Monthly Archives: January 2014

Prime Minister’s Award

St.Joseph’s Primary School Quirindi, year 5 student Noah Allan has been awarded one of twenty in New South Wales Prime Minister’s Awards. Noah submitted a piece of writing as part of this year’s NAIDOC celebrations. The ultimate aim of these initiatives was to provide kids with greater understanding on the importance of friendship and cultural diversity. The colouring-in/short story competition was open to all primary school...

Basketball Jamboree

The sound of bouncing basketballs, the sight of balls flying through the air and kids everywhere were the signs that Jamboree was in the air. Nathan Clark from Quirindi participated in the Thirteenth Annual Great Murray River Basketball Jamboree for U/12’s that was held at the Lauren Jackson Sports Centre in Albury, NSW on Saturday November 30, Tuesday December 3, 2013. The Jamboree Draw consisted of 10...

Boxing Day Races 2013

Danielle Underwood December 26 is not just the day after Christmas to the Liverpool Plains Shire and the Quirindi Jockey Club. It's a day of fun, fashion and horses. Crowds packed the grounds of Quirindi Showground for the annual Boxing Day Races. A lively crowd set for yet another Boxing Day hit gathered with their punting shoes on. Crowds cheered as the horses came along the thundering down...