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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..

We’re on Facebook!!! Shelby Mannion has started up a What’s On In White Cliffs Facebook page and we’ve added a Google calendar to help keep track of things. Just contact Shelby, Randel or Honor or leave a visitor’s post if you want something included.

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

If you need the Fire Brigade, Police or Ambulance in an emergency ring 000
For Police if not urgent ring 131 444.

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Congratulations Rob Dyson
Regional Development Australia Far West - 2019 Far West NSW Excellence in Business Awards
Best New Business: White Cliffs Bus Tours

The White Cliffs Solar Thermal Power Station Friends Inc.
Check out two amazing films:
* White Cliffs Solar Thermal Power Station https://vimeo.com/364689423 starring Bill Finney, Graham Wellings and Graeme Hanigan

* Blackout https://vimeo.com/364688083 with the children from White Cliffs Public School and students from the School of the Air.
Check out the “Blackout” attachment with this newsletter to find out how these great films came about.

Amazing Christmas Gifts from White Cliffs.
* It Could Only Happen In White Cliffs” Tall tales and true by the people of White Cliffs. Available from Cree Marshall and business around town
* Amazing handmade artisan jewellery, jigsaws, posters and drilled opals by Linda George. https://www.lindageorgejewellery.com.au/
* Opal jewellery, opal soap, bathbombs, souvenirs and so much more at Fossickers Den https://www.fossickersden.com.au/apps/webstore/
* Opal mined locally, set in white or yellow gold, sterling silver. A fantastic range of rings, ear rings, necklaces and pendants. Pineapples in season. Postcards, souvenirs, art work, polished stones, findings.Southern Cross Opals https://www.whitecliffsnsw.com.au/aussie-southern-cross and The Stubbie House https://www.whitecliffsnsw.com.au/stubbie-house
* Some of White Cliffs finest opal jewellery, loose cut stones and museum quality Rare Opal Pineapple. All these come from their own Red Earth Opal Mine Red Earth Opal https://redearthopal.com/
* Give a Far West Gift Card and let the recipient chose their gift from the local businesses in White Cliffs and around the region. https://lovethefarwest.com.au/far-west-gift-cards/

White Cliffs Art Festival 2020— Call for Artists
Artists who wish to enter work in the White Cliffs Underground Art Show in August 2020 will find all the details, conditions of participation and entry form attached to this newsletter. Entries close July 14, 2020.
More information: cherrylfyffe@yahoo.com

Drought Assistance
https://www.vinnies.org.au/page/Find_Help/drought_assistance/
If you are a farmer, farm worker or farm supplier/contractor who is doing it tough because of the drought you may be entitled to receive a one-off payment of $3,000 funded by the Australian Government’s Drought Community Support Initiative Round 2 (DCSI). You need to be over 18 years of age, be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, and live or work in an eligible Local Government Area (LGA).

Summer Hours

Red Earth Opals
The gallery is now open 7days a week until further notice for Opal Sales only but No Coffee or Cake!
The Opal Mine Tour will continue as usual.

White Cliffs Hotel Underground Motel is now closed and will reopen on April 1, 2020

OUTBACK LETTERBOX LIBRARY
Free service delivering library materials to isolated residents living in the Far West NSW region.
Books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, Talking books and eBooks and eAudio
Library items delivered free. Membership is free.
Contact Broken Hill City Library http://bit.ly/bhcclibrary Phone 08 80803460 Email: BHLibrary@brokenhill.nsw.gov.au
This service is funded by the State Library NSW

· Conferences, Grants, Scholarships, Awards
* Quick Response Grants
- support professional development opportunities for artists and arts workers involved in community programs that will increase their knowledge, skills and experience
- support skills and or arts development for individuals and groups in regional communities through the employment of arts and cultural workers to conduct workshops, seminars and forums.
Read more: http://regionalartsnsw.com.au/grants/qrg/#ixzz66jL03kwk

Artist in Residence Program—Broken Hill
Applications now open https://www.bhartgallery.com.au/Whats-On/Artist-in-Residence-Program?mc_cid=57ee9bc7ef&mc_eid=d3db528e85


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The Next 7 days

White Cliffs Pool open. Week Days—3-6 pm Weekends—-3 –7pm

Sundays 8am White Cliffs Sporting Club
Email: WCSC2836@gmail.com
Golf

Sundays, 12-2pm White Cliffs Hotel/Motel
Lunch

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

Sundays, White Cliffs Sporting Club
6pm Bar Open
7pm BBQ Dinner
All welcome

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

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

Monday, December 2 White Cliffs Public School
Science Day

 

Monday, December 2, 12.30 White Cliffs Health Centre
White Cliffs Health Council (closed meeting)
Any queries, questions or issues can be raised with the Health Council members:
Secretary: Bill Hoskins Chairperson: Dick Wagner
Annette Turner Bert Gale
Vicky White Randel Greene
Ros Forrest Jenny Hoskins

Tuesdays, 10 am The Art House
Bead and Craft Workshop
Bring your own beads and/or use the ones provided by the Craft Group.
BYO lunch & a cup.
Contact person: Cree Marshall
Donation: $2 per person—$5 per person for first visit if using beads.
ALL WELCOME.

Thursday, December 5 White Cliffs Health Service
RFDS Clinic
GP: Neetha Purushotham
No mental health service

Thursday, December 5, 5pm White Cliffs Sporting Club
AGM & General meeting
Committee nomination forms available from Hayley. The forms must be returned to the secretary on or before the 4th December, 2019 either in person, via Fran or Hayley, or email hayes_mcdonald@hotmail.com. Nominations will only be accepted on the day if there have been no nomination submissions for a position.

Fridays White Cliffs Health Centre
Telehealth
Telehealth supplements the already scheduled face to face clinics at the White Cliffs Health Centre. These regular sessions will provide White Cliffs residents with dedicated clinic time with an RFDS doctor at the Clive Bishop Centre in Broken Hill—all without leaving White Cliffs!.
For an appointment ring the Clive Bishop Centre, between 10am and 12 noon on 08 8080 3780.
Telehealth can also be used with other health providers. Contact the White Cliffs Health Centre for more information.

Fridays, 10.00am Contact Cree for venue
Craft
Join the ladies as knit, sew & natter
All welcome

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

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

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Wednesday, December 11 White Cliffs Health Service
RFDS Clinic
GP: Neetha Purushotham
Dental: Suzanne Moore, Annie O’Sullivan

Wednesday, December 11 to Friday, December 13 Broken Hill
Swimming lessons for White Cliffs Public School

Thursday, December 12 (11-5.30 pm) & Friday, December 13 (9-2pm) Wilcannia
Best & Less pop up shop

Thursday, December 19 White Cliffs Health Service
RFDS Clinic
GP Jo Ho
No mental health service

Friday, December 20 White Cliffs Public School
Last day term 4

December 19, from 11.30 am Wilcannia Shire Offices & Wilcannia Post Office
Closed for staff Christmas function
All Offices in the Shire will resume normal operations on Friday 20 December. Council apologises for any inconvenience and in case of emergency, phone 0429915992.

2020

April 1 to April 4, 2020 Broken Hill
Australia Women Pilots’ Association National Conference
Contact: Dominique Brassier T: 04 0790 3330 dominique_b@llnet.net.au

Saturday, April 11 7pm White Cliffs Hotel
Catherine Britt http://www.catherinebritt.com/
Tickets: https://www.songkick.com/concerts/39130046-catherine-britt-at-white-cliffs-hotel

Saturday, April 25, 2020
ANZAC Day Commemorations
10.30 to 10.45 am Gather at the White Cliffs Hotel to march to the Cenotaph
11 am Service at the Cenotaph
Please note: No dawn service

Saturday, May 9 2020 Silverton
World Largest Gathering of Indian Motorcycle Ride & Rally
Contact: Christine Keeble, M. 0418 970 963 or chris@ckck.com.au

Friday, May 15 to Sunday, May 17, 2020
White Cliffs Music Festival
For information contact: Anne Baker 0428 757 088 or Julie Cain 0427 508 670

Friday, August 14-16 White Cliffs Community Hall/CWA rooms/National Parks
White Cliffs Underground Arts Festival
I See Red!
Art Show: Artists who are intending to enter work in the Underground Art Show, and have not received the entry form need to open the attachment of this newsletter for details, conditions of participation and entry form. Please save/print the document when time to enter.
More details: cherrylfyffe@yahoo.com

Weekly Activities:

White Cliffs Hall
White Cliffs Work for the Dole Program (WFD)

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???.

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.

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

White Cliffs Sporting Club
Email: WCSC2836@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 (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
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.
Season: November - March

Other Activities:

1st Monday White Cliffs Historical Vehicles Club from April to December
President: Rod Cook
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:
Secretary: Margaret Tate Chairperson: Dick Wagner
Annette Turner Bert Gale
Vicky White Randel Greene
Ros Forrest Jenny Hoskins

3rd Tuesday in the month 7.30 pm—from April to October.
White Cliffs Miners Association
Email: wcma2020@gmail.com
President: Ron Dowton 08 8091 6711,
Vice President: Rusty Wagner,
Secretary/Treasurer: Dave Brown
Committee: Peter Crawford, Tina Brown, Graeme Dowton, Tallon Towers, Kim Folland, Peter Thomasson.

White Cliffs Sporting Club Committee
All correspondence to WCSC2836@gmail.com
President: Dick Wagner,
Treasurer: Fran Schonberg
Secretary: Hayley Atkins
General committee: Cree, Marshall, Peter Thomassen, Rita Veroude, Frank Veroude

White Cliffs Gymkhana and Rodeo
an annual event held on the last weekend of the NSW school holidays

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

White Cliffs Music Festival
an annual event held on the third weekend in May
Contact: Anne Baker 0428 757 088 or Julie Cain 04277 508 670

Tourist Association White Cliffs—President: Rob Dyson
Secretary:
Treasurer: Honor Taylor

SES—contact Graeme Wellings, Graeme Leckie

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
http://www.centraldarling.nsw.gov.au

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

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