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Visit Narrabri NSW - it is set in the heart of the rich Namoi Valley, in North West NSW, Australia. Narrabri NSW is home to 7,300 residents who enjoy good shopping, good sporting facilities and a very good way of life. Narrabri is situated 100 kms from Moree in the north and 110kms from Coonabarabran in the south on the Newell Highway. Gunnedah is 95kms to the east and Wee Waa is 45kms west on the Kamilaroi Highway. It is the home of the Narrabri Shire Council, The Crossing Theatre, and the untamed beauty of Mt Kaputar National Park, Pilliga National Park and the Australia Telescope. Narrabri services the surrounding towns of Boggabri, Bellata, Wee Waa, Pilliga and Gwabegar.

Narrabri has daily Country Link Rail, air services and interstate coaches. The district has an average summer minimum temperature of 17° and a maximum of around 37°. Recorded average winter minimum and maximum temperatures are 3° and 17° respectively. The district can also expect a rainfall level of approximately 635 millimetres in one calendar year. It is 190 m above sea level.

Narrabri tourism includes an amazing amount of interesting places to visit, a wide selection of eating experiences. Some menus include fine local produce such as olives, wine and superlative pasta which is made from the high quality durum wheat grown in the Bellata area. Accommodation is plentiful and of excellent standard. It includes motels, caravan parks, B & Bs and farm stays, either self catering or fully pampered!

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ABOUT NARRABRI NSW

Narrabri NSW is the headquarters for two major agricultural research stations, the Australian Cotton Research Institute and the IA Watson Grains Research Centre. Narrabri's growth and development is strongly tied to the success of its agricultural and commercial industries, and is moving ahead towards a prosperous future with the current population being approximately 7,500.  

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On a regional scale Narrabri NSW is encompassed by Regional Development Australia - Northern Inland NSW. This entity undertakes the promotion of the region

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Agriculture

The Narrabri NSW District is a major producer of a variety of agricultural commodities including cotton, wheat, beef cattle and sheep and pulse crops.

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Narrabri NSW always has houses for sale and houses for rent on a wide range and commercial blocks and shops also come up for sale.   The variety is amazing.

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The Business directory encompasses the towns of the Narrabri Shire, if you own a business the cost to have a landing page and or a listing is very minimal.

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5 Driving Tips To Stay Safe At The Roundabout

5 Driving Tips To Stay Safe At The Roundabout

Some non-Corona Virus advice to get you through the day

Author: Julian Parsons/Friday, March 27, 2020/Categories: Feature Writer Julian Parsons, Boggabri, Narrabri, Wee Waa, Walgett, Other News, Community

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The news is full of Covid-19 right now, but there are other dangers in the world that YOU need to look out for.

One of the greatest dangers comes in the form of your very own car (or someone else’s).

Approximately 40% of all car accidents happen at intersections, with most of these resulting in serious injuries. R

oundabouts, however, make intersections much safer. The roundabout helps deflect vehicles by sending them on an arch, which again lessens the force of any crash, hence very few cases of head-on collisions.

New drivers ought to understand how to approach/drive on roundabouts to be safe. Here are five tips on how to stay safe while behind the wheel next time you approach a roundabout.

Looking to improve your driving? Visit the Australian Government’s Safe Driving Resource today.

Slow Down When Approaching The Roundabout

While this is more of a sensible thing, most people do not slow down when approaching a roundabout, and particularly an empty one for that matter.

Although the roads may seem clear, you never know who else is approaching the roundabout with the same motive as you. In addition to this, the roundabout 'arc' could destabilise your vehicle, especially in rainy weather across Aussie autumn or winter.

For the air con repairs team at aircaresolutions.com.au this occurs simply when people are running late. They explain “we’re on the road often between jobs and in our experience, one of the most common causes of accidents comes from people rushing from point A to point B. It’s easy to put the foot to the floor to try and save a few minutes, but it can cost you much more if it all goes wrong.”

Make it a habit to always slow down when approaching a roundabout. It also makes perfect sense to navigate the roundabout at lower speeds too.

This way, you'll be able to keep an eye on the driver in front and by your side, hence a reduced risk of getting into or causing an accident.

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Give Way The Correct Way

Unlike popular belief, you should only give way to vehicles that are already on the roundabout, and not those on your right.

Giving way to the cars in front helps clear the way for you, hence a smooth transition to the next lane. Trying to give way to vehicles on your right while on the roundabout will only make drivers behind you angrier.

Frustrated drivers may either shout or honk at you, with others trying to manoeuvre around, making the situation more complicated than it should. You also shouldn't make a rushed decision if the drivers honk or shout at you.

Avoid Changing Lanes In A Multi-Lane Roundabout

In addition to approaching the roundabout at a slow speed, you also need to pick the appropriate lane, then stick to it until you can exit. Changing lanes abruptly while in the roundabout can put you in a tight spot, or even worse, cause an accident.

Be sure to stick to the right lane if going straight or right, and in the left lane if going straight or to the left, or looking to make a U-turn.

Don't Let Other Drivers Distract You

As tempting as it may be to give the other driver a heads-up, it would probably be best to focus on exiting the roundabout and nothing more.

For the experts at Blackwood Osteopathy distraction can often come when drivers are dealing with fatigue or pain. They note “driving for long periods can cause, or exacerbate, neck pain. In fact any type of soreness, pain or lethargy can leave you susceptible to lapses in concentration. So making sure you’re not being distracted by other drivers is key.”

All it takes is a second of distraction to drive into another car or make a simple yet costly mistake on the roundabout.

Most drivers will make abrupt lane changes at the roundabout- you need to be aware of this all the time.

man texting while driving

Allow A Safe Distance Around Big Vehicles And Trucks

Many drivers get nervous when overtaking large vehicles (or trucks) and for a good reason. Trucks not only have huge blind spots but also take quite a bit of the road when navigating roundabouts.

For the concrete sealers at Driveway Doctor you can start practising safe distancing at home. They explain “it can be confronting trying to gauge distance on the road, especially for new drivers. Try using your driveway and start small. Get a hang of your spatial awareness when pulling in and out. This will help you build up to find confidence on the open road.”

It is quite common for a truck to take/use both lanes of a roundabout. That said, it would be advisable to allow a safe distance between you and the truck.

You don't want your car pushed out of the road by the heavy truck. Or, if you’re moving and you’ve rented a mover’s truck, you don’t want an accident that puts you and your possessions in danger.

Have all these tips in mind whenever approaching a roundabout to be safe.

The last thing anyone would want is to get into an accident (or cause one) at the roundabout.

Do you have any safe driving tips we missed? Let us know in the comments!

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Real Estate

23 Vera Leap Road, Wee Waa

23 Vera Leap Road, Wee Waa

For Sale House Wee Waa

FOR SALE    5       2      4      Price $420,000.00  Negotiable and all reasonable offers will be considered.

This weatherboard and Hardiplank home is situated on the outskirts of town inside the levee bank. Zoned General Industrial on 2.3 acres.

Tuesday, March 05, 2019/Author: Sam/Number of views (57834)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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39 Cormie Avenue, Wee Waa, NSW, 2388

39 Cormie Avenue, Wee Waa, NSW, 2388

Home For Sale Wee Waa New South Wales

$380,000
39 Cormie Avenue, Wee Waa, New South Wales

4 bedroom home for Sale!! 
Fully ducted split system, double garage with loft.
Large entertainment room, 2 bathrooms, main bedroom with ensuite, 3 bedrooms have built ins. 
Pool, Solar panels.

For more information contact 
Luke Humphries 0428957049 or Erin Humphries 0408715321

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85 - 87 Rose Street, Wee Waa, NSW, 2388

85 - 87 Rose Street, Wee Waa, NSW, 2388

Commercial Investment Opportunity

Long Term Lease in Main Street

• Lot 162 DP 1035634 Shop - one commercial shop 
• Zoned B2 Local Centre 

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Unit 4/ 71 Rose Street, Wee Waa NSW 2388 Office Space For Sale

Unit 4/ 71 Rose Street, Wee Waa NSW 2388 Office Space For Sale

Commercial Investment Office Space available in Wee Waa for Sale

1,019 ㎡ leased/Rented just off Main Street. Front Shop 2 sold

Genuine inquiries Call Sue Smith 0428 436 720

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Narrabri RSL Superdraw and Meat Raffles Every Wednesday from 6pm

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Narrabri Junior Basketball !

Commencing Wednesday 26th of February from 5pm

Narrabri Junior Basketball !
Commencing Wednesday 26th of February from 5pm

Ages 6-15 years. Boys and Girls.

Cost $80 (one full years registration which covers two seasons)

We run three 'age groups' which are quite flexible, allowing players to play up or down based on size and skill levels. Generally 6-8. 8-11. 11-15. There are a lot of players playing outside of this.

All registration fees are done online, a link can be found on the Narrabri Basketball Association Facebook page. After the first week, No Pay - No Play applies, so please be timely. Existing players and parents, please check when you are due to ensure you may take the court.

Also, any parents who can spare the time to referee, score or just wash some shirts, please put your hands up.

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Pilates Narrabri

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