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What’s On At White Cliffs

This information sheet is produced by Randel on a volunteer basis & it is wise to confirm dates etc. because things change and sometimes mistakes are made! Send her a message onwhatsonatwhitecliffs@gmail.com or 0457 478 759 if you see something that may be of interest to the people of White Cliffs or if you would like to receive a copy..

White Cliffs now has two up to date web pages.
Tourist Association, White Cliffs  http://www.whitecliffsnsw.com.au 
Rex D.  

Are you holding a meeting?  Don’t forget the Listen 6 hearing system so that those with some hearing loss can take part!  
It can be booked and collected from the White Cliffs Sporting Club—ph. 0457 478 759 or contact Dick Wagner


Þ Western Local Land Services to Commence Aerial Baiting
Western Local Land Services will be undertaking its autumn aerial baiting program for the control of wild dogs. 
This is planned to occur between 
16 and 30 April, 2018.
The area covered by the program is from Hungerford in the north-east, Broken Hill in the west and to Mt Hope in the south-east. 
Following aerial baiting, ground baiting will be carried out from early to mid-May. 
To find out more contact Biosecurity Team Leader, Tim Wall on 0428 915 070.

Þ Western Region Small Land Management Grants.
This funding is targeted towards providing assistance to individuals and groups who are planning to increase knowledge, skills or raise awareness of issues relating to the environment, sustainable agriculture or natural resource management (NRM) in the Western region.
Grants of up to $5,000 are available for:
Training activities – related to achieving positive on-ground changes in land management.
Education activities – aimed at raising awareness of land management issues in the community.
Community activities – to support activities or events with an NRM, sustainable agriculture or environmental theme.
The closing date for applications is 30 April 2018.
For more information, landholders are encouraged to contact Ms Roach on 0438 695 755 or visit 
www.lls.nsw.gov.au/western/our-region for application forms and program guidelines.

Þ  2018 Windmill Trust Scholarships for Australian visual artists
Applicants are eligible across regional NSW, from the North Coast to the South East & Tablelands regions, from the Far West to the Hunter and everything in between.
Applications for the 2018 Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists close 23:59 AEST Saturday 26 May 2018. 1 x $10,000 scholarship will be awarded. Applications can be made online at: 
For further information on the Windmill Trust and previous winners of this award visit 
For more information on the Windmill Trust Scholarship
Penelope Benton, NAVA 02 9368 1900 or 
Sally Marwood, Windmill Trust 0408 022 

Þ From the Barrier Daily Truth
Treat Your Water
Small Surgery, Big reward  - Glaucoma surgery in Broken Hill
Big W Shock Closure
Hopping Mad:  Roo doco ‘propaganda’

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Check out the weekly & monthly events further down the page!

The Next 7 days

Sundays, 8 am  White Cliffs Sporting Club Golf Course
$5 green fee Clubs available for hire—even left-handed!
Contact Dick Wagner

Sundays,  4 pm White Cliffs Hotel/Motel
Euchre—All welcome

Sundays,  White Cliffs Sporting Club
6pm Bar open
Dinner   -   volunteers needed to help serve & clean up

Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9am to 2.30pm White Cliffs Hall
White Cliffs Work for the Dole Program (WFD)
Feel free to visit, drop off or pick up sewing jobs, pop in for a cuppa and discuss your community ideas. Maybe we can turn them into WFD activities.
Supervisor: Jane Stevenson 0429601870

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 9am to 2pm The Art House (opposite the White Cliffs Health Clinic)
Art Group Painting
Donation $2 
All Welcome—contact Jane Stevenson

Mondays,  3-5pm White Cliffs Hall .  
Table tennis - players welcome
Contact  Barbara Gasch

Tuesday, April 10  White Cliffs Hall—by appointment
Plan Ahead Day—Wills, Power of Attorney & Enduring Guardian
NSW Trustee & Guardian    www.tag.nsw.gov.au/planahead
Telephone: 08 8084 3500 for an appointment.

Thursday, April 12  White Cliffs Health Clinic
RFDS  - Paul Ryan
Mental Health - Susan Jordan

Thursday, April 12, 1pm  White Cliffs Community Hall
Draft Regional Strategic Pest Animal Management Plan Information Session.
Information session are being held across the region to explain how the plan was developed, what it means for the region and how to provide input into the final plan.
Anyone who has a concern about pest animal management is encouraged to attend an information session and comment on the draft plan.
For more information, download a copy of the plan and have your say:   
For information on the sessions, contact Western Lands Services Officer, David Creeper 0428 234 972

Thursdays 7.30pm  White Cliffs Hall
Indoor bowls
Gold coin donation, bring a plate. 
Contact: Ron Dowton
All welcome

Fridays, 10.00am  Cree’s
Join the ladies as they sew, knit & natter.
All welcome

Fridays, 3-5pm White Cliffs Hall
Table tennis
players welcome.  
Contact Barbara Gasch

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Tuesday, April 17  
Central Darling Shire Administrator town visit to White Cliffs

Wednesday, April 18  White Cliffs Health Service
Dental—Praveen Liyanawa
Practice Nurse—Kerri Rothery
Mental Health—Vivian Bachelier

Saturday, April 21 & Sunday, April 22—White Cliffs Gymkhana & Rodeo

Wednesday, April 25, 11 am  Cenotaph
ANZAC Day service

No RFDS service this week

Thursday, April 26, 11am  St. Mary’s Church, White Cliffs
Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Neave Young
The service at St. Mary’s will be conducted by Pastor Simon Murray and Reverend Helen Ferguson, PSM (from Broken Hill).
This will be followed by the ashes internment at the White Cliffs cemetery and refreshments at the White Cliffs Sporting Club.

Friday, May 18 to Sunday, May 21—White Cliffs Music Festival
The Line-up: Royden Donohue,  Sympatico, Sally Carter & Evan Webb, Peter Chapman (Bush Poet), Emily and Glenn Van Reason, Slim Dime (Jenny & Chris), Nick Charles, Baylou, Rev. Helen Ferguson & Bishop Rob Gilleon (church service)
Check out the White Cliffs Music Festival Facebook page to get a glimpse of these fantastic artists!

Contact Anne Baker, Enid Black, Richard Allan

Sunday, June 10  Wilcannia
Wilcannia Field and Fun Day

Wednesday, June 20  White Cliffs Clinic
Dermatology Clinic—Dr Christine Riordan (Richardson)
Please note:  CBMC Dermatology appointments—Patients will require a referral and must see the GP for a skin check prior to seeing the dermatologist

June 29 Nominations close for Far West District Health Service staff recognition awards.
Nomination forms are available on-line on the Far West LHD website, from the health service or by contacting 

Friday, July 6 to Sunday, July 8 White Cliffs Underground Art Festival—including exhibition of the Gwen Rowe Historical Collection by the Broken Hill Library
Contact:  Cree Marshall (Chairperson), Cherryl Fyffe (Art exhibition), Hayley Atkins/Linda George (Saturday night entertainment), Rex Duncombe (Gwen Rowe/White Cliffs exhibition), Randel Greene (history trail), Glenys Smiley (craft table)

Wednesday, August 8  White Cliffs Health Service
Ophthalmology Clinic—Richard Rawson & Bruce Rigby

Monday, September 17  Wilcannia Health Service Appointments through Kerry, HSC 08 8080 3735
Dermatology Clinic—Dr. Ian McCrossin
Please note:  CBMC Dermatology appointments—Patients will require a referral and must see the GP for a skin check prior to seeing the dermatologist

Weekly Activities:
Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays & the 1st Thursday of the month   9am to 2.30pm White Cliffs Hall
White Cliffs Work for the Dole Program (WFD)
Feel free to visit, drop off or pick up sewing jobs, pop in for a cuppa and discuss your community ideas. Maybe we can turn them into WFD activities.
Supervisor: Jane Stevenson 0429601870

Wednesdays & Fridays  
St. Mary’s Pharmacy, Wilcannia delivery to White Cliffs

Monday & Fridays, 3-5pm 
Table tennis at the Hall - players welcome.  
Contact Barbara Gasch???.

Thursdays  7.30pm 
Indoor bowls at the Hall– all welcome—
Gold coin donation, bring a plate.  Contact Ron Dowton

Fridays, 10.30am  
Craft at the Red Earth Café or other locations when Red Earth is closed.  
Join the ladies as they sew, knit & natter.
Shirley Owen is offering some alpaca wool for the spinners.  Contact her on 
ethelfarmer@hotmail.com if you would like her to bring some up for you.

Fridays  6pm 
Locals dinner at the Store.  Bookings preferred.  
Visitors always welcome.

White Cliffs Sporting Club     
Email:  WCSC2836.secretary@gmail.com
Golf—Any day, any time.  $5 green fee (honesty system applies).  Clubs available for hire—even left-handed.
                        Club rooms available for hire—catering available
                        Sundays,         8 am  
Bar open—volunteers with RSA certificates needed  
Dinner  (Feb/March to Dec) volunteers needed to help serve & clean up

Sundays,  4 pm White Cliffs Hotel/Motel
Euchre—All welcome

Sundays—10am  Wilcannia St. John’s Catholic Church

White Cliffs Swimming Pool
run by the White Cliffs Swimming Pool Committee (s355 committee of the Central Darling Shire.)
            Chairperson:  Dick Wagner
Robyn Taylor—Secretary

For further information please contact Shire Services on 08 8083 8900. 
Season: November - March

Other Activities:

1st Monday White Cliffs Historical Vehicles Club from April to December  
Vice-President Rob Dyson
Secretary Bert Gale

1st Monday February, April, June, August, October, December
White Cliffs Health Council (closed meeting)
            Any queries, questions or issues can be raised with the Health Council members:
            Bill Hoskins                                        Dick Wagner
            Annette Turner                                    Bert Gale
            Vicky White                                        Randel Greene
            Ros Shannon  Jenny Hoskins

2nd Tuesday—February, April, June, August, October
White Cliffs Sporting Club Committee meeting
            All correspondence to 
                        President: Dick Wagner, 
                        Treasurer: Fran Schonberg
                        Secretary: Hayley Atkins

3rd Tuesday in the month 7.30 pm—from April to October.  White Cliffs Miners Association meetings. 
Email:  wcma2012@hotmail.com 
                        President: Ron Dowton  08 8091 6711,  
                        Vice President Brad Atkins 08 8091 6635, 
                        Secretary/Treasurer Jane Stevenson 0438790510. . 
                        Committee:  Doug Brook, Dick Wagner, Jurgen Hecht, Graeme Dowton

Fire Brigade.—contact Rick Taylor, Fire Brigade Captain.

Tourist Association White Cliffs—contact Linda George

SES—contact Graeme Wellings

Underground Arts Festival (bi-annual)  - contact Cree Marshall

Hall Committee  - contact Clair Innes, Secretary

White Cliffs Community Association—caravan park
contact Rob Dyson

4th Wednesday of each month—Central Darling Shire Council Meeting  9am 

Helping White Cliffs Hear (FRRR Caring for Ageing Regional Australians funded)
The equipment, Listen 6 hearing system, is available for everyone to use.  The boxes contain a transmitter, 6 personal receivers, 6 ear buds, 2 personal hearing loops, a conference microphone. & feedback forms  It is very simple to use and should help those with hearing difficulties hear everything that goes on.   
People with hearing aids will need to have the telecoil activated to use the personal hearing loop.  Check for a “T” switch or ask your hearing service.
If you have a function where this would be useful please contact Dick Wagner at Southern Cross Opals or 


2nd Wednesday of the month Wilcannia  Safe House Woore Street.  
            Far West Community Legal Centre  
            The Far West Community Legal Centre assists people who cannot afford the service of a private law firm and who are not eligible for legal aid.
            They offer free legal information and advice, community legal education and lobbying for changes to laws that are unfair.
            Tel: 1800 300 036  or  08 8088 2020   Fax: 08 8088 2060   Email: 

2nd Sunday of the month 11 am—St Mary’s Church, White Cliffs  IF REQUESTED!
            Church Service
Contact Mary Wilson   0408 858 718 wilhampe@gmail.com  
                Parish Office:    PO Box 185, Broken Hill, NSW  2880
            Tel: 08 8087 4402       

2nd Sunday of the month—3pm    
Wilcannia  Hospital Conference Room
            Anglican Church Service
            Contact Mary Wilson   0408 858 718 
                Parish Office:    PO Box 185, Broken Hill, NSW  2880
            Tel: 08 8087 4402       

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