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Cool country and Bingara see more koalas
The cooler climate of the Northern Tablelands could prove an important refuge for koala populations and other animals in NSW as heatwaves become more frequent. Field work on the Cool Country Koalas project is nearing completion following extensive surveys in the Delungra and Ashford regions, and also in the...
‘The Diamond in the Rough’ – ‘The Carbon Farm’ in Bingara NSW.
Perhaps it is of no surprise that Bingara in northern NSW is venturing into the relatively new area of Carbon Farming. Near to Bingara, a little over a century ago, the World’s hardest naturally occurring diamonds were discovered. Diamond, like coal, charcoal and graphite is elemental carbon. Carbon, in...
Strong support for Easterfish
The future of fishing in the Gwydir River around Bingara is assured, with many small fish which had to be returned to the river caught over the Easter weekend. The anglers were unfazed, because this means the Bingara Fish Hatchery’s program of restocking the river is working. Bingara Anglers Club’s...
Inspirational guest speaker
Secondary students from Bingara Central and Warialda High attended national youth week activities at Bingara School last Friday week. There were guest speakers from UNE, Hunter New England Health, Healthwise and Headspace speaking on issues young people face regularly. The main guest speaker was Sam Bailey from Warialda. A farmer,...
Significant Planning Instrument presented to Theatre Company
A recent North West Theatre Company Executive meeting was the recipient of a comprehensive planning document presented to the company by Patron and Life Member Ros Moulton. Ros, Secretary of NWTC from its inception until stepping down from the position last year, developed the 42 page Production Guidelines Manual to...
New mower puts Bingara Sporting Club at the cutting edge
Bingara’s golf course is looking better than ever, with a brand new specialist greens mower making life easier for volunteers and ensuring more putts find their mark. The mower arrived just over a fortnight ago, replacing an ageing model that was partly held together by duct tape. The Greensmaster 3150...
Ceramic Break Sculpture Park to show emerging artists
Ceramic Break Sculpture Park welcomes you to our first show of the year on Sunday April 23rd. ‘Individual Insights’ from Julie Bannister and ‘Beginnings’ from 3 emerging artists, Brent Emerson, Jessica Hall and Emma Regan is a fabulous collection of rich and vibrant art, sometimes provocative, always evocative and...
From Ghana to Bingara Father Joseph is a true ‘country boy’
The new priest for Warialda, Bingara and Barraba, Father Joseph Armah, will divide his time between the three towns.  Originally from Ghana, Father Joseph said he needs to spend time in all the three towns, rather than just visit to say Mass. After Easter, he will begin his program of...
Planning begins for bike adventure for a good cause
A group of Bingara people and others with a connection with Bingara have begun raising money to take part in the Scrapheap Adventure later this year.  Debi Bancroft, John and Josh Bancroft-Arnott, and Les Stephens will be joined by up to nine others from Bingara to take part.  John...
Bush Tucker came to the Roxy
Celebrity chef, Clayton Donavan, presented a very interesting ’Bush Tucker’ meal, a mix of indigenous culture and modern cuisine to almost ninety people at a dinner hosted by Landcare last Friday. Central School students Blade Mayfield, Thomas Honeysett and Seth Keam (absent) with Clayton Donavan and...