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Visit Narrabri NSW - it is set in the heart of the rich Namoi Valley, in North West NSW, Australia. Narrabri NSW is home to 7,300 residents who enjoy good shopping, good sporting facilities and a very good way of life. Narrabri is situated 100 kms from Moree in the north and 110kms from Coonabarabran in the south on the Newell Highway. Gunnedah is 95kms to the east and Wee Waa is 45kms west on the Kamilaroi Highway. It is the home of the Narrabri Shire Council, The Crossing Theatre, and the untamed beauty of Mt Kaputar National Park, Pilliga National Park and the Australia Telescope. Narrabri services the surrounding towns of Boggabri, Bellata, Wee Waa, Pilliga and Gwabegar.

Narrabri has daily Country Link Rail, air services and interstate coaches. The 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.

Narrabri tourism includes an amazing amount of interesting places to visit, a wide selection of eating experiences. Some menus include fine local produce such as olives, wine and superlative pasta which is made from the high quality durum wheat grown in the Bellata area. Accommodation is plentiful and of excellent standard. It includes motels, caravan parks, B & Bs and farm stays, either self catering or fully pampered!

Photos in this website are supplied by Margo Palmer, John Burgess, Rohan Boehm and the Narrabri Information Centre

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ABOUT NARRABRI NSW

Narrabri NSW is the headquarters for two major agricultural research stations, the Australian Cotton Research Institute and the IA Watson Grains Research Centre. Narrabri's growth and development is strongly tied to the success of its agricultural and commercial industries, and is moving ahead towards a prosperous future with the current population being approximately 7,500.  

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On a regional scale Narrabri NSW is encompassed by Regional Development Australia - Northern Inland NSW. This entity undertakes the promotion of the region

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Agriculture

The Narrabri NSW District is a major producer of a variety of agricultural commodities including cotton, wheat, beef cattle and sheep and pulse crops.

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Narrabri NSW always has houses for sale and houses for rent on a wide range and commercial blocks and shops also come up for sale.   The variety is amazing.

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The Business directory encompasses the towns of the Narrabri Shire, if you own a business the cost to have a landing page and or a listing is very minimal.

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Moving Made Easy: Packing Tips For Your Next Moving Day

Moving Made Easy: Packing Tips For Your Next Moving Day

Ways To Reduce The Stress of Packing It All Up 

Author: Julian Parsons/Friday, October 18, 2019/Categories: Feature Writer Julian Parsons, Boggabri, Narrabri, Wee Waa, Walgett, Business

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Are you avoiding packing for your next move?

Stop procrastinating.

One of the most stressful things about moving to a new home is not house hunting or getting the money together, it is actually moving.

The thought of moving makes most people feel like there is a weight crushing on them.

Moving has even being ranked more stressful than divorce!

Imagine that!

Well, here are 8 ways that you can help ease the stress:

Tip #1 - Move During Autumn

Moving during Autumn is much better compared to the summer.

This is because most people know that moving when it is too cold is a nightmare, so they will be moving during summer.

That means more demand for moving and packing companies, houses and other services associated with moving.

Autumn means there is less demand, which means that you can get cheaper packing and moving services.

Tip #2 - Handle The Administrative Tasks Before Packing Day

Do not wait until the day you are packing to deal with administrative tasks such as cancelling:

  • Gas
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Lease cheques (if this applies) 

You should also make sure that you have the utilities that you will need at your new place set up before you get in.

If everything is organised before the day that you plan to move you will have a much easier time transitioning.

Moving can be busy, and it can be easy to run out of time if you don’t prepare. Wellness experts at Shen Ko Vitality say that “nobody likes admin, so it can slip our mind if you don’t prioritise a time to do it. Having everything organised will give you a greater sense of calm and ease so that you can put your attention elsewhere and avoid unnecessary stress.

Tip #3 - Wrap Up Your Jewellery And Liquids

There is nothing worse than finding out that your liquids poured during the move.

They will probably spill into other things and cause damage.

For liquids, place the cling wrap between the bottle and the lid. This will prevent them from spilling when shaken during transit.

Jewellery is also at risk of getting tangled and destroyed when it is not stored properly.

A cheap and easy way to prevent damage would be by use of cling wrap. You can get enough to put your jewellery in and wrap it individually.

Keeping jewellery with soft items can help too. Online boutique, Tierra Alma, have tried many things to keep their jewellery safe when shipping it around the country and recommend to “always pack delicate items such as jewellery packed with soft items where you can. When our jewellery is shipped with clothing items, they are less likely to break in transit. Consider layering delicate items amongst your clothing when packing to reduce risk of damage.”

Tip #4 - Move On A Convenient Day

You can choose the days that you will be busy to move.

However, studies have shown that most people prefer to move on a Friday Or Saturday.

But the best option would be a Sunday.

There are fewer people moving which means that you can find a good moving company with sufficient time.

Ensure that you check if the moving company is available on Sundays since most companies do not require workers to go to work then.

Tip #5 - Find Out The Charges For Parking Fees

Keep in mind that the movers will need to be near your house in order to be able to move the things easily.

That means that you should have a space close to the entrance so that there is no long distance to carry the items.

If there is a chance that you can park your car at the front then move it when the movers arrive, then take it.

Keep in mind that some moving companies will charge a fee for items that have to be carried past a certain amount of metres.

You will also need to make the movers aware if they have to disassemble furniture during the move. This way, if there are any parking charges to be incurred, you are aware of them beforehand.

You should also find out the parking regulations for your area and the new place you will be moving to. If the movers are aware of the rules then there will be no delays caused by parking issues.

Tip #6 - Label Your Items According To Degree Of Use

During labelling, it is essential that you place the labels clearly.

This way, you will not have to struggle to get something when you arrive.

Sydney marketer George Bounatsos says it’s important to remember that you may not be able to unpack on the same day you arrive, he explains, “which means that you will have to know the boxes that certain items are in. This is why it is important to place the items that you use frequently in the same boxes. You will not have to get frustrated looking for things the first few days after your move.”

Tip #7 - Improvise Wrapping Material

You can find alternatives to using bubble wrap when moving.

You can wrap glasses in several layers of newspapers and you can also use your linen clothing to cover fragile items.

This way, you do not have to go out looking for bubble wrap. Additionally, you can use any large drums that you may have to store items like refrigerator trays. They will not have to fall out of an open fridge during transit.

If you have unused styrofoam, use it to prevent plates from breaking by placing it between the plates then placing them in the moving boxes.

It is also more environmentally friendly to use alternative wrapping options. Skip bin providers, Bargain Bins find that they “meet a lot of people moving home, and we can definitely notice a difference in the amount of waste between people who used things they already have around the house and those who bought single-use options such as bubble wrap. Be creative in the way you pack and you will benefit your pockets and the environment.

Tip #8 - Keep Pets And Children Safe And Out The Way

Do not forget to call a babysitter if you are moving and have small children.

You will have a much better time when you know they are safe and you do not have to stop the moving process to check on them.

If you have pets, ensure that they are placed in holding pens so that they do not run away during the move or distract the movers.

The presence of new people or the noise from clanging items could scare pets, especially cats.

This is why you should make sure they are at the new location prior to the move or safe with a neighbour.

So what are you going to do to make your next move a breeze?

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Real Estate

23 Vera Leap Road, Wee Waa

23 Vera Leap Road, Wee Waa

For Sale House Wee Waa

FOR SALE    5       2      4      Price $420,000.00  Negotiable and all reasonable offers will be considered.

This weatherboard and Hardiplank home is situated on the outskirts of town inside the levee bank. Zoned General Industrial on 2.3 acres.

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39 Cormie Avenue, Wee Waa, NSW, 2388

39 Cormie Avenue, Wee Waa, NSW, 2388

Home For Sale Wee Waa New South Wales

$380,000
39 Cormie Avenue, Wee Waa, New South Wales

4 bedroom home for Sale!! 
Fully ducted split system, double garage with loft.
Large entertainment room, 2 bathrooms, main bedroom with ensuite, 3 bedrooms have built ins. 
Pool, Solar panels.

For more information contact 
Luke Humphries 0428957049 or Erin Humphries 0408715321

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85 - 87 Rose Street, Wee Waa, NSW, 2388

85 - 87 Rose Street, Wee Waa, NSW, 2388

Commercial Investment Opportunity

Long Term Lease in Main Street

• Lot 162 DP 1035634 Shop - one commercial shop 
• Zoned B2 Local Centre 

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Unit 4/ 71 Rose Street, Wee Waa NSW 2388 Office Space For Sale

Unit 4/ 71 Rose Street, Wee Waa NSW 2388 Office Space For Sale

Commercial Investment Office Space available in Wee Waa for Sale

1,019 ㎡ leased/Rented just off Main Street. Front Shop 2 sold

Genuine inquiries Call Sue Smith 0428 436 720

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Learn to Swim Wee Waa

WEE WAA LEARN TO SWIM

The next Learn to Swim block is set to commence at the Wee Waa Memorial Swimming Pool on the following dates:

Saturday 9th November- Saturday 14th December

A copy of the Learn to Swim Booking Form can be found on Council’s website below or by calling the Wee Waa Pool on 6795 4384 or Narrabri Aquatic Centre on 6799 6782.
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Movies this week at the Crossing Theatre

New Session Times!

The new movie for this week is Fisherman's Friends! You can watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTFFBynGtUc

Get your tickets online at www.crossingtheatre.com.au

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A sustained run of lower commodity prices has subdued farm input demand and challenged crop protection sector achievements
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