Quirindi Men’s Shed contributes to major art project

Quirindi Men’s Shed contributes to major art project

Artist and researcher Robbie van Hemert will debut her exhibition “The Majestic Food Plains: A Land Biography” at the National Trust Centre at Observatory Hill in Sydney from 28 March to 7 April 2015. The show will be the culmination of over 2 years work between the artist and farmers, community members and environmental scientists from the Liverpool Plains and wider New South … read on
Bushfire News & Advice for Quirindi Region

Bushfire News & Advice for Quirindi Region

New South Wales Rural Fire Service have declared that most residents across New England North West require a permit to burn-off this September. This is a result of the Bushfire Danger Period, which usually applies from October to March each year, coming into effect a month early for Tamworth, Gunnedah and the Liverpool Plains, including the communities of Quirindi, Werris … read on
Quirindi locals get a taste of the Golden Age of Rail

Quirindi locals get a taste of the Golden Age of Rail

On Thursday August 28, Liverpool Plains locals were treated to a visit from The Legend of Steam - Locomotive 3642. Built in 1926, the express passenger steam locomotive was decommissioned in 1969 before being recently refurbished for passenger tours. The train chugged north from Maitland to Werris Creek, stopping at regional towns including Scone, Murrurundi and Quirindi … read on
Over $5 Million In Water Security Funding For Liverpool Plains Shire

Over $5 Million In Water Security Funding For Liverpool Plains Shire

The New South Wales State Government have green-lighted projects worth millions of dollars by approving funding to pay for two major water security works being undertaken by Liverpool Plains Shire Council. The grants are part of the NSW Government’s “Water Security for Regions” program, which was established to help regional communities be prepared for future dry spells. The … read on

Council Promotes Tourism in Quirindi and Liverpool Plains Shire

There are so many great things about the Quirindi region. Our friendly community, our ever-changing calendar of special events, sporting comps and recreational activities, the beautiful natural landscape surrounding us throughout the Liverpool Plains region, flourishing agricultural industries (including the colourful mosaic of farms growing sunflowers, sorghum, canola, maize, … read on

Equestrian Sports in Quirindi

Equestrian sports feature heavily in the lifestyle of many families in Quirindi, Werris Creek, Willow Tree and the surrounding towns in the Liverpool Plains area. Rural kids are often introduced to these sports at a young age as a natural extension of life on the land, which goes on to become a lifelong passion. Quirindi is host to national-class eventing, regular race days, … read on

News Around Quirindi Schools

Are you thinking of relocating your family to the Quirindi region? Quirindi and the surrounding communities - including Werris Creek, Currabubula, Caroona, Spring Ridge, Wallabadah and Willow Tree - have some brilliant schools, with wonderful teachers, fun sporting events and top-notch educational opportunities. Read on for the latest news around our local schools! Quirindi … read on

Netball in Quirindi

Netball is a fantastic sport! It’s the highest participation sport for girls and women across Australia, and can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities as well as being a highly competitive and skilful sport played by some of Australia’s best athletes. Netball in New South Wales is going from strength to strength. The NSW Swifts have just secured an ANZ Championship … read on

Quirindi Welcomes New Music Festival

The ukulele has had a huge surge in popularity in Australia over the past decade. There are ‘ukestras’ (orchestras featuring the uke!) popping up everywhere, and popular music festivals celebrating the little Hawaiian instrument are held all over Australia. The biggest of these is in Cairns, Queensland, every July. It attracts players from around the world and is a big tourist … read on

Local Farmers Featured at Tamworth Taste Festival

The Tamworth Taste Festival, held from the 10th to 19th April 2014, was a hugely successful celebration of regional food, wine and produce. This festival grows bigger and better each year, and heaps of community events were held throughout the 10-day festival including Taste in the Park, a food-filled day out for the whole family, and the Laneway Pop Up Bar, a fun night out … read on