Monthly Archives: April 2013

Barnaby to take on Tony in New England

Queensland based Nationals Senator Barnaby Joyce has become the Nationals candidate for the Federal Seat of New England following his pre-selection win last Saturday. The Nationals Duty Senator for New England John Williams said 166 pre-selectors from around the electorate have chosen Senator Joyce as the man who can represent New England in an Abbott-Truss coalition government. "Following the ballot at the weekend, Senator Joyce made it...

Quirindi on the fitness trail

With the Quirindi Canter Fun Run and Community Walk just over two weeks away, Quirindi residents are on the fitness trail. Quirindi’s fitness professionals have seen an increase in the number of people working out with a view to running in the Graincorp 10km or the Liverpool Plains Shire Council 5km as well as the 4x800 teams relay event. Quirindi Canter Committee member and HissyFit Group...

Werris Creek Station thrives again

The first shearing to take place at Werris Creek Station for over fifty years occurred last Thursday and Friday when more than 900 ewes and around 500 lambs were shorn, thanks to new owners John and Margo McDowell. With a property still at Coonamble, the McDowell's are calling Werris Creek home more as they look to increase their number of cattle from 1500 to 4500...