The Northern Daily Leader
Thursday, 20 June 2024
Council
The project's high price tag forced council to rework plans.
Rachel Clark • 12m ago
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Health
TAMS has outgrown its Peel Street headquarters.
Rachel Clark • 1hr ago
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Regional communities are on the front line of the energy transition.
ACM is giving regional communities the chance to have their say on the renewable energy transition happening in their backyard.
Wildlife, consultation and foreign ownership top concerns: poll.
Saffron Howden
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A farmer mustering lambs and ewes with wind turbines in the distance at his property in Tarago, NSW. File picture by Michael Petey
Also, the popular spot has had another record-breaking sale.
Brendan Crabb
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The listing at 57 Cyrus Street, Hyams Beach has a price guide of $1.69 million. Picture: Supplied
Aussie beach outperformed famed seascapes for 2024 gongs
Carla Mascarenhas
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Stokes Bay in South Australia has been named the world's second best beach. Picture by Facebook / PeterMalinauskas
Australia's seafood, lamb, beef, chicken and veggie pies judged.
Anna Houlahan
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Meat pie cross section at the Baker's Association of Australia awards. File picture
His younger self would be very proud.
Mark Bode • 1hr ago
"I feel like I've grown into someone who that 13-year-old boy could never imagine" ... Josh McCulloch. Picture by Mark Bode
"They always punish teams who give them opportunities."
Zac Lowe
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The Coles team has raised more than $5000 so far this year.
Jonathan Hawes
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It was an especially cold winter's day for staff at Coles Northgate as they participated in the ice bucket challenge to raise money for motor neurone disease. Picture by Jonathan Hawes
'We also appreciated the enormous crowd who turned up to support us.'
Newsroom
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Steam train driver Troy Stuart from Orange with Brian Chapman from the
Tamworth Miniature Railway. Picture by Kieran Chapman
Land near Liddell Power Station would be acquired for the plant.
Matthew Kelly
ANTG wins at Cannabiz Awards for Research, development and cultivation
Heath Forsyth
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Medicinal cannabis company ANTG which has its main growing facility in Armidale, NSW, is helping to pioneer an industry that has been heavily stigmatised. Picture supplied.
The man also kept intimate photos of the teen.
Emma Downey
The lower end of Peel Street will develop more into a university precinct.
Rachel Clark
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UNE Vice Chancellor Chris Moran shares what he envisages how the Tamworth campus will develop over the next five to ten years. Picture by Gareth Gardner
The Tamworth product battled his way back to the field this year.
Zac Lowe
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Mark Simon has come back to the Bears, but his ambition still burns. Picture by Zac Lowe.
Mark Ewington celebrated a new career milestone on Saturday.
Zac Lowe
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Mark Ewington lines up one of his three goals on Saturday, which included his 400th for the club. Picture by Gunnedah and District Australian Football Club.
The Red Devil has again shown he's one of the premier second-rower's in the bush.
Samantha Newsam
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A 'restrained' state budget leaves locals feeling left out.
Jonathan Hawes
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Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson (left) says the Labor Government lacks vision for our region, while Tamworth Regional Council mayor Russell Webb (right) says we're spending too much money on planning and not doing enough. Pictures from file

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You could be paid to take this cutie on his morning stroll.
Georgina Sebar
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Video of Elordi's face on a 17-year-old's body shared on X.
Georgina Sebar
Jacob Elordi gives the peace sign at the Venice International Film Festival. Picture by EPA/Ettore Ferrari
Aussies have shivered through their coldest morning this year.
Carla Mascarenhas
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Canberra recorded one of its coldest mornings on June 19. Picture by Karleen Minney.
PM calls plan a 'taxpayer-funded nuclear fantasy'.
Ayden Dawkins
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New financial year to bring some relief to weary Aussies.
Carla Mascarenhas
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A person holds eight fifty dollar notes. Picture by Marg Crawford
Australia's migrant workers are being failed by Fair Work's small claims court, according to a new report.
(a)manda Parkinson • 42m ago
"Nine out of 10 migrants who knew they were underpaid took no action," the report says. (Dan Peled/AAP PHOTOS)
His younger self would be very proud.
Mark Bode • 1hr ago
"They always punish teams who give them opportunities."
Zac Lowe
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Paul Boyce (left) and Shane Rampling both believe in their side's ability to win this weekend, but they also have immense respect for the opposition.
The Tamworth product battled his way back to the field this year.
Zac Lowe
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Mark Simon has come back to the Bears, but his ambition still burns. Picture by Zac Lowe.
Mark Ewington celebrated a new career milestone on Saturday.
Zac Lowe
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The Red Devil has again shown he's one of the premier second-rower's in the bush.
Samantha Newsam
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Picture by Gareth Gardner
It was a big weekend at Oakburn Park.
Samantha Newsam
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Mila Murphy, Nora Murphy, Brooke Townsend and Arlo Murphy had a ball.
Ratu Peni Wainiqolo suffered a brain injury while playing in Tamworth.
Mitchell Craig
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A GoFundMe page has been set up to assist rugby player Ratu Peni Wainiqolo in his recovery from a serious brain injury. Picture supplied.
Archie and Jasper Thistle share a bond like few other brothers.
Zac Lowe
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Archie (left) and Jasper Thistle are about as close as brothers can be. Picture by Zac Lowe.

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New investment properties are expected to be the most scrutinised.
Martin Kelly
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Swap screen time for book dream time in these home libraries.
Grace Dudley
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Character and colour in the library in this home in the NSW wine region of Mudgee. Picture: Supplied
It is the fifth consecutive time the RBA has kept rates steady.
Jemimah Clegg
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RBA governor Michele Bullock said the board had kept the cash rate on hold following its June meeting.(Darren England/AAP PHOTOS)
Dungowan Station is one of Tamworth's most unique properties.
Mark Phelps
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For the last 50 years, Mr Harley has never had a January holiday.
Rachel Clark
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From admin assistant to running huge regional events.
Rachel Clark
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OAM recipient Catherine Nugent is a big believer in providing opportunities for regional and rural Australia. Picture by Peter Hardin
Jayne will perform her new album at Moonshiners Bar on June 21.
Rachel Clark
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Country Music Star Jayne Denham is excited to perform her new album Moonshine for her new hometown audience in Tamworth. Picture by Gareth Gardner
It was a blessing to be 'Shot by Jake'
Tess Kelly
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Tamworth council asked to consider a new addition to Peel Street.
Newsroom
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Tamworth council will consider a recommendation to investigate the potential to erect a bronze statue of Uncle Roger Knox in Peel Street. File picture by Peter Hardin
Police arrested the man after he collided with a gutter.
Tess Kelly
Henry William Hillier pleaded guilty to the driving offences in Tamworth Local Court. Picture file
'There is nothing in that bag that is of any use to anyone.'
Rachel Clark
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Travelling swagman Mark 'Bushie' Thompson only wants his swag back, as many of the items were quite sentimental. Picture by Gareth Gardner
Jon Wolfe's passion for country music has spanned 50 years.
Rachel Clark
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Back in the studio, Jon Wolfe will take up a spot on the CMAA board replacing Lyn Bowtell. Picture by Gareth Gardner.
Check out what's coming in entertainment.
Theatre Talk
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'We also appreciated the enormous crowd who turned up to support us.'
Newsroom
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Steam train driver Troy Stuart from Orange with Brian Chapman from the
Tamworth Miniature Railway. Picture by Kieran Chapman
These days, the band is more grown-up when they go on the road.
Glen Humphries
Grinspoon will be playing in Wollongong on a 45-date tour later this year.
Got an event coming up? Let us know about it and we'll include it in our Community Notices.
Newsroom
Big Golden Guitar, Tamworth
Things to do: Tamworth and beyond.
Artist Jaq Gratford and Tamworth Regional Gallery director Bridget Guthrie. The Archibald Prize 2023 exhibition at Tamworth Regional Gallery is on until June 23. Picture by Peter Hardin

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Plan to consider 'all options' for Tamworth, Moonbi, and Kootingal.
Jonathan Hawes
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'Don't be afraid,' activists say to Tamworth councillors.
Jonathan Hawes
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The Tamworth Water Security Alliance is a community-run group which advocates for cost effective, diverse, and sustainable water supply solutions. File picture by Gareth Gardner
Council gives behind the scenes look at the Westdale water plant.
Jonathan Hawes
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Tamworth Regional Council's water operations manager Daniel Coe says ratepayers are set to save thanks to a wastewater innovation. Picture by Jonathan Hawes
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Peace, tranquility and adventure wrapped up in the comfort, service and ambience of a small luxury hotel is the experience onboard the Mekong Serenity, from Australian river cruising experts APT.
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Here's an invitation to join the Queen Victoria on a cruise through Spain and Morocco.
Emma Brown
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The project's high price tag forced council to rework plans.
Rachel Clark • 12m ago
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TAMS has outgrown its Peel Street headquarters.
Rachel Clark • 1hr ago
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Tamworth Aboriginal Medical Services CEO Damion Brown in front of the Peel Street facility they have outgrown. Picture by Peter Hardin
The Coles team has raised more than $5000 so far this year.
Jonathan Hawes
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It was an especially cold winter's day for staff at Coles Northgate as they participated in the ice bucket challenge to raise money for motor neurone disease. Picture by Jonathan Hawes
Prof May said the appointment puts Tamworth on the map.
Rachel Clark
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Professor Jennifer May has been appointed as Australia's National Rural Health Commissioner. Picture by Peter Hardin
The project's high price tag forced council to rework plans.
Rachel Clark • 12m ago
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Over a million species of plants and animals are threatened.
Mike Rann • 1hr ago
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Australia's biodiversity is an extraordinary legacy that we can protect for future generations. Picture Shutterstock
Dutton's move to cut the program is right.
Amanda Vanstone • 1hr ago
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Peter Dutton is right is his call to cut immigration, but it won't fix all of our problems. Pictures by Sitthixay Ditthavong, Shutterstock
TAMS has outgrown its Peel Street headquarters.
Rachel Clark • 1hr ago
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Tamworth Aboriginal Medical Services CEO Damion Brown in front of the Peel Street facility they have outgrown. Picture by Peter Hardin
His younger self would be very proud.
Mark Bode • 1hr ago
"I feel like I've grown into someone who that 13-year-old boy could never imagine" ... Josh McCulloch. Picture by Mark Bode
Over a million species of plants and animals are threatened.
Mike Rann • 1hr ago
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Australia's annual clothing waste is measured in kilotons.
John Hanscombe
Op shopping offers a more unpredictable shopping experience compared to conventional malls. Picture Shutterstock
And while you're at it, put away the pink dye.
Tahlia Sinclair
Numbers, sleeves, stripes, or even full kits - pink cannot be escaped in women's football uniforms, regardless of the code.
Beat the cold at one of these warm-weather escapes.
Aussie beach outperformed famed seascapes for 2024 gongs
Carla Mascarenhas
Stokes Bay in South Australia has been named the world's second best beach. Picture by Facebook / PeterMalinauskas
Scandi meets Parisian chic at this hotel in the French capital.
Steve McKenna
Midnight in Paris: The City of Light has a new star
Elvis fans still flock to Graceland, decades after his death.
Sue Wallace
The pop-culture mecca you should visit in Memphis at least once in your life
From designer haunts to family-friendly establishments.
Akash Arora
Seven of the best hotels to check in to in the Gold Coast
Car Expert
Maserati is celebrating its motorsport heritage with two special editions of its MC20 supercar, though only 20 of each will be built.
Max Davies • 1hr ago
Fisker is the latest electric vehicle maker to collapse, becoming its founder’s second failed venture after initially showing strong promise.
Jordan Mulach
EV maker files for bankruptcy after failing in fight against Tesla
You can now buy the Ioniq 5 at Hyundai dealerships, but it's $2500 more expensive than before.
Scott Collie
Hyundai’s popular Tucson has received a facelift, bringing extra tech and the choice of hybrid power – at a price.
Jordan Mulach
Kia has delayed the launch of its new mid-sized EV5 electric SUV as it works to resolve some "unexpected wheel and software updates".
William Stopford
2025 Kia EV5: Tesla Model Y rival's Australian launch delayed
The Senior
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Therese Murray
Proposed law changes to reduce financial elder abuse.
Eileen Wood
The Standing Council of Attorneys-General is looking into changes to financial Enduring Powers of Attorney. Picture Shutterstock
Persistence has paid off for veterans golfer Rita Gounder.
Rowan Cowley
Rita Gounder is Western Sydney Region Veteran Golf Association's ladies player of the year. Picture supplied

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The Land
Hundreds of kilometres of roads and bridges across regional NSW have been left in a "state of disgrace" damaged by various flood events in recent years.
Samantha Townsend • 42m ago
New project will work with pilot study findings.
Jeremy Eager
RAI regional impact and education director Anna Stephenson, TBB Australian and New Zealand director of strategy Jemma Bailey and UNSW chief investigator Dr Claire Higgins launching regional Australia's skills shortages and high-skill refugees' employment linkage research project at WWCC forecourt. Picture by Les Smith
Weeks after his last run in a picker, Frank Hadley died aged 97.
Elka Devney
Australian cotton industry pioneer Frank Hadley has died aged 97. Picture supplied by John Burgess Photography
Australia's seafood, lamb, beef, chicken and veggie pies judged.
Anna Houlahan
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New financial year to bring some relief to weary Aussies.
Carla Mascarenhas
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A person holds eight fifty dollar notes. Picture by Marg Crawford
Sara Forte's got all the answers to feed your family and friends.
Karen Hardy
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Roasted butternut orzo bake. Picture by Hugh Forte

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