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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 (1954)/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 08, 2020/Author: Julian Parsons/Number of views (4903)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Community Building Partnership Program

Community Building Partnership Program

Applications will open NOW for the Community Building Partnership Program

$300,000 is available for projects in the Barwon Electorate, councils and non-for-profits are able to apply for the funds to deliver projects with social, environmental and recreational outcomes. 

Applications will open on Monday 4 May and close at 5pm, Friday 12 June

For more information and to check your eligibility visit www.nsw.gov.au

Sunday, June 07, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (4929)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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OUTBACK ARTS: MICRO GRANTS

OUTBACK ARTS: MICRO GRANTS

We’re here for you! In response to Coronavirus and the many challenges facing creatives, makers and artists in our region, Outback Arts has launched their very own Micro Grant program. Professional individual artists, art organisations and groups can apply for funding up to the amount of $1,000 to support their practice through the supply of materials and equipment, training, or the delivery of projects such as workshops. The entire application process is quick, simple, and flexible. Apply on our website HERE »https://www.outbackarts.com.au/projects/micro-grant-fund-by-outback-arts

Sunday, June 07, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (3074)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cochineal-infected segments of Hudson Pear Available now

Cochineal-infected segments of Hudson Pear Available now

Do you have Hudson pear on your property or mining claim?

The new biocontrol mass-rearing facility at Lightning Ridge is stocked with the Hudson pear cochineal and they are ready to be released.

Contact Mat Savage on 0427 253 463 to collect your plastic tub (for collecting clean Hudson pear segments - no ants or soil). Swap your tub of clean segments for a tub of cochineal-infected ssegments. Mat will advise you on how to release the cochineal and record the release data.
North West Local Land Services Walgett Shire Council North West Plains Sustainability Group

Sunday, June 07, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (4684)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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McDonalds Angus verification ends

McDonalds Angus verification ends

The verification services will be terminated by McDonalds on September 30.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Putting red meat's carbon neutral plans into action

Putting red meat's carbon neutral plans into action

Ten ways for producers to be on the CN30 front foot.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4)/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 (343)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NSW kids can come home from Queensland boarding schools

NSW kids can come home from Queensland boarding schools

Media Release from Roy Butler MP

“Over 400 NSW kids attend boarding schools in Queensland, many of them coming from remote and regional NSW where we’ve had no cases of COVID, these kids and their families were tied up in politicking,” said Mr Butler.

Tuesday, September 08, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (1101)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Community Exercise Sessions in Apex Park

Walgett

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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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Church Services - Walgett

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Church Services -Walgett

Every Sunday

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