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Lloyd Piper, 60, of Strathfield, Sydney, who drew the Ginger Meggs cartoon strip sincc 1974, was killed in a car accident last week. He succeeded Ron Vivian and Jim Bancks as the Meggs car
Sharply increasing costs are probably the major rea
son for a 29.5 per cent decline this year in people seeking student-pilot licenccs from the Depart ment of Aviation, accord ing to the General Aviation
The Australian Academy of the Humanities has awarded scholarships, grants-in-aid, to three Aus tralians for overseas study in 1983-84. The recipients arc Dr B. Dawson, Univer sity of Newcastle, Dr P. Eggert, La Trobc Univer sity, and Dr A. McCoy, University of NSW.
Pollution-control meas ures to prevent tailings from reaching the Mur rumbidgee River from the Cowarra Dam site, near Bredbo, could be expected to begin soon, the Member for Frascr, Mr Fry, said