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February 7, 2018

Renowned Bourke artist Jenny Greentree will unveil her latest exhibition as part of the Bourke Easter Festival.

January 31, 2018

The new policing district to replace the Darling River Local Area command will cover one fifth of the state, the second largest policing district in NSW.

January 31, 2018

The skies were blue, the sausages were hot and the smiles were wide as Bourke residents celebrated Australia Day across the shire.  The day began with a Rotary fundraising breakfast at the Wal Mitchell Wharf, attended by a large and enthusiastic crowd. 
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January 31, 2018

One of Bourke’s most respected citizens was finally awarded the honour of being Citizen of the Year at the Australia Day Awards ceremony. Former Bourke Mayor Wally Mitchell was a popular choice for the award with many people surprised he had not previously been given r...

January 31, 2018

Prominent local lady and nurse Gwen Davis celebrated her 90th year on Tuesday. She was joined by family and friends at a special birthday party at the CWA Hall on Sunday.

January 31, 2018

The pioneer of Bourke’s first Pathology Service was remembered at a Memorial Service at Bourke Cemetery on Saturday. Pat Cameron was fondly remembered by many Bourke and ex-Bourke residents, as her ashes were laid to rest alongside her husband Bill (WJC) Cameron.

January 25, 2018

Former Bourke residents Kenny Gaffney and Tina Budd were married at Opal Cove, Coffs Harbour last Saturday. Guests travelled from far and wide for the wedding, including a large contingent from Bourke. Kenny is the son of Greg & Teresita Gaffney of Bourke and Tina’s pa...

January 25, 2018

The renovation of Bourke’s main street has begun. Architect Richard Stutchbury and contractor Chris Ware were out early this week, carrying out preliminary survey work before construction begins in earnest in April.

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