The million dollar makeover of Queen Elizabeth Park has been fast tracked by the state government.
A portion of the NSW Government’s record $51.7 million funding boost to the Crown Reserves Improvement Fund (CRIF) has been allocated to Broken Hill’s Queen Elizabeth Park.
Broken Hill Mayor Darriea Turley said the $876, 645 contribution to the $1.2 million upgrade of Queen Elizabeth Park will allow it to be completed this year, instead of in two years, as previously planned.
Jim Slater has been awarded the overall winner of the ‘Tune In’ Mental Health Month online art competition with his striking artwork titled ‘My Happy Place’.
Locals will be able to celebrate those who made an outstanding contribution to the community with the Australia Day ceremony next week.
A 30 year tradition will be resurrected on Sunday as the Barrier District Cricket League hit off against the Red Cliffs Cricket Association.