The Northern Daily Leader
Thursday, 25 July 2024
Health
What's on the menu for people in Barraba and Manilla?
Rachel Clark
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Brittany Abraham Honoured Posthumously by UNE
Heath Forsyth
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We talk to melanoma researchers Richard Scolyer and Georgina Long.
John Hanscombe
Our 2024 Australians of the Year, Professor Georgina Long and Professor Richard Scolyer. Picture by Salty Dingo/National Australia Day Council
'By working together we can always achieve more.'
Jonathan Hawes
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Tamworth Regional councillor Marc Sutherland spoke to the media the morning after his motion to begin formalising ties between local government and Aboriginal Controlled Community Organisations was approved. Picture by Peter Hardin
The pandemic era tree change movement is seeing a shift.
Jen Melocco
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 Regional markets in the same states experienced more modest gains or even declines in sales numbers according to the PEXA report. Pic: Shutterstock
We haven't seen such a sharp drop in births since the '70s.
Ayden Dawkins
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Australia had the lowest number of births since 2006 in 2023 - a 4.6 per cent year-on-year decline. Picture by Shutterstock
A number of the cows died, an animal rights group said.
Anna Houlahan
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A cow on Alexandra Avenue after the crash (left) while police investigate (centre) and officers attempt to help cows trapped in the top of the truck. Picture Farm Transparency Project
Dugald Saunders made the call at the NSW Farmers conference.
Samantha Townsend
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NSW Nationals Leader Dugald Saunders has vowed to make the Department of Primary Industries its own separate business unit again if the Coalition is re-elected in 2027. Picture by Denis Howard.
Mayor says 'it's great to see something actually happening'.
Jonathan Hawes
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Treasure Island at the Capitol Theatre from August 2.
Theatre Talk
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Treasure Island on at the Capitol Theatre from August 2 to 10. Picture supplied.
But a new experience is helping to salve his separation pangs.
Mark Bode
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Harlow Park bids farewell: Upjohns sell after decades of lessons
Heath Forsyth
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Bill Upjohn and Jan Upjohn taught horse riding at Harlow Park for five decades. They have recently sold the property and are moving to Uralla. Picture Supplied.
NSW Farmers require a separate rating category to be implemented for renewable projects.
Samantha Townsend
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Former NSW Farmers president James Jackson wants renewable developers to pay local government rates. Picture by Samantha Townsend.
The man was sentenced for a charge of affray.
Emma Downey
Picture from file
How Many More?
Tamworthians are being called to stand against gender-based violence.
Rachel Clark
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The plans are currently on public display.
Rachel Clark
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There are plans for a 5MW solar farm on the outskirts of Quirindi. Picture supplied
TRRRA formally requests immediate halt to all decisions and works.
Jonathan Hawes
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Business confidence is highest here, but still negative overall.
Jonathan Hawes
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Tamworth Business Chamber president Matthew Sweeney opened the chamber's annual "State of the State" leaders' lunch with an overview of the region's soaring business confidence. Picture by Peter Hardin
The union is asking the government for a one-year 15% increase
Samantha Newsam
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Tamworth nurses and midwives rallied on Tuesday as they push for a pay increase to help ease staffing issues. Picture by Gareth Gardner
Bill moved to Gunnedah where he was a breakfast announcer.
Lydia Roberts
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The youths were allegedly armed with a machete and knives.
Emma Downey
Oxley Police District Commander Superintendent Bruce Grassick says police are now seeking four youths in relation to a recent string of aggravated break and enters and car thefts. Picture by Peter Hardin
The flood of Australian athletes have started to arrive in Paris.
Bridget Clarke
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Tasmania Police now have care of infamous inflatable device.
Helen Kempton
Some of the flowers laid after the death of six children at Hillcrest Primary School in December, 2021. Picture file.
She was found 'stunned' after five men attacked, police said.
Anna Houlahan
Police removed two children from the man's home.
Anna Houlahan
NSW Police officer. Picture Ash Smith
An Italian fighter pilot is recovering in hospital after his warplane "encountered an unknown issue" and crashed during military exercises in remote Australia.
Alex Mitchell and Samantha Lock
A fighter pilot has escaped serious injury after his aircraft crashed during a training exercise. Photo: Aaron Bunch/AAP PHOTOS
But a new experience is helping to salve his separation pangs.
Mark Bode
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Alice Arnott's whirlwind ride from Hockeyroos outcast to Olympics-bound striker was years in the making.
Murray Wenzel
Alice Arnott says she's ready to lead the Hockeyroos to a first Olympic medal since Sydney 2000. Photo: Richard Wainwright/AAP PHOTOS
He regards himself as easygoing, but occasionally intense.
Mark Bode
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"Stressful," Rhys Davis said of working as a mechanic with several family members, but added: "I love working there." Picture by Mark Bode
The Tamworth father is the embodiment of never giving up.
Mark Bode
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"I fell in love with it again," Adam Murphy says of rugby league. Picture by Mark Bode

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Kellie Richardson shares 12 Feng Shui tips for your home
Emily Rayner
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From existing to brand new! Explore apartments & developments.
Emily Rayner
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Olio Development, Officer, Victoria, from $485,000 - Homes are all electric and feature a range of sustainable inclusions as standard, including a 3kw solar PV system, double glazed windows and a minimum 7-star NatHERS energy rating.
The pandemic era tree change movement is seeing a shift.
Jen Melocco
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 Regional markets in the same states experienced more modest gains or even declines in sales numbers according to the PEXA report. Pic: Shutterstock
Business confidence is highest here, but still negative overall.
Jonathan Hawes
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Brisbane property booming? Expert reveals key to auction success.
Emily Rayner
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Peter Burgin in action. Chief Auctioneer at Place Real Estate Agents
Farrer hopes to accommodate festivalgoers for the next decade.
Rachel Clark
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The Hats Off To the Bush concert is a new feature event.
Samantha Newsam
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The popular cowboy crawl is on again as part of this weekend's Hats Off To Country festival. Picture Supplied.
The Tamworth festival has 'Hallmark Status'.
Jonathan Hawes
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Local musician Lawson Thompson says the Tamworth Country Music Festival is about more than just business; it's about letting young artists have a shot at the big time. Picture by Peter Hardin
Co-hosts for the 2025 Golden Guitars have also been revealed.
Fiona Ferguson
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For the last 50 years, Mr Harley has never had a January holiday.
Rachel Clark
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Barry Harley has helmed the Tamworth Country Music Festival for a number of years and helped to build the local country music scene, now he can add OAM to his many titles. Picture by Peter Hardin
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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Roderick 'Jake' Lindsay passed away from a heart attack on May 18, 2024. Picture file
Treasure Island at the Capitol Theatre from August 2.
Theatre Talk
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Tamworthians are being called to stand against gender-based violence.
Rachel Clark
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What Were You Wearing? volunteer Madi Cooper and Tamworth rally organiser Tara Grant stand the domestic violence victims remembrance rock at Bicentennial Park. Picture by Peter Hardin
Things to do: Tamworth and beyond.
Paint & Sip and raise funds for Nemingha Public School. Picture supplied
Got an event coming up? Let us know about it and we'll include it in our Community Notices.
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Big Golden Guitar, Tamworth
Tamworth's miniature trains provide as popular as ever.
Emma Downey
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Piper and Kenzie Floyd, with Madison and Carter Shiels. Picture by Peter Hardin

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Council repaired the main quickly and says the water is safe.
Jonathan Hawes
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Minister says project still a top priority despite setbacks.
Jonathan Hawes
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NSW Minister for Water Rose Jackson says Tamworth has the state government's support to continue pursuing a first-of-its kind water recycling facility. Picture by Peter Hardin
Fiery speeches open Murray Darling Association's 80th conference.
Jonathan Hawes
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Member for New England Barnaby Joyce was one of the opening speakers at the Murray Darling Association's 80th National Conference. Picture by Peter Hardin
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Wednesday, 24 July 2024

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Stina Kerans believes in the power of a village to help solve many of the social issues affecting people today.
Save on tech, beauty, fashion, home and toys in the longest ever Prime Day sale.
The best deals of Amazon Prime Day 2024
Discover what makes the new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold6 and Z Flip6 must-have devices.
Miranda Aitken
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Presenting the Galaxy Z Flip6. Photo supplied by Samsung.
What you can do if you don't think you have enough to retire.
Make sure you can live the retirement you want by planning ahead. NGS Super offers eight expert tips to get you on your way. Picture Shutterstock
Have you always wanted to see the glorious cherry blossoms in Japan? Or take a walk on the Great Wall of China. Maybe gaze upon India's breathtaking Taj Mahal, luminous at sunrise?
Mount Fuji during the cherry blossom season in Japan. Picture supplied.

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What's on the menu for people in Barraba and Manilla?
Rachel Clark
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So you're holding an event? Share it with the community
Brittany Abraham Honoured Posthumously by UNE
Heath Forsyth
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Brittany Abraham, an Indigenous Knowledges Lecturer at the University of New England, was tragically killed in a car crash near Tamworth in March. She has been awarded a posthumous honorary Doctor of Science by the UNE. Picture supplied.
'By working together we can always achieve more.'
Jonathan Hawes
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Tamworth Regional councillor Marc Sutherland spoke to the media the morning after his motion to begin formalising ties between local government and Aboriginal Controlled Community Organisations was approved. Picture by Peter Hardin
Mayor says 'it's great to see something actually happening'.
Jonathan Hawes
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Demolition works have begun on the old Velodrome site on Peel Street. Picture by Peter Hardin
What's on the menu for people in Barraba and Manilla?
Rachel Clark
No comments
Brittany Abraham Honoured Posthumously by UNE
Heath Forsyth
No comments
Brittany Abraham, an Indigenous Knowledges Lecturer at the University of New England, was tragically killed in a car crash near Tamworth in March. She has been awarded a posthumous honorary Doctor of Science by the UNE. Picture supplied.
Tasmania Police now have care of infamous inflatable device.
Helen Kempton
Some of the flowers laid after the death of six children at Hillcrest Primary School in December, 2021. Picture file.
The flood of Australian athletes have started to arrive in Paris.
Bridget Clarke
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Daria Saville and Ellen Perez test out the Paris beds.
Important local issues swamped by the ongoing American craziness.
John Hanscombe
Social media creates quite the problem for economists.
Peter Martin
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Researchers surveyed more than 1000 US university students. Picture Shutterstock
Navigating politics gets harder as 'left' and 'right' lose relevance.
John Hanscombe
Leader of the Opposition Peter Dutton, left, and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
"Health issues" and "hobbies and interests" come next.
Dine where the Rat Pack used to.
Ben Groundwater
The right side of history: Raising the 'steaks' in Vegas
From wellness and food to art, there's a cruise made for you.
Three amazing cruises that allow you to choose your own adventure
Check in to this new gem on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
Beachside bliss in Europe: The stunning new hotel everyone's talking about
Car Expert
The entry into the Q8 e-tron range is now $15,000 cheaper, and while it's comfy and luxurious, efficiency and range are still off the pace.
James Wong • 2hrs ago
Toyota’s Corolla could soon go through a generational change by offering plug-in hybrid power, reportedly bringing 2100km of driving range.
Jordan Mulach
Toyota Corolla could pick up PHEV capable of Melbourne to Sydney and back on a single tank of fuel
Chinese smartphone maker is heading to the Nürburgring later this year with ambitions to dethrone EV monsters from Porsche and Tesla.
Max Davies
Chinese smartphone maker wants to dominate Tesla and Porsche
Genesis Australia is rolling out wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, tied to an update that brings safety updates as well.
Scott Collie
Genesis adds tech, fixes key safety feature with Australian software update
SPONSORED: The Chery Tiggo 8 Pro Max offers an array of features, backed by a rock solid drive and plenty of punch.
Anthony Crawford
Chery Tiggo 8 Pro Max: A road trip in this luxurious seven-seat SUV
The Senior
Disability is on the rise and young people are stepping up to help.
Rowan Cowley
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GP Dr Adrian Sheen advises ways to protect our skin as we age.
Eileen Wood
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Our skin becomes wrinkled and prone to cancers and injuries as we age. Picture Shutterstock
Audrey Eastgate says you're never too old to boot scoot.
Rowan Cowley
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Audrey Eastgate has taken up line dancing at the age of 88. Picture supplied

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The Land
Bulls went to Queensland and the local area.
Rebecca Nadge
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Dr Marion Healy PSM was announced at the NSW Farmers conference as the independent biosecurity commissioner after serving in an interim capacity.
Denis Howard
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NSW Premier Chris Minns was back before NSW Farmers to announce the appointment of the independent biosecurity commissioner. Picture by Denis Howard.
Farmers call for more accuracy in native vegetation mapping.
Denis Howard
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NSW Farmers executive councillor Craig Huf put two motions to the annual conference concerning land mapping. Picture by Denis Howard
We haven't seen such a sharp drop in births since the '70s.
Ayden Dawkins
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Here's a set of recipes you didn't know existed.
Amy Martin
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Snoop Dogg has got out of the kitchen and into Olympics mode as a US correspondent. Here are some of the rapper's recipes to sustain you through long hours of Olympics coverage. Pictures by Getty Images, Antonis Achilleos
Ali & Gaby's quick tips for big wins in understanding your money.
Ali and Gaby Rosenberg
The five stages of financial wellbeing - what stage are you at?

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