Tuesday 21 August 2018

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Barrier Daily Truth Tuesday 21 August 2018

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IN THIS EDITION:

* The NSW Government has loosened regulations to make it easier to cull kangaroos during the drought. The exemptions will allow graziers to obtain culling licences over the phone or email, and more roo shooters will be allowed to operate under the same licence inside an owner’s property.

* The YMCA is calling on local job seekers to register for group interviews following the recent announcement of 18 new jobs at the $5.4 million YMCA Wellness Centre.

* Broken Hill’s Prouds Jewellery store has won three gongs including Store of the Year in the West and South Australian Prouds Region Awards.

* With flu season well underway it has come as a timely reminder to stay healthy; despite no local presentations of the illness. Earlier this week the Influenza Surveillance Weekly Report by Health NSW highlighted that there were no recorded flu notifications in the Far West region of NSW during the weeks ending August 5 and July 29. Broken Hill superclinic’s Dr Fumi Komolafe has warned that is still too early to assume the flu season would be a “good one”.