Servicing the Wee Waa Community Since 1998 - 19 Years of Service

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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.
Let's Make History @ Imperial Hotel

Let's Make History @ Imperial Hotel

Friday 19th January, 2018

Come join us in this tribute to our community when the doors close on the accommodation after 106 years due to fire regulations.

We would like to capture this moment with as many people from Wee Waa and surrounding towns to recreate the old image of the pub. 
Photo will be taken around 7 pm
Please make your way down for this historical event.
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Wee Waa Swimming Carnival

Friday 9th March, 2018

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Australian Cotton Conference - Gold Coast

Australian Cotton Conference - Gold Coast

7-9 August 2018 19th Cotton Conference

Author: Kate Schwager/Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Categories: Events, Agriculture, Cotton

Event date: 8/6/2018 - 8/9/2018 Export event

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