Saturday 26 September 2020


Barrier Truth Saturday 26 September 2020




* The Broken Hill Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Bruce Langford Visitors’ Centre has been ranked as the city’s most popular tourist attraction.

* With the South Australian border opening to NSW this week, the Far West Local Health District is urging returning locals to get tested for COVID-19 if they have any symptoms or concerns.

* Momentous developments this week that affect the Darling River and the Menindee lakes have received a cautious welcome from local campaigners.

* The possibility of job growth with a proposed waste repository could outweigh any negative reactions, according to the State MP.

* Former Broken Hill boy, Dion Draper, has won a scholarship to attend the Harvard Business School in the USA.

* November 25th, 1930 dawned as a beautiful day on the banks of the Goobang Creek near Condobolin NSW. Many townsfolk had ventured to the creek, which was cool, refreshing and inviting for a lovely picnic and boating.

* A selection of Barrier Truth staff have created a new in-house venture which is being called “Barrier Truth Design”.

* Inspired by the Brushmen of the Bush, Sydney artist Kevin McKay recently returned to his childhood hometown of Broken Hill to oversee his exhibition, “From this Broken Hill”, now showing at the Regional Art Gallery.

* A Broken Hill football star and another player with links to the city have been named in the 2020 New South Wales State of Origin Team.