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Thursday
Feb222018

Roxy show to honour the late Slim Dusty

The songs and stories of possibly Australia’s most iconic country music singer will be showcased at the Roxy Theatre this February as part of the Slim Dusty tribute show ‘Dustier than Ever’.

The 90 minute performance which is presented with the permission of Joy McKean, Slim Dusty's wife, has been performed over 100 times in the last five years.

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Thursday
Feb222018

A new age of banking has arrived

Regional Australia Bank is part of the first group of financial institutions in Australia that will be offering its customers the New Payment Platform (NPP) from day one.

The NPP has so far flown under the radar. Yet, despite the current lack of hype, the NPP is set to have a profound impact on Australian consumers, businesses and governments by providing faster, simpler, smarter payments through a versatile data-rich payment system.

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Thursday
Nov302017

Defibrillators on hand to save lives

Cardiac arrest does not discriminate. Despite your age or fitness level, it can happen to anyone, and is one of the leading causes of premature death.

Gwydir Shire Council has recently invested in three Automated External Defibrillator (AED) machines.

  An AED has been installed in each of the Bingara and Warialda council offices to increase the chance of survival of a staff member or member of the public who suffers a sudden cardiac arrest; the third AED is available for loan from the Warialda Office for community and sporting events.

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Thursday
Nov302017

Changes to local policing as Barwon LAC set to be dissolved

Barwon Local Area Command (LAC) is set to be dissolved as part of the state’s restructuring of country policing.

The new model set to be implemented in April of 2018 will see Warialda, Moree, Bingara and Boggabilla move into the New England police district, while the Oxley district will take control of communities in the south of the current Barwon LAC including Narrabri, Wee Waa and Boggabri.

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Thursday
Nov022017

Gwydir Shire Council up for National Landcare award

Gwydir Shire Council was last week recognised for its contribution to regenerative agriculture and sustainability when it was awarded the NSW Australian Government Partnerships with Landcare Award at the NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference, held in Albury on Thursday 26 October. 

The local Council will now be NSW’s representative in this category for the National Awards to be held in 2018.

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