Monthly Archives: July 2013

Quirindi girl takes on top job

By Stephanie McPhee Mandy Young grew up in Quirindi but now lives and works far from the country streets she once ran and played on as a child. Suddenly thrusts into the state's first ever Commissioner of Victim’s Rights role Miss Young took the time to talk to the Quirindi Advocate about her time growing up in Quirindi and where she is now. Born and bred in...

Windsor retires

By Sally Alden After celebrating the success of the 'Water Trigger' passing through parliament, Federal Independent MP Tony Windsor announced he is set to retire at the next election. Thereby opening the seat of New England to two candidates, Barnaby Joyce for the Nationals and founder of 21st Century Australia, Jamie McIntyre. During 22 years as a Member of Parliament, Mr Windsor served 10 years as the NSW...