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Koalas in trouble
The heat wave conditions that have swept the state are also currently being experienced by our koalas, putting them under great stress. The main reason for their stress is that there is very little moisture in the leaves that they eat and rely on as this is their only...
Fingerlings released into the Gwydir River at Bingara
Bingara Anglers Club President Stuart Lanagan, and committee member Steve Apthorpe were delighted to take delivery of 8,000 Murray Cod fingerlings on Tuesday afternoon. The fingerlings were released at the boat ramp. NSW DPI’s annual Murray Cod stockings have been completed across NSW impoundments with additional strategic river stockings this...
Touriandi to turn on home charm furnishing with $25,000 funding
A STATE Government grant of $25,00 will give elderly residents at Bingara’s Touriandi Lodge a more modern and homely furnishing makeover. Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall said residents in the aged care home’s dementia wing will benefit the most with new lounge and dining furniture. Touriandi Lodge Board...
Tree-changer to share his enthusiasm for country life
Yianni Johns, artist and curator will be Bingara’s Australia Day Ambassador. Yianni Johns has been painting for decades and has had exhibitions of his art in many states of Australia, and internationally in New York, Montreal, Paris and Beijing. Yianni Johns Yianni has a Bachelor of Arts...
Three Creeks Gold Mine
Fun for young and old can be had at the Three Creeks Goldmine. Step back in time to the mining days of old. Learn the history of the mining site and browse through the artifacts displayed in the museum.  Have a look at the display of  jewellery, gold, garnets, crystals...
Nominations for Bingara Local Australia Day Awards Close Jan 18, 2019.
Nominations for Bingara Local Australia Day Awards have been open for a while now, but will close on January 18, 2019. Of the people you know, is there someone who is passionate about Bingara and district, someone who is a local superman/superwoman, a champion in and for the local community...
Change of venue for Bingara’s Australia Day celebrations
The removal of old trees in the grounds of the Bingara Museum and extremely hot weather conditions on January 26 over the past few years was the linchpin of a change of venue for Bingara’s Australia Day celebrations in January. The trees were removed because they had become unsafe. The...
Bingara included in Premier Store’s Christmas lights competition
For many years The Premier Store in Inverell, in conjunction with radio station 2NZ, have been running a Christmas light competition in Inverell and Glen Innes. This year Bingara and Warialda residents will be able to enter in their own separate competition. The Premier Store owner, Mr David Ferris said...
Bingara Liz recovering well at Koala Hospital
Enjoying her breakfast of ‘Eucalyptus robusta’ at the Port MacquarieKoala Hospital is the female koala rescued at Bingara in November2018. Rechristened from “Lis” to “Bingara Liz” in honour of local WIRES carer Liz Kakoschke, who along with Ken Withers, have rescued several sick and injured koalas...
Christmas concert triumph
An estimated crowd of 750 people gathered on Gwydir Oval at Bingara last Thursday night for a Christmas Carnival with a difference, and they were not disappointed. John Schumann and Shane Howard on stage at the ‘Concert for the Farmers’. Chairman of Bingara and District Vision 2020,...