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Low unemployment figures across the Orana region

The Orana region is bucking a national unemployment trend with a figure of just 2.7%, according to the latest Small Area Labour Market data. While low unemployment in the region reflects a stable economy, RDA Orana Director of Regional Development Megan Dixon said there is a critical labour shortage that needs to be addressed. “At a time when we expect…

RDA Orana welcomes minerals report

RDA Orana Director for Regional Development Megan Dixon has welcomed a report released by the NSW Minerals Council which outlines the future of mining development across the state. Entitled ‘Seizing opportunities for jobs and investment in NSW’, the report outlines 32 proposed mining projects which would have the potential for 15,000 jobs and an economic benefit of $13 billion. Mrs…

Still trading, Muddy Waters Brewarrina

Muddy Waters in Brewarrina has transformed itself in order to remain open for loyal customers. Still selling their range of hot and cold drinks and delicious food, owner Belinda Colless said they are offering a range of takeaway dishes including salads, burgers, sandwiches and Turkish melts. For the sweet tooth, there are plenty of treats such as fruit salad, muffins…