Servicing the Wee Waa Community Since 1998 - 17 Years of Service

Wee Waa is Australia's Cotton Capital and the place Daft Punk selected to launch it's album Random Access Memories in 2013, a dynamic rural community situated in the rich agricultural heartland of the Lower Namoi Valley in North West NSW.  The town of Wee Waa has a population of 2,100, (according to the Census 2006 1,689 and 2011 Census 2,433) and services a far greater rural community as well as the villages of Merah North, Spring Plains, Burren Junction, Pilliga and Gwabegar. The majority of this area is rich fertile country well suited to the agricultural pursuits that sustain the district and provide its people with a quality way of life.

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Wee Waa is a mere 42 kilometres off the Newell Highway, west of Narrabri, and is a gateway to the far west centres of Walgett, Collarenebri, Lightning Ridge Opal Fields and beyond.

Wee Waa is serviced by: Countrylink Rail, interstate coaches, and daily air services offered through Narrabri.
The Wee Waa district has an average summer minimum temperature of 17° and a maximum of around 37°. Recorded average winter minimum and maximum temperatures are 3° and 17° respectively. The district can also expect a rainfall level of approximately 635 millimetres in one calendar year. It is 190 m above sea level.

The Aboriginal meaning of Wee Waa is "Fire for Roasting", and it was the first town on the Namoi River, having had its beginnings in 1837. The birthplace of Australia's modern cotton industry, in April the area transforms into snowy white profusion from horizon to horizon as the cotton harvest gets under way. The town has 2 motels, 4 schools, a preschool, ABC Learning Centre, 2 hotels and 2 Caravan Parks as well as fine eating-places, a swimming pool, picturesque 9-hole golf course, bowling club, tennis courts, a modern sporting complex, a hostel for the aged and a new medical centre.
Saving Wee Waa Video on Facebook reaches 260,000 views

Saving Wee Waa Video on Facebook reaches 260,000 views

If you missed it you can view it on the Wee Waa website

This September the Murray-Darling Basin Authority and the Federal Government will decide Wee Waa's future. Show Wee Waa you care please share this film. www.savingweewaa.com #morethanflow#savingweewaa
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Tourist Hotel to have a visit from The Melbourne Cup

Tourist Hotel to have a visit from The Melbourne Cup

12.30pm Wednesday 24th August, 2016

What a surprise we have installed for today.
Victorian racing is bringing The Melbourne Cup trophy on a flying visit through Country NSW and will visiting the Tourist Hotel at 12:30 today. Will have it set up in the lounge area, children are welcome.
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Foodies Underground Narrabri

Foodies Underground Narrabri

26th August, 2016

8/25/2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (160)/Comments (0)/
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The Big Guns of Country Tour

The Big Guns of Country Tour

Friday 26th August, 2016 at the Crossing Thetre

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Artie Hall Memorial Campdraft, Rodeo and Horse Sports Weekend

Artie Hall Memorial Campdraft, Rodeo and Horse Sports Weekend

Saturday August 27th and Sunday August 28th 2016

8/25/2016 - 8/28/2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (55)/Comments (0)/
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