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November 13, 2019

The impact of the recent downpour is still being felt across the Bourke Shire and beyond, but General Manager of Bourke Council Ross Earl issued a word of caution this week. 

Without follow up rain or flows from the tributaries, river levels will fall steadily, and wate...

November 13, 2019

In a first for any NSW outback town, the Premier, Deputy Premier and all State Cabinet Ministers will visit Bourke this month to talk to locals about their issues, and to conduct a cabinet meeting here. 

Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Deputy Premier John Barilaro and all h...

November 13, 2019

As the worst bush fires on record continue to burn across large areas of New South Wales, firefighters and staff from the Far West Rural Fire Service have been involved in the front line, helping save lives and property.

Bourke fire fighters Matthew Whitbread and Michel...

November 13, 2019

A trip through Brewarrina twelve months ago made such an impact on Sydney visitor Shelley Willsher that she has been fund raising to help the town ever since.

Shelley was touring with a group of friends and said she was shocked at the conditions across the Brewarrina Sh...

November 13, 2019

What a way to end the season 2! With two nail biting games played on Monday night. 

The grand finals turned on some excellent netball in very warm conditions. Both games were well supported, and thanks to everyone who came to watch and cheer on the teams. Congratulation...

November 13, 2019

The Bourke Amateur Swimming Club held its Annual Club Qualifying Swimming Carnival for the first time in three years and organisers say the event was a spectacular success.

Club President Dwayne Willoughby said there were many excellent swims from all the competitors vi...

November 5, 2019

Bourke rejoiced this week, there was dancing in the streets, celebrations, tears of joy and laughter to lift the spirits. Yes, it rained at Bourke. And it came down in buckets! 94.6mm at Bourke!

An unexpected cold front dumped 3-4 inches of rain across most parts of the...

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