Tourism numbers have already been strong for Deniliquin this summer, and are set to soar this weekend.TYLA HARRINGTON January 25, 2013 4:33am
Deniliquin’s Riverina Regional Tourism representative Frank White said tomorrow’s Australia Day will be the ‘‘biggest yet’’.
Mr White said Deniliquin had been a bit ‘‘all over the place’’ with tourists, but is expected to be ‘‘full’’ tomorrow.
Deniliquin BIG4 Holiday Park, which Mr White owns with wife Lynda, is already at capacity and it’s the same for all accommodation places, he said.
‘‘It’s the biggest Australia Day yet, definitely.
‘‘I was looking at the books and we weren’t this full last year.’’
The river has been a big attraction, especially with the option for water activities like boating and fishing.
‘‘People are enjoying themselves, they’re happy to be in Deni.’’
Nathalia Secondary College principal John Sciacca will speak at Cool Heads tomorrow night about the night he came across the crash that killed Year 10 student Jess Hearn.
In a surprise announcement this morning the Burramine Sports Club has said there will be no Burramine Gift in 2015.
The Tatura and district Catholic community will celebrate the 51st staging of the Feast of St Donato on Saturday, August 2.
More than $30,000 was raised for the James McQuillan Future Fund through a nearest the pin competition at Moama Recreation Reserve on Saturday.
Shavanna Coghill, Harvey Keating, Nate MacFarlane and Holly Scoble were among children who enjoyed the first community playgroup in Rochester on Monday.
Lancaster Football Netball Club makes all families welcome.
St Mary's College staff member Rhonda Tallnash declared Queensland bush poet female champion.
Jerilderie thumped Yarroweyah by 185 points on Saturday with star forward Aaron Purcell leading the charge.
Heathcote landfill is open until Sunday for the free disposal of e-waste.
Barooga Lions Club's stalwart of deb balls calls it a day after 17 years of service.
The Deniliquin Wetlands Restoration Community Project has restored the balance to the Deniliquin lagoon system.
Tackling salinity in the Goulburn-Broken basin was a key element of a presentation made to an international forum in the United States last month.
The garden is the work of more than 100 people and has taken more than a decade to complete. Aboriginal community devleopment worker Chris Thorne shared stories of Benalla's Indigenous heritage.
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