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5 Driving Tips To Stay Safe At The Roundabout

5 Driving Tips To Stay Safe At The Roundabout

Some non-Corona Virus advice to get you through the day

The news is full of Covid-19 right now, but there are other dangers in the world that YOU need to look out for.

One of the greatest dangers comes in the form of your very own car (or someone else’s)

Approximately 40% of all car accidents happen at intersections, with most of these resulting in serious injuries.  

Roundabouts, however, make intersections much safer.

Here's how to stay safe driving around the roundabout.

Friday, March 27, 2020/Author: Julian Parsons/Number of views (92)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
Top 5 Tips For A Successful Australian Partner Visa Application in 2020

Top 5 Tips For A Successful Australian Partner Visa Application in 2020

Are you in the process of sponsoring your partner or getting sponsored for a partner visa? 

Here are the top 5 tips to help you prepare your application and ensure a smooth process from start to finish.

 

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2020/Author: Julian Parsons/Number of views (305)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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NSW water woes worsen with river to dry up as tomato town faces crisis

NSW water woes worsen with river to dry up as tomato town faces crisis

The drought gripping much of NSW is tightening, forcing authorities to prepare to cut flows along a major river in the north west, while job losses loom as towns in the Northern Tablelands start to dry.

WaterNSW on Monday will announce that unless conditions improve, regulated flows along the Macquarie River below the town of Warren will cease from early spring to prioritise water supplies for towns and key users.

Monday, May 13, 2019/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Coalition's anti-corruption body 'a sham', retired judge says

Coalition's anti-corruption body 'a sham', retired judge says

Sydney Morning Herald

The Coalition's proposed federal integrity commission to investigate corruption in the public sector is "fraudulent" and designed to protect ministers, a retired judge says.

Stephen Charles, a member of a non-partisan group of former judges campaigning for an effective federal integrity commission, said he could name around 20 issues worthy of investigation, citing as examples the so-called Watergate affair, the government’s $423 million contract with the little-known company Paladin for security on Manus Island, the events leading up to the approval of the Adani mine and allegations about rorting in defence procurement.

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Cotton farmer defends water use in drought-hit Murray-Darling Basin, as ecologists warn of 'tipping point'

Cotton farmer defends water use in drought-hit Murray-Darling Basin, as ecologists warn of 'tipping point'

Cotton has become a contentious crop in this drought.

Farmer Andrew Watson, from Boggabri in north-west New South Wales, says some of the criticism of irrigators has been vicious.

"Having seen some death threats … it just shows there's a real lack of understanding of how the systems work," he said. 

"We only use the water that's allocated to us."

It's harvest time and Mr Watson says this year's crop is down.

"We've actually had a real shortfall in water. So the crop outcome is not very good," he said.

"We're probably going to produce an outcome that's about 70 per cent of what we'd like to produce."

Unless there's significant rain, next year will be worse.

 

Sunday, May 12, 2019/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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ICAC seeks comment on lobbying conduct and regulation in NSW

ICAC seeks comment on lobbying conduct and regulation in NSW

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) is seeking public input as part of a new investigation it is conducting into the regulation of lobbying, access and influence in NSW (Operation Eclipse).

The Commission released a discussion paper today, Enhancing the democratic role of direct lobbying in NSW, which, amongst other matters, addresses principles of transparency, integrity and fairness concerning or associated with lobbying practices in NSW. The Commission engaged academics Dr Yee-Fui Ng, Senior Lecturer, Monash University Faculty of Law, and Professor Joo-Cheong Tham, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, to prepare the discussion paper, which invites respondents to address questions based around the main principles.

The discussion paper is appended to an introductory paper, The regulation of lobbying access and influence in NSW: a chance to have your say, which also explains how to make a submission. In this paper, ICAC Chief Commissioner the Hon Peter Hall QC notes that lobbying, when conducted on proper lines, can have beneficial outcomes. However, it could also be argued that “lobbying might lead to decisions by government and/or public officials in circumstances of unjustified secrecy, where processes are sometimes criticised as lacking transparency or accountability, while particular groups or the public generally are denied the opportunity of being heard.”

Sunday, May 12, 2019/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (7910)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Inquiry into Inland Rail supported by CWA of NSW State Conference in Albury

Inquiry into Inland Rail supported by CWA of NSW State Conference in Albury

The map that does not make sense (unless you are the owner of the red box ie Santos).

No business case has been released for this greenfield rerouting of the Inland Rail right through the Pilliga forest (no farms in there!) and the CWA have now joined NSW Farmers and Labor in the call for an inquiry.

"The conference voted to request the federal government hold an independent inquiry into the green field routes and funding for the inland rail project."

https://www.bordermail.com.au/story/6117549/what-we-are-lobbying-for-just-makes-sense-cwa-leader-says/

Sunday, May 12, 2019/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (10106)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Santos slammed after refusing government requests for controversial CSG project

Santos slammed after refusing government requests for controversial CSG project

Published: May 07, 2019

Farmers and concerned citizens in north west NSW say the latest submission made by Santos about its controversial Narrabri CSG project is “arrogant” and “dangerous”, with the company refusing to provide information and commitments requested by the State Government and Narrabri Council.

Santos recently submitted a “Supplementary Response to Submissions” to 14 NSW Government agencies’ requests for information, data, and commitments from the gas company regarding the environmental risks of its proposed coal seam gas project.

Saturday, May 11, 2019/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (6025)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rural News

Industry ramps up pressure on visa extension

Horticulture is pushing for visa changes to ensure a workforce.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (11)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Shearing in isolation the way ahead for Raelene's team

Longreach shearing contractor Raelene Bowden has isolated herself and her team of 15 as her way of managing the new protocols brought in to manage the spread of COVID-19 in the shearing industry.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (11)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dual purpose canola returns 40pc of land value in one year

It's safe to say Victorian farmer Tom Wilson is very pleased with results of grain and graze canola in his rotation.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (15)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Barley sales to China tighten domestic supply

The weaker Australia dollar has spurred export sales of wheat and barley into Asia.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (17)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rural property market remains red hot despite coronavirus

Coronavirus appears to be having little impact on Queensland's red hot rural property market.
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BREAKING: CBH Group has new chairman

The CBH Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Stead as chairman and Natalie Browning as deputy chairwoman of the board, effective immediately.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (16)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Apr

2020

Narrabri RSL Superdraw and Meat Raffles Every Wednesday from 6pm

Narrabri Event

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2020

Narrabri Sporties Wednesday Nights

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2020

Walgett to Moree Bus Service

Wednesday and Thursday Weekly

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Apr

2020

Narrabri Tennis Comp - Wednesday Nights 4 person Doubles

Wednesday Nights

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2020

Narrabri Junior Basketball !

Commencing Wednesday 26th of February from 5pm

Narrabri Junior Basketball !
Commencing Wednesday 26th of February from 5pm

Ages 6-15 years. Boys and Girls.

Cost $80 (one full years registration which covers two seasons)

We run three 'age groups' which are quite flexible, allowing players to play up or down based on size and skill levels. Generally 6-8. 8-11. 11-15. There are a lot of players playing outside of this.

All registration fees are done online, a link can be found on the Narrabri Basketball Association Facebook page. After the first week, No Pay - No Play applies, so please be timely. Existing players and parents, please check when you are due to ensure you may take the court.

Also, any parents who can spare the time to referee, score or just wash some shirts, please put your hands up.

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Apr

2020

Narrabri Basketball Mixed and Men’s Teams

Tuesday and Wednesday nights

Alrighty guys and girls,

Our first competitions for the year will be kicking off on Tuesday the 25th and Wednesday the 26th of February. Mixed Como on Tuesday's and men's/juniors on Wednesdays.

Cost is still the same. $90 for adults, $80 for under 18.
This cost includes one full year of registration(we run two competitions per year) and covers all costs such as lighting and equipment.

Please nominate your mixed and men's teams on here so that we have an idea of who is playing. That way we can have games that matter from week 1.

Our next committee meeting will be at the RSL this coming Monday the 3rd of February from 6pm. Feel free to come along if you have anything you wish to contribute.

Also, our next raffle night is coming up on February 7th. Please come along for an hour to help out. These raffles go a long way to maintaining our low prices and equipment.

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Apr

2020

Pilates Narrabri

Monday and Wednesday

CLINICAL PILATES is back on! 

Want to learn to move Pain-Free.. 
Reinforces good posture, inner core stability, flexibility, tailored exercises for your condition

➡️Monday 2-3pm
➡️Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm

Delivered by Physiotherapist--Allyce Escuriale
CALL 67925007

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2020

Miss Narrabri event to raise funds for Cancer Council

Saturday 1st April 2020

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Apr

2020

Yarrie Lake and Merimborough Land Care Group Information Day POSTPONED

1st April, 2020. POSTPONED

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Apr

2020

Barefoot Bowls at the Narrabri Sporties Thursday’s

Every Thursday

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Apr

2020

Sporties Narrabri Bingo Thursday’s

Every Thursday

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2020

Narrabri Sporties Thursday Parmi Night

Every Thursday

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Apr

2020

Gwabegar Pilliga Wee Waa Narrabri Bus run

Fortnightly on Thursday

#ridealongwithus
Seats available on the Gwabegar to Narrabri Bus Service on Wednesday 10th October. Contact us now on 6795 4265 or info@namoicare.org.au to book a seat or for future dates.

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2020

Walgett to Moree Bus Service

Wednesday and Thursday Weekly

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2020

Junior Narrabri Rugby League Training nights. POSTPONED

18 and 29 February Tuesday and Thursday. POSTPONED

Bring your mates & make new ones.
Get fit & have fun playing the greatest game.
Training has commenced for all internationals & registrations are now O P E N.
We need you to register so we can submit teams to Group 4 & have all your gear arrive before the season starts.

Keen...?... Catch you at training 🤜🏼🤛🏼

🔹 13’s Tuesday 🔹 Friday 🔹
🔹 14/15’s & 16’s Wednesday & Friday 🔹

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2020

PRE & POST NATAL CLASSES

Thursday 5 March 2020

FREE CLASSES!

PRE & POST NATAL CLASSES - 6 WEEK BLOCK

Tara Foley, our Women's Health Physiotherapist is now offering Pre & Post Natal Educational Exercise

♀️Classes starting on Thursday March 5th.

♀️The classes will be held upstairs at the   Christian Outreach Centre from 2pm-3pm.

Make sure to wear your comfy clothing. Bubs are welcome to come along as well.

♀️BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

If you require any further information or if you wish to book your spot, please call us on 67925007.

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2020

Narrabri Sporties Bowls 9 am

Every Thursday

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2020

Narrabri Eagles Training every Tuesday and Thursday

Tuesday’s and Thursdays

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Apr

2020

Walgett Little Athletics AGM

Thursday 2nd April 2020

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2020

Narrabri RSL Spinna Winna / Meat Raffles and Badge Draw on Friday nights from 6pm

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2020

Narrabri Golfie Badge Draw and Meat raffles every Friday night from 6pm

Narrabri Event

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2020

Friday night at the Narrabri Sporties

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Apr

2020

Wee Waa Showgirl Competition

Closes 31March 2020

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2020

Narrabri Sporties Alphy’ back Friday’s 10.30am

Every Friday 10.30 am

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Apr

2020

Chase the Ace at the Crossroads Hotel Narrabri

Every Friday Night

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Apr

2020

Collarenebri to Narrabri Bus Service

Weekly on Friday

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Narrabri to Burren Junction Bus Service

Weekly Monday and Friday

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2020

Narrabri District Tennis Comp - Junior Match Play

Friday nights

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2020

Narrabri Junior Sunday Rugby and Training Friday’s. POSTPONED TO FIRST WEEK IN MAY

Starts Friday 27th March

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2020

Mainly Music Friday’s Narrabri

Friday’s

Parent child musical interaction, home made morning tea, fun, fellowship & friendships All welcome voluntary donation $5 per family at Christian Outreach Centre Tibbereena St,  10am Fridays

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2020

Wee Waa Bowling Club Giant Easter Raffle

Friday 3rd April, 2020

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2020

Narrabri Golfie Saturday Megadraw from 6pm

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2020

Hits and Missus at Narrabri Golfie

1st February 2020

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2020

Park Run Free Fitness Narrabri

Every Saturday

Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.

These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and we encourage people of every ability to take part; from walkers or those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience; we welcome you all.

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2020

Narrabri Markets

First Saturday of the Month

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