Each week we aim to bring you the latest rural stories that have been making news across western NSW.
From an Inland Rail meeting held in Gilgandra, to a harvest photo competition and a former Trangie resident graduating from a prestigious program, there has been much happening this week.
No silver bullet for inland rail route:
A community meeting was held in Gilgandra this week to discuss the project. Approximately 200 people attended, many of whom were farmers whose properties the line will cut into.
In order for the Inland Rail Narromine to Narrabri project to work it must go through farmland, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton said.
Get your entries in for the 2018 Harvest Photo Competition:
It’s that time of year again when headers are being geared up for harvest and that means we are calling for entries in the 2018 Western Magazine Harvest Photo Competition.
It’s easy to be involved. Just take a photo of you, your family or friends this harvest and enter into the annual competition.
Former Trangie resident graduates from Fellowship program:
A Charles Sturt University academic and former Trangie resident, Dr Faye McMillan recently graduated from a prestigious and competitive program that will see her travel to Oxford University in 2019 to help drive positive social change.
Workshops aim to help groups create better futures for their communities:
A leading consultant aimed to provide community groups with a range of tools and techniques that will help them free up time in their meetings and have a clearer direction with their organisation’s vision.
Saleyards release final sale dates for 2018:
In Bill Tatt’s latest column he speaks about how with America and much of Australia in drought the cow cull has become substantial.
National Drought Summit reform includes climate change reform principle:
Drought was on the political agenda last month when the National Drought Summit was held to focus on current support available and gaps that need addressing. One of those reforms was climate change.