Gunnedah Namoi River flowing amid heavy rainfall

Jessica Worboys
Jacob McArthur
By Jessica Worboys, and Jacob McArthur
Updated February 9 2020 - 1:41am, first published 1:30am

'The Namoi River is flowing' is a saying Gunnedah residents would not have heard in a long time, but after plenty of rainfall it certainly is the case.

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Jessica Worboys

Jessica Worboys

Journalist

Education and youth reporter at the Northern Daily Leader. Get in touch via jessica.worboys@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Jacob McArthur

Jacob McArthur is a producer for The Canberra Times. As part of production team, he helps the people of Canberra and beyond get the stories they need, when they need them across a range of platforms, while helping maintain a high editorial standard. Before moving to Canberra in 2020, he started with Australian Community Media in 2015 as a journalist for The Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth. He kept a close eye on Tamworth Regional Council, as well as the public health system, writing extensively about water security, the need for better palliative care services, and medicinal cannabis. Jacob was also the co-host of ACM's Water Pressure podcast where he and Jamieson Murphy took a deep dive on issues and key decisions arising during one of the region's worst droughts on record.