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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.
Fly Corporate will commence Sydney - Narrabri flights in September.

Fly Corporate will commence Sydney - Narrabri flights in September.

6 July, 2017 Press Release

Media Release 

It's with extreme excitement that Council can now announce that Fly Corporate will commence Sydney - Narrabri flights in September.

This announcement comes after a sustained and unrelenting effort by Council to secure flights to Sydney for Narrabri Shire and regional residents.

"A number of key staff and myself have been very active in regards to securing Sydney - Narrabri flights" stated Council's General Manager, Mr Stewart Todd.
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Public Exhibition - Full Suite of Draft Strategic Documents

Public Exhibition - Full Suite of Draft Strategic Documents

Narrabri Shire Council

(17-May-17)

Pursuant of the NSW Local Government Act 1993, Council advises the Narrabri Shire that the full suite of draft strategic documents are now on public exhibition from Wednesday, 17 May 2017 until Thursday, 15 June 2017.

The full suite of draft strategic documents includes:

Placing draft strategic documents on public exhibition provides our community with the opportunity to review each document in detail and provide feedback to Council on the future direction of our Shire.

Members of the public may view draft strategic documents at Council Libraries, Council’s Administration Office, Council’s website and the following specific locations:

  • Baan Baa Pub
  • Bellata Golf Club
  • Boggabri Book Exchange
  • Gwabegar Post Office
  • Pilliga Community Links

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Open Day  At the Narrabri Fire Station

Open Day At the Narrabri Fire Station

Saturday 20th May 2017, 10am - 2pm

Author: Kate Schwager/Wednesday, May 10, 2017/Categories: Events

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