Clarence Town, 30 January 2020

Clarence Town is thought to be seventh oldest settlement in Australia, the town situated on the banks of the Williams River. The first white man to explore the region was Lieutenant Colonel Paterson on 25th July 1801.  One of the first settlements along the Williams River was named “Erringhi” but by 1826 the area was…

Frederickton, 31 January 2020

Frederickton School of Arts is located in the heritage town of Frederickton in the Kempsey Shire. The foundation stone was laid in November 1903 by Sir Harry Rawson, Governor of NSW. The Hall enjoys a commanding position on the banks of the Macleay River and local regard the hall as an important part of the…

Austinville, 20 Nov 2019

Somewhere between a dreamy ocean and an endless green valley lies Austinville, the village where every visitor blinks twice. One of the Gold Coast’s oldest suburbs, Austinville was established following the worst years of the Great Depression. Originally a banana farming area intended to relieve unemployment, the area now contains a section of the World…

Coramba, 1 February 2020

  Coramba is a picturesque historic village north-west of Coffs Harbour. The North Coast railway meanders through Coramba village, as does the Orara River. The Coramba Community Hall was built in 1914, and has been holding functions for over 100 years. It was recently refurbished both inside and out and has full disability access and amenities. Come celebrate with us…