Not even a freak hail storm could stop the region’s best and brightest businesses across a diverse range of industries and categories from celebrating into the night at the YMCA 2016 Far West NSW Excellence in Business Awards. Thanks to a band of local businesses and efforts of venue. The Whitehouse Convention Centre and the RDA Far West team, power was restored and the beer and wine chilled in time for the event. Jason King Media caught up with the finalists and winners to hear what inspires them about doing business in the outback. To find out more about the awards including a full list of winners finalists and sponsors, […]

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Broken Hill and Far West NSW has some great businesses and most of all some amazing people! The future is looking bright if this clip is anything to go on. We can all be ‘Broken Hill Proud’ (visit www.brokenhillproud.com.au). Thanks to RDA Far West and Foundation Broken Hill, Jason King Media caught up with the finalists from the 2015 Far West Business Awards and this features some of the highlights. Check out http://www.farwestnswbusinessawards.com/ for more info on the awards. To see more Broken Hill Videos including the winners videos check out http://mybrokenhill.tv/category/news/2015-business-awards Video by Jason King Media (www.jasonking.media) Major Sponsor Foundation Broken Hill (www.foundationbh.org.au)

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On 21st August the community of Broken Hill and visitors to town flocked to the Broken Hill Racecourse for the Outback Astronomy site of the Australian World Record Attempt. Over 50 sites across the country came together to attempt the world record for most people stargazing across multiple sites in a country. Early reports are that the existing record was smashed on the night. In Broken Hill over 220 people officially ‘gazed’ while many more assisted with the event. Broken Hill Mayor Wincen Cuy praised the success of the event. “What a perfect night it turned out to be… When you come out here, you’re in a different part of […]

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Find out how kids in the Outback go to school when they live up to 5 hour’s drive from the nearest ‘classroom’. When you visit Broken Hill you can sit in on a lesson of the famous ‘School of The Air’ and see for yourself why principle, Scott Sanford believes it’s the ‘best school in Australia’. For more videos about Broken hill visit www.mybrokenhill.tv For more information about Broken Hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au Thanks to the School of The Air Broken Hill

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Discover a window into the life in an Outback mining town by taking a walk through the Broken Hill Cemetery. The cemetery houses a diverse range of important Broken hill citizens dating back to the early days. You can take a walk tour using official maps located at the front entrance, or just have a respectful wander around. For more Broken hill videos visit www.mybrokenhill.tv For more information about Broken hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au Special thanks to the Broken Hill Family History Group.

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IN 1913 The amalgamated Miners’ Association of Broken Hill erected a memorial to the brave bandsmen of the Titanic which tragically sank in 1912. Due to the strong union connections which existed at the time the Broken Hill the miners felt a sense of solidarity with the bandsmen who refused to leave their lost despite facing likely death by doing so. The memorial in Broken Hill’s Sturt Park is thought to be one of only two in Australia dedicated to the bandsmen of the Titanic. For more information about Broken Hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au

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Sharon Gordan shares some of her favourite pics of Broken Hill and Surrounds.

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Tim Smith host of Discover Downunder talks to the Balgownie Scout Group who are staying at the park with their families. Tim also talks to owners Dave, Aileen & Michael McIvor about what this park has to offer.  For more information visit the website: http://www.brokenhilltouristpark.com.au/

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Check out this video from Broken Hill For Real featuring some of the contemporary artists who call the Silver City home.  Features photographer Robin Sellick, sculptor Badger Bates, painter John Dynon and craft artist Ann Evers.  visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au for more information or browse this site for heaps more videos.

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