Welcome to Randel's Dates.

 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 on whatsonatwhitecliffs@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 
RexD.  
http://www.whitecliffsnsw.com.

 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

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Þ Engel Fridge missing
A locked Engel ‘fridge is missing from Ray O’Leary’s camp.  If you know where it is please contact him on 0498 718 118.

Þ Camp for sale
$3,000—contact Ray O’Leary 0498 718 118

Þ William Bates remembered
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-06/indigenous-land-rights-champion-william-bates-remembered/9017968

Þ Western Local Land Services Local Community Advisory Groups (LCAG)
Congratulations to Louise Turner (chair), Anika Molesworth, Luke Reynolds & David Sandow who were appointed to the LCAG representing Broken Hill and the unincorporated area.  Luke O’Connor and Bodie Hill are ongoing members as their previous terms hadn’t expired.

Þ High temperatures & high winds
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-27/record-september-temperatures-broken-again-in-west-nsw/8993450

Þ Skymuster Data Allowance Increase
http://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2017-10-03/skymuster-data-allwoance-increase-welcome/9012242

Þ Can White Cliffs airport survive?
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-03/will-australias-small-time-aviation-industry-a-thing-of-the-past/9007176

 

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

The Next 7 days

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


Tuesday, October 10  Postponed
White Cliffs Sporting Club Committee meeting
            All correspondence to 
WCSC2836.secretary@gmail.com
                        President: Dick Wagner, 
                        Treasurer: Fran Schonberg
                        Secretary: Hayley Atkins

Wednesday, October 11  White Cliffs Health Clinic
RFDS—Erik Janssen
No mental health clinic


Mondays & Wednesdays 5.30 pm White Cliffs Sporting Club tennis courts
Cross fit with Jane


Wednesday, October 11, 10 am to 2 pm   Wilcannia Men’s Shed
Legal Aid, Civil Law Clinic
Contact Mukesh Mahajan   0416 885 303


Tuesdays & Thursdays 6.30 am White Cliffs Sporting Club
Cross fit with Jane


Thursdays  9 am  The Art House (opposite the White Cliffs Health Clinic)
Art Group Painting
Donation $2 
All Welcome—contact Jane Stevenson


Thursday, October 12, doors open 5pm Wilcannia Community Hall 
Concert featuring Kevin Kropinyeri, a one-man whirlwind that will have you holding your sides laughing, as he shares his journey through laughter and fun! 
Far West Local Health District in partnership with local services within the Far West will host four free concerts in Broken Hill, Dareton, Menindee and Wilcannia to promote the importance of positive mental health and wellbeing. 
Entry is free and a meal is provided. 
There will be giveaways and doors prizes!

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

Fridays, 10.00am  Red Earth Opal Cafe
Craft 
Join the ladies as they sew, knit & natter.
All welcome

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

Fridays, 3.30—4.30pm  White Cliffs Sporting Club
CWA Kid’s Dance Class with Sarah & Shannon
$10 per person
All kid’s between 3 & 12 welcome!

Sunday, October 14  9.30am-4pm  Topar Campdraft Grounds
Campdrafting Practice Day
for any junior, juvenile or encourage drafters
All riders must be SCA members & at least 8 years old.
Contact: Terry 0427 919 408 scardsalestation@bigpond.com
Barb 0448 966 675   devon2@bigpond.com


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

Sunday, October 15, 4pm St. John’s Church, Wilcannia 
Mass


Sundays,  4 pm White Cliffs Hotel/Motel

Euchre—All welcome


Sundays,   White Cliffs Sporting Club
Email:  WCSC2836.secretary@gmail.com
6pm  Bar open
7pm
 Dinner—volunteers needed to help serve & clean up 

Mondays, 3-5pm Table tennis at the Hall - players welcome.  
Contact  ??

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Tuesday, October 17, 7.30 pm—White Cliffs Hall
White Cliffs Miners Association meeting
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

Wednesday, October 18  White Cliffs Clinic|
RFDS—Stephen Jelbart
Dentist—Darren Owens
Mental Health—Graham Archer, Vikki Quartmain


Thursday, October 19  9.30 am to 1 pm   White Cliffs
Essential Energy—Planned Power Outage
For more information call 132 080


Monday, October 23  6pm  Fire bucket at the back of the White Cliffs Hotel/Motel
Miners, Shearers and Other Stories
With Stephanie Dale from the Write Road www.thewriteroad.com.au
Join in around the fire for an evening of writing & story telling.
They’re your stories and only you can tell ‘em.  - family histories  - personal memories  - miners  - shearers  - landscapes  - claims  - finds  - dugout  - feuds and friends.
Come along and put your stories on the records—because once you’re gone, so are they.
Everybody welcome!
To register your interest: Phone: Marie Kelly 0429 674 307 or Stephanie Dale 0422 138 103


Thursday, October 26  White Cliffs Clinic
RFDS  Paul Ryan
Dentist (drive clinic) Lyn Mayne


1st Monday White Cliffs Historical Vehicles Club—

First 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


Saturday, November 4, 11am  St. James Anglican Church, Wilcannia
Church service followed by Lunch at The River Meeting Gallery at the Queen’s Head, Hotel, Reid Street, Wilcannia.


Saturday, November 4, 6.30pm  Central Football Club, Broken Hill
130th Anniversary Reunion dinner dance.
For all past and present employees of the Broken Hill Health Service
Tickets $65
Contact:  
Jan Pearce – 0438 883 904, Karen Kemp – 0417 418 005, Geraldine Casey – 0408 840 650, Paula Toohey – 0438 836 999.
The RSVP is by 23 October 2017.


Wednesday, November 15, 10 am to 2 pm   Wilcannia Men’s Shed
Legal Aid, Civil Law Clinic
Contact Mukesh Mahajan   0416 885 303


Tuesday, November 21, Wilcannia
CDSC Administrator town visit


Wednesday December 13, 10 am to 2 pm   Wilcannia Men’s Shed
Legal Aid, Civil Law Clinic
Contact Mukesh Mahajan   0416 885 303


Friday December 15  End of term 4, White Cliffs Public School


Friday December 15 White Cliffs Underground Motel closed for refurbishments
To reopen on Friday, March 16, 2018


2018

Friday, March 16  White Cliffs Underground Motel Reopens.

April 1—Co-opera’s production of “The Barber of Seville”
to be confirmed
contact Dick Wagner


May 3rd weekend—White Cliffs Music Festival
Contact Anne Baker, Enid Black, Richard Allan


July 6 to 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 exhibition)


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


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

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

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

Fridays, 10.30am  
In winter 
Craft at the Red Earth Cafe.  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  Golf      
                        6pm  Bar open—volunteers with RSA certificates needed  
                        
7pm Dinner—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
            
Liturgy

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. 
            
Cost: This season the fees will be:        

Adults:                  $2

Children               $1 under 10 years

Monthly               $25 per family, individuals $20

Seasonal              $75 per family, individuals $60

Season: November - March

Other Activities:

1st Monday White Cliffs Historical Vehicles Club

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 
WCSC2836.secretary@gmail.com
                        President: Dick Wagner, 
                        Treasurer: Fran Schonberg
                        Secretary: Randel Greene

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

4th Wednesday of each month—Central Darling Shire Council Meeting  9am 
http://www.centraldarling.nsw.gov.au/council/council-meetings-centraldarling/1166041-2015-council-meetings

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 
rgreene@bigpond.com

 

2nd Wednesday of the month Wilcannia  Safe House Woore Street.  
            Far West Community Legal Centre  
http://www.farwestclc.org.au/
            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: 
reception@farwestclc.org.au

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       
            email 
bhfwanglicans@yahoo.com.au


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

Sheep & Horse Poo
The White Cliffs Primary School P & C is selling bags of sheep & horse poo to raise funds.
$10 a bag—collect from the school.

 

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