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December 18, 2019

Bourke Shire Council has had a hugely successful year, winning the Bluett Award, attracting the Premier and her entire cabinet to Bourke to see issues first-hand, and completing many projects during 2019. Pictured left to right: Deputy Mayor Lachlan Ford, Councillors J...

December 18, 2019

Brewarrina Mayor Phillip O’Connor getting into the spirit of Christmas  PHOTO SUPPLIED

It has been a year of almost non-stop construction in the Brewarrina Shire, with major roadworks, upgrades to infrastructure and improvements to facilities among the biggest achieveme...

December 18, 2019

Bourke High School Dux of 2019 Mathew Bowden (centre) with Principal Andrew Ryder and 2018 Dux Gemma Gale – who presented the award to Mathew  PHOTO TWH

Mathew Bowden was the deserving winner of the Dux of the Year for Bourke High School at the graduation awards ni...

December 18, 2019

Bourke Shire Council General Manager Ross Earl checking river levels on Tuesday  PHOTO TWH

Level two water restrictions in Bourke will kick in before Christmas as the river level in the weir pool drops towards 3.5 metres.

After the wonderful 4 inches of rain at Bourke in...

December 18, 2019

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (right) discussing road funding and other issues with Bourke Shire Council Deputy Mayor Lachlan Ford  PHOTO TWH

Bourke, Brewarrina and all 18 local councils in the Parkes electorate along with the Unincorporated Far West have received...

December 18, 2019

PCYC Manager Lyndsay Whyte says he is proud of his team for making 2019 a big success PHOTO TWH

Bourke’s PCYC has gone from strength to strength over the past twelve months, scoring an outstanding 94 per cent target during a recent audit, and increasing memberships and...

December 10, 2019

Constable Emily Pavy and Constable Marcus Cannon with Louis Monaghan and Latayah Towney with Santa’s helpers Jared Duncan-Watt, Stefany Owens, Stella Carter and Gemma Gale  Photo TWH

The joy of Christmas was shared by the Bourke community at a huge Christmas in the Park...

December 10, 2019

Stefan Drury flew into Bourke airport last week to honour the 100th anniversary of the first flight into Bourke. Inset photo: the plaque that celebrates the first flight from London to Australia, landing in Bourke Photo TWH

A young pilot very much part of the technologi...

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