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Celebrating NAIDOC Week at the Health Service and Richardson House Yaama kuru kuru (hello everyone)

28th June 2022
Celebrating NAIDOC Week at the Health Service and Richardson House Yaama kuru kuru  (hello everyone) Local Indigenous Man, Dallas Ervine, who did the ‘Welcome to Country’ for the ceremony and introduced Gomeroi Elder, Fred McGrady,...

Lion's Annual Changeover dinner

28th June 2022
Despite the cold weather, an enjoyable night was had at the Annual Lions Changeover on Thursday, 23rd June.  Ron Bridges took on the President’s position for another year and other members continued in their positions.  Ron stated in ...

Historical Society - Blackfriars School

28th June 2022
History Notes This week seems to have been all about the main street history with every moment spent reading what has already been written, and searching for the relevant information in the Barraba town file.  Hopefully I am near the end but th...

AGM at the Men's Shed

22nd June 2022
BARRABA MEN’S SHED The Executive Committee of the Barraba Men’s Shed wish to advise all members that the AGM will be held on Friday 8 July at 10am, being held at the Shed in Clifton Lane....

Taste Tamworth back again with 6 events

28th June 2022
Mouth-watering preparations begin for Taste Tamworth After an interrupted couple of years, the much-loved and delicious Taste Tamworth Festival returns in September this year. The festival will be made up of six signature events: Friday 9 Septembe...

2 new exhibitions at Tamworth Regional Gallery

28th June 2022
Tamworth Regional Gallery celebrates Aboriginal women with the opening of two exhibitions WHERE: Tamworth Regional Gallery, 466 Peel Street, Tamworth New Stitches New Stitches is curated by regional Aboriginal Curator Lyniece Keogh, and showcases ...

$14.6 MILLION TO EXPAND BANKSIA MENTAL HEALTH UNIT

28th June 2022
$14.6 MILLION TO EXPAND BANKSIA MENTAL HEALTH UNIT   Children and adolescents will have increased access to mental health support in Tamworth under a $14.6 million expansion of the new Banksia Mental Health Unit.   Member for Tamworth K...

MORE THAN $149 MILLION TO REDUCE TRAVEL FOR REGIONAL PATIENTS

28th June 2022
MORE THAN $149 MILLION TO REDUCE COSTS FOR REGIONAL PATIENTS   Communities across the Tamworth electorate will to benefit from an expansion of the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS), with the NSW Government i...