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January 29, 2020

Lynn Mallon was honoured with the Village Community Service award for her many years of service to the community of Enngonia. Lynn received her award from Mayor Barry Hollman and Australia Day Ambassador Peter Wilkins Photo TWH

Bourke’s Australia Day honour roll include...

January 29, 2020

Bourke’s Country Music legend May Watkins in the studios of 2WEB. Sadly May passed away after a short illness on New Year’s Day 2020 Photo TWH

The passing of Bourke legend, 2WEB’s May Watkins, is like the sun deciding not to rise. 

How can it be that Aunty May is not sit...

January 29, 2020

Inspecting the new accommodation - students Sabina Neupane, Sushma Bist, Sheetal Marhajan and Akriti Devkato with Dr Tara Walker (centre), Director of the Academic Centre Bourke and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton Photo TWH

The Federal Government has provided funding for...

January 29, 2020

Wayne Williams filling up with fresh water from the Brewarrina desalination plant Photo Supplied

Brewarrina Shire Council has installed an innovative desalination plant to provide residents with more palatable drinking water.

The plant was installed next to the Visitor I...

January 29, 2020

Sally Simmonds has had an incredible year in competition, riding on four horses at the highest level of competition around Australia Photo Supplied

2019 was a spectacular year for Bourke equestrienne, Sally Simmonds, beginning with her award as Bourke’s Young Sportspers...

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...

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