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

CRDC Spotlight: Disease suppression and species shift

CRDC Spotlight: Disease suppression and species shift

Winter Edition

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Welcome to the Winter edition of CRDC's Spotlight magazine! 

In this edition:

  • Our industry's five-year sustainability report card is released;
  • Creating disease suppressive soils; and
  • The CCA survey shows species shift in herbicide resistance.

... plus much more!

Spotlight has been landing in the mailboxes of our subscribers over the past week, in preparation for the start of Winter.

CottonInfo e-news: Three new options to control ratoons

CottonInfo e-news: Three new options to control ratoons

Cotton Info E News

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Effective crop destruction is an important part of the management of a Bollgard 3 system.

Ratoon cotton poses a resistance risk as it extends the amount of time Helicoverpa are exposed to the toxins contained in Bt cotton outside of the cotton growing season. Ratoon cotton is a host for pests and diseases. Pests such as aphids, silverleaf whitefly and mealybug can use ratoon cotton to survive over winter and re infest the following cotton crop. Ratoon cotton can also carryover disease such as verticillium wilt, black root rot and fusarium wilt. In other crops and subsequent cotton crops, ratoon cotton is considered a weed and can affect yield through plant competition.

My community loved Dad until he retired from football and needed a job

My community loved Dad until he retired from football and needed a job

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My dad and his family grew up in a tin humpy on the banks of the Namoi River in Walgett, New South Wales. My grandmother worked on a station, raising the station manager’s children, and never received her pay during her lifetime.

Growing up my father was denied an education and instead given a football; he left school at 15 and later in life was drafted with five other Aboriginal men to play rugby league for the Gundagai Tigers. That year Gundagai saw their first grand final win. Gundagai loved Dad until he retired from football and needed a job. 

My journey towards becoming a business owner started standing on the Gundagai overpass, waving goodbye to my father as he hitchhiked for work, as no one wanted to employ an Aboriginal.

FRRR NEWSLETTER May 2020

FRRR NEWSLETTER May 2020

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Hello everyone,

As I write this, it is the beginning of National Reconciliation Week. In the spirit of reconciliation, FRRR acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which our programs are delivered, and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their Elders - past, present and emerging. We encourage everyone to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. As I reflect on the extraordinary times we continue to experience as a nation and global community, it seems especially appropriate that this year's theme is In This Together - as we certainly are.

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National Women's Business Scholarship. 12-month program. Apply before July 17 2020.

Scholarship

  • 27 June 2020
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National Women's Business Scholarship. 12-month program. Apply before July 17 2020.

National Women's Business Scholarship

Diversity and Inclusion advocate Inspiring Rare Birds has secured funding from the Australian Government's Office for Women to support 90 National Women's Business Scholarships.

The 12-month program will support women business owners from marginal demographics by way of:

  • A hand-selected mentor to provide 2 hours of 1:1 guidance, support and accountability every month for 9 months to meet their individual goals and grow their business;
  • 8 x 1-hour Business Education Masterclasses;
  • Full support from a dedicated Rare Birds program manager;
  • Connection to a vibrant and supportive community of like-minded business owners and entrepreneurs.

Demographics supported are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; Migrant or Refugee; Remote, Regional or Rural location; or Living with a Disability. Eligible women are encouraged to apply before July 17, 2020

North West NSW Mobile GP Respiratory Clinic

Boggabri every Friday 9am to 1pm

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North West NSW Mobile GP Respiratory Clinic

Webinar Series from North West Local Land Services

  • 7/13/2020
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Webinar Series from North West Local Land Services

Webinar Series

Webinar Series from North West Local Land Services

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Webinar Series from North West Local Land Services

Webinar Series

Webinar Series from North West Local Land Services

  • 8/17/2020
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Webinar Series from North West Local Land Services

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