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How You Can Become financially Flexible in 2019

How You Can Become financially Flexible in 2019

Julian Parsons - Sydney

As the federal elections approach and the financial year comes to a close, now is a good time to assess the state of your finances and plan your route towards financial stability. Whether you are planning your financial future or retirement or are thinking of the short and long-term financials of your business, financial flexibility is important to have in order to be secure. 

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Central North Rugby: Sam Kahl joins brother Daniel and father James as Blue Boars centurion Thursday, May 23, 20190

Central North Rugby: Sam Kahl joins brother Daniel and father James as Blue Boars centurion

Playing 100 games for a club is a special milestone and for Narrabri's James, Daniel and Sam Kahl it is an honour they now all...
Name Change for WALGETT Doctors Surgery Saturday, May 18, 20190

Name Change for WALGETT Doctors Surgery

Biosecurity officer Saturday, May 18, 20190

Biosecurity officer

Hearing Bus in Walgett 5/31/2019 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM0

Hearing Bus in Walgett

Bone dry Barwon River reveals prehistoric bones and fossils Friday, May 17, 20190

Bone dry Barwon River reveals prehistoric bones and fossils

There may be no water, but a Walgett man has managed to find one positive to come from the 'bone' dry Barwon River. Over the past six...
Rebel wins in Paris Thursday, May 16, 20190

Rebel wins in Paris

REBEL OF THE RIDGE WINS IN PARIS Lightning Ridge has taken centre stage in Paris, with entrepreneur Rebel Black taking out judges award in the...
Boggabri Art Shed new exhibition now open Wednesday, May 15, 20190

Boggabri Art Shed new exhibition now open

The Art Shed Boggabri is welcoming locals and visitors to check out its brand new exhibition, displaying the creativity of local...
Greens Candidate stands down to become an Independent in Parkes Wednesday, May 15, 20190

Greens Candidate stands down to become an Independent in Parkes

Hi friends, I suppose most have heard that I have stood aside for the election following public disclosure of a post I made on a Port Arthur...
Santos declines NSW Government request for more info about CSG project. Wednesday, May 15, 20190

Santos declines NSW Government request for more info about CSG project.

SANTOS has been slammed for refusing to provide the NSW government with the requested information about its coal seam gas development near...
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Rural News

Thursday, May 23, 2019

New index to select more disease-resistant cattle hailed a world first

Angus Australia and the CSIRO have combined to develop a breeding index value to select animals with superior immune systems.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Don't let cheats destroy the success of Angus beef, breeders told

A national Angus conference in Albury has been told the runaway success of Angus beef may be its single biggest risk.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

NZ Coroner finds quad bike protection may have saved dairy worker

A New Zealand coroners report looks at Australian safety reccomendations

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Freedom raising $130m to boost dairy nutritional output

Freedom Foods is set to become the world's third biggest producer of specialist dairy nutritional products

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Feed sector also looking at grain imports

The livestock sector is conducting a research project into grain devitalisation with a view to being able to bring grain imports upcountry.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

'Stop stealing our water' - Greens Senator lashes out at Queensland

Greens Senator Sarah Hansen-Young hits out at Queensland on Twitter.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Eight fined over Qld agricultural protests

None of their convictions were recorded.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Fonterra cuts NZ price forecast

Fonterra has cut its forecast NZ 2018-19 farmgate milk price and announced a review of key parts of its global operation, including the closure of...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Orchardist cops $144,000 penalty for underpaying workers

A Swan Hill farming operation deliberately underpaid Malaysian fruit pickers and kept false payroll records
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Political News

Bob Hawke saw unfinished business right up to the end, says Bill Kelty Friday, May 17, 20190

Bob Hawke saw unfinished business right up to the end, says Bill Kelty

A treaty with Australia’s Indigenous people and addressing climate change were two issues of unfinished business that Bob Hawke saw for...
Survey finds bush voters look beyond major parties Thursday, May 16, 20190

Survey finds bush voters look beyond major parties

A decade of leadership turmoil and policy instability has damaged the reputation of major parties among rural voters, and they're turning to...
The lowest blow of this election campaign may have come from a firm of real estate agents Thursday, May 16, 20190

The lowest blow of this election campaign may have come from a firm of real estate agents

People are being told their rents will go up under a Labor government but that is a jumped-up scare campaign. The lowest blow of this election...
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Local Events

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Jul

2018

Gas import spells end of Santos' controversial Narrabri CSG, analysts say

By Cole Latimer & Peter Hannam 9 July 2018 — 2:30pm

Author: Kate

Analysts say four proposed new gas import terminals around Australia have ended Santos’ contentious NSW Narrabri coal seam gas project.

Santos’ Narrabri project is a proposed $3 billion gas operation that has been consistently opposed by environmental groups, and now Macquarie Bank analysts believe the rise of Australian gas import terminals will end all potential government support.

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Aug

2018

Boggabri library to close for refurbishment

Namoi Valley Independent August 29

Author: Kate

The Boggabri library will temporarily close on September 12 to undergo renovations.

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Aug

2018

Rowena farmers call for better long term drought policy

PRIME7 News North West August 30, 2018, 5:50PM

Author: Kate

They're the farmers of the north western plains, where drought is no stranger.

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Aug

2018

Catching up with Boggabri Public School and Sacred Heart School

Namoi Valley Independent August 30

Author: Kate

Boggabri Public School got creative and dressed as characters from stories in Book Week and Sacred Heart School held belated NAIDOC Week celebrations recently and learnt about Indigenous weapons and music. 

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Sep

2018

Drought relief for Rowena

Prime7 news North West August 31

Author: Kate

The first drought charity drop was made to Rowena this week. 

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Sep

2018

Do you know a child with Autism?

31st August, 2018

Author: Kate

Do you have a child with autism? If so, please consider coming to a focus group discussion (one hour for one day) to discuss your experiences and the factors that have influenced your decisions regarding their schooling. Held in Narrabri and Dubbo in September/October 2018. $20 Smiggle gift voucher for each family that attends. Morning/afternoon tea provided. Register via the online questionnaire. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/85Z2BS3

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Sep

2018

Three injured in Newell Highway car accident near Edgeroi

The Northern Daily Leader 31 August, 2018

Author: Kate

A woman has been airlifted to Tamworth hospital in a serious condition after a car accident near Edgeroi on Thursday.

Emergency services were called to the scene on the Newell Highway at 3.45pm after a car crashed into the back of a stationary car.

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Sep

2018

Boggabri Business and Community Progress Association calls for Grain Valley Road to be completed

Author: Kate

Boggbari is missing out on tourism because Grain Valley Road isn't completely sealed, the town's progress association says.

The road is a major thoroughfare, which connects Mullaley and Boggabri, with 17.4km still unsealed after more than a decade of lobbying. The project is estimated at $8.2 million and is waiting on state funding.

The gravel section has been labelled “dangerous and vehicle-destroying”, with many avoiding the route altogether and instead going through Gunnedah.

“Boggabri is missing out on tourism because the tar’s just not there,” Boggabri Business and Community Progress Association member Donna Turner said.

“A lot of people that come down from Coonabarabran to Boggabri and have caravans won’t use the road because it’s not tarred. They go through Gunnedah instead and bypass Boggabri.”

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Oct

2018

Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply

Author: Kate

Barnaby Joyce has called the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) recommendation to phase out coal by 2050 as “wrong and ridiculous”, while once again suggesting Australians need to look at nuclear power.

Last weekend the IPCC, the world’s foremost panel on climate change, issued a report stating global greenhouse gas emissions must reach zero by 2050 in order to stop global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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15

Oct

2018

Narrabri Shire Council receives stronger country communities funding

The Northern Daily Leader Newsroom

Author: Kate

NINE community projects from across the Narrabri shire are set to benefit from a welcome funding boost thanks to the state government.

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15

Oct

2018

Narrabri Shire Council receives stronger country communities funding

Author: Kate

NINE community projects from across the Narrabri shire are set to benefit from a welcome funding boost thanks to the state government.

More than $1.6 million will be injected into the region as a part of the state government’s stronger country communities program and will be distributed between the nine projects.

Narrabri Shire Council general manager Stewart Todd said it was very exciting to see local community groups receive a funding boost.

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Oct

2018

National Rugby Championship: Will McDonnell enjoys maiden flight with NSW Country Eagles

Author: Kate

Saturday’s National Rugby Championship clash at Scully Park capped off what has been a breakout season for Narrabri’s Will McDonnell.

The former Blue Boars junior was at the start of the season just hoping to cement a first grade spot with Sydney University after being hampered by injury last season.

He well and truly surpassed that, the 22-year-old’s list of achievements over the season including playing for the Waratahs on their tour of Japan, being named the Rookie of the Year for the Shute Shield competition and Sydney Uni’s Rookie of the Year, and earning a call-up to the NSW Country Eagles squad.

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15

Oct

2018

Former mayor awarded $120,000 over defamatory Facebook posts

Author: Kate

A former mayor in country NSW has been awarded more than $100,000 in damages after a local resident defamed him in a series of "bullying and high-handed" Facebook posts accusing him of corruption and intimidation.

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Oct

2018

Hundreds gather to celebrate the 2018 Rural Woman of the Year | Photos

Author: Kate

Guests traveled from across Australia to celebrate the mighty contribution of rural and regional women at a gala dinner at Parliament House in Canberra on Monday night. 

Krista Watkins, a banana farmer from Walkamin, North Queensland was named the AgriFutures Australia 2018 Rural Woman of the Year while Darrylin Gordon, from Halls Creek, in Western Australia’s Kimberley region was named runner up. READ MORE.

Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud announced the winners, saying the annual awards had for nearly twenty years recognised and celebrated the achievements of rural women – vital in driving change.

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Oct

2018

Hundreds gather to celebrate the 2018 Rural Woman of the Year | Photos

Author: Kate

Guests traveled from across Australia to celebrate the mighty contribution of rural and regional women at a gala dinner at Parliament House in Canberra on Monday night. 

Krista Watkins, a banana farmer from Walkamin, North Queensland was named the AgriFutures Australia 2018 Rural Woman of the Year while Darrylin Gordon, from Halls Creek, in Western Australia’s Kimberley region was named runner up. READ MORE.

Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud announced the winners, saying the annual awards had for nearly twenty years recognised and celebrated the achievements of rural women – vital in driving change.

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