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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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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Broken Hill was the first town in Australia to be listed on the National Heritage Register.  Find out what the future holds according to some of the town’s entrepreneurs. For more information on Broken Hill click here      

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If you’ve ever wanted to go underground without going underground then White’s museum is the place. your knowledgeable host, Kevin ‘Bushy’ White, spent many years working underground before turning his back yard into a mining museum to tell the story of the great mines of Broken Hill. Also featuring a gallery of Betty White’s doll collection for those not interested in mining, Bushy’s mineral artworks made from the minerals found under Broken Hill add to the audio-visual displays, memorabilia, and collectables. This is one must see Broken Hill destination. for more information including about White’s and Broken Hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au  

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Nestled on the edge of the desert, just a short drive from the centre of town, you’ll discover the secrets to the universe and enjoy one of the best night sky views on the planet with your guided sky tour from Outback Astronomy.

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