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NAIDOC Week: March and celebrations in Victoria Park simply the best: GALLERY

13th Jul 2018
THIS year’s NAIDOC March from the Town Hall, along Otho Street, into Byron Street and along Vivian Street to Victoria Park started slightly ahead of schedule, but that was probably understandable given the number of people who decided to participate in this year’s event. Lyn Lackey was chair of the NAIDOC Committee and described it as being one of the best year’s Inverell had ha...

$881,606 plan to liven up Lake Inverell

12th Jul 2018
INVERELL Shire Council has submitted six projects for possible funding from Stronger Country Communities Grants through the NSW Government’s $1.3 Regional Growth Fund. The grants were specifical...

NAIDOC Week: Family fun at the Linking Together Centre

11th Jul 2018
INVERELL’S NAIDOC Family Fund Day at the Linking Together Centre kicked off between 10am and 10.30am this morning, a laid-back affair as most fun days should be, but then it was also an opportun...

Community Diary

15th Jul 2018
INVERELL ART GALLERY Entry forms for the 2018 Inverell Art Prize are now available at the Inverell Art Gallery, 5 Evans Street, Inverell, the Inverell Public Library and online here. The total prize ...

Sensible mix will drive down electricity costs, but ...: OPINION

15th Jul 2018
Renewables move generation in NSW out of coal mines I really appreciated Adam Marshall's letter of July 13 regarding the future of electricity generation. He is at the other end of the intellectual ...

Youth first-aid course graduates receive qualifications

11th Jul 2018
AS many students eased into a two-week holiday break, a dozen of Inverell’s youth took up the challenge to become fully qualified in First Aid as part of a free initiative hosted by Inverell Shi...

Latest Sport

Saints down the Kangaroos in the Women's AFL: GALLERY

15th Jul 2018
TWO games of AFL were played at Varley Oval this afternoon when the Tamworth Kangaroos made the trip up to meet the Saints on their home ground on Saturday afternoon. The first was the women’s match and the other was the men’s 1st Grade, and in each the Inverell Saints came away with a home win. The women’s game was a slow scoring game that the saints eventually won 3-3-21 to 2-...

Saints give Kangaroos a thumping: GALLERY

15th Jul 2018
INVERELL Saints brought the Tamworth Kangaroos down to earth on Saturday afternoon when the dished them out a 20-22-142 to 8-5-53 thrashing at Varley Oval in a game that never really threatened to go ...

Racing Club grants on offer to build communities

15th Jul 2018
LOCAL country thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing clubs were given the opportunity to add new events to their calendar or diversify their entertainment offerings at the end of last week, when g...

Hawks take down the Boars on Old Boy's Day: GALLERY

8th Jul 2018
IT was always going to be a big game for the Inverell Hawks against the Moree Boars at Varley Oval on Saturday and the bigger crowd on the day reflected the fact. It was also Old Boy’s Day as w...

Hawks Under-18's snatch a win right on the siren: GALLERY

9th Jul 2018
INVERELL Hawks Under-18’s needed a win on Saturday to keep them slipping further down the ladder, and they got it by the narrowest of margins (13-12), both on the scoreboard and on the clock. Th...

Bowlers off to Wagga and Bowls for Bales Fundraiser to help farmers

11th Jul 2018
ZONE Selection Trials and the Terry Watkins Shield were contested on Saturday at Inverell Easts Bowling Club, which saw Barwon win the shield and Gwydir finish second in the competition. Four players...