Saturday 5 September 2020

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Barrier Truth Saturday 5 September 2020

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IN THIS EDITION:

* Fundraising powerhouse Abbie Kelly (pictured) hasn’t been deterred by the pandemic, even though it has put her plans for a Crazy Sock Day on hold.

* The disappearance of one fifth of the water that should have been returned to the Murray-Darling system was more evidence that the Menindee Lakes Water Saving Project was a fraud, says the Darling River Action Group.

* The community of Mildura and surrounds continue to face frustration despite border restrictions being eased.

* Local businesses in the Far West region will have the opportunity to voice their concerns and needs directly to the state and federal governments by participating in a survey being conducted by Regional Development Australia Far West (RDAFW).

* COVID-19 testing and screening numbers have been on a slow rise across the Far West region.

* The Tydvil Hotel has ticked all boxes to build their new distillery after receiving the green light from the Australian Taxation Office.

* Local historian Christine Adams has written another book, ‘A Monumental History: Broken Hill Cemetery & Its Stories’ and it was unveiled at a book launch on Thursday at the Railway Museum.

* Only three players in 100-year history of the Adelaide-based Goodwood Saints have managed to play 300 senior football matches for the club.