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Lithium-Ion Batteries Warning

Fire and Rescue NSW has expressed concerns about the rising rate of Lithium-Ion battery fires as crews responded to four separate incidents last week. 63 Lithium-Ion battery fires have been recorded to date in 2024, subject to review, at a rate of 5.7 blazes a week....

Amendments to Youth Crime Bill

MEMBER for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall has welcomed the passage of the bail reform legislation through the Legislative Assembly earlier this week, representing the first tranche of the $13.4 million law and order package recently announced for Moree. Mr Marshall...

Voluntary Assisted Dying

A woman who had connections to the Northern Tablelands region has been the first person to die by Voluntary Assisted Dying in NSW. In an item in the Northern Daily Leader, Lola Hope Dickson, who passed away on the 8th of February, spent almost 10 years suffering from...

Rural Financial Counselling Service

Farmers, fishers, foresters, and small agricultural businesses who have taken a financial hit will get more help, with the Albanese Government investing an extra $1.7 million in the Rural Financial Counselling Service. Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry,...

NSW Department of Primary Industries

The NSW Department of Primary Industries has released it’s free 2024 Weed Control in Winter Crops management guide. The guide has been published early to support growers planning for sowing their winter crops and the supporting herbicide program. New content and...

Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation Round 1

More than half a million dollars in funding has now become available for Community Organisations across the New England region, according to an article in the New England Times. Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation’s first funding round for 2024 is open, with...

Lithium-Ion Batteries Warning

Fire and Rescue NSW has expressed concerns about the rising rate of Lithium-Ion battery fires as crews responded to four separate incidents last week. 63 Lithium-Ion battery fires have been recorded to date in 2024, subject to review, at a rate of 5.7 blazes a week....

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Amendments to Youth Crime Bill

MEMBER for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall has welcomed the passage of the bail reform legislation through the Legislative Assembly earlier this week, representing the first tranche of the $13.4 million law and order package recently announced for Moree. Mr Marshall...

read more

Voluntary Assisted Dying

A woman who had connections to the Northern Tablelands region has been the first person to die by Voluntary Assisted Dying in NSW. In an item in the Northern Daily Leader, Lola Hope Dickson, who passed away on the 8th of February, spent almost 10 years suffering from...

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Rural Financial Counselling Service

Farmers, fishers, foresters, and small agricultural businesses who have taken a financial hit will get more help, with the Albanese Government investing an extra $1.7 million in the Rural Financial Counselling Service. Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry,...

read more

NSW Department of Primary Industries

The NSW Department of Primary Industries has released it’s free 2024 Weed Control in Winter Crops management guide. The guide has been published early to support growers planning for sowing their winter crops and the supporting herbicide program. New content and...

read more

Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation Round 1

More than half a million dollars in funding has now become available for Community Organisations across the New England region, according to an article in the New England Times. Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation’s first funding round for 2024 is open, with...

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New Link Airways Virgin Partnership

A NEW partnership between Link Airways and Virgin Australia will streamline travel between Armidale, Inverell and Brisbane, according to an article in the Inverell Times. The new partnership will allow passengers to be able to fly between 41 destinations across...

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Cancer Council’s Stars of Inverell

Local personalities and business owners will be revealed tonight at the Launch of the Cancer Council’s Stars of Inverell gala event schedule for this June. Each star will have 8-10 weeks to learn to dance with the help of talented dance teachers and will also need to...

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RFS Northern Field Exercise

Hundreds of RFS members will hone their firefighting and emergency response skills at the 22nd annual Northern Field Exercise at Glen Innes Showground this weekend. Deputy Commissioner Field Operations Peter McKechnie will welcome 300 RFS members at a ceremony...

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