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Wee Waa is Australia's Cotton Capital and the place Daft Punk selected to launch it's album Random Access Memories in 2013, a dynamic rural community situated in the rich agricultural heartland of the Lower Namoi Valley in North West NSW.  The town of Wee Waa has a population of 2,100, (according to the Census 2006 1,689 and 2011 Census 2,433) and services a far greater rural community as well as the villages of Merah North, Spring Plains, Burren Junction, Pilliga and Gwabegar. The majority of this area is rich fertile country well suited to the agricultural pursuits that sustain the district and provide its people with a quality way of life.

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Wee Waa is a mere 42 kilometres off the Newell Highway, west of Narrabri, and is a gateway to the far west centres of Walgett, Collarenebri, Lightning Ridge Opal Fields and beyond.

Wee Waa is serviced by: Countrylink Rail, interstate coaches, and daily air services offered through Narrabri.
The Wee Waa district has an average summer minimum temperature of 17° and a maximum of around 37°. Recorded average winter minimum and maximum temperatures are 3° and 17° respectively. The district can also expect a rainfall level of approximately 635 millimetres in one calendar year. It is 190 m above sea level.

The Aboriginal meaning of Wee Waa is "Fire for Roasting", and it was the first town on the Namoi River, having had its beginnings in 1837. The birthplace of Australia's modern cotton industry, in April the area transforms into snowy white profusion from horizon to horizon as the cotton harvest gets under way. The town has 2 motels, 4 schools, a preschool, ABC Learning Centre, 2 hotels and 2 Caravan Parks as well as fine eating-places, a swimming pool, picturesque 9-hole golf course, bowling club, tennis courts, a modern sporting complex, a hostel for the aged and a new medical centre.
Narrabri Picnic Races

Narrabri Picnic Races

Saturday 3rd June, 2017

The Committee of Narrabri Jockey Club would like to advise that they have been successful in securing another race day.
curing another race date.  Narrabri Races will be held on Saturday 3rd June, at the Narrabri Racecourse. 
We will now start to work on organising and we will be racing within the picnic race circuit with Talmoi, Mallawah and Wean which will be a new look race meeting.

6/2/2017/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (56)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Two More New Bridges for Narrabri Shire open to public

Two More New Bridges for Narrabri Shire open to public

The Narrabri Shire Council will benefit from today’s opening of the new Brigalow Creek and Wee Waa Lagoon Creek bridges on Pilliga Road.

This project involved the replacement of four aging timber bridges that supported freight traffic on Pilliga Road and Cypress Way in the Narrabri, Wee Waa and Pilliga areas, including the Baradine Creek Bridge, Dubbo Creek Bridge, Brigalow Creek Bridge and Wee Waa Lagoon Creek Bridge.

It was primarily funded by a $5.3 million investment from the NSW Government under the Restart NSW Resources for Regions program.

Monday, April 10, 2017/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (412)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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ATV training

ATV training

Author: Student Work Experience/Thursday, December 01, 2016/Categories: Events

Event date: 3/19/2017 - 3/21/2017 Export event


For the information of Yarrie Lake Landcare Group members and friends.

This is being sent out due to the level of interest previously indicated in ATV training.

Training is currently planned for Narrabri on 11 January 2017; 20 March 2017 and 21 March 2017.
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