ADVENTURE HOLIDAYS Exciting destinations, experienced guides, great value: Russia, Alaska, China, India, Mongolia 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 40th year of service to the European traveller.


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: 4784 2222.

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.

BERMAGUI beautiful 2 bdrm townhouse; sleeps 5. Walk to beach river cafes shops. Linen provided if required. Discounts for long stays.

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.

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.

BLACKHEATH BLUE MOUNTAINS Delightful Mountain cottage on an acre of enchanted gardens, lazy stroll from Blackheath village’s many cafes, restaurants, antique shops, golf course and world heritage walks. Three bedrooms with hand painted French kitchen with marble bench tops, open fire place, European style hydronic heating throughout and deep cast iron claw foot bath. Contact Nicole on 0404 095 326, email:

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.

LENNOX HEAD Federation rates available. 0410 491252.

“SERENITY COTTAGE” RIVERFRONT SUSSEX INLET Magnificent river views, 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, fishing, kangaroos, bushwalks. Pet friendly. 0425 866 456.


PARIS APARTMENT Left Bank 7th Arrondissement one bedroom, well appointed, Australian owner Fiona 0416 100 533, 9331 6090

BURGUNDY HOUSE Gracious 6 bedroom home, 3 bathrooms, located in a well serviced village on Yonne and Beuvron rivers. Australian owner Fiona 0416 100 533 or 9331 6090.

SOUTHERN FRANCE - LANGUEDOC Charming little cottage in ancient stone village in the Minervois. Sleeps 3-4 very comfortably. $700 pw. Ph: 0419 500 030.

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

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:

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.

SOUTH OF FRANCE Lovely stone house in heart of typical French village close to the medieval town of Carcassonne and Canal du Midi. Julie 0403 314 928.

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY Elegant, spacious apartment. Sleeps 4. Central location, historical area, handy to transport., Email: Tel: (02) 8003 4683.


REMOTE SOLAR ELECTRICITY PANELS 185w Brand New, HIGH quality “Trina” panels. $199 each save 60%, 0412 835 378.

SOLAR POOL HEATING PANELS New OKU, BEST quality & performance. Easy DIY, $89 each. 0412 835 378.


COPACABANA LAND (Central Coast) Ocean Views 5min walk beach /shops/schools mobile 0422 522 144 copacabana-central-coast/1316888908311


GOLD HISTORY SPECIAL OFFER – HISTORY HILL MUSEUM Some schools may have in their Library, a copy of Hill End Gold published in 1982, heralded then as the most up to date research resource for gold rush history. For any school making an excursion booking for 2013 or 2014 to History Hill Museum at Hill End, upon arrival, the school will receive two complementary books: one copy of expanded 2nd editions of Hill End Gold and one copy of Hill End Hearsay. Hill End Gold (A4 192 pages) centres on Australian gold rushes and is facts and figures, while Hill End Hearsay (A4 224 pages) concentrates on the town, lifestyle and characters that evolve after the gold rush. Both books are available on the website together with full educational tour information. Book values are $49.50 each. Maximum full day tour prices which include lunch and GST are $19.30 per student. We commit to no price rises for museum visits or book purchases for the next two years. Enquiries/bookings: (02) 6337 8222.


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.


THINKING ABOUT RETIRING BUT STILL WANTING TO BE INVOLVED IN EDUCATION? Then, attend this workshop to learn how you can harness your Experience, Skills and Passion by starting your own successful Consultancy. Yes, be inspired by Ralph Pirozzo who Founded, Managed and Led his own very successful consultancy since 1997! This workshop will be held at the Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club on Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 9.00am to 3.00pm. For additional information, please contact Ralph at


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:

DO YOU HAVE A LOVE OF AUSTRALIAN HISTORY? Old Government House at Parramatta and Experiment Farm Cottage: National Trust Properties, require Volunteers to work as Tour Guides and in Education Programs. Training offered. Information: 9635 8149. email:

KEMPS CREEK & BADGERYS CREEK SCHOOLS Searching for students and teachers from Kemp’s Creek and Badgerys Creek Schools during the ‘50s and ‘60s for a reunion in October. Please contact Guy Smith 0247 398 127 or email for further details.

TALLONG PUBLIC SCHOOL CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS 10th & 11th October, 2014. Invitation to past teachers, students, staff, P&C members and the community. Contact school for further information and to register interest on: 0248 410292 or email:

MITCHELL C.A.E. REUNION 1972-1976. At Newcastle Aug 1-3. For info contact Spargs or Blakey at

MT AUSTIN HIGH SCHOOL, WAGGA WAGGA – 1964-2014 GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY 50th Celebrations – June long weekend. All ex-teachers, students, staff welcome. More info and on-line registration at School Website. or MAHS 50th Committee

FARRER MEMORIAL AGRICULTURAL HIGH SCHOOL - TAMWORTH NSW Farrer is “Celebrating 75 Years” in 2014. Main Functions for past students, teachers and staff will be held, in Tamworth, over the weekend - 26 to 28 September 2014. Contacts for teachers are David Head at and Mick McLeod at For general information go to and follow the links.

THE 19TH ANNUAL REUNION DINNER OF THE “FROM CENTRAL TO HUNTER EX-STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION will be held on Saturday, 20th September, 2014 in the function room at South Newcastle Leagues Club, Merewether commencing at 5.30pm. All ex-students and former staff members are invited to attend. Bookings are essential before 12th August, 2014. For further information please phone Margaret Thompson (nee Cooper) on 02-49522705. Please join us for a wonderful evening.

KARONGA SCHOOL’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY You are invited to celebrate Karonga’s 50th anniversary! Past, present and future school community members are welcome. Join us for a huge party at The Epping Club, Thursday 11th September, 6:30pm onwards. We are also holding an afternoon tea and school tours, Saturday 18th October, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. For more information, contact Sarah on 9868 1920 or

TROPY BOWLS 26 YEARS REUNION The Tropy Bowlers from Lightning Ridge are holding a reunion in October on the 4, 5 and 6. All former teachers and players are welcome. For further information please contact the people below. Contact: Rod Adams, PO Box 954, Lightning Ridge NSW 2834; Rod Abel, phone (02) 6820 2428; Nathen Forbes, mobile 0408 441 751.