Monthly Archives for April, 2019



Boxing ring a hit with Numbulwar youth

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GLOVES ON: Numbulwar youth have a blast with their community's new inflatable boxing ring and giant boxing gloves. Photo: Supplied.ITmay be a small, remote community, butNumbulwarnow boasts aneye-catching,yellow and red inflatable boxing ring.
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With help from the Northern Territory government,Roper Gulf Regional Council has installed the boxing ringfor local youth.

Council staffmade the most of a $10,000 Community Benefit Fund Continue reading the story "Boxing ring a hit with Numbulwar youth"

If you know something, say something

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LOCAL police havethanked the community for their ongoing support during the recent ‘Dob in a Dealer’ campaign.
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While members of the public are urged to report any prohibited-drug activity via Crime Stoppers; ‘Dob in a Dealer’ is targeting the manufacture, supply and use of ‘ice’ (crystal methamphetamine) in the community.

Police and Crime Stoppers conducted intensive community-engagement activities at locations Continue reading the story "If you know something, say something"

Tasmanian driver set pace for future racers

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Back in 1961 local race driver Gavin Youl was encouraged by World Champion Jack Brabham to go to England to race the new MRD (Motor Racing Developments) Formula Junior car which had been designed by Australian Ron Tauranac with input from Brabham.
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Youl had followed in his older brother John’s footsteps racing an Austin Lancer with a twin cam Continue reading the story "Tasmanian driver set pace for future racers"

Spring a mixed bag: Bureau of Meteorology

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SPRING OUTLOOK: The jury is still out on whether Tasmania will experience a wetter spring than the average, with the Bureau of Meteorology outlook showing an equal chance for wet and dry conditions. Picture: Cordell Richardson.
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Farmers will have to wait a little longer before they know for certain whether Tasmaniawill have a wetter or drier spring Continue reading the story "Spring a mixed bag: Bureau of Meteorology"

Global issues covered at world-first sheep event

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Woolgrowers and sheep breeders from across the globe will gather in Adelaide for the inaugural World Merino Insight (WMI) from 4-9 September.
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The six-day event covers both the meat and fibre aspects of merino production and brings together breeders, suppliers and buyers from across the sheep, wool and sheep meat industries.

WMI Co-Chair Peter Meyer said the event was for Continue reading the story "Global issues covered at world-first sheep event"

Seeding success for cotton industry

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NEW AND IMPROVED: An artist impression of the redeveloped facility, which will be an economic boon to the region. Photo: Hill Lockart ArchitectsTHE cotton industry has always been on the cutting edge of innovation, a trendCotton Seed Distributions is continuing with a $41m redevelopment of its Wee Waa processing plant.
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The sitewill get nearly 17,000 square metres of new Continue reading the story "Seeding success for cotton industry"

Grant to complete Lifeskills Centre

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The Lifeskills Community Centre in Mudgee is set to be completed sooner than expected, thanks to a grant from the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation.
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In June 2015, the Mid-West community, especially people with a disability, welcomed the opening of Stage 1 of the Lifeskills Community Centre in Oporto Street, Mudgee.

The Community Centre, with its new, purpose-built respite accommodation Continue reading the story "Grant to complete Lifeskills Centre"

Total Tools

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Serious tradesmen have enjoyed the newest destination for trade-quality tools and expert customer service since Total Tools opened its doors in Rockingham recently.

Franchisee Nathan Bowden said Total Tools’ extensive range of major brand stock in a multitude of categories across 1150sqm of retail space made the store the go-to location for those who earn their living from Continue reading the story "Total Tools"