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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.  

Area
Devlopment

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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Real
Estate

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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Local News

Freight costs drive global performance for Australia’s agricultural commodities

Freight costs drive global performance for Australia’s agricultural commodities

Author: Kate Schwager/Wednesday, May 29, 2019/Categories: Rural News, Agriculture

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Freight costs continue to dampen Australia’s competitiveness on the international commodities market with a new report out today showing that logistics are the largest single cost item in the production of many agricultural products.

AgriFutures Australia commissioned Deloitte Access Economics to investigate farm transport costs from paddock to port for a sector that sees roughly two-thirds of food and fibre exported.

John Harvey, AgriFutures Australia Managing Director said that freight costs are critical to maintaining Australia’s global competitiveness and will continue to impact agriculture’s export performance into the future.

“In Australia, freight costs are highest for grains at 27.5% of gross income, and fruit and vegetables at 21%,” said Mr Harvey.

“By comparison, poultry a domestic market has the lowest relative farm freight costs, totalling 1.0% of gross income.

“Knowing how much farmers pay for transporting their produce to consumers is crucial to measure the competitiveness of Australian farmers and to find out where the transport of agricultural goods faces pinch points and bottlenecks. The report shows that Australia has comparatively higher freight costs for many of our key commodities compared to our international competitors and it’s hurting our bottom line,” said Mr Harvey.

“Strategic planning and regulatory framework are required to ensure infrastructure can be efficiently utilised by industry,” said Mr Harvey.

Tony Mahar, National Farmers’ Federation, CEO says the supply chain research provides a benchmark of Australia’s performance and its ability to compete on agricultural transport costs at a global level.

“NFF welcomes AgriFutures Australia’s work in this space as it gives us solid data about the agricultural sector and challenges faced by different industries,” said Mr Mahar.

“It is critical to look beyond the ‘now’ to consider future agricultural freight issues and to highlight possible options for potential improvement in transport infrastructure and regulation within the agricultural sector.”

The research analysed the freight costs facing Australian farms when moving commodities from farm to processor, port and/or domestic market and generated producer case studies, from five major commodity groups including beef, milk powder, canola, cherries and poultry, demonstrating the unique supply chains and costs involved in moving a range of commodities to market.

The domestic analysis, excluding poultry as competition with overseas producers, is negligible, is complemented with the research of international agricultural supply chains to benchmark Australia’s performance and it’s the ability to compete on agricultural transport costs.

The beef case study of an operation at Dalby, Queensland shows cattle are transported 240 kilometres by road to an abattoir in south-east Queensland (location unspecified).

Frozen meat is boxed and palletised at the abattoir and loaded into a refrigerated shipping container, which is delivered 170km to Port of Brisbane by road and shipped about 9000km to South Korea.

The total estimated freight cost incurred in delivering one container-full of frozen beef to Korea is $7,380 – at an average cost of approximately $343/tonne. The cost to deliver to port (excluding shipping costs) is $2,720.

More case studies can be found in The Impact of Freight Costs on Australian Farms report produced under AgriFutures Australia’s National Rural Issues Program.

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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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Narrabri Rotary Annual Book Sale starts

Get ready book lovers. Our annual book sale is about to begin. 

Opening on Monday 16th September, we will be located in the old Autopro shop on the corner of Maitland and Dewhurst Streets. 

We’ll happily take your book donations. These can be dropped off at the shop as of next Monday 16th.
Julie Herbert

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Sunday Services - Narrabri Christian Fellowship

Narrabri and Wee Waa

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Narrabri Bowling Club. Big Sunday Breakfast

Narrabri

ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKY STARTS AT THE BOWLO SUNDAY WEEK.  JUNE 2ND.  BOOK NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS

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Sunday Morning Worships at the Presbyterian Church Wee Waa

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Reopening of the Burren Junction School of Arts Hall in conjunction with the CWA Flower Show and Community Fun Day

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Rural News

Planning the fight against wheat blast

Wheat blast is a disease that strikes fear into farmers across globe - testing has found there is some resistance in Australian wheat lines.
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Better quality in new wheat line

A new wheat variety is showing exciting improvements in quality, in particular lower screenings.
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Weight-for-age rules as producers look beyond drought

Top of the trait list: Growth, fertility, ability to lay down fat
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