If you’ve driven the often quiet road between Wilcannia and Broken Hill, or ventured out to Menindee, or even to Wentworth, you will be no stranger to the lack of mobile communications during long stretches of those journeys and while locals know this, it’s little comfort either to them, or visitors, if you break down or have an accident.
Month: August 2022
AFL Broken Hill held their big awards night at the Broken Hill Civic Centre on Monday night to kick off Grand Final week and it was certainly a major event on the sporting calendar with the Lionel Johnston, Jan Corey and Mail Medal award winners revealed, amongst a litany of others.
Tourist dollars are invaluable to our city, making the Destination Country and Outback board pivotal to keeping coffers ticking over locally and after the huge success of the Mundi Mundi Bash, the focus switches to the next big tourism draws for our town.
Broken Hill City Library is celebrating Adult Learners Week this week, which is celebrated across Australia between September 1 to 8, and this year’s theme is Connect with Learning.
TAFE NSW is adding a unique online course that is sure to be a big hit with dads across Broken Hill come Father’s Day – a BBQ Pitmaster course.
This week, Greg Dulbridge, president of the local chapter of the Lions Club, dropped by the Barrier Truth offices to talk to us about what the Lions Club does, and also to give a shout-out for new members to come on board.
One of Broken Hill’s most fascinating stores has moved and the new shop looks “awesome”, according to Georgia, a shopper in the store.
Spring has sprung – and there are flowers popping out everywhere.
Broken Hill Legacy Group held their changeover dinner at the Civic Centre on Saturday and on top of the official handover to new Chairman Dave Gallagher, the group was presented with a cheque for a whopping $10,000 on behalf of Broken Hill Distillery.
After a hiatus of two years the Willyama High School Annual Concert is returning to the Civic Centre.