A local family reunion today will be extra special after they featured in a picture on the new $20 note.
Helen Bates (nee Barlow) lived at The Veldt Station, 170km north of Broken Hill, as a girl, and said the picture showed her family welcoming the Flying Doctor in 1948.
It was identified by RFDS South Eastern Sector president, Ruth Sandow, at an RFDS meeting in Tasmania. Committee members were under the assumption it had been taken in the Northern Territory.
After coming so close to claiming the 2018 premiership, North will look to go one better this season as a current champion takes the coaching reins for the first time.
New coaches, new players and better effort could see the West Robins finally be a legit challenger in 2019 but there’s still a long way to go.
Labor candidate for Parkes, Jack Ayoub, was in Menindee yesterday to meet the locals and outline his party’s stance on water issues.
The shiny, new Patton Street Park is now open after four months of redevelopment.