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    Tumut and Tumbarumba councils will be forcibly merged, despite Tumut council's desire to stand alone and  overwhelming merger opposition in Tumbarumba. The state government has confirmed Tumut and Tumbarumba have been unsuccessful in their attempts to avoid amalgamation, with the two shires to form the Snowy Valleys Council. The new entity will have nine ...
  • Tumut during the 2012 flood
    Tumut residents are being asked to prepare for a weekend of wild weather, after the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) issued a flood watch warning for the Tumut River. Widespread rain is expected over the region, with 50 to 100mm of rain predicted and isolated areas potentially to receive over 150mm. SES ...
  • Deb Sturt with Recognise’s Ashley Longbottom, Rebecca Godfrey, Charles Prouse, Bindi Frail and Steve Widders
    The historic and continued exclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders from Australia’s constitution is disrespectful and harmful, but the power of change is with every day Australians, say members of Recognise. The grass roots travelling movement was in Tumut’s Cooee Cottage this week to discuss the need for Australia’s ...
  • Marlena and Michael Jeffery inspect a Marquette of the future Jack Ryan statue
    Tumut’s proposed Jack Ryan statue has received a seal of approval from one of Australia’s highest-ranking officers, former SAS commander and former Governor General of Australia Michael Jeffery. Major General Jeffery and wife Marlena Jeffery took time Tuesday to meet with the ANZAC Centenary Committee to view a maquette of ...
  • A bin featuring the harvest of Batlow grown US Cascades and Chinook hops
    Local craft breweries are hopping on board and helping Batlow’s latest agricultural venture become a roaring success. Batlow’s future as a hop producer seems promising after a recent sell-out harvest. In its second year growing hops, Batlow Co-Operative has already secured the business of Tumut River Brewery and Capital Brewing, ...

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Tumut and Tumbarumba to form Snowy Valleys Council

Tumut and Tumbarumba councils will be forcibly merged, despite Tumut council's desire to stand alone and  overwhelming merger opposition in Tumbarumba. The state government has confirmed Tumut and Tumbarumba have been unsuccessful in their ...

Sport

Tumut's Stephanie Walker in action.

Steph lines up in historic SCG clash

Tumut’s Stephanie Walker will share in a slice of women’s AFL history this week. On April 9, Steph will walk onto the Sydney Cricket Ground to play the first female ...