Boggabri Website and Business Directory

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

WINDMILL TRUST APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

WINDMILL TRUST APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

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Established in 1997 in memory of the artist Penny Meagher, the emphasis of the Windmill Trust Scholarship is to support professional artists from regional NSW to develop and or present their work. This scholarship provides assistance towards the cost of, independent artistic research or practice such as studio rental, material or labour costs, professional development and education, presenting work in new ways, exhibiting work such as framing, space rental, promotion, artists' fees, freight, installation and documentation.
The Funding available for each individual or group will be up to $10,000 + GST.
Applications are now open and close 23:59 AEST Sunday 19 July 2020.
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Community Building Partnership Program

Community Building Partnership Program

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Applications will open NOW for the Community Building Partnership Program

$300,000 is available for projects in the Barwon Electorate, councils and non-for-profits are able to apply for the funds to deliver projects with social, environmental and recreational outcomes. 

Applications will open on Monday 4 May and close at 5pm, Friday 12 June

For more information and to check your eligibility visit www.nsw.gov.au

Berejiklian government rushes to defeat coal seam gas moratorium bill

Berejiklian government rushes to defeat coal seam gas moratorium bill

Sydney Morning Herald

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The Berejiklian government has rushed to defeat a private member's bill to derail the controversial Narrabri gas project as anti-coal seam gas groups were preparing to target National party seats.

In a rare move, the Coalition suspended the day's parliamentary agenda on Thursday to debate a coal seam gas moratorium bill in a bid to fast-track its demise in the Legislative Assembly.

It comes after the bill, put forward by independent MP Justin Field, passed the NSW upper house on Wednesday night with the support of Labor and the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party.

Banking on Gas will leave us stranded

Banking on Gas will leave us stranded

Sydney Morning. Herald - John Hewson - Columnist and former Liberal opposition leader

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Governments were generally caught short by COVID-19. Scott Morrison boasts that he saw it earlier, and acted quicker and more decisively, than most – that he relied on medical and scientific advice, forged a “national” response, ignored ideology.

But his government has a split personality on the need to rely on science. It so easily ignores climate science, still swayed by a small rump of Coalition deniers.

In a sense, the experience of the pandemic is a dress rehearsal of what will happen with climate, if governments continue to ignore the science. There had been imprecise warnings of possible pandemics, but these had been ignored. Climate science is far more substantive, peer-assessed and uniform than that relied on to support the COVID responses; the predicted catastrophic weather events have become more frequent and more intense, and over decades.

 

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Friends of The Crossing Theatre present La Dolce Vita

Thursday 19th November 2020, 6.30pm

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Friends of The Crossing Theatre present La Dolce Vita
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