Regional News

(Please see our Events Calendar for details regarding upcoming events.) 

Our Future Recovery & Regeneration

Wed 22nd May 2019

Landholders who are keen to learn more about how to build resilience into our soils, farms and landscapes are encouraged to attend a two day workshop to be held at The Living Classroom, Bingara on 22nd and 23rd May, 2019.

Dr Christine Jones and Geoff Bassett will be speaking about improvi... more details

Drought feeding options - Ashford

Thu 02nd May 2019

Join Northern Tablelands Local Land Services to discuss livestock health and meeting their nutritional requirements through the drought.

BBQ style breakfast provided at Sprout Rural, Albury Street, Ashford at 9am - 11am on Thursday 16th May 2019.

This event is FREE

Please ... more details

After the Fire: The Road to Recovery - Drake

Thu 02nd May 2019

Northern Tablelands Local Land Services is hosting a session to share tips on getting your farm back on track and better than ever.

Join a range of speakers at the Lunatic Hotel, Drake on Tuesday 21st May from 11am - 2pm. 

This event is FREE and lunch will be provided.

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After the Fire: The Road to Recovery - Tenterfield

Thu 02nd May 2019

This time in Tenterfield - join Northern Tablelands Local Land Services who are hosting an information session to share tips on how to get your farm back on track and better than ever.

This event will be held at the Tenterfield Golf Club, Tenterfield on Wednesday 15th May from 6pm - 8:30p... more details

How Can We Keep Koalas Safe?

Tue 30th Apr 2019

Southern New England Landcare would like to invite members and friends to the May Member Muster to be held from 5-8pm on 15th May at the Walcha Bowling Club Dining Room.

Koala experts John Lemon and David Carr will be talking about best practice for koala habitat management, key threats a... more details

Getting Through The Dry

Tue 23rd Apr 2019

Join GLENRAC at the Glen Innes & District Services Club on Wednesday 22nd May for a FREE community dinner from 7 - 8:30pm.

Discover strategies to maintain your own wellbeing and learn how to handle drought related stress with guest speaker Mattthew Milne from the Rural Adversity Menta... more details

Succession Planning

Tue 23rd Apr 2019

A FREE Succession Planning workshop will be held at the Glen Innes & Districts Services Club on Wednesday 15th May from 9am - 3:30pm hosted by GLENRAC.

Join Lyn Sykes and Kathy Sims for an informative day by contacting the Glenrac office by 10th May.

Phone 02 6732 3443

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Men's Night Out

Tue 23rd Apr 2019

Join legendary Dick Johnson at teh Glen Innes RSL on Friday 17th May at 6:30pm for 7pm start along with guest speaker Rob Anderson.  Dinner will be provided and health checks are available on the night.

Please RSVP by 14th May to either:

GLENRAC  02 6732 3443  ... more details

Community Support Skills

Tue 23rd Apr 2019

FREE Morning Event!

Join with GLENRAC and RAMHP at 9am - 11am at the Glen Innes Saleyards Canteen for a Rural Adversity Mental Health Program workshop.

RSVP for catering purposes to GLENRAC by 29th April on

Phone:  02 6732 3443

Text:  0427 325 901

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Workplace Support Skills

Tue 23rd Apr 2019

Join GLENRAC and RAMHP for a FREE evening event on Tuesday 30th April from 6pm - 9pm at the New England Club for a 3hr course for workplaces and organisations to learn more about mental health and illness.

Please RSVP to GLENRAC for catering purposes by 26th April:

Phone: ... more details

Indian Myna Control Workshop

Tue 23rd Apr 2019

Join GLENRAC at the Glen Innes Saleyards Canteen from 9am - 11am on Saturday 18th May to obtain tips on how to identify and control the invasive Indian Myna bird.

 

Please RSVP to GLENRAC by either

Phone:  02 6732 3443

Email: more details

Ferals in Focus

Tue 23rd Apr 2019

GLENRAC are hosting a Ferals in Focus event at the Dundee Hall, Dundee on Saturday 11th May from 9am to 4pm.

This event is FREE and morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP to GLENRAC by the 9th May on either

Phone: 02 6732 3443

Email: kylie@... more details

After the Fire: The Road to Recovery - Tingha

Thu 18th Apr 2019

If you live in the Tingha area and were affected by the February bushfire, please join Northern Tablelands Local Land Services for a free session to help you on your road to recovery.

This event will be held at the Tingha Sports & Rec Club from 5:30pm - 8:30pm

DINNER WILL BE P... more details

Soil & Pasture Research Session

Thu 18th Apr 2019

Northern Tablelands is hosting an information session with NSW DPI soils and pastures researchers.  Remain up to date with the latest research and how it can assist with soil and pasture management on your farm.

This event is being held at The Armidale Bowling Club, 92-96 Dumaresq St... more details

Innovative Ag Tools for 'Next Practice'

Thu 18th Apr 2019

Ever wanted to know what Apps are relevant and might suit you?  Come and join Northern Tablelands Local Land Services to look at some key agricultural apps and online programs that will be relevant to your business.

Guyra Golf Club              &nbs... more details

Ladies in Livestock

Thu 18th Apr 2019

The May round of Ladies in Livestock events have been announced!

 

Tenterfield               Tuesday 7th May, 2019

Armidale                  Wednesday 8th May, 2019

Bukkulla (... more details

Chilean Needle Grass

Thu 18th Apr 2019

Join NT LLS Agronomist Jeff Lowein and Inverell Shire Council Weds Officer Geoff Riley to learn more about Chilean Needle Grass:

* past and present trial work

*different approaches to CNG - control options, utilisation, maximising

* identification + more

Afternoon ... more details

Indian Myna Control Workshop

Thu 18th Apr 2019

14th May 2019 at The Inverell Community Gardens  10am - 12noon

Please join Kevin and Laura Noble from Clarence Valley Landcare to learn about

* how to identify and control Indian Mynas

* understand successful trapping techniques

* how to keep a caller bird hap... more details

Farm & Succession Planning

Thu 18th Apr 2019

Farming Families Succession Planning

Inverell  Thursday 16th May 2019 9am - 3:30pm at The Inverell Club

 

Gwymac are pleased to present Lyn Sykes who is well known across Australia fro the dept of her experience in farm family facilitation as well as Kathy Sims, ... more details

Problem with Weeds?

Thu 18th Apr 2019

Gwymac would like to invite you to an informal chat with Inverell Shire Council's Geoff Riley (Weeds Officer) at 3 Mile Crossing (on the Severn River) north of Ashford.

This event will be held on Friday 17th May  at 3pm

A free BBQ will be held afterwards

Please RSVP t... more details

Feral Cats and Myna Birds

Thu 18th Apr 2019

Gwymac are looking to hold an information day at Five Corners, Nullamanna on Saturday 25th May 2019 from 10am to 12noon

Trapping specialists Stuart Boyd-Law and Shirley Handy will present on

* how to identify, trap and control Indian Myna birds on your property

* learn how... more details

Time for the 2019 NENW Landcare Adventure!!!

Mon 15th Apr 2019

In 2019 the New England North West Landcare Adventure will be held at the Crossing Theatre, Narrabri on 12th and 13th June.

Please join Northern Slopes Landcare Association in celebrating 21st Century Farming.  The speakers include Guy Webb (Soil C Quest), Grant Sims (Vic No Till), D... more details

Nomination Categories for New England Regional Landcare Awards

Mon 15th Apr 2019

Nominations are NOW open!

Please refer to the Award Categories that are available to nominate persons/organisations for the Regional Landcare Awards that will be presented at The LANDCARE ADVENTURE in Narrabri on 12th June.

Nominations CLOSE 10th May

Please contact your lo... more details

North West Regional Landcare Award Nominations

Mon 15th Apr 2019

Nominations are now open for the North West Regional Landcare Awards with a CLOSING date of 10th May.

The Awards will be presented at THE LANDCARE ADVENTURE in Narrabri on 12th June.

Please refer to the flyer for nomination categories and contact your local Landcare Network regard... more details

FIELD DAY 2- Turning the Tide on Regent Honeyeaters

Wed 03rd Apr 2019

Field Day 2 will be held at Shirley Handy's Conservation Area called 5 Corners situated at 394 Halls Lane, Nullamanna on Wednesday 3rd April from 10am - 1pm.

This field day is part of a 5 year Regent Honeyeater project looking to raise awareness of the critically endangered status of the ... more details

FIELD DAY 1 - Turning the Tide on Regent Honeyeaters

Tue 02nd Apr 2019

Join Northern Tablelands Local Land Services and Landcare to learn about the critically endangered Regent Honeyeater and how you can help them survive.


Field Day 1 will be held at Gwydir Park Road Travelling Stock Reserve situated near Yarrowyck.  This event is free and morning... more details

Rural Minds - Train the Presenter

Mon 11th Mar 2019

Rural Minds, Lions and Rural & Remote Mental Health are combining to host a full day of 'Training the Presenter' which links in with the half day workshop on the same day of 11th March 2019 at the Texas Sport Complex, Middleton Street, Texas  Qld.  

The training worksho... more details

Rural Minds - Lets Chat about Mental Health in Texas

Mon 11th Mar 2019

Rural Minds, Lions anad Rural & Remote Mental Health are hosting a half day at the Texas Sport Complex, Middleton Street, Texas Qld on 11th March 2019 from 9am - 12noon.

This workshop is a relaxed way to learn about mental wellbeing and resilience for you, your family, friends and com... more details

Birthday with the Birds - Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve

Sat 02nd Feb 2019

Would you like to walk amongst a wetland on World Wetland Day on 2nd February 2019?  Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve (LLNR) turns 40th and is celebrating on World Wetland Day!

LLNR is protected under Ramsar and is one of the last remainig high altitude freshwater lagoons along the ... more details

Certificate in Regenerative Ag Systems

Mon 14th Jan 2019

Join independant Agroecologist Nicole Masters for a 3 day intensive workshop in Inverell from 25th - 27th March, 2019.  The course will cover:

  • gaining a deeper understanding of the role of soil microbes and the essential need to improve soil health for quadruple bottom lines,<... more details

Charles Massy & Colin Seis - February 2019!

Mon 14th Jan 2019

What a combination!

13 February 2019 - Charles Massey & Colin Seis in Bingara

Join Northern Slopes Landcare Association as they host Charles Massy & Colin Seis in Bingara on 13th February at The Living Classroom and North Star on 14th February at the North Star Sporting ... more details

NSW Rural Women's Gathering coming to Walcha in November 2019!

Mon 14th Jan 2019

Announced December 2018!

Date Claimer for the NSW Rural Women's Network Gathering in Walcha November 2019!!

The NSW Rural Women's Network has been awarded $30,000 in funding in order to host the NSW Rural Women's Gathering in Walcha over the weekend of 1-3 November, 2019.

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2019 Community College Drought Assistance Courses

Mon 14th Jan 2019

Community College Northern Inland are pleased to announce the 2019 Drought Assistance Courses that will be available early in the new year.  First Aid courses, Construction Courses including -  Confined Spaces, Working at Heights, White Card & Forklift operating will also be availab... more details