EA takes safety and risk management very seriously. The changes from guidelines to rules have not been implemented because of any recent incidents involving Stallions, but rather to safeguard all those attending and involved in any EA event in the future.
It’s National Volunteer Week and the Queanbeyan Show Society would like to say thank you!
Thank you to our wonderful volunteers who give up their time during the year and across show weekend to assist in keeping the show running and thriving each year.
Not only does this devotion of time have a positive impact on members, but the broader community too. This year’s National Volunteer Week theme of ‘Give a little. Change a lot’ represents the millions of volunteers who make a profound impact in their communities and on society, through giving a little time. Research shows that: • volunteers are inspired to be involved in volunteering as it allows them to give something back to the community • volunteers are motivated to volunteer by a personal belief in a cause or issue, and • volunteers are driven to volunteer to make a difference*.
ABC South East NSW Behind the scenes of a country show is a unique community of families who run the sideshows, and in some cases have been on the road for generations – with stories of the old boxing tents and the freak shows – and they’re proud of their traditions. One of those is Arnold Bell – 79 years old, once a fighter in his father's boxing tent, and still on the road with his family following the country show circuit. He’s somewhere in Queensland right now and heading north, following the sun – but the ABCs Bill Brown spoke with him earlier this year at the Bega show. Here's the story as broadcast on ABC TV this weekend. ...