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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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Local News

How to Take Control of Your Credit Score

How to Take Control of Your Credit Score

Author: Julian Parsons/Thursday, July 04, 2019/Categories: Feature Writer Julian Parsons, Boggabri, Narrabri, Wee Waa, Walgett, Business

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If you’re planning on buying a new car through finance, or you’ve finally saved up enough money to move out of your parents’ house and apply for a mortgage, then you need to start building a good credit score. 

Your credit score is essentially a bunch of statistics based on all your financial decisions and hiccups over the last 6 years. In today’s world, it is all too easy for banks to access this report. This makes it all too easy for them to reject your loan application based on a few regretful money mishaps.

According to financial experts Empowered Finance, “This is because lenders believe they might be taking a higher risk when lending to you. This means your loan application will either be flat out rejected or you will be expected to pay a much higher interest rate.”

In an age of million-dollar house medians, high-interest mortgages and an increased cost of living, it’s easy to believe you will never get on top. But it’s very possible and it can start with simply improving your credit score. So, if you want to apply for a mortgage or just for your first credit card, here are a few simple, yet effective ways to help manage and improve your credit score. 

● Check Your Credit Report and Score Regularly

The first, and most important step you should be taking is checking your credit file routinely. There are many ways you can do this that don’t involve complex statistics. Our website Credit Simple is a good place to start as it provides you with your credit report in an uncomplicated format.

This will give you a great overall picture of how the banks will see you and where you can improve on your finances. Regularly monitoring your score will also inform you of the best time to ask your bank for money. The risk of being denied will decrease as you won’t be heading into your bank blinded and unaware of your financial situation. 

Monitoring your credit report is also important as it helps you catch on to a fraudulent activity that could possibly affect your score. Make sure to check your file carefully and report any mistakes that were a result of identity theft, stolen credit cards, etc. It is important to not be blind to these crimes because it happens more often than we think. 

Legal experts Southern Coast Lawyers state that “the introduction of online purchasing has seen a rise in not only the opportunity for fraudulent activity, but a new level of scamming technique too.” 

These crimes, if left unreported, can drastically drag down your credit score. Being aware that fraudulent activities happen, and staying on top of it, will help you take control of your credit score. 

● Stay Organised and Pay Your Bills on Time

The leading factor in determining your credit score is your payment history. Skipping a few payments or paying your credit card bill late may not seem like a big deal, but in the long term, it will negatively affect your credit score.

Even if you’ve paid everything off, these little blemishes can linger on your credit report for up to six years. Banks want to see that you’re reliable and organised, that is why it’s important to pay your bills on time, every time. 

The best way to ensure your bills are paid on time is to have them all set up with direct debit. This will confirm the money comes out of your account on time, and all you need to do is make sure the money is in there.

Keep track of what is coming in and out of your account by setting weekly reminders on your phone, writing it in your work diary, putting post-its on your bathroom calendar. Write them all down. 

Your phone bill, insurance, car repayments, gym membership. Sit down at the start of each month and figure out when your bills are coming out, what day you’re getting paid and then organise your money accordingly. Setting up weekly budgets will adequately prepare you to pay your bills and stop you from overspending. 

Paying all your bills on time drastically improves your credit score and this gives lenders little reason to not see you as a good loan candidate. While learning to embrace money saving tips can help make the process even simpler.

● Limit Your Credit Applications and Enquires

This isn’t commonly known, but just applying for credit and not even following through with it can have a negative impact on your credit score. Applying for a few accounts over a short period of time due to some financial troubles could see your credit score drop. 

Even if you were able to bounce back and pay off your debt quickly, a high number of applications in a short time can make you appear desperate to lenders.  

According to the short term finance experts Maxiron Capital, “the smartest way to avoid credit applications damaging your score is to shop around for the best deals and comparing them carefully. Choose which one suits your financial situation the best and then make the application. Avoid making quick decisions and applying for every credit card you see just because you are low on cash.”

Making informed and thought-out financial situations will undoubtedly make your credit report and score more appealing to banks. 

● Don’t Cancel Your Well-managed Accounts

Credit age is another primary factor that contributes to your overall credit score. According to business coach Renee McDonald this refers to the “number of credit lines you have open and in good standing and the length of time they are open. The older the accounts, the more it helps your credit score as it shows lenders a long record of successful financial management. So, because of this it would be beneficial to avoid closing your older accounts unless absolutely necessary.” 

Keep your well-managed accounts open, use them once a year, pay them off immediately and slowly but surely improve your credit score. 

Author Bio:
Julian Parsons is an Australian writer and a business administration student living in Sydney. He is passionate about financial data and project management. Julian enjoys photography and when he’s not studying or writing, you’ll find him outdoors capturing shots of nature.

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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.

Tuesday, March 05, 2019/Author: Sam/Number of views (28090)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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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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2019

Friends Flicks 2019 - The Great Beauty

Narrabri

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2019

Fish Mongrels in town every week Thursday

FRESH SEAFOOD DIRECT FROM SYDNEY FISH MARKETS

 If you have any enquiries or wish to place an order please TEXT OR PHONE CHRIS ON 0419803196. Unfortunately NO ORDERS THROUGH FACEBOOK OR MESSENGER will be accepted.


Narrabri (Cameron Park) – Thurs 9.30am-1pm (now located on other side under the bridge)
Wee Waa (Post Office) – Thurs 2pm-5.30pm
 

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2019

Narrabri Bowling Club Pool Comp

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2019

Drum Muster - Wee Waa Transfer Station

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL!!

drumMUSTER to be held at the Wee Waa Transfer Station, Thursday 18 July, 1.30pm to 5.00pm.

Please call Council on (02) 6799 6866 to make a booking.

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Tough season forces farmer to sell breeding ewes

The incredibly challenging season and spiralling costs have forced Neales Flat farmer Andrew Heidrich to sell hundreds of breeding ewes this week.
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Indigenous representative appointed to MDBA board

Aboriginal communities to have direct input on river management decisions.
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Ohio farmer wants to chat with Aust PM

The mixed-farmer would like Scott Morrison to use his visit to convince the president to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
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