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Welcome to Boggabri

Boggabri was proclaimed a township in 1860, but came into its own in 1882 with the opening of the railway. Today Boggabri, located on the Kamilaroi Highway east of Narrabri, is a historic small country town with big community spirit offering a unique country lifestyle. With a rich agricultural history and several recently opened coal mines, the town is set for further expansion. The town boasts a nine hole golf course and an RSL Club. A modern motel, caravan park with cabins and a hotel that provides accommodation in the town while fuel and motor repairs are also available. The main business area of Boggabri has over the years been found in three different streets. This makes for a interesting mix of architecture which can be explored with a walk along the Boggabri Heritage Trail.


Boggabri is a small town in north-western New South Wales, Australia. It is part of Narrabri Shire and lies between Gunnedah and Narrabri on the Kamilaroi Highway. At the 2016 census, the town had a population of 856 people.

Tourism

Boggabri main tourist attraction is Gin's Leap .and Dripping Rock among a number of other sites including the historical museum, Barbers Lagoon, Nelson's Honey and the famous Drovers Campfire winner of the NSW Tourism Award.

Industry

The Boggabri District is a diversified industy area it produces a variety of agricultural commodities including cotton, wheat, beef cattle and sheep and pulse crops.  It has an emerging mining industry

History

The town site was 20 km south and settled in the 1830s, it was relocated after a flood washed it away in the 1850s. Boggabri comes from Gamilaraay bagaaybaraay, literally "having creeks" It is likely a reference to the Namoi River, 

Directory

A business directory of the town and this is included in the Namoi Business Directory, if you own a business the cost to have a landing page and or a listing is minimal and a one off fee. Very few are not in this directory.

Latest News

Mozzies are everywhere right now – including giant ones and those that make us sick. Here’s what you need to know

Mozzies are everywhere right now – including giant ones and those that make us sick. Here’s what you need to know

Published by The Conversation 18 November 2022

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Like all insects, mosquitoes thrive in warmer weather. But what they really need is water. La Niña rainfall and flooding are providing the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes, with numbers exploding in recent weeks.

 

People are also seeing giant mosquitoes, tiny mosquitoes, and species they haven’t noticed before. Some of these mosquitoes are around every season but their numbers are booming, thanks to the favourable conditions.

Australia has around 300 species of mosquito. So which do you need to look out for?

First, let’s go over some mozzie basics.

Community rolls up sleeves for flood assistance in Boggabri

Community rolls up sleeves for flood assistance in Boggabri

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Boggabri SES put out a call for help in filling sandbags on Sunday morning and Boggabri residents responded en masse.

Boggabri SES member Chris Rixon said the service needed to replenish the stock as, over the past few days, it had used up the supply.

“We filled 170 in Gunnedah a couple of days ago and transported them here, but we have used all of them.

Floods and other emergencies can be extra tough for people with dementia and their carers. Here’s how to help

Floods and other emergencies can be extra tough for people with dementia and their carers. Here’s how to help

Published by The Conversation 26th October 2022

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As we write from New South Wales’ Northern Rivers region, other parts of eastern Australia are facing conditions that recall uncomfortable memories from the 2017 floods and those in March this year. Many people are fatigued and still coming to terms with those devastating natural disasters.

We know from previous research people with pre-existing mental health conditions and poorer health are more likely to live in flood zones.

Everything you need to know about Labor’s first budget in 6 charts

Everything you need to know about Labor’s first budget in 6 charts

Published by The Conversation 26 October 2022

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Jim Chalmers’ first speech as treasurer outlines the enormity of the global economic situation – inflation, energy and supply chain issues, and a continuing war in Europe – and signposts that this is a budget that’s much more about what he’s taking away (or reallocating) than new announcements.

It’s not often we get two budgets in the one year, and this one is in stark contrast to the Coalition’s before the election.

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