Wee Waa is Australia's Cotton Capital and the place Daft Punk selected to launch it's album Random Access Memories, 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. CLICK HERE FOR LOCATION MAP

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.
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Narrabri Shire road condition Update
27/3/2014
Narrabri Shire Council would like to advise that the local road network has been affected by recent rain as follows;

Namoi Community Hub
24/3/2014

Namoi Community Hub is a Blog for the community to discuss items that they feel need some attention. To inform the community about new industries in the community and survey the community about different issues within the local community.

There is a link on the left-hand side of the website or you can use this link

www.namoicommunityhub.com.au


Artists Impression of the Yarrie Lake and Narrabri Region for CSG
13/2/2014

Need to know where the Gas Wells are going to be right in your back yard.


Calendar Online all up to date
13/2/2014

Do you have any more dates to add.  We are transfering to a new calendar module over the next couple of months.

Visit www.calendaronline.com.au   Also Online advertising is now available on the calendar.  

 


Support for drought affected farmers
13/2/2014

The NSW Government has announced a $14.6 million package of emergency in-drought support measures for 23 Local Government Areas, including ......


Traveling to the UK
11/1/2013
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