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Solar Still Makes Sense in 2020

Solar Still Makes Sense in 2020

Solar Energy in Australia has been a story of significant growth over the decade. Since 2009 cumulative capacity of Solar in Australia has grown from nearly zero to 18,583,305 KWs in June 2020 (as per the Australian PV Institute). To put that into context that is enough power to run an off the shelf light bulb for around 371,666,100 hours. But, is it still worth it to by Solar for your home or Business in 2020?

Wednesday, August 19, 2020/Author: David Green/Number of views (2888)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
Hot Kitchen Trends This Year

Hot Kitchen Trends This Year

The kitchen is considered the heart of every home. With everyone forced to stay indoors to slow down the spread of COVID-19, kitchens are seeing more traffic than any place in the house.  In addition to preparing meals, most people prefer to eat, talk, and even work at the kitchen table, a reason you might want to consider a kitchen renovation. Depending on the condition of your kitchen, a few simple upgrades should give it a fresh new look and improved functionality. 

Friday, May 8, 2020/Author: Julian Parsons/Number of views (6507)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Calls to expand Indigenous circle sentencing after success in Walgett and Dubbo

Calls to expand Indigenous circle sentencing after success in Walgett and Dubbo

ABC News

A former Dubbo-based magistrate who presided over 25 Indigenous circle sentencing cases in Walgett said only one person had since reoffended.

Circle sentencing is a method in which Aboriginal offenders are sentenced through a discussion involving local elders, family members and sometimes victims. 

Magistrate Claire Girotto worked for several years on the Dubbo and Walgett circuit and is calling on the program to be expanded in New South Wales, after a study supported her experience that participants had better outcomes. 

"I'm a big fan of it," Ms Girotto said.

She said the process allowed offenders to take ownership of their crimes and their futures.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Deep cracks in Pilliga Forest caused by drought-busting rain will cost $1 million to fix

Deep cracks in Pilliga Forest caused by drought-busting rain will cost $1 million to fix

ABC

An unusual phenomenon has destroyed access roads critical to firefighting and logging in the Pilliga Forest in western New South Wales.

After three extremely dry years, more than 500 cracks — some up to three metres deep — have appeared throughout the forest floor. 

NSW National Parks Castlereagh area manager John Whittall estimated 60 per cent of the access roads in the forest's west end, near the township of Baradine, had been affected.

"We've counted 364 cracks so far, 30 to 40 access roads are impacted," Mr Whittall said.

 

Tuesday, June 2, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Narrabri Shire Small Business in Focus.

Narrabri Shire Small Business in Focus.

Gillian Goddard - Small Business Liason Officer

Here is the June Newsletter from Gillian Goddard the Business Liason Officer packed with great information about Grants, online workshops, tips and lots lots more. Click the heading to read the full newsletter.  Lots of help out there to get your business over the hurdle we are facing. 

Monday, June 1, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rural News

Bloody hell, much of inland NSW to cop weekend heatwave

Bloody hell, much of inland NSW to cop weekend heatwave

Moree and Cobar could reach 45 degrees over the weekend.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (7)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bloody hell, much of inland NSW to cop weekend heatwave

Bloody hell, much of inland NSW to cop weekend heatwave

Moree and Cobar could reach 45 degrees over the weekend.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Political News

Santos approval for Narrabri coal-seam gas project in NSW

Santos approval for Narrabri coal-seam gas project in NSW

Press Release from Roy Butler Member for Barwon

Member for Barwon Roy Butler has expressed his disappointment and concerns over Santos gaining conditional approval for its controversial Narrabri coal-seam gas project in NSW.

“I’d rather that the project was not approved,” said Mr. Butler.

Saturday, October 3, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (954)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Roy's Column

Roy's Column

Roy Butler MP Member for Barwon

After the year we’re having it’s important to stop and ask yourself and those around you R U OK?

On 10 September as a Nation we come together and ask that question, but it’s important that we keep asking and keep checking in with each other. Times are getting better in Barwon, the crops are looking great and the stock numbers are back on the rise – but never assume that this means mentally everyone’s OK. So ask the question R U OK? and be prepared to stop, listen and provide support.

This past weekend I have been on the road with the Police from the Western Region as part of the 10th Annual Wall to Wall Police Remembrance ride. Every day the members of the NSW Police Force go to work not knowing what to expect, sadly some never come home from their shift. To the Police right across Barwon, stay safe out there and thank you for what you do.

This week I am heading back into Parliament, following the events of last week its sure to be heavy on the politicking.

Check on your strong friends, check on your quiet friends, check on your happy friends, check on each other.

Roy

Friday, September 11, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (1000)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2020

North West NSW Mobile GP Respiratory Clinic

Narrabri every Wednesday 12.30 - 4.30pm

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2020

Collarenebri to Narrabri Bus Service

Weekly on Friday

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2020

North West NSW Mobile GP Respiratory Clinic

Boggabri every Friday 9am to 1pm

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2020

Church Services - Walgett

Each Sunday

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2020

Church Services -Walgett

Every Sunday

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