IN THIS EDITION:
* Paakindji man Uncle Owen Whyman of Wilcannia is attempting to form the Indigenous Party of Australia and will hold a meet and greet in Wilcannia on Saturday for people to sign up.
* Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has welcomed a $4.6 million Federal Coalition Government investment to seal the section of Pooncarie Road in the Wentworth Shire, complementing work already underway to seal the road in the Far West of his electorate.
* Astronomers from The University of Western Australia’s node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) have developed a new way to study star formation in galaxies from the dawn of time to today.
* The new light towers at the Jubilee Oval have fallen victim to local wildlife, after cockatoos were caught using the wires as a snack.