Trundle ABBA Festival Future: The Trundle ABBA Festival might have been cancelled this year, but the committee has not stopped working. The committee is taking the COVID downtime to plan the way ahead, and review its management and delivery. “Trundle ABBA Festival Inc. acknowledges Executive Event Solutions and associated event stakeholders for their work at the helm of the Festival over the past two years and wishes them the best with their future event endeavours,” the committee said in an issued press statement. Any enquiries can be directed to: email@example.com
New Visitor Hours At Parkes Hospital: Visiting hours will now be between 10am and 1pm and 4pm to 7pm daily. Visitors may not enter if they have; returned from overseas in the last 14 days, returned from the greater Melbourne area in the last 14 days or have been in contact with a per- son confirmed to have COVID-19 within the last 14 days. All visitors and staff must pass all applicable screening processes in place including temperature checking at all entrances to the facility. If you are unwell do not visit. If you have even the mildest cough, fever, runny nose or difficulty breathing, please visit a COVID-19 clinic or call your doctor. For more information about COVID-19, call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 088 or Health- direct on 1800 022 222.
Nursing And Midwifery Award: Nominations for the ‘peoples’ choice’ award at this year’s NSW Health Excellence in Nursing & Midwifery Awards are officially open. The Healing Heart Award is nominated by patients, families or carers, and honours a nurse or midwife for providing exceptional care. The annual awards ceremony was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be a virtual event this year, and patients, families and carers are invited to nominate a nurse or midwife by visiting health.nsw.gov.au/nursing/enma. Nominations close on 27th July.
Young Actors Invited: Aspiring young actors from regional Australia have the chance to audition for a fully-funded scholarship to learn from some of the country’s most respected actors, directors and educators at the theatre company Bell Shakespeare. Up to four high school students will travel to Sydney in January 2021 to take part in the intensive week-long program. More details at www.bellshakespeare.com.au/jbs