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Tea Tree Spray -- Summer's fresh solution
In the early 1900's, Dr. A. R.
Penfold, a chemist in Sydney,
found that Tea Tree Oil was 13
times stronger in killing bacteria
than carbolic acid... the universal
standard antiseptic back then
(much gentler on the skin, too,
one would suspect!)
Tea Tree Oil is a powerful anti-
viral and fungicide, with many
studies proving its effectiveness for
It can also be used around the
home and in air-conditioning
and ventilation systems to inhibit
Tea Tree Oil was included in the
mess kits of World War II soldiers
fighting in the tropics, to assist
with infections, wounds and foot
(Continued from page 55)
Ticks, fleas, lice... tea tree is a
natural bug-zapper! Dab on insect
bites or add a capful to your wash
when you launder pet bedding.
The Tea Tree (Melaleuca
alternifolia) is native to the north
coast of NSW, and its essential oil
is obtained by steam distillation of
the freshly harvested foliage.
OCT 15-18: Live Green House --
Darlinghurst in Sydney. Showcasing
sustainable living solutions for house
and apartment dwellers. Info: ww w.
OCT 23-25: Sydney Women's Expo --
Sydney Olympic Park.
Info: w w w.womensexpo.com.au
OCT 22-25: Sydney Blues festival. Held in
ten venues across Windsor. More info:
OCT 23-26: FootBeat Festival. Celebrates
the outstanding natural and cultural
environment of the Blue Mountains and
surrounds. The event is a 48 hour film
project; a challenge for the participating
groups is to make a short film.
Wentworth Falls TAFE.
Info: w w w.footbeatfestival.com.au
OCT 23-NOV 1: Mosman Festival -- It is
a 10 day celebratory program of events
and activities held in various precincts
throughout Mosman, Sydney.
Info: w w w.mosmanfestival.info.
OCT 29-NOV 15: Sculpture by the Sea --
exhibition of art along the coastal walk
from Bondi to Tamarama.
Info: ww w.sculpturebythesea.com
OCT 31: Myall River Festival -- a
community fun day celebrating the
installation of the newest public art
works, forming part of the Riverside Art
Walk in Tea Gardens.
Info: w w w.myallriverfestival.com.au or
Ph: 6555 6940.
OCT 31-NOV 14: Riverbeats 2009 -- The
Parramatta River, Church Street. An
evening concert on the riverbank. Info:
w ww.riverbeats.com.au or Ph: 8839 3311.
OCT 31-NOV 8: Land of the Beardies
Festival -- Glen Innes. Celebrating the
local history of Celtic Country.
Info: w w w.beardiesfestival.com.
NOV 1: Hunter Uncorked at Balmoral. The
Esplanade, Balmoral Beach, Sydney.
Info: w w w.hunteruncorked.com.au
NOV 5-8: Manly Festival of Surfing -- on
the corso, events on and off the beach.
Info: ww w.manlyfestivalofsurfing.com.
NOV 6-8: Narooma BoatsAfloat Festival, for
NOV 6: Children's Medical Research
Institute Christmas Fair -- Wagga Wagga.
Over 90 stalls for family faun.
Ph: 6926 3725.
NOV 7-8: Bitter and Twisted International
Boutique Beer Festival. Held in the walls
of the ex Maitland Gaol.
NOV 7: Annual Rylstone Street Feast --
stalls and entertainment.
Info: ww w.visitmudgeeregion.com.au.
NOV 8: Country Music Concert --
Narrandera. Held at the Ex-Servicemen's
Club. Ph: 6959 1461
NOV 12-15: Celebrate Penrith 09 --
Celebrating Penrith's 50th Birthday.
Ph: 4732 8201.
NOV 13-15: Music at the Creek -- Majors
Creek in Braidwood.
Info: ww w.musicatthecreek.com
NOV 14-15: Taralga Heritage Rally --
showcasing vintage farm machinery,
vintage and veteran car and bikes.
Info: w w w.upperlachlantourism.com.
NOV 14: Crooked Mountain Concert
-- Warrumbungle National Park,
Info: w w w.outbacknow.com.au.
NOV 14-21: Lord Howe Island Bird Week.
Guided walks to sea bird colonies, boat
trips to Balls Pyramid, museum displays
and more. Info: w w w.lordhoweisland.info
NOV 14: Convoy for Kids in Goulburn --
charity event. Goulburn Showground,
Info: w w w.c4k.goulburn.net.au
NOV 14: A Day in the park -- Cronulla
Beach. Toyota Park -- Captain Cook
Drive. Live rock concert in the Shire.
Tickets from ticketek.com.au
NOV 14-15: Bridge To Breakers Sailing
Classic -- Sporting Events. Harwood
Bridge to Yamba.
Info: w w w.clarencetourism.com
NOV 14-22: Kiama Art Society 31st
Annual Art Exhibition -- Kiama Leagues
Club. Info: w ww.kiamaart.org.au
NOV 21: Adaminaby Cup Race Day --
country horse race and picnic day.
Info: w w w.adaminabyraces.com
NOV 22-29: Celebrate Lithgow Week --
annual street party. Ph: 6351 3251.
NOV 28: Gundagai Rodeo held at
Gundegai Showground. Ph: 6944 0214.
NOV 29: Sydney Christmas Parade --
floats, entertainment, for charity.
Annual community and cultural event
held in Sydney CBD.
Info w w w.sydneychristmasparade.com
or Ph: 9358 3322.
DEC 4-6: Great Inland Fishing Festival
-- held at the Copeton Dam, Inverell.
More than $20,000 in cash and prizes.
Info: w w w.inverell.com.au.
DEC 5: Campbelltown Christmas Carols --
Art Gallery Road.
DEC 5: Cooma Races and Sundowner Cup
-- Ti Tree Racecourse. Ph: 6452 2371.
DEC 5-12: Lord Howe Island Rainforest
Week. Activities focused on the unique
plant life of Lord Howe Island.
Info: w w w.lordhoweisland.info.
DEC 3-6: 2009 Australian Golf
Championships. New South Wales Golf
Club, Botany Bay National Park,
Info: ww w.australianopengolf.com
NOTE: While every care is taken in
compiling this information, no responsibility
can be accepted for any errors or omissions.
Readers are advised to check with venues or
organisers regarding any changes etc which
may have occurred, especially when travel or
accommodation bookings are involved.
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