Barraba Community News

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Back to school vouchers available

24th January 2023
PREMIER’S BACK TO SCHOOL VOUCHING EASING HIP-POCKET PRESSURES ON LOCAL FAMILIES Families across the region can now access $150 worth of vouchers through the Premier’s Back to School NSW program, keeping cash in the wallet of local famili...

Barraba Celebrates Australia Day

18th January 2023
Reflect, respect and celebrate Australia Day 2023 Residents and visitors alike are being called on to come together across this region this Australia Day to reflect, respect and celebrate the strength and spirit of our local communities. Wherever yo...

Seniors Travel Card Returns

24th January 2023
$250 REGIONAL SENIORS TRAVEL CARD RETURNS The region’s seniors will soon be saving another $250 on travel with the return on the NSW Nationals Regional Seniors Travel Card. Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said this was the fourth year the ...

Australia Day Ambassador

18th January 2023
Aust Day Ambassador Dr. Tanya Marie Silveira-Price is a Registered Music Therapist, Subject Coordinator with the University of Melbourne and the 2020-2021 inaugural recipient of Australian Music Therapist of the Year. Tanya's PhD research exami...

Sports Shear a new event at the Barraba show

24th January 2023
A new competition for 2023 will be the Sports Shear & Wool Handling Competition at the Barraba Show on the 4th March 2023 organised by Jock & Zac Mallise. Zac was recently placed 2nd in the SSAA National Development Senior Shear 2022 in Bendi...

Richardson House residents say 'Thank you' to the Ladies Bowlers

24th January 2023
A Big Thankyou to the Barraba Lady Bowlers Recently the Lady Bowlers gave a generous donation to Richardson House. This donation was deposited in the Fundraising account which supports the purchase of items to enhance the lifestyle and comfort of th...

History Notes - searching about Dr Poggioli

24th January 2023
History Notes The historical society has returned from holiday mode.  At the meeting last week there was much discussion about future events.  The first markets of the year will be held on Saturday 11th February, starting just a little bit...

Summer Health Hazards

24th January 2023
Summer Health   Hazards Summer is a time for outdoor activities, BBQs, and soaking up the sunshine. However, The Australian Digital Health Agency is encouraging people to be aware of the potential health hazards that can come with the warm...