Message from the Boolarra Link Committee

The Boolarra Link is written by the Community for the Community, with this motto we like to give a voice to everyone in the community. Sadly our community continues to be divided regarding the OSMI’s proposal of the Delburn Wind Farm, there are more submissions to the Boolarra Link than the scope of this quarterly…

QR Code*

Internet fads constantly come and go, but one that has stubbornly stuck around, despite repeated incorrect predictions of its imminent demise, is the QR (Quick Response) code. So what is a QR code and why is it important? If you’ve never heard the term before, you may be scratching your head right now. While the…

Boolarra Link AGM 2019, President’s Report

There are many reasons to be proud of our little newspaper. Firstly, it continues to grow in advertising interest, in volunteer support and in the breadth of stories we cover. But, most importantly, The Boolarra Link continues to grow as the primary means for locals (both living in Boolarra and districts and further afield) to…

Editorial: – Dec. 2019

We are now in December and many are in preparation of Christmas, a time traditionally seen as a time of peace and understanding. Unfortunately in our community the division is deepened by a commercial company. Each side has some passionate members who forget to listen and respect the other side, I noticed community members abusing…

Help needed…..! – Sep. 2019

The Boolarra Link written by the community for the community; is put together by community volunteers. We need help now with proof readers. To proof read you need a few hours before each edition, you committing for one edition at a time. You will need access to the internet and a computer/word processor. You get…

Editorial September 2019

As editor of The Boolarra link I have watched the discussions about the proposal of the Delburn Windfarm, with sadness I see the community dividing about the issue, for or against. On one side, part of the community is scared to lose their lifestyles, and the value of their assets, as they point to potential…

Would you like your favourite photo featured in the Boolarra Link?

If so, send your photo, together with a short narrative about the subject, the location and what inspired you to take the photo by email to: boolarralink@hotmail.com Your photo will need to be: .JPG format high resolution with a minimum of 1800 x 1600 pixels print size at least 8 cm x 10 cm (Sorry,…

Expressions Of Interest Junior Journalists

Th e Boolarra Link is looking for budding writers aged between 14 and 18 years to become Junior Journalists and write stories about what’s happening in our local area. The challenge will be to come up with interesting pieces between 1,000 – 1,500 words that showcase Boolarra and surrounds through the eyes of young members…

CNAV Conference 2011

Report on Community Newspaper Association of Victoria Conference 8th October 2011. Held at the Geelong Conference Centre Boolarra Link Secretary Lois Thornton and Editor Jan Thomson attended the conference and both believe we learned a great deal from the workshops, suggestions and feed-back contributed by many community newspaper members from all over Victoria. The Boolarra…

The Boolarra Link Annual General Meeting – 2011

The Boolarra Link AGM will be held on: THURSDAY, 22ND SEPTEMBER 2011 from 7.00 pm at the BOOLARRA BOWLING CLUB The new Committee has been working on the Link for almost 12 months now and is keen to receive feedback from the community on all aspects of the new-look Boolarra Link. We would like to…