Monthly Archives: June 2014

Stain on the industry

Sally Alden The Director of Government and Media Relations for GrainCorp, Angus Tripp told the Quirindi Advocate the company has been working closely with local growers and The NSW Farmers group in relation to staining on sorghum that prevented some Liverpool Plains producers from meeting their May contracts for grain delivery. "We've created new segregations to enable deliveries to continue, consulted with end-user customers and conducted extensive...

Quirindi Lions Club Changeover

Jared Beaman The Lions Club of Quirindi Inc. held their annual Changeover Dinner on June 5 at Quirindi RSL. The evening was both a time of review and celebration as well as a time of preparation for the year to come. One of the primary purposes of the evening was to install the executive and board members for the 2014/2015 period. Lions Club Region 5 Chairman John...

Victory at Sydney’s Balmoral Burn

Jared Beaman Half a dozen girls from Quirindi Public School have placed first in the Primary School Challenge team event at the 2014 Balmoral Burn. The charity activity, now in its 14th year, was held in Sydney on Sunday 1 and attended by over 10 000 participants. The Balmoral Burn is a ‘painful’ 420 metre uphill run on Awaba Street in Mosman, Sydney’s steepest street. The race...