Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Marshall appointed Minister for Agriculture
Member for Northern Tablelands, Adam Marshall, is the NSW Minister for Agriculture and Western New South Wales in the new Berejiklian- Barilaro Cabinet. Agriculture Minister and Member for Northern Tablelands, Adam Marshall with Gwydir Mayor, John Coulton. “The primary industries sector in NSW is incredibly rich and...
Bingara Bucks putting drought aid into local community
People visiting businesses in Bingara would have noticed signs displayed in windows reading ‘We accept Bingara Bucks’. The initiative is the work of the Bingara Lions Club which was given the task of distributing drought aid donations to farmers in the Bingara area. Working in collaboration with the Bangalow Lions,...
Koalas on Cloud Nine
Local community members, community groups and organisations have rallied together to install water stations to help keep our local koala population hydrated. The current drought is reigning havoc, not only on farmers and stock, but also our native wildlife. John Hodge and one of his water...
Marshall tops the State
While voters in electorates to the east and west of Northern Tablelands electorate deserted the National Party, Member for Northern Tablelands, Adam Marshall was returned as the Nationals Member with an increased majority. Counting of postal votes is continuing, but with most of the votes counted, Mr. Marshall received 74.25...
Barraba Silo Art Project underway
If you are visiting Bingara be sure to pop down the road to our neighbors in Barraba and check out the wonderful silo art project in progress! Incredible work by artist Fintan Magee. https://www.facebook.com/karen.bishton.1/videos/2599553556784701/  
A Spotlight Walk with Gwydir Ark
Gwydir Ark will be meeting at the Whitlow Road Bird Route in Bingara at 7pm on Saturday March 23rd for a public walk in the Conservation Area on the opposite side of the road. The walk is timed to be a spotlighting walk to see what effect the current...
Gwydir Shire Council supporting local farmers
The Gwydir Shire Council has recently been successful in securing a substantial grant to support the Gwydir Shire’s farming community through the devastating financial, social and emotional effects of the current drought. The funds which have been provided by the Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network,...
Honey Festival this Saturday
The 2019 Regional Australia Bank Warialda Honey Festival is finally here - this Saturday 2nd March. “This year the event will run from 2pm – 7pm and it is jam packed with entertainment, rides and stalls,” said committee member, Nikki Adams. The festival will kick off at 2pm with the...
Local woman at the helm of Bingara Preschool
A woman who was educated at Bingara Preschool, Bingara Central School and Warialda High School has been appointed the Director of the Preschool she attended. Charmaine Reading is excited to be working with Bingara’s youngsters. “I feel grateful to be offered the position and it is lovely to be home...
Spot the (local) koalas
In response to the excitement surrounding the recent koala sightings in the Bingara area, Gwydir Ark would like to invite interested people to attend our first walk for 2019. This walk will take place in an area where there have been koala sightings and we will be eagerly trying...