Day: 25 June 2022

Paakantji Language gets action within Communities

Paakantji Language gets action within Communities Department of Education, Aboriginal Language and Culture Officer, Brenda Mitchell will be helping develop a community language action plan at the Broken Hill Community centre today.PICTURE: SUPPLIED

The importance of community language is being emphasized by the NSW Department of Education (DOE) and the NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. (AECG) who will be supporting different communities to develop Indigenous language action plans across each Language and Culture Nests of NSW.

Original 1919 Railway Station seeks full restoration

Original 1919 Railway Station seeks full restoration The original 1919 Broken Hill Railway station, is currently under partial repair. PICTURE: OTIS FILLEY

The original 1919 Broken Hill Railway station, constructed in precast drop panel concrete and gabled roof, is currently under partial repair. The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is removing the asbestos from the gable roof and installing new battens and gable sheeting.