Warialda and Bingara will both be on the NSW Governor’s itinerary when Governor of New South Wales visits the region next week.
His Excellency The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), and Mrs Linda Hurley will be visiting Warialda, Bingara, Bundarra and Barraba between Monday and Thursday.
The Vice Regal couple undertake regular travel to regional areas as a part of their commitment to engage with communities throughout New South Wales.
His Excellency said, “Linda and I appreciate the opportunity to visit, especially given the challenges currently facing people in the rural areas of our State. We come to listen, to learn, and to thank the region’s people and organisations who continue to do remarkable work in its resilient and caring communities.”
In Warialda the Vice Regal couple will meet with the Country Women’s Association, United Hospital Auxiliaries of NSW and associated organisations, and engage with the One Door Warialda Carers Support Group.
In Bingara the Governor and Mrs Hurley will visit The Living Classroom, a regenerated area on the outskirts of town which provides inspiration and know-how for the next generation of farmers and the renewal of rural communities.
Whilst in Bingara the Vice Regal couple will also tour the Myall Creek Massacre Memorial site, to pay their respects and hear from local Indigenous people, as well as host a Reception for leaders in the local community.
In Bundarra the Governor and Mrs Hurley will visit the Central School to meet with students and staff, before travelling to Barraba where they will spend time with the members of the local community and visit the Barraba Men’s Shed.