Clarence Town, 30 January 2019

    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…

Frederickton, 31 Jan 2019

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…

Toormina, 1 Feb 2019

Toormina is to the south of Coffs Harbour, just to the west of the stunning beaches of Sawtell. Named after Taormina, Italy, Toormina is part of the wider Coffs Harbour region and formed when the owner, having visited and fallen in love with Taormina, subdivided his land. Toormina offers visitors a central location to the…

Eureka, 2 February 2019

Eureka has a rich history of farming traditions, hard work and a caring and supportive community. Built in 1906, the Eureka Hall all has witnessed many community celebrations and commemorations. Young men were farewelled from the hall to fight battles in distant lands, and welcomed on their safe return. A journey down memory lane reveals…