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Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply

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Barnaby Joyce has called the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) recommendation to phase out coal by 2050 as “wrong and ridiculous”, while once again suggesting Australians need to look at nuclear power.

Last weekend the IPCC, the world’s foremost panel on climate change, issued a report stating global greenhouse gas emissions must reach zero by 2050 in order to stop global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius.

The McClymonts - Like We Used to Tour 2018

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 · Hosted by Wee Waa Bowling Club and The McClymonts

Australia’s favourite and most successful country group, The McClymonts are returning to the road after a year off and they’re ready to kick it up in style. Despite the break, Brooke, Sam & Mollie have been anything but quiet with their best-selling latest album ‘Endless’ debuting #1 Country & #3 ARIA all-genre album chart upon release and generating three smash hit singles - “House”, “Don’t Wish It All Away” and “Like We Used To”, after which the tour is named. On top of that, the girls took home three awards at the 2018 Golden Guitar Awards including the coveted Album of the Year and Group of the Year at the CMC Awards. 

Most importantly there have been major personal milestones including the birth of Sam’s first baby, Wilder, the upcoming birth of Mollie’s second child and Brooke released a duo album with her husband, Adam Eckersley. 
The girls & their band are fired up and ready to go and with over 20 smash hit singles from their 5 much-loved albums, you are sure to be in for an unforgettable night. They’ll be performing hits like Forever Begins Tonight, Here’s To You & I, Wrapped Up Good and Kick It Up, all sung with their stunning harmonies and backed by their incredible band.

“We’re so excited to head off around Australia to play the ‘Like We Used To’ tour together!” Mollie said. “It will be a high energy show packed with all of the favourites. It has been a while since we hit the road and can’t wait to see you all soon!”

Boggabri Business and Community Progress Association calls for Grain Valley Road to be completed

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Boggbari is missing out on tourism because Grain Valley Road isn't completely sealed, the town's progress association says.

The road is a major thoroughfare, which connects Mullaley and Boggabri, with 17.4km still unsealed after more than a decade of lobbying. The project is estimated at $8.2 million and is waiting on state funding.

The gravel section has been labelled “dangerous and vehicle-destroying”, with many avoiding the route altogether and instead going through Gunnedah.

“Boggabri is missing out on tourism because the tar’s just not there,” Boggabri Business and Community Progress Association member Donna Turner said.

“A lot of people that come down from Coonabarabran to Boggabri and have caravans won’t use the road because it’s not tarred. They go through Gunnedah instead and bypass Boggabri.”

Do you know a child with Autism?

31st August, 2018

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Do you have a child with autism? If so, please consider coming to a focus group discussion (one hour for one day) to discuss your experiences and the factors that have influenced your decisions regarding their schooling. Held in Narrabri and Dubbo in September/October 2018. $20 Smiggle gift voucher for each family that attends. Morning/afternoon tea provided. Register via the online questionnaire. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/85Z2BS3

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