September 16, 2020

Left photo: Sergeant Belinda Hurst and Senior Constable Jess Pank on the beat. Right photo: Senior Constable Jake Clanfield and Senior Constable Sheree McLean walking the beat with Senior Constable Jess Pank and Sergeant Belinda Hurst behind. Photo TWH

Police are cracki...

September 16, 2020

The happy married couple Chris and Kelly with Chris’s mother Kai Howard Oakman. Photo TWH

Two well-known Bourke families gathered together on the weekend to witness the marriage of Chris Morrall and Kelly Tully.

The service was held on the banks of the Darling River on “...

September 16, 2020

Troy Hayman (left) and Scott Sanbrook (right), two of Blitzar’s owners, with trainer Chris Heywood and Blitzar,
after his great win at Dubbo on Sunday. PHOTO TWH

Four-year-old gelding, Blitzar, part owned by Bourkeites Dwayne Willoughby, Troy Hayman, and Shirley Hayman...

September 16, 2020

Members of the Bourke Historical Vehicle Club: Robert and Gleneice Pitches, Liz and Frank Kerr, Phillip Harvey, John Thompson, Les Harding, Neil Driscoll, Dave Neylon and Freda Harvey, pictured in front of Frank and Liz’s 1971 International Pickup.. PHOTO TWH

The Bourke...

September 16, 2020

The team of cooks from Friday night’s Camp Oven Cookout – Dwyane Willoughby, Stephen Coyne, Nathan Ryan, Max Robinson, Dane Parnaby, Scott Parnaby with organisers Tanya Jackson and Bus Hollman (trying out the grub).. PHOTO TWH

An overwhelming response from the Bourke co...

September 16, 2020

Brewarrina Shire Council Mayor Phil O’Connor and General Manager Jeff Sowiak celebrate the completion of the Goodooga Road seal with members of the road crew at the Goodooga Depot. Photo TWH 

The town of Goodooga was in celebration mode on Friday when the final str...

September 16, 2020

Jandra Captain Alan Bartsch keeps visitors and locals entertained with stories of the old paddleboat trade on the Darling. Photo TWH 

The sight of the PV Jandra paddle boat cruising down the Darling River is a sign that tourism and the river have both been rejuvenated a...

September 16, 2020

Geoff Kelty and Wayne Cole on the Darling River at North Bourke on Saturday. Geoff and Wayne have raised over $12,000 for the Black Dog Institute by paddling from Walgett to Bourke. PHOTO TWH

“Not enough people get the chance to see just how beautiful it is out here”

The...

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