Info session to help farmers prepare for emergency animal diseases

A series of free information sessions are being run across the Riverina to equip landholders with the information they need to effectively prepare and...

Fire danger ratings are soon changing

Fire danger ratings will change from the beginning of September.  A new Australian Fire Danger Rating System has been developed and will be used across...

‘Wait and watch’ as more rain to come

Minor flooding occurred along the Murrumbidgee River at Gundagai this week as spillway releases from Burrinjuck Dam continued. With more rainfall forecast, at time of...

Communities unite to send clear message to Macquarie Street

Gundagai community members trekked to Macquarie Street in Sydney to join a large crowd outside NSW Parliament House on Tuesday, protesting the NSW Government’s...

Town hit with major flooding

Gundagai experienced a major flood event at the weekend with the Murrumbidgee River peaking at 9.02 metres around 6pm Saturday. Moderate to heavy rainfall on...

Feral animals on the rise

Across the state, NSW Farmers members reported an increase in the number of wild dogs and pigs, while deer were expanding their territory. Of...

Perhaps ‘open forum’ not an appropriate title

Nangus Water Committee member Lyn Smart fronted the local council at last week’s meeting to question how residents and ratepayers can get their concerns...

Commissioner reflects on demerger inquiry

While Temora Shire mayor Rick Firman’s council escaped the 2016 council mergers, Cr Firman says some communities were not so fortunate. Cr Firman continues to...

Neighbouring Snowy Valleys to revisit demerger

In the wake of a Boundaries Commission recommendation last week that Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council be de-amalgamated, Snowy Valleys Council is set to consider putting...

From timber to concrete upgrade for village bridge

Brungle Creek Bridge is set to undergo an upgrade through Round 2A of the $500 million Fixing Country Bridges program.  The NSW Government this week...