Landholders living in and around Broken Hill are invited to attend a fish-friendly screens demonstration field day. The field day, organised for March 17, aims to teach property owners about the new technology and provide an opportunity to hear from early adopters, industry experts and manufacturers.
Month: February 2022
Lately, the Tilpa Pub has had some wet and wild moments, with mail being delivered by helicopter and fish swimming past the pub. The town was inundated with water with the recent flood and all roads were cut off.
Teachers in Broken Hill are still waiting on answers from the NSW Government regarding working conditions. Last December, public school educators in the Silver City joined a state-wide strike to express their unhappiness with current standards.
Menindee horse trainer Wayne Marsden who frequently travels up to 9 hours to get a race for his horses, said that nothing compares to a “country meeting”. Mr Marsden will be racing 6 of his 9 horses at Broken Hil St Pat’s races next month. The trainer said that he has had twenty-seven meetings put off in the last year and that it is a treat to travel just over an hour to a place he knows he will be “well looked after”. Mr Marsden said that with 8 races, the Broken Hill St Pat’s race has something that caters for everyone.
It can seem like a revolving door in the bush of droughts, bushfires, floods, mouse plagues and COVID but acclaimed country music singer, Sara Storer, will be raising spirits and setting toes tapping in bush towns on the Recovery Outback Tour, presented by the National Recovery and Resilience Agency. Sara will be bringing her brother, Greg, and the famous siblings know first-hand just how challenging life in rural Australia can be, at times. They were born in Wemen in Victoria, where their parents farmed wheat and cattle.
The new library and archive facility are back on the Broken Hill City Council (BHCC) agenda with new plans and a savings of $6 million on the old proposal.
Far West Local Health District (FWLHD) staff and projects were recognised at a special ceremony earlier this week. Outstanding achievements accomplished in 2021 were celebrated virtually on Wednesday in a COVID-19 safe environment with a limited number of staff in attendance.
A multi-million-dollar redevelopment of the Line of Lode landmark is now underway. At least $5.67 million will be spent to upgrade the popular site to boost its overall appeal and amenities.
Andrew “Cosi” Costello is a familiar voice to racegoers in Broken Hill. He has emceed the St Patrick’s Race Day for the past ten years and he’s back again in 2022.
A new State Government imitative is already proving to be a useful resource in Broken Hill. An accommodation business in town is happy with the instant effect the $50 Stay NSW Vouchers have had since it was launched on Monday.