 14 years. 30 mins north of Port Macquarie. Wheelchair friendly, portacots, highchairs.

“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

CULBURRA BEACH Spacious 4 bedroom house, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8, swimming pool, cul-de-sac location, 150 metres to beach. Ph: 0435 722 484.

MOLLYMOOK BEACH – Delightful 3 bedroom renovated cottage – 5 minutes’ walk to beach, close to shops, cafe’s, restaurants – golf and fishing. Air-con, bright and sunny with great garden, quiet relaxed location. Ph. 0405 453 531 email –


PARIS APARTMENT Great location. Email: Sydney (02) 9357 2120.

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 3 charming stone houses in traditional French market village, wine region, Canal du Midi, historic villages. From $400 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, PROVENCE Restored 17th C house in medieval fortified village of Entrevaux. Close Nice, Cote d’Azur, Italy. Ph owners (02) 9948 2980.


CAREER PLANNING FOR TEACHERS leadership development, C.V. analysis and mock interviews.

CLASS MAKER SOFTWARE Are you producing next year’s class lists by hand? Class Maker has been created to sort students into classes while ensuring every student has a friend. From $49 per school, with options to group together or separate students, manage gender ratios, class sizes and ability levels. Email: or visit:


REGISTERED TAX AGENT, PART TIME TEACHER Master of Tax laws. Return could be done by mail. Ph: George (02) 9529 6069, email:

ACCOUNTANT, TAX AGENT Visit Please call Mike 9808 3166. Ryde.


SYDNEY-CHATSWOOD House for rent from 6 September till 4 October 2015. (02) 9018 9397. Email:


DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION MATHEMATICS BULLETINS #1-26 FROM 1954-1976 WANTED (especially #2, 3,18 and 20). Also, The Australian Mathematics Teacher, old Parabola Magazines 1967-1993, logarithm tables, old mechanical calculating devices (e.g. slide rules) and old mathematics books/resources. Please contact Graeme Henderson (02) 4423 1584 if you have any to give/sell.


GREATER SYDNEY Workshops for HSC Drama students. Australia’s leading monologue writer and award-winning actors come to your school. More details plus free scripts


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.

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.

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:

MACLEAN PUBLIC SCHOOL The Sesquicentenary of public education in the Lower Clarence will be celebrated over the June long weekend 2015. An invitation is extended to past teachers, students, staff and community members to join the activities. The school is also looking for photos or other memorabilia. Please contact or on 0407 452 967.

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 DEPARTMENT 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.

PROPOSED REUNION SECTION 206 1966, SYDNEY TEACHERS COLLEGE Next year will be the 50th anniversary of the 1966 graduating Section 206 ( Needlework) from Sydney Teachers College. I am planning to hold a reunion of past members on a date yet to be fixed, and need assistance to locate Home Economics teachers from this group. Any information would be most welcome and can be forwarded to Dianne Charge (Saxton) at or by phone on (02) 6059 2115 or Mobile 0448 529 703.

50th REUNION ARMIDALE TEACHERS COLLEGE 64/65 & 65/66 SESSIONS A reunion for members of the 64/65 and 65/66 Sessions for a 50 year reunion will be held in Armidale on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th October 2015. Members of the 66/67 sessions and any other sessions are very welcome. If interested please contact or Tom Cassin on 0407 457 661 to register your interest. Also looking for memoirs of your days at Armidale and your teaching career to be included on a booklet to be compiled for the Reunion.. Program includes Jam Session with Dave Morley at the Wicklow, dinner at Armidale Bowling Club, College visit and more.

PENRITH PUBLIC SCHOOL SESQUICENTENARY: 1865-2015 “Forward with Pride since 1865”. We have created a display of historic artefacts, curios and photographs, and a webpage on the history of the school at: A Facebook page has been established at: The school is planning a commemorative assembly on Friday 1st May, among other activities, including a K-6 student event on Friday 31st July, and a gala day for ex-students and community members on Saturday 1st August. The media, former students and staff members are encouraged to contact the school for more details. Tel: (02) 4721 2158; Fax:(02) 4721 3466; Email:

PENSHURST GIRLS 60th ANNIVERSARY Penshurst Girls invites all past students and staff to celebrate its 60th Anniversary at a school Open Day on September 11 and/or the Anniversary Dinner on September 12 at Revesby Workers Club. Tickets can be purchased: or for more information contact Elaine: 9580 3141.

THE 20TH ANNUAL REUNION DINNER OF THE “FROM CENTRAL TO HUNTER EX-STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION will be held on Saturday 19th September, 2015 in the function room of the Macquarie Club (formally the Sulphide Club) 458 Lake Road, Argenton, commencing at 5.30pm. All ex-students and former staff members are invited to attend. Bookings are essential before 12th August, 2015. For further information please phone Margaret (Cooper) Thompson on (02) 4952 2705. Please join us for a wonderful evening.

CROOKWELL PUBLIC SCHOOL CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF PUBLIC EDUCATION Crookwell Public School is celebrating 150 years of public education this year. We are holding a gala dinner on Saturday 3rd October at the school followed by an open day and BBQ on Sunday 4th October. For more information please phone (02) 4832 1213 or email

40 YEAR REUNION SECTION 109 SECONDARY HOME SCIENCE/TEXTILES 1975-77. 18-19 September 2015 – Newcastle CBD Reply by 30 June, invitations with Narelle. Organisers: Narelle Howell - (Heath) 0409 922 166. Anne Baille - (Wallace) 0417 029 311. Robyn Kitching - (Poulsen) 0438 285 340. Contact - Please spread the word.

ARMIDALE T.C./C.A.E. 1975-80. A gathering for those who attended college in 1975 to 80 will be held in Armidale from 25-27th September,2015.To register your interest and for more info. contact Laurie, ph.(02) 6663 3255 or Bernie, ph. 0407 438 276.

YOUNG PEOPLE LOVE SEX AND MEDIA WORKSHOP Macquarie University. Friday 10th July. Free event. More information and to register please go to: