Apr 09 2013

Member for Goulburn Pru Goward believes service standards for the Goulburn and District Community Transport Service won't be affected despite a change of operators.

A new provider Homecare NSW will take over the role after council decided against funding the service which it has done for the past three years.

Ms. Goward is confident that with the same level of funding, services will remain the same.

Apr 09 2013

Liberal Candidate for Hume Angus Taylor is labelling the Federal government's proposed changes to superannuation as a cash grab aimed at balancing the budget.

The changes which won't be legislated before the next election would see retirees who have a superannuation income over $100,000 taxed at 15 per cent. 

Mr. Taylor believes the government is trying anyway it can to balance the books.

Apr 08 2013

Ambassador for ageing and renowned actress Noelene Brown was in Goulburn last Friday as a guest speaker for the U3A NSW State Conference at the Soldiers Club.

Ms. Brown spoke about the benefits of lifelong learning and staying active.

The Goulburn branch of U3A has now been going for five years and is an adult learning organisation for people who aren't in full time employment.

In the meantime Ms. Brown also talked about the importance of learning something new everyday.

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